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World - War in Ukraine
6/9/2023 1:09:00 PM
Fighting raged Friday in Ukraine's southern Zaporizhzhia region, a Russian official said, with observers seeing the combat as the possible start of Kyiv's long-expected offensive.

World - Region
6/8/2023 12:57:51 PM
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday that the U.S. would provide nearly $150 million in aid for areas in Syria and Iraq that were liberated from the Isamic State extremist group.

World - Region
6/4/2023 12:27:04 PM
Syria's foreign minister on Sunday discussed humanitarian aid and combating the illegal drugs trade with key ally Iraq during a visit to Baghdad as Damascus emerges from years of diplomatic isolation.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
6/3/2023 8:35:29 PM
Blasts rocked the Sudanese capital Saturday, as fighting between warring generals entered its eighth week, with volunteers forced to bury 180 bodies recovered from combat zones without identification.

World - Region
5/24/2023 10:12:26 AM
The world is failing to protect civilians as the number of people caught up in conflicts and their humanitarian aftershocks skyrocketed last year, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
5/23/2023 9:08:29 PM
Sporadic artillery fire still echoed in Sudan's capital Tuesday but residents said fighting had calmed following a US and Saudi-brokered ceasefire, raising faint hopes in the embattled city.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
5/23/2023 11:12:00 AM
Witnesses in the Sudanese capital reported clashes and air strikes minutes after a one-week ceasefire was to have come into force to let through life-saving humanitarian assistance.

World - Africa
5/17/2023 10:21:53 AM
Africa’s Sahel region has become a hot spot for violent extremism, but the joint force set up in 2014 to combat groups linked to the Islamic State, al-Qaida and others has failed to stop their inroads, and a senior U.N. official warned Tuesday that without greater international support and regional cooperation the instability will expand toward West African coastal countries.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
5/14/2023 10:58:46 PM
Christian worshippers were attacked in a Khartoum-area Coptic church during mass on Sunday, both warring sides claimed, blaming each other for the attack.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Nakba remembered
5/14/2023 5:41:40 PM
A few resilient settlers heroically facing the massed forces of all the Arab countries that surrounded and threatened to swallow them. The official Israeli version of the 1948 War, carved, by now, on tablets of stone, could hardly be further from the truth. Fifty years to the day that the first UN sponsored cease-fire, mediated by Count Bernadotte -- a Swedish aristocrat subsequently assassinated by a Jewish gang -- came into effect, Mona Anis assesses the situation on the ground between the combatants after just 26 days of fighting. On paper, though, the Arab forces may well have appeared to have the upper hand. But they were overstretched. Their supplies of arms were exhausted, and they had no access to more. The Jewish forces, on the other hand, were determined and had the support to use the truce to reinforce their positions, to re-arm, recruit and train yet more soldiers for an arena in which they had never ceased to outnumber their Arab opponents by a ratio of two to one

Business - Economy
5/11/2023 3:44:34 PM
The Bank of England has raised interest rates to their highest level since late 2008 as it continues to combat stubbornly high inflation in the U.K.

Business - Economy
5/9/2023 11:48:50 PM
A top Federal Reserve official left the door open Tuesday on a further interest rate hike to combat inflation, although stressing that the US central bank's future decisions must be data dependent.

World - War in Ukraine
5/9/2023 1:28:35 PM
The boss of Russia's Wagner mercenary group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, accused a Russian military unit of fleeing positions near Bakhmut in Ukraine and said the state was incapable of defending its country.

Egypt - Politics
5/3/2023 6:00:00 PM
The Egyptian Cabinet has approved amendments to the Penal Codeand Child Law, including measures to counter sexual harassmentand bullying, according to a statement by the Cabinet.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/2/2023 9:33:36 PM
Gamal Wagdy suggests restructuring the existing range of banknotes in circulation in Egypt or redenominating them as a way of combating inflation

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/25/2023 7:45:42 PM
More than 700 school students competed with drawings on illegal migration and human trafficking, reports Doaa El-Bey

World - Africa
4/13/2023 11:34:25 PM
Burkina Faso's military junta declared Thursday a "general mobilization" to give the state "all necessary means" to combat a string of jihadist attacks since the start of this year.

World - International
4/12/2023 2:23:36 PM
China's President Xi Jinping called on the country's armed forces to "strengthen military training oriented towards actual combat", state media reported Wednesday after Beijing conducted military drills intended to intimidate Taiwan.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/12/2023 12:27:00 AM
Egypt and Greece are cooperating on the military and intelligence levels to confront terrorism, and are also coordinating to resolve various regional issues and crises, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Tuesday.

World - War in Ukraine
3/28/2023 2:52:40 PM
Fighting has intensified near a nuclear power plant in Ukraine that is Europe’s largest, further increasing the possibility of a war-related nuclear accident, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Tuesday.

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