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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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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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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Par’lt extraordinary session kicks off to look into cabinet reshuffle

An extraordinary session of the House of Representatives started Saturday 13/08/2022 to look into a cabinet reshuffle that includes 13 ministerial portfolios at a call by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi after consulting with Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli.   The President had asserted the ministerial reshuffle aims to develop the government performance in some important […]

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Parliament approves Cabinet reshuffle

The House of Representatives approved in an extraordinary session Saturday 13/08/2022, led by Speaker Hanafi Gebali a proposed cabinet reshuffle.   Under the reshuffle, Deputy Minister of Education for Teachers’ Affairs Reda Hegazi will serve as Minister of Education and Technical Education and Professor of Sustainable Development and Water Resources Management at AUC Hani Nebhan […]

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Acting head of UNSMIL in Libya: Libya’s youth are best hope for its stability.

Tripoli, The Acting Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Rezidon Zeninga said that young people, male and female, are Libya’s best hope for stability. In a statement issued by the mission on the occasion of International Youth Day, which falls on August 12, Zeninga urged political leaders to put in place […]

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