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World - International
9/6/2022 7:47:25 PM
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday that China is conducting "cognitive warfare'' by spreading misinformation in addition to its regular military incursions into nearby waters and airspace intended to intimidate the self-governing island.

World - International
9/3/2022 10:47:24 AM
The Biden administration on Friday announced a more than $1 billion arms sale to Taiwan as U.S.-China tensions escalate over the status of the island.

World - International
9/1/2022 4:16:39 PM
Taiwanese soldiers on a tiny islet just off China's mainland shot down an unidentified commercial drone on Thursday as a local tycoon vowed to train millions of "civilian warriors" to defend the island.

World - International
9/1/2022 11:06:25 AM
Bankrupt Sri Lanka will receive a conditional $2.9 billion bailout to repair its battered finances, the International Monetary Fund said Thursday, following a bruising economic crisis that saw the island nation's president chased from the country.

World - International
8/31/2022 11:53:07 AM
Taiwan's military fired warning shots at drones from China flying over its outposts just off the Chinese coastline, underscoring heightened tensions and the self-ruled island's resolve to respond to new provocations.

World - International
8/23/2022 3:01:48 PM
Taiwan's president invoked an armed conflict in 1958 as an example of the island's resolve to defend itself as she met Tuesday with more foreign visitors amid the highest tensions with China in decades.

World - International
8/22/2022 5:49:47 PM
Indiana's Republican governor met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday, following two recent high-profile visits by U.S. politicians that drew Beijing's ire and Chinese military drills that included firing missiles over the island.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
8/19/2022 7:32:39 PM
Minister of Housing and Urban Communities Assem El-Gazzar denied reports that Cairo's El-Warraq Island had been forcibly evacuated as part of the government’s plan to develop the 1,295-feddan Nile island, which he said being carried out “consensually."

World - International
8/17/2022 3:21:20 PM
Taiwan displayed on Wednesday its most advanced fighter jet, the missile-equipped F-16V, in a rare nighttime demonstration in the wake of China's unprecedented military drills around the island.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Cinema
8/16/2022 9:41:22 PM

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/16/2022 8:47:52 PM
Egypt's Foreign Minister and President-Designate of the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) Sameh Shoukry asserted on Tuesday the importance of providing climate finance to developing countries, including island countries, to enable them to fulfil their commitments toward the climate.

World - International
8/15/2022 10:03:26 AM
China said Monday it had organised fresh military drills around Taiwan, as a delegation of visiting United States lawmakers were set to meet the island's leader just weeks after a similar trip by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi heightened fears of conflict.

World - International
8/14/2022 9:06:15 PM
A US congressional delegation arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, officials said, days after China held military drills around the island in retaliation for US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit.

World - International
8/13/2022 1:44:57 PM
Sri Lanka's government granted permission on Saturday for a controversial Chinese research vessel to visit the island despite neighbouring India's concerns that it could spy on New Delhi's military installations, officials said.

World - International
8/11/2022 11:12:08 AM
Taiwan's army held another live-fire drill Thursday after Beijing ended its largest-ever military exercises around the island and repeated threats to bring the self-ruled democracy under its control.

World - Region
8/10/2022 11:00:47 AM
Greek authorities say a major search and rescue operation has been launched east of the island of Karpathos after a boat reportedly carrying dozens of migrants sank during the night.

World - International
8/9/2022 11:51:44 AM
Taiwan's foreign minister said Tuesday that China is using military drills to rehearse an invasion of the self-governing island democracy, while Taiwan's military began its own live-fire exercises in a show of readiness to thwart off a potential attack.

World - International
8/8/2022 11:46:47 AM
Taiwan will hold live-fire military drills this week simulating a defence of the island against a Chinese invasion, officials said Monday, as Beijing carries out fresh exercises.

World - International
8/7/2022 11:52:50 AM
China's live-fire drills around Taiwan -- which saw vessels encircle the democratically ruled island -- have offered an unprecedented insight into how Beijing may conduct a military campaign against its neighbour.

World - International
8/7/2022 11:41:32 AM
China's largest-ever military exercises surrounding Taiwan were drawing to a close on Sunday following a controversial visit last week to the self-ruled island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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