Middle EAst

'Soldiers of the Califadom': new book delineating ascendance of Political Islam

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 10:10 GMT

The book authored by Egyptian Journalist Galal Nassar details the evolution phases of that political orientation.

Houthi drone attack sets UAE fuel tanks ablaze, kills 3

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 01:43 GMT

Abu Dhabi police announced that the fire had been contained, and that the victims are two Indians and a Pakistani, as reported by Sky News Arabia.

Construction of North Sinai's $97M-worth desalination plant still underway

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 11:27 GMT

The plant will be the largest in the Middle East.

'Egypt supports whatever fulfills the high interest of Libya': Sisi to head of Libyan Presidential Council

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 02:52 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Tuesday in Cairo Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Mohamed al-Menfy.

Libyan embassy opens registration for licensed Egyptian employment companies

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:44 GMT

Submission of documents is open at the Libyan consulate on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Candidacy of Seif al-Islam al-Qaddafi for Libyan presidential election rejected

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 07:58 GMT

Since November 7 until Tuesday, the number of those who filed for candidacy for the presidential election scheduled for December 24 recorded 98.

Egypt, Palestine hold talks over cooperation in natural gas sector

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 07:20 GMT

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek al-Mulla met with Chairman of the Palestinian Investment Fund Mohamed Mostafa.

Egypt's FM, UN Special Envoy discuss resumption of political dialogue in Yemen

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 - 04:02 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry asserted the necessity of pushing forward the political pathway in the war-torn Arab country.

Egyptian president, Prince Charles discuss combating terrorism, extremism

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 02:31 GMT

Prince Charles valued the efforts deployed by Egypt over the past years on the level of countering extremist ideas and combating terror.

Libyan presidential elections get fiercer after Speaker files for candidacy

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 12:04 GMT

Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives Aguila Saleh turned presidential election race fiercer after he had filed for candidacy Wednesday.

Egyptian-Greek Air-Naval Exercises 'Medosa 11' kick off

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 11:01 GMT

They will last for several days with the participation of Cypriot, Emirati, and Jordanian elements.

Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall to meet President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, First Lady in Egypt Thursday

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 10:14 GMT

Prince of Wales Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla arrived in Cairo Thursday.

Ending foreign interferences in Arab affairs is pivotal to combat terrorism: Egypt's president

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 03:30 GMT

President Sisi asserted that Egypt will never spare any effort to help its fellow Arab states protect themselves.

Egypt, Israel amend security agreement to increase 'number, capabilities' of Egyptian Border Guard forces in Rafah

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 02:54 GMT

The Egyptian-Israeli Joint Military Committee agreed to amend the security agreement between both countries.

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.

Ending transitional period: candidacy filing for Libya's parliamentary, presidential elections to begin Nov. 7

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 03:54 GMT

The Libyan High National Election Commission announced the news Thursday.

Egyptian, Greek chiefs of state confer over economic cooperation, Libyan crisis

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 09:43 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi began his visit to Athens Tuesday by a bilateral meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Egyptian FM meets with UK Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 - 07:36 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received in Cairo Sunday UK Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa James Cleverly.

Egyptian pres., U.S. National Security Advisor discuss Ethiopian Dam, Libyan elections

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 02:55 GMT

U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and accompanying delegation visited Egypt Wednesday.

Egyptian FM receives U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 01:41 GMT

They held consultations over a number of bilateral and regional matters of mutual interest.

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