Alwaght | News & Analysis Website

Editor's Choice

News

Most Viewed

Day Week Month

In Focus

Map of  Latest Battlefield Developments in Syria and Iraq on
World against US Recognizing Al-Quds as Israeli Capital

World against US Recognizing Al-Quds as Israeli Capital

undefined
Myanmar Committing Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar Committing Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing against Rohingya Muslims

undefined
Awamiyah: Saudi Regime Killing Own Civilians

Awamiyah: Saudi Regime Killing Own Civilians

undefined
Qatar Row Deepens Persian Gulf States Rifts

Qatar Row Deepens Persian Gulf States Rifts

undefined
Ansarullah

Ansarullah

A Zaidi Shiite movement operating in Yemen. It seeks to establish a democratic government in Yemen.
Shiite

Shiite

represents the second largest denomination of Islam. Shiites believe Ali (peace be upon him) to be prophet"s successor in the Caliphate.
Resistance

Resistance

Axis of Resistances refers to countries and movements with common political goal, i.e., resisting against Zionist regime, America and other western powers. Iran, Syria, Hezbollah in Lebanon, and Hamas in Palestine are considered as the Axis of Resistance.
Persian Gulf Cooperation Council

Persian Gulf Cooperation Council

A regional political u n i o n consisting of Arab states of the Persian Gulf, except for Iraq.
ISIS Terrorist Group

ISIS Terrorist Group

A terrorist group that fights against Resistance Axis in Syria and Iraq. It was founded & armed by America and its allies covertly.
Taliban

Taliban

Taliban is a Sunni fundamentalist movement in Afghanistan. It was founded by Mohammed Omar in 1994.
  Wahhabism & Extremism

Wahhabism & Extremism

Wahhabism is an extremist pseudo-Sunni movement, which labels non-Wahhabi Muslims as apostates thus paving the way for their bloodshed.
Kurds

Kurds

Kurds are an ethnic group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a region, which spans adjacent parts of Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. They are an Iranian people and speak the Kurdish languages, which form a subgroup of the Northwestern Iranian branch of Iranian languages.
NATO

NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.
Islamic Awakening

Islamic Awakening

Refers to a revival of the Islam throughout the world, that began in 1979 by Iranian Revolution that established an Islamic republic.
Al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda

A militant Sunni organization founded by Osama bin Laden at some point between 1988 and 1989
New node

New node

Egypt

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia Nile Talks End up in Stalemate
News

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia Nile Talks End up in Stalemate

Wednesday 9 May 2018
Nile basin countries of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have failed to reach an agreement on the distribution of water from the world’s longest river
alwaght.com
Egyptian Army Op in Sinai Collective Punishment, Left 420,000 in Need of Humanitarian Aid: HRW
Report

Egyptian Army Op in Sinai Collective Punishment, Left 420,000 in Need of Humanitarian Aid: HRW

Monday 23 April 2018
The Egyptian army’s ongoing operation against ISIS-affiliated militants in restive Sinai Peninsula can amount to “collective punishment,” as up to 420,000 people in North Sinai Province are in urgent need of humanitarian aid, Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned.
alwaght.com
14 Egyptian Security Forces Killed as Militants Attack Military Checkpoint in Sinai
News

14 Egyptian Security Forces Killed as Militants Attack Military Checkpoint in Sinai

Sunday 15 April 2018
Militants attacked Saturday a military checkpoint in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula and killed at least eight Soldiers and wounding 15 more, the army said
alwaght.com
El-Sisi Wins Egyptian Presidential Poll by 97%, Serious Competitors Barred
News

El-Sisi Wins Egyptian Presidential Poll by 97%, Serious Competitors Barred

Tuesday 3 April 2018
Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has won a second term with 97% of the vote and 41% of voter turnout after his serious challengers were barred from running.
alwaght.com
Two Killed in Egypt Attack Targeting Top Security Officer
News

Two Killed in Egypt Attack Targeting Top Security Officer

Saturday 24 March 2018
- An explosion in the Egyptian city of Alexandria has killed two people, in what officials called an assassination attempt against the city’s security chief.
alwaght.com
War of Railway Projects: Will Suez Canal Lose Its Transit Position?
Report

War of Railway Projects: Will Suez Canal Lose Its Transit Position?

Saturday 17 March 2018
Egypt announces intention to construct a railroad that will link Red Sea to the Mediterranean, taking steps similar to Israel.
alwaght.com
Fresh Clashes in Egypt’s Sinai Leave 2 Troops, 11 Terrorists Dead
News

Fresh Clashes in Egypt’s Sinai Leave 2 Troops, 11 Terrorists Dead

Sunday 11 March 2018
Fresh clashes in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula have killed 2 government troops and 16 Takfiri terrorists, a military spokesman has said.
alwaght.com
Saudi, Israeli Officials Held Secret Meetings in Egypt: Palestinian Official
News

Saudi, Israeli Officials Held Secret Meetings in Egypt: Palestinian Official

Saturday 10 March 2018
Top officials of Israeli and Saudi regimes have reportedly held a series of secret meetings in Egypt’s capital Cairo last week, an official with the Palestinian Authority (PA) revealed.
alwaght.com
Saudi Crown Prince Visiting Egypt amid Standing Differences
Report

Saudi Crown Prince Visiting Egypt amid Standing Differences

Sunday 4 March 2018
The Saudi crown prince is to visit Egypt while the two sides’ relations are hit by a set of discords over a range of regional and home issues.
alwaght.com
Egyptian Court Approves Islands Transfer to Saudis as Bin Salman Visits
News

Egyptian Court Approves Islands Transfer to Saudis as Bin Salman Visits

Saturday 3 March 2018
Egypt’s apex court dismissed legal challenges to a controversial deal transferring two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, a day before a visit by its crown prince.
alwaght.com
Egyptian Journalist Goes Missing after Detention
News

Egyptian Journalist Goes Missing after Detention

Wednesday 21 February 2018
Egyptian journalist Moataz Wadnan has been disappeared since Friday when security forces detained him and three of his relatives at a checkpoint in near Cairo.
alwaght.com
Egypt Reiterates Political Solution to Syria Crisis, Preservation of Unity
News

Egypt Reiterates Political Solution to Syria Crisis, Preservation of Unity

Saturday 17 February 2018
Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shukri, has reaffirmed Egypt’s support for the political solution to the crisis in Syria
alwaght.com
Egypt’s Forces Kill Several Terrorists in Sinai Operation
News

Egypt’s Forces Kill Several Terrorists in Sinai Operation

Saturday 17 February 2018
Egypt’s army said on Saturday it killed seven “takfiris” in north and central Sinai and arrested 408 suspected or wanted criminal elements
alwaght.com
ISIS Affiliate Threatens to Launch Attacks on Egypt’s Election
News

ISIS Affiliate Threatens to Launch Attacks on Egypt’s Election

Monday 12 February 2018
An ISIS Takfiri terrorist group affiliate in Egypt has threatened to attack next month’s presidential elections and warning Egyptians participate in the vote.
alwaght.com
Egyptian Forces Kill 16 Terrorists in Sinai Operation
News

Egyptian Forces Kill 16 Terrorists in Sinai Operation

Sunday 11 February 2018
Sixteen terrorists have been killed and four arrested in Egyptian northern and central Sinai region in a massive anti-terrorism operation

Gallery

Photo

Film

Saudi Warplanes Target MSF-Supported Cholera Treatment Center in Hajjah Province

Saudi Warplanes Target MSF-Supported Cholera Treatment Center in Hajjah Province