Dubai's leading engineering and construction group Arabtec Holding has signed an historic agreement with Egypt’s Defence Ministry to develop and construct one million housing units in a project worth 280 billion Egyptian pounds ($40.23
Libya's defence ministry has issued orders to its military authorising the use of force to stop a North Korea-flagged tanker loading crude oil sold by armed rebels seeking to bypass the Tripoli government, state media said on Sunday.
Egyptian army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who deposed the country's first freely elected leader, has said he will run for president, a Kuwaiti newspaper reported on Thursday.
The widely expected move is almost ce
An 85-year old Palestinian died on Thursday after inhaling teargas fired by the Israeli army to disperse protesters in the occupied West Bank, witnesses said.
He is the first Palestinian casualty of the conflict with Israel in 201
Egypt's ousted president, Mohamed Mursi, goes on trial on Monday under a security crackdown that has devastated his Muslim Brotherhood movement and raised concerns that the army-backed government is reimposing a police state.
Anxious over months of turmoil in Egypt, military officers are pushing popular army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to run for president, after a 2011 popular uprising had inspired hopes for democratic change in a country long dominated by generals.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy said on Saturday the transitional phase of government in Egypt should end "by next spring," replacing leaders appointed after the army ousted elected president Mohamed Mursi in July.
Fifteen militants were killed in the Sinai Peninsula by rocket fire, Egyptian state TV reported on Tuesday, after witnesses said army helicopters had attacked militant strongholds in the area.
The state-run Nile TV gave no further
One of al Qaeda's most militant affiliates has called on Egyptians to take up arms against their army, saying a bloody crackdown on Islamist protesters showed peaceful methods were futile, according to an Internet statement posted on Saturda
The United States will sell the Indonesian army eight Apache attack helicopters in a deal worth $500 million including radar, training and maintenance, a US defense official said on Monday.
"We are working on further details