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United Nations celebrates in Zamalek

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Fair highlights the organisation’s achievements in Egypt

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Egypt receives 300 recommendations in UN human rights review

  /  November 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UN members call for amendments to Protest and NGO Laws

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UK ‘encourages’ Egypt to abide by human rights and freedoms

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

British embassy urges Egyptian government to follow UK recommendations in Geneva

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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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Rights groups provide Egyptian government with 100 recommendations on violations

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“No progress has been made” in Egypt’s compliance with United Nations commitments, say human rights organisations

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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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UN envoy in Cairo as Libya violence continues

  /  November 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

International community reiterates call for ceasefire, backs political dialogue

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Palestinian-American shot dead in the West Bank

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Shooting of Orwa Hammad is the second by the IDF in the West Bank in eight days

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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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From New York with Love to Sisi

  /  October 1, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Amr Khalifa Sometime last week, on the Ismailiyia-Cairo highway, there was a man hung by rope from a billboard. Painful, but precise, the image rendered an imperfect Egyptian economic/political landscape. That postcard of desperation read the rest…

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What are Egypt’s chances of gaining UNSC non-permanent seat?

  /  October 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The country’s last membership in the Security Council was in 1997.

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Poll conducted by Baseera on President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s visit to the United States of America

  /  October 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

68% of Egyptians knew of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s visit to the United States, while 32% where unaware of the visit.
85% of those who knew about the visit saw that it improved Egypt’s image in front of the world, while 5% didn’t think it made a difference, and 10% were unsure.

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Shoukry discusses Gaza ceasefire and reconstruction with top OCHA official

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

The two sides also discussed the humanitarian conditions inside Syria and Iraq “amid the rising influence of terrorist organisations there”

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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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Erdogan’s comments on Egypt is interference in Arab affairs: Arab League

  /  September 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The recently elected Turkish president has been an outspoken critic of the ouster of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi

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Brotherhood condemns UN reception of Al-Sisi

  /  September 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The president’s reception at UN amounts to “accepting the use of force in political disputes” says Brotherhood

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Al-Sisi and Obama hold ‘constructive and positive’ discussions in New York

  /  September 26, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The two presidents discuss ISIS and Libya, agree on future foreign ministers’ dialogue mechanism

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Gaza talks to continue in October: Foreign Ministry

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

Palestinian reconciliation meetings continue in Cairo

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Al-Sisi delivers speech before Climate Change Summit at the UN

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

President claims ideological link between “terrorist groups”

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Shoukry discusses independent Palestinian state at the UN

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

Foreign minister stresses Egypt’s efforts in achieving stability and security in the region

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Al-Sisi heads Egyptian delegation to UN

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

President expected to speak at climate conference on Tuesday

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Ebola is spreading faster than efforts to contain it

  /  September 20, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Dr Cesar Chelala As the Ebola epidemic is claiming increasing number of victims, there is widespread concern that efforts to contain it are inadequate. New and more effective measures are needed to combat one read the rest…

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Shoukry discusses the Middle East and terrorism in UN meeting

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

Half-solutions will not resolve the issue of terrorism, says Egyptian Foreign Minister

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Egypt pledges support for Ebola fight

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt to supply medical supplies and laboratory equipment for Ebola-stricken nations

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Arab foreign ministers discuss regional issues in Cairo

  /  September 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Sisi and Shoukry conduct several meetings addressing regional issues including the situations in Palestine and Syria

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Egyptian shot dead in Libya

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

Thousands of Egyptians have recently been evacuated from restive neighbour Libya

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Arab Parliament ‘puts all resources at disposal’ of Palestinian leadership under Abbas

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Abbas is expected to request that the UN implement provisions of the 1967 borders, including evacuating Israeli troops from Palestinian territories

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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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Egypt to host Libya neighbours’ talks on 25 August

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Business  /  4 Comments

Shoukry and Arab League envoy to Libya discuss possible political solutions to the situation in Libya

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Egypt calls for restraint in Ferguson

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

Foreign ministry reflects UN Secretary General’s call for respect for the right to peaceful assembly

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