Finnish minister Sudan mission

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Pekka Haavisto will visit Sudan and several countries of the Red Sea and broader region over the course of the next weeks to discuss the situation in Sudan. He has received a mandate from the EU top diplomat Federica Mogherini to reach out, on behalf of the European Union, on both…

Egypt undertakes counter-terrorist raid

Egypt authorities accuse Hasm group ( Arabic: حسم‎), which emerged in 2016, deriving from the of the banned Muslim Brotherhood. The oldest Islamist movement of Egypt denies the allegations and insists it seeks change through peaceful means only. The Interior ministry said in a statement announced by state TV channels that its national security forces had information that leaders of…

Egypt: Giza tourist bus explosion

A device went off close to the Giza Grand Museum fence as the bus was passing. Explosion hits tourist bus near #Giza pyramids#Egypt pic.twitter.com/QY0Dx6ru8o — Ruptly (@Ruptly) May 19, 2019 It is not yet known who was behind the bombing but Islamist militants have attacked tourists in Egypt in the past. #Breaking An explosive device…

Lavrov accuses NATO in destruction of Libya

Russia’s top diplomat Sergey Lavrov underlined that the cause of the Libyan crisis today lies in NATO’s actions back in 2011. He pointed out that, since then, Libya has become a failed state and a ‘black hole’ for terrorists, arms trafficking and illegal migrant flows. FM #Lavrov: Long-lasting crisis in #Libya is a direct result…

Bomb explosion at Cairo Coptic Church

A policeman perished, while attempting to defuse a bomb outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt, security officials said. Police officer killed defusing bomb near #Cairo church pic.twitter.com/wfBjTSuGWv — Ruptly (@Ruptly) January 6, 2019 Late Mustafa Abid was reportedly a specialist in mine clearance. The explosion injured two other officers and one pedestrian. The device…

40 alleged terrorists killed in Egypt

Egyptian security forces eliminated 40 alleged terrorists in raids in the Giza and North Sinai regions according state media, a day after four people were killed in a tourist bus explosion next to Great pyramids #Egypt's Interior Ministry says it killed 40 #terrorists planning attacks during #Christmas celebrations – Politics – Egypt – Ahram Online…

Two dead in terrorist attack in Egypt

According to the information of the Interior ministry two people died instantly, and 12 others were wounded in touristic bus explosion in Egypt. Among victims tourists from Vietnam and China. The incident took place next to a popular site of Great Pyramids of Giza. BREAKING: Roadside explosion hits bus near pyramids in #Cairo #Egypt, reportedly…

Egypt Coptic Christian attack as “reminder” of security challenges

‘Today’s attack on a bus of Coptic Christian pilgrims in Minya, Egypt has again exacted a toll of civilian deaths and injuries. It is a stark reminder of the security challenges that Egypt is facing” – the European External Action Service spokesperson said. Following today’s attack on Coptic Christian pilgrims in Egypt, the EU expresses…

EU expects Egypt to respect fundamental freedoms

“With the new presidential mandate starting, we reiterate our support for Egypt’s sustainable stability, social and economic reforms as well as development, building on the ongoing constructive dialogue under our joint Partnership Priorities” – the European External Action Service (EEAS) reacted. With the new presidential mandate starting, we reiterate our support for Egypt’s sustainable stability,…