Latest in Day: October 17, 2021 Highlight

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Latest in Day: October 17, 2021


Al-Shabab commander surrenders to Somali army

Mohamed Nur, SNA army officer told reporters that Mohamed Kulow Ali who was in charge of the terror group’s operations in the southern region surrendered to the Somali army based in Wajid town armed with AK47 rifle and ammunition.

Xinhua

UN refugee agency provides food assistance for refugees in Libya’s capital

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said it provided food assistance for thousands of refugees in Libya’s capital Tripoli. “In Libya, UNHCR joined forces with WFP (World Food Programme) to provide emergency food aid for thousands of vulnerable food-insecure refugees and asylum-seekers who have been impacted by conflict as well as the socio-economic …

Xinhua

US donates additional 1.6 million COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines to Egypt

US Ambassador to Cairo Jonathan Cohen noted, “I am so pleased to celebrate the arrival of this vaccine shipment, the second direct donation of 1.6 million doses of Pfizer from the people of the United States to the people of Egypt. This is part of more than 8 million Pfizer vaccine doses the United States is sending to Egypt. Today’s vaccine donation underscores our continuing commitment to support Egypt through this global health crisis.”

Nehal Samir

Egypt elected as member of CFS-FAO in Rome

Ambassador Hisham Badr, Egypt’s ambassador in Rome and Egypt’s permanent representative to the Food and Agriculture Organization, said that the committee’s bureau body includes 12 members, and is responsible for running the committee’s work during the intersessional periods of its sessions.

Sami Hegazi

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