News

APA- Cairo (Egypt) — Egyptian Trade Minister Tarek Qabil is set to head a promotional mission that would visit Kenya by the middle of February, head of the Chemical Export Council (CEC) said here Tuesday.

Read more

APA- Cairo (Egypt) — Egypt's Trade and Industry Minister Tarek Qabil on Tuesday met with Lebanese Agriculture Minister Ghazi Zoaiter to discuss means of mutual cooperation in agriculture and trade fields.

Read more

APA- Cairo (Egypt) — Islamic State (IS) on Tuesday claimed responsibility for two car bomb attacks on Monday in the North Sinai city of Al-Arish, which left nine people dead. The Ammaq news agency, which is affiliated to IS, published a statement claiming their troops killed 25 police officers during the attack that targeted two checkpoints in El-Matafy and El-Masieed suburbs in southern Al-Arish.

Read more

APA-Rabat (Morocco) – — Morocco’s governing council, meeting on Monday in Rabat under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane, examined the draft law on the African Union Constitutive Act, signed 11 July 2000 in Lomé, as well as the Additional Protocol adopted on 3 February 2003 in Addis Ababa and 11 July 2003 in Maputo, the Prime Minister’s office said in a statement.

Read more

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — - Former Ivorian Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan was on Tuesday appointed Vice-President of the country by President Alassane Ouattara.

Read more

APA-Douala (Cameroon) — - Three elements of the Cameroonian army belonging to the Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR), an elite unit deployed to the fight against terrorism, were killed in Iyawa in Nigeria during confrontation between the multi-national forces and Boko Haram, security sources told APA on Tuesday.

Read more