Posts Tagged ‘Cairo’

Cairo:Egypt’s new govt to be announced Thursday

Sunday, July 29, 2012 Comments off

Egypt’s new government will be announced August 2, Prime Minister Hisham Kandil told reporters in Cairo after meeting with President Mohamed Morsi to discuss possible candidates. Read more…

Egypt – Cairo subway begins using Japan-made coaches

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 22, 2012

A new subway line has been opened in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. The trains have air-conditioned coaches — a first for the city.

The newly built 4-kilometer section is a part of a planned route that will connect central Cairo with the international airport. Read more…

UN General Assembly president arrives in Cairo over Syrian crisis

Sunday, February 19, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 19, 2012

CAIRO, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) — The UN General Assembly President Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser arrived in Egypt’s capital Cairo on Saturday to discuss the Syrian crisis with Egyptian and Arab League (AL) officials, state media reported. Read more…

Cairo:Syrian rebels storm Syria’s Embassy in Cairo

Saturday, January 28, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 28, 2012

Opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad have attempted to storm Syria’s Embassy in Cairo throwing stones and burning portraits of the President. Read more…

League of Arab States to continue mission to monitor situation in Syria

Monday, January 9, 2012 Comments off

CAIRO,The League of Arab States on Sunday adopted a decision to continue the mission to monitor the situation in Syria.

Arab League Secretary General Nabil Alarabi (2-L) and Qatari Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jasim (2-R) attend the Arab Foreign Ministers committee emergency meeting about Syria,in Cairo, Egypt, 08 January 2012. Photo: EPA  . 

This is stated in a report on the results of the meeting. “In accordance with paragraphs of the protocol, signed with Damascus, the Arab League ministerial committee has decided to give observers time to continue their mission,” – states the report. Read more…

AL to seek UN help on Syria + Related News

Sunday, January 8, 2012 Comments off

AL holds ministerial meeting on Syrian crisis

The Arab League has started discussing plans to appeal to the United Nations for help on Syria.

The development comes after the two-week presence of Arab observers in that Middle East country failed to end violence there and persuade the conflicting sides to enter into a dialogue. Read more…

Egypt:Mubarak flown to Cairo as his trial resumes

Monday, January 2, 2012 Comments off

The trial of Egypt`s ex-president Hosni Mubarak has resumed in Cairo.

The 83-year-old Mubarak was flown to the court on a helicopter from the International medical center where he has been staying due to poor health. Read more…

CAIRO:Clashes in Egypt continue

Friday, December 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 23, 2011

Photo: EPA 

Hundreds of people are taking part in the demonstration of protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo against the Egyptian military leadership. Read more…

CAIRO:Egypt detects foreign plot

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 21, 2011

Egyptian authorities have detected a plot involving “foreign and local parties” aimed at unleashing unrest and destabilizing the situation in the country on January 25, 2012 – a year after the previous uprising, Read more…

EGYPT:Cairo riots continue

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 20, 2011


In Cairo protesters have regained control of Tahrir square in the city center forcing police and troops to retreat to neighboring streets.

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