Egyptian Security Forces member, 3 Israeli soldiers killed near borders: spokesperson

Sat, 03 Jun 2023 - 01:57 GMT

One member of the security forces tasked with securing the international border line breached the security barrier and exchanged fire as he was pursuing drug smugglers, the spokesman said.

Palestinian Foreign Min.: Egypt spares no effort in providing aid to Palestinians

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 - 08:28 GMT

He stressed that "Egypt's support for the Palestinian cause is great, and there is a historical, geographical and humanitarian connection between Egypt and Palestine."

Egypt condemns storming of Al Aqsa Mosque by Israeli National Security Minister

Sun, 21 May 2023 - 12:45 GMT

The statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed that the consecutive stormings of Al Aqsa Mosque would not change its existing legal and historic status.

International praises for Egypt's efforts to mediate ceasefire in Gaza

Mon, 15 May 2023 - 11:49 GMT

Several governments and counties around the world welcomed Egypt’s pivotal role mediating a ceasefire between Palestine and Israel, restoring calm and stability and ending nearly a week of fighting and violence.

EU welcomes Egypt-brokered ceasefire between Israelis, Palestinians

Mon, 15 May 2023 - 06:23 GMT

A truce officially came into effect late on Saturday night, with an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement meant to end the worst episode of cross-border fire since a 10-day war in 2021.

Palestinians and Israelis resume normal life after Gaza ceasefire

Sun, 14 May 2023 - 03:34 GMT

Shops and public offices reopened and crowds returned to streets that had been deserted for days.

International acclaim for Egypt's role in reaching ceasefire between Palestinians, Israelis

Sun, 14 May 2023 - 01:27 GMT

According to Assoumi, reaching permeant peace and stability in the region requires rallying international efforts to resume the moribund Middle East peace process.

Egypt urges halting Israeli violations, providing int'l protection for Palestinians

Wed, 10 May 2023 - 02:05 GMT

This came during Orfi's speech on Wednesday at the extraordinary session of the Arab League Council at the permanent delegate's level on the Israeli aggression against the Palestinians.

UPDATED: 13 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza, including children

Tue, 09 May 2023 - 07:09 GMT

At least 12 Palestinians, including children and women, were killed and 20 others were wounded in a series of Israeli airstrikes Tuesday morning, ushering in a new aggression on the besieged Gaza Strip.

Israeli navy opens fire at Palestinian fishermen sailing off Gaza coast

Sat, 15 Apr 2023 - 12:28 GMT

The Israeli navy on Saturday opened fire and water hoses at Palestinian fishing boats sailing off the northern Gaza coast and forced them to return to shore, reported WAFA correspondent.

EU deeply concerned by escalation of violence in Palestinian lands, Israel

Sat, 08 Apr 2023 - 10:55 GMT

The EU is deeply concerned by the grave escalation of violence in recent days in Israel, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Lebanon, according to a statement by High Representative Josep Borrell Saturday.

Egypt calls upon Palestinians, Israelis to exercise maximum restraint

Fri, 07 Apr 2023 - 02:33 GMT

The escalation occurred after Israeli forces stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque and assaulted worshipers, and the subsequent firing of missiles toward Israel, and Israeli airstrikes that targeted areas in southern Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, with the continuation of confrontations and violence.

Egypt condemns passing law reinstating settlements in Israeli-occupied lands

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 - 12:07 GMT

Egypt condemned Wednesday the passing of a law by the Knesset allowing settlers' return to four settlements in the West Bank.

Israelis, Palestinians agree to take steps toward pacification: quintet statement

Sun, 19 Mar 2023 - 06:16 GMT

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a joint statement following the conclusion of the quintet meeting Egypt hosted in Sharm El Sheikh and that is aimed at accomplishing pacification between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

Egypt condemns lethal storming of Palestinian Jenin Camp by Israeli forces

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 - 07:02 GMT

Egypt stressed its rejection of the recurrent Israeli attacks that are intertwined with killings, destruction of properties, and demolition of houses.

Egypt condemns Israeli Minister’s call for erasing Palestinian village of Hawara

Fri, 03 Mar 2023 - 11:11 GMT

Israeli Finance Minister and head of the far-right Religious Zionist Party Bezalel Smotrich called for wiping out the Palestinian village of Hawara, saying as it was translated by NBC News: “I think the village of Hawara needs to be erased. I think that the state of Israel needs to do it. God forbid that regular people should do it.”

Biden commends Sisi's efforts to de-escalate tensions between Palestinians, Israelis

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 - 02:56 GMT

He noted that the next round of meetings between the high-ranked officials is due to convene in Sharm El-Sheikh in March, saying “The United States will continue to remain actively engaged in this format with all parties over the coming weeks, including through a follow up engagement next month in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.”

Aqaba hosts five-party meeting for Jordan, Egypt, US, Palestine, Israel

Sun, 26 Feb 2023 - 01:02 GMT

The PA will stress the need to stop all Israeli unilateral actions and adhere to the signed international agreements, in preparation for creating a political horizon based on international legitimacy and the Arab peace initiative and leading to the Palestinian people's freedom and independence.

Egypt, UK FMs discuss escalation of violence on Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories

Thu, 23 Feb 2023 - 01:57 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Thursday a phone call from UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs James Cleverly.

Egypt condemns Israel's decision to legalize settler outposts, expand existing settlements

Mon, 13 Feb 2023 - 03:20 GMT

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that the decision violated the relevant resolutions of the United States Security Council (UNSC) as well as international law.