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  • New Israeli ambassdor to Egypt appointed

    New Israeli ambassdor to Egypt appointed

    Date: 2016-04-04 08:28:15 GMT - palestine - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:4648141

    The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved the appointment of David Govrin as ambassador to Cairo, replacing Haim Koren who has served since September 2014, The Jerusalem Post reported Sunday. Govrin, who speaks Arabic and has a doctorate in Middle ....

  • Police officer killed, two injured in armed attack on checkpoint in Qalyubia

    Police officer killed, two injured in armed attack on checkpoint in Qalyubia

    Date: 2016-04-04 08:00:23 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:4647917

    A police officer was killed and two others were injured in an armed attack on a security checkpoint in El Khusus area, Qalyubia governorate, a well-placed source at the Interior Ministry said. In statements to MENA on Monday, the security source ....

  • Egypt votes in favor of UNSC resolution on conditions in Burundi

    Egypt votes in favor of UNSC resolution on conditions in Burundi

    Date: 2016-04-02 08:22:37 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:2 - ID:4635573

    Egypt backed the UNSC resolution on the conditions in Burundi, which was adopted yesterday in New York. The resolution provides for the "deployment of a United Nations police contribution to increase the United Nations capacity to monitor the ....

  • Finance min. expects budget deficit to reach 9.9% percent in new FY

    Finance min. expects budget deficit to reach 9.9% percent in new FY

    Date: 2016-03-31 08:07:19 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:4623837

    Finance Minister Amr el Garhy expected the budget deficit to hit 9.9 percent in the 2016/17 fiscal year (FY) compared to the 11.5% in the current fiscal year . Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Garhy said the application of some laws, ....

  • Parl't speaker: Egypt's airports highly secured

    Parl't speaker: Egypt's airports highly secured

    Date: 2016-03-31 07:43:17 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:4623629

    Egypt's airports are highly secured, Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal said on Wednesday. During today's evening session, Abdel Aal thanked the political leadership, government and the Ministry of Civil Aviation for their efforts to end the crisis ....

  • MP urges premier to save detained students in Sudan

    MP urges premier to save detained students in Sudan

    Date: 2016-03-31 07:42:16 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:3 - ID:4623613

    MP Amin Massoud urged Prime Minister Sherif Ismail to swiftly end the crisis of Egyptian students detained in Sudan over charges of collective cheating in the secondary stage exams. In a statement presented to Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal on ....

  • Egypt, Germany discuss anti-terrorism fight

    Egypt, Germany discuss anti-terrorism fight

    Date: 2016-03-31 07:41:31 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:2 - ID:4623601

    Egypt's Interior Minister Magdi Abdel-Ghafar held a meeting Wednesday with German Counterpart Thomas de Maizière to discuss cooperation and efforts to combat terrorism. During the meeting, Abdel-Ghafar called for concerting efforts to limit the ....

  • EgyptAir plane crew dealt calmly with hijacker -- pilot

    EgyptAir plane crew dealt calmly with hijacker -- pilot

    Date: 2016-03-31 07:23:54 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:4623501

    Pilot Amr el-Gammal of an EgyptAir plane that was hijacked and forced to veer off course from Alexandria to Cyprus said on Wednesday said that the crew dealt with the hijacker calmly in line with aviation rules and laws. "The crew addressed the ....

  • Border guard troops arrest 107 illegal immigrants - spokesman

    Border guard troops arrest 107 illegal immigrants - spokesman

    Date: 2016-03-30 08:41:00 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:4616353

    Border guard troops in various areas have arrested 107 illegal immigrants as part of efforts to crack down on criminal elements and smugglers, Military Spokesman Mohamed Samir said Wednesday. Border guard troops of the Second Field Army ....

  • Egyptian hijacker remanded in custody for 8 days

    Egyptian hijacker remanded in custody for 8 days

    Date: 2016-03-30 08:40:02 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:4616333

    A 59-year-old man arrested after he hijacked an EgyptAir flight and forced it to land in Larnaca was on Wednesday remanded in custody for eight days, Cyprus Mail reported on Wednesday. Amidst tight security and a courtroom buzzing with foreign ....

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