Egypt and the countries of the Customs Union are looking into creating a free trade zone, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the Black Sea city of Sochi.
Presidents Vladimir Putin and Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi will meet in Moscow to discuss cooperation between Russia and Egypt, as well as the urgent issues such as the Gaza crisis and the situation in Iraq and Libya.
Egypt is planning to build a new Suez Canal alongside the existing waterway, as part of a multi-billion dollar project to invest in port and shipping infrastructure. This will be a vital source of hard currency to the Arab country.
Israel gets signals from the US that it can do whatever it wants, so Tel-Aviv keeps refurbishing its weapons so that it could kill more Gazans, independent researcher and writer Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich told RT.
In April of this year, Queen Elizabeth did something extraordinary. The British Monarch hosted a state dinner for the Irish President, Michael D. Higgins, at her Windsor Castle home and invited a stellar list of luminaries to sit.
Hamas says it’s likely to reject an Egyptian ceasefire proposal for the current Israel-Gaza conflict. The militant group said it had not officially received the text of the agreement, but believed it to be "an initiative of kneeling and submission."
The leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Badie, has been sentenced to life in jail by an Egyptian court for inciting violence following the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. Badie already faces the death sentence in two other cases.