Monthly Archives: December 2016

Roadside bomb kills police officer, soldier in Egypt

A police officer and a soldier were killed by a roadside bomb in Egypt’s northern Sinai peninsula on Saturday, security sources said.

The bomb was detonated remotely when the victims’ armored vehicle passed by during a security operation, the sources …

Security Council Supports Russian Federation-Turkey Efforts to End Violence in Syria, Jump-start Political Process, Adopting Resolution 2336 (2016)

The Security Council today unanimously adopted a resolution supporting efforts by the Russian Federation and Turkey to end nearly six years of bloodshed in Syria and jump-start a political process.

By the terms of resolution 2336 (2016), submitted by the …

Egypt hands over remains of air crash victims

Egypt began on Saturday handing over to their families the bodies of those who died when EgyptAir flight MS804 crashed into the Mediterranean in May with the loss of 66 passengers and crew, the state news agency MENA reported.

The …

PPF urges Bahrain to end prosecution of rights’ activist

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has written a letter to His HM Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain to express its concern over the continued persecution of human rights and free speech defender Najeeb Rajab.


The Egyptian cabinet approved on Thursday, a maritime border demarcation agreement, signed between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, China’s Xinhua news agency reported.

The cabinet decided to refer the agreement to the House of Representatives, after finalising all required preparations and …