Hesham Hajali

Islamic State cites 69 casualties from Nigerian army and African troops

19 Apr 2019

CAIRO Islamic State (IS) has recorded 69 casualties from the Nigerian Army and troops from an African anti-militant force in attacks over the past week, the Jihadist group said in its weekly paper on Thursday.

Islamic State says it killed 18 soldiers in west Africa

05 Apr 2019

CAIRO Jihadist group Islamic State said on Thursday it had killed 13 Nigerian soldiers and five troops from a west African anti-militant force in attacks over recent days.

Saudi crown prince meets Modi in Argentina, plans to ramp up investments

30 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI/CAIRO Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and told him about plans to scale up investments in India's tech, farm and energy sectors, an Indian official and the Saudi news agency (SPA) said on Friday.

Islamic State claims attacks in West Africa caused 118 casualties

23 Nov 2018

CAIRO Islamic State claimed responsibility for five attacks in an area it calls the "State of West Africa" that it said resulted in 118 casualties in the past week, according to a video posted on its account on the messaging website Telegram late on Thursday.

Saudi Arabia reassures Canada on oil supplies as dispute drags on

09 Aug 2018

CAIRO, Aug 9 Saudi Arabia's oil supplies to Canada will not be impacted by a dispute between the two countries, the kingdom's energy minister said on Thursday, reassuring customers after Riyadh froze new trade with Canada and ruled out mediation efforts.

At least four killed, 15 wounded in Baghdad bomb blast

24 May 2018

BAGHDAD At least four people were killed and 15 wounded in a suicide attack in Iraq's capital Baghdad on Thursday, a military spokesman told Reuters.

Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas reach reconciliation deal

12 Oct 2017

CAIRO/GAZA Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reached a deal over political reconciliation on Thursday after Hamas agreed to hand over administrative control of the Gaza enclave the group has controlled for more than a decade.

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