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Egypt and Sudan schedule talks following escalation of Halayeb dispute

Egypt and Sudan are scheduled to hold discussions in Khartoum in the first two weeks of April, according to a statement released on Tuesday by Egypt’s Foreign Ministry, two days after Sudan made moves on disputed territory on the Egypt-Sudan border.

UNHCR discusses establishing headquarters in Cairo with FM: sources

In a meeting with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed the commission’s desire to establish a regional headquarters in Cairo, Al-Masry Al-Youm was informed. Shoukry vowed to resume talks on the issue at a later date.

Hunger strike ‘deteriorating’ Ibrahim Halawa’s health

The health of an Irish citizen who went on hunger strike at an Egyptian prison two months ago has sharply deteriorated, his family has warned, urging authorities for his release.

Shoukry reviews Egypt’s progress in human rights

In his speech on Wednesday during the 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry talked about positive and constructive developments in Egypt in the field of human rights.