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Prominent al-Qaida figure killed in US drone strike in Syria

Prominent al-Qaida figure killed in US drone strike in Syria

Apr 08, – The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Rifai Ahmad Taha was killed in a strike Tuesday in the northwestern Idlib province. A senior Egyptian al-Qaida figure fighting in Syria was killed in a U.S. drone strike this week, the latest to be killed in such attacks in Syria, a Syrian opposition […]

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Egypt’s Mubarak to return to prison

Egypt’s Mubarak to return to prison

Nov 07, – Mubarak has been under house arrest since his release from a prison hospital in August, two years after his initial arrest. He is on retrial for the killings of nearly 900 protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster. But the verdict in that case was later overturned. He is […]

November 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Israel hopes US aid cut to Egypt won’t harm peace

Israel hopes US aid cut to Egypt won’t harm peace

Oct 10, – Gilad Erdan, the minister responsible for civil defense, said Israel and Egypt are continuing to cooperate in military and political spheres and that there is “constant contact” between the two countries. Israel hopes the U.S. decision to cut aid to Egypt will not affect the two countries’ historic peace deal, a Cabinet […]

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