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World - International
4/24/2024 7:52:52 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has begun a critical trip to China following Senate approval of a foreign aid package that will provide billions of dollars in assistance to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan as well as force TikTok’s China-based parent company to sell the social media platform -– all areas of contention between Washington and Beijing.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
4/23/2024 9:10:03 PM
Leaping to the foreground of the escalating tensions surrounding Iran’s retaliatory strike against Israel and the latter’s response is Hizbullah’s role, reports Rabha Allam

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/23/2024 10:26:31 AM
Columbia cancelled in-person classes, dozens of protesters were arrested at New York University and Yale, and the gates to Harvard Yard were closed to the public Monday as some of the most prestigious U.S. universities sought to defuse campus tensions over Israel's war on Gaza.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/22/2024 4:30:31 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron warned in a phone call on Monday against the potential of growing regional instability amid recent escalations in the Middle East.

World - International
4/22/2024 10:55:17 AM
Global military expenditure saw its steepest increase in over a decade in 2023, reaching an all-time high of $2.4 trillion as wars and rising tensions fuelled spending across the world, researchers said Monday.

World - International
4/20/2024 10:36:02 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken next week will pay his second visit in less than a year to China, hoping to use easing tension to press Beijing to curb wartime support for Russia.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/20/2024 1:03:28 PM
Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry discussed on Friday with his South African counterpart Naledi Pandor the latest regional developments amid rising tensions in the Middle East and the ongoing Israeli war on Gaza.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/20/2024 10:18:32 AM
Hamas political leader Ismail Haniyeh will meet Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday with Middle East tensions at a high after Israel's reported attack on Iran and Gaza bracing for a new Israeli offensive.

World - Region
4/19/2024 12:55:57 PM
The leader of Iraq travelled to Michigan on Thursday following a sit-down with President Joe Biden to meet with the state's large Iraqi community and update them on escalating tensions in the Middle East following Iran’s weekend retaliatory aerial assault on Israel.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/18/2024 5:09:42 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday painted a dark picture of the situation in the Middle East, warning that spiralling tensions over the war in Gaza and Iran's attack on Israel could devolve into a "full-scale regional conflict."

World - Region
4/18/2024 3:59:50 PM
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi will visit Pakistan as scheduled next week despite increasing tension in the Middle East in the wake of Tehran's retaliatory aerial attack on Israel, Pakistan's foreign minister said Thursday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/17/2024 8:34:50 PM
Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan on Wednesday accused Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of taking advantage of regional tensions "to stay in power".

World - Region
4/16/2024 9:35:43 PM
British airline easyJet said Tuesday it had suspended its flights to Tel Aviv until October 27 over safety concerns in Israel, as regional tensions flare.

World - Region
4/16/2024 4:00:40 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that further escalation in the Middle East could have "catastrophic consequences," during a phone call with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi, the Kremlin said Tuesday.

World - Region
4/15/2024 6:25:00 PM
President Joe Biden is set to host Iraq’s leader Shia al-Sudani this week for talks that come as tensions across the Middle East have soared over the Israeli war on Gaza and Iran's unprecedented attack on Israel in retaliation for an Israeli military strike against an Iranian embassy in Syria.

World - Region
4/15/2024 10:40:34 AM
Iran’s unprecedented retaliatory attack on Israel early Sunday marked a change in approach for Tehran. All eyes are now on whether Israel chooses to take further military action, while Washington seeks diplomatic measures instead to ease regional tensions.

World - Region
4/15/2024 10:13:11 AM
Airports in Tehran and elsewhere in Iran resumed operations Monday, state media said, after a temporary suspension due to an aerial attack on the arch of Israel that heightened regional tensions.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/14/2024 10:20:58 PM
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry conducted intensive diplomatic efforts through phone conversations with his counterparts from the United States, Iran, and Israel on Sunday, aiming to de-escalate increasing tensions in the Middle East.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/14/2024 3:31:06 PM
A Hezbollah source said Israel struck Sunday one of the Iran-backed group's buildings in Lebanon's east, close to the Syrian border, as tensions soared after Iran directly attacked Israel.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
4/14/2024 1:25:42 AM
EgyptAir has decided to suspend its flights to and from airports of Jordan, Iraq, and Lebanon due to regional tensions and in light of the closure of airspace in these countries, a statement by Egypt's national carrier said.

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