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Egypt approves Sputnik V vaccine for emergency use

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The Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) approved Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in Egypt, the country's drug regulator said in a statement...
Photo taken on Sept. 6, 2020, at the special area for public health and epidemic prevention of the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services shows inactivated COVID-19 vaccines developed by China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm). (Photo by Weng Qiyu/People’s Daily Online)

Egypt and Arab League receive 1st batch of China-aided COVID-19 vaccines

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The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines provided by China for Egypt and the General Secretariat of Arab League arrived here early Tuesday. ...
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Egypt begins mass Covid-19 vaccination with shots for medical workers

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dpa/GNA - Egypt kicked off its long-awaited Covid-19 vaccination campaign on Sunday, as the Arab world's most populous country continues to record daily...
Atoms Empowering Africa

“Atoms Empowering Africa” Online Video Competition Launched

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  To ignite more interest in science and technology, ROSATOM has launched its 6th Annual Online Video Competition for African youths. The competition which is open...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan discuss on Nile dam amid deadlock on tripartite talks

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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on Sunday held a virtual meeting over the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue as the deadlock on...
African Union

African Union hails Gulf diplomatic rapprochement

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The African Union on Wednesday hailed the diplomatic rapprochement to end a blockade against the Gulf nation of Qatar. "I wish to commend Saudi...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia agree to hold more talks on Nile dam: Egyptian foreign ministry

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Ministers of foreign affairs and irrigation of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed on Sunday to hold a week-long round of negotiations to discuss the...
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China and Egypt sign letter of intent for COVID-19 vaccine cooperation

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Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang signed the letter, on behalf of the National Health Commission of China, with Mohamed Hassani, Egyptian assistant minister...
A mourner holds up a lit candle in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2020. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

2020 saw the deaths of the first James Bond and Egypt’s last pharaoh

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dpa/GNA - In a year where death became far too common thanks to a new disease which seemed to strike across lines of...
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Egypt intensifies peace efforts with Libyan warring parties to end conflict

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The recent visit of a high-level Egyptian security delegation to Libya's capital Tripoli reflects Cairo's openness to all Libyan parties with the goal of...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Egypt eyes reopening trilateral talks on Ethiopia’s Nile dam

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Egypt looks forward to taking part in the next round of trilateral talks with Ethiopia and Sudan on an Ethiopian dam built on their...
Ancient Coins

Egypt delivers smuggled ancient coins to China

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Egypt delivered on late Tuesday 31 ancient Chinese coins to the Chinese embassy in Cairo. In a ceremony held at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo,...
Egyptian Museum

Egypt celebrates 118th anniversary of renowned Cairo museum

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Egypt celebrated late on Tuesday the 118th anniversary of the establishment of the Egyptian Museum in downtown Cairo. Held at the museum in Tahrir Square,...
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Libya’s warring sides reach ceasefire deal ahead of political talks

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The two main conflict parties in Libya signed a country-wide ceasefire agreement on Friday in Geneva, days before a new round of political talks...
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2 militants killed in Egypt

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Two militants were killed in a police raid in a province north of Egypt's capital Cairo, the Egyptian interior ministry said in a statement...
A United Airlines passenger jet taxis to a runway at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco

Egypt’s airports apply international highest-standard precautionary measures: minister

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Egypt has imposed international highest-standard precautionary measures to control the spread of COVID-19, Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar said in an...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egypt confirms 138 new COVID-19 cases, tally hits 102,513

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Egypt confirmed late on Thursday 138 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total cases registered in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic to...
Building Collapse

6 killed in house collapse southern Egypt

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At least six persons, including four children, were killed on Thursday in a two-storey house collapse in the province of Sohag, south of the...
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit (C) attends an emergency meeting of Arab foreign ministers at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, on Feb. 1, 2020. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said here on Saturday that his authority informed the Israeli and U.S. sides that it will "cut all relations" with them over the recently released U.S. peace plan. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt stress on two-state solution as key to achieve peace

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Foreign Ministers of Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt on Thursday stressed that the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the two-state...
Sudanese Peace Deal With Armed Groups

Jordan, Germany, France, Egypt stress on two-state solution as key to achieve peace

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Foreign Ministers of Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt on Thursday stressed that the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the...
Makeshift Hospital

Egypt’s COVID-19 cases rise to 102,375, 121 new cases

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Egypt reported late on Wednesday 121 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total number registered in the country since the outbreak to 102,375, said the...
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Egypt issues electronic smart cards to farmers to digitize agricultural sector

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The Egyptian government is carrying out a key program of issuing electronic smart cards to farmers nationwide with the aim of eliminating administrative corruption,...
Prisoners are seen before being released at a prison in Sanaa, Yemen, on Sept. 30, 2019. Yemen's Houthi group released on Monday 290 prisoners, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said in a statement. (Photo by Mohammed Mohammed/Xinhua)

3 policemen, 4 prisoners dead in foiled jailbreak attempt in Egypt

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Three Egyptian policemen and four prisoners were killed on Wednesday as the police foiled a jailbreak attempt at a prison in Cairo, state-run Al-Ahram...
Covid-19

Egypt registers 113 new COVID-19 cases

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Egypt recorded early on Wednesday 113 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country's total infections to 102,254, said the Health Ministry. The ministry's...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Egypt’s conference calls for internationalcooperation in post-pandemic era

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Participants at an Egyptian conference have stressed the importance of international cooperation in the post-COVID-19 era. The conference, dubbed "Toward a Shared...
Makeshift Hospital

Egypt reports 126 new COVID-19 cases, 102,141 in total

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Egypt registered late on Monday 126 new COVID-19 cases, raising the country's total infections to 102,141, said the Health Ministry on Tuesday. ...
Covid-19

Egypt confirms 141 new COVID-19 cases, tally hits 101,641

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Egypt's COVID-19 total cases rose to 101,641 as the country confirmed 141 new infections on Thursday, said the Health Ministry. Meanwhile, 19...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egypt COVID-19 cases hit 101,500 with 160 new infections

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Egypt reported 160 new COVID-19 infections late on Wednesday, bringing the total cases registered in the country to 101,500. Meanwhile, 17 patients...
Makeshift Hospital

Egypt registers 168 new COVID-19 cases, 101,177 in total

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Egypt recorded on Monday 168 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections in the country to 101,177, said the Health Ministry. In...
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COVID-19: Foreign Ministry announces end of evacuation exercise

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Saturday said it has ended the evacuation of stranded Ghanaians abroad due to the COVID-19...