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  • Azhar Imam meets new ambassadors to Eritrea, Senegal

    Azhar Imam meets new ambassadors to Eritrea, Senegal

    Date: 2015-08-03 19:10:57 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:17 - ID:3095189

    Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb received on Monday Egypt's new ambassadors to Eritrea and Senegal. During two separate meetings, el Tayyeb congratulated Yasser Hisham, ambassador to Eritrea, and Moustafa el Qouni, ambassador to Senegal, on ....

  • Grand Mufti calls for establishing Fatwa center for Muslim communities abroad

    Grand Mufti calls for establishing Fatwa center for Muslim communities abroad

    Date: 2015-08-03 18:25:12 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:16 - ID:3095005

    Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shakwi Allam has called to establish a Fatwa center for Muslim communities abroad. The proposed center will include representatives from all Muslim communities and minorities and seek to find legitimate solutions to their ....

  • Republican decree extending mandate of Egypt's armed forces' participation in fighting missions abroad

    Republican decree extending mandate of Egypt's armed forces' participation in fighting missions abroad

    Date: 2015-08-03 18:22:03 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:15 - ID:3094973

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued on Monday republican decree no. 323 of 2015 extending the mandate of some elements of the Armed Forces in fighting abroad for another six months. The decree, which was published in the official gazette, ....

  • Egyptian party submits project to restructure Suez Canal's tariff

    Egyptian party submits project to restructure Suez Canal's tariff

    Date: 2015-08-03 18:19:11 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:14 - ID:3094961

    Spokesman for the Free Egyptians Party (Al Masriyin Al Ahrar) Shehab Wagih on Monday said the party submits a project to the government to restructure the tariff of the Suez Canal. In a press conference, the spokesman said that the party's ....

  • Abbas to attend new Suez Canal opening

    Abbas to attend new Suez Canal opening

    Date: 2015-08-03 18:17:21 GMT - palestine - Egypt - SN:13 - ID:3094945

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will arrive in Cairo on Tuesday on an official visit to participate in the opening of the new Suez Canal on Thursday. Abbas will also attend a meeting of the Arab peace initiative committee at the Arab foreign ....

  • Cairo buses for free Thursday to celebrate new Suez Canal opening

    Cairo buses for free Thursday to celebrate new Suez Canal opening

    Date: 2015-08-03 18:12:52 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:11 - ID:3094925

    Cairo Governor Galal Said on Monday said the public buses in the governorate will transport citizens for free on Thursday. The decision was taken on the occasion of the the new Suez Canal opening. Egypt's flags and posters of the new canal ....

  • Hegazy reviews plans to secure Suez Canal navigation

    Hegazy reviews plans to secure Suez Canal navigation

    Date: 2015-08-03 13:39:36 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:9 - ID:3093117

    Chief of Staff Mahmoud Hegazi inspected checkpoints, security and military forces that are securing the Suez Canal waterway ahead of the inauguration of the New Suez Canal due on Thursday. Hegazi met with soldiers and commanders at the joint ....

  • Suez residents happy about New Suez Canal, says governor

    Suez residents happy about New Suez Canal, says governor

    Date: 2015-08-03 08:24:03 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:3090189

    Residents of Suez are very happy about the inauguration of the New Suez Canal, the governor has said. Major General el Arabi el Serawi said Monday the residents are keen on attending daily celebrations ahead of the big day, slated for August 6. ....

  • Shoukry receives thank-you message from UN envoy to Libya

    Shoukry receives thank-you message from UN envoy to Libya

    Date: 2015-08-03 08:10:09 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:2 - ID:3090085

    Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received on Monday a thank-you message from UN Special Representative for Libya Bernardino León for Egypt's efforts in backing the talks to reach a political agreement to the Libyan crisis, which has recently been ....

  • Awqaf ministry warns against use of mosques in electioneering

    Awqaf ministry warns against use of mosques in electioneering

    Date: 2015-08-02 18:00:51 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:20 - ID:3088613

    Ministry of Awqaf has warned all staff against the use of mosques or any establishments in campaigning for the parliamentary elections. Such practices will be monitored and reported and those involved will be punished, the ministry said. The ....

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