Gulf Crisis: Egypt ends visa-free entry for Qataris

The Egyptian foreign ministry Monday announced it would impose entry visas as of July 20 on Qatari nationals wishing to visit Egypt as anti-Qatar countries tighten grip around the tiny gas-rich country. “It does not make sense to keep making Read more

KSA: King Salman and al-Sisi discuss strategic relations

Abdelfettah al-Sisi of Egypt arrived in Riyadh on Sunday in honor of King Salman’s invitation and they would be discussing “regional and international issues of common interest.” The invitation was made in March on the sidelines of the Arab Summit Read more

Palestine: Abbas, Sisi discuss conflict with Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo for discussions reportedly centered on the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian territories and general developments in Palestine ahead of the Arab Summit scheduled to Read more

Egypt: Leaked Phone Calls between President Sisi and Foreign Minister Make Waves

Private telephone conversations between President Sisi and his Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry were aired on Mukameleen television; a Turkish based channel that has close ties with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood of Egypt. Five separate conversations allegedly had the two officials Read more

Egypt wants OIC Secretary General Corrected for Insulting, Mocking Sisi

The Egyptian government and parliament voiced their anger at the remarks made last week by Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Madani who addressed Tunisian President as Beji Caid ‘al-Sisi’ instead of ‘Essebsi’ during a conference Read more

Libya: Cairo Endorses Haftar’s Oil Crescent Takeover

The Egyptian foreign ministry Friday expressed Egypt’s support for Marshal Khalifa Haftar as it welcomed the Libyan army veteran’s takeover of the Libyan oil crescent, controlled by the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA). Haftar’s forces [Libyan National Army] had Read more

Egypt: Cairo Lambasts UK Asylum Guidance for Muslim Brotherhood Members

Egypt’s Foreign Minister and the Egyptian parliament, leaned towards President al-Sisi, have criticized the United Kingdom’s readiness to grant asylum to members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood if they are able to prove that their lives are at risk. Foreign Read more