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Egypt

Russia, Egypt looking to create a free trade zone - Putin
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.

12.08.2014 19:57

Putin to host meeting with Egypt’s Sisi in Moscow
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.

11.08.2014 11:09

Israel, Palestinians agree to new 72-hour Gaza ceasefire – officials
An agreement on a new Egypt-proposed 72-hour Gaza ceasefire was reached on Sunday, Reuters reported, citing Israeli and Palestinian officials.

10.08.2014 16:04

Hamas leader ‘executed’ in Gaza – reports
A former Hamas spokesperson was found dead in his apartment in Gaza. Reports claim he was executed by Hamas on suspicion of spying for Egypt.

08.08.2014 01:03

Egypt to splash out $4 billion on new Suez project
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.

05.08.2014 14:44

3-day ceasefire between Israel and Palestinians takes effect
An Egypt-mediated truce between Israel and the Palestinian factions in Gaza has begun Tuesday morning minutes after an exchange of cross-border fire.

05.08.2014 05:51

Palestinians, Israel agree to 72-hr truce
​Israel and the Palestinian factions have accepted a Cairo-mediated 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza starting Tuesday morning, according to diplomatic sources on both sides of the conflict.

04.08.2014 19:52

'If anybody is more guilty of Gaza conflict than the Israelis, it is the Americans'
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.

01.08.2014 10:56

​Libya is now officially a failed state
It is failed in the sense that it does not have a cohesive central government whose writ runs to every part of the country.

29.07.2014 11:03

​Israel and Palestine could learn a lesson from the Queen
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.

15.07.2014 13:50

Hamas ‘opposed’ to Egypt-backed peace plan, Israel considering
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."

14.07.2014 19:40

Muslim Brotherhood leader handed life sentence – on top of death penalty
​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.

05.07.2014 09:14