Last month, Hamas agreed to cede powers in Gaza to President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah-backed government in a deal mediated by Egypt.
Police, state-aligned media and the religious establishment all see it as a public duty to combat the ‘spread’ of homosexuality.
Since 2011, the percentage of unaccompanied children among Egyptian irregular migrants reaching Europe has been remarkably high.
The raids in central Cairo that left 10 alleged Hasm militants neutralised, indicate the insurgency’s increasing shift towards the mainland.
Two trains collided in Alexandria on Friday, killing 42 people and injuring 133 others.
The foreign ministers of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE met in the Bahraini capital, Manama, to discuss the Qatar crisis.
An official who has seen the accord said it specifies actions for Qatar and placing two US Department of Justice officials in Qatar’s general prosecutor’s office.
Egyptians are paying “blood dealers” and “traders of lives” their meagre savings to get trafficked due to skyrocketing inflation and unemployment triggered by the country’s austerity reforms.
The UAE, on its part, has labelled the Washington Post report untrue and said that four Arab powers were discussing imposing new sanctions on Qatar.
An Egyptian man stabbed two German tourists to death and wounded four others on Friday at a resort on the Red Sea, officials and witnesses said.
Tillerson met Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, to discuss Doha’s feud with four Arab states that cut ties with Qatar on June 5 over allegations it funds extremist groups
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani signed the agreement, but the four Arab states which placed sanctions on Qatar said they intend to keep close watch on its efforts to combat terrorism.
The Arab states claim that the publication of the previously secret accord between Riyadh and Doha showed Qatar broke a promise not to meddle in the affairs of Gulf countries.
The Jordanian and Kuwaiti airlines join Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airline as airlines which had the US ban from March lifted.
Islamic State militants are waging an insurgency in the rugged, thinly populated Sinai Peninsula, killing hundreds of soldiers and police since 2013.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain said the list of 13 demands was now void and pledged new political, economic and legal steps against Qatar.
The Arab countries have demanded Qatar curtail its support for the Muslim Brotherhood, shut down Al Jazeera, close a Turkish military base and downgrade its relations with rival Iran.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain were due to meet on Wednesday to decide whether to continue sanctions they imposed on Qatar.
The talk took place ahead of a meeting between the foreign ministers of the four countries, including Egypt, that have cut diplomatic and commercial ties with Qatar.
Gogia’s magic shows combined comedy, comment and humorous patter with tricks, and incorporated dancers between sets.
UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye claimed this demand of the Saudi-led coalition against Qatar was a blow against media pluralism in the Middle East.
Prisoners set to be released include a large number of youth jailed in cases involving protesting and gathering.
Such inter-communal meals are held every year, but they resonated more this year after ISIS attacks on Coptic Christians meant to stoke sectarian divisions.
With many unhappy politicians and activists calling for protests against the handover of Egypt’s islands to Saudi Arabia, police has been deployed to contain the situation.
The decision incited a lot of disapproval and has now been referred to the courts, where there is a spat regarding the jurisdiction of the treaty.
Unprecedented waves of government sponsored crackdowns have increasingly tightened the noose over the fate of the free press in the country.
The crisis among the Gulf countries, after their have isolation of Qatar, is a major diplomatic test for the US, a close ally of countries on both sides.
The Chinese foreign minister told his Iranian counterpart that peace and stability is in the common interests of the region and the international community.
The announcement increases pressure on Qatar in a diplomatic and economic campaign to isolate the small Gulf Arab state accused of supporting terrorism.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt on Monday accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and snapped off ties with the nation.
Trump’s West Asia tour has made the prospect of engagement and dialogue very remote. The region needs a strong dose of statesmanship and good sense for peace prospects to be revived.
The country is being accused of causing instability in the region due to its support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Human rights groups and activists say the law will make it harder for charities to operate. It also restricts them to developmental and social work.
The raids followed the attack on a bus of Coptic Christians going to a monastery. The Christian population continues to feel the state cannot protect them.
The latest in a series of deadly attacks on Coptic Christians in the recent months has left 26 dead and another 26 wounded.
Two security sources told Reuters the websites were blocked for being affiliated with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood or for being funded by Qatar.
Rights lawyers call the latest arrest of Khaled Ali as part of a wave of arrests of potential presidential candidates a year before the elections.
The apparently mentally unstable man, who had no bombs, was arrested after the plane landed in Egypt and told police he was not aware of what he had done.
As ISIS loses ground in other Muslim nations, a local affiliate, Sinai Province is trying to enforce strict rules of behaviour and morality for the populace.
Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said that even though the attacks were to be condemned, Egypt’s approach to combating the Islamist militants was exacerbating the problem.