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INTERVIEW: A forum for peace and development
This month’s first edition of the Aswan Forum is shedding light on the connection between post-conflict reconstruction and development in Africa, forum secretary Ashraf Sweilam tells Bassem Aly
The NCHR delegation inspected the conditions of the inmates and to make sure they are receiving appropriate medical care and nutrition
Ouhaibi organises theatre directing workshops during the ongoing Alexandria Theatre Festival for Specialised Institutes
In its fourth Global Report on Adult Learning and Education released on Thursday, UNESCO said the labor force participation rate for women is particularly low in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia
In its monthly report released on Thursday, the Export Council for Building Materials said the UAE topped the list of importing countries by 66.8% during the period from January to October 2019
Global efforts are uniting once again to draw attention to gender-based violence as a crime against women worldwide, writes Alexandra Kinias
The programme involves cooperation between the two countries in fields like environmental information systems, solid waste management, and environmental awareness
Doaa Moneim writes from the United Arab Emirates on the sixth annual Knowledge Summit in Dubai
The consignment is part of an order of 110 new locomotives, at a total cost of $602.05 million
Atef joined the crew of the convoy "Journey of Humanity", flying from Cairo to Khartoum, accompanying tens of people with Down Syndrome and their families
The most decorated Egyptian weightlifter of all time had announced his retirement for the first time in October 2019 after losing hope of competing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
The United States has completed its military pullback in northeastern Syria, settling into a more ...
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian criticized on ...
Railway and metro stations in Paris were largely deserted during the early commuter rush hour as commuters dusted off old bicycles, turned to carpooling rides or worked from home
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The African Economic Conference highlighted ways to better equip young people for the job market, reports Ahmed Kotb
Job generation, entrepreneurship, and development can help change lives on the African continent, according to experts at the African Economic Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh this week, reports Atteya Eissawi
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The programme involves cooperation between the two countries in fields like environmental information systems, solid waste management, and environmental awareness
The consignment is part of an order of 110 new locomotives, at a total cost of $602.05 million
An estimated 500,000 Egyptians live in Sudan, according to 2017 figures by Egypt's official statistics agency CAPMAS
Egypt will offer EGP 100 billion ($6.2 billion) to finance industrial activities with a view to boosting ...
The meetings concluded with an agreement to continue discussions at the third round of talks in Khartoum later this month, the irrigation ministry said
The meeting aimed to confirm Egypt's keenness to support the republic of South Sudan
Railway and metro stations in Paris were largely deserted during the early commuter rush hour as commuters dusted off old bicycles, turned to carpooling rides or worked from home
The House Intelligence Committee report published Tuesday accused Trump of subverting national security as he pressured Ukraine for dirt on a Democratic election rival
Sudan is taking steps to end the influence of its former ruling party and to improve the treatment of the country’s women, reports Haitham Nouri
The Algerian authorities are expanding their arrest campaign against members of the protest movement ahead of next week’s presidential elections
Lebanon’s anti-government protests, which started on 17 October, have recently seen several ...
The second round of Syria’s Constitutional Committee meetings in Geneva has broken up without agreement, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus
Speaking to Ahram Online, El-Raghy said he was surprised when Naguib Sawiris announced a takeover proposal of Centamin, which owns mines in Egypt, a field Sawiris wants to enter
Abdel-Rahman Baraka asserts that increasing reserves sends a positive message to investors that Egypt’s economy is on a sure footing, encouraging further investment
The deal was signed as part of the $3 billion framework agreement between Egypt's Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation
The company has implemented 18 projects in the domestic market on capital equipment in 2019; 'We have more work to do in the coming period,' the managing director said
Prominent financial corporations have been praising Egypt's reform programme because it achieved its targets, Ragab Hamed says
Independence is the key principle in ensuring the sound operation of central banks all over the world ...
Ouhaibi organises theatre directing workshops during the ongoing Alexandria Theatre Festival for Specialised Institutes
Around 16,000 children in the age-group of 6-18 years from over 1,600 schools in 12 governorates participated in the painting competition this year
The Egyptian singer was famous for singing about political and social events, and was widely known for his 2000 hit 'I Hate Israel'
10 plays will be staged in the different halls of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, starting afternoons
The veteran star was recently honored by the 28th Arab Music Festival
The Christmas season will warm up at the Cairo Opera House Monday
The transitional government in Sudan is moving painfully slow in curtailing Muslim Brotherhood influence — a seeming reluctance that may return to haunt the country, writes Mohamed Abul-Fadl
During my visit to Moscow, I saw a group of young people taking pictures beside the statue of Anton ...
With mounting cracks within the country’s ruling elite, uncertainty is overwhelming the 112 million people of Ethiopia
As much as two recent agreements signed between Turkey and Tripoli’s government resurrect the latter’s tainted legitimacy, they represent a regional challenge that can’t go unaddressed
Despite Turkey’s attempts to gain a foothold in North Africa and the Mediterranean, the world ...
The electoral programme announced by British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is reminiscent of a 1960s developing world dictator
Atletico Madrid's seemingly unshakeable position as Spain's third force has come under threat ...
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira will be out of action for three months after undergoing surgery on ...
Liverpool delivered a first-half masterclass to humiliate Everton at Anfield on Wednesday, surging ...
Winger Mahmoud Trezeguet combined with fellow Egyptian Ahmed Elmohamady to score against Chelsea but ...
Zamalek grabbed a morale-boosting 3-1 win over third-division side Sharqeya to ease into the Egypt ...
Ibrahimovic has been offered a six-month deal to come to the aid of struggling former giants AC Milan, who are 11th in the Serie A table according to Italian reports
Malaria still infects millions of people every year and kills more than 400,000 because the fight against the mosquito-borne disease has stalled, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday
The new report came a day after the UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed that the last decade is the hottest on record, and up to 22 million people will have been displaced by extreme weather this year alone.
In an analysis of five products purchased online, researchers found that four contained piracetam, sometimes in dangerously high amounts
A study of African infants infected with HIV found that treating them with powerful drugs within the first hours and days of birth helped preserve their immune systems, improving their chances of better long-term health
Egypt turned the Giza Pyramids blue to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Even among smokers, people who eat more fiber and yogurt may be less likely to develop lung cancer than those who don’t consume much of these foods
An Egyptian-German archaeological mission working at Heliopolis Temple in Matariya has uncovered a ...
During a press conference, the antiquities minister said Saturday's was not the last discovery of the year, but that there will be another one next month before Christmas celebrations
The tombs have rock-hewn structures found at the edge of the Eastern Cemetery
An Japanese-Egyptian mission directed by professor Nozomu Kawai of Kanazawa University has discovered ...
The coffins, which contained mummies, were found by an Egyptian archaeological mission in October in Asasif Necropolis on Luxor’s west bank
The exhibition, which is at Saatchi Gallery, is the first time in 47 years that the contents of the tomb of the boy king have been displayed in the UK's capital

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