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WFP wins Nobel Peace Prize for fight against 'hunger as a weapon of war'

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 11:42 GMT

"With this award, we wish to turn the world's eyes to the millions of people who face hunger and food poverty," Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the committee, announced in Oslo.

Norway plan to save giant Picasso murals divides opinion

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 - 11:54 GMT

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway began tearing down a landmark building adorned with giant murals by Pablo Picasso on Monday as part of efforts to rebuild government headquarters after a deadly far-right bombing.

Egypt's FM discusses Palestinian cause with Norwegian counterpart

Mon, 18 May 2020 - 08:08 GMT

The two ministers also discussed the bilateral relations and the international efforts of containing the outbreak of the new coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Islamophobia observatory lauds Norwegian Muslims’ reaction over burning of Quran

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 - 04:36 GMT

he Norwegian Muslims, who organized an event to recite Holy Quran in the street, were backed by a large number of the Norwegian city of Kristiansand’s inhabitants, who decried the burning that took place this month in their area.

Egypt, Norway discuss petroleum cooperation

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 01:10 GMT

This took place during his meeting with Norwegian Ambassador here Lena Natasha Lind.

Norway wealth fund grows to record $1.09 trillion

Fri, 25 Oct 2019 - 10:49 GMT

The fund reached the milestone as its government regulators grapple with strategy changes

Sisi congratulates Abiy Ahmed for Nobel Peace Award

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - 10:41 GMT

“It is a new victory to our black continent, which is always ambitious for peace and seeking stability and development," said President Sisi.

One person injured in shooting at Norway mosque

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 - 06:01 GMT

One person has been injured in a shooting inside a mosque in Norway, police said on Saturday, adding that one man had been apprehended.

U.S. singer Pink's tour crew crash land at Danish airport

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 - 02:56 GMT

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A private aircraft carrying members of U.S. singer Pink’s tour crew crash landed at a Danish airport early on Tuesday.

UN notified of ships targeted in UAE waters

Thu, 16 May 2019 - 09:15 GMT

Saudi Arabia, UAE and Norway have notified the UN about the sabotage attack that targeted four commercial ships in the territorial waters of the UAE.

Egypt, Norway's FMs talk Palestinian cause, counterterrorism

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 - 12:06 GMT

Søreide underscored the importance of finding solutions to sensitive issues under the umbrella of the United Nations.

Norway’s foreign minister arrives in Cairo to meet several officials

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 - 09:15 GMT

Eriksen is scheduled to hold talks with Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry to discuss means of boosting bilateral relations between the two sides.

Hegerberg won't play Women's World Cup, says Norway coach

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 04:30 GMT

Hegerberg has not played for Norway since they were knocked out of the Women's European Championship in 2017 without scoring a goal.

UK, Norway, Iceland agree on citizens' rights if no-deal Brexit

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 - 12:41 GMT

"This means that citizens' residence rights have been secured regardless of the outcome of the negotiations between the EU and the UK," Iceland, an EU outsider, said.

Handball World Cup: Egypt faces Norway in the second stage

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 - 01:23 GMT

Egypt's national handball team starts their second round of the Handball World Cup, which takes place in Germany and Denmark, against Norway at 9:30 pm on Sunday.

Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, missing after avalanche in Norway

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 - 11:30 GMT

Four tourists from Sweden and Finland were still missing on Thursday, a day after they were feared to have been swept away by an avalanche in Arctic Norway, police said.

More than 4000 tourists arrive at Egypt during the last 24 hours

Fri, 26 Oct 2018 - 12:36 GMT

Cairo International Airport witnessed during the last 24 hours the arrival of 4072 Arab and European tourists.

Norway frees Russian spying suspect but probe continues

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Norwegian authorities released a Russian man from jail on Friday after holding him for nearly a month on suspicion of spying.

Russian buildup worries Norway before big NATO military exercise

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 10:23 GMT

On the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, the sun does not rise for four months of the year and it is so cold that no trees grow there.

Arab League chief, Norwegian PM discuss Palestinian cause

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 10:02 GMT

Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit met on Monday with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg in New York.

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