Three-hundred Egyptian pilgrims yesterday returned to the Cairo from Saudi Arabia for allegedly “attempting to enter the kingdom with tourism visas.”
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry expressed concern over illegal drilling activities by Turkey in Cyprus’ special economic zone, the ministry announced in a press statement on Tuesday.
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu has praised Egypt as an “example of stability” in the Middle East thanks to its close ties with the Gulf countries, and reiterated his support for Egypt’s efforts to fight militants in the Sinai Peninsula.
Egypt will not renounce one grain of sand from the lands of the Sinai, the Egyptian foreign minister, Sameh Shoukry, said yesterday. Shoukry’s remarks were Cairo’s first comment on the US-led Middle East deal, dubbed “Deal of the Century.”
Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, and Minister of Defence, Mohamed Zaki, headed to Russia on Sunday for bilateral talks held on Monday, according to an Egyptian military statement.
An international media group has demanded that Egypt free an Al Jazeera journalist held for more than two years after a court formally ordered his release last week.
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan visited Cairo May 15 and met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The two heads of state discussed the May 12 attacks on four cargo vessels off the United Arab Emirates coast and the terrorist attack on two oil pumping stations in Saudi …
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met on Monday with the European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, in Cairo, Egyptian presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady said.
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned Turkey not to start drilling for natural gas off Cyprus, as it would impact the security and stability in East Mediterranean Sea area according to the ministry’s statement on Saturday.
Libyan National Army (LNA) commander Khalifa Hifter visited Egypt on April 14 to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and discuss new developments in Libya. It was Hifter’s first foreign trip since the start of the military conflict in Libya on April 4.