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Historical excerpts: Lawrence of Arabia captures Damascus in 1918

Sun, 02 Oct 2022 - 01:24 GMT

An Oxford-educated Briton in Tremadog, Wales, Lawrence began serving in the British Army as an intelligence officer in Egypt in 1914.

Memory of the day: Taba returns to Egyptian sovereignty in 1989

Wed, 16 Mar 2022 - 08:38 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on March 16.

Memory of the day: Damascus falls to the Tatars in 1260

Wed, 02 Feb 2022 - 11:30 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on February 2.

Memory of the day: Convention of El-Arish signed in 1800

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 - 10:54 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 24.

Memory of the day: Egyptian forces seize Greek Psara Island in 1824

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 02:52 GMT

On June 21, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: Imam Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Zawahiri resigns from the sheikhdom of Al-Azhar Mosque in 1935

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 01:51 GMT

On April 26, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Memory of the day: UN issues resolution calling on Israel to withdraw from Egyptian territories

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 03:06 GMT

On February 2, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Turkish secret service trade over ISIS women in Syria

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 01:47 GMT

A source within the security forces has told ANF News about the background to the abduction of female ISIS members from Hol Camp.

Indonesia says won't repatriate hundreds of IS recruits

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 08:35 GMT

Indonesia has long struggled with Islamist militancy and the country hosts dozens of extremist groups loyal to IS and its violent ideology.

Syrian Armed Forces capture Saraqib, thousands flee to kurd areas

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 - 03:01 GMT

The Arab Syrian Army captured on Thursday Saraqib city located in the eastern countryside of Idlib.

Syria violence spikes as aid groups warn of disaster

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 06:38 GMT

The world body has called for "immediate de-escalation" and warned of further mass displacement if the violence continues.

Turkish invasion displaces 130K, escalates humanitarian situation in Syria

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 - 10:36 GMT

Hospitals in the most impacted areas have been forced to close and those that remain open are becoming overwhelmed.

Turkey's invasion of Syria slap to int'l law, key to ISIS cells

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 - 04:46 GMT

Speaking at an AK Party Provincial meetings, Erdogan said that this issue has been on his agenda for a while.

SDC head says Erdogan seeks Syria's division, Egypt is Arab's support in defense

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 - 01:44 GMT

In a Wednesday interview with Egypt Today, Drar said the Arab League remains silent regarding Turkish violations and threats, except for Egypt.

Syrian army opens corridor for people to leave rebel-held Idlib

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 - 10:35 GMT

Damascus "announces the opening of a humanitarian corridor in the (town) of Soran," a foreign ministry source said.

Turkish drones start operating in northern Syria

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 - 11:05 GMT

Turkey announced late on Wednesday that drones have started operating in northern Syria where Washington and Ankara have agreed to create a safe zone.

US would act against any Turkish military offensive against Kurds in Syria

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 - 09:30 GMT

The United States would act against any military offensive by Turkey against Kurdish forces in northeast Syria, the Pentagon has warned.

Syria rejects Turkey-US talks on buffer zone

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 - 03:17 GMT

Damascus said Friday it would reject any agreement between Turkey and the US to establish a "security zone" in northern Syria.

Field fires in Syria kill 10: Syrian Observatory

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 - 07:40 GMT

Fires engulfing vital wheat fields across Syria’s northeast have killed at least 10 people on Sunday.

Baghdadi risked a video appearance to stress several messages

Thu, 02 May 2019 - 09:55 GMT

Baghdadi was last seen in a viral video in 2014 giving a sermon in the Great Mosque of al-Nuri, in Mosul, Iraq. This came just a month after Mosul fell into the hands of ISIS.

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