Yousef Ayoub

Google launches free program to develop digital skills in Arab world

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 - 09:10 GMT

Google announced today the launch of ‘Maharat min Google’, a free digital skills-building program in Arabic, in an effort to help people in MENA find jobs.

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

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 01:41 GMT

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, 13 Oct 2017 - 01:29 GMT

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, 13 Oct 2017 - 12:49 GMT

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, 13 Oct 2017 - 12:17 GMT

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, 13 Oct 2017 - 09:46 GMT

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, 12 Oct 2017 - 08:25 GMT

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, 12 Oct 2017 - 04:46 GMT

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, 12 Oct 2017 - 03:52 GMT

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

Lebanese UNESCO candidate confirms to Egypt Today her withdrawal

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 03:36 GMT

The Lebanese UNESCO director-general candidate, Vera Khouri, announced in a statement to Egypt Today her withdrawal from the race.

BREAKING: China withdraws its candidate for Khattab’s sake in UNESCO vote

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 03:00 GMT

The move can grant Egypt’s candidate at least five additional votes

In pics: Anti-Qatari lobbying protest breaks out outside UNESCO HQ

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 12:59 GMT

The protest has been organized by Egyptian and French activists to start at 3:00 p.m.

Exclusive: Qatari-French coalition to force Egypt’s withdrawal amid UNESCO elections

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 10:06 GMT

Hazy Qatari-French coalition amid UNESCO'S election to exclude Egyptian candidate Moushira Khattab.

EXCLUSIVE: Sources reveal Qatari-French alliance in UNESCO's S. 375 room

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 09:14 GMT

Did Qatar and France teamed up against Egypt during a secret meeting in UNESCO's room no. S. 375?

Exclusive: Major powers use fear of Qatari candidate win to increase own candidate's chances in UNESCO election

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 - 08:30 GMT

Suspicion pervades that this was a move by major member states to close the race between the Qatari candidate and one of their own.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Khattab - Egypt does not use money to win

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 - 05:23 GMT

Moushira Khattab says UNESCO has been politicized in an exclusive interview to Egypt Today, in Paris.