Egypt to Restore Flights to Russia Really Soon?

Egypt to Restore Flights to Russia Really Soon?

Moscow suspended flights to and from Egypt after an Airbus A321 plane en route from Sharm El-Sheikh to St. Petersburg crashed on the Sinai Peninsula as a result of an explosion on board on October 31, 2015.   The incident was subsequently qualified by Russia as a terrorist act, killed all 224 people aboard and Daesh claimed the responsibility for the attack.     Russia suggested a joint […]

Greece To Replace the Egyptian Diplomatic Mission in Qatar

Greece To Replace the Egyptian Diplomatic Mission in Qatar

  Yesterday, Egypt among at least seven other states, severed its diplomatic ties with Qatar. This means that the Egyptian diplomatic mission in Qatar will no longer be there to represent, nor look after Egyptian nationals currently residing in Qatar.   The spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Abu Zeid, announced that his […]

Saudi Arabia Receives a Diplomatic Apology from the UK

Saudi Arabia Receives a Diplomatic Apology from the UK

Britain just sent an official apology to express their regret to Saudi Arabia. Why, you say? That weird incident that took place last Thursday. Major General Ahmed Al-Asseri, the spokesman of the Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen, was in a visit to London with Deputy Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman. While entering an office in […]

5 Misconceptions about Being a Diplomat

5 Misconceptions about Being a Diplomat

  Diplomats like to point out all the difficulties they face in their jobs, even as they lounge about on their million dollar yachts flitting from one wonderful destination to another. Their main concerns are which outrageously expensive tuxedo/dress they will wear to tonight’s gala. They comment that the weather isn’t just right, even as […]