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  1. 1. news | 19 Feb 2015

    Gulf states back Qatar in row with Egypt over Libya

    By AFP

    » RIYADH - Gulf Arab states threw their support behind Qatar Thursday in a row with Egypt, which accused Doha of backing "terrorism" during heated discussions about Cairo's air strikes on jihadists in Libya.

  2. 2. news | 19 Feb 2015

    Egypt drops UN bid for Libya military intervention: ministry

    By AFP

    » CAIRO - Egypt said Wednesday a draft UN Security Council resolution on Libya submitted by Arab states makes no mention of the international military intervention against jihadists that Cairo originally proposed.

  3. 3. news | 18 Feb 2015

    Egypt pushes for UN action on Libya jihadists

    By AFP

    » CAIRO - Egypt pushed for action against jihadists in Libya ahead of a UN Security Council meeting Wednesday but faced reluctance from Western powers who stressed the need for a political solution.

  4. 4. news | 18 Feb 2015

    Egypt urges lifting embargo to arm Libya forces

    By AFP

    » CAIRO - Egypt called Wednesday on the United Nations to lift an arms embargo on Libya as Cairo pushes for greater international efforts to combat jihadists in its war-torn neighbour.

  5. 5. news | 17 Feb 2015

    Egypt pushes for UN-backed intervention against Libya jihadists

    By AFP

    » Western powers stressed the need for a political solution to the crisis gripping Libya, seemingly rebuffing Egypt's call for the United Nations to authorise military intervention in the war-torn north African state ...

  6. 6. news | 17 Feb 2015

    France, Egypt call for UNSC meet in wake of beheadings 


    Newspaper section: News

    » CAIRO/PARIS: Egypt and France on Monday urged the UN Security Council to meet and mull fresh measures against Islamic State (IS) jihadists after militants posted a video showing the decapitation of 21 Coptic Christians.

  7. 7. news | 17 Feb 2015

    France sells jets as Egypt bombs ISIS

    By AFP

    » France signed an agreement with Egypt on Monday for the first foreign sale of its Rafale fighters, in a deal boosting Cairo's military as it tackles jihadists on two fronts.

  8. 8. news | 16 Feb 2015

    France sets criticised jet sale to Egypt

    By AFP

    » PARIS - France and Egypt are poised to sign a multi-billion-euro deal for the first foreign sale of the Rafale fighter jet despite human rights concerns.

  9. 9. news | 16 Feb 2015

    Update: Egypt strikes back at jihadists

    By AFP

    » Egypt carried out air strikes against Islamic State group targets in Libya on Monday after the jihadists posted a video showing the decapitation of 21 Coptic Christians.

  10. 10. news | 14 Feb 2015

    France hails 'historic' jet sale to Egypt despite rights concerns

    By AFP

    » PARIS - France basked Friday in the "historic" first foreign sale of its Rafale fighter jet to Egypt in a contract clinched in a breakneck three months, despite criticism over rights abuses by Cairo.

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