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Lebanese Defense Min. thanks Sisi for honset interest in Youths future

CAIRO – 15 December 2019: Lebanon's Minister of Defense, Elias Bou Saab, on Sunday, December 15, 2019, thanked President Abdel…

FM highlights counter-terror efforts, says 2011 events harmed security

CAIRO – 15 December 2019: The remarks of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in the 2014 session of the United Nations…

Sarraj’s gov’t unauthorized to sign international deals: Libyan speaker

Sharm El Sheikh: – 15 December 2019: The government of Fayez al-Sarraj, prime minister of the so-called Government of National…

Preparatory meetings for African defense, security commission launch in NAC

CAIRO – 15 December 2019: The preparatory meetings for the twelfth convention of the specialized technical committee for African defense,…

Sisi calls for facing states funding terror, urges UN to update mechanisms

CAIRO – 15 December 2019: The Egyptian President on Sunday affirmed the need for a decisive and firm stance toward…

PA president underscores Egypt’s support for Palestinian cause

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Dec 14 (MENA) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has stressed that Egypt plays an important role to…

Libya’s diplomatic mission in Egypt dissents from Sarraj, confirms its bias to Libyan army

CAIRO – 14 December 2019: Libya's diplomatic mission in Egypt, including all its affiliate diplomatic attaches, has distanced itself form…

Arab Parl’t speaker congratulates elected Algerian president Tebboune

CAIRO, Dec 14 (MENA) – Arab Parliament Speaker Mishaal bin Fahm al Salami congratulated elected Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune who…

Pompeo warns Iran over attacks by ‘proxies’ in Iraq

WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (MENA) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned Iran of a "decisive" response if US…

Albanian journo in WYF for 2nd time says Egypt is safe

CAIRO – 14 December 2019: Jona Koprencka, a deputy editor of an online website in Albania, spoke to Egypt Today…

Albanian participant: WYF sends message of diversity, union

CAIRO – 13 December 2019: “I remember when I was a kid someone gifted me a calendar, with 12 different…

Former PM says Turkey being ‘held back’ by Erdogan

CAIRO – Dec 13, 2019 – Turkish ex-prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, saying…

Sisi: Aswan Forum helped provide solutions to African challenges

CAIRO – 13 December 2019: President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Thursday said the first Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and…

Comoros’ president hails Egypt’s role to enhance African joint work

CAIRO – 12 December 2019: President of Comoros Azali Assoumani on Thursday has praised the efforts exerted by Egypt to…

Sisi, Senegal’s president talk cooperation to counter extremism

CAIRO – 12 December 2019: President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Wednesday expressed Egypt's willingness to cooperate with Senegal, as a…
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