Egyptian President sides with Saudi Arabia, calls on on Iran to stop meddling in the Middle East, but stresses he is against war. By Elad Benari –Arutz Sheva Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi on Wednesday called on Iran to stop "meddling" in the Middle East, but stressed that he does not want war and believes
Abbas sees Sisi as a kindred spirit, but that does not mean that Sisi will fulfill his requests. By Dr. Mordechai Kedar -Arutz Sheva Rabbi Eliezer is quoted in the Talmudic Tractate Bava Kama (82:b) as saying: "It is not surprising that the starling chose to visit the raven, because they are of the same species,"
For the first time in over three years, Egypt will be stationing an ambassador to Israel in Tel Aviv. Ambassador Hazem Khairat landed in Israel last week and will take the position to the head the Egyptian Embassy in Tel Aviv. Former president Muhammad Morsi removed the previous Egyptian ambassador in protest of
It has been four years since hundreds of thousands of Egyptian protesters gathered in the capital’s Tahrir Square in a popular uprising that ousted then-president Hosni Mubarak. Like the majority of Egyptians living under Mubarak’s 30-decade rule, Egypt’s Coptic Christians, who account for estimated 10 percent of the country’s 85 million population, demanded change.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s decline of President Obama’s invitation to attend a summit next week in Washington D.C. is the most recent skirmish in U.S.-Egypt relations. Sisi will not be attending the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, al-Hayat newspaper reported on Tuesday. After the military’s takeover following mass protests in 2013, Egyptian authorities cracked-down
A new Egyptian cabinet will sworn in on Tuesday after the previous government resigned following Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi’s landslide victory in May presidential elections. Outgoing Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy is to be replaced by a former ambassador to Washington, Sameh Shoukri, state media reported. Sisi, who led last year’s ouster of former
Officials in the office of Egypt’s top prosecutor say 13 men have been referred to trial for sexually assaulting women during a public rally, in what was possibly first implementation of tough new legislation against rampant sexual violence, according to the Associated Press. See more: Seven arrested after Egypt sex assault video The
newly sworn-in president on Wednesday apologized in person to a woman who was sexually assaulted by a mob during weekend celebrations marking his inauguration. State television showed a visibly moved Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visiting the woman in a Cairo hospital. “I have come to tell you and every Egyptian woman that I am
Residents from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul fled in the thousands on Tuesday toward the Kurdish city of Erbil as the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) gain control over more key points of the city. With the continuing deterioration in security, the mayor of Ninveh province called on the Kurdish Peshmarga
Saudi Arabia was once a haven for Muslim Brotherhood leaders who fled persecution in Egypt, Syria, Jordan and Iraq. Now the Saudis are pouring money into Sisi's regime in order to destroy them. When the revolt against Mubarak broke out towards the end of January 2011, it was expected that the Muslim Brotherhood (MB)