Sudan military ruler arrives in Egypt on first trip abroad since war began. Aug 29 (Reuters) - Sudanese military ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan met his Egyptian counterpart on Tuesday in his first trip abroad since the April outbreak of war in Sudan, a day after rejecting calls for fresh negotiations
Tens of buses were seen lining up on the Argeen Egypt-Sudan border crossing as the waiting times increased with the rising influx of Sudanese fleeing the fighting.
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Recent reports suggest that LGBTQ people in Egypt are increasingly being targeted digitally. But activists and observers say that the crackdown is, in fact, systemic.
Iraq's government is going after what it calls "decadent content" on social media. Users of TikTok, Instagram and other platforms who are found to breach "morals and traditions" can now be jailed. The campaign was announced in January and so far, a dozen people have been arrested. Our correspondent Marie-Charlotte Roupie reports.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry's visit comes after a deadly earthquake rocked Syria, killing thousands. Damascus has been politically isolated in the region since the start of the Syrian Civil War 12 years ago.
Award-winning French journalist Samuel Forey joins us for Perspective to discuss his newly-released book, which retraces six years of reporting from the Middle East. He tells us more about why he decided to become a war reporter and also reacts to the devastating twin earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.
A tomb believed to date back some 3,400 years ago, to the same dynasty of the boy king Tutankhamun, was discovered in Egypt. It was badly worn by flooding in ancient times.
19 Nov 2022
Armen Georgian's panel of MEPs debates whether the EU's climate goals at Sharm el-Sheikh are ambitious enough, and whether the EU is stepping up when it comes to climate finance and loss and damage for poorer countries. The panelists also ponder how the EU might make its own energy policy more efficient and cohesive.
13 Nov 2022
The COP27 UN climate summit began on Monday in the Red Sea town of Sharm el-Sheikh, in the hope of averting the worst impacts of climate change. World leaders, policymakers and delegates from nearly 200 countries have gathered to discuss the future of the planet.
13 Nov 2022
Starting on November 6, Egypt will host the COP27 climate change conference. Nearly 100 heads of state are expected in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Egypt itself has been experiencing first-hand the effects of climate change, as a lack of water threatens agriculture. The waters of the Nile, a symbol of prosperity in Egypt since ancient times, are no longer enough to support the needs of a growing population. Our correspondents Edouard Dropsy, Justine Babin and Matthew Thompson report.
10 Nov 2022
Detained pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah has been refusing to eat or drink. His family now says Egyptian authorities have placed him under "medical supervision."