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COP27: Africa's event with highest turnout in history of climate conferences responds to logistic criticism

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 12:09 GMT

Some logistical issues at COP27 received wide coverage in a few British and U.S. newspapers and websites despite their small scale and at the expense of the climate discussions that were held at the huge event. Here is the response.

Egypt’s president meets with Swedish climate activist who cycled 7,000 km to attend COP27

Thu, 10 Nov 2022 - 01:49 GMT

“72-year-old grandma … Sweden-Egypt 8,228 km … No Fossil Fuels,” the lady, Dorothee Hildebrandt, wrote on the back of her training suit.

Harp player Yasmine el-Harbi receives guests of COP27 in Green Zone

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 12:55 GMT

Harp player Yasmine el-Harbi received the guests of the Climate Summit with sublime musical excerpts.

Green Zone at COP 27 spans over 12K sqm to accommodate civil society: Egypt's PM

Sun, 06 Nov 2022 - 02:58 GMT

Madbouli said that Egypt is keen on making room for everybody, and listening to all views and visions put forward by organizations, individuals, and civil society.

President Sisi affirms Egypt's full support for Iraq following Green Zone incidents

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 06:55 GMT

Hundreds of Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr’s followers breached the highly fortified Green Zone and stormed government facilities, including the presidential and government palaces amid an unprecedented political crisis.

Egypt condemns rocket attack on Green Zone in Iraqi's Baghdad

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 07:22 GMT

Egypt stands with brotherly Iraq in the measures it takes to eradicate terrorism and its supporters, and to preserve its national security.

UNAMI denies evacuating its employees from Green Zone in Baghdad

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 - 03:17 GMT

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) denied evacuating its staff from the Green Zone, a heavily fortified zone in the center of Baghdad.

Explosion heard near US embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 - 12:47 GMT

The US embassy in Baghdad announced a state of alert after an explosion was heard in Baghdad’s Green Zone on Thursday.