Egypt

Egypt’s FM Shokry says Cairo intensifies efforts to reach cease fire in Palestine

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 04:06 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry said Monday that Egypt has intensified its efforts and communications to reach a cease fire in Palestine and protect civilians from violence acts and aggressions.

Cairo Court renews imprisonment of Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh for 45 days

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 03:52 GMT

Cairo Criminal Court decided, Monday to renew imprisonment of former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh for 45 days pending investigations.

Choosing Administrative Capital to be Arab Digital Capital in 2021: Cabinet

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 03:29 GMT

Egypt has made great achievements in this sector; Most notably: choosing the New Administrative Capital to be the Arab Digital Capital in 2021, and choosing Egypt among the 10 fastest growing countries for digital inclusion in 2020.

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.

LE 308.3B allocated to economic bodies in new budget: min.

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 02:05 GMT

Economic bodies, totaling 57, are the pillars of economic activities in Egypt and they contribute to improving business climate in a way that serves national economy.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

Nice weather expected in Egypt as temperature drops 7 degrees

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 08:50 GMT

The Meteorological Authoritt expected a significant decrease in temperature by seven degrees, after a hot weather prevailed across the country.

In pics: Initiative sheds light on mental disorders through photography

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 08:26 GMT

The initiative shed the light on a number of mental disorders including: self-harm, mood disorders, panic attacks and borderline personality disorder through photography

Egypt starts dredging works to expand southern entrance of Suez Canal

Sun, 16 May 2021 - 04:08 GMT

The Suez Canal Authority said in a statement that two dredgers (the 10th of Ramadan Dredger and Mashhur dredgers) have been used in the expansion works at 122 kilometers of the Suez Canal.

Egypt imposes entry visa on arrivals for Saudi citizens

Sun, 16 May 2021 - 03:37 GMT

The new decision came into force as of March 14, 2021, the statement said.

Egypt opens Rafah border crossing for Palestinians wounded in Israeli attacks

Sun, 16 May 2021 - 01:57 GMT

The Egyptian Red Crescent office in North Sinai stated on Sunday that they are ready at the crossing to receive the injured at any time, assuring that they are working around the clock.

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