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Why US aid to Egypt is never under threat

Egyptian businessmen ordered more than 30,000 rocket-propelled grenades from US rival North Korea in a secret deal last year, the Washington Post reported on Sunday. The United Nations described it as the “largest seizure of ammunition in the history of sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea”.

Egypt: Family and lawyer of Qaradawi’s detained daughter make appeal to United Nations

The family and lawyer of Islamic scholar Yusef Qaradawi’s daughter, Ola Qaradawi, and her husband have pled with the United Nations that the couple have been detained in Egypt and kept in solitary confinement for three months now with no charges laid against them, Reuters reported.

Egyptian TV network’s sale concerns free-press advocates

It appears the Egyptian government has indirectly tightened its hold on the media yet again. An Egyptian security company’s subsidiary acquired al-Hayat TV network for 1.4 billion Egyptian pounds ($80 million) from Sigma Media Group.

World still continues to suffer from inability to contain armed conflicts: Al-Sisi

“We still continue to suffer from the inability to contain and prevent armed conflicts, to confront the threat of terrorism and nuclear disarmament, and to address the major imbalances in the global economic system,” President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said in his speech during the opening session of the 72nd session …

US: Egypt’s ‘human rights schedule continues to deteriorate’

The US administration has accused the Egyptian government of failure to investigate human rights violations committed by the security forces, protect minorities, or granting access to US observers into the Sinai, according to a State Department memo cited by the Associated Press.

Egypt-Israel relations ‘at highest level’ in history

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the first time in public on Tuesday. The meeting came ahead of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, in what Egypt said was part of an effort to revive the Palestinian-Israeli diplomatic talks.