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  • IMO Secretary-General to visit Egypt on Thursday

    Date: 2018-01-22 14:11:19 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:32 - ID:7205020

    Secretary-General of International Maritime Organization (IMO) Kitack Lim will arrive here on Thursday on a three-day visit at the invitation of Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat. In a statement, the ministry said that the Secretary-General's ....

  • Cabinet panel holds meeting to mull set of economic files

    Date: 2018-01-22 13:53:59 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:31 - ID:7205000

    The economic ministerial committee convened Monday under acting Prime Minister and Minister of Housing and Urban Communities Mostafa Madbouli to discuss several economic files. The ministerial panel is expected to tackle files relevant to ....

  • Pence says US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital helps to achieve peace

    Date: 2018-01-22 13:53:50 GMT - palestine - International - SN:30 - ID:7204985

    US Vice President Mike Pence said the US administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would aid peace talks and expressed hope the sides were at a “new dawn” of negotiations, The Times of Israel reported Monday. “I want ....

  • Mil spox to MENA: report on drone attack on Sinai army post unfounded

    Date: 2018-01-22 13:41:48 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:29 - ID:7204895

    Military Spokesman Colonel Tamer el Refai denied reports on Monday of a drone targeting a military site or patrol in central Sinai. These reports are "totally baseless and have nothing to do with reality", he told the Middle East News Agency. ....

  • Court sets Feb. 15 for trial of Mokattam police officers over charges of killing Afroto

    Date: 2018-01-22 13:14:36 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:28 - ID:7204883

    The Cairo Appeal Court set February 15 to start the trial of two policemen over charges of beating to death Mohamed Abdel Hakim Mahmoud, aka Afroto, while being held at Cairo's Mokattam Police Station on suspicion in a drug-related case. Earlier, ....

  • Nasr, General Electric CEO discuss beefing up investments in coming stage

    Date: 2018-01-22 13:05:00 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:27 - ID:7204756

    Investment and International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr discussed with President & CEO of General Electric (GE) Middle East and North Africa Nabil Habayeb beefing up the company's investments in the country. Nasr said on her Instagram page ....

  • Transferring Ramses II statue to new place in GEM takes 1 hour - ministry

    Date: 2018-01-22 13:04:54 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:26 - ID:7204791

    Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anany said that the process of relocating Ramses II statue to its new place in the Grand Egyptian Museum will take one hour. The process will be carried out on Thursday, he noted, adding that it is not less ....

  • Immigration minister urges Egyptian expats to cast their votes in presidential polls

    Date: 2018-01-22 13:04:36 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:25 - ID:7204820

    Minister of State for Immigration Nabila Makram called on all Egyptians living abroad to cast their votes in the coming presidential polls, to take place in late March. Taking part in presidential elections is a national responsibility, she said ....

  • MENA board chairman Ali Hassan stresses importance of promoting cooperation among Arab news agencies

    Date: 2018-01-22 13:04:27 GMT - Sultanate of Oman - Egypt - SN:24 - ID:7204842

    MENA board chairman and chief editor Ali Hassan stressed the importance of boosting cooperation among Arab news agencies in a way that enhances credibility in these agencies' news bulletin. In statements following his meeting with Omani ....

  • Egypt receives official invitation to participate in Sochi conference on Syria - ministry

    Date: 2018-01-22 13:04:02 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:23 - ID:7204861

    Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said that Egypt received an official invitation from the Russian side to take part in the Sochi conference on Syria slated for later this month in Russia. In statements on Monday, the spokesman underlined ....

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