The Egyptian foreign minister says his country’s attitude toward the ongoing deadly conflict in Syria differs from that of Saudi Arabia, which has been supporting militant groups fighting to unseat the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has named five former army generals as new provincial governors as part of appointments that increase the influence of military and security figures on crucial bodies.
Egypt, one of the two Arab countries that have public diplomatic relations with Israel, has censured Tel Aviv’s recent decision to construct several hundred new illegal settler units in the occupied Palestinian lands.
Egyptian security forces have conducted a series of fresh raids against the hideouts of militants in the North African country’s restive Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 58 terrorists over three days.
The head of the Greek air safety authority says debris found near a Greek island in the Mediterranean does not belong to a plane, as investigation continues in the aftermath of an EgyptAir plane crash.