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Egyptian navy to receive South Korean vessel

Egypt will be receiving at least one naval vessel from South Korea, according to an Armed Forces statement , which says that Defense Minister Sedki Sobhi had inspected “one of the naval units that the Egyptian military will be adding to its fleet soon”, during his visit to Seoul last week.

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Factbox: Egypt and North Korea

On September 12, during a visit to Seoul, South Korea, Egypt’s Defense Minister reportedly announced that Egypt would be severing military ties with the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea. The alleged announcement and subsequent speculation, which was not immediately confirmed by the Egyptian government, comes as the United States …

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Sobhi heads to Seoul for military and security cooperation with S. Korea

Egypt’s Minister of Defence General Sedki Sobhi headed to Seoul on Sunday, leading a high military delegation in response for an official invitation from his South Korean counterpart, according to a statement from the ministry of defence.

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Sisi looks to Africa to boost Egypt’s standing in Nile dam dispute

With the objective of advancing his country’s interests in the African continent, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi paid visits to Tanzania, Rwanda, Chad and Gabon on Aug. 14-17. The agenda included issues related to Egyptian national security, most prominently the Nile water dossier, and the military and technical support in …

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Problems not allowed to disturb relations between Egypt and Sudan: Al-Sisi

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi asserted Monday the necessity of working on boosting the bilateral relations between Egypt and Sudan. The president asserted to the Sudanese Minister of Defence General Awad Mohammed Ouf that any problems are not allowed to disturb the relation between the two brotherly countries, according to a …

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After Rabaa: It’s time the West stopped backing massacres in Egypt

Four years ago today 1,000 Egyptians were slaughtered in the square outside the Rabaa mosque where they had gathered in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

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Morsi challenges validity of his trial in Cairo

Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi, the first to be democratically-elected, reiterated on Sunday that his trial in the ordinary courts has no legal validity, because he is still president and, as such, should be held accountable according to the constitution. Morsi was ousted by a military coup in 2013 by …

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‘Women in Egypt’s Army’: A Demand Aiming for Equality Usually Met With Sexism

Campaigns calling for military service to be available for Egyptian females are in constant growth each year. In Egypt’s Fourth National Youth Conference, held in Alexandria in July, the calls were renewed on Egypt’s minister of defense Sedky Sobhy.

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