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Amman, March 13 (Petra)-- Prime Minister Prime Minister Hani Al-Mulki early Tuesday left for Cairo on an one-day official visit during which he will meet with Egyptian President Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. During the visit, the Prime Minister will also discuss with his Egyptian counterpart, Sherif Ismail and a ...
CAIRO - 12 March 2018: Russia's Aeroflot will resume regular flights from Moscow to Cairo on April 11, TASS reported the air carrier as saying Tuesday. ... Sheremetyevo Airport and Aeroflot airline have signed a service agreement with EgyptAir, the flag carrier airline of Egypt, on providing security services at Cairo Airport.

The Egyptian capital of Cairo wastes at least one million cubic metres of water every day, the Governor of Cairo, Atef Abdel Hamid, said yesterday. Speaking to local officials at the provincial headquarters in Cairo, Abdel Hamid called for "strict action" against water waste in the capital. "Preserving water is ...
CAIRO - 11 March 2018: BBC is in hot water with the Egyptian state after a controversial news report on torturing of opposition members by Egyptian police. The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters scheduled the first hearing of a lawsuit filed against the BBC to April 10. The lawsuit calls for the withdrawal of the ...
The Deutsche Presse Agentur (DPA) reported on Monday that Moscow-based Domodedovo Airport will resume flights to Cairo on March 18. ... three journeys a week after the Egyptian government approved of Russian security experts in Cairo International Airport to increase security with flights to Moscow.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry on Monday met with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir to discuss Juba's request to join the Cairo-based Arab League, according to a Foreign Ministry statement. The meeting comes in the wake of a brief Africa tour by Shukry during which he met with Kiir in the ...

CAIRO - 11 March 2018: The Khoyout Troupe will be hosting a Playback Theatre Night on March 15, 2018 at Cairo's Gramophone club. The troupe is composed of six Egyptians (Rasha, Khaled, Sarah, Amr, Nadine and Heba) who come from diverse walks of life but are united in their love of theatre.
Cairo - A small group of people have gathered in support of the sole candidate running against Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi. Saturday's rally for Moussa Mustafa Moussa lasted only about an hour and drew about three dozen people in downtown Cairo. But that was a stronger showing than he ...
CAIRO -- On an island in the Suez Canal, a towering AK-47 rifle, its muzzle and bayonet pointed skyward, symbolizes one of Egypt's most enduring alliances. Decades ago, North Korea presented it to Egypt to commemorate the 1973 war against Israel, when North Korean pilots fought and died on the ...
Recent talks in Cairo between Egyptian officials and a Hamas delegation tackled a host of issues, including the Gaza Strip's dire humanitarian situation and the faltering Hamas-Fatah reconciliation process, leading Hamas member Khalil al-Hayya said Friday. "During the visit, which came at our request, ...
CAIRO, IL (KFVS) -. Officials with Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said the U.S. 51 Ohio (Cairo) River Bridge between Wickliffe, Kentucky and Cairo, Illinois will close at 6 p.m. on March 2. It will create a more than 80-mile detour between Wickliffe and Cairo via Interstate 24 and Interstate 57 through ...
Tarik Saleh is a Swedish film-maker of Egyptian background who has put together a serviceable noir thriller set in 2011 Cairo, functioning also as a satirical anatomy of the corruption and cynicism that led to the Tahrir Square uprising. It is inspired by the true story of the singer Suzanne Tamim, whose 2008 ...
Democratic governor candidate Chris Kennedy declared recently that not a single high school senior was prepared for college in historic but economically distressed Cairo at the southern tip of Illinois. Kennedy, speaking last month to the editorial board of the Carbondale-based Southern Illinoisan, was ...
CAIRO -- The U.S. 51 bridge that connects Cairo and Wickliffe, Kentucky, may be closing due to Ohio River flooding, according to a news release from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. ... That would put floodwaters critically close to a number of more heavily traveled highways, including the Cairo bridge.
The new National Museum for Egyptian Civilization is home to more than 50,000 artifacts, and in Giza, an easy day trip from Cairo, the upcoming Grand Egyptian Museum is estimated to be the largest archeological museum in the world. "And with tourist numbers low right now, travelers will have the ...
Two trains collided on Wednesday north of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, killing at least 15 people, authorities said, the latest deadly accident involving the country's underfunded and mismanaged railways. Another 40 people were injured in the accident, which took place in the Beheira province in the Nile ...
People gather at the scene of a train collision near Kom Hamadah, in the Beheira province in the Nile delta, Egypt, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Egyptian authorities said two trains collided north of Cairo, killing at least 12 people, including a child, the latest deadly accident involving the country's ...

MINYA, EGYPT - Egyptian archaeologists have discovered an ancient necropolis containing 40 stone sarcophagi, about 1,000 small statues and a necklace charm bearing the hieroglyphic inscription "happy new year." Antiquities minister Khaled el-Enany said on Saturday the discovery near Tuna ...
... capturing people violating the rules against public urination and littering. Saber further added that signs installed aim at encouraging people to keep their environment clean amid growing violations that is affecting the whole neighborhood. There is an issue of public urination across Cairo and other cities.
CAIRO, Feb 27 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah arrived in Cairo Tuesday to head his country's delegation to the 49th session of the Arab Health Ministers Council, which begins a day later. The Kuwaiti minister, along with a delegation accompanying him, were received upon ...
CAIRO, NY (WRGB) In a post on facebook, the Cairo Durham Middle/high school says it went into a lock-down after a report of a possible threat by a student. The post says that the school, including the elementary school, went into lock-down after the student in question left the building at around 12:20 PM ...
Having qualified for the women's African club volleyball Championship in Cairo on March 6 to 16, national volleyball league champions, Nkumba University are seeking financial aid to bolster their trip. According to Nkumba's sports tutor, Patrick Sebulime, the institution is seeking up to $23,000 (sh80m) to ...
Cape Town - It took three tries, but Andrew Thabo Russell has finally broken the record for the fastest time between Cairo and Cape Town on a motorcycle. And not just broken it - he slashed five days off the previous mark of 13 days 23 hours, set by Swiss endurance rider Urs 'Grizzly' Pedraita in 2016, ...
February 25, 2018 (Khartoum) Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour Saturday said Khartoum and Cairo have agreed to stop the negative escalation and preserve the status quo between the two countries. He described the relationship between Sudan and Egypt as historic, saying the two ...
Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour announced that the Sudanese ambassador to Egypt, Abdel-Mahmoud Abdel-Halim, will return to Cairo to resume his duties. This comes a month after Sudan recalled the ambassador 'for consultation', which was said to be due to disputes over the ownership of ...
Antiquities minister Khaled El-Enany said on Saturday the discovery near Tuna al-Gabal, south of Cairo, consisted of a large number of burial shafts dating from the late Pharaonic period to the early Ptolomaic era. The site, which is more than 2,000 years old, is expected to take another five years to ...
Members of the Anglican Communion's new Inter Faith Commission will gather for their first meeting next week, in Cairo, Egypt. The AIFC was requested by the Anglican Consultative Council when they met in Lusaka in 2016, and launched at the primates' Meeting in Canterbury last October. Its purpose is ...
Russian president Vladimir Putin approved the resumption of regular air traffic between Moscow and Cairo on January 4 after the Egyptian authorities ... On February 9, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said that commercial passenger flights between Cairo and Moscow will resume on February ...
Egypt proposed an initiative to unite the Libyan armed forces and restructure the Libyan army, and Cairo began hosting meetings with Libyan military leaders. Ahmed al-Mesmari, spokesman for the Libyan armed forces, announced Oct. 29 a meeting between the military delegations from eastern and ...
The tallest man on earth, Turkish Sultan Kosen, has arrived on Friday morning at Cairo International Airport to participate in a campaign to promote tourism in Egypt. He was welcomed by the Director of Tourism Promotion Bureau at Cairo, Nisrren Othmali.
A Bainbridge Department of Public Safety K9, the Grady County Sheriff's Office, and Georgia State Patrol joined GBI and Cairo police in searching for the suspect, but were unable to find him. Agents and police are continuing to follow leads, gather and review evidence, and identify any witnesses. Anyone ...
Egypt's key religious leaders refused to meet the US vice-president last Saturday, when he arrived in Egypt for a four-day trip to the Middle East. Ahmed al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam's leading institute of learning, and Pope Tawadros II, the head of Egypt's Coptic Church, declined talks ...
Caliphs of Cairo, known for its historical themes at its balls, paid homage this year to Louis XV, King of France, under whose reign New Orleans was established. The Royal Tent at New Orleans Country Club was the ball setting, where invited guests watched a tableau that featured New Orleans founder ...
Cairo, Egypt--Ahram Online reports that the 91-ton statue of Ramesses II was moved some 1,300 feet, from a storage area to the atrium of the new Grand Egyptian Museum, which is scheduled to open fully in 2022. The statue is said to have been moved four times: the first trip, from the Aswan quarry ...
83-ton statue of Ramses II, ancient Egypt's greatest ruler, arrives at the Grand Egyptian Museum. 1 / 6. Picture of Ramses statue being moved in Egypt. Picture of the statue os Ramses II being moved in Egypt. View Images. Encased in a specially-built cage, a statue of Ramses II is moved to the new Grand ...
the Queens of Caliphs of Cairo met for the annual luncheon on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at New Orleans Country Club, a a week after the ball on Jan. 13, 2018, also at NOCC, where Queen Beth Carter reigned. Seated: Genevieve Walgamotte (2011), Mary Hainkel Plummer (1971), Beth Carter (2018), ...
Pence Begins Mideast Tour In Cairo For Talks With Egypt's president ... Vice President Mike Pence will be in Cairo Saturday. He and Egypt's president will talk about everything from fighting terrorism to ... And he'll be in Cairo, the first stop on his trip to the Middle East. Pence will meet with President ...
In November, Cairo emerged as the top hotel market to record higher occupancy, daily rates and revenue per available room among Mena cities tracked by advisory firm EY, as government incentives to charter airlines paid off. Hotel occupancy in Egypt's capital city jumped 14.6 per cent to 77.9 per cent in ...
CAIRO - 17 January 2018: Belarus Ambassador in Cairo Sergei Rachkov said his country's political leadership is deeply interested in boosting ties with Egypt in view of a prospective visit of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to the European state. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko emphasized during a ...
Cairo, Illinois--Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- With home fires as the biggest disaster threat facing families in Cairo, Illinois, the American Red Cross has joined up with the Cairo Fire Department and members of the Cairo high school Beta Club to conduct fire safety activities. The Cairo Fire Department, ...
CAIRO - 15 January 2018: An exhibition featuring the work of late award winning Egyptian artist Nour al-Youssef opened on January 10 and will run until February 15 at the Arcade Gallery in Maadi. The rare collection was provided by Alexandrian art collector Fattouh el-Kabea, and is available for purchase ...
CAIRO - 15 January: Amid ongoing disagreement between Cairo and Addis Ababa over the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance dam (EGRD), Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will arrive in Cairo on Wednesday accompanied by a high-profile delegation to attend the sixth meeting of the joint ...
"Pace yourself," warns Laila Hassaballa, co-owner of Bellies En-Route, Cairo's first and currently only food tour company, as I dive into a heaped plate of macarona bechamel (Egyptian lasagne) at Macarona Reda (56 Mansour St), a typical family-run restaurant that isn't even listed on Tripadvisor, let alone ...
Cairo, Egypt, Jan 13, 2018 / 04:02 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Marian Nabil Habib recently observed the first anniversary of what she refers to as "the martyrdom of my father." Nabil Habib was 48; he was among the 29 people who died Dec. 11, 2016, in a suicide attack claimed by ISIS. The targets were worshippers at ...
CAIRO -- In a cluttered corner of his labyrinthine law office, amid dog-eared files and half-empty coffee cups, Samir Sabry stood over a computer screen, his face grave as a stone, watching a clip of a potty-mouthed puppet. On screen was Abla Fahita, a popular satirical character based on a wisecracking ...
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry confirmed on Friday evening that Egypt highly values its relations with the sisterly state of Kuwait and its people, and that attempts by the Muslim Brotherhood group to disturb relations are quite known. In response to negative and false news perpetuated by the Muslim ...
"There are many tribes in Cairo that we mostly just overlook. The skaters, artists, bloggers -- and everyone who feels they are different, and find it difficult to relate to anything but their own outlook and surroundings," she said. Check out some photos from the collection below, taken in the up-and-coming ...
President Donald Trump (R) with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in Riyadh last year. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). CAIRO (AP) -. Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 8:06 am | כ"ד טבת תשע"ח. Egypt's chief prosecutor has ordered an "urgent" investigation into a New York Times' report about recordings purportedly of an ...
Moscow, January 11. /TASS/. Regular flights between Moscow and Cairo may start in mid-February, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov told reporters. "As I said, it will take about a month and a half after the signing of the decree (by the president - TASS.) to open the air service and to sign relevant ...
CAIRO - 10 January 2018: Egyptian Air Force Commander in Chief Younes Al Masry met with Robert Karem, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for international security affairs, in Cairo to further the military cooperation between the two countries. The two military officials held two separate meetings on ...


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