Thu, Mar 26 2015
CAIRO - Arab foreign ministers meeting in Egypt agreed a draft resolution on Thursday to form a unified military force, in a move aimed at countering growing regional security threats.
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ADEN, Yemen - President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has left Yemen's southern city of Aden under Saudi protection for Egypt, where he will attend an Arab summit on Saturday, Saudi-owned al Arabiya television said on Thursday.
CAIRO - Four Egyptian naval vessels have crossed the Suez Canal en route to Yemen to secure the Gulf of Aden, maritime sources at the Suez Canal said on Thursday.
CAIRO - Egypt participated in the Saudi-led campaign against Shi'ite Houthis militias in Yemen with its naval and air forces, an Egyptian military source said on Thursday.
Wed, Mar 25 2015
CAIRO - Egypt is providing political and military support for an operation launched by Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies against Houthi fighters in Yemen, the state news agency said on Thursday.
CAIRO - A former interior minister under Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak was freed from jail on Wednesday after being cleared of graft charges, the state news agency reported, the latest senior official of the old regime to be released.
CAIRO - An Egyptian court said on Wednesday it adjourned until April 22 the trial of two Al Jazeera television journalists.
Tue, Mar 24 2015
ISMAILIA, Egypt - Two Egyptian soldiers and a policeman were killed in separate attacks in North Sinai on Tuesday, medical and security sources said, the latest in a string of attacks on the peninsula bordering Israel and the Suez Canal.
Fri, Mar 20 2015
BRUSSELS - Italy wants Egypt and Tunisia to play a role in rescuing stricken migrant vessels in the Mediterranean, a government planning paper showed, so that survivors could be taken back to African instead of European ports.
Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.