Turkey’s pro-Muslim Brotherhood ruler fires back at critics in Egypt

Turkey’s pro-Muslim Brotherhood ruler fires back at critics in Egypt

by WorldTribune Staff, July 22, 2016 Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s scathing criticism of Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi signifies that the Turkish president has lost the ability of “sound judgment,” the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said. When reports circulated that top officials in Cairo had cheered the news of the coup attempt in Turkey, Erdogan bashed Sisi, […]

Many Egyptians cheered news of coup in Turkey, wished world would ‘see Erdogan as we see him’

Many Egyptians cheered news of coup in Turkey, wished world would ‘see Erdogan as we see him’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 21, 2016 Many in Egypt are not hiding the fact they would have liked to have seen the coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan succeed. Erdogan is a staunch supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood, banned in Egypt, and a large number of Egyptians were looking for a similar result to […]

Egypt blocks U.S.-drafted UN statement backing Turkish government

Egypt blocks U.S.-drafted UN statement backing Turkish government

by WorldTribune Staff, July 17, 2016 Egypt blocked a United Nations Security Council statement drafted by the United States that called on all parties to “respect the democratically elected government of Turkey,” diplomats said. The move came after Turkish forces loyal to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan turned back an alleged military coup on July 16. […]

Israel’s Netanyahu scores with diplomatic initiatives in Africa and with Egypt, Turkey

Israel’s Netanyahu scores with diplomatic initiatives in Africa and with Egypt, Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, July 13, 2016 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led “the most right-wing government in Israeli history” to a trio of stunning diplomatic successes. Analysts say Netanyahu continues to prove the conventional wisdom wrong after his “triumphant” tour of Africa, warming of relations and increased security cooperation with Egypt and the restoration of […]

Israeli drones, operating in Sinai, help Egypt drive out ISIL

Israeli drones, operating in Sinai, help Egypt drive out ISIL

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2016 Israel is operating militarily in the Sinai Peninsula with the full support of Egypt, according to sources from both countries. A senior Israeli official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Israel is operating armed airborne drones in the Sinai, with Egypt’s blessing. The two nations are cooperating in the […]

Egypt reports successful counter terror strikes

Egypt reports successful counter terror strikes

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2016 Security forces thwarted an attack on a North Sinai checkpoint by heavily-armed terrorists on July 10, the Egyptian military said. Egyptian forces stopped the attack in Sheikh Zuweid “after they monitored a gathering of militants near the checkpoint based on intelligence information, killing them through strikes conducted by air […]

Egypt, Israel conduct first high level meeting in decade

Egypt, Israel conduct first high level meeting in decade

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2016 Israel and Egypt moved toward improved ties on July 10 as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry in Jerusalem. It was the first high level meeting between top officials of the two countries in nearly a decade and comes as Israel’s military has […]

Turkey seen ready to restore relations with post-Muslim Brotherhood Egypt

Turkey seen ready to restore relations with post-Muslim Brotherhood Egypt

by WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2016 After rebuilding ties with Israel and Russia, Turkey is now set to restore relations with Egypt. Ankara will soon send a delegation to Cairo for talks on restoring ties, according to the deputy leader of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). “God willing ties with Egypt will also […]

ISIL gunmen kill Coptic priest in N. Sinai for ‘combating Islam’

ISIL gunmen kill Coptic priest in N. Sinai for ‘combating Islam’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 1, 2016 A Coptic Christian priest was murdered on June 30 by a squad of gunmen from Islamic State of Iraq and Levant’s (ISIL’s) Egyptian affiliate. The jihadist group said in a statement posted on social media that the gunmen from ISIL’s Sinai Province affiliate killed 46-year-old Raphael Moussa in the […]

Obama claims ISIL ‘contained’, but CIA reports ‘six functioning armies’ in Mideast, Africa

Obama claims ISIL ‘contained’, but  CIA reports ‘six functioning armies’ in Mideast, Africa

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is expanding in Africa and the Middle East, according to the U.S. Congress and the CIA, a direct contradiction of President Barack Obama’s claim that the terror organization has been “contained.” ISIL “has created at least six functioning armies” in Libya, Egypt, […]

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