Israel and Egypt plan to boost gas exports to Europe under an agreement signed during a Cairo visit Wednesday (15 June) by the European Commission president as the bloc seeks to wean itself off Russian gas.
The Egyptian president has called for EU support for his country’s position on the ‘existential’ Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam as the two sides look to step up political and economic relations against the backdrop of Russia’s war in Ukraine.
Israeli and Arab partners convened for a rare summit in Israel on Sunday (27 March) attended by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who sought to reassure the US allies over Washington's diplomacy with Iran.
One major lesson is emerging from the war in Ukraine: any complacency vis-à-vis authoritarian regimes is a risky game. Dictators and autocrats only understand the balance of power they end up establishing writes Mounir Satouri.
Ethiopia began producing electricity on Sunday (20 February) from its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), a multi-billion-dollar hydropower plant on the River Nile that neighbours Sudan and Egypt have worried will cause water shortages downstream. After flicking a digital switch...
An international rights watchdog Tuesday urged the European Union not to launch a proposed joint bid with Egypt to lead a global counter-terrorism body, deploring the North African nation's treatment of critics.
An Egyptian-mediated truce between Israel and Hamas took hold on Friday (21 May) after the worst violence in years, with US President Joe Biden pledging to salvage the devastated Gaza Strip and the United Nations urging renewed Israeli-Palestinian dialogue.
The UN Security Council was due to hold an emergency meeting Tuesday (18 May) amid a flurry of urgent diplomacy aimed at stemming hostilities between Israel and armed Palestinian groups that have left over 200 dead.
Ethiopia said Wednesday (7 April) it would not be deterred from impounding water at its Nile mega-dam, sparking new warnings from downstream countries Sudan and Egypt, which are worried about their water supply.
This week on EURACTIV’s Yellow Room, we are talking about the EverGiven cargo ship blocking Egypt’s Suez Canal for nearly one week, the impact this had on transport and the economy before it was freed on Monday.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry acknowledged Sunday (14 March) that diplomatic contact had been established with Turkey but warned full ties would depend on "a real change in Turkish policy", state media reported.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned Saturday (6 March) against Ethiopia continuing to fill its Nile dam, on his first visit to Sudan since the ouster of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir nearly two years ago.
Greece and Egypt are discussing the possibility of changing the route of East-Med gas pipeline in order to tackle the technical difficulties of the project as well as respond to the question of its economic viability.
The foreign ministers of Greece and the United States will meet in Vienna on Friday (14 August) to discuss tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Greek foreign ministry said, amid a dispute between Athens and Ankara over hydrocarbon resources.
Greece wants the EU to hold an emergency foreign ministers’ meeting, the prime minister’s office said Tuesday (11 August) amid a burgeoning row with Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean. Tensions were stoked Monday when Ankara sent the research ship Oruç...