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Saudi Arabia refutes Qatari hajj politicization Cairo - Official numbers issued by the Ministry of Hajj in Saudi Arabia revealed the false Qatari claims of the politicization of hajj by Saudi Arabia. The number of Qatari pilgrims has ... Friday 01-09-2017 03:28 PM IS chief Baghdadi likely still alive: US general Friday 01-09-2017 02:33 PM Syrian army controls front in Mannoukh village in Homs Homs (Syria) - The Syrian army units achieved a new advance in their military operations against the terrorist IS group in the eastern countryside of Homs, Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported ... Friday 01-09-2017 02:21 PM Kenya makes history after annulling presidential election Nairobi - Kenya’s Supreme Court has made history as the first African country to annul a presidential election. The Kenya Supreme Court on Friday declared President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election ... Friday 01-09-2017 02:06 PM Kuwaiti emir Sheikh Sabah heads to Washington to discuss Qatar crisis Kuwait city - Kuwaits ruler is expected to arrive to Washington on Friday to meet with US president Donald Trump to discuss the Qatar crisis, in which Sheikh Sabah has been mediating. The ... Friday 01-09-2017 02:00 PM Lebanese PM meets French president in Paris Paris - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri hold talks with French president Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris . Two economic conferences for Lebanon will be held in 2018 to ... Friday 01-09-2017 01:52 PM Two more Germans detained in Turkey: German foreign ministry Berlin - Two further German citizens have been detained in Turkey, a spokeswoman for the German foreign ministry said on Friday, adding that Berlin had not yet established contact with the ... Friday 01-09-2017 12:44 PM Muslims around the world celebrate Eid Al-Adha festival Cairo - Muslims around the world are celebrating the festival of Eid al-Adha, held during the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. The multi-day festival, also known as the Feast of the ... Friday 01-09-2017 12:12 PM Secretary of State Tillerson congratulates Muslims on Eid Al-Adha Washington - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson congratulated Muslims all over the world on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, wishing them a meaningful and blessed Eid, in an official statement released ... Friday 01-09-2017 12:09 PM Hajj pilgrims return to Mina for ‘stoning of Satan’ ritual Mecca (Saudi Arabia) - After a spiritually intense day on the plains of Arafat, Hajj pilgrims returned to Mina on Friday, the first day of Eid. Making their way from Muzdalifa where they ... Friday 01-09-2017 12:06 PM El-Sisi receives phone call from Abu Dhabi crown prince on Eid Al-Adha Cairo - President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received a phone call from Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to greet him on ... Friday 01-09-2017 11:32 AM Egypt's FM congratulates Iraq on liberating Tal Afar Cairo - Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid on Thursday congratulated Iraq on liberating Tal Afar from terrorist IS group. "It is great that celebration of Eid Al-Adha is coincided with ... Friday 01-09-2017 09:34 AM GCC and Qatar’s Withdrawal London - This time former Iranian Ambassador to Qatar Abdullah Sehrabi spoke on behalf of the Qatari government, saying Qatar’s emir is willing to withdraw from the Gulf Cooperation Council. The ... Thursday 31-08-2017 11:16 PM Egypt, UN urge political settlement to Syrian crisis Cairo - Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura discussed on Wednesday Syrian crisis on the phone, stressing negotiations between Syrian warring ... Thursday 31-08-2017 10:42 PM Qatar non-oil growth to slow as isolation continues, says IMF Cairo - Qatar’s non-oil economic growth will slow this year as a result of the country’s economic isolation by its Arabian Gulf neighbours, according to the IMF. “Non-oil growth is projected ... Thursday 31-08-2017 09:41 PM