UN Security Council

Gaza ceasefire talks to resume in Cairo on Sunday as global pressure mounts on Israel

Sun, 31 Mar 2024 - 12:33 GMT

Cairo is set to host a fresh round of indirect talks between Hamas and Israel on Sunday, aiming to reach a truce in Gaza just days after the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire.

President Sisi urges int’l pressure for immediate Gaza ceasefire in meeting with US congressmen

Wed, 27 Mar 2024 - 01:21 GMT

Sisi welcomed a delegation of Republican and Democratic US congressmen on Wednesday, led by Republican Representative August Pfluger, Chairman of the Counterterrorism, Law Enforcement, and Intelligence Subcommittee for the 118th Congress.

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.

Egypt’s FM highlights Arab, Islamic efforts in Security Council to enhance Gaza aid delivery

Thu, 14 Dec 2023 - 05:10 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry highlighted on Thursday the efforts made by Egypt and the Arab and Islamic countries in the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution enhancing the ability of delivering humanitarian aid into Gaza.

Egypt welcomes Security Council resolution lifting arms embargo on Somalia

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 - 09:45 GMT

Egypt welcomed on Tuesday UN Security Council Resolution 2714, issued on December 1, as regards lifting the arms embargo imposed on Somalia since 1992.

UN Women’s Executive Director Sima Bahous speaks loudly on suffering of Palestinian people

Sat, 25 Nov 2023 - 12:29 GMT

UN Women’s Executive Director Sima Bahous shed light on Friday on the Palestinian cause and the suffering of the Palestinian people since nearly 45 days since the Israeli aggression on the Strip.

Egypt: UNSC resolution on Gaza humanitarian pauses ‘first step toward ceasefire’

Thu, 16 Nov 2023 - 01:00 GMT

Egypt has praised the United Nations Security Council’s resolution calling for urgent humanitarian pauses and corridors in Gaza as a “first and important step toward achieving the goal of a comprehensive ceasefire.”

Human fraternity is the foundation for int’l peace, security: Al-Azhar Grand Imam to UNSC

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 - 11:45 GMT

The grand imam made the remarks as he addressed a UN Security Council session on “The Values of Human Fraternity in Promoting and Sustaining Peace” on Wednesday.

Egypt calls for halting unilateral acts that undermine two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Thu, 19 Jan 2023 - 08:26 GMT

Egypt has called for stopping unilateral actions undertaken by Israel, warning against such unilateral actions, including Israel's continued settlement activities, violence acts against Palestinian civilians and demolition of Palestinian homes.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia call for exit of mercenaries, foreign forces from Libya within specific timeframe

Thu, 12 Jan 2023 - 07:42 GMT

Egypt and Saudi Arabia have called for the exit of foreign fighters and mercenaries from Libya within a specific timeframe and dissolving militias in implementation of relevant UN Security Council resolutions and Berlin and Paris tracks.

Egypt sends a letter to UNSC refusing Ethiopia’s unilaterally filling for GERD

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - 09:06 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sent a letter to the president of the UN Security Council on Friday to express Egypt’s formal objection to Ethiopia's measures to unilaterally continue filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) without reaching an agreement with Egypt and Sudan.

EgyptAir to resume flights between Cairo, Moscow as of April 15

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 07:02 GMT

EgyptAir announced, Tuesday the resumption of its direct flights MS729 / MS730 between Cairo and Moscow as of April 15, with one flight a day.

Memory of the day: Egypt wins membership of the UN Security Council for the 4th time in 1982

Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 11:44 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on November 1.

UN Security Council to discuss Ethiopia’s decision to expel 7 of the UN senior workers

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 08:30 GMT

The UN Security Council will privately discuss, Friday Ethiopia’s decision to expel seven of the United Nations senior workers, according to Reuters.

FM Shoukry meets Russia, China representatives in NY prior UN Security Council meeting on GERD

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 05:03 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry continued his intensive meetings, Tuesday in New York prior the UN Security Council meeting on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), expected Thursday.

Palestine’s conflict has been always an Egyptian, Arab cause: Egypt amb. at UN

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 11:04 GMT

Egypt's permanent ambassador to the UN Mohamed Idris has called for an immediate stop of violence that claimed many innocent lives in Gaza.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan discuss ways to resolve Syrian crisis

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 08:33 GMT

High-level officials from the foreign ministries of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan held a meeting to discuss the updates of the Syrian crisis, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

China urges earnest implementation of outcome of Berlin conf. on Libya

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 - 10:32 GMT

A Chinese envoy asked for the earnest implementation of the outcome of last month's Berlin Conference on Libya after the UN Security Council endorsed it, Xinhua news agency reported Thursday.

Foreign minister details prospects of ties with Africa, Japan

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 - 12:18 GMT

The seventh summit of the Tokyo International Conference of Africa’s Development (TICAD) will take place in August 2019.

Tracking deepened rift between U.S., Palestinian Authority

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 - 11:13 GMT

Questions are raised upon the outcome of the United States decision to shutter the office of the Palestinian Liberation Front (PLO) in Washington.