As Turkish UPR deadline looms, NGO condemns Ankara’s ‘human rights abuses’

Fri, Jan. 24, 2020

As Turkey is set to hand its Universal Periodic Review to the United Nations Human Rights Council by the end of this month, an Egyptian human rights groups called on international community to hold the Turkish regime accountable for “terrorist acts”.

EU presidents sign UK withdrawal deal ahead of Brexit day

Fri, Jan. 24, 2020

It paves the way for ratification by the European Parliament next week to ensure a smooth UK departure from the EU under the terms of the withdrawal agreement.

Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry summons Iranian ambassador

Fri, Jan. 24, 2020

Al-Jarallah stressed that Kuwait has categorically denied the participation of any aircraft launched from Ali Al-Salem base.

Egypt reaffirms its support to Libya’s stability

Thu, Jan. 23, 2020

In Algeria-held ministerial meeting for Libya's neighboring countries, Shoukry said that Turkey has caused a state of confusion in Libya.

New Qatari law final nail in coffin of freedom of expression: Maat

Thu, Jan. 23, 2020

Qatar has issued a new legislation eliminating the "last outlet" for freedom of expression, criminalizing any speech or act that contradicts "Doha's policy," an Egyptian human rights organization said in a Thursday statement.

Sisi, ministers discuss Ethiopian Dam issue ahead of US meeting

Wed, Jan. 22, 2020

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday met with a number of ministers, to discuss the issue of the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and other issues, including counter-terrorism efforts.

Egyptian FM heads to Algeria to attend Libya meeting

Wed, Jan. 22, 2020

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday headed to Algeria, to attend the ministerial meeting for countries neighboring Libya, scheduled for Thursday, to discuss the Libyan issue.

Don't close ports to migrants, pope says after Salvini case

Wed, Jan. 22, 2020

“In the whole world, men and women migrants face risky voyages to escape violence, to escape, war, to escape poverty,”.