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Egypt to end visas on arrival for Qataris

Jul 18, 2017 - 4:56 PM

The measure which goes into effect on Thursday July 20 will not include spouses of Egyptians or university students who will be granted tourist visas on arrival foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid says

World leaders bid farewell to Nobel laureate Peres

Sep 30, 2016 - 11:00 AM

3rd UPDATE Some 70 countries will be represented with the range of leaders illustrating the respect Shimon Peres gained over the years in his transformation from hawk to committed peace advocate

IN MEMORY. Israeli policewomen salute in front of the coffin of former Israeli president Shimon Peres at the plaza outside the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, on September 29, 2016 in Jerusalem, as people come to pay their respects. Photo by Gali Tibbon/AFP

Egypt foreign minister meets Israel PM in rare visit

Jul 10, 2016 - 4:49 PM

3rd UPDATE Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry says Egypt remains ready to help resolve the decades old Israeli Palestinian conflict

epa05418414 Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (L) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) during a joint brief statement to the media at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, Israel, 10 July 2016. Shoukry arrived in Israel to discuss an Egyptian initiative to resume the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. EPA/ABIR SULTAN

Canadian FM in Egypt to press for journalist's release

Jan 15, 2015 - 4:26 PM

Negotiations for the release of Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy who is in jail with two Al Jazeera colleagues are at a critical phase says Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird

JAILED JOURNALISTS. A file picture taken on June 23, 2014 at the police institute near Cairo's Tora prison shows Al-Jazeera news channel's Australian journalist Peter Greste (L) and his colleagues, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy (C) and Egyptian Baher Mohamed. File photo by Khaled Desouki/AFP