Egypt

Foreign Affairs

Sisi receives Algerian president at Cairo airport

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi received his Algerian counterpart Abdelmadjid Tebboune at Cairo International Airport on Monday.

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Sisi receives Algerian president at Cairo airport

Courts & Law

Egyptian court sentences Mufti of Al-Qaeda affiliate 'Al-Nusra Front' to life in prison

A Cairo emergency state security court sentenced on Sunday Madin Ibrahim Hassenein, who is commonly known as “Nusra Front” Mufti, to life in prison for joining Al-Qaeda-affiliated “Al-Nusra Front” and “Jund Al-Aqsa” movements in Syria and receiving military trainings to carry out terrorist attacks.

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Egyptian court sentences Mufti of Al-Qaeda affiliate 'Al-Nusra Front' to life in prison

Health

Egypt approves Merck's antiviral COVID-19 drug Molnupiravir for emergency use

The Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) issued on Monday an emergency use authorisation for Merck’s COVID-19 drug Molnupiravir and has allowed five national companies to manufacture the oral antiviral as a first stage.

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Egypt approves Merck's antiviral COVID-19 drug Molnupiravir for emergency use

Politics

Egypt's House of Representatives to discuss draft law on creating 'Tourism and Antiquities Fund'

Following a two-week holiday, Egypt's House of Representatives, the lower chamber of parliament, will reconvene on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday to discuss a new legislative agenda.

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Egypt's House of Representatives to discuss draft law on creating 'Tourism and Antiquities Fund'

Urban & Transport

Construction of Egypt’s first nuclear plant, El-Dabaa, to begin in July: Rosatom's CEO

The construction of Egypt’s first nuclear plant, El-Dabaa, with Russia is set to begin in July, Alexey Likhachev, the CEO of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation (ROSATOM), said on Tuesday.

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Construction of Egypt’s first nuclear plant, El-Dabaa, to begin in July: Rosatom's CEO

Society

Egypt to experience ‘noticeable’ drop in temperatures, rainfall starting Wednesday

Egypt is expected to witness a noticeable drop in temperatures starting Wednesday, with chances of rainfall in the country’s north, especially Greater Cairo and Northern Upper Egypt, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) forecast.

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Egypt to experience ‘noticeable’ drop in temperatures, rainfall starting Wednesday

Tourism

Four historical sites in Aswan install new electronic ticketing system

Philae and Abu Simbel Temples along with the unfinished obelisk archaeological site and Nubia Museum are now allowing entry using electronic tickets.

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Four historical sites in Aswan install new electronic ticketing system