Ethiopia has voiced its rejection to Egypt and Sudan’s plan to have an international quartet mediate the stalled Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations.
Egypt backs Sudan’s new proposal on Nile River Dam
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry announced Feb. 24 Egypt’s support for the Sudanese proposal to improve the negotiations mechanism over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) by forming an international quadripartite committee for mediation, which would include the United States, the European Union, the United Nations and the African Union (AU).
Egypt supports African capabilities to confront terrorism: Shoukry at Aswan Forum
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry has said that Egypt supports African capabilities to confront terrorism. Shoukry also said that the second edition of the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development proves Egypt’s belief in the importance of continued African cooperation.
Sudan renews UN Security Council complaint against Egypt over Halayeb Triangle
The Sudanese Foreign Ministry announced that Khartoum has renewed its previous complaint to the UN Security Council against Egypt regarding the disputed Halayeb Triangle border region.
Egyptian Navy to receive new European missiles
MBDA, a European company for the manufacture of missiles and ammunition, announced that the Egyptian Navy is purchasing the company’s latest surface-to-air missiles.
How Egypt-Gulf consensus can advance peace in Yemen
During a visit to Cairo by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Nayef bin Falah al-Hajraf on Feb. 7, Egypt agreed with the GCC on the need to contain Iranian influence in Yemen, to reach a political solution to the Yemeni crisis without regional interference and to back US and international efforts in …
Egypt looks to Congo for breakthrough on Nile Dam talks
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed with his Congolese counterpart Felix Tshisekedi the faltering negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during Tshisekedi’s first visit to Cairo on Feb. 2, as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) prepares to take over the presidency of the African Union for 2021.
Egypt to Launch Satellite ‘Next’ at End of 2021, Establish African Space Agency in Egyptian Space City
Egypt’s head of the Egyptian Space Agency, Mohammed El-Qousi, stated on Saturday that Egypt will launch a satellite in December 2021 named ‘Next’ for further scientific research in order to promote space science in the country.
Egypt, Sudan accuse Ethiopia of stalling Nile dam talks
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has recently accused Ethiopia of obstructing negotiations to reach a binding agreement on the giant hydroelectric dam being built by Addis Ababa on the Blue Nile.
Italy calls on Egypt to cooperate with Regeni murder investigation
Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Monday urged Egypt to cooperate with prosecutors seeking to try four Egyptian security officers over the torture and murder of an Italian student in Cairo.