Alwaght | News & Analysis Website

Editor's Choice

News

Most Viewed

Day Week Month

In Focus

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.
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

Map of  Latest Battlefield Developments in Syria and Iraq on

Egypt

Egypt’s Wheat Imports from Russia Rose in March despite War
News

Egypt’s Wheat Imports from Russia Rose in March despite War

Wednesday 6 April 2022
Egypt, often the world’s top wheat buyer, saw a rise in imports of the grain from Russia in March despite supply and payment disruptions following its invasion of Ukraine that also drove traders to seek shipments from other suppliers.
alwaght.net
Egypt Court Jails former Presidential Candidate for 15 Years
News

Egypt Court Jails former Presidential Candidate for 15 Years

Monday 30 May 2022
An Egyptian court has sentenced former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh and several prominent figures from the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to lengthy jail terms on Sunday for “spreading false news” and plotting to overthrow the state, reports Agence France-Presse and the Reuters news agency.
alwaght.net
What’s behind Cairo-Tel Aviv Deal to Hand Over Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia?
Analysis

What’s behind Cairo-Tel Aviv Deal to Hand Over Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia?

Tuesday 7 June 2022
Cairo and Tel Aviv are pushing the stagnant normalization project by giving privileges to bin Salman.
alwaght.net
Qatari Emir Arrives in Egypt for 1st Visit Thaw in Ties with Doha
News

Qatari Emir Arrives in Egypt for 1st Visit Thaw in Ties with Doha

Sunday 26 June 2022
Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Cairo on Friday for his first visit to Egypt since 2017, when four Arab states, including Egypt, boycotted Doha.
alwaght.net
Egypt Court Sentences 10 to Death, 153 to Prison
News

Egypt Court Sentences 10 to Death, 153 to Prison

Wednesday 29 June 2022
An Egyptian court sentenced 10 people to death and 153 people to between 10 years and life in prison on Tuesday over alleged supporting or carrying out attacks against security forces and sabotage of state infrastructure.
alwaght.net
Algeria Celebrates 60 Years of Independence from France
News

Algeria Celebrates 60 Years of Independence from France

Tuesday 5 July 2022
Algeria celebrates 60 years of independence from France on July 5 with a huge military parade.
alwaght.net
Revelation of Israeli Massacre of Egyptian Soldiers Reawakens Old Arab-Israeli Enemity
Analysis

Revelation of Israeli Massacre of Egyptian Soldiers Reawakens Old Arab-Israeli Enemity

Thursday 14 July 2022
The Israeli military burned alive Egyptian soldiers in 1967 and built a parking lot on them, it was revealed recently.
alwaght.net
Farewell to Politics, Power: What’s Caused Muslim Brotherhood Demise?
Paper

Farewell to Politics, Power: What’s Caused Muslim Brotherhood Demise?

Tuesday 2 August 2022
The Muslim Brotherhood shifted from its ideals and goals upon taking the power in Arab countries and thus divided people from it.
alwaght.net
Africa a Setting for New Cold War?
Analysis

Africa a Setting for New Cold War?

Thursday 11 August 2022
Africa is becoming a focus of the West and the East as the two sides are vying for global dominance as the East is reshaping world order.
alwaght.net
Egypt Hosts War Games with US, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Greece
News

Egypt Hosts War Games with US, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Greece

Monday 22 August 2022
Special forces from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Greece, and Cyprus launched joint military exercises on Sunday, according to a statement by the Egyptian military.
alwaght.net
Egypt’s Palestine Policy Review: Necessities, Grounds
Analysis

Egypt’s Palestine Policy Review: Necessities, Grounds

Tuesday 23 August 2022
The Egyptian leadership sees a need to review Cairo’s policy in Palestine for restoration of former Egyptian place in Arab world.
alwaght.net
Cairo Five-party Summit: Beating the Wind?
Analysis

Cairo Five-party Summit: Beating the Wind?

Wednesday 24 August 2022
New Levant project that is sought by Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan is ambitious but they lack finance power and infrastructure for its implementation.
alwaght.net
Saudi Regime Sentenced Egyptian Doctor to 20 Years in Prison for Voting for Morsi
News

Saudi Regime Sentenced Egyptian Doctor to 20 Years in Prison for Voting for Morsi

Wednesday 24 August 2022
Saudi regime has sentenced to 20 years in prison an Egyptian doctor who is a former employee at the Saudi health ministry, on alleged charges of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, a rights group said.
alwaght.net
Egyptian Hunger Striker’s Life in ‘Great Danger’: UN Rights Chief
News

Egyptian Hunger Striker’s Life in ‘Great Danger’: UN Rights Chief

Wednesday 9 November 2022
The United Nations expressed deep concerns over deteriorating health condition of Egypt’s prominent political activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, with the body’s High Commissioner for Human Rights stressing that the life of the jailed hunger striker is “in great danger” after more than 200 days of food abstention.
alwaght.net
Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Conf. Gives Arab, Israeli Officials Opportunity to Renew Pacts
Analysis

Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Conf. Gives Arab, Israeli Officials Opportunity to Renew Pacts

Wednesday 9 November 2022
The Sharm El-Sheikh meeting was a technical one but its political aspect overshadowed it as Arab officials found opportunity to meet Israelis.

Gallery

Photo

Film

Israeli Soldiers Guard Jewish Settlers As They Seize Lands of Palestinian Farmers

Israeli Soldiers Guard Jewish Settlers As They Seize Lands of Palestinian Farmers