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President Muhammad Mursī on Wednesday (November 14) issued a decision withdrawing Egypt’s ambassador to Israel after flagrant Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. [Amānī Mājid, Bāsil Yusrī and Khālid al-Asma’ī, al-Ahrām, Nov. 15, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
Security experts have requested that the new American and Israeli Ambassadors to Egypt be rejected by the Egyptian authorities.
Dr. Saʿd al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, director of the Ibn Khaldūn Centre, traveled to Israel to participate in a symposium on Egypt organized by the Tel Aviv University. Dubbed ‘Political Upheaval in Egypt: A History Reconsidered’, former ambassador to Israel in Egypt and currently teaching at the Israeli...
Israeli media reported that the Jerusalem City Council approved a budget allocation of 700,000 shekels for the restoration of a balcony in the Dayr al-Sulṭān church in Jerusalem.  The site was closed by authorities after one of the stones fell from the balcony of the church.
The Iraqi Red Crescent Association has revealed that its has obtained information that ISIS is transporting Yazidi and Christian women to an unknown place to sell them as slaves.
In my article yesterday, we concluded the need to distinguish between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism, which is necessary, and even inevitable, explaining that what Egyptian MP ʿAbd al-Raḥīm ʿAlī was exposed to by the French press and some of its writers is rather a distortion of the Egyptian...
 Criticizing the attack on the chairman of the Egyptian media portal ‘al-Bawāba’, Egyptian columnist Muḥammad ʿAlī Ibrāhīm writes on two subsequent editions: Part 1of 2 French newspapers and websites launched a frenzied campaign against Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm ʿAlī, chairman of al-Bawāba newspaper and...
Two Air Sinai’s airplanes with 322 Christians aboard left Cairo’s International Airport in direction of Jerusalem. The purpose of the trip is to visit the holy places to perform religious rites during the Holy Week and Easter Mass.
Thirty-eight years ago, on a brown table with gold edges in a government hall in the heart of the U.S. capital, Washington D.C., President Anwar al-Sādāt was signing the peace treaty with the Israeli entity on the 26th of March, 1976. With this, he signed off on a reality that has yet to...
Egypt's president, 'Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi, denounced the Al-Aqsa Mosque incidents, describing these as “regrettable”, and noted that what is happening around the Mosque has created an “unnecessary situation”.
A report by Al-Dustūr newspaper questioned the recent statements and the decision by the Egyptian Government to backtrack from building the bridge of “King Salman” in Sharm Al-Sheikh. 
Israeli Army Radio said that Egypt's Ministry of Education has included a new chapter on the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty to schools syllabus.  According to the Israeli medium, the chapter dealing with the Camp David signed agreement between the two countries has been described in a matter-of-...
The historical ban of the Coptic Orthodox Church on its followers from visiting the holy sites in Jerusalem has recently witnessed a significant change, as Copts continue to visit and defy the ban which includes excommunication and thousands of annual trips are made during Easter holiday from Cairo...
A delegation of Israeli industrialists paid a visit to Cairo last week, to boost the bilateral economic ties between Egypt and Israel. The visit comes in the framework of an international conference on trade zones and marks the first such visit in nearly a decade. The Israeli “Yedioth Ahronot”...
President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi met with editors-in-chiefs of state-run newspapers Al-Ahrām, Al-Jūmhūryia, and Akhbār al-Yawm to outline in detail the tenets of Egypt's foreign policy on the basis of various principles that may explain the reason behind Egypt's intensified efforts during the last...
Over six days, the world followed the news of the Egyptian-Israeli war through newspapers and radio stations; reflecting differently and according to media outlets selected to get information, the public opinion in the West was very much affected by a press that was not in consensus on this war, as...
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In this press conference, the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, ʿAmrū Muḥammad Mūsā, talks about the-then upcoming MENA Conference in Cairo and the recent developments in the Middle-East peace process.Side A:
The Foreign Minister states that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s newly...
Background: In a press conference after the Israeli military operation in South Lebanon in 1996, President Mubārak’s advisor Usāma al-Bāz comments and states his country's stance on the matter. He also responds to the questions of journalists and reporters from all over the world on the other...
ʿAmru Mūsā; an Egyptian politician and diplomat who holds the position of Secretary-General of the Arab Leagueand plays a pivotal role in negotiations around most of the major disputes in the Arab world. Such negotations are in regards to the disputes between Morocco and Algeria over Western Sahara...

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