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Egyptian, Russian leaders agree to intensify efforts to settle Libyan crisis
Cairo, Dec 26 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed on intensifying joint efforts to settle the Libyan crisis.
2021-12-26
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egyptian cabinet holds 1st meeting in new capital
Cairo, Dec 24 (IANS) The Egyptian cabinet held its first meeting in the New Administrative Capital, as part of the government's gradual transition to the new capital by the end of December.
2021-12-24
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Suez Canal revenue hits record high in 2021
Cairo, Dec 20 (IANS) The revenue of Egypt's Suez Canal reached a record high of $6 billion in 2021, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Osama Rabie said in a statement.
2021-12-20
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
EgyptAir to resume direct flights to Toronto
Cairo, Dec 19 (IANS) EgyptAir has announced the resumption of direct flights between Cairo and Toronto after the Canadian government lifted its travel ban on Egypt and several African countries.
2021-12-19
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison
Cairo, Dec 19 (IANS) An Egyptian court sentenced acting leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group Mahmoud Ezzat, along with other co-defendants, to life in prison over charges for espionage with the Palestinian Hamas movement.
2021-12-19
Category: International, Egypt,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Arab League, IAEA officials discuss Iran, Israel nuclear issues
Cairo, Dec 17 (IANS) Arab League (AL) Secretary General, Ahmed Aboul-Gheit has discussed in Cairo with the visiting International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General, Rafael Mariano Grossi, the nuclear issues in Iran and Israel, according to the AL's statement.
2021-12-17
Category: International, Egypt,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Egypt, Saudi agree to boost cooperation in maintaining regional security, stability
Cairo, Dec 17 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry and his Saudi Arabian counterpart, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud have agreed to boost cooperation in maintaining regional security and stability.
2021-12-17
Category: International, Egypt,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Egypt approves Covid-19 booster shots
Cairo, Dec 17 (IANS) Egypt has approved the administration of a third Covid-19 vaccine booster shot for those who received their second shot at least six months ago, according to a statement by the country's government.
2021-12-17
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine,Politics
2nd phase of Egypt's Gaza reconstruction plan underway
Cairo, Dec 14 (IANS) The second phase of an Egyptian reconstruction plan to help rebuild the Gaza Strip following the enclave's destruction caused during the 11-day offensive earlier this year, is underway.
2021-12-14
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Two 2,500-year-old tombs uncovered in Egypt
Cairo, Dec 6 (IANS) A Spanish archaeological mission discovered two adjacent tombs in Egypt's Minya Governorate dating back to the Saite Dynasty (664 BC-525 BC), the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in Cairo announced.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Egypt,International
Vax centres set up at Cairo metro stations
Cairo, Nov 15 (IANS) The Egyptian has set up new vaccination centres at metro stations across the capital Cairo to allow more people to take Covid-19 vaccines and ease pressure on medical facilities.
2021-11-15
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine
Egypt, Israel amend security agreement, allow more troops along borders
Cairo/Jerusalem, Nov 9 (IANS) The militaries of Egypt and Israel have agreed to amend security agreements and the latter has consented to increase Egyptian army presence in the Rafah area on the Jewish state's southern border.
2021-11-09
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt's President talks with Iraqi PM over phone
Cairo, Nov 8 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi made a phone call to Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi to check on him following "the heinous assassination attempt" that targeted the Iraqi official earlier on Sunday, said the Egyptian presidency.
2021-11-08
Category: International, Egypt,Diplomacy,Politics
Egypt to move govt to new administrative capital in Dec
Cairo, Nov 4 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has instructed the government to move offices to the new administrative capital.
2021-11-04
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt signs 7 grant agreements with US worth 125 mn US$
Cairo, Nov 2 (IANS) Egypt has signed seven grant agreements with the United States, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), worth 125 million US$ as part of the joint economic relations program between the two countries.
2021-11-02
Category: International, Egypt,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Egyptian President urges developed nations to fulfil annual 100 bn US$ pledge to face climate change
Cairo, Nov 2 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Monday that developed countries must fulfill their long-standing pledges to provide 100 billion US$ per year to developing countries to face climate change.
2021-11-02
Category: International, Egypt,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Egypt receives new shipment of donated Chinese Sinovac vaccine
Cairo, Nov 2 (IANS) Egypt received a new shipment of donated Chinese Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine, the Chinese Embassy in Egypt said.
2021-11-02
Category: International, Egypt,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Egypt receives 1st shipment of Moderna Covid vax
Cairo, Nov 1 (IANS) Egypt has received the first shipment of the Covid-19 vaccine produced by US drugmaker Moderna, the Ministry of Health and population said in a statement.
2021-11-01
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine
Libya's Joint Military Commission holds talks over withdrawal of foreign forces
Cairo, Oct 31 (IANS) Libya's 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) has launched a new round of UN-sponsored talks in Egypt's capital Cairo to discuss plans for the pullout of foreign forces.
2021-10-31
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Archaeologists discover interior of ancient tomb at Egypt's Saqqara necropolis
Cairo, Oct 31 (IANS) An archaeological mission from the Cairo University has discovered the interior of a tomb at the Saqqara necropolis near Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said in a statement.
2021-10-31
Category: International, Egypt,Art/Culture/Books
In a first, Egypt appoints nearly 100 women as judges
Cairo, Oct 20 (IANS) Nearly 100 women have taken the constitutional oath and become the first female judges at Egypt's State Council, one of the country's main judicial bodies.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Egypt,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Egypt, S.Sudan leaders discuss bilateral ties, regional issues
Cairo, Oct 11 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and his South Sudan counterpart President Salva Kiir held intensive bilateral talks to enhance bilateral relations at the political, economic and security levels.
2021-10-11
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt, Palestine discuss peace process
Cairo, Oct 7 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi held a phone conversation with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the peace process between Palestine and Israel.
2021-10-07
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt frees 3,886 prisoners on war victory occasion
Cairo, Oct 7 (IANS) Egypt's Prisons Authority released 3,886 inmates on the occasion of the 48th anniversary of the 1973 Arab?Israeli War, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.
2021-10-07
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Ethiopia to close Embassy in Cairo over economic reasons
Cairo, Sep 27 (IANS) The Ethiopian Embassy in Cairo will suspend its work starting in October for three to six months due to economic reasons, announced the Ethiopian Ambassador to Egypt Markos Tekle Rike.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Want to see Dalit CM in Uttarakhand: Harish Rawat
Luxor (Uttarakhand) Sep 22 (IANS) After a Dalit Chief Minister in Punjab, Congress General Secretary and Chairman of the campaign committee Harish Rawat said that he wants to see a Dalit as CM in Uttarakhand which goes to the polls early next year.
2021-09-22
Category: International, Egypt,National,Politics
Ancient ritual tools unearthed in Pharaonic site in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 19 (IANS) Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed ancient tools once used in religious rituals at a temple site in Kafr el-Sheikh province north of the capital Cairo, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said in a statement.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Egypt,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Egypt to help Libya to prepare for Dec polls: Prez
Cairo, Sep 17 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said his country will provide all necessary requirements to help Libya prepare for the elections scheduled for December.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egyptian Prez, Israeli PM discuss bilateral ties, Palestine
Cairo, Sep 14 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and visiting Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett discussed the developments of bilateral relations in various fields, as well as the Palestinian issue, according to authorities in Cairo.
2021-09-14
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egyptian universities vaccinate students, staff
Cairo, Sep 6 (IANS) Egyptian universities have started to vaccinate employees in the education sector, teaching staff and students above 18 against Covid-19 pandemic ahead of the new academic year that begins next month.
2021-09-06
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine
Egypt hosts multi-national military drill
Cairo, Sep 3 (IANS) Egypt is hosting the 'Bright Star' joint military drill with 21 countries after a one-year delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the army said in a statement.
2021-09-03
Category: International, Egypt,Defence/Security,Politics
Egypt signs $4bn contract for 1st electric train line
Cairo, Sep 2 (IANS) Egypt has signed a contract to establish the first line of the electric express train in the country, which will link the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, according to a government statement.
2021-09-02
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Arab League chief urges accelerating efforts to form cabinet in Lebanon
Cairo, Aug 29 (IANS) The Cairo-based Arab League's (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit has called for accelerating efforts to form a cabinet in Lebanon that will implement the necessary reforms immediately.
2021-08-29
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Remains of Greco-Roman town unearthed in Egypt's Alexandria
Cairo, Aug 28 (IANS) An Egyptian archaeological mission has unearthed remains of a residential and commercial town dating back to the Greco-Roman era in the coastal city of Alexandria.
2021-08-28
Category: International, Egypt,Art/Culture/Books
Egyptian FM urges dialogue to end Algeria-Morocco rift
Cairo, Aug 28 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has urged for a dialogue to end the recent diplomatic rift between Algeria and Morocco.
2021-08-28
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
43-mn-yr-old whale named after Ancient Egyptian god
Cairo, Aug 26 (IANS) A semi-aquatic whale that lived about 43 million years ago was named after Anubis, the Ancient Egyptian god of death, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Cairo said in a statement.
2021-08-26
Category: International, Egypt,Human Interest/Society
Egypt sends military plane to evacuate citizens from Afghanistan
Cairo, Aug 25 (IANS) Members of the Egyptian community, Al Azhar mission, and the Egyptian embassy staff in Afghanistan returned home safely on Tuesday, state-run MENA news agency reported.
2021-08-25
Category: International, Egypt,Diplomacy,Politics
Egypt seeks to revive Palestine-Israel peace talks
Cairo, Aug 22 (IANS) Egypt is attempting to break the peace stalemate and revive negotiations between Palestine and Israel via intensifying contacts with both sides, said political experts.
2021-08-22
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Container ship Ever Given crosses Suez Canal for return trip
Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS) The Panamanian-flagged and Japanese-owned ship Ever Given has crossed the Suez Canal for the first time since it blocked the vital waterway for six days in March, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said in a statement.
2021-08-21
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
5 killed in building collapse in Egypt
Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS) Five people were killed and two injured after a five-floor building collapsed on Friday in downtown Damanhur city in Egypt's Beheira Province, state-run Ahram Online reported.
2021-08-21
Category: International, Egypt,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Egyptian army kills 89 extremists in North Sinai
Cairo, Aug 1 (IANS) The Egyptian Army said on Sunday that it has recently killed 89 "highly dangerous extremists" in the country's North Sinai province.
2021-08-01
Category: International, Egypt,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Egypt slams violations by "Israeli extremists" against al-Aqsa Mosque
Cairo, July 19 (IANS) Egypt has condemned the "renewed violations by Israeli extremists" against the al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem.
2021-07-19
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Arab League chief 'disappointed' over Lebanese PM-designate's resignation
Cairo, July 16 (IANS) Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit expressed "great disappointment" over the decision by Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri to step down.
2021-07-16
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt's tourism sector recovers by 40% amid precautions
Cairo, July 15 (IANS) The Egyptian tourism sector has recovered by 40 per cent amid Covid-19 precautionary measures, eyeing a further improvement after more countries lift lockdowns and travel bans, a top official said here.
2021-07-15
Category: International, Egypt,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Egypt welcomes Russian flight resumption to Red Sea resorts
Cairo, July 9 (IANS) Egypt has welcomed on Russia's decision to lift a ban on charter flights to the African country's Red Sea resorts after around six years of suspension, the Foreign Ministry in Cairo in a statement.
2021-07-09
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt adds 28 more countries to e-visa portal
Cairo, July 9 (IANS) Egypt has added 28 additional countries to its e-visa portal for tourists, raising the total number to 98 in a bid to attract more visitors, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said in a statement.
2021-07-09
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt accuses Ethiopia of shirking obligations toward Nile dam issue
Cairo, July 7 (IANS) Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel-Ati has accused Ethiopia of shirking its obligations towards the Nile dam issue.
2021-07-07
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Arab League calls for more efforts to hold Libyan polls on schedule
Cairo, July 6 (IANS) The Cairo-based Arab League (AL) has called on the Libyan political parties to exert more efforts to overcome obstacles and hold elections on schedule in December this year.
2021-07-06
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt inaugurates largest naval base
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated the country's largest naval base in the nortwest coast of Gargoub, a government statement said.
2021-07-04
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Arab League eyes more European support for Palestinian cause
Cairo, June 21 (IANS) Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, Secretary-General of the Cairo-based Arab League (AL), held talks with a top European Union (EU) official, during which they discussed the decades-long Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Egypt,Politics