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Egypt's fostering campaign helps orphans find homes

Yasmina al-Habbal always wanted to take in an orphan but only did so last year after Egypt's government eased regulations over who could do so and campaigned to change public attitudes, enabling her to take home baby Ghalya.

Egypt and Qatar hold first meeting since accord ending Gulf row

Delegations from Qatar and Egypt met in Kuwait on Tuesday for the first time since an agreement last month to end a rift, both countries' foreign ministries said, in a further push to bury a Gulf Arab diplomatic feud with repercussions around the Middle East.

U.S. to de-link Ethiopian aid pause from dam policy

The U.S. State Department on Friday said Washington will de-link its pause on some aid to Ethiopia from its policy on the giant Blue Nile hydropower dam that sparked a long-running dispute between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan.

Egypt's Sisi offers support to Libya's new PM

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met incoming Libyan prime minister Abdulhamid Dbeibeh in Cairo on Thursday and offered his country's support in achieving stability in its troubled neighbour,‮ ‬the presidency said in a statement.

Egypt plans reopening of Libya embassy shut since 2014

Egypt is planning to reopen its embassy in Libya's capital for the first time in six years, according to Egyptian sources and Libyan officials, marking a shift to a more conciliatory approach to western Libya-based factions.