Reports: Egypt has severed ties with North Korea

Reports: Egypt has severed ties with North Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2017 Egypt has cut military ties to North Korea, according to reports. “Egypt will actively co-operate with South Korea against North Korea acts that threaten peace,” Egyptian Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi said during a visit to Seoul on Sept. 12, Yonhap reported. Cairo, which for decades maintained close ties with […]

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs What form of governance is “best”? What is most durable? What is most equitable? What produces the best economic results? These questions are usually posed — and the answers are usually imposed — as though a universally applicable model could be found by […]

U.S.-Egypt resume annual military exercises canceled by Obama in 2011

U.S.-Egypt resume annual military exercises canceled by Obama in 2011

by WorldTribune Staff, September 6, 2017 The United States and Egypt have agreed to resume the “Operation Bright Star” military exercises. The bi-annual exercises had been held since 1981, but were postponed by the Obama administration in 2011 following the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak and brought to power the pro-Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Morsi. […]

Russia adds Egypt to list of Mideast nuclear power deals

Russia adds Egypt to list of Mideast nuclear power deals

by WorldTribune Staff, September 5, 2017 Egypt and Russia on Sept. 4 finalized a deal in which Moscow will fund the construction of a nuclear power plant in Egypt. The deal was announced after Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in China, where they were attending a summit, the Associated […]

Egypt: Jihadi suspects in attacks on Christians die in firefight

Egypt: Jihadi suspects in attacks on Christians die in firefight

by WorldTribune Staff, August 11, 2017 Three jihadists who were suspects in terrorist attacks against Egypt’s Coptic Christian community were killed in a shootout with Egyptian security forces on Aug. 8, Egypt’s Interior Ministry said. One security officer also died in the firefight in Qena. The Interior Ministry said the shootout took place after a […]

Egypt receives second submarine from Germany

Egypt receives second submarine from Germany

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2017 Egypt’s effort to modernize its military took another step forward this week with the arrival of the second of four submarines ordered from Germany. Egypt’s navy said the new Type-209/1400 submarine, manufactured by the German company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, is able to sail in a range of 11,000 […]

Hamas said to accept Egypt’s plan on Palestinian unity

Hamas said to accept Egypt’s plan on Palestinian unity

by WorldTribune Staff, August 7, 2017 A deal proposed by Egypt to unify Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s Fatah party has been accepted by Hamas, according to reports. Under the deal proposed by Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi, the PA would be committed to ending harsh actions it has taken against Hamas in Gaza since […]

Egyptian tank crew saved dozens of people by crushing car packed with 220 pounds of explosives

Egyptian tank crew saved dozens of people by crushing car packed with 220 pounds of explosives

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2017 An Egyptian tank crew are being hailed as heroes after they ran over a car packed with explosives that was headed toward an army checkpoint in North Sinai. The tank crushed the car, which contained four terrorist gunmen and 220 pounds (100 kilograms) of explosives, the Egyptian army said. […]

‘Horrendous’ statistics: The ongoing decimation of Christians and their churches

‘Horrendous’ statistics: The ongoing decimation of Christians and their churches

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders A pervasive persecution of Christians goes on throughout the Middle East and South and Southeast Asia with relatively small organized efforts to oppose it, even among Western churchmen. True, Pope Francis has spoken out against discrimination, and in many instances, imprisonment and worse. In April he made a […]

Egyt’s Sisi, backed by UAE and Libya’s Haftar, dedicates largest military base in Middle East

Egyt’s Sisi, backed by UAE and Libya’s Haftar, dedicates largest military base in Middle East

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2017 Egypt has opened what it says is the largest military base in the Mideast. President Abdul Fatah Sisi on July 22 officially inaugurated the Mohamed Naguib Military Base at El Hammam in Marsa Matrouh governorate west of Alexandria. Among those in attendance was Libyan Gen. Khalifa Haftar and Sheikh […]

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