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Egypt urges reversing Israeli decision to build settlements in West Bank

CAIRO – 27 February 2020: Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday condemned the Israeli government’s decision to allow the construction of…

INTERVIEW – Zoleka Mandela: A story of a fighter for road safety

STOCKHOLM – 27 February 2020: Zoleka Mandela, a South African writer, and activist Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, has been at the…

Egypt committed to negotiations in face of Ethiopia’s absence

CAIRO – 26 February 2020: In response to Ethiopia’s non-attendance of the ministerial meeting to be held on the Grand…

Syrian Arab Army does not seek to free Idlib at present: expert

CAIRO – 26 February 2020: The Syrian Arab Army has been advancing in the countryside of Idlib and Aleppo prompting…

Why late President Sadat chose Mubarak as his deputy

CAIRO – 26 February 2020: Late prominent writer Mohamed Hassanein Heikal says in his book "Mubarak and his Time from…

Egypt, Italy discuss relations

CAIRO, Feb 26 (MENA) – Assistant Foreign Minister for European Affairs Ambassador Badr Abdel Aaty on Wednesday led the Egyptian…

Leaders worldwide mourn President Hosni Mubarak

CAIRO – 25 February 2020: International leaders mourned President Hosni Mubarak, notably mentioning his role in October war and its…

Egypt’s FM heads to Washington for final deal on GERD talks due on Feb. 28-29

CAIRO- 25 February 2020: Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry headed Tuesday to Washington D.C where a tripartite meeting between Egypt,…

5 Turkish soldiers, 21 militants killed in Syria in 24 hours

CAIRO – 25 February 2020: Five Turkish soldiers and 11 militants were killed on Monday in raids that targeted a…

Military funeral to be held for ex-President Mubarak by law

CAIRO – 25 February 2020: A military funeral will be held in the afternoon of February 26 for former Egyptian…

Profile: Egypt’s fourth president Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

CAIRO – 25 February 2020: Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak passed away at the age of 91 on Tuesday after…

Human rights constitute important component of Egypt’s development strategy

CAIRO – 25 February 2020: Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for Human Rights and International Humanitarian and Social Issues Ehab…

Qatar uses fake accounts to escalate against Arab countries: Oxford Institute

CAIRO – 25 February 2020: The Oxford Institute for Internet at Oxford University issued on Monday a report clarifying that…

Former President Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

CAIRO – 25 February 2020: Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak passed away at the age of 91 on Tuesday. Fourth…

Parliament passes amendments to ‘terror lists’ bill

CAIRO – 24 February 2020: The House of Representatives approved by a sweeping majority the amendments to the “Terror Lists”…
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