Salman Rushdie Off Ventilator, Talking Day After Attack, Agent Says

MAYVILLE, N.Y. — Author Salman Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and able to talk Saturday, a day after he was stabbed as he prepared to give a lecture in upstate New York.   Rushdie remained hospitalized with serious injuries, but fellow author Aatish Taseer tweeted in the evening that he was “off the ventilator […]

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Sports Minister congratulates U18 Egypt basket for reaching World Cup

Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhi congratulated players of the national under-18 basketball team after qualifying for the 2023 FIBA U19 World Basketball Championship, to be held in Hungary, after reaching the African final by defeating Angola in their semifinal clash.   The national team is scheduled to face Madagascar in the final on […]

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Reports on CBE governor’s resignation are not true

Gamal Negm, the deputy governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), stressed that reports on the resignation of CBE governor Tarek Amer are not true and groundless.   Negm told MENA on Saturday 13/08/2022 that Amer’s tenure lasts until November 2023 and the constitution stipulates that the appointment of a new governor can be […]

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Canada’s delegation visits NMEC in Old Cairo’s Fustat

A high-profile Canadian delegation, comprising Canadian Minister of International Development Harjit Sajjan, his assistant Christopher MacLennan and Canadian Ambassador in Cairo Louis Dumas on Friday 12/08/2022 visited the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Old Cairo’s Fustat neighborhood.   They were received by the museum’s director Ahmed Ghoneim.   Ghoneim informed the Canadian delegation […]

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Culture Minister to open 30th edition of Citadel music festival Sunday

Culture Minister Enas Abdel Dayem is set to open the 30th edition of the Citadel Festival for Music and Singing on Sunday.   The event, to be held on August 14-31, is organized by Cairo Opera House in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.   The minister said the festival, which will feature […]

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Egypt reaffirms full support for Saudi Arabia’s security, stability

Egypt has voiced its full solidarity with Saudi Arabia and backed measures taken by the kingdom to counter all security threats.   The Foreign Ministry reiterated in a press release issued on Saturday 13/08/2022 that Egypt supports the kingdom in all its efforts exerted to combat all forms of terrorism, extremism and violence.   Four […]

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