Amr Mohamed Kandil

Egypt’s Sisi calls on Lebanese ‘patriots’ to distance their country from regional disputes

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 04:43 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi took part on Sunday in a virtual donors’ conference co-hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron and the United Nations, with the aim of obtaining aid for Beirut.

Parliament Speaker tells state's Al Ahram why Egyptians should cast ballots in Senate race

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 09:40 GMT

“First of all, I call on all Egyptians to be keen on exercising their constitutional right to choose their representatives in the second parliamentary chamber,” Abdel Aal told Alaa Thabet, Al Ahram’s editor-in-chief.

5th anniversary: How New Suez Canal helped boost Egyptian economy, refresh global trade

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 01:45 GMT

The main goal of the Suez Canal, both the main and the new one, is to link the Red Sea in eastern Egypt, through Suez city on the Gulf of Suez, with the Mediterranean Sea in the northern part of the country, through Port Said city, passing by Ismailia city almost halfway.

Egypt’s 23 Revolution – and beyond: challenges and gains

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 02:16 GMT

“Abdel Nasser was a patriot who extremely loved his nation … and his Arab World.”

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.

One of top 10 strongest armies: What we know about capabilities of Egypt’s Military

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 04:36 GMT

The Egyptian army’s planned intervention in Libya has been justified by the presence of militias in the war-torn country, which threaten the national security of both Libya and its eastern neighbor, Egypt.

Turkey barged in to Libya, prepares for attack on Sirte: US tells Al-Arabiya

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 11:03 GMT

The United States Department of State affirmed its firm stance on Libya rejecting all forms of foreign interference. It also told Saudi Al-Arabiya that Turkey has barged in to Libya and is currently preparing for an attack on Sirte.

‘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.”

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.

Egyptian Parliament approves law on establishment of National Security Council

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 04:14 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament on Monday gave a final approval to a draft law introduced by the Cabinet on the country’s National Security Council, assigning new tasks to the Armed Forces in the event of “imminent danger.”

Amb. to Egypt reviews US ‘clear’ stance on Libya, steps to resolve crisis

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 01:37 GMT

Asked about the US position on Libya, Cohen said the US urges concerned parties to re-engage in political talks to bring a solution to the Libyan crisis under the UN auspices.

Timeline: 2013 Revolution remodeling Egypt’s future

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 05:40 GMT

“The Armed Forces could not turn a deaf ear or a blind eye to the movement and the appeal of the masses of people,” Sisi said in the statement, adding that the Armed Forces “based on their national and historical responsibility consulted with some symbols

Egypt’s PM urges monitoring facilities opening amid coronavirus crisis

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 03:15 GMT

Egypt will resume international flights with some countries under a number of conditions and will receive foreign visitors in the governorates of Red Sea, South Sinai and Matrouh, known for housing some of Egypt’s most popular tourist attractions.

What to expect after Egypt asked Security Council to intervene over GERD

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 12:52 GMT

“The Egyptian eagerness to go to the Security Council is a step that its various aspects were assessed, whether it will succeed or not,” Abu Taleb says.

GERD: Egypt’s struggle to reach ‘fair’ deal crashing into Ethiopia’s ‘intransigence’

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 06:55 GMT

After a decade of discussing technical and legal issues of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Egypt seemingly found it is time to take further steps, in a bid to bring Ethiopia back on negotiations track or at least stop it from filling the dam next mon

Egyptian House approves bill granting workers, farmers fair representation in Parl’t

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 11:15 GMT

Before this amendment, this appropriate representation was only granted in the first Parliament formation after the 2014 Constitution came into effect.

4 alleged as ‘forcibly disappeared’ found to have joined IS: Egyptian human rights council

Fri, 12 Jun 2020 - 11:09 GMT

The Egyptian state’s council concerned with monitoring human rights said it has investigated all complaints on alleged forced disappearance in the country, and found that most of the cases have been officially detained or have joined the Islamic State (IS

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.

Egypt’s National Women Council hails decision to cancel pretrial detention for minor

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 - 09:31 GMT

The Attorney General ordered replacing pretrial detention for a TikTok influencer who is accused of “inciting immorality” with house arrest in a center hosting and securing battered women.

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