Egypt has heightened security in the area around the Vatican residence in Cairo ahead of Pope Francis‘ visit this weekend, which comes weeks after suicide attacks on two churches killed dozens of people. In Zamalek, a wealthy neighborhood on a Nile island, police have been conducting door-to-door checks, searching passers-by …
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 …
The German parliament should reject a proposed security agreement with the Egyptian Interior Ministry, Human Rights Watch said today. The agreement, which is scheduled for a vote on April 28, 2017, lacks human rights protections and would be with a security agency whose officers have committed torture, enforced disappearances, and …
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.
The Egyptian navy received on Wednesday the second Type-209/1400 submarine, according to local media reports. The ship is supplied by German shipbuilding company Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft to Egypt.
Major General Ahmad Asiri, the spokesperson of the Saudi-led military coalition to support legitimacy in Yemen, withdrew on Monday a statement he made recently that stipulated Egypt offered to participate in Yemen war with nearly 40,000 conscripts.
A Saudi general has revealed that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi had proposed sending up to 40 thousand Egyptian ground forces to Yemen to fight with the Saudi-led Arab coalition against the Houthi rebels.
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.
Sudan has criticised Egypt for voting against the lifting of sanctions imposed on Khartoum by UN Security Council Resolution 1591, Arabi21.com reported on Friday. The resolution bans the sale of weapons to the African state.