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Portugal to receive 400 refugees based in Cairo

Egypt welcomed an offer by Portugal to host a number of refugees currently residing in the country, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday. As a part of the cooperation between the EU and Egypt on the issue, Portugal offered to host 400 refugees in the years 2018 and …

Daily News Egypt

Hints of Arab culture abound in Portugal’s Algarve

While most people associate Andalusia with Spain, an important stretch of what was once the northernmost part of the Arab World was also located in what is today’s Portugal. Though Arab rule extended even to the north of Portugal past Lisbon (Lisbun to the Arabs), the best remnants of Islamic civilisation in Spain can be seen …

Joseph Hammond

Portugal: world champion of everything cork

Cork is Portugal’s great success story. It is exported to 133 countries and used for bottle stoppers, building material and by the fashion industry. But this path to success started with a German sandal maker.Five men in green outfits work next to each other at green machines. After a quick glance at the cork strips …

Deutsche Welle

Salvador Sobral of Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

In musically strong year, a no-frills song by a brother and sister team was the clear favorite. This marks the first time Portugal has won the competition.”We live in a world of disposable music,” said Portugal’s Salvador Sobral after being announced the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest at the end of the event on Saturday …

Deutsche Welle

A friendly match: Egypt and Portugal seek better relations through sports

In order to take Egyptian-Portuguese relations to the next level, at least in terms of the field of sports, Egyptian Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Khaled Abdel Aziz recently met with the Portuguese ambassador to Egypt Madeleine Fischer and the head of the Portuguese Delegation to Egypt Salvador Pinto at the ministry’s headquarters. During …

Maya Nawar