Security Council

Egyptian minister highlights facts on Ethiopian Dam's floodgates, turbines

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 10:13 GMT

The minister added that Egypt heading to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is not ruled out.

Memory of the day: UK recognizes sovereignty of King Abdul Aziz bin Saud over Kingdom of Hejaz, Nejd in 1927

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 06:55 GMT

On May 20, many important events took place.

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.

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.

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 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's FM discusses with Tunisian counterpart coordination over matters of mutual interest

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 09:45 GMT

Further, Minister Shokry congratulated Jerandi over the successful Tunisian presidency of the UN Security Council in January.

UN food chief urges rich to help keep millions from starving

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:10 GMT

The WFP and its partners were going all out to reach as many as 138 million people this year — “the biggest scale-up in our history,” he said.

OPINION: The issue of Renaissance Dam in the Security Council

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 09:05 GMT

Egypt has submitted a formal note to the Security Council - under Article 35 of the Charter - that puts the international community before its responsibilities, and could give Egypt the legal basis for resorting to "several mechanisms" or "other scenarios"; To defend its water rights, after overthrowing all the official sections defined by the United Nations Charter.

Direct Turkish military action in Libya would violate Security Council resolutions: Egyptian FM

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 - 03:21 GMT

Turkey’s statements of direct military activities in Libya are in violation of the Security Council’s resolutions and international law, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Monday.

UN Security Council to discuss GERD in open session

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 06:06 GMT

An open session for the United Nations Security Council on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, GERD, is expected to take place on Monday

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia opt for consensus on GERD via dialogue, unilateral actions excluded

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 12:40 GMT

The three countries agreed to resolve the outstanding problems regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) via dialogue.

GERD: Egypt’s struggle to reach ‘fair’ deal crashing into Ethiopia’s ‘intransigence’

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 06:55 GMT

After a decade of discussing technical and legal issues of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Egypt seemingly found it is time to take further steps, in a bid to bring Ethiopia back on negotiations track or at least stop it from filling the dam next mon

Int'l, regional entities hasten to urge deal before Ethiopia unilaterally fills massive dam

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 03:39 GMT

The U.S. has reaffirmed its support for “a fair and equitable agreement that balances the interests” of Ethiopia and the two downstream nations, while the Arab League said the water security of Egypt and Sudan are integral to the Arab national security.

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.

Egypt demands allocating 2 seats for Africa in Security Council

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 - 11:54 GMT

This came during the plenary session of the UN General Assembly on equitable representation in the Security Council.

World leaders disregard Libya-Turkey border agreement: Researcher

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 10:38 GMT

Alarm grew in recent weeks after Turkey ordered in troops to shore up Fayez Sarraj's Tripoli-based government and support its armed militants.

Arab League blames Turkey for possible return of terror organizations

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 - 04:47 GMT

The Arab League held an emergency meeting on Saturday and issued a closing statement asserting that Turkey’s aggression on Syria is a threat to the region’s security.

Putin aide: downed U.S. drone was in Iranian airspace

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 - 10:10 GMT

Russia has military intelligence that shows that a U.S. drone was in Iranian air space when it was shot down by Iran last week.