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Egypt receives first group of Russians evacuated from Gaza

Mon, 13 Nov 2023 - 10:20 GMT

Egypt has received the first group of Russian nationals evacuated from the Gaza Strip amid the ongoing Israeli war, totaling 70 individuals, the Russian News Agency TASS reported on Monday.

Arab-Islamic summit calls for breaking Gaza siege, conducting int’l investigation into Israeli crimes

Sat, 11 Nov 2023 - 07:54 GMT

The Arab-Islamic Extraordinary Summit has called for ending the Israeli siege on Gaza and urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate Israel’s war crimes against Palestinians.

President Sisi receives Emir Tamim for Egyptian-Qatari summit

Fri, 10 Nov 2023 - 08:58 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received on Friday Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at Cairo International Airport.

Delaying halt of bloodshed in Gaza means sharing blame for Israeli crimes: Egypt’s FM

Thu, 09 Nov 2023 - 03:10 GMT

As he participated in the Paris conference on Gaza held on Thursday, Shoukry stated that the continued global silence on Israeli grave violations and breach of int'l humanitarian law reflects flawed standards and human conscience.

Egypt evacuates 19 wounded Palestinians from Gaza for treatment on Tuesday

Wed, 08 Nov 2023 - 09:48 GMT

Egypt received on Tuesday 19 Palestinian people, who were injured by the Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip, for treatment in Egyptian hospitals.

Photos: Egypt is able to receive a larger number of injured Palestinians daily: Health minister

Sat, 04 Nov 2023 - 07:04 GMT

Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Saturday that Egypt receives 40-50 injured Palestinians everyday and is capable to receive much more on a daily basis.

Egypt’s FM: Israeli Intelligence Ministry’s paper on displacing Gazans into Sinai ‘ludicrous’

Fri, 03 Nov 2023 - 12:02 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry described a concept paper issued by the Israeli Ministry of Intelligence as “ludicrous” in an interview with CNN that will be aired on Saturday.

Egyptian Red Crescent delivers 10th humanitarian aid shipment to Gaza

Fri, 03 Nov 2023 - 11:23 GMT

The Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC) delivered on Friday the tenth shipment of urgent humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip through the Rafah border crossing, comprising 102 trucks.

Egypt moved over 3,100 tons of humanitarian aid to Gaza since Israeli war began: North Sinai

Mon, 30 Oct 2023 - 02:36 GMT

Since the Israel-Hamas war erupted on 7 October, Egypt has moved more than 3,100 tons of food, medicine, medical supplies and other humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, North Sinai governorate said on Monday.

Sisi affirms to Modi need for diplomatic solution to enforce Gaza humanitarian truce

Sat, 28 Oct 2023 - 04:00 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed in a phone call with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday the need to find an urgent diplomatic solution to enforce immediate humanitarian truce in Gaza.

Egypt warns of ‘unprecedented’ humanitarian repercussions due to Israeli ground operation in Gaza

Sat, 28 Oct 2023 - 12:49 GMT

Egypt has warned of “grave dangers and unprecedented humanitarian and security repercussions” that will be caused by the Israeli large-scale ground attack in the Gaza Strip.

Macron hails Egypt’s efforts to support people in Gaza, affirms need for two-state solution

Thu, 26 Oct 2023 - 10:13 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron praised the efforts that Egypt has made for the sake of people in Gaza, stressing France’s commitment to stand by these efforts.

Sisi to Macron: An Israeli ground invasion of Gaza will claim scores of civilian victims

Wed, 25 Oct 2023 - 05:55 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said he discussed with French President Emmanuel Macron today the importance of working to prevent an Israeli ground invasion of the Gaza Strip, saying it would “claim scores of civilian lives.”

Sisi reiterates to US Senate members Egypt’s rejection of displacement of Palestinians

Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 03:55 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi reiterated on Monday Egypt’s rejection of the forced displacement of the Palestinian people from their lands as he received a delegation of US Senate members from the Democratic and Republican parties.

US hails Egypt’s efforts to achieve Middle East peace, stability in Cairo Peace Summit

Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 02:19 GMT

Ambassador Beth Jones, the United States Chargé d'Affaires, has praised Egypt’s efforts for a peaceful and stable Middle East as she attended the Cairo Peace Summit held on Saturday to discuss the crisis in Gaza.

Jordan King: Israeli bombing in Gaza collective punishment, war crime

Sat, 21 Oct 2023 - 10:57 GMT

Jordan’s King Abdullah II condemned the ongoing Israeli bombing campaign underway in Gaza as an act of “collective punishment” and a “war crime.”

World leaders in Cairo Peace Summit for a roadmap to end Gaza humanitarian traegdy

Sat, 21 Oct 2023 - 09:12 GMT

Many trucks loaded with humanitarian aid have entered the Gaza Strip from Egypt on Saturday morning after two weeks of Israeli strikes that flattened homes and left hundreds of thousands of Palestinians homeless.

Wrap-up: Massive protests across Egypt in rejection of Israeli aggression, Palestinians displacement

Fri, 20 Oct 2023 - 12:45 GMT

Scores of Egyptians in all governorates took to the streets on Friday to voice rejection of the Israeli aggression and schemes to relocate Gazans to Sinai.

President Sisi, King Abdullah warn of Israeli collective punishment policies’ impact on regional security

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 - 02:30 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and King Abdullah of Jordan warned of the serious impact of the Israeli collective punishment policies in Gaza on regional security.

Guterres arrives in Egypt for high-level talks, expected to visit Rafah crossing

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 - 01:20 GMT

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Cairo on Thursday to hold talks with the political leadership.