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Egypt unsatisfied with NPT conference progress

  /  May 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Top priority for Egypt is Middle East NWFZ, calls for coordinator’s resignation

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Shoukry, UN envoy in Palestine meeting

  /  May 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The officials discussed developments in the Gaza Strip reconstruction

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Al-Sisi signs cooperation agreement with Greece, Cyprus

  /  April 29, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign Ministry official criticises Al-Sisi while on European tour, Al-Sisi tells Spanish newspaper he has prevented Egypt from descending into civil war

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Nuclear Weapons Free Zone in the Middle East needed: Shoukry at UN

  /  April 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

FM reiterated demands for the submission of all states under the three pillars of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

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Shoukry to attend Nuclear Non-Proliferation conference

  /  April 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt has pushed for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East since 1970s

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Iran nuclear programme deal prevents arms race in Middle East: Egypt

  /  April 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Iran gained international acknowledgement for its nuclear programme, built trust with the West, while Israel condemned the long-awaited deal

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Palestine officially joins ICC

  /  April 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Palestine “deserves international support” for its move to the ICC in the face of opposition, say HRW

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2 Egyptians given prison sentences for spying for Mossad

  /  March 30, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The defendants were given sentences of up to 25 years, with two Israelis also sentenced in absentia

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Al-Sisi, Ban Ki-moon discuss Israel and Libya

  /  March 29, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

UN Secretary General praised Egypt’s political and economic success, encouraged Egyptian participation in coming conferences

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Egypt expects resumption of peace talks with new Israeli government

  /  March 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt expects any newly formed Israeli government to engage directly in a political process that leads to the resumption of negotiations between the Palestinian and Israeli authorities, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wednesday. The ministry added in a statement that read the rest…

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Netanyahu claims victory in Israeli general elections

  /  March 18, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Future Israeli governing coalition still unclear, Palestinian authorities pushing to bring Israel to ICC

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Netanyahu’s Congress Speech: Manipulating the Middle East’s security architecture 

  /  March 18, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By James M. Dorsey A satirical video of Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress captures the essence of his message and his political strategy on the eve of Israeli elections. “There read the rest…

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Al-Sisi discusses Palestinian cause at summit sidelines

  /  March 14, 2015  /  Egypt, Egypt Economic Development Conference, Politics  /  No Comments

Israel uninvited, despite president’s opinion praising relations with Netanyahu

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World shares votes for Egypt, US committed to achieving democracy: Kerry

  /  March 14, 2015  /  Egypt, Egypt Economic Development Conference, Politics  /  No Comments

US Secretary of State discusses terrorism, Palestine-Israel issues during Economic Summit which “brings business and peace investments together” 

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Saudi Arabia blocks Swedish FM from speech at Arab League in Cairo

  /  March 9, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Swedish government reports it as a response to criticism of Saudi’s rights record

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Israel confirms negotiations continuing over Egypt’s supply gas

  /  March 9, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

A petroleum ministry delegation visited London, and secretely met Noble and Delek representatives, says official

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Arab Summit set for 28 March

  /  March 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Terrorism, Arab-Israeli conflict, and regional status are among 28 issues on agenda

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Netanyahu criticises Iran nuclear negotiations in Congress speech, Obama objects

  /  March 4, 2015  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heavily rejected possible deal between the P5+1 group and Iran in his speech on Tuesday

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Hamas reacts to Egypt’s ‘farce’ terrorist ruling

  /  March 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Cairo court’s decision taints country’s reputation and confirms Israel as ally

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Egypt condemns burning of Jerusalem mosque, church

  /  February 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

The attacks are believed to have been implemented by a group of Israeli settlers 

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Egypt dubs Hamas ‘terrorist organisation’

  /  February 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Court rules in favour of lawyers claiming Hamas kills security personnel, despite Hamas representatives having visited Cairo in August for talks with Israel

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Ex-minister acquitted over suspect Israel gas deals

  /  February 21, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Verdict for former petroleum minister is latest in series of acquittals for Mubarak-era figures

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Microsoft plans acquisition of Israeli company developing touch services

  /  February 17, 2015  /  Technology  /  No Comments

By Sally Saad US technology company Microsoft will purchase Israeli company N-trig, specialised in fast-response touch techniques and digital pens, with a total cost of $200m. The 190 company’s employees will be moved to Microsoft read the rest…

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Court postpones decision on designating Hamas as terrorists

  /  February 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Relations between Egypt and Hamas have deteriorated since the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi

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Egypt condemns Israeli settlement activity

  /  February 10, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Palestine aims transferral of matter to ICC, say Palestinian media outlets

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Don’t fall for Nasrallah’s bluff

  /  February 6, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Nasrallah’s pompous speech rejecting the “rules of engagement” ignores the reality of Hezbollah’s difficult geo-strategic situation in Syria and the fear of a second front with Israel

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Shoukry meets UN diplomat to discuss Palestinian issue

  /  February 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Robert Serry arrived in Cairo to discuss potential resumption of Palestinian-Israeli peace talks

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Petroleum ministry informed ahead of Israel gas negotiations: BG

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Arafa held meeting with petroleum officials to discuss importing gas from Tel Aviv to Egyptian plants, official says

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New West Bank settlements destroy Egypt’s efforts in peace talks: Foreign ministry

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Israeli government announced new bids to build 450 settlements over the Green Line

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Egypt continues to link extremism with Israeli-Palestinian conflict as it bids for UNSC seat

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Recent statements by officials suggest that Egypt’s hopes for security role is based on linking international extremism with neighbouring conflict

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