Conferences & Events
Fahmy: “Egypt to Acquire Modern Russian Arms”
Egypt is interested in enhancing its cooperation with Russia and plans to purchase modern Russian-made military equipment, the country's former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nabil Fahmy (photo) told Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency
Egypt Considering Bigger Role for Military Courts
Egypt is considering expanding the jurisdiction of military courts and displacing thousands of residents to enlarge a military buffer zone near the border with the Gaza Strip following an attack on Security Forces in the area.
Navy Chief: Egypt Keeping Close Eye on Yemen
Egypt is closely following up on conditions in Yemen and is prepared to deal with any eventuality, announced Chief of Naval Forces for the Egyptian Navy Vice Admiral Osama El-Gendy.
Egypt Arrests Cell Recruiting ISIS Fighters
Egyptian Security Forces have arrested four suspected members of a militant cell recruiting fighters for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in Syria.
Egypt President Gives Army Control over Weapons Imports
The Egyptian President has amended a law, giving the country’s Army control over weapons and ammunition imports, the Associated Press reported (AP).
U.S. to Deliver 10 Apache Helicopters to Egypt
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Egyptian Defense Minister Colonel General Sedki Sobhy Saturday to confirm the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt to support Cairo's counter- terrorism efforts,
Egypt, Russia Seal $3.5 Billion Arms Deal
Russia and Egypt have reached a preliminary deal for Cairo to buy arms worth $3.5 billion from Moscow, Interfax news agency quoted the Head of a Russian state arms agency as saying on Wednesday.
Arab League Vows All Needed Measures Against ISIS
Arab League Foreign Ministers agreed on Sunday to take all necessary measures to confront Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants and cooperate with all international, regional and national efforts to combat militant groups, Reuters
Egypt Army, Bahrain Firm Win Suez Project
Egypt has chosen a consortium that includes the Egyptian Army and Bahrain-registered engineering firm Dar Al-Handasah Shair and Partners to develop an industrial and logistics hub in the Suez Canal area.
Russia, Egypt to Expand Military Cooperation
Russia and Egypt have agreed to expand military cooperation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after talks with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
Egyptian, Russian Presidents to Meet in Moscow
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi headed to Russia early Tuesday to meet with his counterpart Vladimir
DCNS to Supply 4 Corvette Frigates to Egypt
France has secured its first major military contract in Egypt in about 20 years with a 1 billion euros ($1.35 billion) deal to sell four naval frigates, a French diplomatic source said on
Egypt Orders 8 New Airbus C295 Tactical Transports
Egypt has ordered eight more Airbus C295 transports in a deal which will take its fleet to 20 and makes it the biggest customer for the market-leading tactical airlifter.
Egypt Requests US Personnel Support Services
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt for personnel support services and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $69
Egypt Transfers Al-Arish Port in Sinai to Armed Forces
Egypt has transferred the assets of the Al-Arish port in the Sinai Peninsula from a civilian-run agency to the Armed Forces, citing national security reasons in an area where militant attacks have increased in the past
Former Egyptian Army Chief Officially Declared President
Egypt’s former Army Chief Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi won 96.9% of the votes in the recent presidential election, the Presidential Election Commission said on Tuesday, almost a year after he overthrew former Islamist President Mohammad
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