• January 27, 2023

New claims of ethnic clashes in central Ethiopia

Witnesses allege that several dozen civilians and fighters have been killed in the new clashes between Ethiopians from Oromo and Amhara groups in the centre of the country. The fighting would …

France recalls envoy to Burkina Faso after expulsion of its forces

France said on Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador from Burkina Faso, a day after agreeing to demands from the ruling junta to pull out troops from the former French …

Libya to sign gas deals with Italy’s Eni – National Oil corporation chief

Libya’s National Oil Corporation said Wednesday (Jan. 25) it had reached an $8-billion deal with Italian energy giant ENI to develop offshore hydrocarbon sites. “We have reached a deal with ENI …

Egypt Streets of Alexandria flooded as fresh heavy rain hit city

Egyptian motorists drove through flooded streets on Thursday (Jan. 12), as heavy rain hit areas of Alexandria city early in the morning. The city’s sewage company deployed pumping vehicles; and workers …

Gas deal between Libya and Turkey ‘illegal’ says Egypt, Greece

Officials said that Egypt’s and Greece’s foreign ministers met Sunday in Cairo following controversial maritime and gas deals that their shared rival Turkey signed with a Libyan leader. Cairo and Athens …

Israeli ambassador to Morocco denies accusations of sexual abuse

The Israeli ambassador to Morocco, David Govrin, recalled last week by the Hebrew state, has denied accusations of sexual abuse and wrongdoing against him. According to details published in the Israeli …

Egyptian authorities resume hot air ballooning over Luxor after incident

Egyptian authorities on Wednesday resumed hot air ballooning over the ancient city of Luxor following a two-day hiatus after two tourists were lightly injured during a ride. A hot air balloon …

Egypt to withdraw peacekeeping troops from Mali – UN

The United Nations mission in Mali says that Egypt will withdraw its troops from the West African county by mid-August citing deadly attacks against its peacekeepers. Seven Egyptian peacekeepers have been …

First electrified light rail transit system begins operations in Egypt

Egypt’s first electrified light rail transit (LRT) system jointly built by Chinese and Egyptian companies started its trial run on Sunday. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi took the first ride on the …

Business:Egypt to privatize key state companies as inflation surges

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli has announced a series of planned privatizations of state-owned companies, as the country struggles with an economic crisis and inflation at almost 15% in April. The …

Egypt floods kill 3, put 500 in hospital with scorpion stings

  Heavy rain and flooding in southern Egypt has left three people dead and more than 500 others hospitalized from scorpion stings, state-run media reported. Downpours, hail and thunder in the …