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Egypt’s Sisi hails Saudi Arabia’s ‘careful’ organization of Hajj rituals amid coronavirus crisis

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 10:18 GMT

The Saudi authorities have allowed only 10,000 people to perform the rites of Hajj this year due to the novel virus, and have kept all facilities sterilized, although Saudi Arabia had earned billions of dollars every year from Hajj.

Sisi’s remarks on GERD indicate expectations of reaching fair deal with Ethiopia, Sudan: Foreign Ministry

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 11:21 GMT

Sisi said Egyptian media should not mention a military action as an option in the issue of the Renaissance Dam.

Egyptian President allocates LE 100 million for fund serving people with disabilities

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 04:09 GMT

The “Ataa” Fund for people with special needs was established by the 50-year old Nasser Social Bank in November last year, during the term of former Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wally.

Egypt’s president calls for ‘solidarity, consistency’ against foreign interference as he receives Saudi FM

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 02:23 GMT

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan arrived in Cairo on Monday on a day-long visit to Egypt for talks on threats facing the two countries' security and stability. His Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry welcomed the Saudi guest at the Cairo International Airport.

Egypt achieves 60% success rate in plasma transfusion for COVID-19 treatment: official

Sun, 26 Jul 2020 - 10:58 GMT

Egypt has so far received voluntary plasma donors in 15 centers nationwide, saying that convalescent plasma of 420 donors has been accepted, with a success rate of 60 percent in critical and severe cases, head of the Health Ministry’s coronavirus committee said.

Egypt’s President inquires about Emir’s health after ‘successful’ surgery

Sun, 26 Jul 2020 - 08:05 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi phoned Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber to express his sincere wishes to Kuwaiti Emir for good health and a speedy recovery, Egyptian Presidency said.

Egypt’s 1st lady: 1952 Revolution added to people’s ‘struggle records’

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 03:35 GMT

Egypt’s First Lady Entissar Amer on Thursday congratulated the Egyptian people on the 1952 Revolution, which abolished the monarchy, saying it “constitutes a defining moment in the history of Egypt.”

Sisi: 1952 Revolution grants us determination to achieve Egyptian people’s aspiration

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 10:07 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday greeted the people on the 68th anniversary of the July 23 revolution led by a group of military officers initially to overthrow King Farouk.

Full statement: Egyptian Parliament authorizes President to send troops to Libya

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 12:08 GMT

Less than a week after Eygpt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said Egypt may intervene in Libya to face terrorism and protect national security at the Libyans' request and following the Parliament's approval, the Egyptian House of Representatives on Monday has authorized Sisi to “take necessary measures” to protect national security, giving a green light for the president to send troops to the war-torn country.

Ankara swimming against tide as international community urges de-escalation in Libya

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 08:10 GMT

Addressing Turkey, Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman said it seems that the Libyan desire for Egypt’s support in facing terrorism in Libya has provoked some people.

Libyan Tribal Council chief says GNA resorted to Turkish ‘colonialism’

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 12:21 GMT

Saleh Al-Fandi, Head of Libya's Supreme Tribal Council denounced the Government of National Accord for resorting to Turkey’s “colonialism” amid a state of division that has extended for years between the GNA and both the Libyan National Army and the Parliament.

‘Egypt will not stand idly by’: Here is what Sisi said about apparently imminent military intervention in Libya

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 09:26 GMT

Egypt will not allow Libya to become a new hotbed for terrorism or outlawed elements, even if it means that Egypt has to intervene directly in Libya.

Egyptian Army to intervene 'at Libyans’ request, withdraw upon their order': Sisi to tribal chiefs

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 04:22 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday commented on possible Egyptian intervention in Libya, promising that “Egypt will intervene at the Libyans' request and will withdraw upon their order.”

Egyptian, French Presidents urge ending ‘illegal’ foreign intervention in Libya: Spox

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 10:00 GMT

Macron, in this regard, praised Egypt’s continuous efforts to enforce security and stability in Libya, within the framework of the Cairo Declaration announced by Sisi in June, as an extension for the outcome of the Berlin Conference in Libya.

Egypt records 913 coronavirus cases, 59 deaths as daily count keeps declining

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 08:03 GMT

Egypt’s reported 913 coronavirus cases on Wednesday July 15th and 59 deaths, as the number of cases and deaths have continued to decline this month, down from over 1677 cases on June 13 and from 97 deaths on June 15.

Egypt’s Industry Minister reveals full strategy to convert gasoline-powered cars to natural gas

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 01:45 GMT

Through an inventory conducted in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, there are 1.8 million vehicles considered under the initiative, which is set to be implemented over the course of two to five years.

Pics: Sisi gives gifts to kids, chat to them in nursery in Cairo’s Asmarat housing project

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 06:51 GMT

Touring the housing project of Asmarat, which gives an alternative accommodation for residents of unsafe slums, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday has followed up one of the nurseries in the project and joined children while they were singing and watching a puppet show.

Italy, France object to military solution in Libya, say crisis shall be politically solved

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 03:57 GMT

Italian Defense Minister Lorenzo Guerini and his French counterpart, Florence Parly discussed the current situation in Libya and affirmed that Libyan crisis can only be resolved via political solution, Agenzia Nova reported on Friday.

Egypt’s President urges continuing national efforts to face economic challenges amid coronavirus crisis

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 03:49 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday urged continuing national efforts to counter economic challenges as a consequence for the spread of the novel coronavirus, in a meeting with ministers, the Egyptian Presidency said in a statement.

Sisi urges establishing medical warehouses to ensure strategic reserve

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 - 10:57 GMT

Sisi ordered using the highest international standards in the planned medical warehouses, including automation, using the latest technologies and artificial intelligence.