Sykes-Picot, a dangerous agreement that divided the Arab world

Sun, 16 May 2021 - 02:14 GMT

May 16, 1916, is an important date because of the Sykes-Picot Agreement and the disasters that resulted from it that resulted in the division of the Arab region into several countries.

Memory of the day: Britain forbids slave trade between Africa & America in 1807

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 03:36 GMT

On March 2, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Jordan suspends flights to/from UK, Arabia, Kuwait

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 - 10:53 GMT

The Royal Jordanian (RJ) announced the suspension of all flights from/to London, effective December 21 until January 3, 2021, due to a new strain of the coronavirus detected in Britain, Petra reported Tuesday.

Covid’s new strain likely to exist in Egypt: Ministry of Health official

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 09:50 GMT

Covid’s new strain, which has been announced to be found in Britain is likely to exist in Egypt according to Mohamed al Nady, member of the scientific committee to confront Coronavirus at the Ministry of Health.

British grandma is first in world to get Pfizer vaccine outside trial

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 10:52 GMT

Margaret Keenan, a 90-year-old grandmother, on Tuesday became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

Interview: Egypt-UK Economic Relations on an Upward Trend

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 11:37 GMT

Chairman of the Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce Ian Gray speaks about investment opportunities in Egypt, and the prospects of bilateral economic relations in the near future.

Egypt’s 1st Virtual Business Week event kicks off Monday

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 04:20 GMT

It is organized by the Egyptian British Business Association BEBA and the Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce (EBCC) in cooperation with the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in the United Kingdom and the British International Trade Administration (DIT) in Egypt.

Trade volume bet. Egypt, Britain records £1.2B in 8 months: EBCC Chairman Ian Gray to ET

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 01:02 GMT

"The total trade volume between Egypt and Britain has steadily increased over the last few years and crossed the £2 billion in 2019."

Trump and Johnson face rubber ridicule as UK's 'Spitting Image' returns

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 11:53 GMT

“Spitting Image”, the defining British satirical show of the 1980s, roars back on screens on Saturday to lampoon a new generation of politicians, royals and celebrities in puppet form, led by Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and Prince Harry.

Regal-owner Cineworld to close all U.S., UK and Irish screens

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 11:44 GMT

Cineworld, the world’s second-biggest cinema operator, will close all its screens in the United States, Britain and Ireland this week after studios pulled major releases such as the latest James Bond film, a person familiar with the situation said.

Harry and Meghan team up with Netflix in major Hollywood move

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 - 11:41 GMT

Britain’s Prince Harry and his American-born wife Meghan have signed an exclusive multiyear production deal with Netflix Inc.

TV viewing surges during Britain's lockdown, led by streaming services

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 11:23 GMT

Britons spent 40% of their waking day watching TV and online video at the height of the COVID-19 lockdown in April.

Battle of Britain flypast marks Vera Lynn funeral

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 05:15 GMT

Battle of Britain flypast marks Vera Lynn funeral.

Vera Lynn, voice of hope in wartime Britain, dies at 103

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 - 09:46 GMT

Vera Lynn, the singer who became a symbol of hope in Britain during World War Two and again during the coronavirus pandemic with her song “We’ll Meet Again”, died at the age of 103 on Thursday.

One-fifth of Britain's coronavirus patients were infected in hospitals: Telegraph

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 09:40 GMT

About one in five of Britain’s patients with COVID-19 caught the disease while in hospital, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported, citing papers by government scientists.

Boris Johnson to release lockdown details as Raab adds to confusion over new rules

Mon, 11 May 2020 - 11:38 GMT

The prime minister’s announcement of his "first sketch of a road map" for restarting the economy and social lives in England was criticized as "vague" and "indecisive".

UK royal Archie celebrates first birthday with story from mum Meghan

Thu, 07 May 2020 - 10:12 GMT

Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, the son of Britain’s Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan, celebrated his first birthday on Wednesday.

UK deaths from coronavirus pass 26,000

Wed, 29 Apr 2020 - 08:16 GMT

The foreign secretary said this did not represent "a sudden surge", as the figure includes deaths since 2 March, Sky news reported.

UK at 'dangerous' stage, no lockdown exit strategy in sight

Sun, 26 Apr 2020 - 10:31 GMT

Britain’s stand-in leader resisted pressure on Sunday to explain how the government plans to ease a coronavirus lockdown that has been in place for a month.

PM Johnson says he owes medics his life as alarm grows over soaring UK death toll

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 11:16 GMT

Johnson said he owed his life to hospital staff, in his first comments since leaving intensive care for coronavirus treatment.