Egypt affirms caring for Africa's humanitarian issues

Wed, Jan. 23, 2019

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri said Egypt pays special attention to Africa's humanitarian affairs.

Sisi: 2011 revolution reflects aspiration for new future

Wed, Jan. 23, 2019

Sisi said the revolution reflected the Egyptians' aspiration to "build a new future for the country, where [people] can get a dignified life."

Australia's ex-captain says FIFA must help Bahraini footballer held in Thailand

Wed, Jan. 23, 2019

Former Australian soccer captain Craig Foster called on Wednesday on the sport's governing body, FIFA, to do more to press for the release of a Bahraini refugee player detained in Thailand and facing deportation to his country.

Government’s efforts to fight early marriage

Wed, Jan. 23, 2019

The Egyptian government imposed more severe penalties on people who back the marriage of minors.

Muslim Brotherhood defect discusses doctrine rethinking

Tue, Jan. 22, 2019

The move was led by a former young brotherhood member called Emad Ali Abdel Hafez who sat for an interview with Egypt Today to reveal how it began.

South Africa's Ramaphosa calls for lifting of sanctions on Zimbabwe

Tue, Jan. 22, 2019

Ramaphosa called on Tuesday for sanctions against Zimbabwe to be lifted and said his government was in discussions with Harare about how best to help.

Jordan reiterates objection to new Israeli airport's location

Tue, Jan. 22, 2019

Jordan voiced condemnation of Israel's recent inauguration of its new Ramon airport that is very close to the two countries’ shared border near the Red Sea, saying that it can violate Jordan's airspace.

African leaders back Congo president-elect after contested poll

Tue, Jan. 22, 2019

Tshisekedi received a chorus of congratulations from African leaders in a growing sign that his disputed election win will not be questioned internationally.