Friday, July 03
Latest News
  1. Kuwait tightens security as emir attends joint prayers
  2. Mourners hold minute's silence at Tunisia beach attack resort
  3. Nigerian leader condemns 'inhuman, barbaric' Boko Haram attacks
  4. Greek banks say have sufficient liquidity until Tuesday
  5. UN watchdog chief says 'more work needed' with Iran after visit
  6. Yemen clashes, strikes kill 21 in Aden
  7. Tunisia arrests 8 with 'direct links' to beach massacre
  8. Israel says Hamas linked to IS assault on Egyptians
  9. Iraq Christians train to recapture homes from IS
  10. IS destroys statue outside Syria's Palmyra museum
  11. UN watchdog chief says 'more work needed' with Iran after visit
  12. Yemen clashes, strikes kill 21 in Aden
  13. Tunisia arrests 8 with 'direct links' to beach massacre
  14. BBC announces it will cut more than 1,000 jobs
  15. Judge: Court overturns death sentences in mob killing of Afghan woman
  16. 'No breakthrough yet' in Iran talks, Britain says
  17. US train with toxic chemicals derails, catches fire
  18. UNESCO chief warns about militant 'culture cleansing'
  19. Kuwait MPs pass $23.2 bn deficit budget on oil slide
  20. Kuwait makes DNA tests mandatory after IS bombing

Abbas invited to attend Islamic Summit meeting in Cairo

Jan. 5, 2013 4:01 P.M. (Updated: Jan. 6, 2013 3:07 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Egyptian president Muhammad Mursi on Saturday invited President Abbas to attend a series of Islamic Summit meetings due to be held in Cairo, official news agency Wafa reported.

The Islamic Summit is the largest meeting organized by The Organization of Islamic Cooperation, a global body which safeguards the interests of the Islamic world.

The summit meetings are due to take place in Cairo on February 6-7.

Abbas accepted the invitation, delivered during a meeting with Egyptian ambassador to Palestine Yasser Othman, and said he is looking forward to meeting President Mursi to discuss bilateral issues.

Othman updated Abbas on Egyptian efforts to end the suffering of Palestinian prisoners and congratulated the president on Fatah's 48th anniversary.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015