Arab World

Egyptian president sends handwritten message to Emir of Qatar

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 - 04:43 GMT

The message was delivered by the Egyptian ambassador to Doha to the Qatari foreign minister.

Intelligence chiefs of Egypt, Israel, U.S. meet in Doha to discuss ceasefire extension in Gaza

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 - 02:35 GMT

The ceasefire began on Friday and was due to last for four days. Yet, it was extended for two additional days.

Egyptian FM receives phone call from Anthony Blinken

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 05:07 GMT

They discussed the updates of Gaza crisis and status of the current temporary ceasefire.

788 tons of fuel, over 2K aid trucks enter Gaza through Egypt

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 04:18 GMT

Chairman of the State Information Service (SIS) Diaa Rashwan indicated Sunday the details of the third day of the truce that began Friday between Hamas and Israel.

4-day truce between Hamas, Israel may be extended for additional 7 days

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 02:14 GMT

Chairman of the State Information Service Diaa Rashwan stated Saturday that the four-day truce, which started on Friday, may be extended for additional seven days.

Egyptian FM to attend meetings on Gaza held by Security Council, Union for the Mediterranean

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 12:42 GMT

The minister will also meet with his Spanish counterpart.

Egyptian FM discusses building on truce in Gaza with UNRWA chief

Thu, 23 Nov 2023 - 01:54 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Thursday with UNRWA Commissioner General Philippe Lazzarini.

Egyptian FM meets with France's president to discuss its potential role in ending Gaza crisis

Thu, 23 Nov 2023 - 10:22 GMT

The minister noted that France had dealt positively with the draft resolution on facilitating the entry of humanitarian aid.

2 additional fuel trucks enter Gaza Strip through Rafah Border Crossing

Wed, 22 Nov 2023 - 03:50 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj stated Tuesday that 14,500 tons of aid had been delivered to Gaza Strip through Rafah Border Crossing.

After ceasefire: Egyptian president receives Jordanian King to discuss Gaza crisis

Wed, 22 Nov 2023 - 03:31 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Wednesday King Abdullah II of Jordan at Cairo International Airport to discuss the ongoing crisis in Gaza Strip.

Egypt FM questions intl. community's stance on Gaza War compared to other armed conflicts

Wed, 22 Nov 2023 - 03:12 GMT

The minister added that the killing of civilians and destruction of infrastructure cannot be justified as self-defense or combating terrorism.

Egyptian president welcomes Hamas-Israel ceasefire, reiterates support to Palestinian rights

Wed, 22 Nov 2023 - 09:01 GMT

“I would like to welcome to the success of the Egyptian-Qatari-American mediation in reaching an agreement to implement a humanitarian truce in the Gaza Strip," President Sisi said.

Israel, Hamas agree on 4-day ceasefire, hostage exchange

Wed, 22 Nov 2023 - 08:45 GMT

The deal also includes the entry of hundreds of trucks carrying humanitarian, relief, medical, and fuel aid to all areas of the Gaza Strip.

14.5K tons of aid delivered to Gaza through Egypt: Social Solidarity Min.

Tue, 21 Nov 2023 - 01:08 GMT

Those include 11,500 tons granted by Egyptian entities.

Egypt, Qatar coordinate on Gaza ceasefire, hostage exchange deal

Tue, 21 Nov 2023 - 11:07 GMT

Egypt is intensifying efforts with all concerned parties to achieve a ceasefire in Gaza as well as a hostage exchange deal, high-profile sources told Al Qahera News Tuesday.

Egyptian FM calls on China to play role in ending attacks against Palestinians in Gaza

Mon, 20 Nov 2023 - 02:41 GMT

The minister added that some major countries "unfortunately" give cover to the ongoing Israeli aggression.

Egyptian, Qatari ministers discuss sustainable delivery of aid to Gaza

Sun, 19 Nov 2023 - 01:32 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday Qatari State Minister for International Cooperation Lolwa al-Khater.

After claiming 200 lives: Egypt addresses intl. community after Israeli strike of UNRWA school in Gaza

Sun, 19 Nov 2023 - 10:37 GMT

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned Saturday the "horrific" Israeli shelling of UNRWA's Fakhoura School killing and injuring civilians "which adds to the series of violations against civilians."

Egyptian president instructs receiving Palestinian newborns from Gaza

Thu, 16 Nov 2023 - 03:03 GMT

The Egyptian president instructed Thursday medical establishments to prepare for receiving Palestinian newborns from Gaza Strip.

Egypt demands Israel to fulfill its duties as occupying state, refrain from attacking hospitals

Thu, 16 Nov 2023 - 01:48 GMT

Egypt condemned the Israeli shelling of the Jordanian field hospital in Gaza, causing injuries among civilians and medics.