United Nations

UN-Women Head praises Egypt's efforts preserving women’s needs while fighting COVID-19

Thu, 28 May 2020 - 11:24 GMT

Mlambo-Ngcuka has also expressed her happiness at the cooperation between the Egyptian government, the United Nations family, and UN Women Egypt in this framework.

Amnesty urges UN investigation into Iran protest killings

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 03:55 GMT

They turned violent before being put down by security forces amid a near-total internet blackout.

Turkey reveals real intentions behind scheme in Libya, to begin oil exploration

Sat, 16 May 2020 - 04:22 GMT

“Exploration will begin as soon as the process is completed,” he was quoted as saying.

Moves to boost initiative creating job opportunities for subsidies beneficiaries in Egypt

Sat, 16 May 2020 - 02:15 GMT

The initiative – dubbed Forsa (opportunity) and launched in 2019 – is aimed at funding small enterprises in the agricultural sector.

Mansour: Israel manipulating international focus on COVID-19 fight

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 - 09:05 GMT

He made the remarks in a message which he sent this month to the United Nations secretary general and the UN Security Council chief this month.

Egypt to test Japanese anti-viral drug Avigan in clinical trials

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 12:53 GMT

Fujifilm Holdings Corp said it will start phase II clinical trials of its anti-flu drug Avigan for COVID-19 patients in the United States, according to the NY Times.

Yemen confirms first coronavirus case - supreme national emergency committee

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 05:49 GMT

Yemen has reported its first coronavirus case in Hadhramaut Governorate, supreme national emergency committee tweeted early on Friday.

Japan to offer free anti-flu Avigan drug to 20 virus-hit nations

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 09:42 GMT

Japan plans to provide for free the anti-flu drug Avigan to 20 countries hoping to use it to treat coronavirus patients, Kyodo quoted Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi as saying Tuesday.

ِAl-Mashat discusses with Egypt's development partners advancing mutual cooperation in face of COVID-19

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 07:57 GMT

The meeting was with more than 100 professionals representing heads of country offices, development professionals from bilateral partners as well as multilateral development organizations.

UNHRC ratifies Egypt's report on Human rights, praises its efforts

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 07:26 GMT

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) ratified on Thursday Egypt's report on human rights, and praised its efforts and positive and quick response to the majority of the Council's recommendations.

Egypt replies to UNHRC on 372 human rights recommendations

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 06:29 GMT

Egypt replied to 372 recommendations by the United Nations Human Rights Council during its participation in Geneva-held 43rd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) activities.

Egyptian FM, UN special envoy discuss Syrian crisis

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 - 11:50 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s support to the settlement of the Syrian crisis, in a meeting on Wednesday with United Nations special envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen, on the sidelines of the Arab League Council's 153rd session.

UN’s Secretary-General Antonio Guterres mourns Egypt’s former President Mubarak

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 - 11:21 GMT

United Nations' Secretary-General Antonio Guterres mourned Egypt’s former President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, Wednesday.

UN envoy ‘impressed’ by Egypt’s ‘strong effort’ on road safety amid growing population

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 - 11:04 GMT

“They [Egypt] have the motivation and understanding of it, and of course what we will be able to give, we will give them,” Todt added.

Arms embargo violations persist in Libya

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 - 12:46 GMT

The arms embargo violations persist in Libya amid the denouncement of the international community.

Mashat prioritizes women, food security in Davos meetings

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 - 12:02 GMT

On the sidelines of Davos 2020, Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat held meetings with heads of UN organizations to discuss plans.

We may need to request Egyptian Armed Forces intervention: Libyan Speaker

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 - 03:43 GMT

Saleh made the statement while visiting Egypt’s House of Representatives.

Libyan, Egyptian national security intertwined: Egypt’s speaker

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 - 03:10 GMT

The speaker’s statements came in the plenary session attended by Libyan counterpart Aguila Saleh.

Libyan speaker accuses Tripoli militias of ceasefire violation

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 - 03:04 GMT

Speaker of Libyan House of Representatives Aguila Saleh told Extra News on Sunday that Tripoli militias breached the ceasefire.

‘Focus on armistice’: UN official to Libyans, involved countries

Thu, 26 Dec 2019 - 04:00 GMT

Spokesperson of the United Nations Secretary General Stephane Dujarric de la Rivière commented on Turkey’s moves to deploy troops in Libya on Thursday.