In a statement released on Monday, Egypt’s State Information Service (SIS) slammed a report published by The Economist last week in regard to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi.
When rival factions began fighting across Sudan in mid-April, thousands of people crossed into Egypt to escape the air strikes and machine gun fire.
EU foreign policy chief Joseph Borrell pleged new funds to Egypt on Monday to tackle the issue of migration and refugees, citing both the Sudanese war to Egypt’s south and last week’s deadly shipwreck off the coast of Greece.
Israel has granted preliminary approval to collaborate with Egypt and the Palestinian Authority (PA) to develop the Gaza Marine gas field off the coast of the Gaza Strip, Israel’s Prime Minister’s Office announced through a social media post on 18 June.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Sunday criticised a decision by the European Union to put off a joint ministerial meeting with the Arab League because of the EU’s objection to Arab rapprochement with the Syrian regime.
The European Union will provide Egypt with 20 million Euros ($21.8 million) to support refugees from Sudan, amid the continued influx from the conflict-ravaged country and the perceived threat of a new migration crisis.
Continuous interference from Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has significantly contributed to fueling and accelerating the outbreak of the war. Following their support for the 25 October coup against the government of Abdallah Hamdok, both countries have continued to pursue their interests by sponsoring and backing conflicting military …
Financial crises are threatening the stability of Egypt, Tunisia, and Lebanon. Despite a rare alignment of elements conducive to change, reforming the economy will still be politically challenging.
The situation Palestinian refugees face in Egypt is unique. In addition to being fewer in number than the large Palestinian communities that settled in pre-1948 Palestine’s other neighbouring countries (Syria, Jordan and Lebanon) they live in limbo; neither recognised as refugees nor as citizens.
With presidential election preparations beginning in Egypt, a number of politicians announced their bid to join the upcoming presidential race in the country.