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

Joshna, Dipika can break into world's top 5: India's coach

By Bharat SharmaGreater Noida, Aug 25 Leading women's squash players, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal, are very much capable of breaking into the top five of the world rankings, believes India's...

Aug 25, 2017 6:42 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

Qatar closes Chad embassy in retaliatory move

Doha, Aug 24 Qatar's foreign ministry today said it was closing Chad's embassy in Doha and ordered all staff to leave the emirate within three days.The retaliatory move came just 24 hours after the...

Aug 25, 2017 1:33 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

Qatar sending ambassador back to Iran, ignoring Arab demands

Dubai, Aug 24 Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran today and promised to send its ambassador back to Tehran a move counter to the demands of Arab nations trying to isolate Doha as part...

Aug 24, 2017 9:13 PM | Newsscroll

Swiss woman indicted over bid to join IS group in Syria

Geneva, Aug 24 Switzerland's attorney general has indicted a Swiss woman suspected of trying to reach Syria to join the Islamic State group with her four-year-old child in tow.The office of Attorney...

Aug 24, 2017 4:38 PM | Newsscroll

Russia ambassador found dead in pool at Khartoum home

Khartoum, Aug 24 Russia's ambassador to Sudan, veteran diplomat Mirgayas Shirinsky, was found dead in the pool of his Khartoum residence, Sudanese officials said."The Russian ambassador died this...

Aug 24, 2017 2:55 AM | Newsscroll