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Egypt has decided to allow funeral prayers inside large mosques that are authorised to hold the weekly Friday prayers, under anti-coronavirus precautionary measures, for the first time since the start of the pandemic early last year.

​Ethiopia "tells lies" about Egypt’s water and share of the Nile River's water, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel-Ati said on Sunday while addressing the Senate’s Agriculture and Irrigation Committee in a meeting to discuss the ministry’s 2050 strategy.

Switzerland has announced removing the 10-day quarantine requirement for travelers from Egypt, Malawi, the UK, Czech Republic and the Netherlands starting Saturday.

Egypt has opened online registration for the coronavirus vaccine to children aged 12 to 15 years old, Health Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar said late on Thursday.

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.

As Egypt prepares to reopen the restored Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor in a major ceremony later this week, Ahram Online provides readers with a sneak peek into the much-awaited event.

Egypt’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel-Ati discussed on Saturday with the US deputy ambassador to Cairo and other US officials a planned project to establish a naval route linking Lake Victoria and the Mediterranean through the River Nile, a statement by the ministry said.

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Greece, Cyprus and France on Friday discussed means of boosting cooperation in various fields including energy, climate change, combating coronavirus, and migration, a communiqué on their meeting in Athens said.

An Egyptian emergency state security misdemeanour court sentenced lawyer and former MP Ziad El-Eleimy to five years in prison on Wednesday for spreading false news on social media among other charges

Kemet Boutros Ghali Foundation for Peace and Knowledge (KBG) honoured on Sunday veteran Egyptian Juror George Abi-Saab and Tanzanian diplomat Salim Ahmed Salim for distinguished careers and outstanding record in public service.

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed the necessity to intensify coordination between African countries to eliminate all forms of terrorism, as he addressed the African Union’s Peace and Security Council (PSC) on Monday.

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi congratulated UNESCO, which is marking 75 years since its founding, saying Egypt looks forward to enhancing fruitful cooperation with the organisation.

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi told the Paris Conference on Libya Friday that holding the elections in Libya on schedule in December will enable the Libyan people "to express their free will" and derail the efforts of those "seeking narrow goals."

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is heading to Paris on Thursday to attend an international conference on the state of affairs in Libya that is scheduled for 12 November at the invitation of France’s President Emmanuel Macron.

Vodafone came in first and Orange last in a report that measured the quality of calls and data services in the third quarter of 2021.

Al-Azhar's Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb and Pope Tawadros II, the patriarch of the See of St Mark and leader of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church, attended on Monday a celebration marking the 10th anniversary of the Egyptian Family House in Cairo’s Nasr City.

Egypt’s Prosecutor-General Hamada El-Sawi ordered on Thursday the referral of a young man accused of brutally murdering his neighbour and attempting to kill two others to urgent criminal trial.

The US administration apparently withheld $130 million of assistance “from our Egyptian allies allegedly on human rights concerns,” to pressure Egypt to release 16 prisoners that may include Muslim Brotherhood extremists, US Senator Ted Cruz said at the Senate earlier this week.

​Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi called on developed countries on Monday to fulfill their pledge to provide $100 billion annually to developing countries to address the effects of climate change.

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ended on Monday a four-year state of emergency nationwide, which was declared after two terrorist attacks on churches in April 2017.

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