Wednesday , 26 February 2020
Home » Tag Archives: Egypt (page 5)

Tag Archives: Egypt

Egypt eases pressure on Palestinians Gaza, After years of conflict

For most of the past decade, Egypt has been a quiet partner with Israel in a blockade on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip that has stifled the economy and largely blocked its 2 million people from moving in and out of the territory. But after a three-year crackdown, there are signs that Egypt is easing the pressure in a step to ...

Read More »

Russia crucial to Trump’s Middle East plans

President-elect Donald Trump’s push for greater ties to Russia will help in key administration priorities in the region, starting with ending the civil war in Syria, a transition advisor told Middle East diplomats on Wednesday. Walid Phares, a foreign policy adviser to the Trump transition, met with Arab ambassadors Wednesday to brief them about the incoming Trump administration’s policy toward the Middle East. ...

Read More »

Egypt’s Christians under siege

Christians under siege: Funeral for 24 worshippers slaughtered by Islamist suicide bomber as they prayed at Coptic chapel in Cairo A suicide bomber has been blamed for the bombing at a Coptic chapel in Cairo  The chapel was next to the spiritual home of Egypt’s Coptic Christian Church  Coptic Christians make up 10% of Egypt’s population but are often persecuted  ...

Read More »

Eleven Arab nations accuse Iran of sponsoring ‘terrorism’

Eleven Middle East and North African countries accused Iran of sponsoring “terrorism” and constantly interfering in the internal affairs of Arab nations, sparking tension and instability in the region.In a letter to the U.N. General Assembly circulated Monday, the 11 countries cited Iran’s support for Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen and the Shiite Hezbollah group in Lebanon which has sent fighters ...

Read More »

Inside The Global Jihad November, 2016

Main events of the week About three weeks after the beginning of the campaign to take over the city of Mosul, the situation on the ground is as follows: Intense fighting is taking place on the eastern outskirts of Mosul. The Iraqi army has entered the city and taken over several neighborhoods but was forced to withdraw from them (or ...

Read More »

Arab World Reacts To Trump’s Presidential Win With Cautious Optimism

Donald Trump’s election as the 45th U.S. president was received in the Arab world with mixed emotions. While Syria and Egypt welcomed the result and expressed hopes for cooperation with the new American administration, reactions in the Gulf states, especially Saudi Arabia and Qatar, were ambivalent. Although the Gulf states were glad to see the back of the Obama administration, ...

Read More »

German ministry wants migrants returned to Africa

The German Interior Ministry wants to stop migrants ever reaching Europe’s Mediterranean coast by picking them up at sea and returning them to Africa, the Welt am Sonntag newspaper reported on Sunday. In what would be a huge shift for a country with one of the most generous asylum policies, the ministry says the European Union should adopt an Australian-style ...

Read More »

If the Vatican submits to Islamism, the West submits to barbarism.

“[Pope Benedict XVI] has doubted publicly that it can be accommodated in a pluralistic society… and tempered his support for a programme of inter-religious dialogue run by Franciscan monks at Assisi. He has embraced the view of Italian moderates and conservatives that the guiding principle of inter-religious dialogue must be reciprocità. That is, he finds it naive to permit the ...

Read More »

The Arabic gang-rape ‘Taharrush’ and has now spread to Europe

Police fear a gang-rape phenomenon known as ‘taharrush gamea’ in the Arab world and seen in attacks on women across German cities at the New Year has now spread to Europe. The name of the practice translates to ‘collective harassment’ and is carried out by large groups of men who sexually assault lone women, either by groping, or in some ...

Read More »

Egypt MP Says Women Must Accept FGM Due to Country’s ‘Sexually Weak’ Men

Egyptian member of parliament Elhamy Agina has encouraged women to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) to “reduce their sexual desires” to match that of Egypt’s “sexually weak” men, Parlmany reported. “We are a population whose men suffer from sexual weakness, which is evident because Egypt is among the biggest consumers of sexual stimulants that only the weak will consume,” Agina ...

Read More »