Category Archives: Governance

Egypt Opposition Urges ‘No’ Vote to Extend President’s Term

A coalition of opposition political parties Thursday called on Egyptian voters to reject proposed constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.

The Civil Democratic Movement, which includes liberal and left-leaning parties, held a …

Egypt Opposition Urges ‘No’ Vote to Extend President’s Term

A coalition of opposition political parties Thursday called on Egyptian voters to reject proposed constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.

The Civil Democratic Movement, which includes liberal and left-leaning parties, held a …

Official: Taliban, IS Deprive Afghan Kids of Polio Vaccine

More than 1 million Afghan children, particularly in conflict-stricken regions of the country, were deprived of polio vaccinations in 2018 because of actions taken by Taliban and Islamic State militants, Afghanistan health officials tell VOA.

“Overall, 1.2 million children were …

Egyptian-French project to develop Tanis archaeological city in Sharqia

In cooperation with France, the Ministry of Antiquities has launched a project to develop and upgrade Tanis archaeological city in San el-Hagar, Sharqia.

A joint committee has been established to supervise the project works, which are scheduled to be completed …

PM starts a tour to Luxor city

Prime Minister Moustafa Madboli started on Thursday his tour of Upper Egypt’s Luxor city by visiting the Colossi of Memnon at the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III on the west bank of the Nile.

The prime minister is accompanied by …