Amr Mohamed Kandil

WHO nominates Sisi, other leaders to take ‘Safe Hands’ challenge

Mon, Mar. 23, 2020

World Health Organization’s Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his Twitter account has invited a number of world leaders including Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to participate in the Safe Hands Challenge.

Sisi reveals details of economic plan in face of coronavirus crisis

Sun, Mar. 22, 2020

This is considered to be Sisi’s first public comments on coronavirus, since it started in Egypt.

Sisi urges citizens to comply with coronavirus measures, stop overbuying

Sun, Mar. 22, 2020

Sisi asked citizens to stick to instructions and stay at home for two weeks, to overcome the current health crisis and help limit infection.

Egypt’s health min. reviews coronavirus strategy, restrictions on tourist cities

Wed, Mar. 18, 2020

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Wednesday held a meeting with the health minister to review the government’s measures taken so far to face the novel coronavirus, after Egypt confirmed 30 new cases and two deaths on Tuesday.

Sisi lauds unity gov’t formation in Juba as he meets S. Sudan’s VP

Wed, Mar. 4, 2020

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Wednesday received James Wani Igga, vice president of South Sudan, in Cairo, the Egyptian Presidency said in a statement, after the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) was established in South Sudan

Egyptian cigarette maker raises prices of some tobacco products

Mon, Mar. 2, 2020

Egypt’s top cigarette maker told the Egyptian Bourse its decision to officially raise the selling price for some products of the state-owned company, including molasses (mu’assel) and minced tobacco, by a range of LE 0.5 ($0.032) to LE 3 ($0.19).

Champion Holding Co. loses $500 million claim against Egyptian state

Sun, Mar. 1, 2020

An independent Egyptian judicial body mandated by the law to protect public funds on Friday saved the state from paying $500 million as a value of harm the state allegedly caused to the investments of the US-based Champion Holding.

Egypt urges reversing Israeli decision to build settlements in West Bank

Thu, Feb. 27, 2020

Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday condemned the Israeli government’s decision to allow the construction of new 3,500 units in illegal Israeli colonies in Palestine’s West Bank for violating international law, the ministry spokesman said in a statemen