Category Archives: Middle East

Ancient Egyptian mummification 'recipe' revealed Examination of a mummy has revealed the original ancient Egyptian embalming recipe – first used to preserve bodies. A battery of forensic chemical tests carried out on a mummy...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 17th, 2018

US arrests Iraqi refugee wanted over IS killing An Iraqi refugee has been arrested in the US on suspicion of murdering an Iraqi policeman while fighting for the jihadist group Islamic State (IS). Omar Ameen, 45, appeared before a magistrate...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 17th, 2018

Nabeel Rajab: UN experts call for release of Bahraini activist A UN panel has called for the release of a leading Bahraini human rights activist jailed for “spreading fake news” and “insulting a statutory body”. Nabeel...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 17th, 2018

Palestinian mail blocked by Israel arrives eight years late Packages, letters and even a wheelchair intended for Palestinians have arrived in the occupied West Bank after Israel released years of undelivered mail. The post, which includes...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 15th, 2018

Israel to reopen Gaza cargo crossing if calm holds Israel’s defence minister has announced it will reopen the main cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday if the relative calm of recent days continues. Avigdor Lieberman also...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 14th, 2018

Fans to return to Egypt league games Egypt’s sports minister has announced that fans will be allowed back to watch league matches on a regular basis for the first time since 2012. Supporters were banned from...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 14th, 2018

IS conflict: Up to 30,000 fighters in Syria and Iraq – UN Between 20,000 and 30,000 Islamic State (IS) militants remain in Syria and Iraq despite the group’s recent losses, according to a United Nations report. The report says...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 14th, 2018

Elon Musk says Saudis back Tesla buyout Elon Musk has outlined his plan to take Tesla private and said he discussed financing the deal with Saudi Arabia. The founder of the electric carmaker also indicated that he would need to raise far...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 13th, 2018

Israeli PM and UK Labour leader clash Media playback is unsupported on your device Israel’s PM has criticised Jeremy Corbyn over his presence at a ceremony said to have honoured the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich terror...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 13th, 2018

Yemen war: Mass funeral held for children killed in bus attack Thousands of people have gathered in Yemen for the funerals of dozens of children killed in a Saudi-led coalition attack on a bus last week. The mass burial took place in Saada,...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 13th, 2018