The European Union signed an agreement with Egypt on Sunday for the first phase of an 80 million-euro border management program, a statement from the EU delegation in Cairo said, at a time when Egyptian migration to Europe has been rising, reported Reuters.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has stressed the importance of a maritime demarcation agreement with Cyprus and Greece in the East Mediterranean, as well as an accord signed with Saudi Arabia in the Red Sea.
Egypt is seeking to establish on its western border an aerial buffer zone of at least 15km inside Libya to prevent the flow of weapons and to stop smuggling inside Egyptian territory, according to Arabi21.
Two American human rights NGOs filed war crimes complaints on Monday against Egyptian and French officials following alleged misuse of military intelligence against civilian targets.
Locals of the besieged coastal enclave said on Monday that all Egyptian facilities of Gazans’ travelling are a mere “lie and deception”, mentioning that returnees from Cairo still experience a convoluted experience.
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry denies a statement issued by its Libyan counterpart about the “mistreatment” that Libyans were subjected to while transiting to and from Egypt.
Policies implemented by the Egyptian government at the Rafah border crossing to Gaza have “exacerbated” human rights conditions, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch.
During the eighth meeting of the Ministerial Committee for Tourism and Antiquities, on Thursday, Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany referred to the ministry’s efforts to provide preferential benefits to attract more incoming tourism to Egypt from various countries, including entry visa facilities.
Egypt updated its entry requirements, effective 22 January. All arrivals who have WHO-approved vaccination certificates with a QR Code will be allowed entry provided that 14 days have passed since the second dose of a two-dose vaccination (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sputnik V, Sinovac, and Sinopharm), or at least 14 days …
The Egyptian Cabinet announced on Friday night that direct flights from seven African countries would be temporarily halted in response to the spread of a new coronavirus variant.