Several rockets have struck Israel, with an ISIS-affiliated group in Egypt’s Sinai claiming responsibility. There were no casualties. Some view the assault as a follow-up to July 1, the Sinai Province group’s biggest one against Egyptian forces in years.
At least 100 Egyptians, including soldiers, were killed after an Islamic State affiliate launched simultaneous attacks on army checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said. It comes two days after Egypt's top prosecutor was assassinated.
Egypt’s top prosecutor has died in hospital after suffering mortal injuries in an explosion that targeted his car, the MENA state news agency reports. The Giza Popular Resistance movement has claimed responsibility in a Facebook post.
The Gulf States were willing to pay $10 billion for the release of deposed Egyptian President Mubarak, according to the so-called 'Saudi Cables' released by WikiLeaks. The whistleblowing site has published 60,000 top-secret documents from these cables.
Prime Minister David Cameron has provoked anger after inviting Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to the UK later this year, days after a Cairo court upheld a death sentence on former President Mohammad Morsi.
An attempted suicide bombing of the Luxor temple in Egypt is a hammer blow for the Egyptian tourism industry which has just begun to get back on its feet and needs foreign investment and tourists, Hugh Miles, Middle East specialist and journalist told RT.
Turkey’s June 7 parliamentary elections are crucial for President Erdogan. Four years ago, his party got almost 50 percent of the vote, but without a majority he won’t be able to push through a constitutional change to a presidential republic.
Having a self-reliant Arab security system, as opposed to seeking foreign intervention, is becoming a necessity for a group of Arab states to confront terrorism and safeguard the stability of the region. But will it be effective?
Russia’s brand new ‘super tank’ Armata T-14 has unlimited potential for modernization, which together with a reasonable production value, significantly increases its export possibilities, the developer said.