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Shoukry signed memorandum of understanding for political consultation between Cairo, Juba
The Egyptian delegation said that any intervention should be coordinated with the South Sudanese government
Embassy receives around 45 Egyptians who are currently staying there until ceasefire
A cease-fire called by South Sudan’s leadership seemed to be holding on Tuesday. Civilians in Juba ventured out of make-shift shelters for the first time in days. Many took advantage of the truce to leave the capital.
Fighting erupted in South Sudan’s capital Juba on Monday between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and ex-rebel leader Riek Macher. Former UN diplomat Peter Schumann said this may escalate into a full-scale war.
Media houses in Juba, South Sudan have decided to stage a media blackout for 24 hours in protest of the killing of journalist Peter Julius Moi
Brent North Sea crude for February gained 26 cents to $111.82 a barrel in London deals.
Egyptians located in areas of conflict in Southern Sudan will return to Cairo Wednesday
At least 500 people have been killed in Juba alone in six days of fighting, while tens of thousands have been displaced
South Sudan can play an important role to help reinvigorate Nile basin negotiations: Qandil
Sudan and South Sudan have hammered out a deal on how to share their oil wealth