Det er kommunestyre- og fylkestingsvalg 14 september i år. I den forbindelse er det anledning for stemmeberettigede å avgi forhåndsstemme ved norske utenriksstasjoner. For Egypt er det mulig å avgi stemme ved ambassaden i Kairo eller ved konsulatene i hhv Alexandria og Port Said. Forhåndsstemmegivningen utenriks vil foregå i perioden 1. juli – 4. september 2015. Hvordan forhåndsstemme?...

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Utenriksdepartementet fraråder alle reiser til eller opphold på Sinai, med unntak av Sharm El Sheikh. Utenriksdepartementet fraråder reiser til eller opphold som ikke er strengt nødvendig til det øvrige Egypt, med unntak av Kairo og Alexandria og strekningen mellom disse byene, turist-områdene ved vestsiden av Rødehavet (inkludert Hurghada) og Nildalen mellom Luxor og Abu Simbel samt reiser...

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‘The conviction of three Al Jazeera journalists is a step backwards for freedom of expression in Egypt,’ said State Secretary Bård Glad Pedersen.

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‘I condemn the bomb attacks in North Sinai yesterday, in which at least 30 people were killed and many injured. Most of the casualties were Egyptian soldiers. The bombings are the latest in a series of serious terrorist attacks that have taken place in Sinai and the rest of Egypt over the last year. Our thoughts and sympathies are with those who have lost loved ones in yesterday’s attacks,’ sai...

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Foreign Minister of Norway, Børge Brende, visited Cairo on January 8 to discuss the follow-up of the Cairo Conference on reconstructing Gaza and the political and security situation in Libya and the region.

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Utenriksdepartet endret reiserådet for Egypt 1. april 2015. I tillegg er artiklene på hjemmesiden vedrørende reiseinformasjon oppdatert. Du finner reiserådet og artiklene på denne siden

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‘Norway condemns in the strongest possible terms the abhorrent killings committed in the name of the terrorist group ISIL in Libya. Our condolences and deepest sympathy go to the families of the deceased, to Egypt and the Egyptian people. The Coptic Christians are an integral part of Egyptian society,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Representatives from the Nordic tour operators (Apollo/Falk Lauritzen, TUI Nordic, Colona Divers, Atlantis Rejser, SAS Airline, Galaxia Tours and ZEKRI Tours) and representatives from the Nordic Embassies (Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland) met on 22nd January 2015 for the annual conference on crisis/emergency management and consular affairs.

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Press conference after Cairo International Conference on Palestine

A total of USD 5.4 billion in assistance to Palestine was pledged at the international donor conference for Gaza and Palestine. ‘This solid result demonstrates massive international support for the Palestinian people. It sends a strong signal that the world is standing together to rebuild Gaza. We expect that Israel will do its part to reverse its access restrictions on Gaza, so that the...

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