Israeli war on Gaza

Egypt, South African FMs address bilateral ties, regional issues

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 02:17 GMT

Expressing Egypt's stance, Shoukry reiterated full opposition to any military actions in Palestinian Rafah due to their severe humanitarian implications. He emphasized the urgent need for an immediate and lasting ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and the unimpeded access of humanitarian aid.

Poland thanks Egypt for facilitating repatriation of body of Polish relief worker killed by Israel in Gaza

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 03:41 GMT

The Foreign Minister highlighted the urgency of securing an immediate and lasting ceasefire in Gaza and the importance of ensuring unimpeded access for humanitarian aid to reach the Palestinian people in Gaza safely and without hindrance.

Hamas sends Egypt, Qatar response to ceasefire proposal

Sat, 13 Apr 2024 - 08:08 GMT

The movement added that it still adheres to reaching a permanent ceasefire, the withdrawal of the Israeli occupation army from the entire Gaza Strip, the return of the displaced to their areas and places of residence, intensification of the entry of relief and aid, and the start of reconstruction.

Gifts, children’s toys, kahk cookies distributed to stranded Palestinians in Egypt’s Arish

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 - 07:52 GMT

The North Sinai Governor’s office released a statement indicating that the governorate has designated housing units within the Al-Sabil buildings in Al-Arish for Palestinians facing challenges in returning to the Gaza Strip.

365 aid trucks entered besieged Gaza Strip on 1st day of Eid Al Fitr: Al Qahera News

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 - 07:26 GMT

Through the Karam Abu Salem border crossing, 280 trucks entered the strip after an inspection process by Israeli occupation forces. Meanwhile, 85 trucks crossed through the Rafah border crossing after being inspected in the Al-Awja area.

President Sisi: Egypt completely rejects displacement of Palestinians from their territories

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 - 04:16 GMT

President Sisi, joined by the Palestinian delegation, also cautioned against the ongoing military escalation and the potential spillover of conflict, as per a statement released by the Egyptian Presidency.

Grand Imam of Al Azhar laments inability of Arabs, international human rights bodies to stop Israeli genocidal war on Gaza

Sat, 06 Apr 2024 - 11:29 GMT

“Our dealings with the issue of Palestine and Holy Jerusalem do not reflect the magnitude of what Allah has bestowed upon us in terms of vast human and natural resources, boundless energies, and creative minds across all spheres of contemporary life - scientific, social, political, and economic. Above all, [we hold] steadfast faith in Allah Almighty and unwavering confidence in His mercy towards the weak and oppressed,” he said.

CIA director may visit Egypt this weekend: report

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 - 02:03 GMT

Cairo has hosted several rounds of negotiations between the concerned parties, with the aim to reach a humanitarian truce between the Palestinian Hamas movement and Israel in Gaza.

Egypt’s FM congratulates Palestinian Premier on forming new government, discusses Israeli war on Gaza

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 - 01:57 GMT

The two parties engaged in discussions regarding the incessant Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip and the continuous inhumane violations against its residents.

Oman expresses gratitude to Egypt for transporting injured Palestinians to Muscat

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 - 11:37 GMT

In a press release, the Omani ministry affirmed that a group of injured Palestinians arrived in Muscat on Wednesday evening.

New Palestinian government sworn in before Abbas

Sun, 31 Mar 2024 - 08:39 GMT

Afterward, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that the duties of the new government include the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, with full powers.

Egypt’s FM to meet with New Zealand counterpart in Cairo Monday

Sun, 31 Mar 2024 - 08:06 GMT

A meeting between representatives of both countries in presence of the two Ministers will convene, the statement said.

Arab League Urges New Zealand to Recognize State of Palestine

Sun, 31 Mar 2024 - 07:57 GMT

During a meeting at the Cairo-based headquarters of the Arab League, Aboul Gheit called for granting Palestine full membership in the United Nations to facilitate negotiations between the two parties on an equal footing.

French FM: I will discuss with Egyptian, Jordanian counterparts ME crisis, war in Gaza

Sat, 30 Mar 2024 - 10:50 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced in a statement that Shoukry will meet with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and his French counterpart, Stéphane Séjourné, at the Ministry’s headquarters in the new administrative capital. Subsequently, a tripartite joint press conference will be held.

Shoukry Reaffirms Egypt's Opposition to Forced Displacement of Palestinians from Gaza

Sat, 23 Mar 2024 - 02:14 GMT

He emphatically rejected any scenarios aimed at forcibly displacing the population of Gaza, undermining the Palestinian cause, or invading the Palestinian city of Rafah, according to a statement released by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid.

At Egypt’s Rafah crossing, UN chief reaffirms call for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Sat, 23 Mar 2024 - 01:36 GMT

It is the time for ceasing fire and it is the time of “ironclad commitment” by Israel to allow access of humanitarian aid and the time of releasing all captives,” he continued.

Egypt’s Sisi re-warns against peril of Israeli potential invasion of Palestinian Rafah

Fri, 15 Mar 2024 - 09:51 GMT

“We are striving to halt the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip while also endeavoring to facilitate the delivery of the maximum amount of aid possible […] We aim to create a real opportunity for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with international recognition,” President Sisi spoke at the Police Academy on Friday morning.

Egypt, Spain FMs call for urgent ceasefire in Gaza

Thu, 14 Mar 2024 - 12:47 GMT

Shoukry continued that Israel deliberately hinders the entry of aid into the Gaza Strip, stressing that Egypt welcomes the proposed ideas to deliver humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza, whether by land, sea, or air.

Egypt’s FM, Spanish counterpart address efforts to end Israeli war on Gaza

Thu, 14 Mar 2024 - 11:54 GMT

During the session, they discussed the advancement of bilateral cooperation and coordination, as well as efforts to bring an end to the Israeli war against Gaza and to enhance humanitarian aid delivery.

Egypt’ FM receives Spanish counterpart to discuss Israeli war on Gaza

Thu, 14 Mar 2024 - 09:41 GMT

The two ministers will engage in bilateral discussions followed by a joint press conference, as announced by the Egyptian Ministry in a statement released on Wednesday.