Latest in Egypt Highlight

Latest in Egypt

Al-Sisi asserts Egypt’s keenness to achieve security, stability in Lebanon

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has asserted Egypt’s keenness to achieve security and stability in Lebanon. He also praised the primary role played by the Lebanese National Army to maintain stability and balance in Lebanon.  Al-Sisi’s remarks came during his meeting with General Joseph Aoun, Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces, in the presence of …

Bassant Mohammed

English language exam of Thanaweya Amma allegedly leaked in Egypt

Parts of the English language exam in this year’s Thanaweyya Amma (high-school leaving) exams are said to have been leaked, shortly after the exam started on Monday. The exam was reportedly leaked on social media platforms, despite warnings by the Ministry of Education and Technical Education that strict penalties would be applied to any student …

Bassant Mohammed

ECOSOC selects Egyptian governance official as UN expert

The United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has recently announced the selection of Egypt’s Sherifa Sherif as one of 24 experts on its Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) for a four-year term. Hala El-Said, Minister of Planning and Economic Development, said that the selection of Sherif, who serves as Executive Director …

Daily News Egypt

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls illuminated in Egyptian flag to mark 23 July Revolution anniversary

The world-famous Niagara Falls, located on the US-Canadian border, was illuminated in the colours of the Egyptian flag, on Friday evening, to mark the 23 July Revolution anniversary.  The illumination in the Egyptian colours has taken place for the second consecutive year, at the initiative of the Egyptian Embassy in Canada Ahmed Abu Zeid, Egypt’s …

Sami Hegazi

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Egypt condemns Israeli violations of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned, on Sunday, the renewed violations in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound by Israeli extremists under the protection of Israeli forces. Ahmed Hafez, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, affirmed Egypt’s complete rejection of the violations. He also recalled that Egypt has always warned against harming Islam’s third holiest site, which …

Sami Hegazi

Students complain of difficult algebra exam in Thanaweyya Amma

Students complained, on Wednesday, about the difficulty of the Algebra and Stereo Geometry exam in this year’s Thanaweyya Amma (high school leaving) exams. Some students said that about 25% of the exam’s questions were difficult, while others expressed their dissatisfaction with the answers. The students also noted that the exam was long, and more time …

Bassant Mohammed

Egypt to launch joint schools for applied technology

Egypt’s Ministry of Education and Technical Education and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology have signed a joint cooperation protocol to develop some technical schools into joint schools for applied technology. The cooperation protocol was signed in the presence of Minister of Education and Technical Education Tarek Shawky and Minister of Communications and Information …

Bassant Mohammed