Egypt Current Affairs, GK & News

2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference

The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) is set to be held from November 6 to 18 this year. What is COP? The Conference of Parties (COP) is the apex decision making body responsible for monitoring and reviewing the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The COP presidency rotates ..

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Rosetta Stone

Historians in Egypt are currently demanding the return of the Rosetta Stone from the British Museum. Key facts The Rosetta Stone is a large stone slab that dates back to 196 BC. It was discovered by the French military leader Napoleon’s army in Northern Egypt in 1799. The Rosetta Stone and other antiquities were taken ..

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First Commercial Flight from Yemen to Egypt

The first commercial flight from Sanaa Airport, Yemen to Cairo, Egypt has been welcomed by the United Nations. The first commercial flight between both took off on 1st June 2022. This was the seventh flight that was operated under the terms that were brokered by the United Nations for two months of nationwide truce. How ..

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India: New Wheat Supplier of Egypt

Egypt, the world’s largest importer of wheat from Ukraine and Russia, has given approval to India as one of its wheat suppliers. India will be supplying around one million tonnes of wheat, of which in April 2,40,000 tonnes will be shipped. In a year, Egypt purchases 11 to 12 million tonnes of wheat from Ukraine, ..

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ISSF World Cup 2022- Highlights

The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 2022 was held in Cairo, Egypt from 26th February to 8th March 2022. Overview: With a total of seven medals, the Indian team took first place in the medals tally, with four gold, two silver, and one bronze. Norway, won six medals which include three gold, one ..

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Egypt closes Gaza border

Egypt closed its main border crossing point with Gaza Strip on August 23, 2021 because of tensions with Hamas rulers. Key Points Rafah crossing was closed for the first time during a workday in year 2021. This crossing was kept open during the 11-day war between Israel and Hamas in May 2021. As per Egyptian ..

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