Showing posts with label Egypt. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Egypt. Show all posts

Egypt to hold presidential elections in December 2023


Sept 27, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Egyptians will cast their votes in the 2024 Presidential Elections on December 10, 11, and 12, 2023 domestically, while eligible voters living abroad will vote on December 1, 2, and 3, 2023, announced Head of the Egyptian National Election Authority (NEA) Walid Hamza in a press conference on Monday.

The ancient sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion off Alexandria has revealed new archaeological treasures


Sept 25, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The ancient sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion in Abu Qir Bay in Alexandria, submerged when a destructive earthquake hit Egypt during the second century BCE, continues to reveal more of its secrets.

In latest round of Ethiopian dam negotiations, Egypt affirms intentions to reach peaceful agreement


Sept 24, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


A new round of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) began in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa in the presence of relevant ministers from Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia and negotiating delegations.

Ukraine says ship carrying wheat leaves port for Egypt


A file photo of Vessel Aroyat. Photo :AFP

Sept 22, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


A ship carrying wheat has left a Ukrainian port and was heading to Egypt, the second such trip since Russia reimposed its Black Sea blockade in July, Ukranian Infrastructure Minister said Friday.


Egypt listed by US for use of child soldiers in military operations


The US government has included Egypt in its Human Trafficking Report for employing child soldiers, particularly in the North Sinai region.

Sept 19, 2023.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The US government has for the first time included Egypt in its list of countries employing child soldiers, focusing primarily on the North Sinai region where Egypt has been battling an insurgency for about a decade.

Egyptian President Al-Sisi visits the UAE

This marks Al-Sisi's second visit to the UAE this year, following his earlier trip in January

Sept 18, 2023.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visits the United Arab Emirates, where he is set to hold discussions with UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed.

US allows much of Egypt military aid despite human rights concerns


Egyptian army 

Sept 16, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The Biden administration has allowed much of US foreign military aid to Egypt to go ahead, saying the country was vital for US national security interests, despite what critics have said about widespread human rights abuses, Reuters reports.

Shark attacks Egyptian swimmer in Dahab, beach closed


Sept 14, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

A beach in the city of Dahab in South Sinai was closed after a shark attacked an Egyptian swimmer on Wednesday, causing her a severe injury, Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad confirmed.

Egypt Sends 3 Military Planes with Aid to Libya


September 13, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


In response to the devastating storm that struck Libya, three military transport planes loaded with humanitarian aid departed Cairo.

Egyptian-American Training "Bright Star 2023" Kicks off

September 1, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The activities of the joint Egyptian-American training “Bright Star 2023” were launched, and its activities will continue until September 14 at the combat training fields at the Mohamed Naguib Military Base and a number of naval and air bases in Egypt.

Strong US-Egypt military ties on display during latest joint exercise

Partner nation military leaders stand together during the Bright Star 23 opening ceremony at Mohamed Naguib Military Base (MNMB), Egypt, Aug. 31, 2023. (US Marine Corps)

September 1, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The US and Egyptian militaries kicked off joint exercises this week to focus on conventional and irregular warfare scenarios.


Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume negotiations over disputed Nile dam


August 30, 2023.  Posted by Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Cairo, Egypt

Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan said their countries have resumed negotiations over a controversial dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile River's main tributary.

Sudan army chief visits Egypt on first trip since conflict


Al-Burhan was received by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi upon his arrival at El-Alamein International Airport on the North Coast.

August 29, 2023. Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Sudan's army chief Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan arrived in Egypt on Tuesday, for his first foreign visit since the outbreak of clashes between the army and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) paramilitary group.

Egypt: Liberal Congress Party backs Sisi for 3rd presidential term


August 26, 2023. Hellas.


The liberal Congress Party has announced backing incumbent President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to run for a third presidential term during the 2024 elections.

Egypt, Greece seek more cooperation on maritime tourism

February 22, 2020.16:43

At the invitation of Greece, Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Anani visited Athena where he met with his Greek counterpart Haris Theoharis to discuss means of boosting coastal and maritime tourism cooperation.