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Since December 2012, the CBE has posed 517 regular tenders and 9 exceptional ones totalling $28.6bn, until last Tuesday
From the Syrian carnage to North Korea aggressively upping its nuclear arms program, a slew of global challenges await Barack Obama’s successor.
I am currently travelling around the United States (US) after spending a very enlightening few days in Washington DC where I was privileged to address delegates attending the 25th Annual Arab-US Policymakers Conference for the second year running. This year, the event was titled “The next US presidency and US-Arab relations, probabilities, possibilities, potential …
During the last presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Trump said: “we have some bad hombres here”. This was said in clear reference to the Latinos coming to the United States (US). As CNN commentator Van Jones explained: “The only time this man has used Spanish in the entire election was used to stereotype …
The 2016 FIE Senior World Cup for men’s foil concluded its events on 23 October at the Saladin Citadel in Cairo. The Egyptian Ministry of Youth and Sports participated in financing the fencing tournament’s costs with EGP 250,000. The ministry is supporting several international sports events to motivate tourism to Egypt. Aiding in this effort, …
The Egyptian Financial Group (EFG) Hermes, a financial service corporation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, is currently obtaining approvals from regulatory authorities to open its new office in New York in the United States in order to offer services to its clients there, according to a report released by the group …
The Guardian said that Iran demanded Egypt and Iraq’s participation; both countries known for pro-Al-Assad stances
The Philippine president has announced his rupture with the US and tilted towards China seeking closer partnership with Beijing. Regional security and economic interests are at stake, says analyst Siegfried Herzog.
Hegazy founded “Belady” to save children, but ended up being accused of sex trafficking and child abuse
Donald Trump believes that he is smart for paying no taxes, given that his business has been compliant with the tax codes. Recently, the debate about how to manage corporate tax loopholes has been on the rise, and many companies, such as Apple, came under fire. But the responsibility of addressing any backdoors in …
The talks held in Lausanne came one week after the UN security council failed to adopt peace resolution
Now that congress has passed the ‘Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act’ (JASTA) into law, permitting individuals, including the family members of 9/11 victims, to sue a sovereign state for the actions of its nationals in contravention of international law, the door is open for a comprehensive independent investigation into events surrounding that earth-shattering day. …
Written notes proving IS affiliation and an explosive belt were found in the Egyptian’s vehicle, says Kuwaiti interior ministry
The Grand Prix D’Egypte, part of the 2016 World Helices Championship which took place at the Shooting Club, concluded its competitions on 6 October. The event was divided into five competitions: open, juniors, women’s, veterans, and super veterans. First place honours were received by shooters from Argentina, Italy, and the US. In the open competition, …
Foreign Minister slams warnings for 9 October, which the embassies released without specifying any reasons
The delivery is the second batch from a total of 762 MRAP vehicles as part of the US’s military aid to Egypt
Egypt and the United States are less economically free, while the world sees minor to average gains in liberalisation, according to a recent report by the Cato Institute
US will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, says Trump
Poor policies, mismanagement, and opportunistic rivalries are all to blame for the international assault on Egyptian products
The IS has fired a small rocket at a military base that hosts hundreds of US troops near Mosul, with the shell testing positive “for a mustard agent.” None of the soldiers showed symptoms of poisoning.
Aya Hegazy didn’t bring her US citizenship into play and her prolonged detention is illegal, says defence lawyer
The US-Russia brokered ceasefire could be extended for a further 72 hours, but Moscow has warned the US to press rebels to end ceasefire violations. Humanitarian aid for the city of Aleppo has still not been delivered.
Egyptian strawberries are source of hepatitis in US, Russia imposes restrictions over plant imports
Brazil has followed the US and China as the third-largest country for emissions to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change. Major emitters Russia, India, Japan and Germany have still to sign up to the accord.
The September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon using hijacked passenger planes were unprecedented. The effects of these events can be felt even today, writes DW’s Miodrag Soric
Deal will help access of humanitarian aid to afflicted areas in Syria, such as Aleppo
Top diplomats from Russia and the US have failed to reach a deal to curb fighting in Syria following talks on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in China. The Ukraine conflict has also surfaced in discussions at the forum.
The US and China will ratify the Paris Agreement. That’s good for climate protection, DW’s Sonya Diehn writes, but it’s just one step in a process that will need to move forward quickly in order to make a difference.