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Palestinian PM urges int'l community to halt Israel attacks on Gaza Strip

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 11:32 GMT

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohamed Shtayyeh urged the international community to intervene to stop the continued Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip.

Egyptian FM urges Security Council to foster two-state solution to end Israeli/Palestinian conflict

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 08:51 GMT

Shokry added that the fall of scores of victims in Gaza Strip composes a threat to peace and security in the Middle East.

UN Secretary General 'deeply disturbed' by Israeli strike on Gaza media building

Sun, 16 May 2021 - 11:42 GMT

The comments came as Israel pummeled the Gaza Strip with air strikes, killing 10 members of an extended family and demolishing the 13-floor Gaza building

Egyptian, Tunisian FMs coordinate voicing Arab stance on Israeli aggression against Palestinians at Security Council

Sat, 15 May 2021 - 08:55 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Friday a phone call from Tunisian counterpart Othman Jerandi as they examined efforts deployed to end the Israeli aggression and clashes on Palestinian territories.

Israeli raids against Gaza over 5 days incur 115 deaths, 621 injuries among Palestinians

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 12:33 GMT

The United Nations indicated Friday that Israeli strikes incurred the destruction of 200 residential units in Gaza Strip as well as 31 educational establishments.

Memory of the day: UN’s General Assembly declared May 3 to be World Press Freedom Day

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 01:51 GMT

On May 3, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Egyptian, Croatian FMs discuss economic ties, Ethiopian Dam

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 03:09 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received a phone call from Croatian counterpart Gordan Grlic-Radman Monday.

Egypt elected as members of two UN bodies for women affairs

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 02:57 GMT

This election, which took place on April 20, 2021, comes to reaffirm Egypt’s great position and confidence at the international level due to its active role and the various initiatives it proposes and leads in various UN bodies.

Egypt attends UN ECOSOC forum on financing for development

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 01:16 GMT

Shocks resulting from COVID-19 emphasised urgent need to renew efforts to achieve UN’s SDGs, says Hala El-Said.

Egypt displays to Security Council work on African Great Lakes as chair of Peacebuilding Commission

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 10:30 GMT

Such efforts are aimed at backing the new UN regional strategy on the region, and relevant UN Security Council resolutions.

FM clarifies when Egypt will resort to UN Security Council over Ethiopian Dam crisis

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 12:22 GMT

The minister spoke in a phone-in on April 11, 2021.

Egypt, UN sign protocol supporting sustainable development goals financing strategy

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 02:41 GMT

The protocol was signed in cooperation with the Joint Sustainable Development Goals Fund.

UN High Commissioner commends Egypt for inclusive refugee policies

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 05:26 GMT

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi commended Egypt's inclusive policy on refugees Wednesday in Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development.

'Security issues in Africa are often caused by structural weakness': AU high rep. for Silencing the Guns

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 05:38 GMT

African Union High Representative for Silencing the Guns Ramtane Lamamra made the statement Tuesday in Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development.

'The more acute a crisis is, the more discrimination increases', UN Women official

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 05:00 GMT

Regional Director for the Arab States at UN Women Susanne Mikhaïl said Tuesday in 2nd edition of Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development.

UN praises Egypt's Decent life initiative, says it meets SDGs goals

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 11:33 GMT

The United Nations has praised Egypt’s “Decent Life” initiative has contributed to mitigating the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic through improving the standards of living conditions of the most needy groups.

Congolese official visits Egypt to discuss Ethiopian Dam within AU chairmanship

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 01:31 GMT

The Egyptian side expressed support to a Sudanese proposal.

Egyptian FM stresses necessity to reduce nuclear armaments worldwide

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 09:56 GMT

The minister also called upon nuclear powers to fulfill their commitments and pledges within the framework of the Treaty on the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).

UN commission hails Egypt’s World Youth Forum contributions as global platform for youth issues

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 10:12 GMT

Egypt’s permanent mission to the UN in New York included the decision issued by the 59th session of the CSocD to support the contributions of the World Youth Forum at the regional and international levels.

Spox of Libyan National Army notes 3 tasks new interim gov. must fulfill

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 12:48 GMT

Dabiba-Menfi list received the necessary votes in the ballot held by the UN-fostered Libyan National Dialogue Forum Saturday.

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