Home
Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'UN'
Latest

Al-Sisi heads Egyptian delegation to UN

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

President expected to speak at climate conference on Tuesday

Read More →
Latest

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…

Read More →
Latest

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

Read More →
Latest

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

Read More →
Latest

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

Read More →
Latest

Egyptian shot dead in Libya

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

Thousands of Egyptians have recently been evacuated from restive neighbour Libya

Read More →
Latest

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

Read More →
Latest

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

Read More →
Latest

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

Read More →
Latest

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

Read More →
Latest

Egypt, Norway to co-host Gaza conference

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

“Keeping a population trapped and starved provides no security for Gaza’s neighbours”, says Norwegian foreign minister

Read More →
Latest

Peacemaking Egypt!

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

Since Hamas seized control of the Gaza strip, three notable spells of war have engulfed one of the most densely populated parts of the world. The latest of such outbreaks have been by far the read the rest…

Read More →
Latest

Another UN school hit after Israel moves to next stage of operation

  /  August 3, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

Israeli military concludes that Israeli soldier suspected to have been captured in Gaza is dead

Read More →
Latest

Hamas in Cairo for Gaza talks

and   /  August 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns and Tony Blair visit Cairo in attempt to further talks on Gaza

Read More →
Latest

‘Mounting evidence’ of ‘war crimes’ in Gaza conflict: Amnesty

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

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

Read More →
Latest

No alternative to Egyptian initiative on Gaza: Al-Sisi

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

Cross faction Palestinian delegation expected in Cairo for Gaza talks

Read More →
Latest

Egypt calls on Israel to ‘immediately stop targeting civilians’

  /  July 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

The call comes after an UN-administered school and a market in the Gaza Strip were struck, killing dozens including children

Read More →
Latest

Egypt mourns the death of 23 nationals in Libya shelling

  /  July 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign ministry calls on Libyan authorities to identify the perpetrators as violence in the neighbouring country intensifies

Read More →
Latest

‘Terminology’ of Gaza ceasefire proposal still needs work: Kerry

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

Netanyahu agrees to 12-hour “pause” in Gaza, Kerry hopeful for extension

Read More →
Latest

US, UN to announce humanitarian ceasefire initiative: Hamas official

  /  July 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

John Kerry and Ban Ki Moon meet in Cairo in efforts to stop the violence in Gaza

Read More →
Latest

Egypt condemns Israeli targeting of UNRWA shelter in Gaza

  /  July 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Israel insists people were warned, asked to evacuate before launching strike

Read More →
Latest

Gaza briefly calm before UN ‘humanitarian pause’ broken

  /  July 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Diplomatic efforts continue, Hamas remains silent on Egyptian ceasefire proposal

Read More →
Latest

77% of Gaza deaths are civilians: UN body

  /  July 15, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Over 190 Palestinians have been killed since the start of the Israeli military operation

Read More →
Latest

UN Secretary General urges Al-Sisi’s help for Palestine ceasefire

  /  July 10, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Secretary General encourages Egypt to open Rafah Crossing

Read More →
Latest

Minya death sentences ‘a staggering violation of international human rights’: UN

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

Largest confirmed death sentence in Egypt’s history continues to draw international condemnation

Read More →
Latest

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

Read More →
Latest

Al-Jazeera sentences an ‘appalling attack on press freedom’: IFEX

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

Rights network calls for immediate release of journalists

Read More →
Latest

51 arrested during Friday protests

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

A number of protesters allegedly caught with Molotovs, fireworks

Read More →
Latest

UN Correspondents Association holds emergency meeting in defence of jailed journalists

  /  June 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian ambassador to UN defends Egyptian judiciary, role of media

Read More →
Latest

Second day of protests over Afghan election fraud claims

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

Supporters in the western Afghan city burnt their voter registration cards in protest against alleged irregularities in the contest between the former foreign minister and rival Ashraf Ghani.

Read More →