Egypt

Ankara condemns militant attack in Egypt

Ankara condemns militant attack in Egypt

The Turkish Foreign Ministry condemned the militant attack that killed 11 soldiers in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. "We condemn the attack on a water pumping station east of the Suez Canal in Egypt on May 7, which killed 11 …

Egypt to restore historic synagogue

Egypt to restore historic synagogue

The Egyptian government announced the launch of restoration works at the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Old Cairo, as part of efforts to revive Jewish heritage and attract more tourists to the country. According to …

Tashkent and Sharm el-Sheikh to be connected by direct flight

Tashkent and Sharm el-Sheikh to be connected by direct flight

From May 7, Uzbekistan Airways launches regular flights between Uzbekistan and Egypt. Direct flights will be operated on Saturdays. Departure from Tashkent is scheduled for 09:00, arrival in Sharm el-Sheikh - at 11:50, in the opposite …

Israel enters new era

Israel enters new era

A meeting in Israel that includes top diplomats from four Arab countries would have been unimaginable just a couple of years ago

World Bank hints on new Arab Spring

World Bank hints on new Arab Spring

Soaring energy and food prices triggered by the crisis in Ukraine could exacerbate existing food security concerns in the Middle East and Africa

Egypt bans export of wheat, other staples for 3 months

Egypt bans export of wheat, other staples for 3 months

Egypt will ban the export of lentils, pasta, wheat, flour and fava beans for three months from March 11, its trade ministry said in a document seen by Reuters. Egypt, the world’s top wheat importer, is witnessing a dramatic rise …

Putin and President of Egypt discuss situation in Ukraine

Putin and President of Egypt discuss situation in Ukraine

On Wednesday, March 9, the Presidents of Egypt and Russia, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation. This was announced by the official representative of the office of the Egyptian leader Bassam Rada. During …

Egypt breaks LNG export records

Egypt breaks LNG export records

The country recorded 10-year high sales in 2021 following a jump in global prices and resumption of production in its second liquefied gas facility

Unique tomb with 30 mummies discovered in Egypt

Unique tomb with 30 mummies discovered in Egypt

Hidden within a fire-scorched structure near the Nile River in Aswan, Egypt, archaeologists discovered the entrance to a 2,000-year-old family tomb. Inside, they found 30 mummies of various ages, according to Live Science. Though …

How Turkish-Saudi ties can move forward

How Turkish-Saudi ties can move forward

The winds of normalisation are blowing across the Middle East bringing calm to the Gulf and to ties between Turkey and Egypt. The latest rapprochement appears to be between Turkiye and Saudi Arabia,  …

Russia, Egypt  to ensure food security for Africa

Russia, Egypt to ensure food security for Africa

Egypt and Russia discussed a partnership between them to establish a logistic free zone in Cairo to store grains, which would greatly contribute to food security in Egypt while also benefiting neighboring countries

Stormy weather prompts Egypt to close some classes, ports

Stormy weather prompts Egypt to close some classes, ports

Stormy weather has prompted Egyptian authorities to suspend classes Monday in the capital of Cairo and a handful of other provinces as a precautionary measure. Authorities also closed the ports in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria …

Can Egypt become a global LNG power?

Can Egypt become a global LNG power?

Egypt’s long-suffering LNG industry is finally experiencing some success as it takes advantage of European gas market constraints and exploits regional geopolitical developments. Cairo’s dream of becoming a global LNG player was derailed by a combination of the Arab Spring, conflict with Turkey, and then COVID demand destruction