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President Al-Sisi stressed need for complete differentiation between Islam, terrorist acts committed
Visit comes in response to invitation extended by Portuguese Defence Minister Joa Gomez Cravenhoa
Current wave of Islamist terrorism in France is reminiscent of recent attacks when IS had caliphate in Syria and Iraq, says professor Max Abrahms
According to reports, the suspect, who has been identified as a man in his mid-20s, was armed with a long blade. He went on a stabbing spree near the regional parliament building in the city, which is located in the predominantly French-speaking province of Quebec in eastern Canada.
An assailant shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a church in Nice on Thursday. It is France’s second deadly knife attack in two weeks with a suspected Islamist motive.
First stage of parliamentary elections witnesses 28.6% voter turnout
Egypt concludes its presidency of African Union’s Peace and Security Council
Madbouly and Al-Kadhimi presided over Egyptian-Iraqi Joint Higher Committee meeting in Baghdad
Egyptian company will open 350-room hotel, based on Italian design, in summer 2021
Participants will initiate discussions on the implementation of the ceasefire agreement, among other topics, says UNSMIL
Farid holds several meetings with Sudanese military and security officials
The priest is reportedly a Greek national, Sky News reported. The victim has sustained serious “life-threatening injuries”, according to Reuters. The suspect fired on the priest twice while the latter was closing the church, Reuters added.
Powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake kills at least 26 people, leaves hundreds injured in Turkey and Greece
Agreement is part of US pledge to remove Sudan from list of states sponsoring terrorism
UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) estimates that 2,000 Ethiopians remain stranded on Yemeni side of borders, without food, water or healthcare
During King Salman University opening, Al-Sisi says Egypt now has 72 universities, although it requires 100 commensurate with current population of 100 million
Al-Sisi said that the 1.5 billion Muslims across the globe should not be held hostage by the actions of some extremists
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry meets Russian Minister of Industry and Commerce Denis Manturov in Moscow
Al Azhar also denounced attack which left three people killed, several others wounded
Conference’s theme will be “Water, Population, and Global Change: Challenges and Opportunities”
Shoukry and Patrushev discuss issues of mutual interest. The Egyptian FM also met his Russian counterpart to discuss MENA developments
Authority predicts slight rain on Friday over some parts of Egypt
Egyptian President also discusses renewal of religious discourse during celebration of Prophet Mohammad’s birth anniversary
Shoukry to hold meetings with senior Russian officials as Lavrov placed into isolation after coming into contact with confirmed COVID-19 cases
The Council also said that decisive measures should be taken against countries that support terrorism and are involved in the transfer of foreign terrorist fighters to Africa, motivated by ideology and financial gains.
Meeting was chaired by Deputy FM for African Affairs Hamdi Loza and followed up on current and proposed Egyptian projects in several African countries
The ministerial review took place to monitor the command’s security procedures to eliminate terrorism and achieve security in the Sinai Peninsula.
No date set for start of expected week of negotiations
Pair emphasise significance of water issue for both countries as matter of national security
Al Azhar’s Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb chairs virtual meeting of council on issue