Egypt’s prosecutor orders the imprisonment of 23 defendants in Toukh train accident

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 09:27 GMT

Egypt’s Attorney general, Hamada El Sawy ordered Tuesday, the imprisonment of 23 defendants in Toukh train accident, including the driver and his assistant, and several workers and technical experts in the National Railways.

Egypt, Libya signs 11 MoUs to enhance bilateral cooperation in various field

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 09:07 GMT

Egypt’s Prime Minster Moustafa Madbouly and Head of the National Unity Government, Abdul Hamid al-Dabaiba, signed Tuesday eleven MoUs to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two countries in various field.

Ministry: Egypt world's 1st exporter of citrus

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 03:04 GMT

About 14,000 pesticide appliers had been trained, a matter which allows exporting the Egyptian products without problems, Qersh mentioned.

Petrojet, TR sign MoU to manufacture heat transfer equipment in Egypt

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 02:56 GMT

Petroleum Minister Tarek el Molla, in a statement Tuesday, stressed the importance of cooperation with international companies to locally manufacture components and equipment used in petroleum projects.

President of EBRD visits Cairo on 1st Visit to region since her election last October

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 02:38 GMT

“The upcoming visit reflects the close relations Egypt has with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and opens new horizons of cooperation," Egypt's Minister Al-Mashat commented.

Egypt's Interior Ministry: 1,686 inmates pardoned on occasion of Ramadan

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 02:31 GMT

The step is part of the ministry's efforts to implement a modern concept of penal policy.

Egypt discusses 2nd phase of structural reforms with World Bank, AIIB

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 02:31 GMT

The World Bank: “We are keen on continuous dialogue with our partners, and the reforms established have helped the Egyptian economy persist despite challenges.”

John Hopkins: Tally of coronavirus exceeds 142 million worldwide

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 02:25 GMT

The JHU statistics showed that 3,030,557 million people have died from COVID-19 virus across the globe so far.

Egypt's PM, 11 ministers head to Libya for talks on cooperation issues

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 11:36 GMT

The Egyptian premier is expected to meet with the Head of the Libyan Unity Government Abdul Hamid al-Dbaiba.

Egypt reports 852 new coronavirus cases, 40 fatalities Monday

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 11:17 GMT

40 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 12,778.

Egypt: Ethiopian claim that 2 GERD bottom outlets are capable of enabling average flow of Blue Nile 'incorrect'

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 01:39 GMT

The Ethiopian claim that the two GERD bottom outlets are capable of enabling average flow of Blue Nile is incorrect, the Egyptian ministry said.

Egypt’s Toukh train accident: One of victims was carrying his ‘burial shroud’

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 09:44 GMT

An Egyptian local resident, who was participating in rescuing victims of the accident in the city of Toukh, said that he found a plastic bag that contains a burial shroud and belongs to one of the train accident victims, Sada El-Balad newspaper reported.

Austria offers to be part of negotiations between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia on GERD issue

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 07:45 GMT

Austria also warned that tensions regarding the filling of the dam’s reservoir could bring a massive potential for conflict

Upper Egypt governorates record highest infection rates of COVID-19 3rd wave

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 04:12 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health said that the increase of coronavirus cases still manageable and not high.

Egyptian MP demands questioning Minister of Transport after 3 train accidents within a month

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 04:01 GMT

Member of Parliament for the Coordination of Youth Parties and Politicians Amira al Adly issued a statement, Monday to Speaker Hanfy al Gibaly against Minster of Transportation after Toukh train accident.

Health min. discusses with the Russian ambassador on providing Sputnik-V vaccine to Egypt

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 03:14 GMT

The two sides discussed means of manufacturing the Russian vaccine in Egypt through the Egyptian companies.

Egyptian nun mourns Coptic victim of Sinai terrorists in moving post

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 03:03 GMT

An Egyptian nun mourned a Coptic man who was executed by terrorists in North Sinai in a moving Facebook post, saying the victim was "a lion."

Pakistan's ambassador to Cairo wishes Egyptians a blessed Ramadan

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 02:16 GMT

The fourth Ramadan message was sent today by Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Sajid Bilal, who wished for peace and love to prevail among the people of Egypt.

US dollar exchange rate stable at Egypt's banks

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 12:52 GMT

The US dollar exchange rate was stable during Monday's transactions at Egypt's major banks recording EGP 15.61 for buying and EGP 15.74 for selling.

Al-Azhar's Tayyeb orders urgent compensation for Toukh train derailment's victims

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 12:49 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb on Monday directed officials concerned to rapidly pay out compensation worth EGP 50,000 for the families of those killed in the Toukh train derailment in Qalubiya governorate on Sunday.