Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will travel to the Sudanese capital Khartoum today to attend the Egyptian-Sudanese political consultation committee meetings.
The Taba checkpoint, an important gateway in the Sinai Peninsula between Israel and Egypt, will remain closed to Israelis until further notice, according to Tel Aviv.
The Egyptian navy received on Wednesday the second Type-209/1400 submarine, according to local media reports. The ship is supplied by German shipbuilding company Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft to Egypt.
Major General Ahmad Asiri, the spokesperson of the Saudi-led military coalition to support legitimacy in Yemen, withdrew on Monday a statement he made recently that stipulated Egypt offered to participate in Yemen war with nearly 40,000 conscripts.
A Saudi general has revealed that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi had proposed sending up to 40 thousand Egyptian ground forces to Yemen to fight with the Saudi-led Arab coalition against the Houthi rebels.
Dual Egyptian-US citizen Aya Hegazy and seven others were acquitted by Cairo Criminal Court on Sunday of charges stemming from their work at the Belady Foundation for Street Children, the nongovernmental organization Hegazy co-founded with her husband.
Sudan has criticised Egypt for voting against the lifting of sanctions imposed on Khartoum by UN Security Council Resolution 1591, Arabi21.com reported on Friday. The resolution bans the sale of weapons to the African state.
Human Rights Watch is urging Egyptian authorities to disclose information relating to the whereabouts of four Palestinian men affiliated with neighbouring Gaza’s governing authority Hamas.
Sudan’s armed forces are facing “provocation” from the Egyptian army in the disputed area of Halayeb, Sudan’s Defence Minister, Awad ibn Ouf, said in a statement yesterday.
Investigations over sources of funding and supporting terrorist organisations should take place, as such organisations cannot obtain weapons, modern communication equipment, or use social networking sites without being supported by certain networks, Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said on Wednesday.