World Bulletin / News Desk
Hamas has shut down its bureau in Syria permanently and moved its staff members in Syria to the Egyptian capital of Cairo.
Speaking to the Anadolu Agency (AA), a Hamas official said that the Political Bureau administration gave orders to Hamas executives working in Syria to move to Cairo.
The same source said that Hamas officials in Syria will begin working in Cairo as of October.
"Hamas had obtained permission from Egyptian officials to open a new bureau in Cairo six months ago but did not inform the media on such a development perhaps due to a request by the Egyptian government or due to expectations on the end of crisis in Syria," the Hamas source told the AA.
Whether China can manage a soft landing after years of explosive economic growth will be at the heart of G20 talks
British actress Emma Thompson says UK has 'plenty' of room for refugees, wants them to be accepted
Contrary to other European nations, the Vienna police chief has said that there are no plans to stop or check arriving refugees
New military doctrine approved by country's National Security Council announces Russia as military adversary
Hungarian PM Orban defends his government's handling of a wave of refugees, migrants
UK's former PM allegedly tried to 'cut a deal' for Gaddafi during 2011 NATO-led military campaign against Libya
Hundreds of Britons are calling on the government to take in more refugees, with some even offering their homes.
Three countries' foreign ministers signed a joint letter emphasising 'the shortcomings' of the current European asylum system
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French proposal to limit use of veto at Security Council is 'populist' attempt, says Russian envoy
German FM Steinmeier has said that each EU countryshould register and accept applications of asylum seekers where they entered first.
As many as 50 Ugandan AMISOM troops may have been killed in an attack on Tuesday
Deal now has 34 backers in the Senate, the number needed to uphold Obama's veto
Rome is ready to 'reactivate' controls as 'a temporary measure to allow Bavaria to reorganise and face the emergency'
EU is set to maintain until March 15 sanctions targeted against almost 200 Russian firms & individuals, as well as Ukrainian separatists
During 4-day visit, rights chief is expected to address allegations of rights violations, sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers