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Executive Vice-President of French defense group "Thales" for Secure Communications and Information Systems Marc Darmon commended the outstanding organisation of Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX 2021).

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly welcomed his Spanish counterpart, Pedro Sánchez, upon his arrival at Cairo International Airport on Tuesday evening.

Egypt is continuing efforts to develop its partnership with the EU and explore new vistas of cooperation that serve its development process and ability to address challenges, provide jobs and improve living conditions, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Monday.

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed on Monday cooperation with CEO of French plane-maker Dassault Aviation S.A. Eric Trappier, who is currently participating in the second edition of the Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX 2021) in Cairo, the Egyptian presidency announced.

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi asserted on Monday the importance of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in facing the negative impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on global economic growth.

Jordan and Egypt agreed on Sunday to raise the capacity of their power interconnection project from the current 500 megawatts to 1,000 megawatts to enable the two parties to exchange energy with the countries of the region, Petra reported.

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) revealed in a statement that Egypt’s non-oil commodity exports rose by 40 percent in the first nine months of 2021 to record USD 29.7 billion, compared to the USD 21.2 billion recorded in the same period of 2020.

Egypt's Air Force held its first international forum, the Air Power Symposium, in Cairo on Sunday.

The Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) announced on Saturday, launching a large-scale security operation to eliminate the terrorist remnants of Daesh on Al Khalidiya Island in Anbar province.

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla signed on Thursday a memorandum of understanding with Greek Minister for the Environment and Energy Konstantinos Skrekas to foster bilateral cooperation in the natural gas field.

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has ratified a law amending some provisions of the penal code with regards to divulging state secrets.

Five solar-powered rainfall detection stations have now joined service, bringing the total to 38 across Egypt, Minister of Irrigationand Water Resources Mohamed Abdel-Ati said on Sunday.

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.

Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Abul Gheit has welcomed a political agreement signed on Sunday in Khartoum by Chairman of the Sudanese Transitional Sovereignty Council Abdel Fattah Al Burhan and head of the country's transitional government Abdalla Hamdok.

Britain's Crown Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker – the Duchess of Cornwall – left Egypt on Friday, concluding their two-day visit to the country.

British Crown Prince Charles visited the Greek Campus in Tahrir square on Friday where he was shown young entrepreneurs’ projects to support ecological projects using digital technology as well as social projects to protect women against violence and harassment.

Head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros discussed issues of climate change and violence against women with Britain’s Crown Prince Charles on Thursday in Cairo, the Coptic Church announced.

Units from the Armed Forces of Egypt, Greece, Cyprus, and the UAE are participating in air and naval drills dubbed ‘MEDUSA 11’ that commenced earlier on Thursday.

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) decided that two seats in each of Egypt's bank boards will be reserved for women, CBE Governor Tarek Amer told MENA, the state-owned news agency, on Wednesday.

Judge Ahmed Said Khalil, the head of the Financial Action Task Force in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA FATF) and head of the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Unit, stressed the importance of intensifying international efforts and coordination to find alternative solutions to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

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