Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has urged Ethiopia to accept a “compromise” over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis, Anadolu reported.
Three Israeli soldiers and one Egyptian officer killed in border clash
Three Israeli soldiers were killed on Saturday in a rare exchange of fire involving an Egyptian security officer near the border between the two countries.
Diplomatic Detente No More? Explaining Iran’s Attempts to Restore Ties with Egypt
The political dynamics in the Middle East are undergoing a rapid transformation, with notable bilateral reconciliation and normalization processes claiming the spotlight in foreign affairs news in recent years – from Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) establishing diplomatic ties with Israel to Syria being readmitted to the Arab …
President Sisi stresses importance of dealing with real roots of crises, topped by refugee flows
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stressed the importance of dealing with the phenomenon of refugee flows and all forms of displacement, through a comprehensive approach addressing the real roots of crises related to challenges of settling conflicts and achieving security and political stability and comprehensive sustainable development.
Armed Forces receive 2nd MEKO A-200 frigate from Germany
The Armed Forces received on Monday the second MEKO A-200 frigate, which is built by German shipbuilder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS).
European support needed as Egypt hosts millions of refugees: Shoukry
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held extensive political talks on Tuesday with his Hungarian counterpart Peter Siarto, during his visit to the Hungarian capital of Budapest.
Egypt and Turkey to restore full diplomatic ties
In a statement released by the Egyptian presidency on Monday, Egypt and Turkey to restore full diplomatic ties as both presidents Sisi and Erdogan agreed on “the immediate start of upgrading diplomatic relations, exchanging ambassadors,”.
Iran leader would ‘welcome’ resumed ties with Egypt
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said he would welcome a resumption of diplomatic relations with Egypt on Monday, during a meeting with Oman’s visiting Sultan Haitham bin Tarik.
Egyptian activist’s arrest sparks safety fears in Lebanon
Lebanese security agents stormed the apartment of exiled Egyptian activist Abdelrahman Tarek, known to friends as Moka, on May 24, telling the 29-year-old to pack a bag. He was fearful that he would be deported to Egypt and arrested again.
How Sisi has accelerated Egypt’s economic tailspin
For decades, the Egyptian economy has suffered from clear structural problems: high government expenditures that exceed revenues, an export-import deficit, and a state-controlled economy. Without addressing these structural weaknesses, short-term fiscal fixes will not prove helpful.