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World reacts to Syrian air strikes

Following the Saturday airstrikes that targeted military and research facilities believed to be used by the Syrian regime to stage chemical attacks on civilians, divided opinions dominated the political sphere all over the world. The airstrikes, which were launched by the United States, the United Kingdom, and France, targeted military headquarters of Bashar Al-Assad’s regime …

Daily News Egypt

Russia World Cup preparations in full gear

Russia is gearing up in full throttle to for the World Cup finals between 14 June and 15 July across 11 cities. With only 70 days left before the start of the international tournament, which sees the return of the Egyptian national team to the competition for the first time in 28 years. Daily News …

Daily News Egypt

35% increase in Egypt’s exports to Russia during 2017

Tarek Kabil, minister of trade and industry, announced that Egyptian commodity exports to the Russian market increased by 35% last year, reaching a value of about $504.6m compared to $374.1m in 2016. He highlighted the great diversity of Egyptian export items to the Russian market, explaining that this diversity contributed to the enhancement of Egyptian …

Daily News Egypt

Your guide to Russia 

For football fans wanting to travel to support Egypt in the World Cup, transportation there is free and the price for a night’s stay is only around $25. The draw for the 2018 World Cup, held at the Kremlin Palace in Russia, put the Egyptian team in Group A alongside the Russian, Uruguayan, and Saudi …

Daily News Egypt

An oft-neglected Russian connection

One of the least-talked about questions is the coordination and cooperation between Israel and Russia in dealing with regional developments in the Middle East and how far this cooperation has gone in defending Israel’s security interests, particularly, against an expansionist Iran. With the Syrian government winning the war against terrorism and the armed groups which …

Hussein Haridi

EgyptAir awaits notification from Russia to start booking Moscow flights

EgyptAir is awaiting notification from Russian authorities on the approved flight schedule that was sent to the Russian side after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to resume flights between Cairo and Moscow in February. A source at the company told Daily News Egypt that as soon as the schedule is approved (three weekly …

Ahmed Saad

The future beckons

In the last few days remaining of 2017, Cairo hosted an eminent international leader, Russian President Vladimir Putin. It was his second visit to the Egyptian capital in less than two years. In between, Egypt and the Middle East have witnessed dramatic developments that catapulted Russia to the driver’s seat in shaping the future of …

Hussein Haridi

Op-ed review: Egypt-Russia relations, resumption of flights

Friendship with the Russians was the theme of two full-page opinion pieces by the leaders of state-owned daily Al-Akhbar. This follows President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Egypt last Monday, which witnessed the signing of the Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant deal. The newspaper’s CEO Yasser Rizk’s op-ed was titled “Egypt and Russia: a friendship that doesn’t …

Amira El-Fekki

$421m, 9M volume of Egyptian exports to Russia in 2017

Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil announced that Egyptian exports to Russia have increased significantly by 28.5% during the first nine months of this year. He explained that the volume of Egyptian exports to Russia during the period from January to September 2017 amounted to $421m, compared to $327.5m during the same period last …

Nihal Samir

46th: Russia’s rank on list of countries investing in Egypt: GAFI

The General Authority for Investment (GAFI) revealed that Russia ranks 46th among the largest investors in Egypt and is expected to improve that ranking as economic cooperation between Egypt and Russia is currently growing. Earlier, GAFI declared that Egypt hopes to benefit from Russian experience in improving its ranking in global competitiveness indicators, noting that …

Nihal Samir