In a Monday statement for International Human Rights Day, Egypt’s government professed its commitment to a track towards human rights, adding that it stems from its duty to the people under the national constitution.
The Arab Quartet – Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain – is ready to restore relations with Qatar if it changes its foreign policies, the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shoukry, said in an interview with the Kuwaiti News Agency, Kuna, on Tuesday.
Egyptian authorities have renewed the detention of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein for another 45 days, the detained reporter’s lawyer said on Sunday.
On October 23, Egyptian-mediated talks between the Libyan National Army (LNA)—the military faction led by Khalifa Haftar and which controls most of Eastern Libya—and the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli fell apart once again. These negotiations, stalled for six months, had resumed only one week earlier, …
In France, 53 percent of women in 2017 were found to have been victims of sexual harassment. In America, it was 60 percent, and in Sweden, it was 64 percent percent.
The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi operatives in his own consulate in Istanbul on October 2 sparked a geopolitical firestorm and made headlines around the world. Saudi Arabia tried in vain to downplay the incident and Egypt, its close ally, followed suit.
Egypt’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Mohamed Edris called for lifting the historic injustices on Africa, by allocating two permanent seats in the Security Council to the continent.
New findings released by Amnesty International have laid bare the Egyptian government’s violations against children, including forcibly disappearing and torturing minors.
Egypt’s Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly decided Tuesday to establish a Permanent Supreme Committee for Human Rights to respond to allegations made against Egypt in this regard.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met with the leader of the Libyan national army Khalifa Haftar, during the mini-summit on security in the attendance of the Prime Minister of Libya Fayez al-Sarraj and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during the Palermo conference.