Russia and Egypt

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 …

Tours to Egypt cheaper by 50% after charter launch in Russia

Tours to Egypt cheaper by 50% after charter launch in Russia

The tours to Egypt decline in cost by 50% after charter flights to the country were launched, said Russian Association of Tour Operators (ATOR) Executive Director Maya Lomidze said on Monday. "After the charter launch on …

Russia to triple number of flights to Egyptian resorts

Russia to triple number of flights to Egyptian resorts

Russia will triple the number of regular flights to Egypt on the Moscow-Hurghada and Moscow-Sharm el-Sheikh routes — from 5 to 15 flights per week on each route from August 27, the federal operational headquarters for the fight against …

Russian air carriers ready for flights to Egypt

Russian air carriers ready for flights to Egypt

Russian airlines are ready to resume flights to Egyptian resort towns, air carriers said on Thursday.  "S7 is ready to resume flights to this destination. We will prepare a flight program and request appropriate authorizations …

License on NPP construction in Egypt may be granted in 2022

License on NPP construction in Egypt may be granted in 2022

Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom may be granted the license on construction of two units of the first nuclear power plant in Egypt in El-Dabaa on the coastlines of the Mediterranean Sea in the first half of 2022, the Egyptian …

Russian woman dies in road accident in Egypt

Russian woman dies in road accident in Egypt

A minibus with Russian tourists travelling from Cairo to Hurghada collided with a car on Wednesday, killing one woman, police sources said. Overall, ten Russian nationals were inside the vehicle, including three children. Two opted out …

Kremlin reveals process for reviving flights to Egyptian resorts

Kremlin reveals process for reviving flights to Egyptian resorts

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed that the competent authorities will hammer out the practical issues for restarting flights from Russia to Egyptian resorts, the Kremlin’s press …

Egypt plans to order 10 mln Sputnik V doses from Russia

Egypt plans to order 10 mln Sputnik V doses from Russia

Egypt plans to purchase 10 mln doses of the Sputnik V vaccine from Russia at the first stage, the Egyptian Drug Authority informed, cited by the Ad-Dustour news portal. It was reported earlier that Egypt had registered the Russian …

Egypt registers Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

Egypt registers Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

The Egyptian Drug Authority has registered the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V, press service of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) reports. "Egypt, the most populated country in the Middle East, with the population …

Russian flights to Egyptian resorts to resume in March?

Russian flights to Egyptian resorts to resume in March?

Direct flights from Russia to the Egyptian Red Sea resorts of Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada will resume in March after more than five years, the head of Egypt’s civil aviation authority said. Flights to the two popular tourist …