Iranian state media: construction of nuclear power plant begins

CAIRO (AP) — Iran began construction on Saturday on a new nuclear power plant in the country’s southwest, Iranian state television announced, amid tensions with the US over sweeping sanctions imposed after Washington pulled out of nuclear power. Islamic Republic’s deal with world powers. The announcement also comes as Iran has been rocked by nationwide … Read more

Egypt announces freedom, mass pardon for 30 imprisoned activists

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt announced late Thursday the release of 30 political activists from prison, the latest in a string of mass releases from detention amid mounting international scrutiny of the country’s human rights record. The identities of the activists were not immediately known and it was not immediately possible to confirm how many of … Read more

At least 19 dead after bus crashes into canal in northern Egypt

At least 19 people were killed and six others injured when a bus fell into a canal in northern Egypt on Saturday, Nov. 12, the health ministry said. According to the Egyptian news outlet El-Watan, the minibus on its way from the city of Mit Ghamr to Mansoura ended up in the Al-Riyah Al-Tawfiqi channel … Read more

Sherine’s lawyer announces her departure from the psychiatric hospital

The Egyptian artist’s lawyer, Sherine Abdel Wahab, announced that she had left a psychiatric hospital in Cairo on Thursday, a few hours after the emergency she ordered in an audio recording to leave the hospital. Qatnoush said his client is about to release a video clip in hours to reassure her audience. , and she’ll … Read more

Egypt criticized for crackdown on activists ahead of COP27 climate summit

CNN — Egypt faces a barrage of criticism over what a human rights group says is a crackdown on protesters and activists as it prepares to host the COP27 climate summit that begins Sunday. Rights groups have accused the Egyptian government of arbitrarily detaining activists after Egyptian dissidents abroad called for protests against President Abdel … Read more

In an audio recording, “Shireen” screams for a mental hospital

Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab called on her lawyer, Yasser Kantoush, to help her get out of a psychiatric hospital in Cairo after spending nearly 20 days there without her desire, according to her statement. Al-Sharq tried to communicate with her brother, Muhammad Abdel-Wahhab, to find out the truth, but he did not respond to … Read more

Thousands march in Khartoum on 1st anniversary of Sudan coup

CAIRO (AP) – Thousands of Sudanese protesters took to the streets on Tuesday in the country’s capital, Khartoum, to mark the first anniversary of a military coup that rocked the country’s short-lived transition to democracy. Videos posted on social media show thousands of protesters marching with flags and drums, most heading for the presidential palace, … Read more

Under the patronage of Mohamed bin Zayed and Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.. “Egypt and the Emirates are one heart” kicks off tomorrow in Cairo

Abu Dhabi (Etihad) Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, may God protect him, and His Excellency President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the grand festive activities organized by the governments of the UAE and the Republic of Egypt to celebrate … Read more

Zayed Marathon for people of determination..a race of will

Shaaban Bilal (Cairo) Twenty-one years have passed since the launch of the first whistle in the Sheikh Zayed Marathon in the Emirates, after which it changed from a local idea launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, may God protect him, to a event that roams the vast … Read more

Sudan official: Tribal conflict deaths in the south of 220

CAIRO (AP) — Two days of tribal fighting in southern Sudan killed at least 220, a senior health official said Sunday, marking one of the deadliest attacks of tribal violence in recent years. The unrest added to the misery of an African nation embroiled in civil strife and political chaos. Fighting in the Blue Nile … Read more