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Egyptian Minister of Foreign affairs Sameh Shoukry went to Rome Saturday to participate in the international conference that will discuss the Libyan crisis. The conference will be held on a ministerial level. Italy and the US called for it to force Libyan parties to establish a national unity government to overcome Libya’s current crisis.

Shoukry heads to Palestine to deliver Al-Sisi’s message to Abbas

Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry heads to Ramallah on Wednesday, to deliver a verbal message from President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to the president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas. The ministry said on Tuesday that Shoukry will also hold discussions with Abbas, prime minister Rami Hamdallah, foreign minister Riyad Al-Maliki, and other top Palestinian officials. …

Daily News Egypt

Israeli troops patrol the area between the West Bank village of Halhul and the adjacent city of Hebron, on June 24, 2014 as they search for three Israeli teenagers who went missing in the West Bank 

(AFP Photo/Hazem Bader)

Egypt condemns Israeli settlement activity

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry condemned Israel’s increasing settlement activity on the West Bank in a Thursday statement. The ministry’s statement also stressed the illegality of Israeli settlement activity and its incompatibility with internationally-recognised resolutions. The Israeli government announced plans to build more settlements in the West Bank last week. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zaid described …

Daily News Egypt

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Protest organised for Suleiman Khater’s 30th death anniversary

The Egyptian Committee Against Normalization organised a protest Wednesday at the Press Syndicate to commemorate the 30th death anniversary of Suleiman Khater, the Egyptian soldier and struggler who fought against Israel. They chanted against the Israeli occupation of Palestine and lack of Arab governments’ action towards the cause

Amira El-Fekki

Hussein Abd Rabo

The QIZ: A Faustian Deal

Egypt and Israel signed the Qualifying Industrial Zone (QIZ) 11 years ago, which promotes and facilitates the entry of garment exports to the US market and in exchange, Egyptian factories import raw materials from Israel. At the time, my colleagues and I called this agreement a deal with the devil. When we sign agreements with Israel or …

Hussein Abd Rabo