Gulf Times - Egypt
Three-way talks on Blue Nile dam to resume Tuesday -AU chairman

Three-way talks on Blue Nile dam to resume Tuesday -AU chairman

Negotiations between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over a multi-billion dollar dam on the Blue Nile will resume on Tuesday, nearly two months after Egypt left the talks, African Union chairman Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump slams Nile dam

Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump slams Nile dam

Ethiopia vowed Saturday not to ‘cave in to aggressions of any kind’ after US President Donald Trump lashed out over the country's Nile River mega-dam and suggested Egypt might destroy it.

Qatar Airways seeks $5bn in compensation

Qatar Airways seeks $5bn in compensation

Qatar Airways Group has launched four international investment arbitrations against the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, who have imposed an illegal air, sea and land blockade against Qatar since 2017.

Egyptian policeman, seven suspected militants killed in Cairo gunbattle

Egyptian policeman, seven suspected militants killed in Cairo gunbattle

An Egyptian policeman and seven suspected militants were killed late on Tuesday in an exchange of gunfire after the ministry of interior received information

Egypt shuts mosques and churches over coronavirus fears

Egypt shuts mosques and churches over coronavirus fears

Egypt on Saturday ordered its mosques and churches to shut their doors to worshippers in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus

Temporary entrance restriction on those coming from Egypt

Temporary entrance restriction on those coming from Egypt

‘As a public health measure, the State of Qatar has imposed a temporary entrance restriction to its territories on all those who are coming from Egypt through intermediate points.

Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak dead at 91

Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak dead at 91

Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for three decades before he was ousted amid the Arab Spring protests in 2011, died Tuesday at age 91.

Ethiopian PM asks S.Africa to mediate Nile dam dispute

Ethiopian PM asks S.Africa to mediate Nile dam dispute

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday asked South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in a long-running dispute with Egypt over a massive dam being built on the Blue Nile River.

QP announces successful startup of refinery venture in Egypt

QP announces successful startup of refinery venture in Egypt

Qatar Petroleum has announced the “successful” startup of the Egyptian Refining Company (ERC) Refinery project located in Mostorod, north of Cairo.

UN experts call Mursi's death in Egypt 'arbitrary killing'

UN experts call Mursi's death in Egypt 'arbitrary killing'

An independent panel of United Nations experts said Friday the death of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in June could amount to "a state-sanctioned arbitrary killing".

Egyptian ticket collector held after ordering men off moving train, one dead

Egyptian ticket collector held after ordering men off moving train, one dead

Egypt's public prosecutor has ordered the detention of a ticket collector after one of two vendors he allegedly told to get off a moving train

Egypt police kill militant in Cairo security raid

Egypt police kill militant in Cairo security raid

A militant was killed and two police officers wounded in an exchange of fire during a security raid in the Egyptian capital Cairo, the interior ministry said on Sunday.