Amr Mohamed Kandil

Sisi: Egypt, Turkey open ‘new chapter’ of enriching bilateral relations

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 - 03:20 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi welcomed his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is making his first official visit to Egypt in more than a decade to augment the relations between both countries.

Erdogan's visit to Egypt paves way for new strategic alliance to address regional issues: Diplomats

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 - 10:03 GMT

Several diplomats have noted that the improvement of Egyptian-Turkish relations and activating high-level bilateral cooperation mechanisms will give the region strength and security.

National Dialogue: Biden should prevent anticipated Gaza massacres instead of making false statements about Egypt’s role

Sat, 10 Feb 2024 - 11:00 GMT

The Board of Trustees of Egypt’s National Dialogue has issued a statement strongly rejecting the “false statements” made by US President Joe Biden regarding Egypt’s stance on opening the Rafah crossing from its side.

Egypt’s FM warns of consequences of assault on Gaza’s Rafah, forced displacement attempts

Sat, 10 Feb 2024 - 06:27 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has warned against the Israel planned assault on the southern Gaza city of Rafah, affirming that it would further deteriorate the humanitarian situation.

Sisi orders increase in minimum wages, pensions in ‘largest urgent’ social protection package

Wed, 07 Feb 2024 - 03:05 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has instructed the raising of minimum wages by 50 percent, reaching LE 6,000 starting from March, as part of an urgent social protection package.

Egyptian prosecution releases 32 pretrial detainees including journalists Ajrama, Korbigi, Fahmy

Wed, 07 Feb 2024 - 02:30 GMT

Head of Egypt's Journalists Syndicate Khaled El-Balshy announced on Wednesday the release of journalists Manal Ajrama, Safaa Al-Korbigi, and Hala Fahmy, who were detained pretrial.

Hamas, Israel moving closer to deal to secure release of captives, pause Gaza attacks: Officials to NYT

Sun, 28 Jan 2024 - 12:44 GMT

Officials have told the New York Times that negotiators are nearing an agreement between Hamas and Israel for a pause in the Israeli attacks in exchange for the release of the remaining captives in Gaza.

Sisi reiterates Egypt’s rejection of Ethiopia-Somaliland deal, urges prioritizing dialogue

Sun, 21 Jan 2024 - 08:02 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has reaffirmed Egypt’s rejection of the Memorandum of Understanding signed early this month by Ethiopia, under which Addis Ababa agreed to lease a port in the breakaway region of Somaliland.

Egypt fully rejects forced displacement of Palestinians, keen to contain Gaza crisis: FM

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 02:43 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s categorical rejection of the forced displacement of the Palestinian people as he received his Greek counterpart, George Gerapetritis, in Cairo on Wednesday.

Egypt: Israeli ‘intransigence’ remains the primary obstacle for aid delivery to Gaza

Sun, 14 Jan 2024 - 04:20 GMT

After 100 days of Israeli aggression in Gaza, Rashwan stressed that the Rafah border crossing has remained open from the Egyptian side throughout the ongoing military escalation.

Egypt, China reject forced displacement of Palestinians, urge intl. community to ensure aid delivery to Gaza

Sun, 14 Jan 2024 - 01:17 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi have voiced categorical rejection of the forced transfer or displacement of the Palestinian people amid the ongoing Israeli operations in Gaza.

Sisi, Blinken affirm rejection of Palestinian displacement, stress commitment to two-state solution

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 02:24 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has reaffirmed Egypt's firm rejection of any attempts to displace Palestinians from their territories in a meeting today with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Cairo.

Egypt, Jordan, Palestine summit in Aqaba: Coordinating positions amid escalating Israeli aggression

Wed, 10 Jan 2024 - 03:22 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi arrived in the Jordanian city of Aqaba to attend the three-way summit between Egypt, Jordan, and Palestine.

Egypt will be able to overcome economic crisis by 2025: PM

Wed, 03 Jan 2024 - 06:35 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli stated that the Egyptian state needs to utilize this year and part of 2025 to overcome the current economic crisis and return to the economic levels of 2021.

Egypt, Jordan reject displacement of Palestinians, urge int’l community to shoulder its responsibility

Wed, 27 Dec 2023 - 03:04 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan have renewed their categorical rejection of attempts to liquidate the Palestinian cause or displace the Palestinians either inside or outside their lands.

Reports about Israeli military movements on Egypt’s border with Gaza incorrect: Palestinian crossings authority

Sun, 24 Dec 2023 - 12:17 GMT

The General Authority for Crossings and Borders in Gaza stressed that field information about military movements by the Israeli forces along the borders between the strip and Egypt is incorrect, Al Qahera News reported.

Egyptian sources deny reports of a ground operation on Egypt’s border with Gaza

Sat, 23 Dec 2023 - 06:48 GMT

Egyptian well-informed sources have denied Israeli reports that a ground operation involving Israeli tanks has commenced from Kerm Abu Salem crossing to the Philadelphi corridor along Egypt’s border with the Gaza Strip.

Egypt, Britain reject displacement of Palestinians from their lands: Egyptian Presidency

Thu, 21 Dec 2023 - 05:24 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and British Foreign Secretary David Cameron affirmed on Thursday rejection of the displacement of Palestinians, highlighting the importance of working to prevent the expansion of the conflict in Gaza to other areas in the region.

Cameron denies that UK has double standards at press conference with Egypt's FM

Thu, 21 Dec 2023 - 12:51 GMT

British Foreign Secretary David Cameron has denied accusations that the United Kingdom has double standards by dealing differently with each of the conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine.

Photos: Suez Canal maintains normal traffic amid Red Sea tensions, says Chief

Sun, 17 Dec 2023 - 03:49 GMT

Osama Rabie, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, emphasized the normal flow of navigation through the Suez Canal, stating that the authority is closely monitoring the potential repercussions of ongoing tensions in the Red Sea on the canal's traffic.