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The officials also discussed terrorism amid a split Libya
By Dr. Bjørn Lomborg There was a time when we worried about a “population explosion”, with ever more people fighting over ever fewer resources. Yet, the population growth has decreased since the late 1960s, and resources have not run out. There are still population problems, but the two main ones are likely different from what …
By Dr. Bjørn Lomborg Climate change has certainly received immense exposure among the most eminent issues of the 21st century so far. The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon argues that it is “an existential challenge for the whole human race”. On the other hand, when over seven million people were asked by the UN what …
Terry Larson arrived in Cairo to discuss Egypt’s campaign towards a non-permanent seat in the UN Security Council
Robert Serry arrived in Cairo to discuss potential resumption of Palestinian-Israeli peace talks
The United Nations figures point to 136,717 refugees registered with the organisation in Egypt.
Expected on list include Ahmed Douma, Mohamed Soltan, Sanaa Seif, Yara Sallam
Through work by five photographers, the exhibition explores a side of refugees’ lives in Egypt
Shoukry stressed risk of third intifada as a result of “provocations” in Palestinian territories
UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs praised Egypt’s attempts to ease tensions between Palestinians and Israelis
13-year-old girl died during FGM operation, father and doctor are accused on the case
Al-Sisi and President of Equatorial Guinea also discuss economic relations
Award-winning, Cairo-based CIHRS says human rights organisations face ongoing threats
The camp attempts to provide a platform for young Egyptians to communicate their understanding of the term Social Justice
95% of women between 18-28 suffered from verbal, physical harassment in the street, 52% think the way they’re dressed is reason
Salva Kiir held closed talks with his Egyptian counterpart Saturday, with both countries signing several agreements on future cooperation
Fair highlights the organisation’s achievements in Egypt
UN members call for amendments to Protest and NGO Laws
British embassy urges Egyptian government to follow UK recommendations in Geneva
UN states question Egypt on rights of assembly and association, torture, gender rights, and application of constitution
“No progress has been made” in Egypt’s compliance with United Nations commitments, say human rights organisations
Government and Brotherhood looking to score political points, rights groups to show reality, says analyst
International community reiterates call for ceasefire, backs political dialogue
Shooting of Orwa Hammad is the second by the IDF in the West Bank in eight days
Libyan government orders military to retake Tripoli, calls for civil disobedience in capital
By Amr Khalifa Sometime last week, on the Ismailiyia-Cairo highway, there was a man hung by rope from a billboard. Painful, but precise, the image rendered an imperfect Egyptian economic/political landscape. That postcard of desperation was the furthest thing from the minds of Sisi supporters at the other end of the world at the UN. …
The country’s last membership in the Security Council was in 1997.
68% of Egyptians knew of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s visit to the United States, while 32% where unaware of the visit.
85% of those who knew about the visit saw that it improved Egypt’s image in front of the world, while 5% didn’t think it made a difference, and 10% were unsure.
The two sides also discussed the humanitarian conditions inside Syria and Iraq “amid the rising influence of terrorist organisations there”
Turkish president has illusions of restoring the Ottoman Empire, says Egyptian foreign ministry