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41 killed, 14 injured in fire at Egyptian Coptic Church
In a spokeswoman for the Egyptian Coptic Church, 41 people were killed and at least 14 wounded after a fire broke out at a church in Giza's Imbaba neighborhood in greater Cairo on Sunday. According to a spokeswoman for the Egyptian Coptic Church , 41 people were killed and at least 14 wounded after a fire broke out at a church in Giza's Imbaba neighborhood in greater Cairo on Sunday. At least two officers and three ...
Updated: 08/14/2022
Vanuatu sets tone for Pacific climate action
... finance facility at the UN . Australia should support a new loss-and- damage finance facility in order to be an effective ally to the Pacific on climate action. The move also sets the tone for the Pacific s preparation for the COP 27 summit to be held in Cairo in November. Vanuatu , which is rated as the country most at risk of natural disasters by the UN , is currently pushing for an advisory opinion on climate-related harm from the International Court of Justice ICJ . Cooper-Halo said that the Vanuatu ...
Updated: 08/14/2022
American lawyer in United Arab Emirates to be released
CAIRO, An American lawyer who has been imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates since mid-July is expected to be released after his sentence was overturned by an Emirati court, reversing a punishment that raised alarm that he was being targeted for political ...
Updated: 08/10/2022
Israel, Islamic Jihad declare truce in Gaza
... anticipated would be an Islamic Jihad attack to avenge the arrest of a leader of the group, Bassam al-Saadi , in the occupied West Bank. In response, Islamic Jihad fired hundreds of rockets at Israel. Ziyad al-Nakhala , the group's leader, said Cairo would work to secure the release of al-Saadi at a news conference in Tehran. Israeli and Egyptian officials did not respond immediately to requests for comment. On Sunday, Islamic Jihad extended its range to Jerusalem in what it described as a ...
Updated: 08/07/2022
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri seemed harmless to neighbors
... still image from a video released by Al Qaeda s media arm as-Sahab and obtained on Sept 11, 2012 by the Site Intelligence Group shows al Qaeda leader Ayman al- Zawahiri speaking from an unknown location on the eleventh anniversary of the 9-11 attacks. CAIRO - Al Qaeda leader Ayman al- Zawahiri , who was killed by a US drone strike in Kabul, seemed harmless to neighbors when he was a young man growing up in a leafy Cairo suburb. Years went by, and then all of a sudden we heard about Ayman al- Zawahiri ...
Updated: 08/03/2022
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri killed in US drone strike
... killed on Sunday in a US drone strike in Afghanistan. The US president, Joe Biden , announced his death on Monday evening in an address to the nation. The 71-year-old Egyptian-born veteran had been an underground militant since he was a teenager in Cairo. He first travelled to Afghanistan in the 1980s to fight the Soviet Union. Zawahiri orchestrated suicide bombings over several decades and had become one of the most wanted men in the world. After Osama bin Laden was killed by US Navy Seals during ...
Updated: 08/02/2022
U.S. drone strike claims life of Ayman al-Zawahiri
... President Biden said in an address, "The United States continues to demonstrate our resolve and capacity to defend the American people against those who try to do us harm," he said. Born in 1951, Zawahiri was raised in an affluent area of Cairo, Egypt. He was the son of a well-known doctor and grandson of two distinguished academics. His first involvement in terrorism was when he supported the assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in 1981. He was known to Americans as second ...
Updated: 08/02/2022
China's e-commerce sector sees opportunities to attract
A photo taken on December 1, 2020 shows a mobile phone running the TikTok Douyin app in Cairo, Egypt. A photo taken on December 1, 2020 shows a mobile phone running the TikTok Douyin app in Cairo, Egypt. AHMED GOMAA XINHUA CHANGCHUN New consumption patterns are emerging in China's e-commerce sector as social media platforms offer specialized ...
Updated: 08/02/2022
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