UN Security Council

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.

UN Security Council considers demanding 30-day Syria truce

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 09:33 GMT

The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for urgent deliveries of humanitarian aid.

Israel pressures UNSC to stop draft resolution on Jerusalem

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 01:03 GMT

Israel intensifies pressure on UNSC members to stop adoption draft resolution affirming any change to Jerusalem’s status.

ICC to report Jordan for failing to arrest Sudan's Bashir

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 01:16 GMT

The International Criminal Court said it would refer Jordan to the U.N. Security Council for failing to arrest al-Bashir when he visited Amman in March.

UNSC meeting to discuss international refusal of Trump’s declaration

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 02:40 GMT

Egyptian presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady said that the urgent meeting of the UN Security Council on Friday morning will discuss the international refusal of Trump’s declaration.

Egypt to back Libyans against human trafficking: Envoy to UN

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 06:21 GMT

Egypt is ready to support for Libyans to combat human trafficking crimes by some criminal groups in the North African country, Egypt’s Amr Abul Atta said.