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The bilateral meetings mainly focused on developments in Libya and Syria, Middle East peace talks, and counter-terrorism
France breathed a sigh of relief when the Euro 2016 ended without bloodshed. Now, just days later, an attack in Nice has cast doubt over security measures and plunged the government into a crisis, writes Barbara Wesel.
Ali and Ismail questioned Hollande on the balance between human rights and Egyptian-French counterterrorism measures and the countries’ increasing military cooperation
The recommendations came during a meeting with advisors to the French President, who is expected to visit Egypt Sunday
US, European, Russian and Iranian leaders will probably meet to discuss keeping Al-Assad in power temporarily, says political analyst
Fighting “Islamic State” is the priority in Syria, not Al-Assad, say Russian and French analysts
France will be “ruthless” in its response to “Islamic State”, says Hollande
Hollande announced a state of emergency and temporary border closure
Al-Sisi first discussed purchasing the Mistrals with Hollande in August
The president received an invitation to Greece, which will include a three-way meeting between Egypt, Cyprus and Greece
Pope calls on Egypt to uphold rights in constitution as path to “inter-religious dialogue”
Europe should not allow abuse of freedom of expression to incite violence, says Egyptian foreign minister
Merkel said in her weekly podcast that she disapproved of companies such as Google and Facebook basing their operations in countries with low levels of data protection while being active in countries such as Germany with high data protection.
Hollande will hold talks with Saudi King Abdullah, but will also meet former Lebanese premier Saad Hariri and Syrian opposition leader Ahmed Jarba in the kingdom, said a member of his entourage.
Israel and Western powers suspect Iran’s uranium enrichment programme is part of a covert drive to acquire a nuclear weapons capability, an allegation Tehran vehemently denies.
Minister of Foreign Affairs to meet his French counterpart and President Hollande during three-day visit
Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation decision was surprising yet respectable
Dozens of people clashed with police officers clad in riot gear on Monday