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Egypt is keen on supporting efforts to elect a new president for Lebanon after 16 months of vacancy, Ambassador to Lebanon Alaa Moussa said.

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Saturday that Egypt has started to devise an integrated developmental vision to transform many unique locations into destinations for medical tourism.

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said Egypt received the first batch ($5 billion) from the $35 billion Ras El-Hekma investment partnership deal with the UAE.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry told his British counterpart David Cameron that Egypt pins high hopes on the UK to exercise pressure on Israel to drop its plans for a ground offensive in Rafah.

The sun aligned on the statue of Ramses II in Aswan's Abu Simbel Temple on Thursday morning in a rare astronomical phenomenon that occurs biannually -- on 22 October and 22 February.

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes showed mixed performance at the end of Wednesday's trading amid sales by foreign investment funds and Egyptian and Arab investors.

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Ayman Ashour announced Tuesday that President of the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF) Amr Zakaria Hamouda has been named vice-chairman of UNESCO's International Tsunami Early Warning Committee (IOC Tsunami).

Egyptian Exchange indexes posted collective losses at the close of Sunday's trading session, prompted by selling operations by Arab and foreign institutions, investment funds, and foreign investors against purchases by local institutions and Egyptian and Arab investors.

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly highlighted on Saturday Cairo's keenness to increase the rates of trade exchange and investment between Egypt and Bulgaria.

Head of Egypt’s State Information Service (SIS) Diaa Rashwan hit back at US President Joe Biden’s remarks that Egypt is delaying the delivery of aid to Gaza pointing out that the US has been delivering weapons to Israel rather than aid to Palestinians.

Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes posted collective gains at the close of Wednesday's trading session, backed by purchases by local institutions and Egyptian, Arab, and foreign investors.

The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) announced selecting the city of Alexandria as the first capital of culture and dialogue in the Mediterranean region for the year 2025, alongside Tirana (Albania).

Minister of Trade and Industry Ahmed Samir said on Tuesday that Egypt has managed to increase its exports of commodities in a tangible way despite economic crises in the region and the world.

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said that he is looking forward to more investments of Samsung Electronics company in Egypt in the coming period especially in light of the investment incentives of the Egyptian government to encourage establishing local industries that can benefit from exporting opportunities and incentives from Egypt to the targeted markets.

At least 135 crimes, assaults and violations committed by the Israeli occupation against journalism in Palestine were recorded in January, the foremost of which was the killing of 14 journalists, including eight who were killed by direct missile and bullet attacks against their homes and four others who were killed while on the job, WAFA reported quoting a monthly report issued by the Freedom Committee at the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate.

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced Monday an increase in the reserves of foreign currencies by about 30 million dollars.

The House of Representatives on Sunday gave its final approval to the government's proposed amendments to some provisions of Military Judiciary Law 25/1966, regulating the structure and work of military courts.

Former Assistant Foreign Minister Mona Omar stressed the importance of adopting unified and strong Arab action towards Ethiopia's violations of sovereignty of Arab countries via signing an illegal memorandum of understanding with the breakaway territory of "Somaliland", a matter that threatens security and stability of the Federal Republic of Somalia.

Egypt has provided aid to Gaza worth EGP 5.861 billion (nearly $196 million), Mohamed Awad Tag El-Din, presidential adviser for health affairs, said on Monday.

Arish International Airport in North Sinai received Saturday two planes as part of the international efforts to assist the people in the Gaza Strip, bringing the total number of planes sent to aid Gaza to 482 since 7 October.

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