Intensified efforts needed to end Middle East conflict, Egypt tells UN debate

Egypt’s Foreign Minister today issued a call at the United Nations for stepped-up efforts to end the Middle East conflict, accusing Israel of prolonging negotiations for the sake of it and carrying out actions that prevent a solution from being reached.

Ban discusses Egypt’s democratic transition process with Foreign Minister

Egypt’s transition to democracy following the ouster of the regime of Hosni Mubarak was among the issues discussed in a meeting between Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the country’s Foreign Minister on the margins of the annual United Nations General Assembly.