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Egypt welcomed an offer by Portugal to host a number of refugees currently residing in the country, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday. As a part of the cooperation between the EU and Egypt on the issue, Portugal offered to host 400 refugees in the years 2018 and …
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While most people associate Andalusia with Spain, an important stretch of what was once the northernmost part of the Arab World was also located in what is today’s Portugal. Though Arab rule extended even to the north of Portugal past Lisbon (Lisbun to the Arabs), the best remnants of Islamic civilisation in Spain can be seen …
Trump’s strategies will completely unfold when he takes office in January, says Al-Sisi
These comments are the first by the president on the topic since the storming of the Press Syndicate in May
The president disclosed during the lecture Egypt’s vision on combating terrorism and was critical of international efforts to fight it
Al-Sisi congratulated the new Portuguese secretary general of the UN, saying that the selection reaffirms the important role Portugal plays on the international level
This was Egypt’s first official visit to Portugal in 24 years
In order to take Egyptian-Portuguese relations to the next level, at least in terms of the field of sports, Egyptian Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Khaled Abdel Aziz recently met with the Portuguese ambassador to Egypt Madeleine Fischer and the head of the Portuguese Delegation to Egypt Salvador Pinto at the ministry’s headquarters. During …
Egypt believes voting should be done by all UN member states
The European Commission has decided not to recommend fines against Spain and Portugal for running high budget deficits. Brussels appeared afraid sanctions would “not have been understood by the public.”
Spain is appointing former national academy coach Julen Lopetegui to take over from Vicente del Bosque after their Euro 2016 exit against Italy. Lopetegui joins after a stint with FC Porto.
Portuguese tourism officials have launched an appeal to find the France supporter who was consoled by a Portugal fan after his country’s defeat in the Euro 2016 final. The pair were praised for their “sportsmanship.”
Europe’s financial ministers have agreed to move towards unprecedented sanctions against Spain and Portugal for overshooting EU deficit limits. Both countries then immediately set out to convince the EU to reconsider.
France forward Antoine Griezmann has been named player of the tournament after scoring six goals and making two assists. But it is scant reward for a distraught host Nation, beaten 1-0 in the final by Portugal.
There was a lot wrong with Euro 2016 but we should revel in the fact it became a story of the collective rather than individuals. DW’s Jonathan Harding takes a look back at a dramatic if not awe-inspiring tournament.
France missed out on the chance to do more than just win a football game. After weeks of bringing the country together, Les Bleus couldn’t finish the fairytale.
Eder’s winning goal after 108 minutes secured Portugal’s first-ever European Championship crown. They succeeded without Cristiano Ronaldo who limped off after 25 minutes of the final.
While the focus may be on Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann, two of football’s brightest young talents – Paul Pogba and new Bayern Munich man Renato Sanches – will clash in a crucial midfield showdown on Sunday.
It all started against Iceland, before erupting against Germany. Faith in the French team has reached an all-time high and now Paris expects them to deliver ultimate glory on Sunday.
While faulting Madrid and Lisbon for failing to take necessary measures to bring their budgets within limits, the European Commission will leave it to EU finance ministers to decide if they deserve to be penalized.
Their way to the semifinals may not have been scintillating, but on Wednesday the Portugese rediscovered their scoring boots. A 2-0 win over Wales means they can now take the title that eluded them 12 years ago.
Real Madrid teammates Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale will get all the focus ahead of Wednesday’s Euro 2016 semifinal, but Portugal against Wales is about so much more than the two La Liga superstars.
With many expecting Belgium to finally fulfil their potential and seal a place in the last four, Wales produced a stunning performance to set up a semi-final with Portugal.
The first Euro 2016 quarter-final was a close one, with Portugal overcoming Poland in a shoot-out. The Poles took the lead, but the Portuguese shaded it on the night and progress to the semis after Blaszczikowski’s miss.
After 120 minutes of grueling football, Portugal got the one chance they needed to beat Croatia in extra time. Ricardo Quaresma headed in the winner to keep Portugal’s dreams alive at Euro 2016.
With both Portugal and Austria winless in the European Championship, both sides were looking to get off the mark in Paris, but Ronaldo’s penalty summed up Portugal’s night.
On14 June, Hungary played against Austria at Euro 2016, with Hungary winning the match 2-0. The first goal was scored after 62 minutes by Hungarian player Adam Szalai. During the match, Austrian player Aleksandar Dragovic was suspended after receiving two yellow cards, posing a challenge for the Austrian team. Zoltan Stieber of Hungary scored …