Hesham Barakat's son denies sister's skeptical post, says account hacked

Thu, Feb. 21, 2019

"My sister's [Facebook] page is hacked; what is published on the page has nothing to do with the family of the martyr [and] hero, Prosecutor Hesham Barakat."

U.S. Amb. expresses concern over growing Hezbollah role in Lebanon

Wed, Feb. 20, 2019

U.S. Ambassador to Beirut Elizabeth Richard expressed concerns on Tuesday over Hezbollah’s interference in the formation of the new cabinet.

SDF to trapped IS jihadists: Surrender, or face death

Wed, Feb. 20, 2019

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced Wednesday that a convoy carrying evacuated civilians has left the last Islamic State (IS) pocket in eastern Syria’s embattled Baghouz.

State Commissioners Authority says niqab ban violates personal freedom

Wed, Feb. 20, 2019

The SCA said niqab cannot be moved from being permissible to being absolutely prohibited.

In Pics: PM inaugurates MENA Conference to fight terrorism

Wed, Feb. 20, 2019

Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli inaugurated Wednesday the Middle East and North Africa Conference to counter terrorism.

Why policemen did not shoot al-Darb al-Ahmar terrorist

Wed, Feb. 20, 2019

Egyptian policemen are trained to face criminals during their missions without killing them as much as they are able to, an expert said.

Venezuela army on 'alert' for border violations, backs Maduro

Wed, Feb. 20, 2019

Venezuela's military reaffirmed its support for embattled President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday.

Sisi urges African judicial collaboration to face terrorism, extremism

Tue, Feb. 19, 2019

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Tuesday the chief justices of African constitutional and supreme courts.