Van Basten calls for offside rule to be scrapped

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 01:49 GMT

Marco van Basten has called on football's lawmakers to consider scrapping the offside rule, saying the sport would be better off without it.

Egypt launches Middle East's largest dredger at ceremony in Netherlands

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 - 01:28 GMT

The launching ceremony, held at Krimpen shipyard of the Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC, was attended by the company’s CEO Gerben Eggink and Egyptian Ambassador to the Netherlands Hatem Abdel Gawad.

Netherlands coach Koeman hospitalised with heart problem

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 06:36 GMT

Dutch national coach Ronald Koeman required hospital treatment after suffering a heart problem, his wife told De Telegraaf newspaper on Sunday.

EU ministers agree half a trillion euro coronavirus rescue plan

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 05:54 GMT

It only defers to the bloc's 27 national leaders whether "innovative financial instruments" should be applied, meaning many more fraught discussions on the matter were still ahead.

Ajax trio told to stay away from club over virus fears

Fri, 06 Mar 2020 - 08:58 GMT

Kahlenberg was celebrating Poulsen's 40th birthday in the Netherlands last Sunday.

Egypt, Netherlands discuss ways to boost bilateral ties, investment

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 - 11:11 GMT

The third round of political consultations between Egypt and the Netherlands was held on Friday at the headquarters of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The two sides discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations at the political and economic leve

Shoukri: Egypt’s keen on boosting cooperation with the Netherlands

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 - 09:03 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri asserted Egypt’s desire to boost its relationship with the Netherlands during a meeting he held in New York City on Thursday with his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok.

Dutch court upholds Srebrenica deaths liability

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 - 12:10 GMT

Presiding Judge Kees Streefkerk said "the state did act wrongfully" and told relatives of the dead they can now claim compensation from the Dutch government.

Netherlands retain their U-17 European title

Mon, 20 May 2019 - 06:18 GMT

The Republic of Ireland hosted 16 European teams at the tournament between 3 and 19 May.

Egyptians vote on constitution amendments in Netherlands

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 - 12:50 GMT

Egyptian abroad are set to vote on April 19, 20, and 21 in Egyptian embassies and consulates in various cities and capitals around the world.

Dutch not favourites against struggling Germany - Van Dijk

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 - 04:57 GMT

The Netherlands will not be lulled into a false sense of security when they face a struggling, new-look Germany in their Euro 2020 qualifier in Amsterdam on Sunday, captain Virgil van Dijk has said.

1st trailer of political thriller 'Sons of Denmark' released

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 - 09:36 GMT

Variety website unveiled the first trailer for the film "Sons of Denmark" competing in the Tiger Competition at Rotterdam Film Festival

Man held at Amsterdam airport after bomb threat, departure hall reopens

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 - 07:20 GMT

A departure hall at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport was briefly cleared on Monday after a man claimed to have a bomb, national police said in a statement.

Dutch mounted police break up 'yellow vest' protest in The Hague

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 - 06:00 GMT

Dutch police on horseback broke up a protest on Saturday by "yellow vest" demonstrators who threw rocks and fireworks at them, a statement said.

German police arrest Syrian man Dutch suspect of attack plot

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 - 04:00 GMT

German police said they arrested a 26-year-old Syrian man who is wanted in the Netherlands on suspicion of preparing to commit a terrorist attack there.

Late goals earn Dutch spot in Nations League finals

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 11:43 GMT

Switzerland, England and hosts Portugal had already qualified for the four-team finals in June.

Dutch ambassador visits Al-Azhar, Mufti over cartoon contest

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 - 11:23 GMT

The Netherlands's ambassador in Cairo has met with Al-Azhar Imam and Egypt’s Grand Mufti to explain his government’s opposition to a cartoon contest of Prophet Mohamed.

‘Kiss Me Not’ to screen at Netherlands-Flemish Institute

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 10:09 GMT

Egyptian film “Balash Tebosny” (Kiss Me Not) will screen on Thursday at Cairo’s Netherlands-Flemish Institute.

Dutch FM criticized for saying multi-cultural societies are violent

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 06:10 GMT

Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok defended himself on Wednesday after coming under fire for saying multi-cultural societies could never be peaceful

Brazil's class of 2018 on verge of matching 1970s winless run

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 11:08 GMT

After drawing 1-1 with the Swiss in their Group E opener, Brazil will have to beat Costa Rica on Friday if they want to avoid matching the 1970s barren run.