US officials are discussing whether to withhold a portion of US assistance to Egypt to protest Egyptian passage of a law that imposes restrictions on non-governmental organisations, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.
Egypt has received the fourth batch of high-tech French Rafale fighter jets—which consists of two aircraft—financed by a French government loan. Egypt has received 11 of the Rafale fighters so far.
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.
This Ramadan, the Egyptian army is charitably distributing millions of food boxes in poor urban and rural areas across the country. Conscripted soldiers from various military branches pack food items including sugar, rice, beans, pasta, cooking oil, tomato paste, and tea in boxes that each carries the label of the …
“The human hand that grants wheat knows how to sharpen the weapon,” wrote the Egyptian poet Amal Donqol. His words perfectly express the aid that the US gives to Egypt.
Military vocational schools would be of more benefit to Egypt’s 14-17-year-olds than polytechnic high schools which teach students a skilled trade, suggests Ahmad El-Guweishy, Egypt’s deputy minister of education.
Growing Russian engagement in the Middle East and increased arms sales in the region have led many here to speculate over the Russian agenda.
Middle Eastern countries have been ranked among the largest importers of weapons over the past five years, which have seen the highest level of arms sales globally since the Cold War.
Minister of Military Production Mohamed al-Assar called on the private sector, the business community and investors to communicate with the ministry in order for all to take advantage of the available capabilities in a way that would flow into the interests of Egypt’s economy and achieve integrity between the government …
Egypt’s Minister of Defence Sedky Sobhi met yesterday with France’s Chief of Defence Staff Pierre de Villiers in Cairo where they discussed reinforcing military cooperation between the two countries, Ahram Online reported, quoting a statement by the Egyptian Armed Forces.