Posts Tagged ‘Egypt’

UAE, Egypt racing the clock to find substitute to dying Libya warlord Haftar

  • 18 April 2018 - 10:33
UAE, Egypt racing the clock to find substitute to dying Libya warlord Haftar

The United Arab Emirates and Egypt are ramping up efforts and holding meetings inside and outside Libya with eastern tribes, including Furjan and Abidat, to find a substitute to Khalifa Haftar, the commander of the self-styled army in the eastern region. These efforts come as uncertainty is...

Al-Sisi reelected for second term by over 90% of votes: State media

  • 29 March 2018 - 20:53
Al-Sisi reelected for second term by over 90% of votes: State media

The Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected for a second four-year term, preliminary results suggest, reported the BBC.   State media said Mr Sisi had secured a landslide victory against his sole challenger, Moussa Mustafa Moussa, winning more than 90% of...

France’s embassy in Libya welcomes Cairo meeting for unity of Libya’s military institution

  • 26 March 2018 - 20:38
France’s embassy in Libya welcomes Cairo meeting for unity of Libya’s military institution

France's embassy in Libya said Monday that it welcomes the continuation of Cairo talks aiming to unify the Libyan military institution.  The embassy wrote on its Facebook page that the Cairo talks held between the Libyan factions complement and agree with the U.N.’s action plan. “Libya...

Libyan actress Nour Al-Kadiki takes a beating from Benghazi army fighters

  • 24 February 2018 - 20:34
Libyan actress Nour Al-Kadiki takes a beating from Benghazi army fighters

The Libyan actress Nour Al-Kadiki has been assaulted by a group of fighters from the so-called Libyan National Army led by Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi.   Al-Kadiki is a movie and soap opera actress who works in Libya and in Egypt and has been lately famous for a number of roles...

Egypt demands UN action against Turkey’s possible violation of arms embargo on Libya

  • 14 January 2018 - 14:37
Egypt demands UN action against Turkey’s possible violation of arms embargo on Libya

Egypt has called for an international investigation into the seizure of a ship carrying explosive materials from Turkey to Libya despite the UN arms embargo on weapons exports to the war-tron country, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said Sunday. Greece seized a Tanzanian-flagged ship heading for...

Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria support Libyan Political Agreement

  • 18 December 2017 - 12:42
Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria support Libyan Political Agreement

The foreign ministers of Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria renewed their support for the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) as a framework for a political solution in Libya. The ministers, in a statement issued at the end of their meeting on Sunday, called on all Libyan parties to uphold the interests of...

UAE on brink of deploying fighter aircraft to Libya battlefield

  • 16 December 2017 - 12:11
UAE on brink of deploying fighter aircraft to Libya battlefield

New satellite imagery from Terra Server dated September 24 and November 10 this year has shown accelerating construction on Al-Khadim airbase in Al-Marj, eastern Libya, War is Boring reported on Friday. The website added that the new images are strong evidence that the United Arab Emirates is...

Libyan Prime Minister and Al-Azhar Mosque Imam agree on awarding 100 scholarships to Libyan students

  • 13 December 2017 - 11:42
Libyan Prime Minister and Al-Azhar Mosque Imam agree on awarding 100 scholarships to Libyan students

The head of of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiz Al-Sarraj, visited the sheikh of Al-Azhar and was received by Imam Sheikh of Al-Azhar Mosque, Ahmed Al-Tayeb during his official visit to Egypt. The two sides agreed on the need to spread religious discourse, which establishes the...

Head of the Government of National Accord meets Egyptian president in Cairo

  • 11 December 2017 - 11:54
Head of the Government of National Accord meets Egyptian president in Cairo

The head of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiz Al-Sarraj met with the Egyptian President, Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi In Cairo, where they agreed to improve the prospects of comprehensive cooperation between the two countries. The meeting resulted in an agreement to establish a joint...

Palestinian President shuns meeting with U.S Vice President over Jerusalem decision

  • 10 December 2017 - 13:01
Palestinian President shuns meeting with U.S Vice President over Jerusalem decision

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence when Pence visits the region in protest over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Palestinian foreign minister said on Saturday. Violence broke out for in Gaza and in other Palestinian cities...