Friday, July 25, 2014
   
Text Size

Site Search powered by Ajax

Middle East

Two police officers killed in #Egypt bomb

Armed groupsTwo Egyptian police officers have been killed and several others wounded in a small explosion near the presidential palace in Cairo's Heliopolis district, the Interior Ministry has said.

Read more: Two police officers killed in #Egypt bomb

   

African migrants protest Israeli treatment

About 1,000 African migrants protesting Israel's policy on asylum-seekers have marched out of an open detention centre and are camped out near the southern border with Egypt.

Read more: African migrants protest Israeli treatment

   

#Iran 'ready to use #Syria methods' in #Iraq

Iran is ready to help Iraq fight an armed uprising using the same methods it deployed against opposition forces in Syria, an Iranian general said, suggesting Tehran was offering to take a larger role in battling Sunni armed groups threatening Baghdad. 

Read more: #Iran 'ready to use #Syria methods' in #Iraq

   

Netanyahu endorses Kurdish independence

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has voiced support for Kurdish statehood, taking a position that appeared to clash with the US preference to keep the war-torn Iraq united.

Read more: Netanyahu endorses Kurdish independence

   

Iraqi political divide widens amid fighting

Iyad AllawiThe formation of a new government in Iraq has suffered a setback with the biggest bloc in parliament choosing to abstain from an upcoming parliamentary session, even as the military continued its offensive against the Sunni rebels for the second day.

Read more: Iraqi political divide widens amid fighting

   

Deadly blasts hit Cairo outskirts

Two bombs have exploded at a small telephone exchange on Cairo's outskirts, killing an 18-year-old woman and her mother, security sources said, days after a string of small bomb explosions hit the Egyptian capital's metro network.

Read more: Deadly blasts hit Cairo outskirts

   

#ISIL declares new 'Islamic caliphate'

Fighters in Syria and IraqFighters in Syria and Iraq have announced the establishment of a "caliphate", referring to the system of rule that ended nearly 100 years ago with the fall of the Ottoman empire.

Read more: #ISIL declares new 'Islamic caliphate'

   

#Iraq takes delivery of Russian fighter jets

Sukhoi jetsThe Iraqi government has received a delivery of Russian-made fighter planes it hopes will turn the tide against Sunni rebels who have seized large parts of the country.

Read more: #Iraq takes delivery of Russian fighter jets

   

Israeli air strikes hit targets in Gaza

Israel airstrikesThe Israeli military has carried out airstrikes in the Gaza Strip after rockets were launched towards Israel, the military said, and Israel's foreign minister suggested reoccupying the Hamas-ruled territory to stop the rocket fire.

Read more: Israeli air strikes hit targets in Gaza

   

Dozens of casualties in #Syria market blast

At least two people have been killed in a car bomb blast at a market in a rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital, as residents shopped a day before the start of the holy month of Ramadan, activists said.

Read more: Dozens of casualties in #Syria market blast

   

Page 16 of 26

Make a donation to MWC News

Enter Amount:

Featured_Author

Login






Login reminder Forgot login?
Register Register

Subscribe to MWC News Alert

Email Address

Subscribe in a reader Facebok page Twitter page