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5 flights to bring back Egyptians stranded in Gulf countries Tuesday

Tue, 19 May 2020 - 10:25 GMT

The Civil Aviation Ministry operates on Tuesday five flights to bring home Egyptians stranded in Gulf countries.

195 Egyptian expats stuck in Kuwait arrive in Cairo on exceptional flight

Tue, 12 May 2020 - 02:05 GMT

The flight is operated by Kuwait Airways.

ECBM: Egypt's exports of building materials hit $ 1.5 bn during Q1 2020

Sat, 25 Apr 2020 - 12:53 GMT

Egypt's exports of building materials, refractory and metallurgy industries hit 1.5 billion dollars during the first quarter of 2020, recording an increase of 32.8 percent, compared with 1.15 billion dollars during the same period last year.

Kuwait facilitates entry of Egyptian agricultural imports

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 02:56 GMT

Kuwait has facilitated entry measures of Egyptian agricultural imports into its territories.

Sisi, France’s FM agree on nead to reach settlement in Libya

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 - 06:51 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday met with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Cairo, where they agreed to consolidate joint efforts between the two countries to reach settlement in Libya, the Egyptian Presidency said in a sta

Sisi, Bahrain King discuss regional developments, security

Sat, 28 Sep 2019 - 03:36 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Saturday a phone call from King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

Iraq rejects Israeli participation in int'l force guarding Arab Gulf

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 - 09:38 GMT

Iraq said on Tuesday that it will not join any international force guarding navigation in the Arab Gulf if Israel would participate in this force.

Iran unveils 'upgraded missile defense system'

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 - 09:54 GMT

Iran unveiled on Saturday what authorities said was a locally upgraded missile defense system with a range of 400 km (250 miles).

Fighting rages in Yemen's Aden as U.N. calls for dialogue

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 - 09:46 GMT

Fierce fighting broke out on Saturday in Yemen’s southern port of Aden between nominally allied forces that have turned on each other.

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: state media

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 - 11:09 GMT

Iranian forces seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to Arab states and has detained seven crewmen.

British HMS DUNCAN arrives in Gulf

Sun, 28 Jul 2019 - 03:54 GMT

Freedom of navigation is crucial for the global trading system and world economy, the government said in a press statement on Sunday, adding that it has committed to doing all it can to defend it.

Baghdad to establish military base in Gulf bet. Iran, Kuwait: source

Sun, 28 Jul 2019 - 01:30 GMT

Earlier, Iraqi Defense Minister Najah al Shammari had announced the establishment of the largest military naval base in the Arabian Gulf's waters to develop Iraqi naval forces' capabilities.

Omani FM arrives in Iran for talks with top officials

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 02:44 GMT

Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi arrived Saturday in Iran to meet with top officials in the country, the Times of Oman reported.

Iran says in charge of security of Strait of Hormuz

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - 08:52 GMT

Iran said on Friday it was responsible for maintaining the security of the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf, state radio reported.

Oil surges after Gulf tanker attacks, stocks claw higher

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 - 10:04 GMT

Brent surged as much 4 percent after reports of the attacks added to the already-heightened tensions between Iran and the United States.

In Pics: Sisi performs Umrah in Mecca

Fri, 31 May 2019 - 03:18 GMT

The president was saluting Egyptian pilgrims at Mecca.

Sisi inspects remains of Houthis’ rockets intercepted in Mecca

Thu, 30 May 2019 - 02:41 GMT

Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki hupdated President Sisi on details of the coalition military operations and Houthis’ attacks against the kingdom.

Sisi heads to Mecca for Arab, Gulf summits

Thu, 30 May 2019 - 10:34 GMT

President Sisi will deliver a speech at the Arab emergency summit on Egypt's comprehensive vision of preserving the security and stability of the region

Shoukri, Pompeo talk regional issues, enhancing bilateral ties

Wed, 29 May 2019 - 02:57 GMT

The ministers discussed the developments in the situation in Libya and the Gulf.

Three Arab, Gulf, Islamic summits in Mecca in coming days

Tue, 28 May 2019 - 09:15 GMT

Three Arab, Gulf and Islamic summits will be held in Mecca within the coming four days in a watershed stage in view of Iran's threats.

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