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S. African representative appreciates Egyptian, Jordanian efforts in support of Gaza

Tue, 11 Jun 2024 - 09:06 GMT

The South African representative called for respect for the decisions of international legitimacy and the International Criminal Court.

Egyptian, South African FMs confer over ongoing armed conflicts in some African states

Mon, 10 Jun 2024 - 06:26 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Monday his South African counterpart Naledi Pandor in Russia on the sidelines of a BRICS meeting.

Hamas welcomes ICJ's decision demanding Israel to stop its aggression against Palestinian Rafah

Fri, 24 May 2024 - 08:07 GMT

Hamas welcomed on Friday the International Court of Justice [ICJ] decision demanding Israel to immediately stop its aggression against the Palestinian city of Rafah and stop measures that lead to genocide.

Source: 'No truth to' Israeli media claims of Egypt's withdrawal from S. Africa's Gaza Genocide case

Sat, 18 May 2024 - 08:20 GMT

A high-level source said that there is no truth to what was published by the Israeli media regarding Egypt’s retreat from joining South Africa in its case filed against Israel at the International Court of Justice.

Israel’s actions in Palestinian Rafah reflect its intention to commit genocide, South Africa

Fri, 17 May 2024 - 05:37 GMT

South African representative at ICJ says Israeli’s actions in Palestinian Rafah reflect the occupation’s intention to commit genocide

South African FM welcomes Egypt’s joining its lawsuit against Israel

Mon, 13 May 2024 - 01:59 GMT

South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor welcomed on Monday Egypt’s joining of South Africa’s lawsuit filed against Israel before the International Court of Justice.

Hamas praises Egypt’s support for South Africa's ICJ genocide case against Israel

Sun, 12 May 2024 - 07:00 GMT

“The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) appreciated the announcement by […] Arab Republic of Egypt of its intention to join the lawsuit filed by the Republic of South Africa before the International Court of Justice in the case of genocide committed by the Zionist entity against our Palestinian people,” the movement announced in a statement on Sunday.

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.

Egypt’s FM travels to South Africa for enhancing bilateral ties

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 08:07 GMT

Furthermore, several memorandums of understanding and agreements aimed at advancing common interests will be signed during this session, further solidifying the cooperative and friendly ties between the two nations, Abu Zeid elaborated.

Orthodox Church says 3 monks killed in St. Mark monastery in armed attack in South Africa

Tue, 12 Mar 2024 - 08:02 GMT

The Coptic Orthodox Church announced, Tuesday that three monks were criminally attacked in the Coptic monastery of St. Mark and St. Bishop Samuel in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Egypt eager for stepping up economic cooperation with South Africa: FM

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 - 09:50 GMT

The minister's statements came during a meeting with his African counterpart Naledi Pandor.

Nigeria edge South Africa on penalties to reach Cup of Nations final

Thu, 08 Feb 2024 - 08:29 GMT

Nigeria had lost five of their previous six semi-finals at the continental finals and rode their luck in this one to book a place in Sunday's decider against either hosts Ivory Coast or the Democratic Republic of Congo, who meet later on Wednesday.

Egypt welcomes ICJ ruling of ‘provisional measures’ order against Israel over ‘genocidal acts’

Fri, 26 Jan 2024 - 03:41 GMT

Egypt confirmed that it was looking forward to a ruling of an immediate ceasefire in Gaza by the court as it ruled in similar cases, as the request for a ceasefire is considered a main guarantee for the implementation of the necessary and provisional measures to protect Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip.

ICJ rules in favor of ‘provisional measures’ order against Israel over ‘genocidal acts’

Fri, 26 Jan 2024 - 02:34 GMT

Israel shall take all necessary measures to prevent acts of genocide against Palestinians, especially murder - physical and psychological abuse – prevent imposing conditions conducive to genocide or imposing conditions to prevent birth.

Susan Sarandon, Cynthia Nixon, Khalid Abdalla, Tobias Menzies, Charles Dance, Carice van Houten, Lena Headey support South Africa's case charging Israel with genocide in Gaza

Sat, 20 Jan 2024 - 10:35 GMT

Susan Sarandon, Cynthia Nixon, Khalid Abdalla, Tobias Menzies, Charles Dance, Carice van Houten and Lena Headey support South Africa's case charging Israel with genocide in Gaza.

We brought evidence to ICJ proves Israel’s crimes in Gaza, South African Ministry of Justice

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 11:17 GMT

Spokesman for the South African Ministry of Justice, Christine Phiri, said that his country had brought before the International Court of Justice all the crimes of genocide committed by Israel against the Palestinians in Gaza.

South Africa case against Israel at ICJ draw world attention to ‘genocide’ in Gaza

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 10:12 GMT

The case filed by South Africa before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in which Israel is accused of committing genocide against the Palestinians, has received international acclaim since its announcement, until the start of its first session, Thursday.

Egypt’s Al Azhar supports South Africa’s legal case against Israel before ICJ

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 04:43 GMT

Al Azhar affirmed that South Africa’s stance represents the free will of the world and its consciousness which rejects all scenes of killings and destruction and bloodshed by Israeli entity against the Palestinians, amid the world’s silence.

ICJ holds 2 public hearings in South Africa's genocide case against Israel

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 08:21 GMT

Hearings are scheduled to be held Thursday at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to consider the case filed by South Africa, accusing Israel of committing genocide in Gaza Strip.

President Sisi, Ramaphosa agree on necessity to reduce violence in Gaza

Wed, 18 Oct 2023 - 09:33 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi discussed with South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa current regional situation and the continuing escalations in the Gaza Strip.