Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt

An ‘incomplete proposal’

The war in Ukraine and enhancing bilateral relations topped issues discussed during Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri’s meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow

Egypt moves east

Al Ahram Weekly reports on the significance of President Al-Sisi’s recent visits to three Asian countries.

Blinken urges calm

The escalating Israeli violence in the occupied Palestinian territories topped US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s talks in Cairo this week, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Arab girl in focus

Combating all forms of violence against women was the focus of discussions during the Third Forum for the Arab Girl, reports Reem Leila

Environment Day: From harm to healing

The Cairo International Airport opened a new solar power station amid other events launched to mark Environment Day this year in Egypt, reports Mahmoud Bakr

A race against time

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi stated on Monday that the state knows the effects of the economic crisis are great and that it causes pain to the people, especially those with low-incomes and the needy, who are engaged in a tremendous daily struggle.

Rays of hope on the economy

Last week brought a handful of good news on the economy.

Defending Al-Aqsa

Egypt is pursuing all channels to compel the Israeli government to halt provocations in Jerusalem.

Building on historic ties

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi left for India this week to hold intensive political, economic, and military talks, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Egypt-Italy: Improved relations

Regional security, the conflict in Libya, and illegal immigration were among the issues addressed in a meeting between the top diplomats of Egypt and Italy, reports Doaa El-Bey

The pound and the ruble

Moscow has adopted the Egyptian pound as a currency of trade, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Fair prices for wheat

The government is promising Egypt’s wheat farmers higher prices for their crops, reports Ahmed Abdel-Hafez

Cheaper bread for all

Subsidised bread will soon be accessible to non-ration card holders at cost price, reports Amira Hisham

MPs approve a raft of new grants

The House of Representatives devoted its session on Monday to discussing and approving foreign agreements.

Book Fair hit by economic crunch

Readers, publishers, and writers are apprehensive about the impact of the economic crisis on the publishing industry.

Egypt and China: ‘Profound’ relations

The Chinese foreign minister’s tour of Africa, which concluded in Egypt, aimed to consolidate China’s African presence and promote its strategic partnership with Cairo.

Final touches to the national Dialogue

National Dialogue sessions are expected to begin within days.

Sinai in focus

Various development projects were inaugurated in Sinai this week.

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