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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
Egypt calls for reviving Mideast peace process
Cairo, June 21 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed the need to urgently revive the peace negotiations between the Palestinians and the Israelis.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egyptian Prez reiterates full support for Libyan interim govt
Cairo, June 21 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has reiterated his country's full support for Libya's national unity government during the transitional period.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Egypt,Diplomacy
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
Egyptian, Libyan FMs hold talks in Cairo
Cairo, June 20 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held talks with his visiting Libyan counterpart Najla al-Mangoush in Cairo on the latest developments of the Tripoli's roadmap for a political settlement.
2021-06-20
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egyptian FM calls on new Israeli govt to resume regional peace process
Cairo, June 16 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday called on the newly elected Israeli government to take brave decisions for reaching a peace deal in the region, the country's foreign ministry said in a statement.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt complains to UN of Ethiopia's filling of Nile dam
Cairo, June 13 (IANS) The Egyptian Foreign Ministry said that it has sent a letter to the UN Security Council to reaffirm its "complete rejection" of Ethiopia's unilateral measures on the filling of the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile River.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egyptian Prez, Saudi Crown Prince discuss regional issues
Cairo, June 12 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed regional issues and bilateral relations during an in-person meeting.
2021-06-12
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt urges UN to push Ethiopia for Nile dam talks
Cairo, June 11 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has urged the UN Security Council to push Ethiopia to engage in serious negotiations over the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile River.
2021-06-11
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Arab League chief warns against provoking situation in Jerusalem
Cairo, June 8 (IANS) Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, Secretary-General of the Cairo-based Arab League (AL), has warned against any Israeli attempt that seeks to inflame the situation in Jerusalem for domestic and political reasons.
2021-06-08
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt rejects Ethiopian PM's remarks on building new dams
Cairo, June 1 (IANS) Egypt has rejected the remarks by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to build a number of dams across his country.
2021-06-01
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt, Israel FMs discuss Gaza ceasefire
Cairo, May 31 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his visiting Israeli counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi discussed solidifying the ongoing ceasefire in place between Israel and the Islamist Hamas in the Gaza Strip, as well as ways to revive the Israel-Palestine peace process.
2021-05-31
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Captain fully responsible for grounding of ship in Suez Canal
Cairo, May 31 (IANS) Egypt's Suez Canal Authority (SCA) announced that the captain of Ever Given was fully responsible for the grounding of the huge cargo vessel that blocked the vital waterway for six days in March.
2021-05-31
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Israeli FM in Egypt for talks on Gaza truce
Cairo, May 30 (IANS) Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi arrived in Cairo on Sunday for talks with senior Egyptian officials over the ongoing ceasefire in place between Israel and the Islamist Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
2021-05-30
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
'Reopening American Consulate in E.Jerusalem to boost US-Palestine ties'
Cairo, May 28 (IANS) Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit welcomed the US' decision to reopen its consulate in East Jerusalem, saying the move would boost Palestine's relations with America.
2021-05-28
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt receives raw materials to produce Sinovac Covid vaccine
Cairo, May 24 (IANS) Egypt has received the first batch of the raw materials to manufacture China's Sinovac vaccine, said the Chinese embassy in Egypt on Sunday.
2021-05-24
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine
Egypt sends 130 truckloads of aid to Gaza
Cairo, May 23 (IANS) Egypt has sent 130 truckloads of aid supplies, including foodstuffs, medicines, clothes and household essentials to the bordering Gaza Strip, after an 11-day bloodshed came to a halt in the besieged enclave, the government in Cairo said.
2021-05-23
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt extends partial shop closure, reopens beaches
Cairo, May 20 (IANS) The Egyptian government has decided to extend the partial evening closure of shops, malls, restaurants and entertainment places until the end of May, while reopening public parks and beaches provided that anti-Covid measures are strictly implemented there, the cabinet said in a statement.
2021-05-20
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Egypt starts expanding Suez Canal's southern stretch
Cairo, May 16 (IANS) Egypt has started dredging works to expand the Suez Canal's southern section aimed at allowing two-way traffic in the vital waterway, authorities said.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
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