At 5th Arab-Japanese Economic Forum, Egypt highlights repercussions of Israeli aggression against Gaza on economy

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 - 09:06 GMT

Abu Bakr emphasized the critical importance of ongoing coordination between Arab countries and Japan to bolster the resilience of the Palestinian economy. This comes in response to the continuous Israeli attacks and devastation in Gaza, which have severely impacted essential infrastructure and livelihoods. He also denounced Israeli actions in the West Bank, including land confiscations and settlement expansions, which undermine Palestinian capabilities.

EgyptAir to operate new flights to New Delhi, Misrata, Tokyo this year: Minister

Thu, 20 Jul 2023 - 11:02 GMT

EgyptAir will operate new flights to India’s New Delhi as of August and Libya’s Misrata and Japan’s Tokyo starting September, Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Abbas Helmi said on Wednesday.

Japan supports Egypt's universal health coverage program with USD 330 mln

Thu, 23 Feb 2023 - 12:09 GMT

During the ceremony, Mashat said that the project aims at enhancing the state’s efforts to develop health care services and providing them to all citizens.

Egyptian delegation participates at Shinzo Abe funeral, delivers message from Sisi to PM Kishida

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 04:42 GMT

The Egyptian delegation, headed by Transport Minister Kamel Al-Wazir, and accompanied by Egypt's Ambassador to Tokyo, Mohamed Abu Bakr, laid wreath of roses during the funeral ceremony of the late Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Egyptian Ambassador to Japan, Tokyo governor discuss aspects of joint cooperation

Thu, 27 Jan 2022 - 03:06 GMT

The Egyptian Ambassador to Japan, Ambassador Mohamed Abu Bakr, met with the Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, during which they discussed aspects of joint cooperation between the two sides.

Government of Japan announces foreign recipients of the Autumn 2021 Imperial Decorations on November 3

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 03:46 GMT

Ambassador of the Permanent Observer of the League of Arab States to the United Nations & Special Adviser on Africa to the United Nations Secretary-General Maged Abdelfatah Abdelaziz is among the recipients.

Japan’s Emperor thanks Egyptian Ambassador to Tokyo for his efforts on boosting bilateral relations

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 02:06 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador in Tokyo, Ayman Kamel, was received by the Emperor of Japan “Naruhito” as part of his farewell ceremony for the end of his tenure in Japan.

Sisi to honor Egyptian medal winners of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics Thursday

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 08:44 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will honor later on Thursday Egyptian athletes who won medals at the 2020 Summer Paralympic games held in Tokyo in August and September.

Spain's Garcia appears in record 8th Olympics

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 - 11:22 GMT

Garcia, the only walker on Friday born in the 1960s, finished 35th in the 50km race in Sapporo.

Memory of the day: Death of Egyptian politician Rawya Ateya in 1997

Sun, 09 May 2021 - 01:09 GMT

On May 9, many important events took place.

Tokyo governor tells residents to stay home over holiday as virus surges

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 01:26 GMT

The city is on its highest coronavirus alert level, with experts warning infections appear to be spreading rapidly and widely.

Egypt to test Japanese anti-viral drug Avigan in clinical trials

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 12:53 GMT

Fujifilm Holdings Corp said it will start phase II clinical trials of its anti-flu drug Avigan for COVID-19 patients in the United States, according to the NY Times.

Postponed Tokyo Olympics to open July 23 next year

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - 06:07 GMT

The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organisers said on Monday, after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until 2021.

Tokyo postponement has 'no impact' on Paris 2024 Olympics, says organiser

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 - 07:08 GMT

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic will have "no impact" on the Paris Games, which will go ahead as scheduled in "summer 2024", the head of the organising committee Tony Estanguet told AFP on Tuesday.

Australia says qualified athletes assured of Tokyo spots in 2021

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 - 06:15 GMT

“At least we have a new goal and planning has started,” he said.

Tokyo stocks open higher on virus stimulus measures

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 05:37 GMT

The Chinese government plans to officially recommend the drug's use for treatment, Japan's Jiji Press and other media reported.

Olympic gymnastics qualifier in Tokyo cancelled over virus

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 05:24 GMT

Leading gymnasts including four-time Olympic gold medallist Biles, who is expected to be among the stars of Tokyo 2020, had been on the original entry list for the event.

No deadline for Olympic decision - IOC's Coates

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 - 07:07 GMT

The International Olympic Committee's point man for the Tokyo Games has insisted there's no deadline to call off the event and that it was still going ahead as planned.

Virus forces Japan to cancel ceremony to mark tsunami

Fri, 06 Mar 2020 - 07:52 GMT

For the past eight years, the prime minister, lawmakers, and family members who lost loved ones in the disaster have attended the nationally-televised ceremony.

Handball: Egypt delegation returns home after qualifying to Tokyo Olympics

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 - 08:37 GMT

Egypt's first handball team returns to Cairo on Monday after crowning the African Cup of Nations title over Tunisia, host of the tournament, with a score of 27/23, and booked the ticket to the Tokyo Olympics 2020, under the supervision of Moamen Safa, hea