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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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Shoukry looks to increase cooperation on Europe tour

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egyptian foreign minister begins four day tour of European capitals

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Shoukry meets with Omani Foreign Minister

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Discussions included the coming Arab foreign ministers meeting

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UK and Egyptian ministers discuss importance of British tourist flows

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

UK minister says security measures encourage British tourists to visit Egypt

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Syria: One year later

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Matthew Timmerman A column in honour of the one-year anniversary of Syria’s chemical attack At 2.30 am on the morning of 21 August 2013, statements circulated on Twitter of a chemical attack in a Damascus read the rest…

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Egypt does not support the Syrian regime or opposition: Al-Sisi

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt is a member of the Friends of Syria group, which is made up of countries that oppose Syrian president Al-Assad

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Shoukry joins Syria meeting in Saudi Arabia; FM condemns killing of US journalist

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

Arab ministers will discuss deteriorating situation in Syria, Iraq and the rise of Islamic State

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Egypt is witnessing less freedom of expression than under Mubarak or Morsi : John R. Bradley

  /  August 23, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 Comments

Daily News Egypt interviewed Bradley to discuss Egypt’s internal political situation and its foreign affairs, ranging from human rights abuses to the recent geopolitical developments in the region.

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Al-Sisi, Putin seek stronger ties in Sochi

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Russian and Egyptian presidents look to coordinate on international issues

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Egypt ranks 100 for foreign investment impact for communications for FY 2012/2013

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Egypt tops other Arab countries, placing 100 in the foreign investment impact index for information transfer for FY 2012/2013, says World Economic Forum

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Egypt ceases supplying gas to Jordan indefinitely: EGAS

  /  August 4, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The official noted that the contracted amounts of gas exports to Jordan are 255m cubic metres of gas daily.

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Egypt FM calls for Arab unity in Iraq

  /  July 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Foreign minister warns against threat of descent into sectarian conflict and terrorism in the region

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Egyptian foreign minister discusses regional issues with Moroccan counterpart

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

Foreign ministers touch upon concerning developments in Iraq, Palestine and Libya

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Crisis in Syria: Civil war, global threat

  /  July 5, 2014  /  Opinion  /  15 Comments

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 read the rest…

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Egypt is ready to play political role in Iraq: Foreign Ministry

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

After taking over parts of Iraq, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) announced the establishment of a Caliphate or Islamic State

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ISIL crucifies 9 men in Syria’s Aleppo: NGO

  /  June 29, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Also in Aleppo province, a ninth man was executed and crucified in Al-Bab town near the border with Turkey.

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Rebels hit back at ISIL in Syria border town: Monitor

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  19 Comments

Al-Nusra and other rebel groups in Syria have been locked in fierce fighting with ISIL since January that has killed thousands of fighters.

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Beirut blast killed Lebanese security officer

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

The explosion happened at around midnight near an army checkpoint and a cafe where football fans were watching a World Cup match.

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Israel launches air raids on Syrian positions in Golan

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

The air raids came after the 13-year-old son of an Israeli defence ministry contractor was killed on the Golan on Sunday morning.

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US committed to supporting Egypt in economy and security: Kerry

  /  June 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

Kerry’s visit coincided with the announcement that $572m military aid has been released

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Egypt condemns ongoing violence in Syria

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

Ambassador to UN calls for withdrawal of foreign fighters from Syrian conflict

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Sunni militants take control of Iraq-Syria border point

  /  June 21, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

An army major confirmed that the town and its surrounding areas were in insurgent hands.

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FM concludes first overseas trip

  /  June 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Shoukry met with several Arabic and African counterparts on sidelines of visit to Saudi Arabia for the OIC’s 41st session

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Suicide bomber kills two on Lebanon road to Damascus

  /  June 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The attack came as members of the security forces raided two hotels in central Beirut and detained at least 15 people

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More than 50 million driven from homes by war, crisis: UN

  /  June 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The UNHCR said there were 51.2 million forcibly displaced people at the end of 2013, a full six million higher than the previous year

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Egypt ranks 143 out of 162 countries in 2014 Global Peace Index

  /  June 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt has “second biggest deterioration” in 2014 index

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‘Systematic’ chemical weapons use in Syria: watchdog

  /  June 18, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

AFP – Chemical weapons such as chlorine have likely been used in a “systematic manner” in Syria, according to a report by a team from the world’s watchdog investigating alleged attacks there. The Organisation for read the rest…

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Fighting nears Baghdad as UN warns crisis ‘life-threatening’

  /  June 17, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  9 Comments

Iraqi officials have insisted they are making progress in repelling the fighters, who are led by the powerful Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist group, but have continued to lose ground.

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US condemns ‘horrifying’ Iraq massacre by ISIL militants

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Photos posted online were said to show Sunni militants summarily executing dozens of captured members of the security forces, while tweets attributed to ISIL claimed they had killed 1,700 Shi’a soldiers.

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Syria government retakes strategic town on Turkey border: State TV

  /  June 15, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

AFP – Syrian government forces on Sunday recaptured the strategic town of Kasab, near the only border crossing with Turkey in northwestern province of Latakia, state television reported. “Units from the army are reestablishing security read the rest…

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