Osama Heikal

MPs slams Minister of Information in Egypt’s Parliament, demand his resignation

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 05:48 GMT

Members of Egypt’s House of Representatives criticized Minister of State for Information Osama Heikal heavily during a Tuesday session saying that he is holding two official posts at the same time in violation of law

Egypt 1st African country to obtain Sinopharm vaccine: Information min.

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 - 02:44 GMT

Heikal said Egypt is the second country to receive the Chinese vaccine after the UAE and could receive its first batch before the European Union, noting that it reflects the Egyptian government’s success in dealing with the coronavirus crisis since it has started.

Egyptian Information Minister Osama Heikal in hot water over remarks on press, media

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 07:07 GMT

Khaled Salah criticized the minister for practicing "judgmentalism" and not exerting any effort as the information minister to improve media.

Egypt forms working group to assess Lebanon's needs after tragic blast

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 01:55 GMT

Egypt government announced, Thursday forming a ministerial working group to assess the humanitarian needs of Lebanon at such tough time in the wake of the massive blast that hit the Lebanese capital's port.

Egypt’s information minister recovers from coronavirus

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 - 12:46 GMT

“Today is my first workday after two weeks in house quarantine,” Heikal said.

Egyptian information minister self-isolates over possible coronavirus infection

Thu, 18 Jun 2020 - 01:26 GMT

Egypt’s Minster of State for Information Osama Heikal said he has self-isolated after he came in contact with a coronavirus patient. Heikal said he would stay isolated for several days.

Egypt to shorten curfew, operate flights to coastal cities: Min.

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 - 11:12 GMT

The Egyptian state has set a plan to restore all activities in the country step by step, the state minister said.

Egyptian president urges transparent media coverage amid coronavirus crisis

Sun, 26 Apr 2020 - 03:35 GMT

Sisi urged coordination between media and state institutions while dealing with the updates of crises.

Experienced journalist Osama Heikal leads reinstated information ministry

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 01:26 GMT

Heikal was the head of the Parliament's culture, media and antiquities committee before he assumed his new post.

Anani: Baron Palace will be fully renovated in Dec.

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 - 03:24 GMT

Anani pointed out that the palace will contain an exhibition that depicts the history of Heliopolis since it was the Egyptian capital until today.

Parliament's culture committee to review outcome of media, journalism law

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 01:45 GMT

Heikal said on Monday that the media authorities shall send, according to the regulations, reports to the parliament about their performance at the end of each year, adding that such procedure did not take place.

Heikal: Newspapers to vanish soon due to price hike

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 01:04 GMT

Member of the Culture, Information and Antiquities Committee in the House of Representatives, Osama Heikal.

Parliament to give its final say on Cabinet’s program on July 15

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 - 12:37 GMT

The Parliament will conclude its third round on July 15 after giving its final say on the new government's program.

Belgian Ambassador inaugurates photo exhibition in Egypt

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 07:37 GMT

Belgian Ambassador to Egypt Sibille de Cartier inaugurated a photo exhibition in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo Tuesday evening.

US envoy visits EMPC; discusses cooperation

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 06:36 GMT

Chairman of the Egyptian Media Production City (EMPC) Osama Heikal received Wednesday US Chargé d'Affaires in Cairo Thomas Goldberger.

In pics: Chargé d’Affaires of U.S. visits ON network headquarter

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 02:18 GMT

Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. to Egypt, Thomas Goldberger paid a visit on Wednesday.

Power outage at media city caused by external failure

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 - 03:50 GMT

Osama Heikal said that a power outage in the city on Saturday was caused by a failure in the circuits feeding it from the 6th of October city’s power plant.

4 Egyptians win awards for studies on boosting Egyptian-Korean ties

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 12:00 GMT

Four Egyptian researchers received awards for studies made on improving Egyptian-Korean ties from the South Korean Embassy in Cairo.

Japan will continue supporting Egypt: PM

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 08:51 GMT

"Japan will keep on supporting Egypt to achieve prosperity,” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday.

Press reform considers fate of financially unstable papers

Tue, 09 May 2017 - 07:44 GMT

The Parliament’s Media and Culture Committee held a meeting Monday to discuss a new bill regulating journalism and media affairs.