Egypt Today staff

2nd phase of Haya Karima targets 4,670 villages in next 2 years

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 02:39 GMT

The second phase of the Haya Karima initiative will target 4,670 villages in the coming two years.

Presidential decree approving grant to fund sustainable management of persistent organic pollutants

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 02:28 GMT

The grant aims to support pollution management and environmental health to fund the sustainable management of persistent organic pollutants project, signed on October 26, 2020.

French investments in Egypt increased 17.9% during 2019/2020

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 02:20 GMT

Trade exchange between Egypt and France recorded $2.2 billion in 2020, compared to $2.4 billion in 2019, with a decrease of 6.9 percent.

Organization of Islamic Cooperation describes Israel's attacks against Palestinians as 'barbaric' calling it 'apartheid state'

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 02:18 GMT

Further, the OIC expressed concern over the accelerated pace of the Israeli occupation policy, particularly Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan neighborhoods Eastern Jerusalem.

Egypt's Senate approves in principle Sovereign Sukuk Act

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 01:55 GMT

Senators praised the bill, stressing that it brings unconventional investments, complies with Islamic law, and preserves the state's right to ownership of assets and the rights of investors.

Security source denies claims inmate deprived of rights to medical care at Egypt's Torah Prison

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 01:53 GMT

“What was mentioned in the statement is completely false,” source at the Ministry of Interior said.

Greek, Dutch FMs hold consultations with Egyptian counterpart over escalation in Gaza, Palestinian territories

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 01:27 GMT

They also tackled the endeavors made to accomplish pacification.

Al-Mashat discusses Egypt’s digital transformation amid new world of digitization post-pandemic

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 01:04 GMT

This came during a virtual panel organized by Siemens Middle East, titled “Technology with Purpose for the Middle East”.

Egypt's central bank issues LE 23.5B in T-bills, bonds Monday

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 12:51 GMT

As for the t-bonds, they were valued at LE 6 billion with a five-year term.

Why is Mahsama water treatment project in Sinai the world's best construction work of 2020?

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 12:31 GMT

U.S.-based Engineering News Record chose Mahsama water treatment project as the world’s best construction work in 2020. Here are some of the basic info about the mega project.

Egyptian president, Sudanese interim chief of state discuss economic cooperation, crises with Ethiopia

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 12:04 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met on Sunday Chairman of the Sudanese Sovereign Council Abdel Fatah al-Burhan in Paris, where they will both attend two conferences on Sudan and Africa.

Demanding binding agreement on GERD is 'legitimate right' of Sudan: Burhan

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 11:56 GMT

Sudan seeks a consensual and negotiated solution to the Renaissance Dam (GERD) based on preserving rights, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan told France 24 Monday.

Ministers of Tourism& Antiquities, Civil Aviation talk about Egypt’s hygiene safety regulations to confront COVID-19 at ATM in Dubai

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 11:38 GMT

Ministers of Tourism& Antiquities, Civil Aviation talk about Egypt’s hygiene safety regulations to confront COVID-19 at ATM in Dubai.

Palestinian PM urges int'l community to halt Israel attacks on Gaza Strip

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 11:32 GMT

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohamed Shtayyeh urged the international community to intervene to stop the continued Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip.

Palestine’s conflict has been always an Egyptian, Arab cause: Egypt amb. at UN

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 11:04 GMT

Egypt's permanent ambassador to the UN Mohamed Idris has called for an immediate stop of violence that claimed many innocent lives in Gaza.

Egypt’s President Sisi calls for ending violence in Palestine 'urgently'

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 10:53 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi called for putting an end to the ongoing conflict between the Palestinians and the Israelis immediately.

After closing 30 Rafale jets deal earlier in May, Egyptian president meets CEO of Dassault Aviation

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 10:07 GMT

Trappier stressed Dassault Aviation's keenness on developing its existing cooperation with Egypt, which is one of its main partners worldwide.

Heliopolis Association launches ‘Financial Project’ targeting children

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 10:06 GMT

It aims to educate children about the concept of money and its importance, to build and develop their financial awareness from an early age.

Austrian Archaeological Institute in Cairo to organize ‘Austrian Archaeology in Egypt’ lecture on May 19

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 09:32 GMT

The Cairo branch of the Austrian Archaeological Institute/Austrian Academy of Sciences is the only permanent scientific research center in the field of archaeological research outside Europe.

Egyptian, Qatari FMs confer over military confrontation between Israelis, Palestinians

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 09:13 GMT

Both ministers congrued on the salience of working towards achieving a ceasefire between both sides.