world war II

May 8, 9: Time of remembrance and reconciliation for those who lost their lives during World War II

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 11:07 GMT

The General Assembly, by its resolution 59/26 of November 22, 2004, declared May 8 and 9 a time of remembrance and reconciliation.

Sept. 2 marks end of World War II, bloodiest war in human history

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 01:46 GMT

The Second World War actually began on September 1, 1939, with the German invasion of Poland.

Memory of the day: Iranian Army overthrows Mohammad Mosaddegh, reinstates Pahlavi as Shah of Iran in 1953

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 11:45 GMT

On August 19, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: Egyptian forces seize Greek Psara Island in 1824

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 02:52 GMT

On June 21, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: French military commander Kléber assassinated in Cairo in 1800

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 12:29 GMT

On June 14, many important events took place.

Three years on, Greece's Lesbos looks back at migrant crisis

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 01:50 GMT

Three years ago, the Greek island of Lesbos found itself at the heart of Europe's greatest migration crisis since World War II.

Greeks recall their childhood memories in Egypt

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 10:54 GMT

Khawaja Philip and Roxana are two Greeks arrived in Egypt during World War II and refused to leave since then. Both of them recalls memories during an interview with et.

Serbian street artists make football the beautiful game

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 12:18 GMT

Graffiti or street artists in Belgrade are playing out a football rivalry on the city's walls in a development far from the image of ultranationalism and violent Balkan fans.

Video shows King Abdulaziz, Churchill meeting in Egypt

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 12:10 GMT

A rare video of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz Al-Saud meeting with U.K. Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Fayoum in February 1945 is circulating on Twitter.

War drama film 'Come and See' screening to screen in Cairo

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 - 02:40 GMT

The 1985 Soviet War drama 'Come and See' will be screening at Room ART Space & Café on February 18, 2018.

Indian minister reveals meeting details with President Sisi

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 12:17 GMT

Akbar laid a wreath at the cemetery of Indian soldiers who participated in the Alamein Battle.

Launching of New Alamein City postponed

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 - 08:40 GMT

The launching was due to take place on Saturday, coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Alamein.

Japan's PM Abe mulling snap election as early as October: media

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 10:04 GMT

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering calling a snap election as early as next month.

On Hiroshima bomb anniversary, 1500 nuclear weapons on earth

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 01:10 GMT

On the anniversary of atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima city in 1945, all States should intensify their efforts to pursuit a nuclear-weapons-free world.

Rommel Cave Museum to reopen soon: Antiquities ministry

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 07:09 GMT

The Rommel Cave Museum will open its doors to visitors soon after having been closed for seven years

US writer out of job after Japanese Indy 500 victor remarks

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 - 09:16 GMT

A veteran sportswriter left U.S. newspaper the Denver Post on Monday after he stated he was unsettled by a Japanese driver's victory in the Indianapolis 500.

Recurrence of Pharaonic stone slab returned to Berlin Museum

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 - 08:09 GMT

An ancient Egyptian Pharaonic stone slab was returned to the Berlin Museum in Germany, after 70 years, where it was thought to be lost during World War II.

MP demands compensation from WWII states over landmines

Mon, 08 May 2017 - 01:01 GMT

A motion was submitted to the parliament Monday to demand compensation for Egypt over millions of World War II the Western Desert.

Egypt renovates Rommel’s Cave Museum of WWII in Matrouh

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 - 12:07 GMT

Antiquities Ministry, in cooperation with Matrouh Governorate, started the renovation of Rommel’s Cave Museum in Matrouh, north-western Egypt, to be opened for visitors within two months

El Alamein: A Forgotten Turning Point

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 - 02:37 GMT

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