The Egyptian General Authority For Supply Commodities has signed a contract to purchase 235,000 tonnes of Russian wheat, media reported on Tuesday.
Their Right, a human rights organisation which specialises in defending prisoners of conscience in Egypt, yesterday accused the Egyptian authorities of disappearing two citizens who were detained in Bahrain and deported.
After a decade-long dispute over Nile waters, Egypt and Ethiopia’s heads of state told the world last month that they will reach an agreement in under four months.
Campaigners fear Bahrain will deport two Egyptian opposition figures to Cairo after the Gulf kingdom arrested them in the capital, Manama, earlier this week.
Israeli Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Yisrael Katz sent a scathing letter to the Minister of Finance, Bezalel Smotrich, criticising the latter’s failure to promote natural gas exports to Egypt and Europe, Sama news agency reported citing Israeli media reports.
During a visit to Ankara, the first in a decade, Egypt’s Trade and Industry Minister Ahmed Samir Saleh and his Turkish counterpart Omer Bolat, announced Tuesday that they would seek to increase mutual trade volume between the two countries by 50% in five years.
The chief of the US Central Command (CENTCOM) General Michael Kurilla, has visited northern Sinai on Friday in the first-ever such visit by a senior US security official to the area.
There is a shared idea among the GCC states: “We need Egypt to be stable”
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged Russia on Friday to revive the Black Sea grain deal, in which it had allowed Ukraine to export grain from its seaports despite the war, which collapsed last week.
A group of 11 US senators has called on the United States to withhold a larger portion of military aid to Egypt, saying the North African country’s human rights record “has continued to deteriorate” over the past year under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.