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  • Sisi starts talks with Ethiopian PM

    Date: 2018-01-18 10:03:29 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:2 - ID:7197385

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi started on Thursday talks with visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn at the Ittihadiya presidential palace in Cairo. The talks will focus on means of boosting bilateral relations and issues of ....

  • Cabinet: January 25 fully paid vacation on occasion of revolution anniv.

    Date: 2018-01-18 10:00:40 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:7197377

    Acting Premier and Housing Minister Mostafa Madboly issued a decision on Thursday decreeing that January 25 will be a fully paid vacation for governmental and private sector workers on the occasion of the January 25 Revolution anniversary and the ....

  • Gargash: Qatar's interception of flights 'desperate attempt'

    Date: 2018-01-17 07:30:33 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7195195

    The United Arab Emirates' Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash deemed Qatari fighters' interception of its civilian flights as a "desperate attempt" for fear of marginalization. Al Arabiya news channel quoted Gargash as saying ....

  • US withholds $65m from UN agency for Palestinian refugees

    Date: 2018-01-17 06:50:24 GMT - palestine - International - SN:3 - ID:7195130

    The US is cutting $65 million in funding for the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, slashing this year's first contribution by more than half, a State Department official announced Tuesday, France 24 reported. The US sent $60 million to keep ....

  • US says withholding $65 million from UNRWA 'not aimed at punishing'

    Date: 2018-01-17 06:49:07 GMT - USA - International - SN:2 - ID:7195128

    The US State Department said on Tuesday that the Trump administration's decision to withhold $65 million from UNRWA, the UN agency aiding Palestinian refugees and their descendants, was "not aimed at punishing" the Palestinian Authority, despite ....

  • Pope Tawadros meets OIC chief in Cairo

    Date: 2018-01-17 06:06:27 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:7195082

    Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark received on Tuesday Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef Ahmad al-Othaimeen at the St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya. The meeting comes as part ....

  • Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi ballistic missile

    Date: 2018-01-16 19:19:05 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:7194892

    Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday, that its forces intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias targeting the southern province of Jazan, Al Arabiya reported. The attack comes just days after UN experts said that, Iran ....

  • Egypt, Ethiopia FMs to meet Wednesday

    Date: 2018-01-16 19:19:01 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:28 - ID:7194876

    Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Ethiopian counterpart Workneh Gebeyehu are due to have consultations in Cairo on Wednesday. They will later co-chair a preparatory ministerial meeting of the Egyptian-Ethiopian High Joint ....

  • Parl't speaker urges unifying Arab efforts to solve regional issues

    Date: 2018-01-16 17:22:10 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:27 - ID:7194731

    Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal urged on Tuesday, unifying Arab efforts to solve regional issues peacefully. During a meeting with visiting Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, Abdel Aal hailed Egyptian-Kuwaiti relations in all ....

  • AL chief asserts importance of coordination, cooperation with OIC

    Date: 2018-01-16 15:38:52 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:7194496

    Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit underscored the importance of coordination and cooperation between the Arab body and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to deal with the mutual challenges they face. Abul Gheit made ....

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