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Sharm El Sheikh airport receives 1st Armenia Airways flight

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 - 11:19 GMT

There were 124 passengers on board.

Egyptian president greets Liberian, Maldivian counterparts on 'Independence Day' anniversary

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 - 01:12 GMT

President Sisi sent his fellow chiefs of state cables on July 26.

Egyptian President greets China on 100th anniversary of Chinese Community Party

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 10:41 GMT

President Sisi added that the Chinese Communist Party has been adopting a "wise policy," which accomplished an economic miracle.

David Hockney painting by Lucian Freud sold for £15 M at Sotheby's in London

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 01:14 GMT

The painting has not been seen in public since it was shown at the National Portrait Gallery in 2012.

Egypt's FM receives head of Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 - 03:44 GMT

The Kazakhstani official invited Minister Shokry to attend CICA's foreign ministers' meeting convening in October 2021.

Digital Egypt Builders Initiative partners up with South Korean university in AI master's program

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 - 10:44 GMT

The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology signed on Tuesday an MoU with South Korea's Pusan National University.

Officials answer whether Egypt has black fungus cases or not

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 03:11 GMT

The disease is not contagious or exclusive to COVID-19 patients.

Egypt condemns terror attack in Afghanistan expressing solidarity

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 11:06 GMT

Egypt condemned on Saturday the terror attack that targeted Pul-e-Alam city in Afghanistan near the capital incurring dozens of casualties.

Egypt extends condolences to Indonesia over death of submarine crew

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 02:33 GMT

The remains of the submarine that went missing on Friday were found on Sunday.

Egypt, Pakistan hold 9th round of political consultations

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 01:03 GMT

The ninth round of political consultations between Egypt and Pakistan was held in Cairo on Wednesday.

Egyptian, Sri Lankan presidents discuss economic, diplomatic cooperation

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 02:26 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Tuesday a phone call from Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to discuss bilateral relations.

Shifting trends in maritime transport, logistics in view of COVID-19

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 10:50 GMT

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused a slowdown in consumption, and subsequently, international trade disrupting maritime transportation.

Egypt sole oil-importing Middle Eastern country to grow in positive in FY2020/2021: IMF

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 04:08 GMT

The growth of those countries combined is expected to be -1% down from 2.8% in 2019.

95 Egyptians stranded in Maldives, others stuck in Southeast Asia to return home soon

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 04:23 GMT

The stranded Egyptians in the Maldives include honeymooners, and individuals working in hotels.

Asian markets rebound on hopes for limited virus impact

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 - 07:35 GMT

Asian markets rebounded Wednesday as hopes the deadly new coronavirus will have only a short-term impact on corporate earnings and economic growth prevailed.

Asian markets rise as coronavirus concerns ease

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 05:36 GMT

Tokyo rose 0.5 percent, Hong Kong put on 0.7 percent, Sydney gained 0.6 percent and Singapore climbed 0.7 percent.

Tourism to Egypt grew by 21% in 2019: UNWTO

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 08:00 GMT

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) indicated in a report that North Africa, particularly Egypt and Tunisia, witnessed a nine-percent growth.

EgyptAir to increase number of flights during summer 2020

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 - 01:20 GMT

EgyptAir airlines announced on Monday it will increase the number of flights to several destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and the Middle East

Kuwait bans domestic workers from 2 Asian, 23 African countries

Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 09:53 GMT

The ban included two Asian countries; Indonesia and Bhutan.

World's longest electric road trip ends in New Zealand

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 - 09:49 GMT

“I wanted to do my best to promote this technology and show that sustainability is a viable way of transport,” Wakker told journalists.

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