Egypt Today staff

Coptic churches in Cairo,Alexandria remain close until September 3: Pope Tawadros II

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 05:53 GMT

Since March 21, 2020, churches have been closed as a protective measure against the spread of COVID-19.

Egypt’s Sisi order completing national project for self-sufficiency of plasma derivatives

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 05:32 GMT

The President ordered the government to complete all scientific and technical aspects of the project in accordance with the highest and international standards.

LE10 plastic note not to replace old one: Egypt's central bank

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 04:18 GMT

The issuance of the plastic note, the LE 10- category does not mean that its old and currently equivalent counterpart will be canceled.

Kurdistan President offers condolences to Sisi for death of Egyptian Consul in Erbil

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 04:15 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Sunday the death of consul, offering its condolences to his family.

FAO praises Egypt in dealing with COVID-19 crisis

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 03:55 GMT

The FAO has partnered with the Egyptian government and cooperatives to find ways to limit food losses caused by production surpluses and inefficient practices.

In pics: Egypt receives 2nd of 32 metro train from Hyundai Rotem

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 03:32 GMT

The agreement, signed in 2019, is worth 317 million Euros and L.E. 640 million (which is equal to L.E. 6.361 billion).

Official explains reasons behind COVID-19 cases decline in Egypt

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 03:13 GMT

The official highlighted that deaths account for 4.7 percent of cases, which is below the global figure standing at 5 percent.

Wael Gassar chosen as an ambassador of peace and goodwill

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 02:43 GMT

The Arab-European Center for Human Rights and International Law declared choosing renowned Lebanese singer Wael Jassar to be an ambassador of peace and goodwill.

Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister decline local media reports on starting filling GERD

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 02:09 GMT

Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew denied, Monday reports circulated by local media claims the country started already filling Grand Renaissance Dam, GERD since July 8.

Fifth of Egyptians working in Arab countries may be terminated by end of 2020

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 01:56 GMT

That is because of COVID-19 outbreak.

EU ministers criticize Turkey over Hagia Sophia, drilling

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 01:09 GMT

The ministers were planning months ago to discuss taking a tougher stand on Ankara though no urgent measures were expected.

Egypt's Dar al-Iftaa: Blaming harassment on women's clothes is illogical

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 01:05 GMT

Wardani added, during a phone call with the "9 p.m." program, that the Egyptian society needs to amend religious discourse to increase people's awareness regarding women's issues.

Egypt's central bank issues LE 6.5B in T-bonds Monday

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 10:31 GMT

The T-bonds were offered in two installments, with the first valued at LE 3.5 billion with a five-year term.

Egypt spends LE61B on alternative housing for slum dwellers

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 10:13 GMT

Younes affirmed that all slum areas will be eliminated by the end of 2020.

Egypt condemns Yemeni Houthi’s attack against ‘civilian’ targets in Saudi Arabia

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 09:49 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Monday denounced Yemen’s Houthi militia for launching two ballistic missiles and bomb-laden drones toward Saudi Arabia, a statement by the ministry read.

LE83 million investment in Aswan as part of Sisi’s ‘Decent Life’ initiative

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 09:43 GMT

The projects included seven projects in the sanitary drainage sector and 12 in the road lights and pavement sector.

Egypt to submit final report on Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations to African Union, Monday

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 09:06 GMT

Egypt is expected to submit its final report on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations to South Africa as the incumbent head of the African Union on Monday after ten days of negotiations that started earlier on July 3.

48 flights including hundreds of tourists landed in Egypt since resuming int’l aviation

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 08:43 GMT

Egypt has received 48 flights from different countries with hundred of tourists on board, since resuming the aviation movement at the beginning of July.

Egypt is capable of hosting CAF Champions league matches: Fadl

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 07:15 GMT

Mohamed Fadl, a member of the five-year committee in charge of managing the Egyptian Football Association, affirmed Egypt's ability to host the semi-finals and final of the African Champions League.

Aston Villa’s coach praises Trezeguet after his brace against Crystal Palace

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 07:10 GMT

Aston Villa coach Dean Smith praised his Egyptian player Mahmoud Hassan "Trezeguet", who led the team to a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace.