Egypt Today staff

UN praises Egypt's Decent life initiative, says it meets SDGs goals

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 11:33 GMT

The United Nations has praised Egypt’s “Decent Life” initiative has contributed to mitigating the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic through improving the standards of living conditions of the most needy groups.

Egypt keen to cooperate with Ukraine in transferring technology, boosting investments: FM

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 10:32 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Thursday expressed to his Ukrainian counterpart, Dmytro Kuleba, the keenness to continue cooperation with Ukraine in transferring technology and boosting Ukrainian investments in Egypt.

Egypt: Efficiency of GERD 30%, Ethiopia seeks to fill dam reservoir with13.5 billion cubic meters in July

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 05:35 GMT

Addis Ababa is seeking to fill 13.5 billion cubic meters this year.

Sisi reviews emergency support program for citizens suffering from pressing problems

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 05:25 GMT

Sisi urged providing technical and financial support to the the mechanism of this program, known as the “social aid” mechanism, to ensure all citizens with urgent needs are immediately reached.

Memory of the day: Massacre of Ibrahimi Mosque carried out by Jewish settler in 1994

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 04:41 GMT

On February 25, many important events that changed the world map took place.

‘Egypt Art Fair’ kicks off on Feb. 26

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 04:36 GMT

The importance of this extraordinary event lies in the gathering of distinguished Arab artists in Egypt, which reflects Egypt's pioneering role in arts and culture.

El-Hadara Sufi Chanting Ensemble to perform in El-Sawy Culture Wheel on Feb. 26

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 04:03 GMT

El-Hadara Sufi Chanting Ensemble will perform a concert on February 26 at 7 p.m. in El-Sawy Culture Wheel in Zamalek.

Heliopolis Association participates in ‘Books Are Lives’ initiative

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 04:01 GMT

The Heliopolis Association is participating in the "Books Are Lives" initiative, which aims to boost the culture of writers and develop the imagination of children, young people and adults from orphanages.

FM meets with editors-in-chief, media representatives

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 03:44 GMT

Shoukry described the event as a "key opportunity for exchanging views on the major foreign political files and issues with a group of opinion leaders and media persons."

‘Arabic Language for Media Purposes’ workshop launches on Feb. 25

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 03:41 GMT

The General Authority for Cultural Palaces, through the Central Administration for the Preparation of Cultural Leaders, will launch the activities of the third workshops of the training package "Websites" on February 25.

Egyptian government allocates LE500M as compensations within Ring Road expansion project

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 03:32 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli instructed Thursday allocating LE500 million as compensations to owners of buildings being demolished to expand the Ring Road.

Husbands hiding second marriage to go to jail: New Egyptian law

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 03:29 GMT

Amendments were made to the Personal Status draft law imposing punishment on husbands who hide their marriage/s and do not inform his current/future wife about them.

Q&A on Egypt's Closing Gender Gap Accelerator

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 02:59 GMT

To clarify more about the accelerator, here are Q&As on the details of the “Closing the Gender Gap Accelerator” Launched by the Ministry of International Cooperation in collaboration with the National Council for Women (NCW) and the World Economic Forum (WEF), and in Partnership with the Private Sector.

‘Digital Transformation Towards Safe Arab Tourism’, slogan for 2021 Arab Tourism Day

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 02:54 GMT

"Digital Transformation Towards Safe Arab Tourism" is the slogan for 2021 Arab Tourism Day, which was chosen by the Arab Tourism Organization. The Arab Tourism Day is celebrated annually on February 25.

Railroads of Cairo's LRT are being installed: official

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 02:35 GMT

The official added that the introduction of the signaling system will begin next week given that the train will start operation in October.

Egypt’s anti-terrorism experience in Sinai ‘very successful’: Inter-Parliamentary Union official

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 02:33 GMT

He further called on countries to benefit from this experience to maintain a balance between combating terrorism and human rights.

Al Ahly, Zamalek to face off twice in Ramadan

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 02:17 GMT

According to the EFA, Al Ahly and Zamalek will meet twice on 18 April and 10 May at Cairo international stadium.

Bazars, cafeterias in Egypt's museums, archaeological sites exempted from paying rent until April 2021

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 01:56 GMT

This comes in line with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ support to provide the necessary aid to the tourism sector and its workers, especially in light of the mitigation of the economic impacts resulting from the global pandemic.

We have a lot of money to buy a lot of incredible players, Guardiola

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 01:51 GMT

Guardiola expressed his happiness after his team’s 2-0 win against Borussia Monchengladbach in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16.

Huawei announces HUAWEI Mate X2 as the new generation of its flagship foldable smartphones

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 01:45 GMT

Huawei Consumer Business Group today announced HUAWEI Mate X2, under the slogan “Imagine What Unfolds”.