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Evacuated Egyptians ordered to pay for compulsory coronavirus quarantine at 5-star airport hotel

Egypt on Tuesday required citizens evacuated from abroad to be quarantined at a Cairo airport hotel at their own expense, The New Arab‘s Arabic-language website reported, eliciting anger and opposition from Egyptian travellers upon their return home.

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Has Egypt succeeded in calming situation on Gaza border?

In an attempt to ease the tensions flaring up on the borders between Israel and the Gaza Strip since mid-January, Egyptian intelligence resumed its mediation between Hamas and Israel on Feb. 10. The escalation came after Palestinian groups launched incendiary balloons and rockets from the Gaza Strip toward southern Israel, and …

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Palestinians paying thousands of dollars in bribes to leave Gaza

For residents of the besieged Gaza Strip, there are two ways to leave and neither is easy. The first route is via the Erez crossing on the eastern edge of the territory into Israel, while the second option is to travel south to Egypt via Rafah.

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Russian experts to inspect Hurghada airport security

An inspection committee of Russian security experts will inspect security procedures at the Red Seas’s Hurghada International Airport, as part of Russia’s measures to prepare resumption of direct and charter flights to the city, airport sources said on Saturday.

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