Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will travel to the Sudanese capital Khartoum today to attend the Egyptian-Sudanese political consultation committee meetings.
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.
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.
A second explosion has killed at least 17 people a church in Alexandria, hours after a bomb at another church north of Cairo killed dozens of worshipers.
Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry headed to the US on Tuesday, in response to an official invitation by Rex Tillerson, to attend a coalition meeting against the so-called “Islamic State” (IS).
Egypt Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Sudanese counterpart Ibrahim Ghandour decalred their rejection of “the unacceptable excesses or abuse of either country, or the two brotherly peoples, under any circumstances and for whatever reasons or justifications.”
Egypt and Sudan are scheduled to hold discussions in Khartoum in the first two weeks of April, according to a statement released on Tuesday by Egypt’s Foreign Ministry, two days after Sudan made moves on disputed territory on the Egypt-Sudan border.
The European Union has agreed to extend a freeze on the assets on deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his sons Gamal and Alaa, as well as 14 others, to 2020, according to a source.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi appointed on Thursday Egyptian Ambassador to Belgium Ehab Fawzy as the head of an Egyptian permanent mission to NATO, Egyptian media reported.
On International Women’s Day, here is Mada Masr’s A-Z of the experiences and challenges Egyptian women have faced this year.