Jihadist bombs kill 10 Egyptian officers and soldiers in the Sinai

Jihadist bombs kill 10 Egyptian officers and soldiers in the Sinai

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2017 Three Egyptian military officers and seven soldiers were killed on March 23 during an operation against terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula. The security forces’ vehicles were hit by two improvised bombs during the operation, the military said, according to Reuters. Egyptian forces killed 15 jihadists and arrested seven others […]

‘Let my people go’: Americans in November chose freedom over return to the ‘Pharoah’

‘Let my people go’: Americans in November chose freedom over return to the ‘Pharoah’

Special to WorldTribune.com By J. Russell Capps, State News Today The Old Testament reveals that God wanted a family through which He could bless all the nations of the earth. He chose the descendants of the twelve tribes of Jacob, known as the Israelites. The wise will learn from their journey. When ancient Israel wandered […]

Trump to host Egypt’s Sisi in early April

Trump to host Egypt’s Sisi in early April

by WorldTribune Staff, March 20, 2017 Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi will make his first state visit to Washington on April 3. A White House official confirmed on March 19 that President Donald Trump will host the Egyptian leader, Reuters reported. Former President Barack Obama had never extended a formal invitation to Sisi, who was elected […]

Report: Russia sends special forces to Egypt-Libya border

Report: Russia sends special forces to Egypt-Libya border

by WorldTribune Staff, March 14, 2017 Russia is said to have deployed special forces near the Egypt-Libya border, likely in support of Libyan Gen. Khalifa Haftar, U.S. and Egyptian diplomatic sources said. Haftar, who commands the eastern-based Libyan National Army, opposes the UN-backed government in Tripoli. The American sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, […]

Senior Palestinian official deported upon arrival in Egypt

Senior Palestinian official deported upon arrival in Egypt

by WorldTribune Staff, March 1, 2017 A high-ranking official in the Fatah movement was refused entry into Egypt on orders from Egyptian intelligence services. Jibril al-Rajoub, a confidant of Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas, was denied entry and deported on Feb. 27, sources at Cairo airport said. Rajoub, a high-ranking member of Fatah’s central […]

Trump sparks hope in Cairo after Obama ‘took sides against Egypt in its darkest moment’

Trump sparks hope in Cairo after Obama ‘took sides against Egypt in its darkest moment’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 23, 2017 After six years of getting the cold shoulder from former President Barack Obama, Egypt is hopeful of restoring ties with the U.S. under the Trump administration and ultimately returning to its traditional role as a central Arab power. A former ambassador to Egypt, speaking to a visiting private U.S. […]

Report: Netanyahu rejected Obama administration’s peace plan in secret talks

Report: Netanyahu rejected Obama administration’s peace plan in secret talks

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2017 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shot down a regional peace initiative presented by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a secret meeting last year that included Egypt and Jordan, a report said. The meeting was held on Feb. 21, 2016 in the Egyptian resort town of Aqaba and […]

Sudan seen abandoning Muslim Brotherhood to repair relations with Egypt

Sudan seen abandoning Muslim Brotherhood to repair relations with Egypt

by WorldTribune Staff, February 16, 2017 Sudan has reportedly been expelling Muslim Brotherhood members in an effort to mend ties with Egypt. Khartoum in the past two months has expelled “tens” of Muslim Brotherhood members who sought refuge in Sudan following the ouster of Mohammed Morsi, according to a report by the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper. The […]

Israel’s Iron Dome intercepts three ISIS missiles fired from Egypt

Israel’s Iron Dome intercepts three ISIS missiles fired from Egypt

by WorldTribune Staff, February 9, 2017 Three rockets fired by the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Feb. 8. The IDF confirmed that four missiles were fired in the direction of the southern Israeli resort city of […]

Trump’s travel ban finds wide support in the Middle East

Trump’s travel ban finds wide support in the Middle East

by WorldTribune Staff, February 5, 2017 Middle East countries, which deal with the threat of terrorism on a 24/7 basis, are widely backing U.S. President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations. Mideast governments who are dealing with the consequences of former President Barack Obama’s “fecklessness … want the United States […]

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