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Egypt records 129 COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 03:20 GMT

The Health Ministry said Sunday that 129 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 104516.

Iraqi FM arrives in Egypt to meet Egyptian counterpart

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 06:34 GMT

The Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs Fouad Hussein arrived in Egypt Sunday to meet his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shourkry along with other Egyptian officials to discuss updates and topics of joint interest in the region.

State Security Prosecution releases prominent lawyer on bail

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 05:08 GMT

The Egyptian prominent lawyer Tarek Jameel was released Sunday on bail of LE 300 thousand after being remanded in custody for almost two weeks.

Egypt’s Public Prosecution releases detained Journalist

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Egyptian Public Prosecution released detained Journalist Basma Moustafa Sunday on bail of LE 2000 after being interrogated about the charges pressed against her.

Egypt’s government praises Sudan’s historical peace agreement

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 06:25 GMT

The Egyptian government headed by Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly participated on Saturday in the final signing of a peace agreement between the Sudanese transitional government and the revolutionary front and other armed movements.

Egypt's NEA refutes rumors of elections’ postponement

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 06:17 GMT

The Chairperson of the National Election Authority Ibrahim Lasheen said Tuesday that the Parliamentary elections will be held as scheduled, refuting rumors claiming that a judicial verdict was issued to postpone the elections.

Egypt's NEA refutes rumors of elections’ postponement

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 05:58 GMT

The Chairperson of the National Election Authority Ibrahim Lasheen said Tuesday that the Parliamentary elections will be held as scheduled, refuting rumors claiming that a judicial verdict was issued to postpone the elections.

Financial aid for tourism workers continues till December, PM

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 08:36 GMT

The Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly convened Sunday the third meeting of the Ministerial Committee of Tourism and Antiquities that included several members of the cabinet such as the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Anani, Minister of Finance Mohammed Maait, Minister of culture, Enas Abdel Dayem and the president of Egyptian Tourism Federation, Ahmed al Wasif.

Egyptian Media Group’s staged video exposes Al Jazeera dubious covering

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 01:57 GMT

Al Jazeera was exposed Saturday in a fresh stunt pulled by the Egyptian Media Group, the Qatari-run News Agency aired a protest video as an incident taking place at an Egyptian neighborhood named “Nazlet El Samman”.

Three officers killed to stop a prison break at Tora

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 09:04 GMT

Two officers and one policeman were killed Wednesday during an attempt to escape carried out by four inmates in Tora prison who are sentenced to death.

President Sisi’s full UNGA speech

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 11:06 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi addressed Tuesday several ongoing topics during the speech he gave at the United Nations’ 75th General Assembly which is held virtually due to the current Coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt reports 113 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 10:55 GMT

The Health Ministry said Tuesday that 113 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 102254.

Egypt’s Sisi addresses GERD, Libya, and terrorism during UNGA speech

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 10:29 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi addressed Tuesday several ongoing topics during the speech he gave at the United Nations’ 75th General Assembly which is held virtually due to the current Coronavirus pandemic.

Egyptian expats’ remittances witness steady increase

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 06:36 GMT

The Egyptian Central Bank said on Tuesday that The Egyptian expats’ remittance increased 9.4 percent at $2.6 bn during July.

A new major discovery at Saqqara Necropolis

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 10:29 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced Monday a major discovery of 27 painted coffins in an 11 meters deep well at Saqqara Necropolis, to be the biggest discovery in 2020.

Irrigation Ministry urges citizens to avoid misinformation about flood

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 08:20 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on Monday urged the citizens to receive their information on a possible flood due to an increase in Nile water level only from the ministry to avoid misinformation and confusion.

Egypt’s Sisi directs to have Al-Asmarat duplicates in different governments

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 06:57 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly convened Monday members of his cabinet to discuss some of the current projects carried out in Cairo, the New administrative capital, and other Egyptian governorates.

UN Executive Secretary Praises Egypt's performance amid pandemic

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 06:54 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait had a virtual conference Saturday with the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe to discuss economic development in Egypt amid the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry denounces false Turkish allegations

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 03:58 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Saturday that it denounces statements made by the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu during an interview he had with CNN Turk channel.

Al Wafd Party to join parliamentary election

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 06:37 GMT

Egypt’s Al Wafd Party announced Wednesday that it is going to join the Parliamentary election scheduled to be held on October 24, 25, and the run-off on November 7,8.

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