Nayera Abdallah

Syria says Israel attacks areas around southern Damascus

Feb 28 2021

CAIRO/AMMAN The Syrian army said on Sunday evening that Israeli-fired rockets struck parts of southern Damascus in escalating attacks that regional intelligence sources say target Iran-linked assets.

Egyptian oil pipeline fire injures 17

Jul 14 2020

CAIRO A major fire broke out after a leak of oil from the Shuqair-Mostorod pipeline next to a busy highway in a Cairo suburb on Tuesday and 17 people were injured, authorities said.

Oman's Sultan Qaboos dies; successor vows to pursue peace

Jan 11 2020

DUBAI Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said, one of the Middle East's longest- serving rulers who maintained the country's neutrality in a turbulent region, died on Friday and his cousin Haitham bin Tariq al-Said was named as his successor in a smooth transition.

UPDATE 10-Oman's Sultan Qaboos dies; successor vows to pursue peace

Jan 11 2020

* Omanis mourn loss of father figure (Adds comment by Iranian foreign minister)

Russland wirft Israel Angriff auf syrische Militärbasis vor

Apr 09 2018

Moskau/Amman Nach dem mutmaßlichen Chemiewaffen-Einsatz in einer Rebellenhochburg bei Damaskus hat Israel russischen Angaben zufolge eine syrische Militärbasis angegriffen.

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