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  • Army chief of staff back home from Saudi visit

    Date: 2018-04-19 19:58:12 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:25 - ID:7359803

    Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Mohamed Farid returned home on Thursday coming from Saudi Arabia, where he attended the conclusion of the "Joint Gulf Shield 1" drill held in the Eastern Region in Saudi Arabia. During his stay in Riyadh, the ....

  • Koreas to open hotline between leaders Friday

    Date: 2018-04-19 19:44:31 GMT - south korea - International - SN:24 - ID:7359787

    The two Koreas will open a direct telephone line between the countries' leaders on Friday ahead of their summit set for April 27, Yonhap News quoted Seoul's presidential office as saying on Thursday. "The hotline between the leaders will be ....

  • Sisi directs to continue developing electricity sector

    Date: 2018-04-19 19:36:03 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:23 - ID:7359774

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed on Thursday to work on a plan that aims at enhancing the electricity system in Egypt, Presidency Spokesman Bassam Radi said. This came during a meeting with Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and Electricity ....

  • Al Ahly lose to Angola's Petro Atletico in Africa clubs tournament

    Date: 2018-04-19 19:16:19 GMT - Egypt - Sport - SN:22 - ID:7359749

    Al Ahly first women handball team lost 27-17 to Angola’s Petro Atletico in the quarter-finals of the Africa Clubs Championship for the Winners' Cup, currently hosted by the Red Devils. Al Ahly took a 11-9 halftime lead, but the Angolan team made ....

  • FM: Egypt greatly interested in boosting ties with African states

    Date: 2018-04-19 18:29:49 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:21 - ID:7359684

    Egypt pays great attention to boosting ties with all African states to achieve integration and common interests, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Thursday. In an interview with CBC Extra News channel, Shoukry said that President Abdel ....

  • PM: EGP 16.4 bln allocated to implementing 270 water, sanitation projects in governorates

    Date: 2018-04-19 17:33:32 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:20 - ID:7359575

    Prime Minister Sherif Ismail held a meeting Thursday with Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform Minister Hala el Saed to discuss upgrading services to improve livelihoods and the quality of life for citizens. During the meeting which was ....

  • Sisi urges Bibliotheca Alexandrina to enhance role in digital space field

    Date: 2018-04-19 17:04:28 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:19 - ID:7359524

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met on Thursday with members of the board of trustees of Bibliotheca Alexandrina in the presence of former presidents of some countries such as Romania, Albania, Finland and Serbia besides some Egyptian and foreign ....

  • Miguel Diaz-Canel elected president of Cuba

    Date: 2018-04-19 16:50:27 GMT - Cuba - International - SN:18 - ID:7359507

    Cuba has confirmed that Miguel Diaz-Canel, a Communist Party loyalist, is to replace Raul Castro as president . Politicians in the country’s National Assembly announced the vice president had been selected to replace the brother of Fidel Castro, ....

  • Foreign ministry denies increasing salaries of Egyptian diplomats abroad

    Date: 2018-04-19 16:41:26 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:17 - ID:7359490

    Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid has denied media reports that salaries of Egyptian diplomats abroad will increase in the light of the House of Representatives' approval of the diplomatic and consular corps bill. In statements Thursday, ....

  • Egyptian, Greek defense ministers discuss military cooperation

    Date: 2018-04-19 13:25:15 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:16 - ID:7359041

    Minister of Defense and Military Production Sedqi Sobhi had talks on Thursday with his Greek counterpart Panos Kammenos on boosting military cooperation between the two countries. During their meeting, Sobhi extolled the level of cooperation and ....

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