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  • Israel approves settlement homes following Trump inauguration

    Date: 2017-01-22 17:44:41 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:67 - ID:6383481

    GAZA CITY, Jan 22 (MENA) - Israel has approved hundreds of new settlement homes in occupied East Jerusalem, after the staunch pro-Israel US President Donald Trump took office, the BBC reported. "Now we can finally build," Jerusalem Deputy Mayor ....

  • 53 Houthis killed in air strikes on Yemen’s Al Hudaydah

    Date: 2017-01-22 17:26:43 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:66 - ID:6383037

    ADEN, Jan 22 (MENA) – As many as 53 militants of Yemen's Houthi group and former president Ali Abdullah Saleh were killed in airstrikes launched by the Saudi-led coalition aircraft on some military sites in Al Hudaydah governorate, Yemeni local ....

  • PM issues decree authorizing NOMP to establish pharmaceutical company

    Date: 2017-01-22 16:59:17 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:65 - ID:6383525

    CAIRO, Jan 22 (MENA) - Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has issued a decree authorizing the National Organization for Military Production (NOMP) to establish a pharmaceutical company. The decree was published in the official newspaper Sunday. (MENA) M ....

  • National Defense Council agrees to extend participation of Egyptian troops in Gulf mission

    Date: 2017-01-22 16:39:00 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:64 - ID:6383477

    CAIRO, Jan 22 (MENA) - Meeting under President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the National Defense Council agreed Sunday to extend the participation of Egyptian troops in a combat mission in the Arab Gulf region, the Red Sea and Bab el Mandeb. The mission ....

  • Presidential decree re-allocating plots of land for Qena urban community

    Date: 2017-01-22 16:15:46 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:63 - ID:6382941

    CAIRO, Jan 22 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday issued a presidential decree, re-allocating over 8,971 feddans of state-owned land to be used for establishing a new urban community in Qena. The decree was published in the official ....

  • Presidential decree renewing term of mufti for 4 years

    Date: 2017-01-22 16:10:28 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:62 - ID:6382937

    CAIRO, Jan 22 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday issued a presidential decree extending the term of Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam for four additional years. The decree will be put into effect as of March 4, 2017. (MENA) M S H/M O H ....

  • 11 members of Daesh killed by Turkish artillery shelling in northern Syria

    Date: 2017-01-22 16:07:34 GMT - Turkey - Arab world - SN:61 - ID:6383009

    ANKARA, Jan 22 (MENA) - The Turkish army announced Sunday that 11 members of Daesh terrorist group were killed due to a Turkish artillery shelling that targeted 165 posts of the organization in northern Syria. The Euphrates Shield forces shelled ....

  • House speaker says economic situation "very critical"

    Date: 2017-01-22 16:05:57 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:60 - ID:6382749

    CAIRO, Jan 22 (MENA) - Speaker of the House of Representatives Dr Aly Abdel Aal has said that the economic situation in Egypt is "very critical", urging all to live up to their responsibilities. It is not fair that the government alone shoulders ....

  • US Ambassador Friedman to reside in Jerusalem

    Date: 2017-01-22 16:04:27 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:59 - ID:6382685

    GAZA CITY, Jan 22 (MENA) - The new American Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, has decided not to live in the Ambassador's Residence in Herzliya, and rather declared his intention to "work and live in Jerusalem." Although his appointment has ....

  • Antiquities Ministry: Islamic museum receives 2,000 visitors daily

    Date: 2017-01-22 16:03:16 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:58 - ID:6381993

    CAIRO, Jan 22 (MENA) – The number of visitors of the Museum of Islamic Art has reached 2,000 persons a day since its inauguration on Wednesday, the Antiquities Ministry has asserted. The large increase in the number of visitors is a strong evidence ....

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