Posts Tagged ‘Egypt’

Why did gold prices in Egypt jump 10 pounds during today’s dealings?

  • 20 February 2019 - 20:07
Why did gold prices in Egypt jump 10 pounds during today’s dealings?

Gold prices jumped in Egypt during Wednesday's dealings, about 10 pounds per gram compared to the levels on Tuesday, with a higher expectation in the coming hours. The prices of 21-carat of gold were recorded at around 4:00 this afternoon, about 657 pounds, compared to 647 pounds yesterday,...

UN envoy and Egypt’s Foreign Minister discuss solution to Libya’s crisis

  • 3 February 2019 - 14:30
UN envoy and Egypt’s Foreign Minister discuss solution to Libya’s crisis

The Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, has met with the UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, in Cairo and discussed the current political deadlock in Libya. According to the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Shoukry underscored on Saturday Egypt's stance regarding the solution to the Libyan...

Egypt says carried airstrike on border with Libya, killed 8 militants

  • 2 February 2019 - 21:01
Egypt says carried airstrike on border with Libya, killed 8 militants

An Egyptian military spokesman, Colonel Tamer Al-Refai, said in statement on Saturday that eight militants were killed in an airstrike near Egypt’s border with Libya.  The spokesman added that "the militants" were plotting hostile acts against Egyptian targets, according to the...

Russia, Egypt considering solutions to Libya’s crisis

  • 30 January 2019 - 12:41
Russia, Egypt considering solutions to Libya’s crisis

Moscow and Cairo intend to step up efforts to resolve the crises in Syria and Libya as soon as possible, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday after talks between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. Sputnik reported on Wednesday...

Libya repatriates 12 children of ISIS fighters to Egypt

  • 23 December 2018 - 13:37
Libya repatriates 12 children of ISIS fighters to Egypt

Libyan authorities repatriated last Thursday 12 Egyptian minors, whose fathers were killed in the fighting between Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous Operation forces and ISIS militants in Sirte. The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday that in coordination with the authorities in Libya...

Egyptian hostages in eastern Libya freed after days of detention

  • 22 November 2018 - 17:58
Egyptian hostages in eastern Libya freed after days of detention

Egyptian workers taken hostage in Libya this week over a financial dispute between Libyan contractors and their Egyptian partner have been freed, a relative of one of the hostages said. The governor’s office in Kafr el-Sheikh, the Egyptian province the workers are from, confirmed their case...

Sudan says to soon form joint border forces with Libya, Egypt and Eritrea

  • 10 November 2018 - 16:29
Sudan says to soon form joint border forces with Libya, Egypt and Eritrea

The Sudanese Minister of Defence Awad Ibn Ouf said arrangements are underway to establish joint border protection forces with Egypt, Libya and Ethiopia. Speaking to the parliament on Wednesday, Ibn Ouf said consultations have gone a long way between the Sudan, Egypt, Libya and Ethiopia to form...

Egypt’s Al-Sisi calls for partial lifting of arms embargo on “Libyan army”

  • 6 November 2018 - 18:33
Egypt’s Al-Sisi calls for partial lifting of arms embargo on “Libyan army”

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday called for lifting the seven-year-long UN arms embargo on the "Libyan army." Al-Sisi issued his appeal at a gathering of foreign media figures held on the sidelines of the World Youth Forum now underway in the Egyptian city of Sharm el-Sheikh,...

Libya’s eastern forces apprehend Egyptian Al-Qaeda-affiliate in Derna

  • 8 October 2018 - 21:02
Libya’s eastern forces apprehend Egyptian Al-Qaeda-affiliate in Derna

The self-styled army in eastern Libya led by Khalifa Haftar has arrested an Egyptian former military officer accused of being behind a string of high-profile attacks in Egypt, according to the announcement made by Haftar's forces spokesperson Ahmed Al-Mismari. The Egyptian man named Hesham...

Sudan frees Egyptian soldiers abducted by Libya armed group

  • 31 July 2018 - 21:09
Sudan frees Egyptian soldiers abducted by Libya armed group

Sudan’s National intelligence Security Services (NISS) announced on Monday that it had freed a group of Egyptian army soldiers abducted by a Libyan militia on the border between Sudan, Libya, and Egypt. The Egyptian group of four soldiers and one officer has been captured by some outlaws on the...