Hanan Fayed

Egypt's FM launches COP27 as 'executive' event, addresses polarization, funding of adaptation efforts

Sun, 06 Nov 2022 - 11:48 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry was handed over the presidency of COP from Alok Sharma, the president of Glasgow’s COP26, on Sunday and thanked all participants for their trust in Egypt, reflected in choosing it to host the most important and largest international event.

Wrap up: Sisi elaborates on challenges, achievements at Economic Conference

Wed, 26 Oct 2022 - 10:44 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivered an almost two-hour speech at the end of the Economic Conference 2022 on Wednesday, where he elaborately explained several aspects of the challenges facing the Egyptian economy.

Cairo Int'l Film Festival partners with US embassy to integrate environmental consciousness, diversity in filmmaking

Wed, 19 Oct 2022 - 05:59 GMT

The almost yearly partnership of Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) and the U.S. embassy this year is marked by special cooperation as Egypt prepares to host COP27 in November: integrating environmental consciousness into the film industry.

Egypt's trade balance deficit falls by 28.7% in July yr-on-yr with export increase of 2.2%, import decrease of 14.8%

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 05:12 GMT

Egypt’s trade balance deficit fell by 28.7 percent in July year-on-year, recording $2.7 billion compared to $3.8 billion in the same month of 2021, according to an official Tuesday report.

IMF raises forecast for growth of Egyptian economy to 6.6% in 2021/2022, lowers projection of next fiscal yr to 4.4%

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 04:46 GMT

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised its forecast for the growth of the Egyptian economy to 6.6 percent in the current fiscal year, according to its World Economic Outlook released Tuesday.

Consumer inflation hits highest record of 15% in 4 years: CAPMAS

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 12:57 GMT

The annual urban consumer inflation in Egypt is at its highest of 15 percent in four years, according to Monday data from the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).

Egypt, Greece call on UN to reject energy exploration deal signed by Turkey, outgoing Libyan gov't

Sun, 09 Oct 2022 - 06:00 GMT

The agreement signed by the Libyan outgoing Government of National Unity and Turkey is null and void, the Egyptian and Greek foreign ministers said in a Sunday press conference, calling on the UN to take a “clear stance” on that cabinet.

EU's need for supply diversification another building block in Egypt's 'energy hub'

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 05:57 GMT

The Russian-Ukrainian conflict has brought Egypt and the European Union even closer together, as its Commissioner Ursula Von Der Leyen described the North African country as a “trustworthy partner” in its Wednesday visit to Cairo and thus would be one of the EU’s energy suppliers.

The Princess of Biology and her bodyguards: presentation of private tuition as a culture

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 04:49 GMT

The “Princess of Biology” is in hot water after a picture of her surrounded by four bulky bodyguards circulated on social media as she was headed to a famous theater to in Cairo to perform in a “scientific play” for hundreds of students.

Egyptian governorate competitiveness index launched, 27 customized plans for each one

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 12:48 GMT

A governorate competitiveness index has been launched to monitor the efficacy of economic policies in every governorate, contributing to comprehensive development and integration at the national level.

Sisi applauds el-Ekhteyar series for showing 'real events,' recalls Muslim Brotherhood's Khairat al-Shater's threats

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 01:09 GMT

Sisi thanked the cast of el-Ekhteyar (the choice) series for showing “a glimpse” of the sacrifices and efforts made by police and army officers and documenting the events of the turbulent times Egypt witnessed from 2012 to the few years following the 2013 ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood regime.

Sisi emphasizes antiquities at Hussein Mosque preserved, welcomes India's Bohra Sultan

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 11:14 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi emphasized on Wednesday that no antiques or monuments inside al-Hussein Mosque in Old Cairo were tampered with during the renovation of the historic temple.

Egypt, UAE sign 2 memoranda of understanding on green hydrogen plants in Suez Canal economic zone

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 05:37 GMT

Two memoranda of understanding were signed by Egypt and UAE on Sunday to develop green hydrogen plants in the economic zone of Suez Canal.

Film My Design: A platform for Egyptian designers and filmmakers to tell stories, be seen from near and far

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 - 12:15 GMT

The second edition of Film My Design (FMD), the first festival of its kind in Egypt and MENA, kicked off in January, presenting an opportunity for designers, architects, and filmmakers in the region to collaborate, inspire, receive training, and win prizes. Most importantly, it is an opportunity for them to be seen by the public.

Access program launched by US embassy to teach English, life skills to 160 underprivileged Egyptian children

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 01:50 GMT

Access Program of the U.S. embassy in Cairo was launched Monday, taking 160 young Egyptian students in a two-year journey of learning English and other skills essential for their character building.

New German FM sets human rights as basis for ties, Egypt highlights role in curbing illegal immigration, terrorism

Sat, 12 Feb 2022 - 06:28 GMT

The German foreign minister has emphasized human rights as a basis for cooperation during her Saturday visit to Egypt, while her Egyptian counterpart highlighted Cairo’s significant role in curbing illegal immigration and terrorist infiltration into Europe.

Mourned by all Egyptians and portrayed in pop culture, this is Abdel-Salam Mahgoub

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 06:43 GMT

General Mohamed Abdel-Salam al-Mahgoub has been mourned by all of Egypt after his passing on Monday at 86 years old after many years of military and civil service, as well as sensational espionage.

Police release videos of con artists in 'leaked' phone call that alleged corruption in Egyptian presidency

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 03:15 GMT

The Ministry of Interior has released videos of people who were in a phone call that was “leaked” by a Muslim-Brotherhood Youtuber to show alleged corruption in state-funded projects, whereas they were scamming each other and impersonating non-existent presidential advisors, according to investigations.

Egypt's House of Representatives debates penalizing men who marry twice without informing first wife

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 01:39 GMT

The House of Representatives is debating means to limit marital polygamy as the public have strongly expressed mixed opinions about the controversial issue.

Egypt’s Sisi sends careful but strong message against justifying domestic violence by popular Islamic scholar

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 04:53 GMT

For decades, politicians have avoided any comments on “men of religion” to avoid risking their positions.

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