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Knife, axe attacks kill 4 in Jerusalem synagogue

  /  November 18, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine has claimed the attack

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claim deadly Sinai attack

  /  November 15, 2014  /  Politics  /  3 Comments

Egyptian militant group rebrand as ‘State of Sinai’ and could now be taking orders from ISIS, says analyst

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UNHCR expects refugee crisis as winter approaches

  /  November 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UN able to reach only 60% of refugees in Egypt needing assistance this winter due to lack of funding

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis pledge allegiance to ‘Islamic State’

  /  November 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Sinai based militant group could lose local support if it begins to imitate the style of ISIS, says analyst

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Egypt faces UN human rights review in Geneva

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UN states question Egypt on rights of assembly and association, torture, gender rights, and application of constitution

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Egypt government, Brotherhood to exchange accusations in Geneva

  /  November 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Government and Brotherhood looking to score political points, rights groups to show reality, says analyst

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Armed forces creating ‘secure zone’ on Gaza border

and   /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Residents told to leave homes as military seeks to destroy Gaza tunnels once and for all

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US coalition members gather to counter ISIS propaganda

and   /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt stresses importance of fighting intellectual and religious basis of ISIS message

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Israeli troops injured by gunfire from Sinai

, and   /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

2 soldiers injured and evacuated to Israeli hospital for treatment

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Egypt calls for ‘return of the Libyan capital’

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Libyan government orders military to retake Tripoli, calls for civil disobedience in capital

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Libyan tribal leaders gather in Cairo for unity talks

  /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian foreign minister meets Arab League envoy to discuss Libya’s political path

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Police forces return to Al-Azhar University

, and   /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Demonstrations at university organised in response to the death of Alexandria University student Omar Al-Sharif

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Alexandria student dies after sustaining birdshot injuries

and   /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The student was struck in the head during clashes in Alexandria University last week

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Egypt participates in international ISIS strategy meeting

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Obama stresses there is no “quick fix” in military and ideological fight against ISIS

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Erdogan in no position to give lessons on democracy: Egypt

  /  September 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Turkish president has illusions of restoring the Ottoman Empire, says Egyptian foreign ministry

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International call for Libya ceasefire

  /  September 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt joins international chorus to end “violence, terrorism and extremism” in Libya

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Abbas begins Cairo visit

  /  September 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Peace process, Gaza reconstruction, Arab League ministerial meeting on Palestinian leader’s agenda

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Shoukry calls on Europe to support anti-terrorism efforts

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Europe should not allow abuse of freedom of expression to incite violence, says Egyptian foreign minister

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Militants claim to behead 4 in Sinai

  /  August 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims to have beheaded four men it claims gave information to Mossad

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Open-ended Gaza ceasefire reached

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Hamas claims victory, Israel claims military pressure forced Palestinian factions into agreement

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Libya’s neighbours push for political process as crisis deepens

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Islamist dominated GNC appoint rival PM as international community calls for calm

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Gaza fighting continues, no response to Egypt ceasefire call

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Netanyahu calls on Gazans to evacuate sites used by Hamas, saying they are potential targets

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Egypt calls for ‘indefinite’ ceasefire in Gaza

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President Al-Sisi hosted Abbas to discuss the situation in Gaza and Egypt’s efforts to reach a ceasefire

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Abbas calls for indirect talks to resume in Cairo

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

President Al-Sisi hosted Abbas to discuss the situation in Gaza and Egypt’s efforts to reach a ceasefire

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Update: Gaza ceasefire, talks collapse

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Israel recalls delegations from Cairo: Official

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Israel, Hamas ready for any outcome of Gaza talks

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Gaza talks continue in Cairo as ceasefire expiry draws near

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Egypt, Norway to co-host Gaza conference

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

“Keeping a population trapped and starved provides no security for Gaza’s neighbours”, says Norwegian foreign minister

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Palestinians, Israelis return to Cairo for Gaza talks

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Netanyahu stressed Israeli security as priority for delegation in Cairo

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A year behind bars: Ibrahim Halawa

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Irish Egyptian Ibrahim Halawa has spent one year behind bars.

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A year behind bars: Mahmoud ‘Shawkan’ Abou Zied

  /  August 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

One year ago Egypt witnessed the bloodiest day in its recent history. On 14 August 2013 police forces moved to disperse two protest camps in support of the ousted president Mohamed Morsi. Human Rights Watch read the rest…

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