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Egypt heads to Geneva II

Egypt heads to Geneva II

A picture taken on January 20, 2014 in Montreux shows the place of the Syrian opposition representative in the Syria peace conference room at the conference centre "Le Petit Palace" as part of the Montreux-Palace, the hotel that will host from wednesday the so-called Geneva II peace talks.        (AFP PHOTO/PHILIPPE DESMAZES)

A picture taken on January 20, 2014 in Montreux shows the place of the Syrian opposition representative in the Syria peace conference room at the conference centre “Le Petit Palace” as part of the Montreux-Palace, the hotel that will host

Israel changing Arab and Islamic identity of Jerusalem: Fahmy

Israel changing Arab and Islamic identity of Jerusalem: Fahmy

The Moroccan King Mohammed VI (5th from L) poses for a family picture next to Palestinian Authority president Mahmud Abbas (4th from L) at the royal palace during the al-Quds (meaning Jerusalem) Committee Meeting in Support of Middle East Peace Process on January 17, 2014 in Marrakesh. At least 15 representatives from islamic countries are expected to atten this 20th edition that was set up in 1975 to preserve Jerusalem heritage sites.    (AFP PHOTO / FADEL SENNA)

The Moroccan King Mohammed VI (5th from L) poses for a family picture next to Palestinian Authority president Mahmud Abbas (4th from L) at the royal palace during the al-Quds (meaning Jerusalem) Committee Meeting in Support of Middle East Peace

South Sudan battles rage as conflict enters second month

South Sudan battles rage as conflict enters second month

Men who claim to have deserted theSudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) sit outside a police station in Mvolo, about 120 kms (75 miles) from Rumbek in the Western Equatoria State, on Tuesday (AFP PHOTO/PHIL MOORE)

Men who claim to have deserted theSudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) sit outside a police station in Mvolo, about 120 kms (75 miles) from Rumbek in the Western Equatoria State, on Tuesday
(AFP PHOTO/PHIL MOORE)

AFP – South Sudan’s military …

UN, US, EU weigh in on Egyptian referendum

UN, US, EU weigh in on Egyptian referendum

Egyptian security forces stand guard as people queue outside a polling center before voting on a new constitution on January 14, 2014 in Cairo. Egyptians vote on a new constitution amid high security in a referendum likely to prompt a presidential bid by the army chief who overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.     (AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

Egyptian security forces stand guard as people queue outside a polling center before voting on a new constitution on January 14, 2014 in Cairo.
(AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

The United States and the United Nations have urged that authorities …

Egyptian envoy to South Sudan meets with Salva Kiir

Egyptian envoy to South Sudan meets with Salva Kiir

South Sudan president Salva Kiir  (AFP Photo)

South Sudan president Salva Kiir
(AFP Photo)

South Sudan president Salva Kiir met with Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Hamdi Sanad Loza, leader of Egypt’s delegation to the conflict-ridden country, on Friday.

The high-level Egyptian delegation was sent to …