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The meeting comes on the back of the Arab League's decision to support both downstream countries' stances in the long-running issue
"The United States is gravely concerned about the environment under which these upcoming elections are to be held," US State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement
The Egyptian step was taken out of the UNSC's responsibility to maintaining international peace and security
El-Sisi was speaking at the fifth high-level African Constitutional Conference, hosted in Cairo
A stadium announcer asked fans to stay in their seats until further information could be provided
Canada, the UK and France largely endorsed Biden's position, while Germany, Italy and the EU showed more hesitancy during Saturday's first session of the Group of Seven summit, sources said
Mohamed Al Adl's Saheb El Maqam and Amir Ramses's Curfew garnered most awards with the first gaining five and the latter four recognitions at one of Egypt's oldest festivals
A total of 5,008,656 cases of the coronavirus have been reported in 54 countries and territories, including almost 109,800 in the past seven days, for a daily average of 15,680
Zamalek is currently leading the Egyptian Premier League table with 55 points from 25 matches, 14 behind holders and archrivals Ahly who still have six matches in hand
Some protesters paddled out to sea, while others sunbathed on the beach wearing masks of leaders' faces
Estimates of the size of India's middle class vary from 200 million to 600 million, but all experts agree that its prosperity is crucial for reviving the economy
The announcement by the kingdom comes after it ran an incredibly pared-down pilgrimage last year over the virus, but still allowed a small number of the faithful to take part in the annual ceremony
Under the slogan “Drum Dialogue for Peace,” the festival brings together representatives of 30 different countries along with their cultures and drum beats
For a decade, West African armies and their international allies have fought against militant groups active in the Sahel region, some linked to the al Qaeda and Islamic State networks
Polling stations opened Saturday in Algeria's first parliamentary election since a popular uprising forced longtime autocratic president Abdelaziz Bouteflika from office in 2019
US President Joe Biden arrived with a message of solidarity and resolve in stark contrast to the isolationist stance of his predecessor Donald Trump
The outgoing chief of Israel's Mossad intelligence service has offered the closest acknowledgment yet his country was behind recent attacks targeting Iran's nuclear program and a military scientist
The private sector plays a major role in boosting these relations, Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat told a session of the first forum of the heads of African investment promotion agencies (IPAs)
More than 350,000 of Tigray's nearly 6 million people are living in famine conditions, according to an analysis by UN agencies and global aid groups
The Group of Seven rich nations will announce on Saturday a new global infrastructure plan as a response to China’s belt and road intiative, a senior official in US President Joe Biden’s administration said
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Egyptian exports have significantly increased since the beginning of this year amid expectations of further growth
Egypt and Sudan continue attempts to settle the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam dispute peacefully
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Safa Msehli, a spokeswoman for the International Organization for Migration, tweeted that the migrants were expected to be sent to Libyan detention centers where they are usually 'extorted and abused'
So far there have been 42,323 identified cases of the Delta variant in the UK, according to Public Health England's data, up from 29,892 on June 2
'Without humanitarian access to scale up our response, an estimated 30,000-plus severely malnourished children in those highly inaccessible areas are at high risk of death,' UNICEF spokesman James Elder told reporters in Geneva
Those living in the Islamic Republic repeatedly point to the economy as the major issue facing it ahead of its June 18 presidential election
Mohamed Al Adl's Saheb El Maqam and Amir Ramses's Curfew garnered most awards with the first gaining five and the latter four recognitions at one of Egypt's oldest festivals
Two hologram concerts featuring famed late Egyptian singer and actor Abdel Halim Hafez come to Cairo following their great success in Dubai
To accommodate their large fan base, and in response to COVID-19 imposed restrictions, the popular duo will perform four concerts at El Sawy Culturewheel next week
The first representation for Egypt at Semaine de la Critique, 'Feathers', the debut feature film of Egyptian director Omar El-Zohairy, will be competing with important films from France, Italy, Spain, Colombia and other countries
The celebrations will span over the year 2022, offering a large assortment of plays and other cultural events
According to the MoU, the two central banks will cooperate in fields of licenses, the ownership structures of the licensed financial institutions, and acquisition processes licenses
Okamato said that 60 percent of debt issued in emerging markets after January 2020 has ended up on domestic banks’ balance sheets, which is a concerning matter
Citing Egypt, the report noted that the country’s forecasts in FY2020/21 reflect damage to tourism, manufacturing, and oil and gas extraction from the pandemic, before strengthening again in FY 2021/22.
The CBE said that the action came in the implementation of Egypt’s national council of payments’ strategy under the chairmanship of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi
The action was undertaken in order to increase financial inclusion and support the digital transformation of financial institutions across Africa and the Middle East, according to the IFC
The study found that SMBs are finding success when teams understand security and how security strategy and planning can support business imperatives, streamline incident responses, and minimise unplanned work
Kane has told Tottenham he wants to leave after growing frustrated at his team's 13-year trophy drought
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A stadium announcer asked fans to stay in their seats until further information could be provided
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100% of the artifacts are installed in their permanent location in the atrium and the grand staircase
The majority of the objects on view come from Museo Egizio in Turin, Italy, which houses the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities outside of Egypt
A team of restorers and archaeologists were sent to the mosque to start the conservation
The exhibition was officially inaugurated in August 2020
Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that 68 of these tombs date back to the Boto I and II eras, five from the Naqada III era, and 37 from the Second Intermediate Period era
El-Enany pointed out the mausoleum is one of the most important Islamic monuments in Egypt because it has an ambitious wooden dome considered the largest in Egypt

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