Erdogan: EU member states insincere

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned an EU summit with Arab League nations, calling the EU "insincere" for displaying amiable behavior in Egypt which had executed nine men a few days earlier. …

Arab League accuses Iran and Turkey of meddling

Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit accused Iran and Turkey of meddling in the Middle East conflicts. "We [together with the European Union] are sharing concerns over the ongoing military …

'Arab NATO' discussed in Washington

The United States hosted consultations on the political and security pillars of the Middle East Strategic Alliance, also known as the 'Arab NATO', in Washington yesterday.  Senior officials from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, …

Egyptian fishermen released from Iran's custody

Five Egyptian fishermen were released from Iran's custody after they entered Iranian territorial waters, Egypt's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Hafez said. The spokesperson clarified that the legal …

Russian and Egyptian Presidents hold talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi for talks focusing on ways to boost trade between the two nations. The two leaders have developed a close personal …

Japan, Egypt to work to bring stability to Middle East

Japan and Egypt agreed Friday to work to bring stability to the Middle East, where civil war continues in Syria and tension has risen with the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. As the Mainichi writes in an article " …