Israel on Saturday indicated that it may be scaling down its military offensive in Gaza and heading for a unilateral withdrawal as its troops pulled out from certain parts of the coastal strip, even as the Jewish state decided against attending fresh truce talks in Cairo.
Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas called on Israel to stop its ground operation in the Gaza Strip, saying it would cause more bloodshed and complicate efforts to end the conflict, Egypt`s official MENA news agency reported.
Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi on Monday asked people to support a recent decision to raise petrol prices, saying it is only with their participation that the government can accomplish the toughest tasks.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said he "wished" the three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists including an Austrailian were deported and not put on trial, conceding that the high profile case had been damaging for the country.
Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday said he "wished" three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists including an Australian had not been put on trial, conceding the case had been damaging, a newspaper reported.
Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday a referendum on the independence of Iraq`s Kurdish region would lead to a "catastrophic" break up of the country, which is facing an onslaught by Sunni Islamist militants.
Egypt`s Muslim Brotherhood called for a `day of anger` Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the military overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi, which unleashed a violent crackdown that all but crushed the Islamists.
Four small bomb blasts wounded at least five people in Cairo during the morning rush hour on Wednesday, security sources said, the first such casualties in the capital since Abdel Fattah al-Sisi became president this month.
Eight people were hurt in northern Cairo when homemade explosive devices blew up at four metro stations and a courthouse on Wednesday morning in the first attacks in Cairo since Abdel Fattah al-Sisi became president earlier this month.