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The US secretary of state and foreign ministers from Europe and the Middle East have met in the French capital to discuss ways of ending the war in Syria. All calls for a stop to the fighting have so far failed
Shoukry asserted Egypt’s tendency to support “national opposition” in media interviews, despite Al-Sisi’s previous support for Al-Assad’s Syrian army
Troops loyal to President Bashar Al-Assad are about to score one of their biggest victories in the country’s war
Egypt has no detainees who are accused of freedom of expression, but rather of criminal activities, says Shoukry
Dar Al-Ifta’s terrorism observatory says Libya will likely be a springboard for Islamic State after Syria
France has called for an urgent session in the UN security council in light of the latest developments in Syria
The position of besieged rebels looks precarious as Syrian forces press into opposition held areas of Aleppo
Egypt is unlikely to send troops to Syria, says Al-Sisi
Trump’s strategies will completely unfold when he takes office in January, says Al-Sisi
Caught between the burdens of alienation and homesickness and the growing pains of integration is how Arab dreamers live in Europe
Egypt supports the new Saudi secretary general of the OIC, saying he has sufficient experience to face challenges
The US president-elect’s view of the Syrian conflict has remained one of his few consistent positions.
In a letter to the newspaper, Kamal said that Egypt did not block the French resolution
The Guardian said that Iran demanded Egypt and Iraq’s participation; both countries known for pro-Al-Assad stances
Egypt hasn’t publicly supported any of the political factions in Syria
The talks were conducted in the presence of ministers from countries that have a direct influence in Syria
The talks held in Lausanne came one week after the UN security council failed to adopt peace resolution
The president also discredited reports about Egypt supporting Ethiopian opposition groups
Egypt received condemnations from Saudi Arabia and Qatar for voting in favour of the Russian resolution
It seems that nearly seven years after the 25 January Revolution, some forces, elites, and platforms still have not absorbed the learned lessons. They have not given themselves the chance to reconsider their options in terms of dealing with the developments of the Egyptian political situation, as well as its security and objective aspects. Moreover, …
French chief of command expected to visit Cairo in few weeks
Deciding who will lead the United Nations after Ban Ki-moon is a complex and convoluted process. Mats Berdal tells DW that the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine mean politics will likely play a big role in the decision.
All parties betting on winning the military battle in Syria will lose, says Al-Sisi
Egypt’s call for Israel to push forward the peace initiative is linked with its own interests
The US-Russia brokered ceasefire could be extended for a further 72 hours, but Moscow has warned the US to press rebels to end ceasefire violations. Humanitarian aid for the city of Aleppo has still not been delivered.
The ceasefire in Syria remains shaky as the delivery of humanitarian aid appears to be held up by bureaucracy. UN Syrian envoy Staffan de Mistura blamed the government for sabotaging the shaky truce.
The ceasefire deal led by the United States and Russia on Sunday aimed to stop hostilities between the Syrian government and rebel factions. Syria’s second largest rebel group, Ahrar Al-Sham, has rejected the deal.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad vowed to regain control of the entire country, just hours before an internationally brokered truce was due to start. The strongman added some of his opponents still clung to “fantasies.”