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”Return to status quo not an option for Gaza”, says Department for International Development
International community representatives at the Gaza Reconstruction Conference in Cairo called Sunday for a lasting solution to the Gaza conflict to avoid another turn in the cycle of destructive conflict. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi reiterated Egypt’s support for Palestine as he opened the conference, emphasising to Israel that it is “time to end the conflict”. …
Egypt and Norway are co-hosting the conference in conjunction with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Middle East Quarter envoy Tony Blair, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon among the attendees.
British PM urges Al-Sisi to “ensure human rights are respected in Egypt in the fight against extremism”
Egypt joins international chorus to end “violence, terrorism and extremism” in Libya
After seven leading Muslim Brotherhood leaders announced on 12 September that they would depart their longtime ally, Qatar, diverse scenarios were raised as to the reasons behind the decision, including how it would affect the group, future whereabouts and whether the Egyptian authorities will hunt them down in their new locations. Contradictory statements The …
Hamas claims victory, Israel claims military pressure forced Palestinian factions into agreement
UK minister says security measures encourage British tourists to visit Egypt
Hammond meets Al-Sisi and Egyptian counterpart in Cairo to discuss Israeli offensive in Gaza, other regional issues
Egypt and Kuwait coordinate ahead of emergency Arab League meeting in Cairo
Diplomats discuss Gaza crisis calling for return to November 2012 ceasefire
New ambassador “proud” to lead embassy “at this vital time”
Egyptian president and UK official address security and threats of terrorism, Al-Sisi receives letter from the British PM
White House says it is looking forward to working with Egypt’s new president, but also shared concerns
By Dr Cesar Chelala The decision by US District Court Judge Gladys Kessler determining that the US military can force-feed a Syrian detainee at the US prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is a well intentioned but wrong decision. It allows the US government to continue a criminal practice that has been widely condemned by medical professionals and …
The Christian Sudanese woman, who was sentenced to hang, was incarcerated with her 20-month-old toddler according to rights activists, and gave birth this week to another baby in jail.
Facebook said the performance of the initial group of video ads in the United States has been strong, but declined to elaborate.
Foreign minister concluded his London visit on Wednesday afternoon after meeting with his UK counterpart
Muslim Brotherhood describes foreign minister’s London visit as “ineffectual”
Terrorism and Middle East peace process top foreign minister’s agenda in London
Prosecutor general orders appeal for all 528 sentenced in Minya on Monday
The British decision to launch an investigation into the Muslim Brotherhood and its alleged links with radical militancy has sparked widespread controversy. Many people are justifiably surprised by the sudden decision and the possibility that it is politically motivated by Saudi pressure. However, more alarming is the comment made by the Brotherhood’s most senior leader in the …
Should investors in the east care about a potential housing bubble in the west?
Cairo court upheld conviction of revolutionary activists Maher, Douma, and Adel on Monday amid wide condemnation from political parties, rights groups and foreign governments
Egyptian government praised the investigation into the Brotherhood’s “philosophy, activities and impact”, while Brotherhood condemned “coup” government’s efforts to “falsify facts”
Two incidents of sexual assault on tourists occurred in March, both in Sharm El-Sheikh
Two Sharm El-Sheikh hotel licences revoked, suggestion of a “black list” for people involved in harassment cases
Reuters – Oil and gas producer BG Group has begun offering voluntary redundancy to staff at its British headquarters, the company said, as it seeks to reduce headcount and trim costs. BG Group has been hit by lower than expected production rates, having downgraded output forecasts several times over the past two years, and is …
The iPad 4 is available at $399 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and $529 for the 16GB Wi-Fi + cellular model at the four major US carriers – AT&T Inc, Sprint Corp, T-Mobile US Inc and Verizon Communications Inc.
Ukraine’s parliament on Friday appealed to the United States and Britain to uphold a 1994 pact signed with Russia that guaranteed the country’s sovereignty in return for it giving up is Soviet nuclear arsenal