The Egyptian Air Force’s destruction of 15 vehicles loaded with arms and explosives that crossed into Egypt from Libya in a recent 48-hour period underscores the challenges Cairo is facing in securing its western border, security experts said.
The Egyptian army has destroyed two cross-border tunnels linking Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula to the blockaded Gaza Strip, a military spokesman said Saturday.
After 489 people drowned off the Libyan coast on September 15 2014, Hassan Abdel Qader had to think of a safer way to achieve his dream of going to Europe, avoiding what is now known as “death boats” in the Mediterranean.
Ethiopia has announced its complete support for Sudan’s claims of sovereignty over the border territory of Halayeb and Shalateen, the Arab News Network reported a senior official saying.
The Egyptian military has flown multiple raids and destroyed 15 four-by-four vehicles crossing from Libya, deploying fighter jets and helicopter gunships in an operation that spanned 48 hours.
Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed said Egypt will begin implementing a new visa system on June 1. “Under this system, any tourist anywhere in the world will have the right to apply for an electronic visa,” Rashed told Al-Masry Al-Youm on the sidelines of the Arab Tourism Forum in Dubai Wednesday. The …
Signs suggesting Egyptian-Sudanese relations are taking a turn for the better were exemplified by Thursday’s meeting between the two country’s foreign ministers. This comes as Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shoukry, resumed a postponed joint consultation committee yesterday in Sudan’s capital Khartoum. The talks were due to take place …
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.
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.