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  • EU backs innovation, research in Egypt

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:42:26 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:28 - ID:7190441

    EU ambassador in Cairo Ivan Surkos said the EU support innovation and research in Egypt. The ambassador's statements came during a meeting Sunday with Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghafar. "I discussed with ....

  • Rania Mashat 1st woman to take on tourism portfolio in Egypt

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:25:12 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:27 - ID:7190343

    Rania el Mashat has been named the new minister of tourism in Egypt, becoming the first woman to ever assume the post in the Arab country. Mashat was appointed as Tourism Minister in a government reshuffle that was approved by parliament. She ....

  • Pope: It's a sin if fear makes us hostile to migrants

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:22:16 GMT - Vatican - International - SN:26 - ID:7190357

    Pope Francis says while fear of migrants is "legitimate," it's a sin if that causes hostility. Francis invited migrants, refugees, asylum-seekers, newly-arrived immigrants and second-generation immigrant families to a special Mass he celebrated ....

  • Flutist Abdel Dayem named Egypt's culture minister

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:22:03 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:25 - ID:7190369

    Egypt named a new culture minister Sunday -- a woman has assumed the post for the first time ever. Inas Abdel Dayem, now the Culture Minister, has served as the chairperson of the Cairo Opera House for seven years. She is an internationally ....

  • NEA: primary courtrooms to register electoral headquarters

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:13:27 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:24 - ID:7190245

    The National Elections Authority (NEA), chaired by Counselor Lasheen Ibrahim, Sunday urged citizens who are not staying in their hometowns to register their new electoral constituencies in their governorate of residence in order to cast their votes ....

  • OIC chief to visit Cairo Monday

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:13:04 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Egypt - SN:23 - ID:7190255

    Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Youssef al Othaimeen will pay an official visit to Cairo starting Monday for talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to probe joint ties. During his three-day visit, al ....

  • Acting PM reviews conditions of sugar companies in Egypt

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:11:59 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:22 - ID:7190277

    Acting Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly chaired a meeting Sunday to review conditions of sugar companies operating in Egypt. The meeting also tackled challenges facing sugar companies and ways to upgrade this vital industry. The economies of ....

  • Syrian army continues military operations in southern Aleppo

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:11:57 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:7190321

    The Syrian army continued military operations against Nusra Front in the southern countryside of Aleppo on Sunday. Over the past few hours, the Syrian army units controlled several areas in the southern countryside. The army units combed ....

  • Biography of Egypt's newly appointed local development minister

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:11:30 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:20 - ID:7190296

    The House of Representatives approved on Sunday the appointment of Major General Abu Bakr al Gendy, the head of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), as the new Local Development Minister in succession of Hisham el ....

  • Russian, US ambassadors outline joint steps to improve relations between countries

    Date: 2018-01-14 10:58:58 GMT - Russia - International - SN:19 - ID:7189965

    - Russia’s Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov and the US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman outlined joint steps to improve the relations between Moscow and Washington, the Russian news agency Tass reported on Sunday. On Saturday, the Russian ....

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