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We wanted to show the world that Egypt is not the violent, war-ridden place the media makes it out to be, says member of MUN delegation
Fighting erupted in South Sudan’s capital Juba on Monday between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and ex-rebel leader Riek Macher. Former UN diplomat Peter Schumann said this may escalate into a full-scale war.
Khattab reportedly started a tour to UNESCO member states to secure their stances
UN cultural agency UNESCO will gather in Istanbul on Sunday to review candidates to join its prestigious World Heritage List, ranging from 350-million-year old fossils to works by Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier.
The announcement goes against the Middle East Quartet’s call on Israel to cease settlement constructions
For the first time the report tackled the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
The Middle East Quartet, including the US, Russia, the European Union and the UN, has said a two-nation model is the only solution to the Palestinian conflict. However, no timelines have been fixed for negotiations.
Amr Ramadan, Chair of Delegation Egyptian said Egypt is adopting “Islamic perspective” on gay rights, describes homosexuality as “propagated by the West”
Contemporary environmental malpractices are religiously prohibited, say the scholars
As world leaders prepare for the COP22 in Marrakesh, Egypt highlights its vulnerability
The programme aims to feed 60,000 Egyptians in five governorates with the highest number of returnees
Mali’s stability is one of Egypt’s main foreign policy goals, says Amr Aboulatta
El-Shorbagy, Amin are the first Egyptians to make it to the shortlist for the high-ranking position
The UN refused a request from Saudi Arabia to reveal sources of information on the killing and maiming of children in Yemen. The UN has held the Saudi-led coalition responsible for 60 percent of kids’ deaths in Yemen.
Fijian ambassador to the United Nations Peter Thomson has been elected president of the General Assembly, promising to make the environment his priority. He narrowly defeated Cypriot diplomat Andreas Mavroyiannis.
Bahraini police have searched the home of Nabeel Rajab, taking the prominent Shiite activist into custody. The raid comes after Rajab received a royal pardon over “insulting” tweets.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has condemned the deadly Tel Aviv attack but said the cancellation of Palestinians’ entry permits may amount to collective punishment. The assault left four people dead.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has accused Riyadh of exerting “undue pressure” to get the Saudi-led battle group in Yemen deleted from a UN child violator blacklist. He says Saudi funding for millions of children was at stake.
In Cairo, the National Day celebration is an annual event organised by the Embassy of Sweden to celebrate with Egyptians the vibrant relations between both countries.
The United Nations has said it will temporarily remove the coalition from a blacklist following the deaths of hundreds of minors in Yemen last year. Riyadh had warned its inclusion may be “counterproductive” for peace.
The arrest of Press Syndicate board members has sparked widespread concerns
The United Nations refugee agency says IS has placed residents in harm’s way to try to prevent attacks on their fighters.
Monitoring places that perform FGM surgeries is a persistent problem, says researcher
Attempts to adjust Egypt’s approach to climate change have gained new ground, but is it too late?
The UN has strongly urged Iraq’s political leaders and civil society to resolve the current political deadlock.
Both the UN Environment Programme and the UN Climate Change Convention are getting new leaders. UNEP will be led by a former environment minister of Norway and UNFCCC by Mexico’s current Ambassador to Germany.
Law regulating assembly should be brought in line with the Egyptian Constitution, says EU
According to the UN, the situation in Aleppo is ‘catastrophic.’ The aid lifeline that delivers supplies to millions of Syrians is at risk of being severed because of new government airstrikes.
Fifty-four African leaders are currently in Cairo for the sixth special session of AMCEN
The project marks a bid to increase awareness on gender equality and women’s empowerment principles by supporting six agribusiness firms in Upper Egypt.