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Shoukry hopes Russia resumes flights to Egyptian resorts ahead of Lavrov visit
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is scheduled to arrive in Cairo on 12 April
After its cancellation over coronavirus outbreak in 2020, Cairo's famous Siyada Zeinab Ramadan ...
The ban on Ramadan charity banquets, that used to be held publicly in the streets, and late-night prayers — ‘Tahajjud’, or the seclusion in mosques for a period of time — ‘Itikaf’ — continues for the second year in a row
We project Egypt to attain seven percent overall budget deficit and 1.8 percent primary surplus in FY2021/22, which starts in July, said Gatti
Parliament Speaker Hanafy El-Gebaly said MPs represent more than one hundred million citizens and so they deserve to be vaccinated against the coronavirus
The court finds 21-years-old Zaki guilty of sexual assault of girls
President Sisi praised Jordan's role at the regional and Islamic arenas, pointing out that Amman stands by Cairo in supporting the Palestinian cause
Two recent fairs of furniture and home décor showed that the mix and match of styles is an increasingly popular trend
Libyan Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibeh and a delegation of ministers will make their first visit to Turkey on Monday since taking office last month, the Turkish presidency said
An overhaul agreement on the iconic building is expected to be reached with investors by Q3 of 2021
The Spanish train's driver and assistant were not inside the driving cabin at the moment of the crash, the prosecution says
Chinese vaccines 'don't have very high protection rates,' said the director of the China Centers for Disease Control, Gao Fu
Egypt has showed flexibility in order to reach a legally binding agreement with the Ethiopians, but they had no political will, said Egypt's Irrigation Ministry spokesman
This amounts to an occupancy rate of‮ ‬nearly 25% if hotels were running at full capacity, according to Reuters calculations
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“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 IMF’s director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department.
Uniting to help all children was the message of this year’s World Autism Day celebrations in Alexandria
The ordeal of the mega-ship that blocked the Suez Canal for six days before it was freed continues
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The monasteries ban on visits this year comes a few days after Egypt announced that there has been a notable rise in infections in the past six weeks
'Egypt's stance in any international arena will be our own stance,' said the president of Tunisia, the only Arab member out of the 10 elected and non-permanent members of the UN Security Council
Fasting for Muslims involves abstaining from food and drink between sunrise and sunset during the month of Ramadan, which will start on Tuesday
The Duke of Edinburgh, husband of the Queen, died earlier today aged 99
The training comprised the main ideas proposed in the tactics, measures to implement the tactics as well as organization and deployment of troops to carry out their assigned missions.
'The greatest interest in the conference came from the Egyptian state, and all sectors of society, with the announcement of holding a broad inclusive dialogue on human rights in a post-COVID world,' said Okasha
The world experienced something of the grandeur of Egypt’s ancient civilisation in the Pharaohs Golden Parade of Royal Mummies to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation last weekend
The European report to the UN Human Rights Council on the human-rights situation in Egypt is full of inaccuracies and ignores the real situation in the country, writes Leila Takla in an open letter to Europe
The crisis over the Ever Given cargo ship that temporarily blocked the Suez Canal has tested the viability of other routes in the shipping sector
Three major strategic shifts in the regional landscape could redraw the map of the Middle East
A good crisis can be rife with opportunities, explained the Italian thinker Niccolò Machiavelli, but will this be the case with the present crisis over Covid-19?
As the African Union-sponsored negotiations on Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam convened in Kinshasa, ...
Sudan will receive $400 million from Saudi Arabia and UAE to fund agricultural production inputs for this year's summer and winter seasons, the state-news agency SUNA said
France's EU Minister Clement Beaune said that Turkey had set a "trap" for EU Commission chief von der Leyen by forcing her to sit off to the side on a visit to Ankara, in a photo-op faux pas quickly dubbed 'sofagate'
State media showed the monarch and other members of the royal family laying wreaths at the memorial to the unknown soldier and tombs of royalty in the Raghdan palace in Amman
Two officials from pro-government forces told AFP that battles are raging on three fronts outside Marib city as the Huthis mount a concerted push
"The incident caused no casualties or contamination," Iran's Atomic Energy Organization spokesman said, adding that "electricity was affected at the Natanz facility", which is located in the central province of Isfahan
A chemical explosion at the port killed 200 people and destroyed entire neighbourhoods, deepening Lebanon’s worst political and economic crisis since the 1975-1990 civil war
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The concerts will take place at the Cairo Opera's open-air Fountain Theatre, Alexandria Opera House, and Damanhour Opera House
The palace went through numerous renovations prior to its reopening
Abla Fahita's fame keeps growing as she explores numerous creative territories: television, acting and now modelling
In addition to her recent patriotic documentaries, Sandra Nashaat's filmography includes eight long narrative films, most seeing wide commercial success
The applications are accepted until 10 May 2021, and the festival will take place in August
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
Mauro told Ahram Online that the Egyptian authorities appropriately relaxed the fiscal stance to address the crisis, announcing a comprehensive and targeted stimulus package in March 2020
Matsunaga made his comments during his meeting on Tuesday with Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat, on his first official visit to Egypt
Both sides acknowledged the achieved progress and the strength of the partnership between Egypt and Japan in the field of education
Pyramids have suffered back-to-back defeats to Morocco's Raja in Confederation Cup Group D
Kouka wins his second successive Greek league title with Olympiacos
Victory kept alive United's slim title hopes by cutting the gap on local rivals Manchester City to 11 points with a game in hand for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men to come
Champions Juventus consolidated third place with a 3-1 win over Genoa as Napoli moved fourth and back into the Champions League spots with a 2-0 win at Sampdoria.
The Spaniard set up Karim Benzema's opening goal against Barcelona which put Real on the way to a sixth straight victory in all competitions and took them top of La Liga
It was a remarkable turnaround after Newcastle had been second best for almost a full hour, and one that could just transform their season
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
‘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
Ahram Online launches a series of daily articles on each ancient royalty joining the parade

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