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Niger's president receives message from Sisi on GERD

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 09:41 GMT

Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou on Friday received a message from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)'s file.

Sisi, Nigerien president review security challenges in Sahel region

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 - 08:23 GMT

Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou on Wednesday met with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and reviewed the growing security challenges in the Sahel region, the Egyptian Presidency said in a statement.

Sisi, Tanzanian PM highlight developed bilateral relations

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 - 04:09 GMT

Tanzanian Prime Minister Majaliwa hailed Egypt’s achievements on economic reform level, and the country’s establishment of big national projects.

Africa is one of the richest continents: Sisi

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 - 11:22 GMT

"The African continent has many natural resources and raw materials that can make it the most successful and richest continent," said President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Sisi chairs Africa’s coordination summit on Monday

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 - 10:09 GMT

Sisi chairs a coordination summit in Niamey, Niger, on Monday with participation of leaders and heads of African countries and blocs.

Free trade area among 20 African nations finally becoming reality

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 02:51 GMT

“The development of infrastructure is inevitable. We must strive to achieve peoples’ aspirations to development and prosperity,” Sisi said.

President Sisi heads extraordinary African summit in Niger

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 10:44 GMT

The extraordinary African summit kicked off Sunday under the chairmanship of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Sisi arrives in Niger to attend AU exceptional summit

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 - 08:35 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi arrived in Niger Saturday to attend the African Union exceptional summit scheduled to be held on Sunday.

Al-Azhar condemns Niger terrorist attack

Fri, 17 May 2019 - 10:27 GMT

Egypt’s top Islamic institution Al-Azhar condemned on Friday the terrorist attack that targeted an ambush in the border region between Niger and Mali.

Egypt faces Niger in 2019 AFCON qualifications

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 - 12:08 GMT

The Egyptian football national team faces Niger in the last match of the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifications’ group stages. Niger hosts Egypt on Stade Général Seyni Kountché at 05:30 p.m. CLT.

Egypt defeats Niger 6 to 0 in African Cup qualifiers

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 - 09:09 GMT

Egypt have secured a comprehensive 6-0 home win over Niger in 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Alexandria's Borg El-Arab Stadium Saturday.

Salah, Koka and Ghazal feature in Aguirre's list for 2019 AFCON qualifications

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 01:59 GMT

Mexican coach Javier Aguirre announced the list of the Egyptian players abroad that will face Niger next September in the 2019 AFCON qualifications.

Egypt, Italy cooperate for fighting illegal migration

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 10:16 GMT

Egypt and Italy are cooperating for training cadres from African countries on fighting illegal migration, said an assistant interior minister on Tuesday.

Italy aims to send up to 470 troops to Niger

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 11:58 GMT

Italy aims to deploy up to 470 troops to Niger to help tackle people-smuggling, the military General Staff said on Thursday.

Italy PM plans to shift military forces from Iraq to Niger

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 03:09 GMT

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Sunday he would propose to parliament transferring some of the country's troops stationed in Iraq to Niger to fight people.

Macron promises €400M in aid to Niger and more troops for Sahel

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 08:49 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron promised more than 400 million euros ($474 million) in aid over four years to Niger during a visit and told the country's president he was ready to strengthen France's presence in the Sahel.

Macron: Sahel terrorist fight to continue in 2018

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 09:49 GMT

Macron arrived in Niger and told troops the fight against extremists in the region would continue in 2018.

US State Department issues travel warning for Niger

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 11:04 GMT

The US State Department on Monday urged the US citizens not to travel to Niger in a travel warning that cited kidnappings by terrorist organizations.

West African bloc's 2020 single currency goal fails

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 04:14 GMT

The 15-nation West African bloc ECOWAS told regional leaders Tuesday that the goal of establishing a single currency in 2020 had failed.

Egypt Today's morning international news

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 - 06:00 GMT

World news varied Monday between political and social issues; in addition to others related to accidents, and natural disasters.

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