Gaza Strip

International assistance not compatible with Egypt's efforts on migration governance: FM

Mon, 22 Apr 2024 - 03:36 GMT

The minister underscored that Egypt was facing increasing inflow of migrants who were fleeing conflicts, economic downturn, and climate change impact.

Israel rejects entry of UN Special Rapporteur to Gaza Strip

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 - 02:53 GMT

Egyptian foreign minister denounced the abstention of some countries to label the Israeli practices blatant violation of international law.

Egypt's National Coalition for Civil Work sends 113 aid trucks to Gaza

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 - 02:04 GMT

CEO of Mersal and Member of the National Coalition for Civil Work Heba Rashed told press Sunday that the entity had operated six aid caravans to Gaza Strip.

234 aid trucks enter besieged Gaza Strip

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 02:56 GMT

Data from the Rafah Crossing movement revealed that over the past hours, 48 trucks, including three fuel, three gas, and three diesel trucks entered the strip. Further, 42 trucks carrying essential supplies, such as food, medical supplies, flour, tents, blankets, mattresses, clothing, shoes, cleaning materials, dates, and tissues, have already made their way into Gaza. Additional 186 trucks, primarily laden with aid, entered through the Karam Abu Salem crossing.

Egyptian president, Russian intelligence chief discuss Middle East tensions

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 - 02:45 GMT

President Abdel Fatah El-Sisi received Tuesday Head of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) Sergei Naryshkin.

Egyptian FM, UN Coordinator discuss quantity, types of aid needed by Gazans

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 - 01:37 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Monday UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza Sigrid Kaag.

172 trucks loaded with food, humanitarian aid cross Rafah Border into Gaza

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 - 11:43 GMT

Up to 172 trucks carrying food, relief, humanitarian and aid supplies have arrived in the Gaza Strip on Monday, through the Rafah and Kerem Abu Salem Border Crossings.

35 wounded Palestinians cross Rafah Border for treatment in Egypt

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 - 09:25 GMT

35 injured Palestinians and 72 of their companions crossed Rafah Border Crossing on Friday coming from the Gaza Strip for treatment.

Gifts, children’s toys, kahk cookies distributed to stranded Palestinians in Egypt’s Arish

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 - 07:52 GMT

The North Sinai Governor’s office released a statement indicating that the governorate has designated housing units within the Al-Sabil buildings in Al-Arish for Palestinians facing challenges in returning to the Gaza Strip.

Egypt’s Sisi, Austrian Chancellor discuss ongoing Israeli war on Gaza

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 - 07:32 GMT

The call touched on the relations between the two countries, and ways to enhance them in a way that serves the common interests of the two peoples in various fields, within the framework of the strategic partnership between Egypt and the European Union.

365 aid trucks entered besieged Gaza Strip on 1st day of Eid Al Fitr: Al Qahera News

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 - 07:26 GMT

Through the Karam Abu Salem border crossing, 280 trucks entered the strip after an inspection process by Israeli occupation forces. Meanwhile, 85 trucks crossed through the Rafah border crossing after being inspected in the Al-Awja area.

Rafah Border Crossing to remain open, operating during Eid al Fitr

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 - 10:13 GMT

Rafah Border Crossing will remain opening and operating throughout the days of Eid al-Fitr, to bring humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza according to Egyptian official sources.

401 aid trucks entered Gaza Monday: Egyptian official

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 - 09:50 GMT

Egypt announced that it would ramp up the number of humanitarian aid trucks carrying food, medical supplies, and essential provisions for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, by increasing them to at least 300 trucks per day, starting on Sunday, April 7, 2024.

Egypt, Norway express rejection to plans on Israeli military operation in Palestinian Rafah

Sun, 07 Apr 2024 - 02:16 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday a phone call from his Norwegian counterpart Espen Barth Eide.

President Sisi discusses with CIA chief Egyptian-Qatari efforts on ceasefire deal in Gaza

Sun, 07 Apr 2024 - 12:39 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Sunday Chief of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) William Burns.

Egyptian, Japanese FMs discuss Gaza crisis in phone call

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 - 01:37 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Thursday a phone call from his Japanese counterpart Yoko Kamikawa.

Egyptian FM receives New Zealand counterpart to discuss investment, Middle East crises

Mon, 01 Apr 2024 - 01:44 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Monday his New Zealand counterpart Winston Peters who is holding a visit to Egypt.

41 wounded Palestinian, 88 aid trucks crossed Rafah border, Monday

Mon, 01 Apr 2024 - 12:58 GMT

The Rafah crossing border between Egypt and Palestine witnessed, Monday the entry of number of trucks from the Egyptian side into the Gaza Strip transporting aid, relief materials, and various humanitarian goods.

Egyptian, Iranian FMs confer over Gaza, Red Sea crises

Sun, 31 Mar 2024 - 01:53 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday a phone call from his Iranian counterpart Amir Abdel Lahyan.

452 Palestinians enter Egypt through Rafah Border Crossing

Sun, 31 Mar 2024 - 01:14 GMT

A source in North Sinai stated that Rafah Border Crossing with Gaza Strip would receive Sunday 452 travelers.