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Ten U.N. peacekeepers killed in attack in northern Mali

BAMAKO – 21 January 2019: Ten U.N. peacekeepers from Chad were killed and at least 25 were wounded while repelling…

Erdogan: Turkey is ready to take over Syria’s Manbij

ISTANBUL – 20 January 2019: Turkey is ready to take over security in Syria's Manbij without delay, President Tayyip Erdogan…

Two more arrested over Northern Ireland car bomb

DUBLIN – 20 January 2019: Two more men were arrested on Sunday over a car bomb attack in Northern Ireland's…

Russian senator says U.S. warship in Black Sea should keep its distance

MOSCOW – 21 January 2019: Visits to the Black Sea by U.S. warships have nothing to do with U.S. security…

Egyptian Media Group signs protocol to promote State’s TV

CAIRO – 20 January 2019: Egyptian Media Group signed on Sunday a protocol with the National Media Authority (NMA) in…

Egypt seeks emulating Germany in waste management technology

CAIRO – 20 January 2019: A ministerial committee formed of ministers of military production, local development, environment besides the chairman…

Sudan police tear gas protesters ahead of parliament march: witnesses

Khartoum (AFP) Sudanese police fired tear gas on Sunday at protesters ahead of a planned march on parliament in Omdurman,…

4th Arab Economic Summit kicks off in Beirut

BEIRUT, Jan 20 (MENA) – The 4th Arab Economic and Social Development Summit kicked off on Sunday with the participation…

Justice minister asserts Egypt’s ability to defeat terrorism

CAIRO, Jan 20 (MENA) – Justice Minister Hossam Abdel-Rahim asserted on Sunday that Egypt under the leadership of Abdel Fatah…

French economy minister arrives Cairo to prepare for Macron’s visit

CAIRO – 20 January 2018: French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Mair arrived Sunday Jan. 20 to prepare for…

20 defendants sentenced to life in Giza Terrorist Cell case

CAIRO – 20 January 2019: A total of 20 defendants were sentenced to life in prison, and a minor was…

Sisi issues decree to establish Sphinx University in New Assiut

CAIRO, Jan 20 (MENA) – President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has issued a decree to establish a private Egyptian university with…

French Development Agency keen on backing new development projects in Egypt

CAIRO, Jan 20 (MENA) – Philippe Bauduin, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the French Development Agency, stressed France's full…

Agriculture minister hails cooperation with Germany

BERLIN, Jan 20 (MENA) – Egypt's agricultural cooperation with Germany has been hailed as Berlin is one of the agricultural…

Trump says a deal ‘could very well happen’ with China

WASHINGTON – 20 January 2019: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday progress is being made toward a trade deal…
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