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Egypt, Tunisia among African recipients of mRNA technology to produce COVID-19 vaccine

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 - 01:34 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi expressed his appreciation for Egypt being selected to be among the countries of the African continent that will receive the support to obtain the mRNA technology.

Egyptian President Sisi, Manfi discuss development in Libya

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 - 11:39 GMT

President El-Sisi confirmed Egypt's full support for the current political path to settle the Libyan crisis at all bilateral, regional and international fora.

President Sisi affirms Egypt’s support for measures taken by Kais Saied in Tunisia

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 - 10:56 GMT

The meeting touched on ways to enhance bilateral cooperation frameworks between the two countries views were exchanged on a number of regional issues of common interest, Rady added.

Sisi urges supporting Africa to face climate change as he chairs roundtable in Brussels

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 - 09:54 GMT

His remarks were made during a roundtable in Brussels on climate within the framework of the Sixth European Union – African Union Summit.

Sisi, Belgian companies follow up on cooperation in green hydrogen production for power generation

Wed, 16 Feb 2022 - 01:02 GMT

Sisi held a meeting on Wednesday with the CEOS and officials of DEME Group, the company of Port of Antwerp, and Fluxys in Brussels. The meeting came as Sisi arrived in Belgium on Tuesday to attend the Sixth European Union – African Union Summit set to be held on 17-18 February.

Egyptian president scheduled to visit Brussels to attend 6th EU-AU Summit Thursday

Mon, 14 Feb 2022 - 09:27 GMT

President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen will receive Sisi upon arrival in Brussels, according to the agenda of the E uropean Union Council.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry discuss protection of migrants, refugees with EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 02:30 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry meet, Monday with the European Union's Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs Ylva Johansson in Brussels.

Egypt tests nationals returning from Europe for coronavirus: sources

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 - 03:10 GMT

Quarantine authorities in Cairo International Airport on Thursday declared the state of emergency, to test Egyptians coming from Brussels on a flight operated by the Egyptian flag carrier, EgyptAir, for coronavirus, Emirati 24.ae reported.

Britain hails new start as it says farewell to EU

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 04:42 GMT

At the clocks strike 11:00 pm, Britain becomes the first country to leave the 28-member bloc and goes it alone for the first time since 1973.

EU threatens sanctions over Turkey’s Cyprus drilling

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 - 10:00 GMT

The European Union (EU) has stepped up its rhetoric over Turkey’s “illegal” drilling for oil and gas off Cyprus.

Islam Chipsy to carve his name on Kunsten Festival on May 10

Sun, 05 May 2019 - 03:56 GMT

Music distributor Islam Chipsy is preparing to make his way to Europe to add his musical touch to the opening of Kunsten Festival Des Arts' 24th edition

'Intimate Audrey': Hepburn exhibition opens in Brussels

Fri, 03 May 2019 - 02:05 GMT

An exhibition offering an intimate look at the life of late actress Audrey Hepburn has opened in Brussels, marking the 90th anniversary of the Hollywood star’s birth in the Belgian city.

EU studying more sanctions on Venezuela, no oil embargo

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 02:00 GMT

The European Union is considering imposing more sanctions on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

FM heads for Brussels Sunday for EU-Arab meeting

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 - 04:00 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will head on Sunday for Brussels to attend the European-Arab ministerial meeting, set to be held Monday.

Tintin marks 90th birthday with colonial controversy

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 - 10:16 GMT

Tintin will mark his 90th birthday this year with a return to controversy as his Belgian creator’s heirs release a new edition of “Tintin in the Congo”, a work from 1930 that draws accusations of racism.

Man fires shots at restaurant in Brussels and flees

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 - 11:50 GMT

A man fired three shots into the window of a restaurant in central Brussels on Monday morning before fleeing, police said.

Thousands march in Brussels against U.N. migration pact

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 - 04:20 GMT

Thousands of people marched in Brussels on Sunday against a U.N. pact aimed at fostering cooperation on migration.

Fuel tax protesters block Brussels streets

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 - 11:37 GMT

Scores of Belgian protesters wearing the yellow vests that have become a symbol of anti-tax demonstrators in neighboring France blocked a key road junction in central Brussels on Friday, calling on the government to resign.

UK government to face challenges to May's Brexit plan in parliament

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 - 12:30 GMT

British Prime Minister Theresa May's bid to win approval for her Brexit deal will have to overcome attempts to block or change it by rival lawmakers on Dec. 11.

EU says Brexit deal can be done, but UK must act now

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 - 10:30 GMT

EU leaders warned Britain they would offer no more concessions to break the deadlock in Brexit negotiations but expressed confidence that a deal can be done.

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