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The latest clashes in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida are the most violent since a truce negotiated in the area by the UN came into force in 2018
The army deployed to the cities of Sousse, Bizert, Kasserine and Seliana only to protect some government buildings, defence ministry official Mohamed Zekri told Reuters
Russia quickly rejected calls to release him, telling the West to mind its own business as police continued to hold Navalny in a Moscow police station
'We have become dependant on imported oil and we have used up foreign currency in large amounts to pay for petroleum products,' Arnous told deputies in a speech to Parliament
The statement also voiced support to measures taken by the kingdom to preserve its security and stability and protect its citizens against 'such cowardly and despicable' attacks
In recent weeks, Egypt has intensified efforts to jump-start the peace process between the Israelis and the Palestinians
Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is testing his already low popularity by provoking a political crisis that could bring down Italy’s coalition government at a critical juncture in the coronavirus pandemic
Hamas meanwhile accuses Israel of failing to honor its truce obligations
The statement said that 702 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 122,993
The message stressed Egypt’s keenness to intensify its efforts so that it contributes to the success of the Palestinian elections process
Other cabinet ministers will also deliver statements on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
El-Sisi reviewed the national project to locally manufacture electric vehicles, urging officials to make sure all factors required for the success of this project are provided
Israel approved plans for over 27,000 settler homes during Trump's four-year term
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PM Madbouly is delivering a statement and answering questions from MPs in the House of Representatives on the government's policy program
The statement also voiced support to measures taken by the kingdom to preserve its security and stability and protect its citizens against 'such cowardly and despicable' attacks
In recent weeks, Egypt has intensified efforts to jump-start the peace process between the Israelis and the Palestinians
The message stressed Egypt’s keenness to intensify its efforts so that it contributes to the success of the Palestinian elections process
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The White House had initially informed the Congress of its decision, but the cut was later removed after consultations between senior Trump advisers
The latest clashes in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida are the most violent since a truce negotiated in the area by the UN came into force in 2018
The army deployed to the cities of Sousse, Bizert, Kasserine and Seliana only to protect some government buildings, defence ministry official Mohamed Zekri told Reuters
Russia quickly rejected calls to release him, telling the West to mind its own business as police continued to hold Navalny in a Moscow police station
'We have become dependant on imported oil and we have used up foreign currency in large amounts to pay for petroleum products,' Arnous told deputies in a speech to Parliament
Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is testing his already low popularity by provoking a political crisis that could bring down Italy’s coalition government at a critical juncture in the coronavirus pandemic
Hamas meanwhile accuses Israel of failing to honor its truce obligations
The system will have a total of 1,000km of railway lines nationwide and will cost EGP 360 billion
Lebanon’s Blom Bank, which owns 99.42% of the issued share capital of Blom Bank Egypt, said it had entered exclusive talks with Bahrain’s ABC in December
Egypt's current FY2020/21 managed to attain positive indices despite the harsh impacts of COVID-19, said Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait.
To date, the EBRD has invested more than €7 billion in 125 projects in Egypt, where the bank’s areas of investment include the financial sector, agribusiness, manufacturing and services, as well as infrastructure projects
Funding raised from global capital markets though the EIB’s sustainability awareness bond is dedicated to support long-term investment in projects in alignment with EU Taxonomy Regulation.
The package comes for the sake of building the resilience of tourism enterprises amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Start Your Dream is part of the initiative which originated in Cairo's Youth Theatre and expanded to other governorates last year
The initiative is held under the patronage of Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi
The online festival's first edition will take place between 28 January and 4 February 2021
The film which title is yet unknown, also stars Zoe Saldana and Robert de Niro
The series stars Óscar Isaac, a Golden Globe nominee, Guatemalan-born America actor
Egyptian jazz and Arabic art-rock singer and songwriter Noha Fekry holds a special place on the local artistic scene after leaving a career in development to devote herself entirely to music
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In the wake of this week’s storming of the US Capitol in Washington, it is high time the US and Western media revisited their stereotyped coverage of affairs in the Middle East, writes Mostafa Ahmady
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'The discoveries will rewrite Saqqara's history during the New Kingdom,' renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass said
The mission has discovered burial shafts with coffins and several artefacts from the New Kingdom
In 2008, authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle the chariot out of the country through Safaga Port
The relief is engraved with a scene depicting a man named Padi-Sena beside the two deities Horus and Hathor
The 13th-century edifice, called 'Shali' or 'home' in the local Siwi language, was built by Berber populations atop a hill in the pristine Siwa oasis, some 600 kilometres (370 miles) southwest of Cairo
'We have discovered only one percent of the antiquities buried in the Saqqara Necropolis,' Antiquities Minister El-Enany said, pointing out that many other discoveries will follow

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