Category: Egypt

15.01.2018

Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Monday that Egypt does not fight its brothers, does not intervene in the affairs of other countries, and relies on a fixed policy aimed at building and reconstructing. Sisi’s remarks came during the […]

13.01.2018

Palestinian fisherman succumbed to his wounds on Saturday after being shot off Gaza shore a day earlier, according to the Health Ministry.  “The fisherman, 33, died after he was shot south of Gaza on Friday,” Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra told […]

12.01.2018

Egypt’s former military chief of staff Sami Anan, will run in Egypt’s upcoming presidential election, the former military general’s party said. Speaking to Anadolu Agency by phone, Sami Balah, Sec-Gen. of Arabism Egypt Party, said that the supreme committee of […]

11.01.2018

An Egyptian court on Wednesday slapped over 70 people with jail terms for their participation in late 2016 in “unauthorized” protests dubbed “the revolution of the poor.” A total of 71 people — all tried in absentia — were sentenced […]

05.01.2018

The Sudanese ambassador in Cairo Abdel Mohamoud Abdel al-Haliem left Cairo on Thursday evening after the Sudanese Foreign Ministry decided to recall him for consultations, according to the Sudanese official news agency. The decision came following denials from the Egyptian […]

03.01.2018

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zaid on Wednesday described the new “united Jerusalem” law — which will make it more difficult to change Jerusalem’s status or boundaries — as a violation of international legitimacy on Jerusalem. Late Monday, the […]

31.12.2017

Al Bawaba has had an eventful 2017 covering news stories from the Middle East and world wide. From Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital ending decades of peace talks to Saudi’s monumental changes in law and practice meant to […]

30.12.2017

Ten people were killed Friday, as militants opened fire on the Mar Mina Church in the Helwan suburb south of Cairo and attacked a Copt-owned shop, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement. Eyewitnesses said that the attackers started […]