Egyptian FM's full statement before UNSC on Ethiopia's Renaissance dam

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 11:36 GMT

Since Ethiopia unilaterally commenced the construction of this dam, our negotiations have included numerous trilateral and bilateral summit meetings between the leaders of our three countries, Shourky says.

Egypt’s FM: Ethiopia’s GERD endangers lives of 150M Egyptian, Sudanese citizens

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 11:05 GMT

Egypt referred this issue to the UN to avoid any escalation that could be caused by unilateral actions, said Sameh Shoukry at the UNSC meeting on the GERD.

UN Security Council to hold session on GERD Monday

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 01:48 GMT

The Presidency of the United Nations Security Council, held by France this month, said an open session on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam issue will take place on Monday, June 29, Sky News reported.

What to expect after Egypt asked Security Council to intervene over GERD

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 12:52 GMT

“The Egyptian eagerness to go to the Security Council is a step that its various aspects were assessed, whether it will succeed or not,” Abu Taleb says.

GERD: Egypt’s struggle to reach ‘fair’ deal crashing into Ethiopia’s ‘intransigence’

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 06:55 GMT

After a decade of discussing technical and legal issues of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Egypt seemingly found it is time to take further steps, in a bid to bring Ethiopia back on negotiations track or at least stop it from filling the dam next mon

BREAKING: Arab League, UN urge Israel to abandon 'destructive' annexation plans

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 02:48 GMT

Aboul Gheit stressed during his statement that the annex "will destroy any prospect for peace in the future."

Sudanese Min. calls for agreement on GERD to avoid possible risks

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 02:31 GMT

The potential positive effects of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Sudan can turn into risks if no agreement on filling and operating the dam was reached, Minister of Water Resources Yasser Abbas said Tuesday.

Sudan asks UNSC to urge GERD parties to avoid unilateral actions

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 - 10:00 GMT

The Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs requested the UN Security Council (UNSC) to call on all parties engaged in the Ethiopian dam talks to refrain from unilateral measures.

FM: Egypt sent letter to UNSC on controversial Ethiopian Renaissance dam

Fri, 08 May 2020 - 12:44 GMT

Egypt discussed the necessity of Ethiopia's positive engagement in order to settle this file in a just and balanced way for the three concerned parties.

Parl't urges Libyans to support Libya's national institutions against Turkish aggression

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 - 05:37 GMT

The committee said the Turkish escalation in Libya is deemed an invasion and a violation of UN resolutions on the sovereignty of member states.

US envoy demands UN to renew arms embargo on Iran

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 - 10:24 GMT

Under the Iran nuclear deal, which the US pulled out of last year, a UN ban on weapons sales to Tehran will end in October 2020.

Egypt calls to prevent violations against children affected by armed conflicts

Sat, 03 Aug 2019 - 12:16 GMT

Egypt voiced its deep concern over the increasing number of cases of physical abuse against children, which reached more than 24,000 cases during 2018.

LNA’s Karama Operation criticize UN envoy to Libya briefing at UNSC

Thu, 23 May 2019 - 09:03 GMT

Karama accused Salamé of seeking a "failed" political agreement in Ghadames and aiming at empowering terrorist groups in the capital.

UNSC to hold meeting on Syria in late May - Russia

Thu, 09 May 2019 - 10:01 GMT

"From our point of view, we have made real progress on the formation of the [Syrian] constitutional committee," Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said.

US: Iran destabilizing region, heightens risks of arms race

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 02:48 GMT

Iran's missile program is destabilizing the Middle East and raising the risk of a "regional arms race."

UN Amb. Danon calls for action against Iranian nuclear threat

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 02:02 GMT

Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said Iran has clearly and blatantly ignored the call by the international community to cease this type of activity that violates Security Council Resolution 2231

A look at UNSC’s Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 12:22 GMT

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women will take place on November 25, 2018.

Maliki: Abbas to tender peace plan, overture at UNSC meeting

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 02:28 GMT

Abbas will tender a Palestinian peace overture and plan in his address later Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council meeting.

Qatar claims UAE violated its airspace, again

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 09:47 GMT

A second alleged United Arab Emirates military jet had violated Qatar’s airspace on January 3, Qatar said on Friday night.

Egypt voices concerns over alleged Turkish ship carrying explosives

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 09:31 GMT

Ahmed Abu Zeid, Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed concerns over the alleged explosive-loaded ship that was heading to Misurata, Libya.