Digest for international stories for week Aug 19 - Aug 25,

2017SaturdayBeirut: The Islamic State group today claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in Spain and stabbings in Russia, in statements carried by the jihadists' propaganda agency.Karachi: Ruth...

Aug 26, 2017 11:48 AM | Newsscroll

6 militants killed in army raids in Egypt

By Youssra El-SharkawyCairo, Aug 25 At least six militants were killed and four others injured today in an army raid in Egypt's restive North Sinai province.The army had also destroyed explosives...

Aug 25, 2017 10:58 PM | Newsscroll

Keen to develop ties with Egypt: Trump to Sisi

Washington D.C. [U.S.A], August 25 :After suspending aid to Cairo, U.S. President Donald Trump made a phone call to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and expressed his desire to overcome...

Aug 24, 2017 8:48 PM | Newsscroll

Egypt: Trump calls el-Sissi to stress ties despite aid cut

Cairo, Aug 25 The Egyptian president's office says President Donald Trump called President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stress the "strength of the friendship" between the two allies.The presidency said...

Aug 25, 2017 3:37 PM | Newsscroll

Egypt to briefly reopen border with Gaza for Eid-al-Adha

Cairo [Egypt] August 25 : Egypt will be re-opening border with Gaza for two days on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha. Egyptian authorities on Sunday will reopen the Rafah border crossing with...

Aug 24, 2017 8:52 AM | Newsscroll

Egypt archaeologists uncover tombs dating back to Roman era

Cairo, Aug 24 Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says that archaeologists have uncovered five tombs from the Roman era, dating back to more than 2,000 years.Today's statement says the discovery was made...

Aug 24, 2017 10:27 PM | Newsscroll

Sudan: Russian ambassador found dead in Khartoum residence

Cairo, Aug 24 Sudan's foreign ministry says Russia's ambassador to the African country has been found dead in his residence in Khartoum.In a statement carried by the state-run SUNA news agency...

Aug 24, 2017 2:29 PM | Newsscroll

Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen hotel, killing at least 41

Cairo, Aug 23 An airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition struck a hotel near Yemen's capital today, killing at least 41 people as the alliance stepped up airstrikes against the Houthi rebels and their...

Aug 23, 2017 9:14 PM | Newsscroll

After US cuts, delays aid to Egypt, Kushner snubbed in Cairo

Cairo, Aug 23 Egypt's foreign ministry today snubbed White House adviser Jared Kushner and US officials who arrived with him in Cairo, apparently in protest over the Trump administration's move to...

Aug 23, 2017 7:06 PM | Newsscroll

Yemen officials: Saudi-led coalition strikes hotel, many die

Cairo, Aug 23 The Saudi-led coalition carried out several airstrikes in Yemen early today, hitting a small hotel near the capital of Sanaa and killing dozens of Shiite Houthi rebels and civilians,...

Aug 23, 2017 6:26 PM | Newsscroll