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Egypt and Qatar agree to resume diplomatic ties, Cairo says

Egypt and Qatar have agreed to resume diplomatic relations, the Egyptian foreign ministry said on Wednesday, making Cairo the first to officially do so...

Egypt follows Gulf allies in reopening airspace to Qatar

Egypt reopened its airspace to Qatari flights on Tuesday and will allow the resumption of air traffic between the two countries as part of...

First locally built Gowind corvette joins Egyptian Navy

Alexandria Shipyard has delivered the first locally built Gowind 2500 corvette, ENS Port Said, to the Egyptian Navy. The handover ceremony took place at Alexandria...

Egyptian Navy receives Italian frigate

The Egyptian Navy has taken delivery of the first of two FREMM frigates from Italy, with the Al Galala arriving in Egypt at the...

Egypt requests countermeasures, targeting pods from the US

Egypt has requested the sale of a Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) system for head-of-state aircraft and Sniper targeting pods from the United States...

Egypt unveils Temsah 4 APC

Egypt has unveiled the latest version of its Temsah (Crocodile) armoured personnel carrier (APC), the 4x4 Temsah 4. It was inspected by President Abdel Fattah...

Eastern Libyan force says it intercepted Turkish ship

Eastern-based Libyan forces have intercepted a Turkish ship under a Jamaican flag heading to the port of Misrata in western Libya, their spokesman said...

Egyptian rights group head hopes release will help other prisoners

The head of a leading Egyptian human rights group who was held for two weeks on terrorism charges said on Saturday he hoped that...

Egypt frees members of leading rights group

Egyptian authorities released on Thursday three members of a leading human rights organisation following widespread international criticism, the group said. Security services detained the three...

Rise in executions in Egypt in past two months – Amnesty

Egypt executed 57 men and women in October and November, nearly double the 32 people reported in the whole of 2019, Amnesty International said...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...