Egypt

‘My mother’s body was left by smugglers in the desert’

World
David Turner

Desperate to escape Sudan’s war, people have told the BBC how they have handed over their precious savings to unscrupulous people smugglers-cum-gold ...

Walled site grows at Egypt border near Gaza

World
David Turner

Egypt has built more than 3km of wall in the past week in addition to further clearance of a large area next ...

US envoy to visit Egypt, Israel for hostage talks, official says

Politics
Amanda Smith

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Middle East envoy Brett McGurk will travel to the region this week for continued talks on securing the ...

Egypt won’t let anyone enter from Gaza

World
David Turner

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has called on the Israeli authorities to allow the population crammed into the south of the ...

Israel’s defense chief says military ‘thoroughly planning’ offensive in crowded Gaza border town

World
David Turner

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s defense minister on Friday said Israel is “thoroughly planning” a military offensive in the southern Gaza ...

Egypt builds wall near Gaza Strip as Israeli offensive on Rafah looms

World
David Turner

World News Israel-Hamas war By Melissa Koenig Published Feb. 16, 2024, 10:58 a.m. ET Egypt is building its own border wall with ...

Satellite images show construction on Egypt’s border

World
David Turner

Satellite images appear to show extensive construction work in progress along Egypt’s border with Gaza, which reports claim is being carried out ...

A goal for Netanyahu, a red line for Egypt

World
David Turner

A narrow buffer zone between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, the “Philadelphia Corridor” has come under increasing scrutiny as Israel plans a ...

Cease-fire talks press on amid Rafah fears

World
David Turner

Biden pushes for a ‘sustained period of calm’ between Israel and Hamas President Joe Biden said the U.S. is working on a ...

Egypt is threatening to void its decades-old peace treaty with Israel. What does that mean?

World
David Turner

JERUSALEM (AP) — It was a warm handshake between the unlikeliest of statesmen, conducted under the beaming gaze of President Jimmy Carter. ...