Monday, 23 May 2022
Foreign Affairs
Egypt’s FM heads to Davos to attend 2022 World Economic Forum
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry headed on Sunday evening to Davos, Switzerland to take part in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual meeting extending from 22-26 May.
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Egypt launches National Strategy for Climate Change 2050 ahead of COP27
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War in Ukraine: Latest developments
Russia ready to resume Ukraine talks: Chief negotiator
Parliament approves two bills on money laundering and pilgrimage visas
Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces
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Liverpool's Salah wins Premier League Golden Boot for 3rd time
Man City crowned Premier League Champions after thriller
INTERVIEW: Africa, Mideast will likely suffer most from reduced grain shipments - WTO director general
Al-Ahram journalist who took his own life was not professionally mistreated: National Press Authority
Point-blank: Sinai, Morsi, and the MB
In the politically and meteorologically hot summer of 2013, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Cairo on an unscheduled visit to meet with president Mohamed Morsi. I had the opportunity to interview Abbas in his hotel afterwards.
A shared project for Egypt and Sudan
Exactly 100 years ago, Sudanese army officer Ali Abdel-Latif advocated national independence for Sudan and its unity with Egypt
Five priorities on climate change
The COP27 meeting on climate change to be hosted by Egypt in Sharm El-Sheikh in November should focus on five main priorities, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin as the UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt
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Egypt to witness increase in temperature starting from Monday
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) announced that starting Monday, Egypt will witness an increase in temperatures between 2 to 4 degrees Celsius nationwide.
Foreign Affairs
Egypt to host Interpol workshop on addressing emerging terror in ME, Africa
Egypt’s parliament to discuss two bills on money laundering and pilgrimage visas this week
No monkeypox infections detected in Egypt so far: Health ministry
Urban & Transport
Yemen Business Council keen to expand cooperation with Egypt’s housing ministry: Chief
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Tourism Egypt, Malta discuss resuming direct flights as Maltese authorities ease COVID travel restrictions
Foreign Affairs Egypt’s FM heads to Davos to attend 2022 World Economic Forum
Politics Parliament approves two bills on money laundering and pilgrimage visas
Society Al-Ahram journalist who took his own life was not professionally mistreated: National Press Authority
Foreign Affairs AL permanent observer to UN receives Order of Rising Sun as co-organiser of TICAD
Courts & Law Kafr El-Sheikh court sentences to death murderer of former Egyptian world speedball champion
Foreign Affairs Egypt's speaker of parliament condemns Israel's attacks on Al-Aqsa mosque
Health Egypt reports daily average of 5 coronavirus cases, 2 deaths over past week
Society Sisi calls for completing ‘Egypt’s Future’ agricultural project before end of 2023
Society Egypt’s NCHR, UNFPA agree to enhance cooperation on child protection
INTERVIEW: Africa, Mideast will likely suffer most from reduced grain shipments - WTO director general
For years, global trade has been facing major challenges that were magnified in 2020 due to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic that affected the global economy.
Shell subsidiary BG Int'l Limited acquires ExxonMobil’s offshore position in Egypt
Doubt about spam accounts could scuttle Twitter deal: Musk
Markets & Companies
‏With contribution from German Federal DEG Bank and Egyptian-German cooperation: Knauf Egypt launches first training centre in Egypt
AfDB’s 57th annual meetings to kick off on Monday
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Economy Egypt’s Suez Canal revenues to hit $7bln by end of FY
Economy The Central Bank of Egypt raises key interest rates by 2% to counter Russia-Ukraine war repercussions
Markets & Companies Recession fears, rising inflation spook global markets: AP report
Economy CBE to decide on key interest rates on Thursday amid rising inflation
Economy Egypt to host IsDB Group annual meetings for first time since 1990s
Economy Egypt’s Sovereign Fund becomes a full IFSWF member
Economy Egyptian expats’ remittances rise by 12.8% in March to reach $3.3 bln: CBE
Economy Egypt’s PM discusses enhancing industrial cooperation opportunities with UAE, Jordan
Energy US companies willing to inject green investments into Egypt: Head of GreenTech Business
Economy Wheat prices hit record high after Indian export ban
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War in Ukraine
Russia presses Donbas as Ukraine takes centre stage at Davos
Russian forces pursued their bombardment of frontline Ukrainian cities on Sunday, seeking to gain military momentum as Kyiv's diplomatic counter-offensive targeted the world's business and political elite gathering in Davos.
Russia cuts off gas exports to Finland in symbolic move
Biden signs $40B for Ukraine assistance during Asia trip
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'A long journey': Volunteers from Belarus fight for Ukraine
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Diplomacy Russia ready to resume Ukraine talks: Chief negotiator
Economy A naval corridor for Ukraine cargo ships? Easier said than done
Diplomacy France sees no EU entry for Ukraine before '15 or 20 years'
Humanitarian Fate of 2,500 Ukrainian POWs from steel plant stirs concern
Military Belarusians join war seeking to free Ukraine and themselves
Diplomacy Moscow may swap Ukraine prisoners for Putin ally: Negotiator
Military Kharkiv digs in against a new Russian assault
Diplomacy Moscow bans over 900 prominent Americans from Russia
Diplomacy Ukraine needs full EU candidacy not 'compromise': Zelensky
Diplomacy Zelenskyy says only 'diplomacy' can end Ukraine war
Israeli court sentences Palestinian jailbreakers to 5 years
An Israeli court on Sunday sentenced six Palestinian inmates to five years in prison for tunnelling out of their cell last year and escaping from a high-security facility in the biggest prison break of its kind in decades.
UK confirms local transmission of monkeypox
German chancellor Scholz kicks off Africa trip in Senegal
Turkey summons US ambassador over warning on police methods
Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces
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Africa Fresh floods hit South Africa
International Climate to conflict, Davos' post-COVID return has full plate
Region Iran Revolutionary Guard member is shot dead in Tehran
International Taliban enforcing face-cover order for female TV anchors
International Biden says monkeypox cases something to 'be concerned about'
International Biden arrives in Japan with no response on outreach to North Korea
International Afghan women TV presenters cover faces on air
International Biden greets Kim, but says US 'prepared' for North Korea weapons test
International Tourist plane crash kills five in France: Emergency services
International US envoy meets Taliban diplomat, presses women's rights
AC Milan crowned Serie A Champions for first time in 11 years
AC Milan won their first Serie A title in 11 years on Sunday after beating Sassuolo 3-0 to snatch the crown from local rivals Inter Milan.
Spain La Liga results & scorers (Final matchday)
Follow Ahram Online's coverage of Spain La Liga matches of the 2021/2022 season (20 / 22 May)
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World Where Milan's historic Scudetto was won
World 'These guys are legends': Guardiola salutes Man City's champions
World 'Story of my life': Klopp woe as Liverpool pipped in title race
World Villa keeper Olsen 'attacked' in Man City celebrations: Gerrard
World Scudetto a personal triumph for Milan's mild-mannered manager Pioli
World Champions Milan eye return to past glories
Talents Abroad Kahraba ends Turkish season with goal, 2 assists amid uncertain future
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Egyptian Football
Egyptian Premier League results & fixtures (20th matchday)
Man City hero Gundogan hails 'incredible' title triumph
A new Gulf in the making?
The story of Children of the Alley
INTERVIEW: Navigating mysteries
Egypt holds symposium on importance of vaccines to avoid HPV, cervical cancer
Arts & Culture
Stage & Street
Depression revisited through Every Brilliant Thing at Cairo’s Rawabet Art Space
Performed at Cairo’s Rawabet Art Space on five consecutive evenings between 13 and 17 May, Every Brilliant Thing invited the audience to approach depression in a joyous and hopeful manner.
Art Alert
Shereen Abdo to perform at Maq‘ad of Sultan Qaitbey
Egyptian indie-folk singer Shereen Abdo and her band will be performing in a free-entry concert at the Maq‘ad of Sultan Qaitbey (MASQ) on Saturday 28 May.
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Art Alert Ahmed Ali El-Haggar to perform at Room Art Space
Film Abu Saddam and Searching for Amal to represent Egypt at Toronto Arab Film Fest
Film Arab Cinema Centre launches 75 Years of Palestinian Cinema campaign at Cannes
Music First edition of Tel Basta Music and Singing Festival to hold six events
Film Ukraine film-makers horrified by Top Gun jet display at Cannes
Film 'No to war', Russian dissident director tells Cannes film fest
Palestinian Nai Barghouti’s anthem commemorates Shireen Abu Akleh’s life
Iconic multi-talented Egyptian artist Samir Sabri dies at 85
How to TikTok your way to a prize at the Cannes Film Festival
Work at Egypt's Grand Egyptian Museum nears completion: Ministry
Architectural work at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is scheduled for completion by the end of June and interior finishes by the end of September, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday.
In Photos: Ancient engravings, reliefs uncovered during restoration of Temple of Esna
The Egyptian-German archaeological mission has uncovered original reliefs and engravings on the walls and ceilings of Temple of Esna in Luxor, Upper Egypt during ongoing restoration work.
Passengers at Cairo Airport can visit its museums free on Wednesday
In celebration of the first anniversary of the opening of the two archaeological museums at Cairo International Airport, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday that museum visitors will be able to enter free of charge on 18 May.
Mummification Museum in Luxor to celebrate its 25th anniversary with free guided tours
To mark the 25th anniversary of the inauguration of the Mummification Museum in Luxor, the museum offered free guided tours to Egyptian visitors on Saturday 7 May.
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International Festival for Drums to kick off at Saladin’s Citadel
Under the slogan ‘Drums, Dialogue for Peace’, the 9th edition of the International Festival for Drums will open on Saturday night at Beir Youssef Theatre at Saladin’s Citadel at 8pm.
Obituary: Director Abdel-Rahman El-Shafaai (1939-2022)
This morning Egypt bids goodbye to an icon of folk theatre, renowned director Abdel-Rahman El-Shafaai. The director of the Nile Troupe for Traditional Instruments passed away yesterday at the age of 83.
Sirah: Larger than life
“The ‘sirah’ (‘life story’) of a person outlives them,” goes the Egyptian proverb that highlights the importance of the legacy one leaves behind.
Tunisian diva Ghalia Benali’s latest concert in Cairo: ‘Time to sit down and listen to ourselves’
As free as the curlew bird that greets her and her audience every time she sings on stage, Tunisian diva Ghalia Benali broke from the typical time constrains of songs, chanting only long poems of her choice during her latest concert in Cairo.
Life & Style
Norway celebrates 208 years of independence in Cairo
On the 208th anniversary of Norway’s Constitution Day, the country’s ambassador in Egypt expressed her pleasure to see innovative cooperation between Egypt and Norway towards a just transition to a renewable and sustainable future ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27).
African scientists baffled by monkeypox cases in Europe, US
Scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks of monkeypox in Africa say they are baffled by the disease’s recent spread in Europe and North America.
World remains unprepared to face new pandemics: panel
Global reform efforts to better ward off new pandemic threats have been slow and fragmented, leaving the world as unprepared as when COVID-19 first surfaced, a report warned.
Slovenia celebrates 30 years of diplomatic relations with Egypt
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Slovenia and Egypt, Slovenia’s Ambassador in Egypt Mateja Prevolsek held a reception party at the Seasons Country Club located on the Alexandria Desert Road on 12 May.
The American University in Cairo Press, has recently released “Ottoman Cairo” book by late author Chahinda Karim. The book was published posthumously.
A writer who penned a piece titled "How To Murder Your Husband" is on trial in the United States for...killing her husband.
Nadi El Mohebin (Lovers Club) by Sobhi Moussa, (Cairo: Samaa Publishing House, 2021).
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) has announced the winners for its 16th edition across seven categories on Tuesday.
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