Egypt and the Palestinians warned on Saturday of the explosive situation in the impoverished Palestinian territories, which are struggling against a devastating economic and political blockade.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al- Maliki is scheduled to attend the meetings of the International Compact with Iraq (ICI) slated for May 3 in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, an Iraqi diplomat said on Saturday.
China's new Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi has confirmed he will travel to Egypt's Sharm-El Sheikh to attend two international meetings on Iraq.
A United Nations human rights panel on Friday called on Egypt to reopen an investigation into the deaths of 27 Sudanese refugees who were killed when police stormed their camp in Cairo in 2005.
Source: Reuters CAIRO, April 28 (Reuters) - Egypt has informed the United Nations of its readiness to contribute several hundred troops as part of a U.N. support package to bolster a struggling African Union ...
Egypt has offered to send troops to the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur to reinforce the African Union force that has failed to quell violence there.
CAIRO - Egypt has offered to send troops to the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur to reinforce the African Union force that has failed to quell violence there, the foreign ministry said.
Egyptian authorities agreed to a three-day truce Saturday with Bedouins in the Sinai Peninsula to de-escalate tensions following the deaths of two Bedouins in clashes with police.
The United Nations World Food Programme has welcomed Egypt's donation of more than 250 tonnes of food commodities to war-torn Sudan and Somalia. The donation to Sudan is 130 tonnes of wheat flour, while 60 tonnes of rice, 60 tonnes of wheat flour and three tonnes of vegetable oil will go to Somalia.
In Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood has taken up a freedom agenda. Freedom for what is under debate.