The Israeli military has been bombing the Gaza Strip for more than a month, targeting hospitals, schools, mosques, churches, and residential buildings. Tel Aviv responded by imposing a total blockade on Gaza and carrying out airstrikes on civilians, followed by a ground invasion of northern Gaza on 27 October. Hamas, on the other hand, has demanded an end to the Israeli blockade and occupation of Gaza, and the recognition of Palestinian rights. He added: “We have lost 3 premature babies so far in Al-Shifa Medical Complex. About 10,000 people are currently in the Al-Shifa Complex and are missing the necessities of life.
November 13, 2023 13:17 UTC
CAIRO – 13 November 2023: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi welcomed on Monday all African presidents, leaders, delegations and companies participating at the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2023) in Cairo. He stressed in a short speech at the inauguration of the 3rd edition of the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2023), the importance to strengthen intra-African trade between countries. He said:” We, in Egypt, work to ensure that our support comes is every positive way and we are keen on playing a role that benefits all people. Because in Africa we have all the capabilities, but as you all know, there are some obstacles, and we are only keen on building, working and reconstruction, nothing more than that.” Sisi said. Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi participated on Monday in the inauguration of the 3rd edition of the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2023) in Cairo.
November 13, 2023 11:51 UTC
The 3rd edition of the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2023) was inaugurated by Minister of Trade and Industry Ahmed Samir in Cairo on 9 November. IATF aims to increase intra-African trade and present great investment opportunities and potentials available in the African continent. The Minister said that Egypt is aware of the importance of regional and continental economic integration, as it is the best way to achieve growth and prosperity for the African people. He noted that the Egyptian government is working in coordination with the governments of African countries to overcome all obstacles that may hinder regional economic integration. He also said that Egypt is sharing its experiences with African countries and advancing initiatives to develop economic cooperation among African countries.
November 12, 2023 21:30 UTC
Taly, a company that specializes in digital payment solutions backed by Banque du Caire, is planning to launch a new platform for corporate payments next month, as well as an app for individual payments, as part of its expansion strategy. He added that the online or remote payment platform, which is specialized for merchant services, has been very popular, especially since this sector has higher growth rates and acceleration than other payment systems. Taly aims to provide digital transformation services that enable customers to collect money and manage their businesses through a technological infrastructure. He said that the company’s plan includes providing technological infrastructure for digital banks and that the cooperation will not be limited to digital banks only. He said that the company’s cooperation with digital banks may also involve providing technical advice and launching quality products and services.
November 12, 2023 20:24 UTC
CAIRO - 12 November 2023: According to a statement released by the Ministry of Finance, the ministry, Deutsche Bank, Bank ABC, and the Arab Investment and Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (Daman) to secure $500 million in new development financing. This joint effort aims to diversify funding sources through innovative, diverse, and sustainable tools while addressing environmental and governance requirements. The Ministry of Finance commends the interest shown by international and regional banks and expresses gratitude for the involvement of Daman, Deutsche Bank, and Bank ABC, as their participation aids in diversifying sources of financing. The minister further revealed that Egypt's goals for 2023 include developing and establishing 53 hospitals with a budget of LE 27.909 billion. Additionally, Egypt plans to construct three hospitals in 2024 for LE 14.1 billion and an additional 14 hospitals in 2025, requiring investments of LE 19.56 billion.
November 12, 2023 18:03 UTC
The Palestinian resistance has inflicted heavy losses on the Israeli occupation army, destroying more than 160 military vehicles, including tanks, in the past 48 hours, according to Abu Ubaida, the spokesperson of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas. Abu Ubaida said in a recorded speech on Saturday that the resistance fighters are confronting the Israeli tanks with fierce resistance and forcing them to retreat or change their course of invasion. Meanwhile, the Al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad Movement, said that they targeted Israeli military gatherings near the Zaytoun neighbourhood in Gaza with mortar shells and rockets. Also on Saturday, the Israeli occupation army announced the death of five of its soldiers in clashes in Gaza, bringing the total number of its casualties to 43 since the start of the ground operation on October 27. The demonstrators, escorted by the British police, waved Palestinian flags and banners reading “Free Palestine” and “Stop the bombing of Gaza.”
November 12, 2023 17:27 UTC
“The medical teams inside the hospital were unable to make a mass grave in the courtyard due to the seriousness of the field situation,” she added. She noted that stray dogs began to snap the bodies of martyrs in the courtyard of Al-Shifa Hospital because no place is available to bury them. Kaila said that priority is given to bringing fuel to hospitals, restoring electricity, and bringing in medical delegations to support exhausted medical crews. “Our priority is to remove the wounded from hospitals for treatment outside the Gaza Strip,’ she continued. Hospitals are besieged, bombed, and their patients, medical staff, and displaced people are killed in full view of the entire world,” she continued.
November 12, 2023 16:23 UTC
CAIRO – 12 November 2023: Egyptian First Lady Intissar al-Sisi received Sunday a phone call from her Turkish counterpart Emine Erdogan as they discussed humanitarian aid to Gaza as well as cooperation on the empowerment of women, youth, and children. Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan highlighted the need to immediately stop the ongoing Israeli bombing and military operations in the Gaza Strip. Sisi and Erdogan reviewed tireless efforts being exerted at all levels to contain the crisis and its humanitarian repercussions. The two leaders also agreed on the need for continuing the key Egyptian role in delivering relief aid to the people of Gaza. They stressed the necessity of concerted international efforts to push towards the implementation of the two-state solution and the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.
November 12, 2023 16:05 UTC
CAIRO – 12 November 2023: Al Qahera News reported Sunday that 70 aid trucks and 20 ambulances were preparing to enter Gaza Strip, while 400 dual nationals had gathered to cross into Egypt through Rafah Border Crossing. The Palestine Red Crescent society (PRCS) announced Tuesday receiving 81 humanitarian aid trucks from the Egyptian Red Crescent. That brought the total number of trucks that had entered Gaza Strip since October 21 to 650, averaging around 36 trucks daily, the PRCS said in a statement. The aid delivered included food, water, relief aid, medical equipment and medications, the PRCS said, adding that Israel had not yet allowed the entry of fuel to the Strip. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs had announced that Egypt was ready to help 7,000 dual nationals, carrying 60 different nationalities, leave Gaza Strip through Egyptian airports by letting them in through Rafah Crossing.
November 12, 2023 13:49 UTC
Even now, as we live in the 21st century, where women are more independent, vocal, and brave, societal norms hold women back from making the first move. The famous quote “if he wants to, he would” is spread around and is always said to women when they try to initiate a conversation with men. Fear of Looking Too Pushy or NeedyAnother fear that prevents women from making the first move is being perceived as needy or too desperate. In the case of making the first move, women are afraid of being shamed by men and women for being aggressive and bold, even though a conversation or having a friendship is a part of life. From all the deconstruction of relationships and friendships between males and females, what’s the final take?
November 12, 2023 13:33 UTC
A new malicious WhatsApp mod that also works on Telegram has been discovered by Kaspersky researchers. Kaspersky has detected a new WhatsApp mod that has a malicious spyware module that can steal information from the device. The spyware module is activated by a service and a broadcast receiver that are not present in the original WhatsApp app. The malicious mod is distributed through Telegram channels, some of which have nearly two million subscribers. Use reputable security software: Install and maintain a trusted antivirus and anti-malware software on your devices.
November 12, 2023 04:51 UTC
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has signed several agreements with various partners to boost different economic sectors in Africa. FDH Bank Malawi and Afreximbank signed a facility agreement worth $10m. The agreement was signed by George Chitera, Deputy Managing Director of FDH Bank, and Gwen Mwaba, Director of Trade Finance at Afreximbank. Exodus and Company Private Limited signed a $141m Intra-Africa Investment Finance Facility Document with Afreximbank. The Centre will be an opportunity for academia to play a vital role in driving and shaping the trade and regional economic integration discourse and support relevant governments to formulate and implement trade, industrial, and economic policies and frameworks that would drive a truly African trade and economic integration agenda.
November 12, 2023 04:43 UTC
The HHD share closed at EGP 11.88 on Tuesday. The government prioritizes its stakes in companies that are easier to sell, including several listed companies. The sources revealed that there is interest from local and Gulf investors in the company due to its large land portfolio. In October last year, HHD signed the final contract for the sale of the Heliopark land, covering an area of 1,695 feddan, to the National Social Insurance Authority. The land value is paid in a single instalment upon contracting, with the condition that the amounts related to reductions, estimated at around EGP 2bn, will be deducted from it.
November 11, 2023 21:55 UTC
The permanent representative of Egypt to the UN in Geneva, Ahmed Ehab Gamal El-Din, joined the ambassadors and representatives of 71 other missions in Geneva to issue an urgent appeal for the humanitarian situation in Gaza. They demanded an immediate ceasefire in the Occupied Palestinian territory and an end to the grave and appalling violations of international law in the area, including the Gaza Strip. The statement also condemned the forced displacement of Palestinians within or outside Gaza. The statement stressed the need to protect the lives of Palestinian civilians, as required by international humanitarian law and UN resolutions, and to provide international protection to the Palestinian people. The statement emphasized the importance of addressing and eliminating the root causes of the current crisis.
November 11, 2023 21:49 UTC
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Riyadh, on the sideline of the Joint Arab Islamic Summit on Gaza, on Saturday- press photoCAIRO -11 November 2023: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Riyadh, on the sideline of the Joint Arab Islamic Summit on Gaza, on Saturday. The meeting discussed developments in Gaza; both sides confirmed the firm position of the two countries in terms of rejecting the liquidation of the Palestinian issue and the displacement of Palestinians, said the Egyptian Presidency Spokesperson Ahmed Fahmy in a statement. They said that reaching a ceasefire and the entry of humanitarian aid to end the suffering of the people of Gaza is a must, calling for keeping the international efforts to establish an independent Palestinian state, accordance with relevant international references. The meeting touched on bilateral relations and developments in Syria. The President stressed Egypt’s keenness on a comprehensive political settlement in a way that achieves the interests of the Syrian people, preserves Syria's unity and territorial integrity and restores security and stability in the country.
November 11, 2023 19:40 UTC