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Arab League, Algeria discuss preparations for upcoming Arab summit

Arab League, Algeria discuss preparations for upcoming Arab summit

Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, has held talks with Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra, which touched on various Arab and regional issues, as well as preparations for the upcoming Arab summit in Algeria. A statement issued by the General Secretariat of the Arab League, on Sunday, stated that the meeting comes within …

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Egypt, France discuss bilateral relation, regional issues

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry held a telephone call, on Thursday, to his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian, during which they discussed a number of issues of common interest. The call dealt with the developments in Tunisia’s political situation, in light of the great interest the two countries attach to this issue. They …

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls illuminated in Egyptian flag to mark 23 July Revolution anniversary

The world-famous Niagara Falls, located on the US-Canadian border, was illuminated in the colours of the Egyptian flag, on Friday evening, to mark the 23 July Revolution anniversary.  The illumination in the Egyptian colours has taken place for the second consecutive year, at the initiative of the Egyptian Embassy in Canada Ahmed Abu Zeid, Egypt’s …

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Al-Aqsa Mosque

Egypt condemns Israeli violations of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned, on Sunday, the renewed violations in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound by Israeli extremists under the protection of Israeli forces. Ahmed Hafez, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, affirmed Egypt’s complete rejection of the violations. He also recalled that Egypt has always warned against harming Islam’s third holiest site, which …

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Arab League holds expanded meeting with mission heads

Arab League, Greece sign agreement to strengthen joint relations

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit received, on Tuesday, Greece’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias at the headquarters of the pan-Arab organisation in Cairo. The two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that reflects the depth of Arab-Greek relations, and the desire to advance and diversify the areas they deal with. According to …

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Egypt’s FM calls on Israel to end current stalemate with Palestinians

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry met, on Sunday evening in Brussels, with his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid. During the meeting, Shoukry noted the importance of removing the stalemate between the Palestinian and Israeli sides, in order to launch a just and comprehensive negotiating process. This is based on international references and relevant United …

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