Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohamed Zaki and Greek Defense Minister Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of maritime search and rescue in the presence of Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias.
This past April, during an event known as the Egyptian family iftar and in the presence of prominent opposition figures, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced the launch of a national dialogue process and a “presidential pardon committee”, sparking hopes for much-needed political and economic reforms that could ease the repression …
A unit of the Egyptian Air Defense Forces took part in the tactical drill “Sky Shield” with the participation of Greece and Cyprus as well as delegations of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.
Seven members of the Egyptian army were killed in the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday morning in an attack by the “Wilayat Sina” branch of the Islamic State militant group.
The Egyptian presidency announced that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met on Tuesday, with officials of companies affiliated with the Egyptian Armed Forces, to discuss offering these companies on the stock exchange and market.
Although the global arms trade has been relatively steady in recent years, at least until the beginning of the Ukraine war, demand from the Middle East has continued to grow, reaching almost 33% of the global market.
In the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, a secret initiative is being carried out by the UAE and Egypt to recruit and train nearly 3,000 young Somali men, multiple sources have told Middle East Eye.
With less than three weeks until Egypt hosts the UN annual conference on climate change (Cop27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, residents say the South Sinai city and its surrounding areas have turned into what looks like “a war zone” with security measures allegedly aimed at securing the event.
Egypt’s preliminary agreement with the International Monetary Fund to access $3bn in funding could help restore some investor confidence in the North African country, but real progress hinges on Cairo’s appetite to follow through with reform, analysts say.
MP Mustafa Bakri commented on the US administration’s suspension of part of the annual military aid to Egypt.