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Parks, restaurants, shops in Egypt closed throughout Monday over coronavirus

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 10:51 GMT

In Cairo, authorities have banned riverboats and closed all ports of the Nile River, to ban any planned cruises until Tuesday.

US bans foreign nationals who have been in Europe from entering US

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 06:12 GMT

Travel restrictions announced on Wednesday by President Donald Trump bans most foreign nationals who have traveled to Schengen Area countries in Europe.

UK amb. welcomes 1st London-Sharm El Sheikh flight after long ban

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 - 03:47 GMT

British Ambassador to Egypt Geoffrey Adams has celebrated the arrival of the first direct flight from Britain to South Sinai’s Sharm el-Sheikh after a ban that had been imposed since 2015 over a plane crash was lifted.

Pics: First direct London-Sharm el-Sheikh flight in 4 yrs

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 - 03:31 GMT

A total of 110 British tourists arrived in Sharm el-Sheikh Thursday aboard the first direct flight from London in four years.

Publishers of Fake News in Egypt Can be Fined up to LE 250,000

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 11:36 GMT

The fines imposed on the violators shall not exceed LE 250,000, or the equivalent of this value in foreign currency.

Egypt gets rid of Tuk-Tuks via Minivan initiative

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 01:25 GMT

The government will buy the tuk-tuks from their owners and give them minivans in return.

Muslim Brotherhood revives political survival strategy

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 - 04:28 GMT

The outlawed brotherhood has been following the same strategy throughout its history since it was founded by Hassan al-Banna in order to evade bans.

US temporarily suspends importing dogs from Egypt

Sun, 12 May 2019 - 11:17 GMT

The ban also includes dogs originating in Egypt and imported from third-party countries, where the dogs lived for less than 6 months, the CDC added.

UEFA urged to end 'outdated' standing ban

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 04:07 GMT

Supporters' groups from around Europe have urged UEFA to lift what they describe as an "outdated" ban on standing areas at Champions League and Europa League matches.

Rubin Kazan handed one-year ban from UEFA competition

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 - 02:26 GMT

Rubin Kazan have been banned from European competition for one season for breaching restrictions placed on the Russian club under Financial Fair Play (FFP) break-even rules, UEFA said on Thursday.

ZTE stock surges as U.S. supplier ban lifted though outlook remains uncertain

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 08:24 GMT

The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday lifted a crippling ban on American firms selling parts to ZTE after the Chinese company deposited $400 million in escrow as part of a settlement reached last month.

ZTE shares soar after clearing last hurdle to lifting of U.S. ban

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 09:36 GMT

ZTE’s shares in Shenzhen (000063.SZ) also rose the daily limit of 10 percent.

China's ZTE clears hurdle to lifting U.S. ban

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 12:40 GMT

United States said that it signed an agreement with ZTE Corp that paves the way for the Chinese tech company to resume operations after a nearly three-month ban.

Egypt Today's world news brief

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 - 03:56 GMT

Egypt Today brings you the most important and latest news in a 2-minute read round-up.

U.S. top court backs Trump on travel ban targeting Muslim-majority nations

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 - 03:10 GMT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed Donald Trump one of the biggest victories of his presidency.

Egypt Today's world news brief

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 - 01:43 GMT

Egypt Today brings you the most important and latest news in a 2-minute read round-up.

'Al Resala' movie to screen in KSA after 40-year ban

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 08:00 GMT

After a ban of four decades, the movie "Al Resala" (The Message) is finally going to be released in theatres in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

China's ZTE signed preliminary agreement to lift U.S. ban

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 09:05 GMT

A Commerce Department spokesman said on Tuesday that “no definitive agreement has been signed by both parties.”

Female Genital Mutilation is declared religiously forbidden in Islam

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 05:43 GMT

Egyptian Dar Al-Iftaa declared female genital mutilation (FGM) as religiously forbidden on May 30, 2018.

Egyptian court lifts ban on Russian wheat imports

Mon, 28 May 2018 - 01:29 GMT

The Supreme Administrative Court had banned imports of Russian wheat with traces of fungus last November.

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