Egypt Headlines

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 15:01:51 GMT
El Burhan Discusses Sudan War in Cairo As 'Hemedti' Holds Tripoli Talks
[Dabanga] Cairo / Tripoli -- Sovereignty Council President Abdelfattah El Burhan arrived in Cairo, yesterday, to meet with Egyptian President Abdelfattah El Sisi, and discuss the ongoing war between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the paramilitar...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:29:45 GMT
President El - Sisi Receives Chairman of Sudan's TSC
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Thursday Chairman of Sudan's Transitional Sovereign Council (TSC) Abdel-Fattah Al Burhan at Cairo International Airport.

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 04:15:52 GMT
Egypt's Al-Sisi Has Caged Himself in
[HRW] In no conversation with Egyptians in recent months can one avoid hearing how the prices of basic food and commodities are rapidly rising on daily basis, sometimes changing literally while someone is in the shop. In recent weeks, the foreign cur...

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 10:59:41 GMT
Human Rights Group and Its Director Threatened and Smeared
[AI London] The Egyptian authorities and affiliated groups have responded to recent reporting by the Sinai Foundation for Human Rights, an Egyptian human rights group with a focus on Egypt's militarized North Sinai, with a smear campaign and threats ...

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 07:03:48 GMT
Egypt - Rights Group and Its Director Threatened and Smeared
[HRW] Washington DC -- Reprisals Follow Reports on Gaza Border Activity

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 15:33:25 GMT
Minister of Energy Reviews With Egyptian Ambassador Sudanese-Egyptian Electricity Interconnection
[SNA] Port Sudan -- Minister of Energy and Oil Dr. Mohieddin Naeem Muhammad Saeed discussed with the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt Hani Salah, the progress of the Sudanese-Egyptian electricity interconnection work, in the presence of the D...

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 15:46:56 GMT
Did Biden Accuse Egypt's Sisi of Killing Former President Morsi?
[Daily Trust] Claim: An X user has claimed that the President of the United States of America (USA), Joe Biden, has accused his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, of killing his former boss and deposed president, Mohamed Morsi. The poster cl...

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 15:45:58 GMT
Govt Announces Plans to Build Logistics Corridor in Tanzania
[Egypt Online] Minister of Transportation Kamel Al-Wazir inspected the Kigali Dry Port in Rwanda, one of Egypt's projects in African countries.

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 10:30:56 GMT
Govt Approves 'Largest Investment Deal'
[Egypt Online] Cabinet announced Thursday 22/2/2024 the approval of the largest direct investment deal through a partnership with major entities.

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 15:35:47 GMT
Cabinet Decides to Stop Power Cuts in Ramadan
[Egypt Online] The cabinet, under Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, on Thursday 22/2/2024 decided to halt the program for reducing electricity loads during the fasting holy month of Ramadan.

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 10:31:26 GMT
Cabinet Okays Egypt's Accession to Feda
[Egypt Online] The cabinet, under Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, approved, during its weekly meeting on Thursday 22/2/2024, Egypt's accession to the Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA).

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 12:47:51 GMT
Sun Aligns On Ramses II Statute in 'Rare Phenomenon'
[Egypt Online] Sun aligned Thursday morning on the statute of Ramses II in Aswan's Abu Simbel Temple on a rare phenomenon that happens twice a year; on February 22 and October 22.

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 17:32:33 GMT
FM Underlines Need to Ensure That Israel Refrains From Any Military Action in Rafah
[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed on Wednesday the importance of ensuring that Israel refrains from any military action in Rafah that would end up by displacing the Palestinian people or forcing them to move to neighboring countr...

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:54:29 GMT
President El Sisi Inaugurates the Seventh Edition of Egypt Energy Show (Egypes) 2024
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi witnessed on Monday, 19 February 2024, the inauguration of the seventh edition of Egypt Energy Show (EGYPES) 2024 at Al-Manara International Conference Center in New Cairo.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 00:31:00 GMT
Nigeria Shines Bright At Badminton Championship in Cairo
[Daily Trust] Nigeria's team at the just concluded All Africa Senior Badminton Championship, Cairo 2024, claimed seven medals (1 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze) with the country's number one badminton player, Anuoluwapo Opeyori clinching his fifth Afric...

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 06:41:51 GMT
Turkish President Erdogan Makes Rare Visit to Cairo Ending Decade-Long Hostility
[People's Dispatch] The Turkish and Egyptian Presidents demanded an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. The countries have been at odds since the coup that overthrew then Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi in 2013

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 12:41:32 GMT
Cairo Hosts Egyptian-Turkish Summit
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi meets on Wednesday 14/2/2024with President of the Republic of Türkiye, Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan, in Cairo.

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 12:49:49 GMT
Egypt, EU Discuss Applying Cbam to Advance Green Transition
[Egypt Online] Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said Egypt is keen to enhance cooperation with the European Union (EU) on applying the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) to advance its green transition.

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 06:45:25 GMT
Unpacking Egypt's Vital Aid Role in Gaza and Sudan
[UN News] Sharing borders with Gaza, Israel, Libya and Sudan, Egypt has taken a lead role in providing lifesaving aid in the region. Since the outbreak of conflict in Sudan last April and the ongoing war in Gaza, both the Government and the Egyptian ...

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 13:32:19 GMT
Deputy Administrator Paloma Adams-Allen's Travels to Ethiopia, Egypt, and Germany
[USAID] The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Shejal Pulivarti:

Mon, 12 Feb 2024 09:23:47 GMT
Govt Rejects Israeli Calls for Conducting Military Operation in Rafah
[Egypt Online] Egypt stressed on Sunday 11/2/2024 its complete rejection of the statements made by high-ranking officials in the Israeli government regarding the intention of Israeli forces to launch a military operation in the city of Rafah in the s...

Thu, 08 Feb 2024 07:41:09 GMT
Court Punishes Activists for Challenging Al-Sisi
[HRW] Beirut -- Prison Sentences Aim at Deterring Peaceful Dissent

Wed, 07 Feb 2024 12:02:55 GMT
Microplastics Found in Nile River's Tilapia Fish - New Study
[The Conversation Africa] The Nile is one of the world's most famous rivers. It's also Africa's most important freshwater system. About 300 million people live in the 11 countries it flows through. Many rely on its waters for agriculture and fishing ...

Mon, 05 Feb 2024 11:49:34 GMT
Egypt Fire Coach After Afcon Disappointment
[Leadership] Egypt has parted ways with head coach Rui Vitoria after the national team's underwhelming performance at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) confirmed on Monday.

Sat, 03 Feb 2024 06:29:36 GMT
North Africans Dumped Out of Cote d'Ivoire's Afcon 2023
[Premium Times] Morocco, fresh off their World Cup heroics, seemed destined for glory, while Egypt, led by Mohamed Salah, looked unstoppable

Thu, 01 Feb 2024 08:25:21 GMT
Armed Groups Skirmish in Sudan 'Safe State'
[Dabanga] El Gedaref -- The government of El Gedaref in eastern Sudan has deported forces affiliated with the Sudan Liberation Movement led by Minni Minawi (SLM-MM) on Monday, following "isolated and limited friction" with members of another SLM fact...

Thu, 01 Feb 2024 08:28:12 GMT
Darfur Human Rights Network Urges Justice for Victim of RSF Torture
[Dabanga] Kampala -- The Darfur Network for Human Rights (DNHR) yesterday issued a detailed report on the detention and torture of Ebeid Khatem, a 32-year-old Sudanese civil engineer from South Darfur capital of Nyala, with the purpose 'to seek justi...