The Arab League summit began in Egypt’s city of Sharm El-Sheikh on Saturday, which is expected to focus on a recently intensified Yemen crisis.
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's president says the military intervention by a 10-nation coalition led by Saudi Arabia was "inevitable" after meddling there by a foreign power — a thinly veiled reference to Iran.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told an Arab League summit on Saturday that Cairo backed calls for a unified Arab force to confront regional security threats.
Leaders meet in Egypt to discuss crisis in Yemen, where Saudi-led coalition is striking bases of Houthi rebels.
On Friday, Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi arrived at the Egyptian seaside town of Sharm el-Sheik on a plane from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The smiling Hadi, who was about to attend a session of the Arab League, now presumably feels safer abroad, among his regional counterparts, than he would in Yemen. Earlier in the week, Hadi was forced […]
Roberta Mazza [From Egypt to London: looting in Antinoupolis (el Sheikh ‘Abadah)March 27, 2015] reports the content of an Analecta Papyrologica article by Rosario Pintaudi et al (Pintaudi, Rosario ; Silvano, Flora ; Del Corso, Lucio ; Delattre, Alain ; Spanu, Marcello “Latrones: furti e recuperi da Antinoupolis”, Analecta Papyrologica XXVI 2014 pp. Show More Summary
It seems that Egypt and Indonesia are going in opposite directions on the visa issue. As Ben recently posted, Egypt is going to stop issuing visas on arrival for individual travelers come May. On the other hand, Indonesia has announced...Show More Summary
Egypt and Saudi Arabia deploy warships to the Red Sea after a second night of bombing in Sana'a.
Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi arrived in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, to participate in the upcoming Arab League summit.
Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil reportedly delivered to the Arab League general secretariat a document to confirm Lebanon’s decision to hold onto its dissociation policy in calling for the formation of a joint Arab military force. He stressed in his document, according to As Safir newspaper, that Lebanon refuses to get involved in the differences between […]
Airstrikes and anti-aircraft fire rocked the capital, Sanaa, while Houthi rebels continued their push into southern Yemen. Meanwhile, Arab foreign ministers gathered in Egypt.
We’re learning today that things are about to step up in Yemen. Up until now, the main prosecution from the outside of the war against Shiite rebels in Yemen has come from the air. That’s about to change. As Saudi Arabia and Egypt are preparing to invade from the ground. Saudi Arabia and Egypt will … Continue reading Now comes the ground war in Yemen
There were at least three occasions before I went to Egypt that the idea of me getting my head cut off was brought up in conversation. I thought that was a little extreme… But many people close to me were clearly concerned about my safety in Egypt. In reality, the worst thing that could have happened [...]
Arab foreign ministers meeting in Egypt agreed a draft resolution on Thursday to form a unified military force, in a move aimed at countering growing regional security threats. The agreement came after warplanes from Saudi Arabia and Arab allies struck Shi’ite Muslim rebels in Yemen on Thursday, in an effort to check Iranian influence in […]
Miner in discussions over purchase of billionaire's Frog's Leg Gold Mine in Kalgoorlie.
The 22-year-old Army National Guard Specialist Hasan Edmonds was arrested at Chicago Midway National Airport attempting to fly to Egypt, according to law enforcement officials. His cousin, 29-year-old Jonas Edmonds, was arrested at his home.
The Arab League includes most countries from the Arab world, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority.
An Illinois Army National Guard specialist was arrested as he was trying to fly to Egypt and join ISIS, the feds said Thursday.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Arab foreign ministers agreed at a meeting in Egypt on Thursday on a draft resolution to form a unified Arab military force, Egyptian state TV said.
Earlier reports indicated that Hadi could have fled to neighboring Oman following the advance of Houthi militants on Aden.