Addis Ababa

Upon Sisi’s invitation, Brazil’s Lula to visit Egypt on February 15-16

Thu, 08 Feb 2024 - 12:53 GMT

“When he was president-elect, Lula was invited by President El-Sisi to go to COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh. The president attended and announced the guidelines of his foreign policy—Brazil's return to international forums and reconfigured priorities there. The trip also highlighted the 100 years of diplomatic relations between Brazil and Egypt, celebrated this year (2022),” said Ambassador Carlos Duarte, secretary of Africa and the Middle East in Brazil’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Egypt announces ending GERD negotiation track due to ‘Ethiopia's refusal’ to all solutions

Tue, 19 Dec 2023 - 05:13 GMT

Egypt has announced on Tuesday the ending of the negotiation track between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) which was launched to expedite the finalization of an agreement on the rules of filling and operation of the GERD within four months.

Egypt FM Shoukry meets Spanish counterpart in Addis Ababa

Wed, 15 Feb 2023 - 06:04 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry lauded on Wednesday Spain's balanced stance towards Egypt at international forums.

Egypt’s FM heads for Addis Ababa to participate in 35th ordinary session of AU Assembly

Sat, 05 Feb 2022 - 07:17 GMT

The summit will address various issues and themes on the continental scene, including the state of peace and security in the continent and facing the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change phenomena.

Greek Foreign Ministry urges nationals to leave Ethiopia

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 04:25 GMT

Greeks who choose to stay in the country should restrict non-essential travel, secure food, water and fuel supplies and to stay in contact with the Greek Embassy in Addis Ababa.

TPLF reportedly 130 KM from Addis Ababa as PM Abiy Ahmed hands duties to deputy

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 02:23 GMT

Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) continues the fight against the Ethiopian army on the way to Addis Ababa as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed transferred his powers to his deputy.

Netherlands warns its national from traveling to Ethiopia

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 03:28 GMT

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned its nationals to remain in Ethiopia as a result of the current conflict in the north of the country.

Oromo Liberation Front forces are 40 kilometers away from Ethiopian capital: leader

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 12:27 GMT

Further, the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) announced Sunday that its forces lie 270 kilometers away from the capital, Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia responds to Tigray rumors, threatens foreign embassies

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 03:16 GMT

Furthermore, the statement urged the Ethiopian people to stand against such rumors and heinous attempts.

Tigray activist claims locals welcome TPLF, labels Abiy Ahmed’s policies “childish”

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 03:09 GMT

The policies of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed are “reckless and childish,” rendering Ethiopia “adrift,” Tigrayan activist Mustafa Habashy told MBC Masr on Saturday.

Jordan urges citizens to leave Ethiopia at the earliest opportunity amid armed conflict

Sat, 06 Nov 2021 - 09:49 GMT

The Jordanian Foreign Ministry urged its community to leave Ethiopia at the earliest opportunity as Addis Ababa has announced the state of emergency over an armed conflict in Tigray.

Tigray, other 8 allied forces say they're weeks to months" away from entering Addis Ababa

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 06:16 GMT

The newly announced alliance against Ethiopia' government said, Friday that they're "weeks to months" away from entering Addis Ababa, according to CNN.

Ethiopia’s army announces mobilization, as new alliance forms against Abiy Ahmed

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 05:47 GMT

Up to nine groups have allied together, Friday including the Tigray forces against Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to seek a political transition after a year of the disturbing war that raised a lot of concern over the political and humanitarian situation in the country.

UN Security Council expresses deep concern over military clashes in Ethiopia

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 05:23 GMT

The United Nation security council expressed its deep concern, Friday, over the expansion of military clashes in Ethiopia.

Egypt's embassy at Ethiopia advises expats to exercise caution following Tigray forces' advances

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 03:24 GMT

The Egyptian embassy's warnings followed the U.S. call on its citizens to prepare for leaving Ethiopia after Tigray forces had captured two towns.

Amnesty International urges Ethiopia to end arbitrary detentions of Tigrayans, activists in Addis Ababa

Sat, 17 Jul 2021 - 07:45 GMT

AI said police in the Ethiopian capital have arbitrarily detained dozens of Tigrayans without due process on 28 June, calling the arrests “ethnically motivated.”

Sisi, Canadian PM discuss counter-terrorism efforts, bilateral ties

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 02:02 GMT

Trudeau expressed his country’s commitment to continue working with the African Union.

Guterres praises Egypt’s efforts during 2019 AU presidency

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 04:09 GMT

The UN secretary general also affirmed the international organization’s keenness on enhancing the relation with Egypt to help bring peace and stability to the region.

Sisi hands over African Union presidency to South Africa

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 12:16 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Sunday handed over the presidency of the African Union to South Africa for a year, during his participation at the 33rd African Union Summit in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa.

Egyptian, S.African FMs hold talks on Renaissance Dam

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 - 02:31 GMT

The meeting also tackled the bilateral relations between two countries and the mutual cooperation in AU topics, atop of which the AU Peace Fund, Hafez continued.