Egyptian schools, in first, to teach 1979 peace accord with Israel

Egyptian schools, in first, to teach 1979 peace accord with Israel

Special to WorldTribune.com President Abdul Fatah Sisi’s overhaul of Egypt’s education system will include, for the first time, fact-based instruction on the 1979 peace treaty between Egypt and Israel. A report by Army Radio on Feb. 17 said the new curriculum pushed by Sisi “does not stray into the aggressive, biased characterizations of Israel as […]

Saudis turn to digital cameras at Mecca to monitor Haj

Saudis turn to digital cameras at Mecca to monitor Haj

Special to WorldTribune.com ABU DHABI — Saudi Arabia has acquired advanced security equipment to protect the annual Muslim pilgrimage. Officials said the Saudi Interior Ministry has overseen the installation of cameras and sensors to monitor the millions of people expected to arrive for the Haj pilgrimage in mid-October. The officials said the equipment included digital […]

IAEA refutes U.S. intelligence estimate on Iran nukes, cites ‘military dimensions’

IAEA refutes U.S. intelligence estimate on Iran nukes, cites ‘military dimensions’

Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — For the first time, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has determined that Iran is conducting a nuclear weapons program. IAEA has issued a report that disclosed several Iranian nuclear weapons programs over the last decade, including one meant to miniaturize a Pakistani-designed warhead. The report, titled “Implementation of the […]