Military plane crashes in Algeria's Oum El Bouaghi province

Tue, Jan. 28, 2020

A military plane crashed in Algeria's Oum El Bouaghi province 500 km (300 miles) east of Algiers, Ennahar TV said on Tuesday.

China's Tangshan city suspends public transit to prevent spread of coronavirus

Tue, Jan. 28, 2020

Tangshan, China's largest steelmaking city in northern Hebei province, announced on Tuesday morning that it is suspending all public transit.

US military confirms plane crash in Afghanistan, disputes claims it was brought down

Tue, Jan. 28, 2020

The US military said an E-11A aircraft crashed in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, but disputed claims that the Taliban had brought the military plane down.

Teaching staffers who violate niqab banning to be prohibited, CU spox

Tue, Jan. 28, 2020

Cairo University’s spokesperson, Mahmoud Alam El Din, said that the university has been applying the decision of banning niqab at the lecture rooms for a while.

US CENTCOM chief, Egypt’s defense min. talk backing bilateral ties

Mon, Jan. 27, 2020

United States Central Command chief Kenneth McKenzie affirmed keenness to back partnership relations and coordination between the armed forces of Egypt and the US, as he met with Egyptian Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki on Monday in Cairo.

Video: Father shields daughter from being run over by train

Mon, Jan. 27, 2020

The father and his little girl survived and none of them was injured, according to the publisher of the video and one of the eyewitnesses on his Twitter account on Monday.

Al-Azhar to open religious center for heritage, renovation: Grand imam

Mon, Jan. 27, 2020

Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb, the grand imam of Al-Azhar, Egypt’s top religious authority, on Monday announced establishing a new religious center, as part of the national efforts to renovate religious discourse, in a way that suits life developments.

Imprisonment for two Kuwaitis for using Egyptians to work without residency

Mon, Jan. 27, 2020

The Kuwaiti Public Prosecution accused the Kuwaiti citizens with human trafficking and facilitating obtaining the Kuwaiti residency for foreigners in exchange for money.