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EEUU amenaza a Egipto con sanciones si adquiere los aviones rusos Su-35

EEUU ha amenazado con imponer sanciones a Egipto si el país sigue con sus planes de comprar aviones de combate a Rusia. Según los informes publicados en el Wall Street Journal el jueves, el secretario de Estado, Mike Pompeo, y el secretario de Defensa, Mark Esper, enviaron cartas de advertencia ...

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Manifestantes en Egipto piden la dimisión de Sisi

Los enfrentamientos estallaron el sábado por la noche en Suez, Egipto, entre la policía y los manifestantes que, por segundo día consecutivo, desafiaron la prohibición de protestar contra el régimen y exigieron la partida del presidente Abdel Fattah al Sissi. “Había unas 200 personas” en el centro de Suez, dijo ...

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Iran president underlines Russia’s key role in nuclear deal survival as Putin stresses support

Iran president underlines Russia’s key role in nuclear deal survival as Putin stresses support       Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Russia plays a key role in maintaining the nuclear deal Tehran signed with major world powers in 2015 after US withdrawal from the agreement. Rouhani made the remarks in a meeting ...

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Egypt Opens Gaza Border for Month of Fasting

Egypt Opens Gaza Border for Month of Fasting Local Editor In a rare and unexpected decision, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi announced opening the Rafah crossing with Gaza for a month, allowing Palestinians to cross during the holy period of Ramadan, the Muslims’ month of fasting. The decision to keep the ...

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Jerusalem’s Status May Be Determined Only Based on International Law, Egypt’s President Says

The legal status of Jerusalem may be determined only based on international law and the UN Security Council resolutions, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said at a joint press conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Cairo on Monday. “The legal status of Jerusalem may be determined only based on ...

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Russia, Egypt working on deal to use each other’s air bases

Russia and Egypt are set to finalize a deal allowing both countries to use each other’s air space and air bases for their military aircraft. The Kremlin published on Thursday a draft of the military deal which is to be finalized between the two countries. The draft agreement, signed by ...

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Three militants killed, 74 arrested in Egypt’s raids in Sinai

Egyptian military has launched a major counter-terrorism operation in the restive Sinai Peninsula, killing three militants and arresting 74 others. Military spokesman Colonel Tamer el-Rifai said Thursday that a number of raids had been carried out on the hideouts of militants in Sinai earlier in the day. He said the ...

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Egypt’s criminal ex-security chief advising Saudi crown prince: Report

Egypt’s former security chief during the Mubarak-era, notorious for his track record of brutality and use of torture, has been reportedly serving as an advisor to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman amid Riyadh’s mass purge of the country’s royals and top businessmen. The news comes following reports that as ...

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Egyptian warplanes destroy 10 arms-loaded vehicles of militants on Libyan border: Army

Egypt’s military says its warplanes have destroyed 10 arms-loaded off-road vehicles belonging to terrorists as they were attempting to infiltrate into the African country through its porous border with volatile Libya. “The forces detected and pursued 10 four-by-four vehicles loaded with amounts of weapons, ammunition and smuggled material at the western borderline,” ...

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Hamas hands over Egypt border crossing to Palestinian Authority: AFP

Hamas handed over control of the Gaza Strip’s border with Egypt to the Palestinian Authority on Wednesday, an AFP journalist said, in a first key test of a Palestinian reconciliation accord agreed last month. (AFP) — Nazmi Muhanna, the Palestinian Authority’s top official for border crossings, formally received control of the ...

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