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  • WFP allocates dlrs 454 mln to back Egypt's five-year plan for food security -- diplomat

    Date: 2018-04-26 12:17:58 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:16 - ID:7370505

    Egyptian Ambassador to Italy and Permanent Representative to UN Organizations in Rome Hisham Badr said the UN World Food Program (WFP) supports Egypt's 2018-2023 plan for food security with 454 million dollars. The plan was highly praised at a ....

  • Iraqi PM arrives in Erbil

    Date: 2018-04-26 11:51:28 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:7370461

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al Abadi arrived Thursday in Erbil in Kurdistan region of Iraq to attend a celebration held by al Nasr alliance. He was received by the Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. Abadi, who was coming from ....

  • Egypt's Mo Salah donates EGP 8 mln. for setting up sewage plant in Tanta

    Date: 2018-04-26 11:37:02 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:14 - ID:7370421

    Egyptian football player and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah donated a five-feddan land plot to be allocated for the establishment of a sewage plant to serve residents of his village in Tanta governorate. Mohamed salah's father bought the five ....

  • Dollar rate stable at major banks

    Date: 2018-04-26 11:34:11 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:13 - ID:7370413

    The US dollar exchange rate was stable at major banks on Thursday. The dollar rate stood at EGP 17.57 for buying and EGP 17.67 for selling at the National Bank of Egypt and Banque Misr. At Banque du Caire and the Commercial International Bank ....

  • 100 settlers storm into Al Aqsa mosque under protection of occupation forces

    Date: 2018-04-26 10:51:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7370320

    More than 100 Jewish settlers including students from Talmudic institutes stormed on Thursday into Al Aqsa Mosque through Al Magharebah gate under tight security measures imposed by Israeli forces. The settlers carried out provocative tours ....

  • Macron says France will increase support to coalition in Syria

    Date: 2018-04-26 10:20:23 GMT - France - International - SN:11 - ID:7370256

    French President Emmanuel Macron promised to increase France’s military involvement in Syria and back the US presence in the country’s north. Macron said at a briefing in Washington "We are fully committed, and we will continue and increase our ....

  • Syrian army takes firmer grip on al-Hajar al-Aswad district

    Date: 2018-04-26 09:54:18 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7370194

    Syrian Arab Army units on Thursday targeted several positions and main supply routes of the terrorist organizations which are positioned in al-Hajar al-Aswad. The army has been intensifying its strikes against terrorists’ positions in al-Hajar ....

  • EGX market cap exceeds EGP 1 trillion for 1st time

    Date: 2018-04-26 09:47:48 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:9 - ID:7370182

    For the first time in its history, the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) market cap exceeded EGP 1 trillion. EGX indexes collectively went up at the beginning of Thursday's trading amid purchase operations by investors. The market capital gained EGP ....

  • Egypt's tennis player Safwat to quarter-finals of Anning Challenger in China

    Date: 2018-04-26 09:37:00 GMT - China - Sport - SN:8 - ID:7370161

    Egypt's tennis player Mohamed Safwat qualified for the quarter-finals of the $150,000 Anning Challenger in China after defeating Chinese player Wu Yibing by three sets to one in the second round of the tournament. Safwat, ranked 229th in the ....

  • Pope Tawadros meets clergymen of Tama congregation at Papal HQ

    Date: 2018-04-26 09:18:16 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:7 - ID:7370114

    Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese met with clergymen of Tama congregation in Sohag to choose a successor to Bishop of Tema and Its Environs Anba Fam, who passed away at a hospital in London in March. In a ....

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