Fri, 01 Jul 2022

CAIRO -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi met with visiting Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in Egypt's Sharm El-Sheikh on Saturday, discussing regional and international issues.

During a meeting in the Red Sea resort city, the two leaders agreed to maximize bilateral coordination and cooperation to develop the joint Arab action system in a bid to safeguard Arab national security and enhance Arab capabilities, said an Egyptian presidential statement. (Egypt-Bahrain-Ties)

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TUNIS -- Tunisian judges decided on Saturday to extend their strike for a third week in protest of the president's decision to dismiss 57 judges.

"The judges also decided to organize a 'day of anger' in front of the public next week to clarify the reasons for maintaining the strike for three weeks in a row," President of the Tunisian Young Judges' Association Mourad Messaoudi told the Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP). (Tunisia-Strike-Judges)

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RABAT -- The number of COVID-19 cases in Morocco soars again with 1,956 new cases recorded on Saturday.

Morocco reported 1,734 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, and 1,568 on Thursday, according to the Ministry of Health. (Morocco-COVID19-Cases)

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TEHRAN -- An F-14 fighter jet crashed on Saturday in Iran's central Isfahan province with the pilots safely ejected, the official news agency IRNA reported.

The fighter was on mission when a technical failure occurred in its engine that led to the crash, the IRNA quoted a spokesman for Iran's Army in Isfahan province as saying. (Iran-Fighter Jet Crash)

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