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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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. ...
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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...
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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...
An oil tanker sits offshore in the San Francisco Bay Area, the United States, April 26, 2020. More than 30 oil tankers carrying over 20 million barrels of crude oil are parked between Long Beach and the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo by Li Jianguo/Xinhua)

Egypt’s ambitious plan to achieve oil self-sufficiency within reach

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by Marwa Yahya The Egyptian plan to achieve self-sufficiency in all oil and gas products between 2021 and 2023 is...
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Egypt reports 175 new COVID-19 cases, 100,403 in total

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Egypt reported on Wednesday 175 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total number in the country to 100,403, the Health Ministry said in a statement. ...
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Egypt registers 187 new COVID-19 cases

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Egypt reported on Tuesday 187 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the national tally to 100,228, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. Meanwhile, 19...
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AFCON trophy ‘stolen’ in Egypt

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The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy has reportedly been stolen from the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) headquarters in Cairo. The country’s football body broke...
Israeli soldiers gather on November 20, 2019 near the settlement Merom Golan in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, seized from Syrian in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. - The Israeli army carried out a "wide-scale" attack against Iranian forces and Syrian army targets in Syria early on November 20, killing at least 11 fighters, the Israeli army and a monitoring group said. In a rare confirmation of their operations in Syria, the Israeli army said they carried out dozens on strikes against the Iranian elite Quds Force and the Syrian military, in response to four rockets fired at Israel a day before. (Photo by JALAA MAREY / AFP)

Egypt, Bahrain welcome peace initiatives to solve Palestinian-Israeli conflict

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Egypt and Bahrain welcomed on Saturday any initiatives aimed at achieving a comprehensive and just peace for the Palestinian cause based on the references...
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Egypt sends medical aid to 30 African countries to fight COVID-19

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Egypt has started to send medical aid to 30 African countries to help them fight the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Egyptian...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 1.27 million

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday disclosed that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent...
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In Libya, EU’s Borrell pushes for peace talks

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Josep Borrel, the European Union's (EU) high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, has been encouraged to hear that his Libyan partners are...
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Egypt develops jasmine oil trade to earn hard currency

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by Mahmoud Fouly A couple of hours before dawn, a lot of farmers and laborers in Shubra Beloula village...

Egypt pays off US$6.8 billion in debt in first quarter – central bank

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The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said on Tuesday that the country paid off 6.8 billion U.S. dollars in debt during the first quarter...