Politics

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi
20 January 07:23 PM El-Sisi to run for re-election
Cairo - Mubasher: The President of Egypt Abdel Fattah El-Sisi announced on Friday that he will run for a second term. The elections will be held around two months from now, as Egyptians across the country will be voting between 26 and 28 March. In …
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
18 January 12:26 PM Egypt, Ethiopia ink cooperation deals Thursday
Cairo – Mubasher: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will sign a number of cooperation agreements with Ethiopian Prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday. Both parties are set to hold talks regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance …
Aeroflot’s flights from Moscow to Cairo are scheduled to resume on February 3
16 January 04:53 PM Russia’s Aeroflot to resume flights to Egypt in February
Cairo – Mubasher: The Russian flagship carrier Aeroflot is planning to resume flights to Cairo by the end of February 2018, TASS Russian News Agency reported, citing the carrier’s CEO Vitaly Savelyev. Aeroflot’s flights from Moscow to Cairo are …
Qatari fighter jets intercept second UAE civilian flight - GCAA
15 January 05:28 PM Qatari fighter jets intercept second UAE civilian flight - GCAA
Abu Dhabi - Mubasher: The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) on Monday said that Qatari fighter jets had twice intercepted an Emirati civilian aircraft during its scheduled flight to Bahrain, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported. The …
Qatar rejects UAE’s claims of intercepting civilian flight
15 January 05:06 PM Qatar rejects UAE’s claims of intercepting civilian flight
Mubasher: Qatar denied the UAE’s claim that Qatari fighters intercepted Emirati civilian aircraft during its scheduled flight to Bahrain early Monday, Spokesperson of Qatar's Foreign Ministry Lulua Al Khater said. Lulua added that the UAE’s claims …
Qatari fighter jets intercept UAE civilian flight
15 January 01:37 PM Qatari fighter jets intercept UAE civilian flight
Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said that Qatari fighter jets intercepted an Emirati civilian aircraft during its scheduled flight to Bahrain early Monday, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported. This incident …
The Saudi prince owns 95% stake in KHC
14 January 01:00 PM Saudi gov’t refuses bin Talal’s settlement – Sources
Riyadh – Mubasher: Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is holding negotiations with the Saudi government to reach a settlement after accusing him of corruption, an official on Sunday said. “He offered a certain figure but it doesn’t meet the figure required …
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13 January 11:40 PM Egyptian parliament says appointing new PM is possible
Cairo - Mubasher: The Egyptian House of Representatives is not ruling out the possibility of including the Prime Minister in the cabinet reshuffle that will be presented to the parliament tomorrow, according to spokesperson Salah Hasaballah. The …
UAE minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash
11 January 07:05 PM UAE’s Gargash critcises Qatar, cites ‘weak’ excuses
Mubasher: The UAE’s minister of state for foreign affairs on Thursday criticised Qatar’s failure to provide evidence that it does not support terrorism or terrorist groups and related activities. Anwar Gargash said that Qatar’s excuses have so far …
Saudi Arabia's Shura Council
10 January 12:38 PM Saudi Shura Council OKs joining FAL Convention agreement
Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi Arabia's Shura Council, a top advisory council to the government, on Wednesday approved joining Convention of Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (FAL Convention). The council also approved the project of …
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6 January 11:37 PM Germany, Turkey to normalise relations
Mubasher: Germany and Turkey have agreed on Saturday to normalise relations after one and a half years of diplomatic tensions. This comes after a meeting between German foreign minister, Sigmar Gabriel, and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut …
Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry - (Photo Archive)
27 December 2017 00:12 AM Egypt seeks international consultancy on Ethiopian dam
Cairo - Mubasher: Egypt is suggesting to Ethiopia and Sudan calling in international experts to help settle the dispute over the under-construction Ethiopian Renaissance dam project on the Nile River. Egypt has reportedly suggested involving an …
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22 December 2017 05:16 PM Egypt denies Sudan’s claims over Halayeb, Shalateen
Cairo - Mubasher: Egypt has negated Sudan allegations regarding sovereignty over the Halayeb and Shalateen region in North East Egypt, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Ahmed Abou Zaid. It was recently reported that the …
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17 December 2017 11:11 PM Security Council to vote on denying US decision on Jerusalem
Mubasher: The United Nations (UN) Security Council will vote Monday on a draft resolution that would reject the recent decision by the United States President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Egypt requested the vote …
President Abdel Fatah El-Sisi met with the EU commissioner for migration, Dimitris Avramopoulos
16 December 2017 07:45 PM Egypt, EU discuss illegal immigration
Cairo - Mubasher: The President of Egypt, Abdel Fatah El-Sisi has met on Saturday with the European Union (EU) commissioner for migration, home affairs, and citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos. The meeting was also attended by the Egyptian minister …
Egypt’s banks haven't funded Renaissance Dam – CBE
10 December 2017 02:08 PM Egypt’s banks have not funded Renaissance Dam – CBE
Cairo – Mubasher: Egyptian banks have not participated in financing Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam, said Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) governor Tarek Amer on Sunday.  Egyptian banks did not buy bonds from the Ethiopian government with 36% interest rate …