Egypt officially withdraws from UN global grain agreement

Cairo officially withdrew on Tuesday from a decades-old UN grain treaty, over a year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threw the supply of staple wheat imports to...

Palestinian parties call on Egypt to alleviate suffering of Rafah passengers

Palestinian parties in the Gaza Strip have called on the Egyptian authorities to reopen the Rafah crossing in North Sinai, as it was before, and to alleviate...

Israel-Palestine war: Egyptian activists call for ‘convoy of conscience’ to break Gaza siege

Union organisers say Sisi's government 'has not done its best' to challenge the Israeli blockade on Gaza and assert its sovereignty over the Rafah border crossing