Egypt

Foreign Affairs

Egypt FM Shoukry meets Libyan PM Dbeibah ahead of Tripoli conference to support Libyan stability

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held a meeting in Tripoli on Thursday morning with interim Prime Minister Abdel-Hamid Dbeibah ahead of attending an international conference to support Libyan stability later today.

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Egypt FM Shoukry meets Libyan PM Dbeibah ahead of Tripoli conference to support Libyan stability

Health

Egypt reports 877 new coronavirus cases, 47 deaths on Wednesday

Egypt reported 47 new deaths related to Covid-19 complications on Wednesday - the highest death toll for a single day since the start of the fourth wave of the pandemic in the fall nationwide making the total number of deaths from the virus jump to 18,105.

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Egypt reports 877 new coronavirus cases, 47 deaths on Wednesday

Urban & Transport

Egypt's parliament approves EGP 5 billion loan for EgyptAir to evade default

Egypt's House of Representatives – the lower house parliament – approved on Monday granting EgyptAir Holding Company a loan of EGP 5 billion from the National Bank of Egypt and Banque Misr under guarantees from the minister of finance.

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Egypt's parliament approves EGP 5 billion loan for EgyptAir to evade default

Society

In a league of her own: Yara Shalaby, Egypt's first rally champion

In a patriarchal world, where women struggle on daily basis to prove they can excel in all fields, a few women continue to get more and more recognition every day. Yara Shalaby is certainly one of those women.

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In a league of her own: Yara Shalaby, Egypt's first rally champion

Tourism

Visitors’ facilities at Beni Hassan archaeological site in Minya gets facelift

The second phase of the development of the visitors’ services at the Beni Hassan archaeological site in Minya has been completed in collaboration between the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, and the Built Environment Collective (Mogawra).

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Visitors’ facilities at Beni Hassan archaeological site in Minya gets facelift

Defense

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.

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Egypt, Sudan launch 'Guardian of the South-1' joint military exercise