Egypt is facing harsh conditions on its Western, Eastern, Southern borders: President Sisi

Wed, 24 Jan 2024 - 02:07 GMT

President Sisi highlighted that the complicated international and regional circumstances imposed major economic challenges to Egypt.

Egypt: Israeli lies regarding alleged smuggling arms along borders lead to serious threat to Egyptian-Israeli ties

Mon, 22 Jan 2024 - 09:09 GMT

“These Israeli claims and lies aim to create a “legitimacy” through which it seeks to occupy the Philadelphia Axis (also known as the Salah al-Din Axis, which refers to a strip of land along the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip) by violating the security agreements and protocols signed between Israel and Egypt. So, we strongly confirm that any Israeli move in this direction will lead to a serious threat to Egyptian-Israeli relations,” Rashwan said in a statement on Monday.

Egypt controls its borders completely: Foreign Ministry Spokesman

Sun, 14 Jan 2024 - 07:01 GMT

Abu Zeid’s comments came as a response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks regarding Philadelphia Aix (aka the Salah al-Din Axis which refers to a strip of land along the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip. Netanyahu said that the Philadelphia Aix is a hole through which arms go to Hamas and it should be closed. He added that Israel had not decided to take over the area along the border with Egypt yet.

Egypt's Army: Egyptian border watchtower accidentally bombed by Israel, probes underway

Sun, 22 Oct 2023 - 06:45 GMT

"The incident resulted in minor injuries to some border watchmen," he added.

Egyptian officer killed while foiling drug smuggling attempt on borders

Wed, 01 Mar 2023 - 10:06 GMT

Another and a soldier got injured.

Egypt ready to train customs workers from neighboring countries on smuggling detection

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 01:55 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir met Sunday Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) Ghada Waly.

Africa, Arab public prosecutors issue 'Cairo Declaration 2021' on cross-border crimes

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 10:43 GMT

The international conference held by Egypt's Public Prosecution on combating cross-border crimes on the African and Arab scales issued Tuesday "Cairo Declaration 2021."

Egyptian president asserts 'rule of law' in meeting with African, Arab public prosecutors

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 12:57 GMT

The foreign public prosecutors have been in Egypt to attend an international conference held by the Egyptian Public Prosecution.

Sudan refutes Ethiopian statements on water, border agreements

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 12:36 GMT

The ministry noted it follows the recurrent talks by Ethiopian officials alleging Sudan of forcing Ethiopia to abide by what they call "colonial agreements" on Nile water and borders.

Sudan rejects mediation in border conflict with Ethiopia 'at this stage'

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 02:33 GMT

The ministry stipulated that Ethiopia eyes occupying Sudanese lands saying that deploying the army in Al Fashaqa district is final and shall not be revisited.

Sudan warns of Ethiopian dam filling without 'legal binding agreement'

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 04:03 GMT

The ministry added that it is not possible to postpone setting up the marks designating the borders between Sudan and Ethiopia in Fashaqa District.

EU fact-finding mission arrives in Sudan, to visit Ethiopia

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 01:30 GMT

The EU contemplates playing a role in coming up with peaceful solutions.

Sudanese army repels missile attack launched by Ethiopia on Abou Toyour Mountain

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 12:37 GMT

The source stated that no injuries or casualties were recorded.

Ethiopian military jet infringes Sudanese airspace in 'dangerous escalation'

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 02:06 GMT

The ministry urged the Ethiopian side not to repeat such hostile acts in the future.

Sudan, Ethiopia discuss 'border issues' for 2 days in Khartoum

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 - 02:04 GMT

An Ethiopian delegation arrived in Khartoum Tuesday.

Egypt’s space agency manufactures satellite to monitor borders

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 - 12:55 GMT

The newly appointed CEO of the agency Mohamed al-Qousi stated that the satellite manufacturing started six months ago and due to be launched from June to September in 2021.

Trump announces U.S.-Mexico border closure to stem spread of coronavirus

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 09:34 GMT

US President Donald Trump announced on Friday the US-Mexico border will be closed to nonessential travel to further help stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, USA Today reported.

Honduran migrant group treks north as U.S. calls for tighter borders

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 01:00 GMT

More than 1,000 people, including families and women carrying babies, set off from Honduras towards the United States on Saturday.

Red Sea area to witness intensive oil activities

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - 04:00 GMT

The coming period will witness intensive activity in the Red Sea area, in preparation for the first international bidding to explore oil and gas in this region.

U.N. urges Jordan to open borders to fleeing Syrians

Tue, 03 Jul 2018 - 10:25 GMT

The UN human rights office urged Jordan on Tuesday to open its border to Syrians trying to escape an escalating conflict in the southwest region of Deraa.