Egypt

Syrian refugee offers sporting chance to others in exile

A refugee story with a happy ending, with news that a Syrian former champion wrestler has opened a sports centre in Egypt offering hope to others displaced from the war-torn country.

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Egypt: UN chief and Security Council condemn attack on Sinai mosque

Secretary-General António Guterres and the United Nations Security Council have condemned “in the strongest terms” the attack on al-Rawdah Mosque during Friday prayers in the town of Bir al-Abed in North Sinai, Egypt, that left scores of people dead and wounded.

News in Brief 23 October 2017 (AM)

UN and AU underline commitment to Kenya ahead of elections

Political leaders in Kenya and their supporters are being urged to create conditions that will allow for peaceful elections later this week.

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UN Security Council strongly condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

Condemning “in the strongest terms” the terrorist attack that took place Friday in Egypt's El Wahat desert, the United Nations Security Council underlined the need to bring the perpetrators and sponsors of such “reprehensible acts” to justice.

News in Brief 13 October 2017 (PM)

Yemen cholera cases top 820,000

The number of suspected cases of cholera in Yemen is now over 820,000, the United Nations said on Friday.

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‘No room for double standards’ in combatting terrorism, stresses Egyptian President at UN Assembly

Noting that comprehensively addressing terrorism is vital for the future of the regional and international order, the President of Egypt called today for an approach to do so that is based not only on eradication of terrorism but also of its root causes, as well as challenging its supporters and those that grant it safe havens.

Egypt: UN chief condemns terrorist attack in northern Sinai

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres condemned the terrorist attack that took place on Monday on a police convoy near el-Arish in northern Sinai in Egypt.

UN condemns terrorist attack in Rafah, Egypt

Condemning yesterday's terrorist attack against a checkpoint in Rafah, Egypt, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the Security Council have underscored the need to bring the perpetrators to justice.

News in Brief 22 June 2017 (AM)

Iraqi children trapped in “endless cycle” of violence and poverty: UNICEF

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News in Brief 1 June 2017 (AM)

UN condemns killing of peacekeeper in Darfur

The UN has strongly condemned the killing of a peacekeeper from Nigeria, who was on a routine patrol in the north Darfur region of Sudan.

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