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Kuwait CITY - 15 January 2018: Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al Jarallah said Kuwaiti-Egyptian relations are strong and historical, KUNA ... his country's strong ties with Kuwait, in response to some media reports claiming that Egypt's relations with Kuwait and some other GCC states are tense.
Explaining his incredible theory, Dr Magli said: "There is a possible interpretation, which is in good agreement with what we know about the Egyptian funerary religion as witnessed in the Pyramids Texts. "In these texts it is said that the pharaoh, before reaching the stars of the north, will have to pass the ...

CAIRO - 15 January 2018: In light of Egypt's efforts to seize corruption in governmental authorities, the Administrative Control Authority (ACA) - the regulatory body responsible for enforcing laws and regulations within state institutions - managed to detain on Sunday the Governor of Menoufia, Hesham ...
In addition, significant natural gas finds are expecte to be tapped in 2018--a development that led Egypt to announce it would cease liquefied natgas imports once it starts tapping a massive natural gas repository off the country's coast. "The Egyptian pound has also been stable since the large devaluation ...

We talk of having an independent judiciary in Egypt, but it is far from impartial. Whether in a military tribunal courtroom or a civilian one, the arc of the Egyptian moral universe bends not toward justice, but instead toward the political whim of whoever has power. That is especially pronounced in military ...
In an interview with the Guardian on Monday, Sadat indicated that his aborted attempt this year could lay the groundwork for a full campaign in 2022, when Egypt's incumbent president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, if re-elected this year, would be ineligible to stand again. "It's like committing suicide running against ...
CAIRO/Beirut: Lebanon and Egypt may be two of the Arab world's most contrasting countries, but there is one unenviable trait they do share -- a ... Our Lebanese and Egyptian reporters have detailed the daily horrors of getting behind the wheel in their home countries, with an analysis of the death and ...
2017 was a good year for Egypt. It secured a $12 billion loan from the IMF, which led to floatation of the Egyptian pound, adoption of an energy sector reform programme - including liberalisation of the gas industry - and subsidy reductions. These reforms have already benefited the energy sector.
Laura, 33, had travelled to Egypt to spend two weeks with her partner Omar Caboo on October 9, 2017. The couple met four years ago while she was on holiday and developed a close relationship, despite him being married to an Egyptian woman and having children. Laura would visit him four times a ...
CAIRO, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Egypt expressed serious concerns over Turkey's alleged shipment of explosives to war-torn Libya via a ship that was recently intercepted by the Greek authorities, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday. Media reports said that Greece's coastguards seized ...
An appeals court in the Egyptian city of Alexandria has acquitted a prominent activist and rights lawyer of charges of taking part in an illegal demonstration. ... The 2016 deal between Saudi Arabia and Egypt sparked rare protests in Egypt, which has all but banned demonstrations since late 2013. El-Masry ...
CAIRO - 13 January 2018: Egypt has revised its GDP forecast for the 2017-18 fiscal year beginning in July up to 5.3-5.5 percent, from 4.8 percent previously, ... Egypt's economy has struggled since a 2011 uprising drove tourists and foreign investors away, two main sources of hard currency, but the ...
Khartoum - Tension between Egypt and Sudan has increased this week amid military build-ups on their borders and fears that the crisis in the gulf has now spread to Eastern Africa. Turkish media reported on 4 January that Egyptian forces have arrived in Eritrea, which borders eastern Sudan, with ...

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 ...
A diplomatic spat between Egypt and Sudan is spilling over into the long-running dispute over a dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile River, which Cairo sees as an existential threat. On Thursday, Sudan officially warned of threats to its eastern border from massing Egyptian and Eritrean troops, while Egypt ...
The statement added, "Limiting information as the Egyptian government has done, without any transparency or identification of the asserted 'lies' or 'terrorism.' looks more like repression than counter-terrorism." Egypt is going into elections under a state of emergency and with a ban on assembly in place.
Ethiopia denies it is cutting into Egypt's share of the Nile, and has accused Eritrea of training rebels to carry out sabotage attacks on the dam. Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi hosted Isaias Afwerki at the presidential palace. "The two sides have agreed on continuing intensive cooperation in all ...
Sami Anan, the former military chief of staff, plans to stand in the elections in March and is expected to formally announce his candidacy on Saturday. Mr Anan led the Egyptian military from 2005 to 2012 and is well known in Egypt as part of the military junta which ruled the country after the 2011 revolution ...
"The party leaders took a decision for General Sami Anan's candidacy and informed him of the decision and there was no problem at all and no objection," from him, said Sami Balah, the secretary general of the Arabism Egypt Party. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expected to seek a second term, but is yet ...
"There is a possible interpretation, which is in good agreement with what we know about the Egyptian funerary religion as witnessed in the Pyramids Texts," Magli explained in a release. "In these texts it is said that the pharaoh, before reaching the stars of the north, will have to pass the "gates of the sky" ...
Former armed forces chief of staff General Sami Anan will run in Egypt's presidential election in March, his party said on Thursday. "The party leaders took a decision for General Sami Anan's candidacy and informed him of the decision, and there was no problem at all and no objection" from him, said Sami ...
The Hypatia stone - pebbles found in Egypt, which once came from a huge rock that was several metres wide - have long been known to have come to Earth from somewhere else. But new research shows they are even more alien than we thought, having been formed outside of our solar system and even ...
CAIRO, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- An Egyptian-American archaeological mission discovered in Upper Egypt's Aswan province a complex of two ancient buildings that used to serve as administrative offices and storehouses for mining projects, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities revealed on Thursday. Found in Tel ...
Speaking to Anadolu Agency by phone, Sami Balah, SEC-Gen. of Arabism Egypt Party, said that the supreme committee of the party approved a decision of choosing Anan - founder of the party- to run in presidential election. Born in February 1948, Anan held many posts in Egyptian armed forces since his ...
So, when my hubby, Bill, called to say, 'Scrap our other travel plans, I just met an Egyptian cabdriver who says it's totally safe to go to Cairo,' my immediate response was… Let's go! Egypt has been my dream destination since I was a kid staring into my View-Master's Seven Wonders of the World slide.
A diplomatic spat between Egypt and Sudan is spilling over into the long-running dispute over a dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile River, which Cairo sees as an existential threat. On Thursday, Sudan officially warned of threats to its eastern border from massing Egyptian and Eritrean troops, while Egypt ...
After a single season, the show was picked up by a larger network with deeper pockets, and Youssef's ratings soared. At the height of its popularity, his comedy was being seen by 30 million viewers a week, roughly a third of the Egyptian population. Youssef's brand of comedy was groundbreaking. Egypt ...
CAIRO - 11 January 2018: Ancient Egyptian society is one of the earliest and most civilized communities. A number of ... Having a home, a well-respected job, and agreement between the couple were the main conditions for any marriage in Ancient Egyptian society, as is the case nowadays in Egypt.
The case has caused tension between the governments of Italy and Egypt. Italian officials want to determine Dr Abdelrahman's role in Regeni's research. She is Egyptian and was a Professor of sociology in Cairo before joining the Cambridge Centre of Development Studies in 2007. Media reports quote her ...
Egypt has acquired a long shopping list of arms over the years, and its amped-up arsenal has elicited more questions than answers among Israeli experts. The purchases -- most of which occurred under Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi -- indicate an Egypt dedicated to returning to its former glory ...
Egypt's feared former interior minister was acquitted on corruption charges on Thursday and will be released from detention pending a retrial. Habib el-Adly was sentenced to seven years in prison for embezzling $110m of public funds after being convicted in April 2017. After his conviction, he disappeared ...
The Hala'ib Triangle is an area of land of just under 20,500 square kilometres on the Egyptian-Sudanese border, which both countries have claim over since Sudan gained independence from Egypt in 1956. In the 1990s, Egypt deployed its military in the territory, but, in the following two decades, the ...
Egypt's prosecutor general has ordered a Criminal Investigation over a New York Times article that described a covert effort by Egyptian intelligence to sway public opinion in favor of accepting President Trump's decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The article "undermines Egypt's security and ...
Egypt's inflation dropped to 21.9 percent in December, down from nearly 26 percent the month before, marking its lowest level since the currency was floated in November 2016, according to figures released Wednesday. The numbers published by the central bank of Egypt also showed that year-on-year ...
Terrified Laura, 33, was sentenced to three years on Boxing Day for carrying 290 tramadol tablets in her suitcase at the start of a two-week hol to Egypt. Donna Irvin, 53, handed Laura 290 Tramadol pills after hearing about her Egyptian husband. 5. Donna Irvin, 53, handed Laura 290 Tramadol pills after ...
Egypt-US military cooperation meetings convene in Cairo. By: Egypt Today staff. Wed, Jan. 10, 2018. 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 ...
CAIRO - 10 January 2018: Germany's DEA Group planned to pump more investments in gulf of Suez and Disouq regions in Egypt, CEO of the group ... In a meeting with Minister of petroleum Tarek El-Molla, Hanssen stated that Egypt is now an attractive investment destination especially after latest gas ...
Laura Plummer was arrested and jailed after taking around 300 Tramadol tablets, which are banned in Egypt but legal in the UK, into the country. The 33-year-old shop worker, who said she got the tablets from a friend, told an Egyptian court she had brought the painkillers for her boyfriend Omar Caboo, ...
In the past year, Egypt has moved up an annual league table of persecution of Christians compiled by the charity Open Doors. According to its World Watch List, North Korea is still the most dangerous country in the world in which to be a Christian, and Nepal has had the biggest increase in persecution.
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki has met his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo as political tension in the Horn of Africa and Red Sea regions continues to escalate. The two leaders met on Tuesday to discuss "regional and international topics of mutual importance". A political dispute ...
In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency, Mena, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, left, meets with Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. The two presidents met amid heightened tensions with Sudan and Ethiopia over border ...
Egypt's central role in Arab politics and culture for much of the twentieth century rendered it pivotal in determining the political significance of these movements against autocracy and economic inequality. On February 11, newly appointed Egyptian vice-president Omar Suleiman -- better known as former ...
According to Article 140 of the Egyptian Constitution, electoral procedures should begin a minimum of 120 days before the end of the current presidential term and the president-elect should be announced a minimum of 30 days before the end of the previous president's term. The current presidential term ...
CAIRO, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- An Egyptian court recommended on Tuesday execution of 13 defendants including eight Egyptians and five Yemenis over drug smuggling, state-run Mena news agency reported. The Red Sea Criminal Court referred the files of the 13 defendants to the country's Grand Mufti, the ...
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court jailed 262 people from three years to life on Tuesday for security-related offences during a 2013 sit-in protest against the ousting of former president Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim ... Egypt has banned the Muslim Brotherhood, deeming it a terrorist organization.
A skull and two dismembered hands that belonged to three ancient mummies, which were smuggled out of Egypt more than 90 years ago, are being repatriated, ... "The fragments are now in the possession of American authorities, and will be handed over to the Egyptian embassy on 8 January at a large ...


 

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