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  • June 21, 2024

Business:Delegates announce $1.2 billion in funding to produce vaccines in Africa

World leaders, health groups, and pharmaceutical firms announced $1.2 billion in funding to produce vaccines in Africa, at the Global Forum for Vaccine Sovereignty and Innovation in Paris on Thursday. The …

UK Sunak’s bodyguard arrested for election bet

One of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s bodyguards has been arrested following alleged bets on the date of Britain’s national elections, made before they were announced, authorities said Wednesday. The Metropolitan Police …

Business:Niger revokes French company’s operating licence at major uranium mine

Niger’s military government has revoked the operating licence of French nuclear fuel producer, Orano, at one of the world’s biggest uranium mines, the company said on Thursday. The decision has highlighted …

Egypt’s high diplomat visits Syria for first time in a decade

Egypt’s foreign minister met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday in what is the first visit by a top Egyptian envoy to Syria since its civil war began in 2011. A significant …

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 …