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Egypt's economic growth seen slowing in 2020/21: Reuters poll

Jul 21 2020

CAIRO Egypt's economic growth will slow to 3.1% in the fiscal year 2020/2021 that began this month due to the coronavirus pandemic, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday, down from 3.5% forecast in a similar poll three months ago.

Egypt's Sisi wins parliamentary approval for possible Libya intervention

Jul 20 2020

CAIRO Egypt's parliament gave President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi the green light for possible military intervention in Libya by approving the deployment of armed forces abroad to fight "terrorist groups" and "militias".

Egypt's Sisi wins parliamentary approval for possible Libya intervention

Jul 20 2020

CAIRO Egypt's parliament gave President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi the green light for possible military intervention in Libya by approving the deployment of armed forces abroad to fight "terrorist groups" and "militias".

UPDATE 3-Egypt's Sisi wins parliamentary approval for possible Libya intervention

Jul 20 2020

* U.S. says crisis exacerbated by presence of foreign forces (Adds quote, eastern Libyan parliament, details, background)

UPDATE 2-Egypt's Sisi wins parliamentary approval for possible Libya intervention

Jul 20 2020

* U.S. says crisis exacerbated by presence of foreign forces (Adds U.S. and U.N. comment, eastern Libyan official)

Sisi says Egypt won't stand idle in Libya if security is threatened

Jul 16 2020

CAIRO Egypt will not stand idle in the face of any direct threat to Egyptian and Libyan security, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Thursday, after lawmakers allied to commander Khalifa Haftar urged Cairo to intervene militarily in Libya's civil war.

Egypt has a legitimate right to intervene in Libya, Sisi says

Jun 20 2020

CAIRO Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday said his country has a legitimate right to intervene in neighbouring Libya and ordered his army to be ready to carry out any mission outside the country, if necessary.

Egypt to reopen all airports on July 1, aviation minister says

Jun 14 2020

CAIRO Egypt will reopen all its airports for scheduled international traffic on July 1, the civil aviation minister said on Sunday, after suspending regular commercial flights in March because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Egypt presses on with new capital in the desert amid virus outbreak

May 13 2020

CAIRO While Egypt's economy has stumbled due to the coronavirus outbreak, construction at a new capital taking shape east of Cairo is continuing at full throttle after a short pause to adjust working practices, officials say. | Video

Coronavirus crisis spells trouble for many Egyptian breadwinners

Apr 07 2020

CAIRO Squatting with other day labourers under a bridge in Cairo, 48-year-old Yasser Nagi says he has waited in vain for two weeks for work on a construction site so he can feed his family.

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