Monday, 23 May 2022
Egypt
Politics
Egypt’s parliament to discuss two bills on money laundering and pilgrimage visas this week
Egypt's House of Representatives – the lower house of parliament – will reconvene this week to hold plenary sessions on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
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Parliament approves two bills on money laundering and pilgrimage visas
Mubarak family reserves legal rights against any future 'defamatory reporting:' Son
Sisi urges maximum agricultural productivity to enhance food security, secure strategic crops
Egyptian Cabinet members to address Parliament on new 2022/23 budget, development plan this week
Egypt’s parliamentary Legislative Committee approves amendments to anti-money laundering law
Egypt adopts five-pillar approach to cope with global economic crisis: PM Madbouly
Sisi directs companies be established digitally and virtually without physical HQs
Wafd Party appoints Mona Makram Ebeid as assistant to chairman for int'l affairs
Egypt's Senate to discuss a new law on supporting disabled citizens on Sunday
500 Egyptian women urge admitting jailed hunger-striker Alaa Abdel-Fattah to hospital: NCHR
Registration for Egypt’s national dialogue opens Friday
Egypt to hold international press conference on state’s economic vision next week: PM Madbouly
Egypt's Journalists Syndicate, political parties welcome invitation for national dialogue
New personal status law must be balanced to solve family issues honestly and impartially: Sisi
A list with tens of prisoners for presidential pardons to be issued soon: Pardon Committee
National Dialogue to run in 'a neutral and impartial way' among all segments of society: Training Academy
Foreign Affairs
Egypt to host Interpol workshop on addressing emerging terror in ME, Africa
The Ministry of Interior is set to host on Monday an Interpol workshop titled ‘Confronting emerging terrorist organisations and phenomena in the Middle East and Africa.’
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Egypt’s FM heads to Davos to attend 2022 World Economic Forum
AL permanent observer to UN receives Order of Rising Sun as co-organiser of TICAD
Egypt's speaker of parliament condemns Israel's attacks on Al-Aqsa mosque
Egypt discuss with Czech companies cooperation in manufacturing medical supplies
Egyptian foreign minister tackles war developments with Ukrainian counterpart
Egypt welcomes successful holding of Somali elections
Egypt to launch national strategy for climate change on Thursday: PM Madbouly
Sisi appoints Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Rady as ambassador-extraordinary to Italy
Cairo holds intensive talks with Libyan, int'l parties to prevent military escalation in Tripoli: Sources to Al-Arabiya
Egypt following with concern ongoing developments in Tripoli, urges all Libyan parties to exercise restraint
Ukraine conflict may increase debt burden on developing countries: Report
Libya's constitutional committee resumes UN-sponsored talks in Cairo
Egypt's FM highlights green investment opportunities during US GreenTech Business Mission delegation’s visit
Azhar grand imam wishes Mohamed bin Zayed success as new UAE president
President Sisi congratulates Mohamed bin Zayed on election as UAE’s new president
Egypt condemns Israeli attack on Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral
Health
No monkeypox infections detected in Egypt so far: Health ministry
Egypt has not detected any suspected or confirmed cases of monkeypox, a rare viral infection, the Ministry of Health and Population has said.
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Egypt reports daily average of 5 coronavirus cases, 2 deaths over past week
Average daily COVID-19 tally in Egypt continues to drop, recording 5 cases, 3 deaths
Egypt’s daily coronavirus infections drop to their lowest level to an average of 8 cases per day
More than one million women screened in initiative targeting mothers, fetuses: Health ministry
1.7 million preparatory school students in Egypt screened for hepatitis C since November
Egypt's health ministry launches convoys for family planning in 6 governorates
2.9 million children examined for hearing impairment: Health ministry
Implementation of national health insurance to continue in spite of global economic challenges: Minister
11 mln primary school pupils examined under Egypt’s anemia, obesity, dwarfism detection initiative
Egypt records further drop in coronavirus infections, deaths over past week
Egypt considering initiative for early detection of autism: Health ministry
Indomie flavoured instant noodles to be pulled from the market within 48 hours: Egypt’s Food Safety Authority
Average daily COVID-19 infections in Egypt continues its steep drop
Egypt’s Medical Syndicate complains about low pay for intern doctors
Egypt’s average daily COVID-19 cases drops to 124, hits lowest level since August
Egyptian victim of Brooklyn subway shooting suffered leg injury
Society
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.
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Al-Ahram journalist who took his own life was not professionally mistreated: National Press Authority
Sisi calls for completing ‘Egypt’s Future’ agricultural project before end of 2023
Egypt’s NCHR, UNFPA agree to enhance cooperation on child protection
Egypt launches National Strategy for Climate Change 2050 ahead of COP27
Egypt's strategic wheat reserves cover 4 months: Cabinet
Temperatures to fall 5-6 degrees in much of Egypt starting Friday
Egypt embassy in Pretoria working with S. African authorities to free 2 kidnapped Egyptian students
Citizenship, equal rights are constant values of Egypt’s approach towards all citizens: Sisi
Uber raises prices in Egypt after fuel price hike
Veteran Al-Ahram journalist Salah Montasser dies aged 87
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House committees begin discussing new FY 2022/23 budget this week
Journalists Syndicate to hold memorial for slain Palestinian jounalist Shireen Abu Akleh Tuesday
1,500 Egyptian journalists call for int'l probe into Israeli crimes against journalists in Palestine
Hot weather forecast across Egypt starting Friday
Egypt’s NCHR president reviews cooperation on human rights with UNICEF Egypt representative
Urban & Transport
Yemen Business Council keen to expand cooperation with Egypt’s housing ministry: Chief
The Yemen Business Council in Egypt has said it seeks to open new horizons of cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Housing, affirming the keenness of Yemeni investors to be involved with new projects in Egypt’s cities.
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Egypt’s Suez Canal revenues to hit $7bln by end of FY
Egypt to open new Sphinx International Airport in mid-July: Cabinet
In Photos: Pilot operation of phase three of Cairo Metro’s third line to launch on Sunday
Cairo begins operating new automated garbage suctioning trucks
Natural gas extended to more than 7 mln housing units in last 8 years: Ministry
Suez Canal records its highest monthly revenues in April at $629 million
Egypt-Sudan power grid capacity to reach 1000 MW after Sudan received needed equipment
Vehicles in Sharm El-Sheikh to be converted to natural gas ahead of COP27
Two killed, 44 injured in bus accident in Egypt’s South Sinai
Sisi directs construction of Hadara axis to link Mokattam with National Egyptian Civilisation Museum area in Cairo
Egypt negotiating with int’l automaker to produce 3-seat electrical vehicles to replace tuk-tuks
Explainer: Turning Egypt's Suez Canal into world's longest green canal
President Sisi mourns victims of Aswan tourist bus crash
Truck hits tourist bus in Egypt, kills 10 including 4 French
Cabinet approves free zone for Egyptian Group for Multipurpose Terminals in Alexandria
Suez Canal achieves 20% year-on-year revenue increase in Q1 of 2022
Courts & Law
Court sentences man to death for murdering Coptic priest in Alexandria
An Alexandria criminal court issued on Wednesday a preliminary death sentence against a 60-year-old man convicted of murdering Coptic priest Arsanios Wadid last month.
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Kafr El-Sheikh court sentences to death murderer of former Egyptian world speedball champion
Interior ministry transfers Alaa Abdel-Fattah to Wadi Al-Natroun correctional centre upon NCHR request
Egypt backs establishing African state councils, supreme courts union to protect freedoms, rights: Sisi
Egypt's NCHR appeals to interior ministry to transfer activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah to Wadi Al-Natroun correctional centre
Explainer: Who is Egypt’s Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya that the US is removing from its terrorism blacklist?
Egyptian court sentences 4 to life, woman to 3 years in Islamic State Espionage Case
Two police major generals killed in road accident during manhunt for suspect in Aswan
Cairo sentences 25 to 15 years in prison, acquits 12 in Rabaa dispersal case
Court sentences 5 men to jail for blackmailing teenage girl and pushing her to suicide
Egypt’s prosecution detains 3, places 10 under probation for harassing tourists
Teens arrested after appearing in video harassing tourists at Giza Pyramids
President Sisi pardons 986 inmates on Eid El-Fitr: Egypt’s interior ministry
Egypt’s prosecution releases 3 journalists: Syndicate
Egypt’s prosecution detains 2 men after 8 children killed in vehicle accident in Beheira
Egypt’s newly reactivated committee prepares new list of presidential pardons for Eid El-Fitr
Egyptian political activist Hossam Mones released by presidential pardon
Tourism
Egypt, Malta discuss resuming direct flights as Maltese authorities ease COVID travel restrictions
Egypt’s Air Cairo and the Maltese flag carrier Air Malta have discussed the resumption of direct flights between the two countries after the Maltese authorities eased coronavirus-related travel restrictions.
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Egypt extends tourism registration for 2022 Hajj
Grammy Award-winning band Maroon 5 visits Egyptian Museum in Tahrir square
Pilgrimage trips to Jerusalem resume as 680 Coptic Egyptians fly to Israel
Direct flights between Tel Aviv and Sharm El-Sheikh begin operating on Sunday
EgyptAir to operate flights between Cairo, Libya’s Benghazi as of 18 April
Egypt eases arrival procedures for travellers at all airports starting 10 April
EgyptAir to resume flights to Moscow on Saturday: Russian tour operators
Cairo airport invites transit passengers to visit its Archaeological Museum
Egypt among best holiday destinations this year: Daily Mail
Cairo 2nd most trending destination worldwide, Hurghada 10th among popular destinations in 2022: Tripadvisor
Russia to lift COVID-19 restrictions on flights to 52 countries, including Egypt, 9 April
Sisi directs gov't to continue supporting tourism sector in face of global developments
Egypt allows visitors from 78 countries to obtain tourist visa upon arrival
Direct flights from Baku to Sharm El-Sheikh resume
UK lifts travel advice on southern part of South Sinai and Fayoum
Egypt promotes tourism in Russian travel exhibition
Defence
In Photos: Egyptian security forces foil suicide bombing attempt against checkpoint in North Sinai
The Egyptian security forces have foiled a suicide bombing attempt by a terrorist against personnel stationed at a police checkpoint in El-Telol district in North Sinai, according to a statement by the Ministry of Interior on Thursday.
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Four terrorists killed in raids on hideouts in North Sinai over last three days: Armed Forces
Egypt’s defence minister discusses fostering military cooperation with Chadian counterpart
Seven terrorists killed; 1 officer and 4 soldiers killed: Egypt’s Armed Forces
Egypt’s defence minister, US CENTCOM commander discuss regional security
Sisi discusses boosting security cooperation with new US CENTCOM commander
IS claims responsibility for deadly Sinai attack on military personnel
Egyptian President Sisi directs Armed Forces to continue purging North Sinai of terrorists, takfiris
President Sisi chairs Supreme Council of Armed Forces meeting
Egyptian Armed Forces foils terrorist attack in Sinai, an officer and 10 soldiers killed
Sisi congratulates Egyptians on anniversary of 10 Ramadan victory
Sisi leads funeral ceremony for ex-military commanders
Egypt keen on boosting ties with Uganda in various fields: President Sisi
Egypt, Uganda to explore opportunities for cooperation in military, other fields
Egyptian, Sudanese army chiefs-of-staff discuss enhancing military cooperation, joint exercises
US to provide Egypt with F-15 aircrafts: CENTCOM commander
President Sisi discusses local, regional, int'l developments with Armed Forces’ commanders
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