Foreign Ministry follows-up detention of Egyptian fishermen in Iran

Egypt is following-up, through its diplomatic missions, the detention of the Egyptian fishermen in Iran, Ambassador Yasser Hashem, the assistant foreign minister for...

Al-Sisi issues decree to establish higher committee to confront sectarian issues

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued a decree on Sunday to establish a higher committee with the purpose of confronting sectarian conflicts. The decision will...

Al-Sisi emphasises necessity to continue establishment of national megaprojects

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met with Prime Minister and Minister of Housing, Moustafa Madbouly, on Sunday to discuss the cabinet’s efforts in implementing...

Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wins elections

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s party has been announced as a winner in the general election with a majority, the election commission stated...

7 defendants accused of human trafficking to face trial on 19...

The Cairo Criminal Court started on Saturday the trial of seven defendants charged with human trafficking in a court session on 19 January. The...

Russia, Turkey reach ‘understanding’ over cooperation in Syria

Russian and Turkeish foreign ministers and senior officials have agreed to continue coordination in Syria, Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mevlut Cavusoglu, said...

Hamas asserts its non-intervention in Egypt’s internal affairs, denies Mubarak’s testimony

The Hamas movement strongly denied on Saturday, the testimony issued by Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Hosni Mubarak last week in court. Mubarak claimed that...

Parliament to organise conference to discuss renewal of religious discourse

The Parliament’s committee of religious affairs will organise a conference to discuss renewal of religious discourse in the beginning of 2019, said the...

Op-ed review: Denouncing attack on Vietnamese tourists

A Friday bus explosion in Giza killed four including three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian tour guide while about a dozen others were...

Interior Minister meets security chiefs to safeguard New Year’s Eve, Christmas...

Egypt’s Interior Minister, Mahmoud Tawfik, held a meeting with security chiefs on Sunday to review the ministry’s plan to secure New Year’s Eve...