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Egypt - Health
12/4/2022 3:24:01 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Health Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar issued a decree on Sunday allowing only “qualified pharmacists” to administer intramuscular and subcutaneous injections to patients at pharmacies, regulating the practice for the first time.

Egypt - Society
11/30/2022 3:55:00 PM
Identification papers, work permits, and travel documents will be issued for people with special needs for free for a week starting 3 December, Egypt's National Council for Persons with Disabilities announced on Wednesday.

World - Region
11/29/2022 10:03:33 PM
As we mark the 75th anniversary of the UN General Assembly’s adoption of UN Resolution 181, which was issued on 29 November, 1947, the Israeli army continues its occupation of the West Bank and tightens its siege on the Gaza Strip, denying Palestinians a promise of an independent state in their own homeland.

World - International
11/29/2022 1:58:07 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron heads to Washington Tuesday to discuss a slew of issues with US counterpart Joe Biden, ranging from aligning policy on Russia's invasion of Ukraine to easing trade spats.

World - International
11/28/2022 8:45:47 PM
Scores of environmental groups issued a joint appeal Monday for the European Union to drop carbon removal methods from its climate plans, arguing that some of them rely on untested technology while others may not absorb as many greenhouse gas emissions as claimed.

World - Region
11/28/2022 6:58:38 PM
Students in Hong Kong chanted ``oppose dictatorship'' in a protest against China's COVID rules Monday after demonstrators on the mainland issued an unprecedented call for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades.

World - Africa
11/24/2022 1:32:39 PM
Leaders called for a cease-fire to take effect later this week in eastern Congo following a summit in Angola on Wednesday that included Congo's president and Rwanda's foreign minister but not the M23 rebels whose rapid advance has sharply escalated tensions between the two countries.

Egypt - Society
11/23/2022 11:00:05 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi issued instructions on Wednesday, during a meeting with Minister of Religious Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, to develop the training and qualification programmes for imams.

Egypt - Society
11/23/2022 6:36:20 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade urged farmers in a statement on Wednesday to supply 25 percent of the barely rice in the current harvest season as per a ministerial decision issued last summer.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/23/2022 2:30:00 PM
New initiatives in Libya may be on their way to breaking the political stalemate in the country and issue in legislative and presidential elections.

Business - Economy
11/21/2022 2:42:04 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) issued on Monday a circular to banks operating in the Egyptian market announcing they will no longer manage low-interest rate initiatives issued by the bank across several sectors in the country, handing off the responsibility to the Ministry of Finance

Egypt - Society
11/20/2022 5:45:21 PM
The number of children – those under the age of 18 – in Egypt currently stands at 41.5 million, according to Egypt's Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) in a report issued on Sunday on the occasion of the World Children’s Day.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
11/20/2022 5:35:30 PM
Egypt's Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hany Sewilam has issued instructions to raise the level of readiness at all irrigation, drainage, and mechanics departments in preparation for the rainfall season.

COP27 - Climate change
11/19/2022 8:54:00 PM
COP27 host Egypt scrambled to salvage UN climate talks Saturday with the European Union and Pakistan signalling a breakthrough over the contentious issue of "loss and damage" funding for climate vulnerable nations.

COP27 - Climate change
11/19/2022 11:38:15 AM
United Nations climate talks ran into extra time on Saturday with little sign of a breakthrough, as negotiations remain hung up on key issues including funds for the loss and damage suffered by poorer vulnerable countries hit by extreme weather.

COP27 - Climate change
11/18/2022 2:36:00 PM
Ahram Online is providing live updates of intense deliberations amid attempts by various parties to find a middle ground on contentious climate issues before the official end of the COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh later Friday.

COP27 - Climate change
11/17/2022 11:57:19 PM
African civil society groups have expressed their disappointment at the prospect of delaying decisions on the issue of Loss and Damage – which is one of the most pressing issues on the agenda of the UN climate summit (COP27) currently underway in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheik city – till 2024.

COP27 - Climate change
11/17/2022 10:40:50 PM
The Arab region needs more than $570 billion by 2030 to reinforce its adaptation to climate change, said a press release issued by the Beirut-based UN Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA) on Thursday.

World - International
11/17/2022 5:17:16 PM
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday pressed Chinese leader Xi Jinping on regional security issues including North Korea, as Pyongyang fired the latest missile in a record blitz that has sent nuclear fears soaring.

Egypt - Society
11/17/2022 4:43:12 PM
Egypt's cabinet issued a decree that will remain in effect for three months penalising vendors who monopolise or stock up on rice with at least one year in prison and hefty fines to prevent any shortages in the strategic commodity in the market.

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