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Tales from World Cup history (3)

Argentina beats West Germany in 1986 World Cup final In the final game of the 1986 World Cup, hosted by Mexico, the German team presented an outstanding performance, but finally lost 2-3 to Argentina. The tournament saw the brilliant skills of the Argentine star Maradona, who is seen by many as the best football player …

Daily News Egypt

5 goalkeepers expected to shine during 2018 World Cup

Many goalkeepers had stunning performances with their clubs, putting them under the spotlight in the 21st World Cup edition, being hosted by Russia between 14 June and 15 July. The following report reviews the most prominent goalkeepers due to play in Russia this summer. Thibaut Courtois (Belgium) Since Thibaut Courtois moved to Chelsea in the …

Daily News Egypt

Sponsor struggle over Mo Salah stirs up troubles ahead World Cup

Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah’s conflict with the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) and its sponsor over the unauthorised use of his image for advertising made headlines in local Egyptian and some English media outlets. The crisis erupted around late March between Rami Abbas, Salah’s agent and lawyer, and the EFA, after the player starred in a …

Daily News Egypt

‘A Day for Women’ opens 4th Faten Hamama Film Festival

The Egyptian film “Youm Lel Setat” (A Day for Women) was chosen to be the opening film of the fourth Faten Hamam Film Festival, which kicked off Wednesday at the Cairo Opera House. The film by prominent director Kamla Abu Zekry stars veteran artists Elham Shahin, Nelly Karim, Hala Sedky, Mahmoud Hemida, and Ahmed El-Fishawy. …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt retrieves 14 illegally smuggled artefacts from Cyprus

Egypt received on Tuesday 14 antiquities from Cyprus that were stolen and illegally smuggled in the late 1980s, the Ministry of Antiquities stated in a press release. The retrieved relics were given to Egypt on the sidelines of the Root Revival Week initiative launched by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and his Cypriot and Greek counterparts …

Daily News Egypt


We celebrate World Press Freedom Day in difficult context: EU foreign policy chief

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said in a statement on Thursday that freedoms of expression and press are threatened around the world, adding, “on this day we celebrate the World Press Freedom Day in a difficult context for journalism.” Mogherini asserted that attacks against media and journalists …

Hagar Omran

FX reserves climbed to $44.029bn end-April 2018: CBE

Foreign exchange reserves at the Central Bank of Egypt continued to rise in April 2018, reaching $44.029bn from $42.611bn at the end of March 2018, an increase of about $1.418bn. This marks the highest level of foreign exchange reserves in the history of the Central Bank of Egypt. The reserves are sufficient to cover over …

Hossam Mounir

Microsoft Egypt launches campaign to train more than 1,500 Egyptian women

Microsoft Egypt launched a women’s empowerment campaign under the hashtag #MakeWhatsNext, aimed at motivating young women to develop their skills and discover various professions in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. As part of the initiative, Microsoft Egypt collaborated with several governmental and non-governmental organisations around the world to organise a series of events …

Nihal Samir

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