Libyan crisis

Egyptian, French presidents urge political solution in Libya, coordination to support Lebanon

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 05:46 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, welcomed all international positive steps aiming to reach political settlement in Libya, including the Cairo Declaration announced earlier by President Sisi, a statement by the Presidency read.

Egyptian, Moroccan FMs discuss efforts to push for political settlement in Libya

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 06:31 GMT

Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s fixed stance backing efforts to reach a political solution that aims at preserving the sovereignty and unity of Libya, meeting the aspiration of Libyan people toward achieving security and stability and securing people’s resources.

Cairo visit: EU’s foreign policy chief discuss Libyan crisis, Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Egyptian leaders

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 04:33 GMT

Borrell met with Egyptian leaders, including the president, to focus on issues of mutual concern, especially the Middle East peace process and the Libyan crisis.

Egypt’s FM voices support to ceasefire, formation of new presidential council in Libya in meeting with EU’s Borrell

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 - 03:46 GMT

Shoukry highlighted the Jufra-Sirte “red line” Egypt has earlier set in order for ceasefire to be implemented in Libya and hostile activities to stop in the country.

Sisi affirms supporting political solution in Libya as he receives EU foreign affairs rep.

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 - 02:09 GMT

Sisi affirmed that Egypt welcomes all constructive and positive steps that would lead to peaceful settlement, de-escalation and development in Libya.

Libyan FM hails Cairo Declaration, says maritime border demarcation deals on horizon

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 11:49 GMT

Al-Hawaij considered the Cairo Declaration an Egyptian initiative that takes into consideration the Libyan vision and a proof of the firm relations between both countries.

Libyan Speaker arrives in Cairo as part of efforts to end Libyan crisis

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 07:25 GMT

During his visit to Egypt, Saleh is set to meet with a number of officials and US Ambassador to Cairo Jonathan Cohen, sources said.

Parliament Speaker tells state's Al Ahram why Egyptians should cast ballots in Senate race

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 09:40 GMT

“First of all, I call on all Egyptians to be keen on exercising their constitutional right to choose their representatives in the second parliamentary chamber,” Abdel Aal told Alaa Thabet, Al Ahram’s editor-in-chief.

Russian Amb. urges dismissing terrorist groups from Libya to secure Egyptian borders

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 10:16 GMT

Newly-appointed Russian Ambassador to Egypt Georgy Borisenko said Moscow supports efforts to end the presence of terrorist organizations in Libya as it has a priority of keeping Egyptian borders secure from escalation.

UAE backs Egypt’s efforts to resolve Libyan crisis, achieve stability: FM

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 09:43 GMT

UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdullah bin Zayed affirmed his country’s support to Egypt’s efforts to resolve the Libyan crisis, as he spoke via phone with his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry.

Egypt keen to ward off danger to its national security, help Libyans reach political solution: FM

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 08:48 GMT

Egypt is keen to help Libyan brothers to find a comprehensive political solution to the crisis in their country, which would restore stability and undermine the impact of terrorist organizations in Libya and neighboring states, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Tuesday.

Egypt’s president calls for ‘solidarity, consistency’ against foreign interference as he receives Saudi FM

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 02:23 GMT

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan arrived in Cairo on Monday on a day-long visit to Egypt for talks on threats facing the two countries' security and stability. His Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry welcomed the Saudi guest at the Cairo International Airport.

Full statement: Egyptian Parliament authorizes President to send troops to Libya

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 12:08 GMT

Less than a week after Eygpt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said Egypt may intervene in Libya to face terrorism and protect national security at the Libyans' request and following the Parliament's approval, the Egyptian House of Representatives on Monday has authorized Sisi to “take necessary measures” to protect national security, giving a green light for the president to send troops to the war-torn country.

BREAKING| Egyptian Parliament gives green light for Sisi to send troops to Libya: sources

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 04:25 GMT

The Egyptian House of Representatives has authorized President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to “take necessary measures” to protect national security, giving a green light for the president to send troops to Libya.

BREAKING| Egypt’s parliament holds closed session on sending troops to Libya

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 03:31 GMT

The Egyptian House of Representatives is holding at the moment a secret session with Parliament members and the general secretariat of the House to discuss a sensitive topic that has not yet been announced.

GERD: Jordan backs Egypt’s water right as part of Arab strategic security

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 03:02 GMT

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi hailed Egypt’s stance rejecting unilateral measures on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, saying that Egypt’s water security is part of the Arab strategic security.

One of top 10 strongest armies: What we know about capabilities of Egypt’s Military

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 04:36 GMT

The Egyptian army’s planned intervention in Libya has been justified by the presence of militias in the war-torn country, which threaten the national security of both Libya and its eastern neighbor, Egypt.

‘Egypt will not stand idly by’: Here is what Sisi said about apparently imminent military intervention in Libya

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 09:26 GMT

Egypt will not allow Libya to become a new hotbed for terrorism or outlawed elements, even if it means that Egypt has to intervene directly in Libya.

Egyptian Army to intervene 'at Libyans’ request, withdraw upon their order': Sisi to tribal chiefs

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 04:22 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday commented on possible Egyptian intervention in Libya, promising that “Egypt will intervene at the Libyans' request and will withdraw upon their order.”

Egyptian, French Presidents urge ending ‘illegal’ foreign intervention in Libya: Spox

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 10:00 GMT

Macron, in this regard, praised Egypt’s continuous efforts to enforce security and stability in Libya, within the framework of the Cairo Declaration announced by Sisi in June, as an extension for the outcome of the Berlin Conference in Libya.

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