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Baghdad, Washington Agree to Reduce US Forces in Ain Al-Assad, Erbil

Baghdad, Washington Agree to Reduce US Forces in Ain Al-Assad, Erbil

The fourth round of meetings of the Joint Technical Committee between Iraq and the United States kicked off in Baghdad on Friday, based on the outcomes of the strategic agreement, which was signed by Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and US President Joe Biden at the White House in July. T

Egypt Stresses Importance of Preventive Measures to Combat COVID-19

Egypt Stresses Importance of Preventive Measures to Combat COVID-19

Egypt on Friday stressed the importance of implementing preventative measures to reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19, also calling on the population to get vaccinated. The appeal came as the number of daily infections continued to rise. The Health Ministry said Friday that 569 new corona

Egypt Says Backs Iraqi Efforts in Development, Enhancing Security

Egypt has announced that it supports all efforts exerted by the Iraqi government to achieve development, and enhance security and stability. Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly made the remarks during talks with Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohamed Al-Halbousi in Cairo on Thursday. The meetin

Egyptian President Reiterates Importance of Holding Elections in Libya

Egyptian President Reiterates Importance of Holding Elections in Libya

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed the upcoming Libyan elections with the head of national unity government, Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, in Cairo. The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly and Director of the General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel. Egyptian preside

Egypt, Germany to Boost Railway Cooperation

Egypt, Germany to Boost Railway Cooperation

Egypt’s Transport Minister Major General Kamel Al Wazir said he is looking forward to furthering cooperation with Germany in the coming period in the field of railways and electric locomotives. The cooperation would upgrade the quality of services provided to customers, the minister stated.

Yemen’s President Meets with US, UN Envoys

Yemen’s President Meets with US, UN Envoys

Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi affirmed the government's full support for the mission of the UN envoy to reach a comprehensive ceasefire. Hadi said after meeting the UN envoy to Yemen, Hans Grundberg, in Riyadh that peace has always been Yemen's option and "we'll continue to seek peace as

Lebanon: Extensive Efforts to Solve Electricity Crisis

Lebanon: Extensive Efforts to Solve Electricity Crisis

Lebanese authorities on Thursday intensified efforts to solve the acute shortage of fuel, which is essential for providing electricity in the country. Lebanese Water and Energy Minister Walid Fayyad met Thursday with Egyptian Ambassador to Lebanon Dr.

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