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Egypt's PM, Saudi minister discuss joint media visions

Sun, 04 Feb 2024 - 10:48 GMT

The Saudi Minister stressed the strength of Egyptian-Saudi relations and the agreement they witness in various visions and common interests between the two countries, pointing to the important role of the media in expressing distinguished relations, and cooperation at all levels.

France: Cairo, Paris share similar stances towards political solution to ME conflict

Sun, 04 Feb 2024 - 10:43 GMT

The embassy highlighted the significance of relations between the two countries "towards avoiding divisions between European and Arab countries regarding the crisis, specially with France playing a pioneering role at the European Union, same as to Egypt among its neighboring Arab countries," the statement read.

Egyptian satellite Nexsat-1 successfully launched from China, signals received: EgSA

Sat, 03 Feb 2024 - 06:05 GMT

The Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA) CEO Sherif Sedky Saturday announced the successful launch of the experimental remote sensing Nexsat-1 off the coast of Yangjiang city in Guangdong province, China.

UNICEF: 17,000 children in Gaza unaccompanied or separated from their families

Fri, 02 Feb 2024 - 01:52 GMT

UNICEF said that nearly all children in the enclave were thought to require mental health support, US News reported on Friday.

Egypt’s FM discusses with UN official efforts to accelerate aid entry into Gaza

Sun, 28 Jan 2024 - 09:09 GMT

Shoukry and Kaag exchanged assessments and visions on paths of action to activate the UN mechanism established pursuant to UN Security Council Resolution 2720 to facilitate and accelerate the process of introducing humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip.

Photos: Egyptian-Indian military drill "Cyclone-II" kicks off

Sat, 27 Jan 2024 - 09:04 GMT

The Egyptian-Indian joint military exercise "Cyclone-II" kicked off with the participation of personnel of the Egyptian Special Forces of Thunderbolt and Airborne Corps as well as Indian Special Forces.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, EU share 'identical' viewpoint on Gaza: AL chief

Mon, 22 Jan 2024 - 09:18 GMT

On his "X'' account, Abul Gheit said that the identical viewpoint is related to the Gaza Strip and the necessity of putting an end to the Israeli war along with reaching a political solution, which leads to implementing the two-state solution.

Shoukry: Post-crisis propositions in Gaza without immediate cessation of Israeli hostilities remain theoretical

Mon, 22 Jan 2024 - 09:15 GMT

Shoukry said the continued Israeli deliberate targeting of Palestinian civilians in Gaza and the indiscriminate targeting of the infrastructure in the Strip, is pushing the capabilities of the entire region into risk with uncalculated consequences.

Egypt's House approves law establishing agency to manage recovered, seized funds

Sun, 14 Jan 2024 - 09:32 GMT

The agency will be committed to preserving and developing the funds to make the best use of them, as well as disposing the funds in cases where this is legally permissible.

Saudi Arabia calls for restraint, de-escalation after US-UK airstrikes in Yemen

Fri, 12 Jan 2024 - 09:32 GMT

Saudi Arabia stressed the importance of maintaining the security and stability of the Red Sea region on Friday.

Egypt categorically rejects Palestinians’ exit from their lands: FM to French counterpart

Sat, 06 Jan 2024 - 03:36 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has said Egypt categorically rejects any measures or statements that push the Palestinians to leave their territories.

Blinken delays Israel visit after senior Hamas leader Arouri’s assassination

Wed, 03 Jan 2024 - 11:43 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has postponed his planned trip to Israel by several days, pushing the date up from his scheduled arrival on Thursday, said Israeli press reports.

Egypt welcomes UN-sponsored mechanism to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza

Fri, 22 Dec 2023 - 10:24 GMT

In a statement by the Foreign Ministry, Egypt also welcomed the appointment of a high-level UN coordinator to facilitate the entry, coordination, monitoring and verification of aid within the Gaza Strip.

Egypt welcomes legislation by Danish parliament incriminating desecration of faiths

Mon, 11 Dec 2023 - 06:49 GMT

In a statement of the Foreign Ministry on Monday, Egypt is looking forward that the application of this legislation would face these sorrowful phenomena to avoid leading to fanaticism, extremism and hate speech.

No obstacles faced voters on 1st day of Egypt's 2024 Presidential Elections abroad: NCHR

Sat, 02 Dec 2023 - 06:21 GMT

The first day of the presidential polls abroad did not witness any obstacles to hinder the voting process, affirmed The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR).

G7 FMs appreciate role of Egypt, Qatar in securing truce in Gaza

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 - 03:13 GMT

The G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and the High Representative of the European Union welcomed the release of some of the hostages seized on October 7 by Hamas and the recent pause that has allowed a surge in humanitarian assistance to reach Palestinian civilians in Gaza.

Slovenia lauds Egypt's efforts to reach humanitarian pause, let in Gaza aid

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 10:34 GMT

Speaking to MENA, the Slovenian official said she held talks with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on the latest developments in Gaza and exchanged viewpoints over ways of handling the current conflict.

Madbouli inspects Mapei Italian company in 10th of Ramadan City with $25 m investments

Sat, 18 Nov 2023 - 12:04 GMT

Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli asserted the state's keenness to deepen the industry of the local product and encourage and empower the private sector, pointing out that the Egyptian market is “huge” and encourages pumping investments in the state.

Egypt condemns Israeli airstrike on HQ of Qatar's Committee for Reconstruction of Gaza

Mon, 13 Nov 2023 - 09:22 GMT

This is yet another Israeli violation of international law, which stresses the importance of protecting civilians and prohibits targeting of civilian facilities, the statement said.

Ukraine: Death toll of Russian troops in Ukraine risies to 296,310

Wed, 25 Oct 2023 - 09:50 GMT

Ukraine’s Defense Forces eliminated 296,310 Russians, including 800 in the past day alone

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