Antiquities, tourism ministries to celebrate World Heritage Day in Luxor

The ministries of antiquities and tourism will celebrate the World Heritage Day on Thursday in Luxor.

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli will be present in the celebrations, when the Ministry of Antiquities is set to unveil two archaeological discoveries and the …

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 …

U.S. Strength and Alliance Relationships: The World’s Most Successful Nonproliferation Tools?

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you, Peter, for your kind introduction.

In my line of work, I speak frequently about the importance of the global nonproliferation regime, and about the security benefits that institutions such as the Nuclear …

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 …