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Coronavirus: Kuwait suspends flights with Egypt, 6 states for one week

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 - 11:27 GMT

The Kuwaiti Cabinet decided to suspend air flights from and to seven countries, including Egypt, for a week, as a preventive measure to control the spread of Coronavirus.

114 killed, millions affected as floods hit Bangladesh

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 02:53 GMT

The death toll from monsoon storms in Bangladesh rose to 114, with flood levels still rising in many parts of the country.

Egypt extends condolences over victims of Bangladesh fire

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 11:50 GMT

On Thursday, a fast-moving fire killed at least 78 when it swept through a historic district of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka.

For Bangladesh PM, authoritarian tag is "badge of honour", son says on poll eve

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 - 09:26 GMT

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina considers being called authoritarian by the western media a "badge of honour".

Egypt to build biggest date plantation with 2.5 million palm trees

Sat, 22 Dec 2018 - 10:42 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday that Egypt is currently working on the biggest dates plantation that will include around 2,500 million palm trees to produce top quality dates.

New UN panel to prepare indictments over Myanmar atrocities

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 - 02:20 GMT

The UN Human Rights Council voted Thursday to set up a panel to prepare criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar.

Bangladeshi PM, Egyptian Amb. discuss enhancement of mutual cooperation

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 - 02:38 GMT

Bangladeshi PM met the Egyptian Amb. in Dhaka July 26, alongside her senior advisors and officials from the Foreign Ministry.

Egypt, Bangladesh ink joint economic, technical coop. agreement

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 - 12:44 GMT

The agreement will contribute to promoting joint cooperation in several sectors topped by encouraging mutual investments and exchanging experts.

Egypt mourns victims of Bangladeshi plane crash

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 11:12 GMT

Egypt expressed deep condolences to Bangladesh over the victims of the plane crash at Kathmandu International Airport that left 50 passengers killed.

Bangladesh airline crashes in Nepal's Kathmandu airport

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 - 09:40 GMT

A Bangladesh airline passenger aircraft crashed while descending at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport on Monday, an airport official said.

Rohingya exodus still growing, six months into crisis

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 - 09:22 GMT

Hundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims are still pouring over the Myanmar border into Bangladesh every week.

Bangladesh says to meet with Myanmar on Rohingya trapped at border

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 11:44 GMT

Representatives from Bangladesh and Myanmar will meet on Tuesday to discuss the repatriation to Myanmar of more than 6,500 Rohingya Muslims trapped on a strip.

Bangladesh ex-PM jailed for graft, but likely to be freed on bail pending appeal

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 - 10:47 GMT

Former Bangladesh PM and opposition leader Khaleda Zia has been jailed for 5 years for corruption as supporters took to streets to protest her innocence.

EFG Hermes inaugurates Bangladesh Office to serve global clients

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 - 08:45 GMT

The release referred that EFG Hermes's new office provides the corporate with a client servicing edge that rose 23.93 percent in the past year.

UN says 100,000 Rohingya in grave danger from monsoon rains

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 09:39 GMT

About 100,000 Rohingya refugees huddled in squalid, muddy camps in Bangladesh will be in grave danger from landslides when the mid-year monsoon season begins

Myanmar blames Bangladesh for delayed Rohingya return

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 - 01:19 GMT

Myanmar blamed Bangladesh for delays to a huge repatriation programme for Rohingya refugees as the deadline passed for starting the return strife-torn Rakhine.

Bangladesh agrees with Myanmar to complete Rohingya return in 2 years

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 - 09:17 GMT

Bangladesh would complete the process of returning within two years many of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who had fled a conflict in Myanmar

Accused N.Y. subway bomber pleads not guilty to terrorism charges

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 10:54 GMT

The Bangladeshi man accused of attempting an Islamic State-inspired suicide bomb attack on a busy New York City commuter hub in December pleaded not guilty on Thursday to federal terrorism charges.

Bangladesh activist arrested on 'anti-Islam' charges

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 09:34 GMT

Bangladesh police arrested a 25-year-old social media activist as he tried to leave the country on charges.

Timeline of the Jerusalem crisis

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 11:18 GMT

Macron stated during the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to France that the U.S.’ decision was a “threat to peace.”

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