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Covid lockdown empties Delhi streets amid deadly surge
India added another record 234,000 cases Saturday to pass 14.5 million overall and 1,341 deaths took its pandemic total to 175,649 deaths
The 89-year-old Castro made the announcement in a speech at the opening of the eighth congress of the ruling party, the only one allowed on the island
Tigray residents have repeatedly accused Eritreans of mass rape and massacres, including in the towns of Axum and Dengolat
The talks offered the Democratic president, inaugurated in January, a chance to work further on his pledge to revitalize U.S. alliances that frayed under his Republican predecessor Donald Trump
Egypt has urged citizens against family gatherings and other popular rituals during Ramadan to stem the spread of infections.
The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution endorsing the progress that Libya's warring sides have made towards peace since signing a ceasefire in October, diplomats said
The WTO conference, the first of its kind, is meant to discuss means of promoting the WTO’s role as part of the international response to the coronavirus pandemic
Monday is set to be the peak of the heatwave, the EMA said, with temperatures in Cairo soaring up to 41 degrees Celsius
The UN said Ahmed Madkour, who has been identifying himself as an ambassador at the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Cairo, doesn’t represent the body
Greece government said it wanted a "positive agenda" with Turkey despite differences, a day after their foreign ministers clashed during a news conference, while President Erdogan defended Ankara's response
Egypt’s Ambassador Dahrough to visit Gwadar Port soon, according to recent statement, adding that both parties agreed to keep close contact in the future
Sudan invited on Tuesday Egypt and Ethiopia to discuss possibility of reviving GERD negotiations after AU-led talks collapsed earlier this month
The US announced sanctions and the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats in retaliation for what Washington says is the Kremlin's US election interference, a massive cyberattack and other hostile activity
Iran has begun 60% uranium enrichment at its Natanz plant, the country's nuclear chief said, days after an explosion at the site that Tehran blamed on Israel
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Beneficiaries of Egypt’s Go Green initiative have started receiving their natural gas powered vehicles
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The investigation into the cause of the incident has not concluded, and the probe is taking place in parallel with negotiations with the Japanese firm Shoei Kisen, the owner of the Ever Given
'The frigate is built by the Fincantieri Italian Company according to the latest standards of armament systems and combat efficiency'
Shoukry earlier said Egypt wants to boost its relations with African states, particularly Nile Basin countries
He was the first person to be appointed to head the Supreme Council for Media Regulation upon its formation in 2017
The Saudi-led military coalition said earlier today it intercepted five ballistic missiles and four drones deployed by Yemeni rebels on Wednesday night and Thursday morning
Taking stock of the political and economic questions surrounding the Red Sea
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Considering Ethiopia’s attitude on the Renaissance Dam
Thousands of people have died in massacres committed by Ethiopian soldiers in the Ethiopian region of Tigray on the orders of the regime in Addis Ababa
Uncertainty as to the true motives of the Ethiopian government in not meeting the concerns of Egypt and Sudan regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam must come to an end, writes Hussein Haridy
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Iran on Friday said it had begun enriching uranium to 60%, its highest level ever and a step closer to the 90% that is weapons grade, at its Natanz plant
Myanmar's neighbours have been trying to encourage talks between the rival sides to resolve the crisis but the military has shown little willingness to engage with them or talk to the ousted government
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Moscow will order 10 US diplomats to leave Russia in a retaliatory response to the US sanctions
The Israeli army said it had carried out airstrikes on military targets in the Gaza Strip after rockets fired from the Palestinian enclave hit southern Israel
Advocates for children from around the world urged Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg to ditch plans for a version of Instagram geared toward pre-teens
The UN said it will maintain its political and humanitarian mission to Afghanistan despite the departure of US and NATO troops later this year
Bahgaga fuses songs with light acting, presenting the repertoire in a humorous manner
Titled 'Wanas', the track is the first in a series of compositions coming from Ashour's home studio in King Mariout at Alexandria's outskirts
'What we don't know about Mariam' is the second short film for the young director after his multi awarded debut 'Henet Ward'
The 17th Biennale Architettura revealed several details of the event that will take place between 22 May and 21 November 2021
Over 30 television series will be screened during the Holy Month of Ramadan this year
Dubbed the ALFILM 'Home Edition', the festival's 12th round will run online between 21 and 30 April 2021
Remittances from Egyptian workers abroad rose to $7.49 billion in October-December from $6.96 billion a year earlier
The CBE expected Egypt’s gradual recovery to start from FY2021/22, with a pickup in tourism from the supply side and private domestic demand from the demand side, alongside a gradual dissemination of vaccines
'We expect a gradual improvement in Egypt’s economic growth during FY2021/2022 at 2.5 percent, and at 5.7 percent in FY2022/2023,' says the IMF's director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department
Matsunaga said that Egypt has been successful in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been ranked first in Africa and third in the Middle East
Malpass said that green investments and zero-carbon projects will help developing countries, including Egypt, boost their economic growth through these investments revenues, and thus contribute in curbing elevating debt
The IMF managing director says faster progress in ending the health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could add almost $9 trillion to global GDP by 2025
The Aston Villa winger faces at least six months on the sidelines after suffering knee ligament damage i
FIFA ranked Egypt’s football Olympic team in the third pot ahead of the tournament draw scheduled, in Zurich on 21 April
After Mourinho's appointment as Manchester United manager in 2016, he made Pogba the world's most expensive player
Health officials in Los Angeles County recently relaxed Covid-19 restrictions, clearing the way for about 2,000 people to pass through the turnstiles
Neymar's current contract, signed following his arrival from Barcelona for 222 million euros ($264m) in 2017, runs out at the end of next season
Roma snapped Ajax's 24-game unbeaten run in the first leg of the Europa League quarter-finals but only PSV Eindhoven have taken points off Erik ten Hag's side in the Eredivisie in 2021
Two recent fairs of furniture and home décor showed that the mix and match of styles is an increasingly popular trend
Even after two doses, a small subset of patients failed to mount an antibody response
The World health Organisation is warning against extravagance in showing scenes of smokers in Ramadan drama
Johnson & Johnson said it was aware of the rare reports of blood clots in individuals given its COVID-19 vaccine, and was working with regulators to assess the data and provide relevant information
Researchers may have found an explanation for the rare but serious blood clots reported among some people who received AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine
The octopus is an extraordinary creature - and not only because of its eight limbs, three hearts, blue blood, ink squirting, camouflage capacity and the tragic fact that it dies after mating
The dome was constructed in 1498 AD to be the burial ground of the Mamluk sultan
‘Many foreign missions searched for this city and never found it. We began our work searching for the mortuary temple of Tutankhamun because the temples of both Horemheb and Ay were found in this area'
The remains of the four royals are among 22 mummies that will be transferred during the parade from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to their final exhibition destination at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation in Fustat
The remains of the two royals are among 22 mummies that will be transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation
King Thutmose II is the son of King Thutmose I, whose reign was secured through his marriage to his half-sister, Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmose I’s principal Queen Ahmose
22 mummies will be transferred during the parade from their current place at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to their final exhibition destination at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation in Fustat

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