Misr Al-Qawia, Turkish President Erdogan strongly condemned rulings, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern
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Representatives of former Yemeni President Saleh held talks in Cairo and Riyadh, amid continued fighting in Yemen
In speeches by former president Saleh and Al-Houthi on Sunday, peace seems low priority
Yemeni Foreign Minister states “very possible” need for ground forces, air strikes hit multiple targets including Sanaa airport
Meanwhile, UN claims “important progress” in Libyan peace talks
Despite failure to achieve nation status at UN Security Council late December, Palestine to be accepted onto UN war-crimes court, while official speaks of possible Israeli retributions
Amr Abu Atta’s comments came during UN Security Council meeting shortly before peace talks are set to resume in Cairo
Foreign ministry reflects UN Secretary General’s call for respect for the right to peaceful assembly
Gaza death toll soars over 1,650 as more bodies are pulled from rubble in the south, while the death toll in Israel reaches 66
Cross faction Palestinian delegation expected in Cairo for Gaza talks
The call comes after an UN-administered school and a market in the Gaza Strip were struck, killing dozens including children
Netanyahu agrees to 12-hour “pause” in Gaza, Kerry hopeful for extension
John Kerry and Ban Ki Moon meet in Cairo in efforts to stop the violence in Gaza
Israel insists people were warned, asked to evacuate before launching strike
Gaza is an open wound and Band-Aid won’t help, says Ban Ki Moon
UN chief calls on Israel to “exercise maximum restraint” on Gaza
Egypt’s foreign minister continues contacts with regional and international counterparts to reach solution to Gaza conflict
Secretary General encourages Egypt to open Rafah Crossing
Primary education enrolment increased from 80% to 99% in North Africa over 22 years
By Ban Ki-moon The horrific war in Syria continues to worsen and bleed beyond its borders. A cold calculation seems to be taking hold: that little can be done except to arm the parties and watch the conflict rage. The international community must not abandon the people of Syria and the region to never-ending …
The international standoff was underlined Wednesday with Damascus reacting to Lakhdar Brahimi’s announcement that he will step down on May 31 by accusing him of bias and interference in domestic politics.
Warning that time was running out for the planet to avoid worst-case climate change
Egypt has weighed in on several peacekeeping efforts as well as being one of the parties involved in the debate on the Ethiopian Dam.
AFP – An Iranian film director is to hold a private screening of his latest movie on Saturday to raise funds to save the life of a 26-year-old on death row. Mostafa Kiaei, director of “Special Line”, said he had learnt by accident of the young man’s case and wanted to help raise the “blood …
Obama has made improving nuclear safety one of the figurehead foreign policies of his presidency and said in 2009 that nuclear terrorism was “the most immediate and extreme threat to global security”.
For his four-country trip to the Sahel in November, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon adopted as his motto an African saying: “One hand cannot tie a bundle.” His guests agreed.
Tunisia’s dominant Islamist party Ennahda said it expected elections to take place in October.
The Secretary-General encourages Egyptians to rediscover common ground
Ban Ki-moon, others urge peace
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy addressed the issue in official letters he sent to diplomats across the world