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Hamas remain sceptical about aid pledges
Egyptian foreign minister discussed regional issues with Italian counterpart who is set to replace Ashton as EU High Representative in weeks
International community stresses prevention of further conflict between Israel and Gaza
Aid affirms commitment between the two countries
Kerry describes Egypt as “strategic partner” on regional issues in phone call with Egyptian counterpart
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi conducted a one-day visit to close regional ally Saudi Arabia on Sunday, during which Egypt’s ambassador to Riyadh said the two countries would aim to address numerous shared challenges “facing the Arab and Muslim world”, according to state-owned Al-Ahram. Egyptian Ambassador Afifi Abdel Wahab said the relationship between Saudi Arabia and …
The two had previously held talks inside a Saudi royal plane carrying the king, when it made a short stop in Cairo in June
The visit comes amid intensified Egyptian efforts to evacuate nationals residing in restive neighbour Libya
Convoy prepared by group of political movements stopped at the border for security reasons
Turkish prime minister criticises Egyptian president over Gaza
Movements collect donations for Gazans; plan aid envoy scheduled to take off to the strip next week
Bill still subject to democratic and human rights conditions
The five Guantanamo Bay detainees were in turn transferred to Qatar, where their movements and activities will be restricted, a US official said.
The Christian Sudanese woman, who was sentenced to hang, was incarcerated with her 20-month-old toddler according to rights activists, and gave birth this week to another baby in jail.
Gulf country’s move shows continued support for Egyptian roadmap
Discussing the changes in fiscal policies, Al-Sisi’s economic platform stated that budget deficit and public debt should return to “safe levels”.
Mehleb was received in the Gulf country, which has been one of Egypt’s largest financial backers since July power shift
Over 300 Egyptians generated recommendations to strengthen the consumer protection law in Egypt at an event in Alexandria sponsored by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). Organised in coordination with the Egyptian Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) and three civil society groups, this event increased public awareness regarding consumer rights and regulations. “USAID has been …
The decision will help Egypt’s counter-terrorism operations in the Sinai Peninsula, the Pentagon said.
Egypt must address “imbalances in the budget”, generate jobs, and improve living standards, says Massod Ahmed, IMF’s Middle East director
Lawyer says his platform concentrates on “restoring Egyptian dignity” at home and abroad
The EU also carried out eight civilian missions – to Guinea Bissau, South Sudan and Niger among others.
Bread is a politically-explosive issue in Egypt – failure to deliver it at an affordable price has triggered major riots in the past and the government wants to boost its storage capacity to reduce its reliance on international markets.
The shipment was stopped on its way to Egypt by German customs
United Arab Emirates praises recent Saudi decision to list the Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation
Leading Ugandan gay rights activist Frank Mugisha met in Washington Thursday with top State Department officials to call for help in protecting gays.
The evacuation beginning 7 February was part of a UN-supervised humanitarian operation that also saw the delivery of some food supplies into the neighbourhoods, where people have been surviving on herbs for months.
Congressman Mike Rogers heads latest delegation to meet with Egyptian government officials
Russian ambassador held a briefing on recent high level discussions in Moscow
Since 25 Jan and former president Hosni Mubarak’s ouster, Egypt has been in a perpetual stage of transition. All dreams of a better future and rosier outlook have evaporated in the midst of unrest that has kept investors and tourists at bay, stifling economic growth. The economy has been battered ever since, with foreign debts …