Egypt

Foreign Affairs

Libya’s Menfi says keen to intensify coordination with Egypt to hold elections as planned

Mohamed Al-Menfi, head of Libya’s Presidency Council, affirmed to President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi his keenness to intensify coordination with Egypt to hold Libyan elections on time and ensure a better future for citizens.

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Libya’s Menfi says keen to intensify coordination with Egypt to hold elections as planned

Courts & Law

Cassation court upholds death sentence for 22 defendants in 'Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis' case

The Cairo Court of Cassation upheld on Thursday the death sentence for 22 defendants convicted of committing 54 terrorist attack, including the assassination of a national security officer in the trial dubbed in the media as the “Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis” case.

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Cassation court upholds death sentence for 22 defendants in 'Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis' case

Society

Pope Tawadros II, social solidarity minister celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Pope Tawadros II and Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine El-Qabbaj attended on Friday a celebration dubbed Nahnu Qaderoun (We Are Able) to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which is observed on 3 December.

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Pope Tawadros II, social solidarity minister celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Tourism

RELIVE: Egypt reopens Luxor’s Avenue of Sphinxes in spellbinding ceremony

Our live coverage for Egypt’s historic reopening of the 2.7km-long ancient Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor has concluded.

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RELIVE: Egypt reopens Luxor’s Avenue of Sphinxes in spellbinding ceremony

Defense

Egypt increases number of guards on borders with Israel

The Military Joint Committee between Egypt and Israel agreed to increase the number of Egyptian border guards at the Rafah border area with Israel, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Monday.

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Egypt increases number of guards on borders with Israel