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The day that Gambians and Friends of The Gambia sigh in relief because the evil Monster Yahya Jammeh is to depart The Gambia (thus saving the country from the scourge of a war that had started two days earlier when Ecowas forces entered The Gambia[Read…
01.21 / 20:35
kaironews.com
The ideal scenario is for ECOMIG troops to hand over Yahya Jammeh to Gambians so he could be kept in secure location. Gambians want him to disclose the whereabouts of every single victim, every single atrocity committed by his rogue regime be answered. Right now,[Read…
01.20 / 14:35
kaironews.com
Minister of Labour Mohamed Saafan said in press statements on Thursday that the unemployment percentage among women exceeds 25%, "which is unprecedented."He also stressed on the importance of increasing efforts to overcome this plight. Moreover, Saafan said that as Egypt embarks on the "year of women," there should be significant change in increasing women's role. The National Council for Women outlined the 2030 development strategy for gender equality…
01.20 / 13:25
egyptindependent.com
Egypt's Foreign Ministry handed over to the Antiquities Ministry on Friday a relief that was recovered from Switzerland, the Antiquities Ministry announced in a statement on its official Facebook page. The relief was originally cut from a the wall of a temple at Behbit Al-Hegara in Gharbiya governorate and was put on sale in an auction hall in Switzerland, said the supervisor general of the Repatriated Antiquities Department, Shaaban Abdel Gawad. The Antiquities…
01.20 / 09:39
egyptindependent.com
The Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has just taken oath of office at the country’s embassy in Dakar, Senegal. Barrow is the Gambia’s third President since gaining independence from Great Britain in 1965. He replaces Yahya Jammeh whose constitutional mandate expired on January 18th. Jammeh lost[Read…
01.19 / 17:59
kaironews.com
Rehab Salah has invited President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to her wedding ceremony at the end of January. Salah dispatched the invitation to the president's office. She said she dreams that the president could attend her wedding. The invitation read: "I am honored to invite your excellency to attend my wedding ceremony, which is my utmost wish in this life. I listened to your words which came straight from your heart: Egypt's girls are my own girls. I felt that they were…
01.19 / 13:23
egyptindependent.com
A guard at the Abydos archaeological site in Sohag discovered on Thursday a rock with hieroglyphic writing on it.  Archaeologists found that the piece is an original relic.Sohag Security Chief Mostafa Moqbel was notified by police of a report from archaeological detective Mahmoud Ahmed Abu Zeid who said the security guard securing the archaeological site found an irregular stone made of pink granite of three meters in length and width. It was taken to Ramses II…
01.19 / 11:41
egyptindependent.com
In his visit to Egypt, British Minister of State for Security Ben Wallace said the UK is giving high priority to the resumption of direct flights to Sharm el-Sheikh.Wallace visited the new Terminal building 2 at Cairo International airport to check the latest security measures on Thursday.Sources said Wallace praised the security measures imposed in the terminal and the regularity of flights.He also visited the Giza Pyramids area and examined the preventive security…
01.19 / 09:58
egyptindependent.com
African Women Urge Gambia’s Military to Show True Patriotism PETITION TO THE WIVES OF GAMBIAN ARMY OFFICERS January 17th 2017 Dear Wives of Gambian Army Officers, We, concerned women of The Gambia and Africa, write this letter to appeal to you, to ensure that as[Read M…
01.18 / 13:56
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The Parliament decided on Tuesday to raise the tax exemption limit from LE13,500 to LE24,000 a year. MP Mohamed al-Suwaidy, head of parliamentary coalition Egypt's Support, filed a request during Tuesday's general assembly demanding that the tax exemption limit be raised due to price hikes following the flotation of the Egyptian pound late last year. Parliament Speaker Ali Abdelaal said the parliament agrees with Suwaidy's opinion.  "This will be the…
01.18 / 11:44
egyptindependent.com
Strains between the two Sunni Arab allies have grown in recent months, in particular over Cairo's less-than-enthusiastic support for Saudi efforts in Syria and Yemen.Monday's ruling -- which saw Egypt's top administrative court block the transfer of the Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia -- is likely to fuel concerns in…
01.18 / 11:27
yourmiddleeast.com
The Egyptian Museum launched the Coffin Conservation Project on Tuesday, in cooperation with the US embassy in Cairo, to document and restore 600 wooden coffins over the course of the next two years.The museum won a grant from the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) in 2015 after an international competition to choose the winning project, the General Director of the Egyptian Museum Sabah Abdel Razek said at a press conference on Tuesday.Abdel Razek added that the coffins…
01.18 / 11:23
egyptindependent.com
The prime minister's office issued a press release on Tuesday detailing the achievements of Sherif Ismail's cabinet after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told the heads of national newspapers in an interview to expect a cabinet reshuffle soon.Ismail instructed concerned authorities to coordinate with the Health Ministry to provide pharmaceuticals to the local market and prevent any significant increases in drug prices, in line with Sisi's instructions to Ismail, the…
01.18 / 09:40
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