Egypt’s FM Shoukry delivers letter from President Sisi to Eritrean counterpart

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 11:27 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minster Sameh Shoukry delivered, Thursday a letter from President Abdel Fattah al Sisi to his Eritrean counterpart Isaias Afwerki on strengthening bilateral ties and regional developments of mutual interest between the two countries.

Egyptian, Eritrean FMs hold consultations on Horn of Africa affairs

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 03:21 GMT

The Egyptian minister headed to Eritrea to deliver a message from President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to President Isaias Afwerki.

Egypt’s Sisi receives message from Eritrean counterpart to strengthen bilateral ties

Sat, 14 Oct 2023 - 01:07 GMT

President Sisi expressed his greetings and appreciation to President Afwerki, stressing Egypt’s mutual keenness to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, especially with regard to coordination on regional security issues, as well as consolidating cooperation and joint projects in various development fields, and diversifying and strengthening cooperation frameworks between the two countries, the statement added.

President Sisi meets Eritrean counterpart on sidelines of Sudan's Neighboring States Summit

Thu, 13 Jul 2023 - 11:19 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received President of Eritrea Isaias Afwerki at Al-Ittihadiya Palace, on the sidelines of Sudan's Neighboring States Summit that is held in Cairo.

UNHCR voices deep concern of ‘deteriorating conditions’ of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 - 04:03 GMT

In a statement on Friday, UNHCR said Eritrean refugees in Tigray are struggling to obtain clean water and food and medicine, affirming the need to provide them with life-saving assistance “or more refugees may die.”

NYT opinion: Tigray conflict is war of choice planned by Abiy Ahmed before Nobel Peace Prize

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 11:26 GMT

Ahmed was awarded Nobel largely for the peace deal he signed with Isaias Afwerki, the authoritarian leader of Eritrea, only months after he assumed office as president.

US Envoy for Horn of Africa visits Egypt

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 12:11 GMT

The Special Envoy will hold meetings with officials from the respective governments as well as the United Nations and the African Union.

Egyptian fishermen arrive in Cairo after being held for months in Eritrea for illegal fishing

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 12:02 GMT

A group of Egyptian fishermen who had been held in Eritrea have come home safely after month-long of diplomatic efforts, according to Egypt’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday.

Families of 120 fishermen detained in Eritrea call for their release

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 02:45 GMT

Families of 120 Egyptian fishermen in El-Borg town in Damietta demanded the release of their relatives who were detained by Eritrean navy forces last month.

Egypt supports efforts aimed at bolstering peace, security in Horn of Africa: FM

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 09:53 GMT

The comments came in a meeting with an Eritrean delegation paid an official visit to Cairo in light of the ongoing coordination between the two countries.

Sisi congratulates Abiy Ahmed for Nobel Peace Award

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - 10:41 GMT

“It is a new victory to our black continent, which is always ambitious for peace and seeking stability and development," said President Sisi.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed announced 2019 Nobel Peace Laureate

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - 10:16 GMT

“The prize is also meant to recognise all the stakeholders working for peace and reconciliation in Ethiopia and in the East and Northeast African regions,” the committee said.

Sisi: Egypt keen on establishing strategic partnership with Eritrea

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 - 08:26 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stressed Saturday the importance of setting forth well-defined plans to push forward Egyptian-Eritrean cooperation at various levels.

Sisi to receive Eritrean President at Al- Ittihadeya palace Saturday

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 - 11:28 GMT

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Cairo Saturday on a two-day visit to Cairo.

Arab Foreign Ministers discuss regional threats, challenges

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 04:32 GMT

The 151st session of the Council of Arab Foreign Ministers kicked off on Wednesday.

Sudan's Bashir says border with Eritrea, shut for a year, reopens

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 09:05 GMT

"I announce here, from Kassala, that we are opening the border with Eritrea because they are our brothers and our people," said al-Bashir

U.N. Security Council considers lifting Eritrea sanctions next week

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 12:30 GMT

The U.N. Security Council is considering lifting sanctions on Eritrea next week after a rapprochement with Ethiopia.

Foreign Ministry welcomes peace deal between Ethiopia, Eritrea

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 12:19 GMT

The Foreign Ministry said that the deal reached between the two countries represents a significant progress to the Horn of Africa region.

Ethiopia, Eritrea reopen border points for first time in 20 years: minister

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 - 10:05 GMT

The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea re-opened crossing points on their shared border on Tuesday for the first time in 20 years.

UAE plans oil pipeline from Ethiopia to Eritrea

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 11:56 GMT

The United Arab Emirates plans to build an oil pipeline connecting Eritrea and Ethiopia