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Last week, Siwa’s citizens gathered in “Eid El-Solh” (the reconciliation festival), a cultural festival in which the whole community attends to announce the start of a new year with nothing but peace and serenity amongst people.
For 12 years, it has been under the supervision of the ministries of culture, tourism, and foreign affairs, in cooperation with the cultural development fund.
As a writer on human rights issues, I do not lack reasons for concern. Nowadays, in many countries, human rights are abused, and violence strikes in one of its multiple forms. Although writing topics are plentiful, this situation is especially upsetting for anybody who yearns to live in a peaceful world. At such moments, when …
How did this turnaround, which some are calling historic, come about?
Kushner said in interview that US peace plan will be presented with or without Abbas
Upcoming Cairo meeting to push forward Palestinian reconciliation as Palestinian cabinet convenes in Gaza for first time since 2014
No way to achieve peace in an environment of violence, says Trump
Despite reportedly being on top of the summit’s agenda, the issue was barely addressed directly
During the visit, Pope Francis will meet with Al-Sisi, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, and Egypt’s Pope, says presidency spokesperson
The visit aims to enhance co-operation and discuss other regional issues
Rebels in Sanaa have dismissed a UN proposal to end fighting in their country. The plan, which had been accepted by the government, was no more than a “media stunt,” they said.
Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry heads to Ramallah on Wednesday, to deliver a verbal message from President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to the president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas. The ministry said on Tuesday that Shoukry will also hold discussions with Abbas, prime minister Rami Hamdallah, foreign minister Riyad Al-Maliki, and other top Palestinian officials. …
The 2002 Arab initiative ‘still has all elements for a comprehensive settlement’, says Saudi foreign minister
The PLO appreciates Al-Sisi’s initiative to achieve Palestinian unity as the main keystone to peace in the Middle East, says spokesperson
Approximately 90% of the public hospitals in Egypt are ill-equipped for several interdependent reasons, says syndicate
The resolution is a message to all Syrian sides to stop the war, says John Kerry
Kobler was appointed on 17 November, replacing Bernardino Leon
Al-Sisi puts Palestinian-Israeli conflict at heart of the issue, but prospects for negotiations are dim
The two leaders discussed views on regional and international issues in a phone call
Syrian refugees are so anxious for the brutal civil war to end, one exclaimed: “If God let the war end tomorrow, we would walk barefoot back home.” Nikki Gamer, of Catholic Relief Services, just met Syrians displaced in Lebanon and Jordan. She says: “They want the violence to stop. And they want to return to …
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has called of a peace process with Kurdish militants. He also encouraged parliament to strip politicians with links to "terrorist groups" of immunity. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was impossible to continue a peace process with Kurdish militants. "It is not possible for us to continue the peace process with those who threaten…
Turkey has belatedly entered the international battle against the "Islamic State." However, the country needs to fight more than IS in order to ensure peace and stability at home, DW's Seda Serdar writes. Following the July 20 attack on Suruc that killed 32 people, Turkish officials finally decided to take a strong military action against the "Islamic State" (IS). The…
UN brokered peace talks stall
Commenting during a religious forum in Abu Dhabi, Gomaa also accused Iran of imposing influence on other countries
Meanwhile, UN claims “important progress” in Libyan peace talks
Talks will include Arab financial safety nets for Palestinians, says Fatah leader