Middle EAst

EU spokesman asserts Egypt's pivotal role in ME

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 02:53 GMT

sked about the Ethiopian intransigence concerning the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the EU spokesman underscored the necessity of working out a practical and acceptable solution for the current dispute.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spox urges int'l community to boost aid to Lebanon

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 08:42 GMT

China urged the international community to offer all needed humanitarian aid to Lebanon on the back of the Beirut blast which left behind thousands of people dead and wounded.

Yemeni President sends Egypt’s Sisi message on bilateral ties

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 05:04 GMT

President Sisi expressed Egypt’s support for the legitimate Yemeni government and the unity of Yemen, affirming that the stability in Yemen is an integral part of Egypt's and the Arab region’s security.

IMF Slashes Middle East and Central Asia Growth Forecasts

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 12:38 GMT

The latest projection is 2 percentage points lower than the fund's April estimate, the IMF said in its latest Middle East and Central Asia Economic Outlook.

GCC chief commends Arab solidarity with Palestine

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 10:54 GMT

Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf lauded the supportive stance expressed by the Arab foreign ministers council towards Palestinians.

'We vow to never forfeit a single right of our rights,' President Sisi

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 12:25 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi addressed the nation on the 7th anniversary of June 30 Revolution.

Palestinian community in Cairo rejects Israeli annexation plans

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 09:19 GMT

This plan is illegal and contradicts international legitimacy resolutions.

Russia ready to hold Quartet meetings with key countries to settle Mideast impasse - Nebenzia

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 08:12 GMT

Nebenzia added that Russia will continue pursuing dialogue with nations in the Middle East and the League of Arab States.

WB: Egypt among top MENA countries in remote learning during COVID-19 crisis

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 02:53 GMT

The World Bank pointed out that the pandemic left around 100 million students in the region out of classrooms.

Construction of largest desalination plant in Africa, Middle East begins in Egypt's Sinai

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 02:41 GMT

North Sinai Governor Mohamed Shousha announced on Tuesday that construction of the largest desalination plant in Africa and the Middle East has started.

Forbes Chooses Maha Nagy Among Top 50 Impactful Marketing in Middle East

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 - 11:29 GMT

Maha Nagy, Chief Communications Officer at Orange Egypt, is named by Forbes Middle East among the Top 50 Impactful Marketing and Communications Professionals in The Middle East.

3 more coronavirus cases confirmed in Lebanon -- NNA

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 - 05:37 GMT

The three new cases had been in contact with an infected case and they were present in domestic isolation.

Middle Eastern airlines lose $100M due to coronavirus

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 - 12:06 GMT

The statement also pointed out that revenues will face a danger if restrictions on aviation continue in Asia.

Egypt’s FM, EU Representative for ME talk Peace Process

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 10:59 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reviewed Egypt’s vision towards settling the cause as the Palestinian people should reclaim their legitimate rights.

LNA kills 16 Turkish military personnel including 3 commanders

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 03:37 GMT

That is in addition to 105 mercenaries brought by the Middle Eastern state.

Haftar ready for ceasefire if 'Turkish troops, mercenaries' withdraw from Libya

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 - 11:13 GMT

"Our patience is running thin regarding repeated truce breaches by Erdogan and Sarraj's mercenaries and their failure to fulfill their Berlin obligations," Haftar said.

Indonesia says won't repatriate hundreds of IS recruits

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 08:35 GMT

Indonesia has long struggled with Islamist militancy and the country hosts dozens of extremist groups loyal to IS and its violent ideology.

Shoukry, O’Brien discuss mutual relations, regional issues

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 04:44 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed U.S.-Egypt relations with national security adviser Rober O’Brien on Wednesday.

Israeli forces storm Al Aqsa Mosque, injure 10 Palestinians

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 11:49 GMT

Israeli police elements chased the worshipers and fired rubber-coated bullets to force them to leave the mosque, Palestinian medical sources said on Friday.

China ready to play constructive role to restore peace in Syria: envoy

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 - 12:25 GMT

The international community should, on the one hand, move over the political process, and on the other, help improve Syria's economic and humanitarian situation, said Wu Haitao.