Category Egypt

Western Balkans: a “no man’s land” for refugees

Two recent reports highlight the need for new approaches to handle the significant rise in asylum seekers entering the European Union. While Amnesty International identifies multiple human rights violations in the non-EU territory between Greece and Hungary, it stresses that the solution to end the abuses must be a European one.

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The riddle of the Sphinx: Why is Egypt strengthening its African ties?

The warmth of the speeches by many African heads of state in Sharm el Sheikh during the recent Egyptian Economic Development Conference was a powerful reminder of the deep historical and cultural ties linking Egypt and many of its neighbours. It also revealed a shared belief in the urgency of accelerating future engagement.

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Women for Expo 2015 – Interview with Rana Allam: Women’s empowerment has a very long way to go in rural Egypt

Brussels- After the Egyptian Revolution got dragged into a cycle of violence and complicated politicking, numerous stories have come out describing how daily life has failed to improve for ordinary women. Rana Allam, former Editor in Chief of The Daily News Egypt, discusses the aftermath of the Arab Spring, journalism in Egypt today and how the “Empowerment of women has a very long way to go in rural Egypt” in in this interview for Women for Expo, a project promoted by Expo Milano 2015.

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Egypt : New UNIDO Project to Support Solar Energy Use in Industrial Sector

CAIRO — The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will help in building local capacities for manufacturing of solar energy systems and components in Egypt and promote the application of solar energy in the country’s chemicals, agro-food and textile industries.

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Egypt: Protester Killed in Clashes With Police over Mubarak’s acquittal

Cairo — One protester was killed, and eight others were injured Saturday evening in clashes with police forces in Abdel Moniem Riad square in downtown Cairo, Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, media consultant for the minister of health said.

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Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Cairo – Egyptians celebrated the first day of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, in an upbeat mood on Monday, following over three years of political turmoil in the country.

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Direttore Responsabile Giuseppe Frangi