After decades of wars followed by a cold peace, Israel has emerged as a discreet ally to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. Egypt, followed by Jordan, are the only Middle Eastern countries to make peace with Israel. Sameh Shoukry's trip reflected the strong but low-profile ties that have developed between the two countries in recent years. "The continued expansion of illegal settlements and the substantial sums poured into their development shows that Israel's purported support of a ...
Even with sources and multiple news organizations reporting Pence has been offered the job, Trump called into Fox News Thursday night and said he hasn't "made my final, final decision". Pence won that year - and then won five more times - representing District 6 in eastern in through 2012, when he chose to leave Congress and run for governor.
Diplomatic sources told Asharq Al-Awsat: "Shoukry's visit to Israel, which is the first by an Egyptian foreign minister in nine years, shows there is a progress in the direction of reviving the Egyptian initiative for peace". Netanyahu has endorsed the idea of an independent Palestinian state, but he opposes a return to Israel's pre-1967 borders and has continued to build Jewish settlements on occupied lands.
The commissioning ceremony for the new 052D Yinchuan destroyer was held at a naval port in Sanya in the Hainan province, which is located on an island that is the nation's southernmost point. Al Jazeera looks at the implications of the ruling for China's row with Japan in the East China Sea. First, we should not forget that for China and other claimants the issue of sovereignty is at the heart of the South China Sea disputes.
As Donald Trump prepares to accept the Republican presidential nomination next week, the pollshowed him in a dead heat with Clinton in a general election matchup. Another 31 percent consider it to be a minor problem and only 17 percent think it's not a problem. Despite her royal airs, I will vote for Hillary Clinton.
Asked if the Nice attack would prompt the Government to spend more on Britain's counter-terror efforts, Mrs May said: "The Government is already making more funding available for the security services which will enable them to increase their efforts".