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Cabinet gears up for constitutional referendum

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Prime Minister Hazem El-Bebalwi
AFP File Photo

Interim Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi’s cabinet reviewed on Thursday its preparations for the upcoming constitutional referendum, due to be held next Tuesday and Wednesday.

In a press conference held after the cabinet’s meeting …

Egypt condemns Iran’s comments on its domestic affairs

Egypt condemns Iran’s comments on its domestic affairs

Iranian tourists visit the Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor on April 2, 2013 during the first visit by Iranian tourists to Egypt for over thirty years. Air Memphis, chartered by the Egyptian businessman Ramy Lakah, is the first company to make a direct link between Cairo and Tehran since the two countries severed relations after the 1979 Islamic revolution.  (AFP PHOTO / STR)

Iranian tourists visit the Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor on April 2, 2013 during the first visit by Iranian tourists to Egypt for over thirty years.
(AFP PHOTO / STR)

Egypt’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Khaled Omran summoned on …

Egyptian expatriates to start voting on referendum on 8 January

Egyptian expatriates to start voting on referendum on 8 January

Egyptian expatriates will vote on the new draft constitution from 8 to 12 January, 2014, as announced by Egypt’s Supreme Electoral Commission (SEC) Tuesday. (AFP Photo)

Egyptian expatriates will vote on the new draft constitution from 8 to 12 January, 2014, as announced by Egypt’s Supreme Electoral Commission (SEC) Tuesday.
(AFP Photo)

Egyptian expatriates will vote on the new draft constitution from 8 to 12 January, …

China gives Egypt USD 24.7 million non-refundable grant

China gives Egypt USD 24.7 million non-refundable grant

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy met on Sunday with Egypt’s Ambassador to Beijing Magdy Amer  (Photo from Ministry of Foreign Affairs handout)

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy met on Sunday with Egypt’s Ambassador to Beijing Magdy Amer
(Photo from Ministry of Foreign Affairs handout)

Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao announced on Monday that China would give Egypt a $24.7m non-refundable grant …

171 immigrants from Syria have been granted temporary residencies: Foreign ministry

171 immigrants from Syria have been granted temporary residencies: Foreign ministry

Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Badr Abdelatty said in a statement that a total of 171 “Syrian and Palestinian immigrants” have been granted three-month residency permits out of a total of 206. (AFP File Photo)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Badr Abdelatty said in a statement that a total of 171 “Syrian and Palestinian immigrants” have been granted three-month residency permits out of a total of 206.
(AFP File Photo)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson …