On September 12, during a visit to Seoul, South Korea, Egypt’s Defense Minister reportedly announced that Egypt would be severing military ties with the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea. The alleged announcement and subsequent speculation, which was not immediately confirmed by the Egyptian government, comes as the United States …
Russia is set to commence the supply operations of 50 Mikoyan MiG-29 fighters to Egypt as an implementation step to the bilateral agreement signed in 2014 between both countries; Vladimir Kojin, military affairs aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin stated.
Egypt and Saudi Arabia started joint military training under the name of “Faisal”, aiming to increase military cooperation among Arab countries.
Egyptian military spokesperson Tamer al-Refaei said in a statement on Thursday that Russian and Egyptian paratroops — 600 soldiers from both countries — started the exercise Defenders of Friendship 2.
The Egyptian Ministry of Defence said today that officers from the Egyptian and Saudi Air Forces will conduct joint training in Egypt.
In a series of efforts to strengthen the Egyptian-Russian militaristic bond, Russia is set to supply Egypt with 50 MiG-29 fighter jets. Contracts have been signed by both parties and delivery is already underway, according to Russian news agency TASS quoting Vladamir Kozihin, the Russian presidential aide for military and …
Controversy surfaced on the political scene in Egypt in recent days following media reports indicating the severance of military ties between the country and North Korea.
Egypt’s Armed Forces hindered a terrorist attack on Wednesday on a security checkpoint in North Sinai, killing five militants and injuring two others.
The United States Department of State announced three weeks ago that it would withhold $95.7 million in aid from Egypt and delay a further $195 million because of the country’s lack of respect for human rights. This decision surprised analysts as much as it reportedly startled the Egyptian government. Recent …
The Muslim Brotherhood yesterday accused the Egyptian police of the extrajudicial killing of ten youths in Cairo.