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Resignations Sweep Egyptian Political Parties

Resignations Sweep Egyptian Political Parties

A wave of resignations swept political parties in Egypt in what may be a precursor to more drastic developments in the coming days. The two parties that were mostly affected by the resignations were the Free Egyptians Party (FEP) and the Wafd party. On Monday, Hossam El-Khouly, deputy head of

26 Pro-Regime Forces Killed in ISIS Attack in Syria

26 Pro-Regime Forces Killed in ISIS Attack in Syria

At least 26 Syrian regime forces and members of their allied militias were killed on Tuesday in an ambush by the ISIS terrorist group in the Syrian Badiya, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The attack took place at dawn against one of their posts in the Badiya, said the rights group.

Arab Coalition: Houthi Missile Targeted Wheat-Carrying Turkish Vessel off Hodeidah

An explosion has damaged a Turkish vessel carrying wheat to Yemen’s Houthi-controlled port of Saleef, in the Hodeidah governorate. The vessel was struck by a missile launched from another vessel sailing four nautical miles away. Saudi-led Arab Coalition spokesperson Col.

Following Years of Impasse, Moroccan Ambassador Assigned in Mauritania

Following Years of Impasse, Moroccan Ambassador Assigned in Mauritania

Mauritanian Foreign Minister Isselkou Ould Ahmed Izid Bih on Monday received Morocco's new ambassador Hamid Chabar after years of tension between two countries, the German news agency reported in a report from Nouakchott. The diplomat presented a copy of his credentials to Bih before meeting Pres

Moroccan ISIS Detainee Confesses to Recruiting Members through Skype

Moroccan ISIS Detainee Confesses to Recruiting Members through Skype

Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council spokesperson Abdulsatar Bayrakdar announced that Iraq’s Central Criminal Court confirmed the confessions of a suspected ISIS terrorist, who is wanted by Interpol. The Moroccan national acted as a recruiter for the terrorist organization ISIS. Bayrakdar revealed t

Palestinian FM Submits Referral to ICC on Israeli Crimes

Palestinian FM Submits Referral to ICC on Israeli Crimes

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki will submit a referral to the International Criminal Court on the Israeli crimes and violations of the Palestinian peoples’ rights. Maliki is scheduled to meet prosecutor Fatou Bensouda in The Netherlands on Tuesday morning to submit the referral. H

Pro-Gaddafi Group Uncovered in Libyan Capital

Pro-Gaddafi Group Uncovered in Libyan Capital

A force loyal to the government of national accord announced that it had thwarted a terrorist plot in the Libyan capital Tripoli plotted by loyalists of the regime of late leader Moammar al-Gaddafi. A deterrence force in the Interior Ministry of PM Fayez al-Sarraj’s government arrested a cell tha

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