Egypt treads carefully as Gaza broker

A long-standing mediator, Egypt is manoeuvring between Israel and the Palestinians to negotiate a durable truce to violence that has flared in the Gaza Strip in recent months – but with utmost discretion. Deadly clashes since protests began along the … read more

Salah statue in Egypt leaves fans scratching their heads

A statue intended to pay homage to Egyptian hero Mohamed Salah has been ridiculed for barely resembling the Liverpool forward. The bronze figure, unveiled in Sharm el-Sheikh, depicts Salah in his familiar celebratory pose with both arms held aloft and his palms facing the sky. The … read more