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Al-Sisi discusses supporting African continent with Mushikiwabo

President Abdel Fattah Al-sisi met on Wednesday with the head International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF), Louise Mushikiwabo, where they discussed mutual cooperation. Sisi said Egypt looks forward to boosting cooperation with the support of countries in the African continent during the meeting, and that he aims that the cooperation would support African countries in …

Daily News Egypt

Egyptian police kill two criminal suspects in Qena shootout

Security forces killed on Tuesday two “extremely dangerous” criminal suspects in a shootout in Qena in Upper Egypt, Egypt’s Interior Ministry said on Tuesday. Police received information that a suspect accused of murder and drug-related charges was hiding along with four others in the Hosaynat village in the governorate of Qena, according to ministry’s statement. …

Daily News Egypt

US defies Iran nuclear programme, sends aircraft carrier

The United States deployed an aircraft carrier and bombers to the Middle East as “a signal to Iran”, National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Sunday. The announcement comes as tensions between Washington and Tehran are at a high point over Iran’s nuclear programme, with the US increasing sanctions in the past year since president …

Daily News Egypt

Crude oil slump, as Trump threatens further China tariffs

Oil prices slumped, on Monday, with Brent crude futures recording $69.78 per barrel, down $1.07, following the United States President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would sharply raise tariffs on Chinese goods this week, risking the derailment of trade talks between the two largest economies. On Sunday, Trump wrote on Twitter account that, “For 10 …

Mohamed Samir

LNA urges troops to continue Tripoli battle in Ramadan

The Libyan National Army (LNA) urged its troops engaged in Tripoli clashes to battle harder and teach their enemies an even bigger lesson, Reuters reported. LNA Commander Khalifa Haftar was quoted as saying that soldiers should fight harder because the Muslim month of Ramadan which begins on Monday is a month of holy war. “Officers …

Daily News Egypt

Prominent journalist Hani Shukrallah dies at 69

Prominent Egyptian Journalist Hani Shukrallah, passed away on Sunday morning in his home at the age of 69, according to Al-Ahram newspaper. Shukrallah is Ahram Online’s founder, and has served as its editor-in-chief for two years. He was born in Egypt in 1950 and studied political science. He also worked as editor-in-chief at Al-Ahram Weekly. …

Daily News Egypt