Egypt Today staff

Investments in renewables in Egypt reach LE6 bn: Official

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 03:51 GMT

The total capacity generated from renewables on the national grid currently amounts to 5,800 mega/watt.

‘Diplomatic victory’: Egyptian diplomat Wafaa Bassim elected to United Nations Human Rights Committee

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Egyptian diplomat Wafaa Bassim has been elected to the UN Human Rights Committee to serve between 2021 and 2024, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday, calling it a “diplomatic victory”.

Egypt to establish 1st factory to manufacture railway vehicles, metros, monorails

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

A company was established under the name of “The Egyptian National Railways Industries” to undertake the establishment and the operation of the factory.

Nancy Ajram to perform an online concert via Tik Tom on September 18

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 01:22 GMT

Nancy Ajram to perform an online concert via Tik Tom on September 18.

Rain drains cleaned in Egypt’s Alexandria ahead of rainy season

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:22 GMT

Authorities in the Mediterranean governorate of Alexandria have carried out intensive measures ahead of the wet season, including cleaning rain drains.

A tough mission for Premier League defending champions in London

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:13 GMT

Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp suffered last season to get the six points from the two clashes against Frank Lampard.

Bale’s time in Madrid comes to an end as the Welsh is close to completing his Tottenham return

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:11 GMT

The Welsh winger is set to re-join his old team after spending the most of the last season on bench in Madrid.

It's my dream, Pochettino on coaching Real Madrid

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:08 GMT

Pochettino has been out of the game since he was sacked by Tottenham Hotsupr last season for poor results.

1st Air Cairo flight from Armenia arrive in Sharm el Sheikh airport

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 11:53 GMT

Sharm el Sheikh International Airport has received the first Air Cairo flight coming from Armenia with 52 passengers on board, including a media delegation and a number of Armenian tour agents.

Egypt’s El Gouna Film Festival’s official selection houses 11 additional internationally acclaimed films

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 08:19 GMT

Egypt’s El Gouna Film Festival’s official selection houses 11 additional internationally acclaimed films.

Egypt’s daily briefing on COVID-19: 141 new cases, 19 deaths

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 07:50 GMT

The Health Ministry said Thursday that 141 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 101,641.

Sisi directs naming new axis east Cairo after ex-Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 10:04 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el Sisi directed, Thursday to name a new axis located east Cairo after former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe.

Sisi, EU President discuss developments in Libya, boosting bilateral relations in phone call

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 09:25 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el Sisi received a phone call, Thursday from President of the European Council, Charles Michel.

Sisi meets World Jewish Congress President, discuss latest developments in Middle East

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 09:14 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi welcomed, Thursday Ronald S. Lauder president of the World Jewish Congress in Cairo,

Ambassadors of Canada and Sweden to Egypt honors Egyptian Women Change-makers after a 6-months hiatus dictated by COVID19

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 03:36 GMT

Awardees came from diverse backgrounds and sectors, showcasing the fundamental role of women in rallying Egypt’s position globally.

Egypt’s mega-star Angham to resume concerts after a long hiatus due to COVID-19

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 03:07 GMT

After a hiatus of numerous months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Egyptian mega-star Angham is set to resume her concerts held on Al-Manara Theater in the upcoming period.

In pics: U.S. Ambassador Visits Cultural Heritage Preservation Sites in Luxor

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 02:42 GMT

U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen visited Luxor on Thursday, September 17 to visit Egyptian cultural heritage sites that the U.S. has helped preserve.

7 PR companies operate Brotherhood’s media wing to spread false news about Egypt: Expert

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 02:37 GMT

The former group leader Ibrahim Rabea said that there is a scheme set by the group to obliterate facts, and falsify public awareness.

Former Egyptian Culture Min. Farouk Hosny visits 'Treasures of Our Art Museums 5: Selection of European Art' exhibition

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 02:33 GMT

“I enjoyed watching the wonderful works of the world's great artists; I am feeling proud of Egypt's possessions of international art and dazzling treasures," Said Hosny.

In pics: 6 Egyptians kidnapped by human trafficking elements in Libya return home

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 02:33 GMT

Six Egyptian workers returned home after being kidnapped by human trafficking elements in Beni Walid area, southwestern Libya.