President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will move to ratify the Tiran and Sanafir islands agreement in a matter of days, according to an official source who spoke to Mada Masr on condition of anonymity.
Egypt’s top constitutional court has ruled to halt all verdicts on an islands transfer deal until it makes a decision on the constitutionality of the agreement, state media said.
Moscow will provide Cairo with dozens of MiG-29 fighter jets, Russia Today reported on Monday, adding that it obtained a tender to sell Ka 52 helicopters.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has criticised the weak state the country has reached after he stepped down, a leaked interview appears to show.
Egypt’s high administrative court has defended an earlier decision to annul the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, local media and judicial sources said.
Russia has won the tender for supplies of Ka-52K helicopters to Egypt for Mistral helicopter carriers, the head of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation said Monday.
The United Arab Emirates and Egypt have agreed to cooperate further in the fights against terror financing as well as against political and media cover over extremism.
Hundreds of members of professional syndicates have signed statements in opposition to Parliament’s approval of the Tiran and Sanafir agreement, brokered by Egypt and Saudi Arabia in April 2016.
The Muslim Brotherhood (MB) has been in the news lately as one of the reasons behind the current diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Gulf countries.
Egyptian authorities hope Britain will change its position on movements embracing political Islam following the Manchester bombing May 22 and the London Bridge attacks June 3.