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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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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

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Peacemaking Egypt!

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Opinion  /  3 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…

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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

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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

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‘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

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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

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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

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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

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‘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

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