Canada set to get most refugee claims in nearly three decades

Sat, Nov. 17, 2018

Canada is on track to receive its highest number of refugee claims since record-keeping began nearly three decades ago, the latest data shows.

Foreign ministry follows up probe into murder of Egyptian in Saudi Arabia

Sat, Nov. 17, 2018

Assistant Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs Yasser Hashim said on the ministry has assigned the Egyptian consulate the kingdom to follow up the probe.

UK PM May must weigh parliamentary procedure carefully before big EU vote

Fri, Nov. 16, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May should have to defeat rival Brexit propositions in parliament before putting her own plan to a vote

U.S. to oppose U.N. Golan resolution, wins Israeli praise

Fri, Nov. 16, 2018

he United States said it would oppose on Friday for the first time an annual resolution at the United Nations calling on Israel to rescind its authority in the occupied Golan Heights, drawing praise from Israeli officials

Tally of missing in California's deadliest blaze surpasses 600

Fri, Nov. 16, 2018

A search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday, as authorities expanded to 630 the number of those reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history.

Egypt reaffirms trust in Saudi investigation into Khashoggi case: FM

Thu, Nov. 15, 2018

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday that it has been paying close attention to Saudi Arabia’s investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi public prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi murder case

Thu, Nov. 15, 2018

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for five out of 11 suspects charged in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Ceasefire sets in after worst flare-up in years between Hamas, Israel

Thu, Nov. 15, 2018

Children in Israel's south were heading to school early Wednesday as an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire took effect.