Latest in Tag: Cyprus Highlight

Latest in Tag: Cyprus


Israel and Cyprus battle it out for Eurovision crown

Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest, being held in Lisbon, has been billed as less kitsch and more about quality music. But one of the favorites, Netta Barzilai from Israel, will still perform a chicken-like dance.Traditional Eurovision fans were holding their breath for Saturday night’s grand final, after organizers of this year’s song festival promised to focus …

Deutsche Welle

Egypt retrieves 14 illegally smuggled artefacts from Cyprus

Egypt received on Tuesday 14 antiquities from Cyprus that were stolen and illegally smuggled in the late 1980s, the Ministry of Antiquities stated in a press release. The retrieved relics were given to Egypt on the sidelines of the Root Revival Week initiative launched by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and his Cypriot and Greek counterparts …

Daily News Egypt

Tripartite summit between Egypt, Cyprus, Greece expected in fall 2018

A tripartite summit is expected to be held in Athens between the leaders of Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus in the fall of 2018, according to media statements by presidency spokesperson Bassam Rady on Tuesday. During the summit, the leaders are expected to discuss additional efforts to strengthen their relations in various fields, including energy, and …

Sarah El-Sheikh

Cyprus, Greece praise relations with Egypt ahead of Roots Revival Week

The heads of the Cypriot and Greek parliaments praised bilateral relations with Egypt and the efforts of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi during the past several years in the country. The officials’ statements came one day before the Roots Revival Week that will be held in Alexandria and Sharm El-Sheikh, which will last for one week, …

Daily News Egypt

Cyprus faces unprecedented Turkish intransigence, arrogance: Cypriot presidential commissioner

Cyprus’s presidential commissioner, Photis Photiou, said that Cyprus faces the intransigence of Turkey and its unprecedented arrogance, in addition to flagrant violations of international laws relating to Cyprus’s sovereign rights in its exclusive economic zone. Photiou’s remarks came during a press conference on Sunday, where he explained that his country will continue efforts to find …

Mohamed Samir

Eastern Mediterranean gas hub: source for regional harmony or dissension 

The Eastern Mediterranean region has become a hotspot of international energy discussions in the last decade, following a series of large-scale gas discoveries off the coasts of Egypt, Cyprus, and Israel. To utilise such potential, with confirmed reserves of about 2,000bn cubic metres (bcm) of gas, plenty of export and regional cooperation scenarios are being …

Mohamed Samir

Sobhi heads to Nicosia for military and security cooperation with Cyprus

Egypt’s Minister of Defence Sedki Sobhi headed to Nicosia on Tuesday, leading a high-ranking military delegation in response to an official invitation from his Cypriot counterpart, according to a statement from the ministry of defence. The visit is set to last for several days and comes after an invitation from Cypriot Minister of Defence Christoforos …

Daily News Egypt

Where are Europe’s best bathing sites?

Austria, Cyprus, Greece, Luxembourg and Malta offer the cleanest bathing waters in Europe, the European Union’s environment watchdog said Tuesday.The findings were based on tests of water quality in more than 21,000 beach, river and lake sites across Europe during 2016, including non-EU members Switzerland and Albania. The top five countries scored “excellent” ratings for …

Deutsche Welle

EEHC, Euro Africa Company sign MoU to conduct a feasibility study to link Egypt, Cyprus, Greece

The Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Euro Africa Company to conduct a feasibility study to implement an electricity project that would connect Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus. Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker explained that the MoU includes a feasibility study that will determine the future steps that will be …

Mohamed Farag