Yousef Ayoub

Video: French UNESCO candidate meets Khattab after 1st run-off

Fri, Oct. 13, 2017

Both Egypt’s and French candidates for UNESCO top post met after the first run-off Friday concluded in France reaching final round with the Qatari candidate.

Egypt announces support for French UNESCO candidate against Qatar

Fri, Oct. 13, 2017

Egypt supports the French candidate in the final round of UNESCO voting due at 18:30 (Cairo local time) against the Qatari candidate.

Khattab garners 25 votes, leaves race after maintaining 3rd rank

Fri, Oct. 13, 2017

Egypt’s candidate Moushira Khattab running for UNESCO top post garnered 25 votes Friday in the run-off, leaving the race after maintaining third rank over the past four rounds.

Egypt files an official complaint to UNESCO over election’s violations

Fri, Oct. 13, 2017

Egypt has submitted an official complaint to UNESCO’s director general Irina Bakova, requesting quick verification of several violations occurred during the ongoing elections.

Exclusive: Macron tries to divert Egypt's UNESCO votes to France

Fri, Oct. 13, 2017

It has been revealed to Egypt Today that the French President Emmanuel Macron has made phone calls with leaders of European countries to change their votes in favor of France

EXCLUSIVE: France correlates with Qatar against Egypt's candidate ahead of UNESCO's run-off

Thu, Oct. 12, 2017

Reliable sources unveiled some French endeavors to communicate with the Qatari delegation to coordinate before the 5th round of UNESCO’s director-general post.

BREAKING: Egyptian, French UNESCO candidates tie in fourth round

Thu, Oct. 12, 2017

Egypt’s candidate for UNESCO’s director-general post, Moushira Khattab obtained 18 votes in the fourth round of the voting process

The states Qatar bet on to garner more votes in UNESCO

Thu, Oct. 12, 2017

Most probably, the Qatari minister was summoned to close more deals with some of the 58 member states.