Egypt expresses sorrow over UNSC's failure to adopt resolution on ceasefire in Gaza

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 - 09:29 GMT

Egypt expressed its deep sorrow over the UN Security Council (UNSC) failure yet again to adopt an Algeria-proposed resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire in the war-devastated Gaza Strip, after the US used its veto power for a third time.

UNSC has authority to compel Israel to cease fire in Gaza: Advisor to the Palestinian President

Sat, 27 Jan 2024 - 06:08 GMT

His comments came one day after UNRWA announced the dismissal of several of its employees after the Israeli authorities provided the agency with information alleging their participation in the Hamas attack that occurred on October 7 in the israeli settlements. The UNRWA said that it launched investigations into these Israeli claims.

Egypt welcomes UN-sponsored mechanism to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza

Fri, 22 Dec 2023 - 10:24 GMT

In a statement by the Foreign Ministry, Egypt also welcomed the appointment of a high-level UN coordinator to facilitate the entry, coordination, monitoring and verification of aid within the Gaza Strip.

UNSC adopts resolution demanding immediate, safe and unhindered delivery of humanitarian aid at scale directly to Palestinians in Gaza

Fri, 22 Dec 2023 - 10:19 GMT

The UNSC resolution on Gaza was adopted with 13 votes in favor, and the US and Russia abstaining.

Chinese delegate to UNSC calls on Israel to stop 'collective punishment'

Tue, 17 Oct 2023 - 09:20 GMT

We call on Israel to stop collective punishment against the residents of Gaza, and protecting civilians must be a priority for all parties, said Chinese delegate to the UN Security Council, Zhang Gongز

Egypt sorry over UNSC support of initiatives ‘aiming at undermining role of legitimate Libyan institutions’

Thu, 16 Mar 2023 - 01:54 GMT

Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Abu Zeid expressed on Thursday Egypt's regret over UN Security Council's support of initiatives aiming at undermining the role of legitimate Libyan institutions, state’s news agency MENA reported.

Egypt to UNSC: Ethiopia violates 2015 Declaration of Principles Agreement on GERD

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 - 02:12 GMT

Ethiopia had stated that power generation from the dam begins on Feb. 20. That is considered a pilot phase as the filling has not reached full capacity and not all turbines have been installed.

UN Security Council: Those obstructing Libyan elections may be subject to sanctions

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 09:07 GMT

The United Nations Security Council warned on Wednesday that those obstructing political transition and elections scheduled for 24 December in Libya may be subject to sanctions.

Egypt’s Sisi calls for int'al action to deal with unilateral acts exacerbating consequences of climate change

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 06:45 GMT

Africa suffers from severe consequences of climate change, especially the consequences that relate to water scarcity, drought, land desertification and the threat to food security, said President Sisi.

Egyptian presidency spox: Ethiopia has the right in development and Egypt seeks binding GERD deal within specific timeframe

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 08:45 GMT

Radi hailed a statement issued by the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday encouraging Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to reengage in negotiations under the auspices of the African Union as very important.

Kuwait expresses support for Egyptian, Sudanese legitimate water rights

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 01:27 GMT

Kuwait called upon the international community to intensify efforts, in coordination with the African Union and the League of Arab States, to start negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia, so as to reach a solution that achieves the interests and rights of the three countries, the statement said.

Egypt’s FM, US permanent representative discuss GERD issue ahead of UNSC session

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 09:44 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry concluded his meetings in New York with a bilateral meeting with Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield, the Permanent Representative of the United States of America in the United Nations.

Egypt’s FM meets with Arab committee concerned with coordinating on GERD with UNSC

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 07:37 GMT

The committee includes Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iraq, Morocco and the Arab League. This comes in preparation for the planned Security Council issue on GERD.

Egypt’s FM, Tunisian ambassador to UN discuss issue of GERD

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 06:30 GMT

Shoury headed on Sunday for New York within the framework of preparations for an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on GRED.

Sudan says Ethiopia used intransigence, procrastination to evade binding GERD deal

Fri, 02 Jul 2021 - 01:43 GMT

These demands include the water share issue and aimed to evade a binding agreement on GERD, Farouq said, refuting Ethiopian claims that the downstream countries of Egypt and Sudan have aborted the previous negotiations rounds.

Egypt calls for holding urgent UNSC session on issue of GERD

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 05:03 GMT

The current situation of the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) constituted an imminent threat to international peace and security.

Egypt sends UNSC its official objection to 2nd filling of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 08:23 GMT

A complete file on the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has been submitted to the UNSC to be a reference for the international community on this issue and to document Egypt’s constructive and responsible positions taken over a decade of negotiations, Hafez said.

Egypt congratulates UAE on UNSC membership for 2022-2023 term

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 12:22 GMT

The 75th session of the General Assembly on Friday elected Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to serve as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council for the 2022-2023 term.

UNSC to hold meeting over Mali crisis on Wednesday

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 11:38 GMT

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will hold emergency discussions on Mali Wednesday, a day after an apparent military coup in the crisis-torn West African country, Channels Television reported.

Egypt calls on UN Security Council to hold states backing terrorism liable

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 12:58 GMT

A top Egyptian diplomat on Friday called on the United Nations Security Council to undertake its responsibilities, including holding states supporting and funding terrorism accountable.