Egypt’s ambassador in Athens, Omar Amer, met on Wednesday with Dimitris Kairidis, the Greek Minister of Immigration as they discussed the repercussions of the illegal immigration sinking boat last June.
The Egyptian state-owned flag carrier, EgyptAir, cancelled its flight No. MS747 to Athens today due to a national strike staged by the Greek workers’ unions.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will travel to Greece’s capital Athens on Friday to take part in a ministerial meeting with his Greek, Cypriot and French counterparts.
In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on November 8.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi arrived in Cairo, Tuesday after participating in a tripartite summit in Athens, which brought together the leaders of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said.
The president also offered his condolences over the victims of the earthquake that hit the Aegean Sea last month, Radi added.
President Sisi’s comments were stated during a meeting with Minister of Environment and Energy Kostas Hatzidakis in Athens on Thursday.
“The two countries have played a prominent role and an undeniable influence on the progress of human civilization in various fields of science, arts and literature,” President Sisi said.
Officers were called in to break up a brawl between two groups of tourists. Two other Britons were also detained.
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Shoukry will arrive in Athens Tuesday on an official visit for talks on boosting Egyptian-Greek cooperation and issues of mutual concern.
The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir presents for the first time three collections of antiquities that were stored in the museum.
Russia said it had summoned Greece's ambassador to Moscow and told him it was responding in kind to what it called an unfriendly decision by Athens.
The worst Greek forest fires in a decade burned at least seven people to death near Athens on Monday as they attempted to flee in their cars or on foot.
The charred remains of at least four persons were seen on the streets of a Greek village ravaged by fire on Monday evening, a Reuters witness said.
Tens of thousands rallied in northern Greece on Wednesday to protest against a possible compromise solution to a long-running row between Athens and Skopje.
Ride-hailing service Uber said it would suspend its service in Greece after the approval of local legislation which imposes stricter regulation on the sector.
Egyptian expatriates in Athens, Greece, have flocked to the designated polling stations early Friday to cast their votes in the 2018 presidential election.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday said Athens would not tolerate any challenge to its territorial integrity
An earthquake with a preliminary reading of 4.6 rattled Athens and central Greece early Sunday.