Egypt has one of highest rates of FGM, says UNICEF report
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The legend goes that after the death of her husband, Shajar al-Durr, the last female ruler of Egypt, hid her husband’s body in the Rawda Castle. Unfortunately, the castle was destroyed, without leaving any sign of ever being there. The island was used again during the years of the Ottoman Empire, leaving Rawda with many archaeological sites to uncover.
EU launches mission to enforce Libya arms embargo
Following the Sudanese cabinet meeting, Saleh said on Tuesday that the final agreement on the operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is expected to be signed in March.
The EU had on Monday a regular meeting in which member states discussed the Mideast conflicts. The meeting raised concerns over Israel, as the country fears a strongly worded reaction to US President Donald Trump’s peace plan would be made at the end of the meeting.
The court also sentenced three others, including Italian ex-honourary consul to Egypt Ladislav Skakal, giving him a sentence of 15 years in absentia, and fining each person EGP1m.
According to the agreement, the ECHEM will conduct a detailed feasibility study for this giant project in cooperation with a global consultant. Bechtel will provide the necessary financing from banks and international financial institutions.
On the sidelines of the 2020 Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS), El-Molla said Egypt’s call for the establishment of the East Mediterranean Gas Forum aimed at transforming the country into a regional gas centre.
Egypt encourages foreign investments by opening channels for capital transfers, says CBE governor
Oil, gas sector contributes 27% of GDP in FY 2018/19, says El-Molla
Protests against US peace plan hit Morocco and Tunisia
Al-Sisi called for establishing African joint task force to maintain peace in conflict areas, combat terrorism
First doctor to warn of outbreak dies, China to investigate
The consultative forum was established to address issues of peace and security and development, in addition to strengthen the collaborative approach of the member states of the UN and AU.
Ancient temples, haunted palace, museums, pyramids open for the first time
Shoukry will also head the last session of the AU under Egyptian presidency. Egypt will hand over the AU presidency to South Africa starting 10 February.
In a statement, Hamdok welcomed Burhan’s statement about the meeting with Netanyahu, expressing his commitment to move towards the goals of the state’s transitional period and to overcome all its challenges.
The ISESCO adopted the Capitals of Islamic Culture programme, in which three ancient Islamic cities are chosen annually to represent Islamic Culture in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
Russia blames Turkey for not notifying its advancements, amid Syrian shelling
Requested by the Palestinian leadership, the OIC organised a meeting for the 57-member body in Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah, to discuss US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan.
China prevents two infected Egyptians from travel
Egypt is to receive coronavirus detectors within hours
On Saturday, the court referred the case to the Grand Mufti for advisory, in a standard procedure to receive a religious authority’s approval of a court’s death sentence. The final verdict will be announced on 2 March.
There are 208 defendants in the case accused of 54 charges, including murder and attempted murder of officers and state officials
Boys are more likely to face violence than girls
Palestinian politicians call for ditching Oslo Accords, establishing Palestinian state
The court rejected on Sunday all appeals against an administrative court’s judgment to uphold the decision of the President of Cairo University, in April 2015 banning face veils for the academic staff.
On Monday’s session, parliament discussed the new amendments in order to broaden the scope of terrorist entities to include Muslim Brotherhood-linked television channels, radio stations, and social media accounts, which are involved in inciting violence and terrorism, as well as being involved in funding terrorist activities and operations.
Stressing the importance of these monasteries, El-Enany will meet with Raymond Bonden, the former ambassador of Malta and an expert on world heritage sites to discuss the technical plan adding the site on the UNESCO list.
These protests continue through 2020, affecting Egypt’s foreign policy, either directly or indirectly. In this article, Daily News Egypt views those protests, in addition to the impact of US-Iran escalation on the uprisings in Iraq and Lebanon.