Abdel Fattah El Sisi

Egypt's President orders sending aid to Sudan via military planes after floods

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 04:32 GMT

Two military planes carrying large amounts of food and children's milk departed from Egypt to Sudan, as per orders by Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Army's Spokesman Tamer Al Refae said.

Egyptian Presidency approves S. Korean grant to automate patent system

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 11:30 GMT

The project includes improving the efficiency of patent management, by using the online patent application system, facilitating the public access to patent information, establishing an electronic services portal for the public, setting up a capacity development program by sending Korean experts to the Egyptian Patent Office, and training office members in South Korea.

Wrap-up: Senate Elections: Egyptian citizens, officials practicing their constitutional right

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 10:08 GMT

Citizens and officials, including the President, were seen while casting their ballots in the elections of the re-instated Egyptian Senate, amid calls for citizens to practice their constitutional right for the vital role the Senate is expected to play in the political scene.

Libyan Speaker arrives in Cairo as part of efforts to end Libyan crisis

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 07:25 GMT

During his visit to Egypt, Saleh is set to meet with a number of officials and US Ambassador to Cairo Jonathan Cohen, sources said.

Egypt’s Sisi calls on Lebanese ‘patriots’ to distance their country from regional disputes

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 04:43 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi took part on Sunday in a virtual donors’ conference co-hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron and the United Nations, with the aim of obtaining aid for Beirut.

Egypt’s Foriegn Minister discusses mutual relations, regional efforts with US Secretary and stresses 'Cairo Declaration' as ultimate solution for Libyan crisis

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 05:23 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed mutual relations between Egyptian and the United States as well as means to boost them with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call on Thursday.

Beirut blast damages ranges between $3B to $5B: Governor

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 10:52 GMT

Beirut Governor Marwan Abboud revealed, Wednesday, that the preliminary damages as a result of Beirut’s port blast ranges between $3 to $5 billion.

Egypt’s Sisi hails Saudi Arabia’s ‘careful’ organization of Hajj rituals amid coronavirus crisis

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 10:18 GMT

The Saudi authorities have allowed only 10,000 people to perform the rites of Hajj this year due to the novel virus, and have kept all facilities sterilized, although Saudi Arabia had earned billions of dollars every year from Hajj.

Sisi’s remarks on GERD indicate expectations of reaching fair deal with Ethiopia, Sudan: Foreign Ministry

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 11:21 GMT

Sisi said Egyptian media should not mention a military action as an option in the issue of the Renaissance Dam.

Egyptian President allocates LE 100 million for fund serving people with disabilities

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 04:09 GMT

The “Ataa” Fund for people with special needs was established by the 50-year old Nasser Social Bank in November last year, during the term of former Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wally.

Egypt achieves 60% success rate in plasma transfusion for COVID-19 treatment: official

Sun, 26 Jul 2020 - 10:58 GMT

Egypt has so far received voluntary plasma donors in 15 centers nationwide, saying that convalescent plasma of 420 donors has been accepted, with a success rate of 60 percent in critical and severe cases, head of the Health Ministry’s coronavirus committee said.

Egypt’s 1st lady: 1952 Revolution added to people’s ‘struggle records’

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 03:35 GMT

Egypt’s First Lady Entissar Amer on Thursday congratulated the Egyptian people on the 1952 Revolution, which abolished the monarchy, saying it “constitutes a defining moment in the history of Egypt.”

Sisi: 1952 Revolution grants us determination to achieve Egyptian people’s aspiration

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 10:07 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday greeted the people on the 68th anniversary of the July 23 revolution led by a group of military officers initially to overthrow King Farouk.

Full statement: Egyptian Parliament authorizes President to send troops to Libya

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 12:08 GMT

Less than a week after Eygpt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said Egypt may intervene in Libya to face terrorism and protect national security at the Libyans' request and following the Parliament's approval, the Egyptian House of Representatives on Monday has authorized Sisi to “take necessary measures” to protect national security, giving a green light for the president to send troops to the war-torn country.

Ankara swimming against tide as international community urges de-escalation in Libya

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 08:10 GMT

Addressing Turkey, Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman said it seems that the Libyan desire for Egypt’s support in facing terrorism in Libya has provoked some people.

Libyan Tribal Council chief says GNA resorted to Turkish ‘colonialism’

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 12:21 GMT

Saleh Al-Fandi, Head of Libya's Supreme Tribal Council denounced the Government of National Accord for resorting to Turkey’s “colonialism” amid a state of division that has extended for years between the GNA and both the Libyan National Army and the Parliament.

‘Egypt will not stand idly by’: Here is what Sisi said about apparently imminent military intervention in Libya

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 09:26 GMT

Egypt will not allow Libya to become a new hotbed for terrorism or outlawed elements, even if it means that Egypt has to intervene directly in Libya.

Egyptian Army to intervene 'at Libyans’ request, withdraw upon their order': Sisi to tribal chiefs

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 04:22 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday commented on possible Egyptian intervention in Libya, promising that “Egypt will intervene at the Libyans' request and will withdraw upon their order.”

Egyptian, French Presidents urge ending ‘illegal’ foreign intervention in Libya: Spox

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 10:00 GMT

Macron, in this regard, praised Egypt’s continuous efforts to enforce security and stability in Libya, within the framework of the Cairo Declaration announced by Sisi in June, as an extension for the outcome of the Berlin Conference in Libya.

Egypt records 913 coronavirus cases, 59 deaths as daily count keeps declining

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 08:03 GMT

Egypt’s reported 913 coronavirus cases on Wednesday July 15th and 59 deaths, as the number of cases and deaths have continued to decline this month, down from over 1677 cases on June 13 and from 97 deaths on June 15.

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