Syria

‘Syrian crisis: Implementation of Homs truce delayed for logistical reasons,’ BBC Arabic (London), 6 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Reports out of Syria say that the implementation of a truce and the exit of fighters from the Old City of Homs has been delayed.– – – الأزمة السورية: تأجيل تنفيذ اتفاق هدنة حمص لأسباب لوجستية ٦ مايو ٢٠١٤ تفيد الأنباء الواردة من سوريا بأنه تم تأجيل تنفيذ…

‘World News – 28/03/2014 – Mid Day News,’ MTV Lebanon

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
See video transcription and translation below. ___________________________________ Transcription أخبار دولية -Mid Day News – 28/03/2014 دعا الرئيس الأمريكي باراك أوباما روسيا إلی سحب قواتها المنتشرة علی طول الحدود مع أوكرانيا والتفوّض مع الأسرة الدولية. في المقابل، أكّد نظيره الروسي فلادمير بوتين أن الدور الذي لعبته القوات الروسية في…

‘Morocco warns community of Ukrainian public places,’ Hespress (Morocco), 3 March 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The Moroccan embassy in Kiev has warned Moroccan citizens in Ukraine to exercise caution and limit their movements during this period of unrest. About 3000 Moroccan students are attending university in Kiev, but no injuries to Moroccan citizens have been reported.– – – المغرب يحذر الجالية من الأماكن…

Egypt

‘Sisi in Russia today at the head of a high-level military delegation to complete largest arms deal,’ al-Ahram (Egypt), 12 February 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Egyptian Defence Minister (and, by all accounts, future Egyptian president), Field Marshal Abdel Fatah Sisi left Cairo this morning on his way to Russia where he and Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy will meet with their Russian counterparts. The meeting comes as a continuation of 2+2 cooperation talks…