Articles about Egypt from SocioLingo Africa

Foreign Secretary statement on EgyptAir flight MS804

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said: My thoughts are with the family and friends of all those missing following the disappearance of EgyptAir’s flight MS804. We are in close contact with Egyptian and French authorities and have offered the Egyptian authorities our support in their search and rescue efforts. We know that one British passport holder […]

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Ibrahim Halawa 1000 days in prison

 Ibrahim Halawa 1000 days in prison: “Release him immediately and unconditionally”, asks DROI Chair   European Parliament Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI), Elena Valenciano (S&D, ES) expresses her profound concern at Mr Halawa’s arrest, the conditions of his detention and the continued postponement of his trial and calls for his immediate and […]

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U.S. Delivers Armored MRAP Vehicles to Egyptian Military

Egyptian military vehicles Today, the first shipment of MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicles from the United States arrived in the port of Alexandria for delivery to the Egyptian military. The heavily armored MRAP vehicles are specifically designed to protect soldiers from blasts from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), landmines, and from other types of attacks. […]

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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on terrorist attacks in Egypt

The Secretary-General condemns the deadly terrorist attack against police officers in Cairo on 8 May. The Secretary-General conveys his condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Egypt. The United Nations stands firmly with the people of Egypt in their fight against terrorism. New York, 9 May 2016 Distributed by APO […]

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