Egypt says nearly 20 killed in freak bad weather
Nearly 20 people have been killed in some of the worst storms to hit Egypt in decades, the country's prime minister said in a statement on March 13.
The North African country has been battered by heavy rain and strong winds that began in the earlier hours of March 12 and continued on March 13.
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All Anadolu Agency staffer released after detention in Egypt
All of Anadolu Agency staffers, who were detained by Egyptian police earlier this week, were released, said the agency head on Jan. 19.
"All our staff members, detained in Egypt on Jan. 14 have been released," Anadolu Agency Director-General Şenol Kazancı said.
On Jan. 14 evening, Egyptian police raided the Cairo office of Anadolu Agency and detained four employees.
Seven countries launch East Med gas forum
Seven countries on Thursday adopted the institutional framework for creating the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum that will be based in Cairo.
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Egypt’s FM calls Dendias over Turkish decision to deploy troops in Libya
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has contacted Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides on the telephone to discuss "the dangerous escalation on Turkey's part" with respect to Libya, as well as the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
Folk puppets keeping heritage of Egyptian satire alive
In an era of on-screen entertainment, a simple glove puppet named Aragoz still lures Egyptian audiences with comic sketches showing how wits and skill can defeat the thuggish and corrupt.
Bulgaria and Egypt Will Share Experience in the Field of Tourism
Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova held a working meeting with the Minister of Tourism of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Dr. Rania Al-Mashat. The two spoke during Minister Angelkova's working visit to Cairo, the government press service said.
UN experts call Morsi's death in Egypt 'arbitrary killing'
An independent panel of United Nations experts said on Nov. 8 that the death of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in June could amount to "a state-sanctioned arbitrary killing".
Egypt unveils trove of ancient coffins excavated in Luxor
Egypt revealed Oct. 19 a rare trove of 30 ancient wooden coffins that have been well-preserved over millennia in the archaeologically rich Valley of the Kings in Luxor.
East Med stability at top of agenda at tripartite summit in Cairo
Stability in the Eastern Mediterranean amid mounting tension with Turkey is to top the agenda at a tripartite summit between Greece, Cyprus and Israel taking place in Cairo on Tuesday.
Over 350 arrested in Egypt during protests against al-Sisi
Over 350 people have been arrested across Egypt in the latest wave of demonstrations against Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, according to a Cairo-based non-governmental organization.