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Stories written by Kanelka Tagba

Libya: Serraj Proposes Roadmap to End Chaos

Head of the Libyan Presidency Council (PC) and the Government of National Accord (GNA) Saturday laid out plans to save the country from the current chaos and standoff,  calling for general elections for next year. Faeiz Serraj indicated in a televised speech that it was important for the country to hold parliamentary and presidential elections […]

July 17th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egyptian army destroys criminal convoy crossing from Libyan border

A convoy of vehicles laden with weapons, ammunition and explosives was destroyed by Egyptian authorities as it was attempting to cross into the country from the western borders with Libya, at a time Egypt has tightened security at its borders to keep militants and armed smugglers at bay. Army sources relayed by media revealed Sunday […]

July 17th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt: Two Ukrainian tourists killed in stabbing spree at Red Sea resort

A man armed with a knife killed two Ukrainian tourists Friday and wounded four other foreign holidaymakers, all women, at Hurghada resort, in the Red Sea, few hours after gunmen killed five security forces in their vehicle early in the morning, South of Cairo. The injured victims were 3 Serbians and one Polish, reports say […]

July 15th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Gulf Crisis: Egypt’s al-Ahly football coach suspended for spurning Qatar’s Bein Sports

Boycott against Qatar has moved to sports activities after African Football Confederation (CAF) slapped Hossam El Badry, coach of al-Ahly football club, with one match sanction after the Egypt technician boycotted a press conference ahead of an African Champions League match over the presence of Qatar’s sports channel, Bein Sports, in the room. The sanction […]

July 14th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Gulf Crisis: Has anti-Qatar quartet drops demand for Al Jazeera shutdown?

Saudi Arabia and its anti-Qatar allies have seemingly dropped their demand to shut down the Doha-based Al Jazeera news channel as a prominent minister of one the boycotting countries spoke of restructuring the world network instead of its complete closure. Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt have accused Qatar of funding terrorism […]

July 14th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Palestine: Qatar vows assistance continuity in enclaved Gaza

Qatar Tuesday reiterated its support to the Palestinians and to Gaza people pointing out that it will continue assisting in the reconstruction effort despite its isolation by other gulf countries, among which Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt. Qatar in 2014 pledged $1bn for the reconstruction of Gaza following the war between Gaza-ruled […]

July 12th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Gulf Crisis: Turkey bolsters military presence in Qatar regardless of Saudi-led bloc’s demand

Qatar armed forces Tuesday announced that more Turkish troops landed in the tiny gas-rich gulf country as part of military drill operation between the two armies. Turkey at the onset of the crisis between Qatar and its neighbors led by Saudi Arabia voted deployment of some of its armed forces at a military base in […]

July 12th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Egypt, Top Arab Army, 10th in World Ranking

The Egyptian army has appeared in US-based military analysis Global Fire Power’s 2017 review of 133 world armies as the top army in the Arab world and the 10th on the world ranking, dominated by the United States and its rival Russia, holding respectively the first and second ranks. The Egyptian army according to Global […]

July 11th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Bahrain: court presses two-year jail sentence against ailing activist

A Bahraini court Monday convicted in absentia the country’s top activist over alleged fake news on the situation of the country that he disseminated during televised interviews in January 2015. Nabeel Rajab who is currently in hospital was handed two-year jail sentence after authorities accused him of disseminating fake news, statements and rumors about the […]

July 11th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Gulf Crisis: UAE faces global outrage over arrest of citizen supporting Qatar

Activists have charged Abu Dhabi and called for the release of a young Emirati arrested for expressing sympathy for Qatar amid the diplomatic row between the tiny gas-rich country and the Saudi-led bloc including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt. Ghanem Abdullah Mattar, a young Emirati was reportedly arrested last week for posting […]

July 10th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

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