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President Sisi’s full UNGA speech

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 11:06 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi addressed Tuesday several ongoing topics during the speech he gave at the United Nations’ 75th General Assembly which is held virtually due to the current Coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt reports 113 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 10:55 GMT

The Health Ministry said Tuesday that 113 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 102254.

Egypt’s Sisi addresses GERD, Libya, and terrorism during UNGA speech

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 10:29 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi addressed Tuesday several ongoing topics during the speech he gave at the United Nations’ 75th General Assembly which is held virtually due to the current Coronavirus pandemic.

Egyptian expats’ remittances witness steady increase

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 06:36 GMT

The Egyptian Central Bank said on Tuesday that The Egyptian expats’ remittance increased 9.4 percent at $2.6 bn during July.

A new major discovery at Saqqara Necropolis

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 10:29 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced Monday a major discovery of 27 painted coffins in an 11 meters deep well at Saqqara Necropolis, to be the biggest discovery in 2020.

Irrigation Ministry urges citizens to avoid misinformation about flood

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 08:20 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on Monday urged the citizens to receive their information on a possible flood due to an increase in Nile water level only from the ministry to avoid misinformation and confusion.

Egypt’s Sisi directs to have Al-Asmarat duplicates in different governments

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 06:57 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly convened Monday members of his cabinet to discuss some of the current projects carried out in Cairo, the New administrative capital, and other Egyptian governorates.

UN Executive Secretary Praises Egypt's performance amid pandemic

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 06:54 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait had a virtual conference Saturday with the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe to discuss economic development in Egypt amid the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry denounces false Turkish allegations

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 03:58 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Saturday that it denounces statements made by the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu during an interview he had with CNN Turk channel.

Al Wafd Party to join parliamentary election

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 06:37 GMT

Egypt’s Al Wafd Party announced Wednesday that it is going to join the Parliamentary election scheduled to be held on October 24, 25, and the run-off on November 7,8.

Egypt sends aid aircraft to Sudan

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 04:27 GMT

The Egyptian government sent Wednesday a military aircraft equipped with medical supplies and foodstuff to Sudan to aid those affected by the devastating floods, as part of the directives of the Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi.

Egypt’s Attorney General launches new service

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 09:11 GMT

The Egyptian Attorney General Hamada El Sawy said Sunday that a new service has been introduced by the Egyptian prosecution office as part of the current digital transformation.

Number of volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trials rises

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 07:07 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health said Sunday that the number of volunteers for the trials of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine increased to 11.

Egypt’s Prosecution Office investigates the death of citizen at Giza

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 09:45 GMT

The Egyptian Public Prosecution said Tuesday that it launched an investigation into the death of a citizen at Al Mounib neighborhood in Giza.

Egypt sends medical aid to 30 African countries

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 07:18 GMT

The Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi directed the government to send medical aids to 30 African countries to help them contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) as part of the Egyptian contribution to the African Union COVID-19 Response Fund.

Egypt reports 130 COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 10:10 GMT

According to a statement issued by the Health Ministry on Saturday, 130 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 99712.

AL condemns Serbia, Kosovo’s opening of embassies in Jerusalem

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 08:47 GMT

The Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit condemned Saturday Kosovo and Serbia’s opening of embassies in occupied Jerusalem.

Egypt receives fifth batch of General Electric train engines

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 06:50 GMT

Egyptian transport minister Kamel el Wazir went Saturday to Alexandria to celebrate the arrival of the fifth batch which consists of 30 train engines supplied by General Electric and transported by sea.

Businessman Diab jailed 15 days pending investigation

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 07:18 GMT

Egyptian authorities decided Wednesday to jail businessman Salah Diab 15 days pending investigation into charges of financial violations.

Wafa Life Insurance Egypt licensed to operate in Life and Health

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 12:57 GMT

With a shareholder equity of EGP 150 million (approximately USD 9.4 million), Wafa Life Insurance Egypt aims at actively contributing to the already remarkable growth of the insurance sector in Egypt.

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