Sisi stresses the importance of conserving water and increasing cultivated lands

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi emphasized during the inauguration of agricultural projects in the South Valley region on Saturday the necessity of achieving maximum crop production using as little water as possible.

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Kingsley Moghalu

Africa Can’t Prosper Without Regional Trade

WASHINGTON, DC – Despite aspirational narratives about “Africa Rising,” the continent has yet to achieve the prosperity increasingly found across large swaths of Asia and many other parts of the world.
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Bjorn Lomborg

African Development Bank annual meeting

The world’s development institutions are increasingly turning away from poverty-related ills like hunger, infectious disease and illiteracy—the challenges still facing most people across the planet.
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Abdel-Moneim Said

More keys to Gaza

Abdel-Moneim Said resumes last week’s analysis of what is regionally and internationally at stake in the Gaza war
Israel strikes Rafah after top UN court orders it to halt offensive
War on Gaza

Israel strikes Rafah after top UN court orders it to halt offensive

Israel bombed the Gaza Strip, including Rafah, on Saturday, a day after the The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the top UN court ordered it to halt military operations in the southern city as efforts get underway in Paris to seek a ceasefire in the Israeli brutal war on Gaza.

MSMEDA partners with JICA to boost Egypt’s small businesses
Markets & Companies

MSMEDA partners with JICA to boost Egypt’s small businesses

​Egypt’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency (MSMEDA) has joined forces with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to strengthen the competitiveness of small and medium industrial enterprises in Egypt, the agency announced in a statement on Saturday.

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Claimed discovery of extinct Nile branch near Pyramids sparks debate among Egyptologists

A new study claiming to have discovered a major extinct branch of the Nile at the foothills of the Western Desert Plateau, where the majority of the pyramids lie, creating a brouhaha among Egyptologists over the significance of such a discovery.

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Free entry to antiquities museums on the 18th of May for Egyptians

In celebration of International Museum Day (IMD) on 18 May, entry to all antiquities museums across the country under the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) will free to Egyptian visitors.

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In Photos: Sydney Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs exhibit ends after record-breaking success

The Australian Museum in Sydney recently concluded its enormously successful run of the "Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs" exhibition, held from 17 November 2003 to 19 May 2024.

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Antiquities council refutes rumours massive structure discovered near Khufu Pyramid

The Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) has refuted in a statement recent rumours circulating on social media regarding discovering a significant structure near the Great Pyramid of Khufu in Giza.

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Palestine from Cairo series: Letters on Transit

The French Cultural Institute in Cairo dedicated two days last week to highlight the arts and culture of Palestine in an air of peace and fraternity under the title: Here’s Palestine programme, the most outstanding part of which was the one-day workshop “Letters on Transit.”

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Palestine from Cairo series: Gaza, My Love

This week the French Cultural Institute in Cairo dedicated two days (27-28 April) to highlight the arts and culture of Palestine in an air of peace and fraternity.

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NMEC celebrates Egyptian heritage marking Sham El-Nessim

To mark Sham El-Nessim, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) hosted a celebration that offered a rich tapestry of cultural and educational activities for both young and old.

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Palestine from Cairo series: Of Elegies and Olive Trees

Gaza’s phoenix nature is manifested in artist Miral Breebaart’s debut solo exhibition "Of Elegies and Olive Trees."

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In Photos: US Embassy in Cairo celebrates 248th anniversary of Independence Day

The US Embassy in Cairo held a ceremony at the AUC Campus in Down Town on Wednesday to celebrate the 248th anniversary of Independence Day in the presence of a cohort of Egyptian and American top officials, media representatives, business community members, and the US Ambassador to Egypt, Herro Mustafa Garg.

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Egyptian physician releases new study on spirituality positive impact on ME patients

Egyptian physician Ayman Youssef has published a paper highlighting the concept of spirituality and its physiological impacts on individuals suffering from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and Fibromyalgia in Egypt, to mark the International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases on 12 May.

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Pandemic agreement would not infringe state sovereignty: WHO

A global agreement on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response, which is still in negotiation, would not encroach on state sovereignty, the World Health Organization insisted.

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In Photos: Turkish ambassador calls friendlies between Egypt and Turkey national teams

Turkish Ambassador to Egypt Salih Mutlu Şen called for friendly matches between sports teams of both countries.

History has been unethically manipulated to align with the Zionist narrative, both preceding and following the 1948 Palestinian Nakba, stated Atef Abu Seif, a Palestinian author and minister of culture, lamenting that insufficient efforts have been made to reverse this plight.

Al-Moussiqa Walgheina’ fi Felestine Qabl 1948 Wabaadaha (Music and Songs in Palestine Before and After 1948) is a book that is thoroughly about art as it is fully about politics.

Palestinian writer Basim Khandaqji, jailed 20 years ago in Israel, won a prestigious prize for Arabic fiction on Sunday for his novel A Mask, the Colour of the Sky.

It has been a few months since author and food blogger Heba Abdel-Alim celebrated the launch of her first novel, El-Hayat Le-Serial Maha Tawfik (The Secret Life of Maha Tawfik).