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Egypt uses modern technology to track rice straw burning sites: Environment minister
Egypt’s Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said her ministry uses state-of-the-art techniques, including satellites and early warning systems, to track rice straw burning sites nationwide, the ministry said in a statement.

Egypt’s communications ministry launches scholarship with Microsoft to build youths' DX capabilities
The Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology launched – in collaboration with Microsoft – a scholarship for 1,000 trainees to build capabilities in digital transformation (DX) technologies.

NCW lights up headquarters in rose to mark breast cancer awareness month
The National Council of Women (NCW) lit up its headquarters in rose on Thursday night to mark the awareness month of breast cancer, which is observed in October of every year.

First round of meetings between Egypt, EFTA on trade liberalisation kicks off in Geneva
The first round of meetings held between Egypt and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) on liberalising trade in the field of processed agricultural goods kicked off in Geneva on Thursday.

Desperate Haitians suffocate under growing power of gangs
The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police say is holding 17 members of a kidnapped missionary group is seen in a video released Thursday saying he will kill them if he doesn't get what he's demanding.

Egypt’s AOI sets up 4MW solar power plant in Uganda
Egypt's Arab Organisation for Industrialisation (AOI) set up a solar energy plant in Uganda's Tororo district, a photovoltaic power station with a capacity of 4MW.

Facebook planning to rebrand company with new name
Facebook is planning to change its company name next week to reflect its focus on building the metaverse, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter, The Verge reported

Solving Yemen crisis a top priority, says Blinken
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said resolving the conflict in Yemen remains a top US foreign policy priority, according to media reports.

Pressing ahead with economic reforms will create more jobs, expedite recovery in Egypt: IMF
Egypt was among the few countries that achieved a positive growth last year despite the Covid-19 outbreak, Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Jihad Azour said Tuesday.

Egypt’s BoP records surplus of $1.9bln in FY 2020-2021: Cabinet
Egypt’s balance of payments recorded a total surplus of $1.9 billion in fiscal year 2020-2021 due to a surge in the net inflow into the capital and financial account which registered $23.4 billion in 2020/2021 against $5.4 billion recorded in 2019/2020, the cabinet Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) said in an infographic published on Tuesday.

Egypt to receive over 7 million coronavirus vaccine doses in October: Health minister
Over 7 million doses of coronavirus vaccine will arrive in Egypt this month in addition to the 2 million Sinovac/VACSERA doses that are locally manufactured every week, Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed said.

Egypt, Sudan launch 'Guardian of the South-1' joint military exercise
Egypt and Sudan launched on Tuesday their joint military exercise, dubbed "Guardian of the South-1", at Egypt’s Mohamed Naguib Military Base, which is the largest in the Middle East and is located in Al-Hammam area west of Alexandria city.

Ninth Egypt-Greece-Cyprus summit kicks off in Athens
The ninth trilateral summit between Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus kicked off on Tuesday in Athens with a focus on energy, regional developments and trilateral cooperation, according to Cypriot reports.

Egypt bourse gains EGP 6.1 billion
Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes posted collective gains at the close of Monday's trading session driven by optimism over the public offering subscription of e-finance for financial and digital investments.

3rd phase of fixed internet infrastructure development kicks off, says communications minister
Egyptian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat on Sunday announced the start of third phase of developing the fixed internet infrastructure in Egypt.

Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases exceeded 8 million: Africa CDC
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) announced that the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa hit 8,420,043 ones, while the death toll from the disease stood at 215,265.

Saudi Arabia allows fans attendance in stadiums, sports facilities at full Capacity
The Saudi Ministry of Sports announced that sports fans will be allowed to attend in all sports stadiums and facilities at full capacity in various sports competitions from Sunday.

EU hopes to approve new partnership document with Egypt soon
The European Union hopes to approve the new partnership document with Cairo during the upcoming Egypt-EU Association Council's ministerial meetings, Head of the European Union Delegation to Egypt Christian Berger said Saturday.

Egypt supports UN efforts to find political settlement to Syrian crisis, says FM
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reiterated Thursday Egypt's support for all efforts aimed at working out a comprehensive solution to the Syrian crisis.

Israel detains 14 Palestinians from various towns in the West Bank
Israeli forces detained on Monday 14 Palestinians during a wide incursion operation in the occupied West Bank.

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