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5 killed, 16 wounded in car crash in southern Egypt
Cairo, May 12 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 16 wounded on Wednesday in a crash involved a minibus and a private car at Sohag desert road in southern Egypt, state-run Ahram newspaper reported on its website.
2021-05-12
Category: International, Egypt,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Egypt, France conduct joint naval, air drills
Cairo, May 10 (IANS) Egypt and France have conducted joint naval and air drills in African country, the armed forces here said.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Egypt,Defence/Security
Egypt to produce China's Sinovac Covid vaccine in June
Cairo, May 10 (IANS) Egyptian Health Minister Hala Zayed has said Egypt will start locally producing China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine in June.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine
Egypt, Turkey to evaluate outcome of talks to mend ties
Cairo, May 7 (IANS) After a two-day "exploratory round of consultations" in Cairo, Egypt and Turkey said that they will evaluate the outcome of the talks in a bid to normalize ties after eight years of rift.
2021-05-07
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Pakistan Air Force to build new air base in Balochistan
New Delhi, May 6: The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) plans to build a new air base in Balochistan, stepping up the militarisation of the restive province. The PAF has also identified a piece of land for the air base in Nasirabad district of Balochistan.
2021-05-06
Category: International, Egypt,National
Egypt, Turkey start talks in bid to end 8-yr rift
Cairo, May 6 (IANS) Egyptian and Turkish delegations led by senior diplomats held talks in Cairo in a bid to normalise ties and end eight years of rift between the two countries.
2021-05-06
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt announces new precautions ahead of Ramadan end
Cairo, May 6 (IANS) Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has announced new precautionary measures set to last for two weeks ahead of the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
2021-05-06
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt to send medical supplies to India for fighting pandemic
Cairo, May 2 (IANS) Egyptian Minister of Health Hala Zayed announced on Saturday that 30 tonnes of medical supplies will be sent to India to help contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-02
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine,Politics
Egyptian, Libyan FMs discuss to deepen bilateral ties
Cairo, April 24 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Libyan counterpart Najla al-Mangoush on Saturday discussed ways to boost bilateral relations.
2021-04-24
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Pharaonic mummies hall at new Cairo museum opens to visitors
Cairo, April 19 (IANS) With its dark-walled and dimly-lit open rooms, the crypt-like Royal Mummies Hall at Cairo's new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) has opened to visitors for the first time, displaying 20 mummies of ancient kings and queens.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Egypt,International
11 passengers killed in Egypt train derailment
Cairo, April 19 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 98 others were wounded in a train derailment on Sunday in the Delta city of Toukh, north of the Egyptian capital Cairo, the Egyptian Health Ministry said.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Egypt,Crime/Disaster/Accident
97 passengers wounded in Egypt's train derailment
Cairo, April 19 (IANS) At least 97 people were wounded in a train derailment on Sunday in the Delta city of Toukh, north of Egyptian capital Cairo, the Egyptian Health Ministry said.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Egypt,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Qatar wants everyone at 2022 FIFA World Cup vaccinated
Cairo, April 17 (IANS) Qatar is aiming to ensure that everyone attending next year's football World Cup in the country is vaccinated against the coronavirus.
2021-04-17
Category: International, Egypt,Sports,Football
Largest dredge in M-E arrives in Suez Canal
Cairo, April 10 (IANS) The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) announced the arrival of a giant dredge, the largest in the Middle East, in te vital waterway.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Muslim Brotherhood's acting leader sentenced to life in jail
Cairo, April 9 (IANS) An Egyptian court has sentenced Mahmoud Ezzat, the acting supreme guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, to life imprisonment, which is 25 years in the country.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt unveils discovery of 3,000-yr-old 'Lost Gold City'
Cairo, April 9 (IANS) An Egyptian archaeological mission announced the discovery of a 3000-year-old "Lost Gold City" (LGC) in the monument-rich city of Luxor.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Suez Canal traffic normal despite ship's engine breakdown
Cairo, April 7 (IANS) The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said that traffic in the vital waterway remained unaffected despite a sudden break in a ship's engine.
2021-04-07
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Main hall of Egypt's NMEC open for visitors
Cairo, April 5 (IANS) The main hall of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Cairo, which contains 1,500 artefacts, has opened for visitors.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Last group of stranded ships cross Suez Canal
Cairo, April 4 (IANS) The last group of ships stranded due to the blocking of the Suez Canal by the massive container vessel, Ever Given, since March 23, have crossed the vital waterway, an official said.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt moves 22 Pharaonic mummies to new museum
Cairo, April 4 (IANS) Authorities have moved 22 Pharaonic mummies from the Egyptian Museum on Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in a festive parade known as "The Pharaoh's Golden Parade".
2021-04-04
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egyptian, Sudanese delegations to discuss Nile dam
Cairo/Khartoum, April 3 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has arrived in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), for a new round of talks with Sudanese delegation over Ethiopia's disputed Nile dam.
2021-04-03
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Massive container ship freed from Suez Canal (Ld)
Cairo, March 29 (IANS) A massive container ship which had blocked the Suez Canal since March 23 has been freed and re-floated, maritime service provider Inchcape Shipping said on Monday.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egyptian, French Presidents discuss Nile dam
Cairo, March 29 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed the controversial Ethiopian grand dam built on the Nile river, the recent developments in Libya, and counter-terrorism efforts.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egyptian, French Presidents discuss Nile dam
Cairo, March 29 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed the controversial Ethiopian grand dam built on the Nile river, the recent developments in Libya, and counter-terrorism efforts.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egyptian, French Presidents discuss Nile dam
Cairo, March 29 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed the controversial Ethiopian grand dam built on the Nile river, the recent developments in Libya, and counter-terrorism efforts.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Massive container ship freed from Suez Canal
Cairo, March 29 (IANS) A massive container ship which had blocked the Suez Canal since March 23 has been freed and re-floated, maritime service provider Inchcape Shipping said on Monday.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Death toll in Egypt building collapse reaches 23
Cairo, March 28 (IANS) The death toll in a collapse of a residential building in the Egyptian capital of Cairo has increased to 23, the civil defence service said on Sunday.
2021-03-28
Category: International, Egypt,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Egypt, US diplomats discuss revival of Nile dam talks
Cairo, March 28 (IANS) Egypt's Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Hamdi Sanad Loza held talks with US special envoy for Sudan Donald Booth on efforts to resume negotiations over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) built on the Nile River, the Foreign Ministry in Cairo said in a statement.
2021-03-28
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
321 vessels jammed around Suez Canal
Cairo, March 28 (IANS) At least 321 vessels are currently jammed around Egypt's Suez Canal as efforts are underway to refloat a giant cargo ship that has run aground and disrupted traffic on one of the world's busiest trade routes, according to a top official.
2021-03-28
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Suez Canal welcomes help from US to refloat cargo ship
Cairo, March 27 (IANS) The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said that it welcomes cooperation with the US to refloat a giant cargo ship that has run aground and disrupted traffic on one of the world's busiest trade routes.
2021-03-27
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
32 killed as 2 trains collide in southern Egypt
Cairo, March 26 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed and 66 others wounded in Egypt's southern province of Sohag when two trains collided on Friday, according to a government statement that feared the number might rise.
2021-03-26
Category: International, Egypt,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Suez Canal halts shipping
Cairo, March 25 (IANS) Egypt on Thursday announced the full suspension of shipping in the Suez Canal, where efforts are underway to refloat a giant container ship that has run aground and disrupted traffic on one of the world's busiest trade routes.
2021-03-25
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
China hands over 2nd batch of Covid-19 vaccine to Egypt
Cairo, March 24 (IANS) China handed over the second batch of Covid-19 vaccine donation to Egypt.
2021-03-24
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine
Egypt announces new archaeological discovery
Cairo, March 14 (IANS) Egypt's Tourism and Antiquities Ministry has announced the discovery of a number of ancient churches and rooms in the Bahariya Oasis, southwest of Cairo.
2021-03-14
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt, Sudan hope for binding deal before Nile dam filling
Cairo, March 12 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi held talks with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok here, where they agreed to intensify coordination over the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile river.
2021-03-12
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
20 killed, 24 injured in fire at Egypt clothing factory
Cairo, March 12 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and 24 others wounded on Thursday as a massive fire engulfed a four-story clothing factory in Egypt's El Obour city, north of Cairo, according to a statement of the Qalyubia province.
2021-03-12
Category: International, Egypt,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New Egyptian capital will mark birth of new state: Sisi
Cairo, March 10 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said that the inauguration of the New Administrative Capital (NAC) and the relocation of the government's headquarters to the new city will mark the "birth of a new state".
2021-03-10
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
52.7% Israelis vaccinated against Covid-19; Oman to administer 2nd jabs
Cairo, March 6 (IANS) The number of people vaccinated against Covid-19 in Israel has surpassed 4.9 million, or 52.7 per cent of its total population. Meanwhile, the Omani health authorities announced that the second doses of Covid-19 vaccines will start to be administered from Sunday.
2021-03-06
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine
Egypt starts vaccination for elderly, patients with chronic diseases
Cairo, March 5 (IANS) Egypt started vaccinating elderly people and patients with chronic diseases against Covid-19, the Egyptian cabinet said in a statement.
2021-03-05
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine
Shotgun World Cup: Women 'trap' silver, India finish with 2 medals
Cairo, March 4 (IANS) India's women's trap team trio Kirti Gupta, Manisha Keer, and Rajeshwari Kumari won a silver on the concluding day of the year's first International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Shotgun stage, going down 4-6 to Russia in the final.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Egypt,Sports,Other Sports
Shooting World Cup: India miss podium finish in mixed trap event
Cairo, March 3 (IANS) India's Rajeshwari Kumari and Lakshay Sheoran entered the third and final qualifying round of the trap mixed team competition at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Shotgun stage in second position. But both then shot rounds of 21 each to eventually finish sixth and outside the medal matches.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Egypt,Sports,Other Sports
Egypt, Sudan voice concern over Nile dam filling
Cairo, March 3 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Sudanese counterpart Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi stressed that Ethiopia's possible second phase filling of the Nile dam unilaterally would pose a direct threat to water security of the two nations.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt, Spain hold joint naval exercise in Red Sea
Cairo, Feb 21 (IANS) Egyptian and Spanish naval forces held joint military drills in the Red Sea, Egypt's armed forces said in a statement on Saturday.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Egypt,Defence/Security,Politics
4 Sudanese killed, 46 injured in bus-truck crash in Egypt
Aswan (Egypt), Feb 18 (IANS) At least four Sudanese were killed and 46 others injured in a bus-truck accident in southern Egypt on Thursday, an official medical source said.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Egypt,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Egypt, Pakistan eye further security, economic cooperation
Cairo, Feb 18 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi held talks with visiting Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on boosting security and economic cooperation between the two countries, said the Egyptian presidency in a statement.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Egypt,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Arab League calls UAE Mars probe 'educational renaissance'
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, Secretary-General of the Arab League, congratulated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on its achievement with the Mars probe, and called the feat "an educational renaissance".
2021-02-11
Category: International, Egypt,Politics,Science/Tech
Egypt starts issuing 15mn coins to honour medical workers
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Egypt has started issuing 15 million commemorative coins in appreciation of the role played by medical workers in fighting Covid-19 in the country, an Egyptian Finance Ministry official said.
2021-02-11
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine
Palestinian factions reach historic reconciliation over polls
Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS) Leaders of a dozen Palestinian factions, including the two main rivals Fatah and Hamas, have concluded a two-day reconciliation dialogue in Egypt and agreed to cooperate to in holding the general elections this year.
2021-02-10
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt re-nominates Aboul-Gheit as Arab League Secretary General
Cairo, Jan 31 (IANS) Egypt will re-nominate Ahmed Aboul-Gheit as Secretary General of the Arab League (AL) for a second term, Egyptian Presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said.
2021-01-31
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt FM, EU envoy discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace process
Cairo, Jan 28 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held talks with visiting EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process Susanna Terstal on reviving the Israeli-Palestinian peace process
2021-01-28
Category: International, Egypt,Politics