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Egypt interested in acquiring K9 self-propelled howitzers

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The Egyptian military is considering acquiring K9 self-propelled howitzers and supporting vehicles from South Korea’s Hanwha Defence, which is exhibiting the K9 at the...

Tunisia navy rescues 487 migrants from overloaded boat

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The Tunisian navy rescued 487 migrants on Friday from an overloaded boat that ran into difficulty in rough seas in the Mediterranean as they...

Big presence for Rosoboronexport at EDEX 2021

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Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) will organize a large-scale demonstration of Russian defense products at the Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX) 2021, which will...

Paris investigates leak purporting to show Egypt misused French intelligence

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France's armed forces minister called for an investigation on Monday after a report that secret French intelligence intended to track jihadist militants had been...

Egyptian Rafale contract comes into force

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The contract for the acquisition by Egypt of 30 additional Rafale fighters to equip its air force has come into force, Dassault Aviation announced...

More than 600 migrants reach Italy by sea from north Africa

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More than 600 migrants, many of them Egyptians, arrived in southern Italy over the past 24 hours, officials said on Sunday, defying stormy winter...

US concerned about Egyptian human rights

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Top US diplomat Antony Blinken said Egypt has more work to do on human rights amid calls for Washington to take a tougher stance...

Egypt buys two ex-UK support ships

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Egypt has bought two retired Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships, Fort Austin and Fort Rosalie, in the first sale of United Kingdom naval vessels to...

Egypt’s President Sisi ends state of emergency for the first time...

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Egypt's state of emergency will be lifted for the first time in years, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Monday. Egypt imposed a state of...

Egypt, Russia holding military exercise

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Egypt and Russia are holding the Defenders of Friendship 2021 military exercise, which kicked off in Egypt on 17 October. The exercise will run to...

Egyptian victory in October 1973 war commemorated

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Military attachés on duty tours in South Africa met virtually with their Egyptian counterpart and the North African country’s ambassador this week to commemorate...

Egypt getting Searanger naval guns

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Egypt will be getting $20 million worth of Searanger 20 mm naval guns from the United States under a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract. The...

Egyptian authorities say they blocked Brotherhood financing scheme

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Egyptian authorities said on Thursday they had blocked a scheme aimed at financing the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and alleged a link to the imprisoned...

US security adviser discusses rights in visit to Egypt, official says

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US national security adviser Jake Sullivan discussed securing "tangible and lasting improvements" in human rights with Egypt's president and other top officials during a...

US and Egyptian officials discussed two-state solution, Tunisia, Sudan and more...

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White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan in talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and other officials emphasized President Joe Biden’s support for...

Former Egyptian military ruler dies

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Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, former head of the military council that ruled Egypt temporarily after its 2011 popular uprising, died at the age of...

Egypt, Libya sign co-operation agreements

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Egypt and Libya's unity government signed a series of co-operation agreements and infrastructure contracts as Cairo eyes reconstruction opportunities in its oil-rich neighbour. Though Libya's...

US to hold $130 million of Egypt’s military aid over human...

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The Biden administration will withhold $130 million worth of military aid to Egypt until Cairo takes specific steps related to human rights, a State...

Israeli prime minister visits Egypt in first official trip for a...

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An uptick in cross-border violence since late August has tested the fragile truce in Gaza. Over the past week, Palestinian militants have fired rockets...

Indian and Egyptian navies conduct exercise

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The Indian Navy’s Talwar class stealth frigate INS Tabar has conducted a maritime exercise with the Egyptian Navy’s frigate ENS Alexandria in the Mediterranean...

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