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Egypt to Deploy Troops in Libya

The Parliament of Egypt has adopted a resolution authorizing the deployment of troops outside the country. This is after President Abdel Fateh el-Sisi had threatened stern military action against the Turkey-backed forces in Libya. The resolution has been passed by the members of the Egyptian Parliament i.e. the members and the members of the armed ..

Restored Pyramid of Djoser

Egypt reopened the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pyramid of Djoser, after the recent completion of the restoration process that started in 2006. Pharaoh Djoser Pharaoh Djoser was an ancient pharaoh from the 3rd Dynasty of Egypt. During the reign of the 3rd Dynasty, Egypt was going through a period of prosperity and the lands of ..

Former president of Egypt Mohammed Hosni Mubarak passes away

The former of Egypt President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak, passed away recently at the age of 91. He was the President of the country for nearly 30 years. Mubarak was a former Chief of the country’s Air Force. After he became the Vice President of Egypt in 1981, he assumed power as the President after his ..

Saurav Ghosal finished as runner-up in Pittsburgh Open

Ace Indian squash player Saurav Ghosal became the runner-up in the Pittsburgh Open squash tournament after he lost to the top seed Egyptian player, Fares Dessouky in the final on Sunday, 26th January 2020. The second seed Saurav Ghosal lost 7-11, 4-11, 9-11 to the Egyptian player after he advanced to the finals by defeating the ..

Rising Sea Level to impact Population in India: Moody’s Report

The US-based credit rating agency Moody’s Corporation in its report on the consequences of rising sea level due to global warming has stated that the Asian countries, especially the Middle East and the North Africa countries (MENA) are the most exposed to credit risk, with some high-income economies such as Japan and Netherland also are ..

Sadio Mane named African Footballer of the year

27-year-old Senegalese forward Sadio Mane was named as the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Men’s player of the year  2019 on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 after beating the likes of his Liverpool teammate and Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah and Algerian and Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez. Sadio Mane became the second Senegalese after El Hadji-Diouf, ..

‘Raisina Dialogue 2020’ from 14th-16th January in New Delhi

The multilateral conference that has emerged as India’s flagship conference since its inception in the year 2016 on geoeconomics and geopolitics is organized annually in New Delhi. In collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, the Conference is organized by the Indian independent think tank- Observer Research Foundation (ORF).  The multi-stakeholder dialogue is structured for ..

2018 Report on International Religious Freedom

The 2018 Report on International Religious freedom has been released by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. The report makes the following observations: Religious freedom conditions continued to deteriorate in countries across the globe in 2017 It cites ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma, the persecution of Tibetan Buddhists in China, the ..