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Abdel Fattah Al Sisi

Egypt’s president approves plan to expand Suez Canal’s southern stretch

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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday approved the Suez Canal Authority (SCA)'s plan to expand and deepen the southern stretch of the waterway, state-run...
World Health Organization (WHO)

COVID-19 vaccine supply hitches could reignite upticks in Africa – WHO

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The delays in supply of COVID-19 vaccine doses to Africa linked to the crisis in India could reignite new waves of infections in the...
People wearing masks walk on the street in Ankara, Turkey, on Aug. 7, 2020. Turkey reported 1,185 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the total diagnosed cases to 238,450, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Egypt and Turkey to hold talks to mend ties

Egypt and Turkey are to hold talks on Wednesday to resolve long-running tensions between the two rival countries. The talks to be held over two...

Practicing Tai Chi by River Nile: Bruce Lee enthusiast promotes Kung Fu in Egypt

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Egyptian martial artist Yahya masters acupuncture, teaches Chinese, and acted in martial arts movies. Obsessed with Bruce Lee, he studied Kung Fu in China...
18 April 2021, Egypt, Sandahur: A man inspects the damaged wagons of a passenger train that derailed at the village of Sandahur near Banha in Qalyubia Governorate. Eight carriages of the train derailed injuring at least 109 people, according to figures released by local authorities. Photo: Sayed Hassan/dpa

Ministry confirms 11 dead and 98 injured in train derailment in Egypt

A passenger train on Sunday derailed near Cairo, killing 11 people, the Egyptian Health Ministry said, in what is the latest in a series...
Mevlut Cavusoglu

Turkey says talks planned with Egypt in early May to help mend ties

(dpa) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday that Ankara will send a diplomatic team to Egypt in early May for talks...

Passenger train derails in Egypt, 15 injured

(dpa) - A passenger train has derailed in northern Egypt, injuring 15 people, the Health Ministry said on Thursday, less than a month after...

Egypt moves 22 Pharaonic mummies to new museum amid festive “golden parade”

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Egypt moved on Saturday evening 22 Pharaonic mummies from the Egyptian Museum on Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo to the National Museum of Egyptian...
A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Ethiopia’s unilateral actions over disputed Nile dam to result in negative repercussions – Egypt

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Ethiopia's unilateral actions over the filling and operation of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will have "massive negative repercussions," Egypt's Minister of...
A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Egypt and United States diplomats discuss efforts to revive talks over Ethiopia’s Nile dam

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Egypt's Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Hamdi Sanad Loza held talks on Saturday with U.S. special envoy for Sudan Donald Booth on efforts...
Covid

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 4.05 million – Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,051,362 as of Wednesday noon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa...
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Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 4.03 million – Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,036,415 as of Monday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...
Africa Map

Africa’s COVID-19 cases top 4 million – Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,007,530 as of Friday evening, said the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Sudan and Egypt voice rejection to “fait accompli” approach to Ethiopian Nile dam

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Sudan and Egypt have voiced rejection to a "fait accompli" approach to the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). "The two countries reiterate...
flights

Morocco suspends flights with Algeria and Egypt

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Morocco on Friday suspended all flights to and from Algeria and Egypt as part of its efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. The suspension...
Sputnik V Vaccine

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. ...
New measles vaccine

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...
China Egypt

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...
Egypt Libya

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,...
Libya Map

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...
Egypt

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...