Egypt Today's world news brief



Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 10:17 GMT


Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 10:17 GMT

Egypt Today's international news wrap-up - Egypt Today design

Egypt Today's international news wrap-up - Egypt Today design

CAIRO – 20 November 2017: Egypt Today brings you the latest top of the hour news from around the world over the past 24 hours in this round-up.

Middle East

Cairo seeks ending Lebanon crisis: Egyptian ambassador to Beirut

Egypt's Ambassador to Lebanon

Nazih el Nagari

said on Monday that Egypt is moving with the aim of ending the current crisis in Lebanon regarding the resignation of its Prime Minister Saad Hariri.

The sons of the slain former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri, Ayman, Saad-Dedine and Bahaa, visit the car bomb site where their father was killed in Beirut, Lebanon February 19, 2005. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi/File Photo

EgyptAir participates in Philoxenia exhibition in Greece


has taken part in the 33rd international tourism exhibition Philoxenia held in Thessaloniki city in northern Greece.

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FILE: Head of EgyptAir Holding Company Safwat Mosallam

Qatari FM claims seeking Egypt's security, safety



is involved in funding terrorist groups leading attacks that have killed thousands of Egyptian army and police forces over the past few years and sheltering Muslim Brotherhood leaders, its foreign minister claims that they seek Egypt's safety and security.

FILE: Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani


Zimbabwe's opposition to decide on Mugabe impeachment Tuesday

Lawmakers from Zimbabwe's main opposition party MDC will hold a meeting on Tuesday to decide whether to join their ruling party rivals to impeach 93-year-old President

Robert Mugabe


Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe looks on during a rally marking Zimbabwe's 32nd independence anniversary celebrations in Harare, Zimbabwe April 18, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo


What happens now after collapse of German coalition talks?

German Chancellor

Angela Merkel

’s failure to forge a three-way coalition government has plunged Europe’s largest economy into uncharted waters, raising pressure on the three-term conservative chancellor to maintain stability.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU) for the upcoming general elections, speaks during the final election rally in Munich, Germany September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

France wants 'strong and stable' Germany, President Macron says


wants a strong and stable Germany to move Europe forward and will continue to work with the current German government, an official at President Emmanuel Macron’s office said on Monday.

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for the EU Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth in Gothenburg, Sweden, November 17, 2017. TT News Agency/Jonas Ekstromer/via REUTERS

United States

Tillerson says North Korea designation aimed at third parties

U.S. Secretary of State

Rex Tillerson

said on Monday that the move to designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism will help dissuade third parties from supporting Pyongyang.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) listens to U.S. President Donald Trump speak during a meeting with his Cabinet at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque



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