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Egypt will resume flights at all Egyptian airports with countries that have opened their airports as of 1 July, the country’s Civil Aviation Minister Mohamed Manar announced, according to state news agency MENA. Egypt’s health minister said earlier this month that the Egyptian tourist destinations have recorded the lowest numbers of coronavirus cases, …

Police in Kuwait dispersed what they described as a riot by stranded Egyptians unable to return home amid the coronavirus pandemic, authorities said on Monday. The development was the first reported sign of unrest from the region’s vast population of foreign workers who have lost their jobs over the crisis. Online videos purported to show …

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Prospects for a European Union deal on a package to support its coronavirus-battered economies brightened on Thursday as Germany put its foot down to end opposition from the Netherlands and to reassure Italy that the EU would show it solidarity. FILE PHOTO: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte addresses the Senate, the upper …

The Passover seder is a Jewish ritual and feast celebrating the start of Passover. “We commemorate our exodus from slavery in Egypt thousands of years ago,” Stuart Prescott who will celebrate seder said. It’s a multi-generational celebration that brings a large number of family and friends together.  Prescott’s home last year was set up for …

HOUSTON – More cases of coronavirus are surfacing in the greater Houston area, and they are all linked to a Nile River cruise in Egypt. Harris County and Fort Bend County have eight combined cases of the coronavirus. ”All of these individuals were on the same trip together… in Egypt,” said Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. …

CAIRO – 23 November 2019: Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Areas Assem al-Gazar presented to Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar earlier this week potential sites to establish technology universities in new cities. Gazar clarified that the introduction of such universities in new cities is expected to attract potential residents …

Egypt has revealed details of 30 ancient wooden coffins with mummies inside, which were discovered in the southern city of Luxor in the biggest find of its kind in more than a century. A team of Egyptian archaeologists found a “distinctive group of 30 coloured wooden coffins for men, women and children” in a cache …

Image copyright Egypt Antiquities Ministry Image caption More details about the discovery will be released at a news conference on Saturday Archaeologists have found more than 20 ancient wooden coffins near the Egyptian city of Luxor, the country’s antiquities ministry says. The coffins, whose brightly-coloured decorations are still visible, were uncovered at the Theban necropolis …

CAIRO — Scattered protests calling for President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt to step down broke out in multiple cities across the country on Friday afternoon, marking the second Friday in a row of rare demonstrations challenging his authoritarian rule. A protest in the working-class Cairo neighborhood of Warraq, an island in the Nile, grew …

CAIRO — Under the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, so little dissent is allowed — and what little there is comes at such a high price — that when just a few hundred people across the country called for Mr. el-Sisi’s ouster in a burst of scattered protests on Friday night, it …