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Egypt to Open World Cup Campaign Against Uruguay On June 16

[Egypt Online] Egypt will open its 2018 World Cup games against Uruguay on June 16. (AllAfrica)

CAF Offers $500, 000 to African World Cup Teams

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) will grant a financial subsidy of US$2,5 million to assist African teams at the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup prepare for the tournament. (AllAfrica)

World Cup Draw - the Details

[RFI] France on Friday were handed an apparently straightforward passage into the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup after being drawn with Peru, Denmark and Australia in Group C. The 2016 European championship runners-up will start their campaign on 16 June in Kazan against Australia. (AllAfrica)

Sinai Specialist Ismail Alexandrani Completes Second Year in Pre-Trial Detention

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call for the immediate and unconditional release of Ismail Al Sayed Mohamed Omar Toufic, a respected Egyptian journalist and researcher who was arrested by the Egyptian authorities exactly two years ago today. (AllAfrica)

39th Cairo International Film Festival

[Egypt Online] Under the auspicious of the Ministry of Culture, the 39th Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) will be held in Cairo from November 21 - 30, 2017 at the Opera House. Some 175 films from 53 countries will be screened in the festival. Guest of honor of the festival is the Australian cinema where 10 Australian films will be screened. (AllAfrica)

Death in Egypt - This Is Not Islamic Teaching

[Foroyaa] In Sinai, Egypt, 305 Muslims lost their lives, 29 of whom are children and 128 people are now suffering from gun shots. Their only crime was to assemble to pray in a mosque. Those who perpetrate the act would also classify themselves as Muslims. (AllAfrica)

Medical Experts Discuss Protection of Players in Cairo

[CAF] Medical experts from the continent and beyond have assembled in Cairo, Egypt, for the CAF Medical Seminar, to discuss relevant issues related to improving the medical aspect of the game on the continent. (AllAfrica)

Seminar Kicks Off in Egypt to Boost Ties With China

[Focac] Cairo -A seminar aimed at boosting Egyptian-Chinese relations kicked off in Egypt on Tuesday, during which specialists and researchers from both sides exchanged experiences and knowledge on various fields. (AllAfrica)

Egypt - UN Chief and Security Council Condemn Attack On Sinai Mosque

[UN News] Secretary-General António Guterres and the United Nations Security Council have condemned "in the strongest terms" the attack on al-Rawdah Mosque during Friday prayers in the town of Bir al-Abed in North Sinai, Egypt, that left scores of people dead and wounded. (AllAfrica)

Govt Condemns Terrorist Attack in Egypt

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan has condemned the terrorist attack that took place at a mosque in Egypt's Al Areesh province and which claimed the lives of over 150 worshipers and left over 120 injured. (AllAfrica)

Govt Strongly Condemns Deadly Attack in Egypt

[Shabelle] Somalia has condemned Friday's gun-and-bomb attack on a mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula that left 235 people dead and hundreds of others injured. (AllAfrica)

President Mourns With Egypt After Mosque Terror Leaves Over 235 Dead

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent his condolences to the victims of the horrific attack in Egypt that left 235 people dead Friday. (AllAfrica)

Cabinet's IDSC Makes Inventory of Bir El Abd's Needs

[Egypt Online] Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) said that it made an inventory of the needs of Bir El Abd District and contacted the bodies concerned in this regard following the terrorist attack that hit Rawda Mosque. (AllAfrica)

Sisi Receives Phone Call From Nigerian Counterpart to Condole Over Sinai Attack Victims

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received a phone call on Monday 27/11/2017 from his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari to offer condolences over the victims of the terrorist attack that took place in North Sinai's el Rawda Mosque on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Abu Dhabi CP Stresses Support to Egypt in Terror Fight

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Monday 27/11/2017 received a phone call from Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. (AllAfrica)

Investment Minister Inspects Preparations for Africa 2017

[Egypt Online] Investment and International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr on Monday 27/11/2017 paid a visit to Sharm el Sheikh to inspect halls scheduled to host sessions of the Africa 2017 Forum. (AllAfrica)

UNSC Observes Minute of Silence for Victims of Sinai Mosque Attack

[Egypt Online] A session of the UN Security Council kicked off Monday 27/11/2017 by observing a minute of silence for the victims of Friday's terrorist attack on Al Rawda Mosque in North Sinai that left 305 persons dead, including 27 children. (AllAfrica)

Basketball - Angola Beat Egypt (68-64)

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan senior males National Basketball Team last Saturday beat Egypt by 68-64 in the second round of Group C of the tournament qualifier for the China2019 World Championship. (AllAfrica)

Cypriot President Stresses Solidarity With Egypt in Fighting Terrorism

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received a phone call from his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades where he offered condolences over the victims of the terrorist attack that hit a mosque in North Sinai. (AllAfrica)

Mosque Bombing Kills More Than 200 Worshippers

[Deutsche Welle] Egyptian air strikes have targeted vehicles and weapons stashes reportedly linked to the attackers. Suspected militants had targeted a mosque in the north of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 235 people. (AllAfrica)

Foreign Minister Gabriel On the Attack On a Mosque in North Sinai

[PR Newswire] Berlin -Foreign Minister Gabriel issued the following statement today (24 November) in the wake of the attack on a mosque in North Sinai, which claimed the lives of more than 235 people and injured many others: (AllAfrica)

Attack in Egypt - FDFA Position Statement

[PR Newswire] Bern, Switzerland -The Federal Departement of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) learned with great sadness of the despicable attack that occurred against a Mosque in Bir al-Abed, taking away so many innocent lives and wounding a large number of people. (AllAfrica)

Statement By President Juncker Following the Attack On the Al-Rawdah Mosque in Sinai, Egypt

[PR Newswire] Brussels -It was with great horror and sadness that I learnt of the tragic attack on the al-Rawdah mosque in Sinai earlier today. I would like to offer my most sincere condolences to the people of Egypt and to President el-Sisi. (AllAfrica)

Xi Sends Condolences to Sisi Over Deadly Attack On Egypt Mosque

[Focac] Beijing -Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday sent a message of condolences to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after a terror attack on a mosque in North Sinai Province killed at least 235 people. (AllAfrica)

Chinese Premier Sends Condolences to Egyptian PM Over Terror Attack

[Focac] Beijing -Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday sent a message of condolences to his Egyptian counterpart Sherif Ismail over Friday's deadly terrorist attack in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. (AllAfrica)

Many Killed in Sinai Mosque Attack

[Egypt Online] The Egyptian presidency on Friday 24/11/2017 declared a three-day mourning across the nation following the terrorist attack outside a mosque in the North Sinai city of Arish. (AllAfrica)

Kuwait Slams Arish Terror Attack

[Egypt Online] Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah sent a cable of condolence to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, over victims of the terror attack that targeted a mosque in Arish city, North Sinai, earlier on Friday 24/11/2017. (AllAfrica)

Egypt, Arabia Discuss Boosting Ties

[Egypt Online] Minister of Tourism Yehia Rashed and Saudi Ambassador in Cairo Ahmed Qattan discussed Thursday booting the bilateral relations in various fields. (AllAfrica)

IMF - Egypt Achieved Notable Financial Stability, Enhanced Investment Climate

[Egypt Online] Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Jihad Azour said Egypt has achieved a notable financial stability and boosted its investment climate. (AllAfrica)

FM Discusses Counter Terrorism Efforts With Arab Parliament Speaker

[Egypt Online] Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry met Thursday with pan-Arab Parliament Speaker Meshal bin Fahmi al Salami to discuss counter-terrorism efforts and the latest developments in the Arab region. (AllAfrica)

Shoukry Posts Sisi On Outcome of His Arab Tour

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi affirmed on Wednesday 15/11/2017 the importance of continuing the endeavors meant to support stability in the Arab region . (AllAfrica)