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Monday 11/February/2019 - 12:15 PM
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Al-ahram
Egypt's AU chairmanship underscores close ties with African countries: FM
Parliament speakers of Egypt، Greece and Cyprus to hold meeting in Nicosia Monday
Egypt's Ismaily reinstated to African Champions League
Egypt's Ismaily said on Sunday they were reinstated to the Champions League by African governing body CAF، almost three weeks after they were kicked out of the competition after crowd trouble caused a home game against Tunisia's Club Africain to be abandoned.
The club described the decision as "unprecedented" in a statement on their official website.

"CAF held a hearing today … to look into the appeal made by Ismaily against the decision to eliminate the club from the Champions League،" the statement read.

"Ismaily based their appeal on article 12 of CAF regulations، which states that fans must invade the pitch or a member of the visiting team be injured to invoke that punishment، which was not the case against Club Africain."

Cameroonian referee Neant Alioum called off the game، which took place in Ismailia on 18 January، in the dying stages after a lengthy stoppage as Ismaily's angry fans kept hurling bottles onto the pitch، with their side trailing 2-1.

He was escorted from the pitch by security personnel amid unfortunate scenes، around six months before Egypt stages the African Cup of Nations، with Ismailia one of the cities that are scheduled to host the 24-team tournament.

"The organising committee for inter-clubs competitions … has decided to implement the regulations of the competition and officially announce the elimination of Ismaily from total CAF Champions League،" CAF said in a letter it sent to the Egyptian Football Association at the time.

"The overall results of the matches in which the team participated in are cancelled without prejudice to other sanctions that may be imposed by CAF Disciplinary Board."

Ismaily were the second club to be expelled from Africa's flagship competition at the group stage in less than three years after ES Setif، who were kicked out for similar reasons in 2016. The Algerian side were not admitted back.

The Dervishes، who are making their first Champions League appearance in eight years، lost 2-0 at DR Congo's TP Mazembe before falling against Africain.

Group C also includes Algeria's CS Constantine، who top the group with two wins.



Al-akhbar
Long live Egypt.. Long live Africa
Sisi receives AU presidency in a historical session
Sisi approves amendments to weapon possessing and building tax law
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi approved amendments to law no. 3941954 concerning possessing weapons and ammunition.

The decree no. 5 of 2019 was published in the official gazette on Sunday.

The president also signed a decree amending some provisions of law no. 196 of 2008 on issuing building tax.


Al-Masry alyoum
Sisi to deliver speech at International Food Safety Conference
Egyptian-Kuwaiti military drills 'Sabah-1Yarmouk-4' wrap up
1 million Egyptians to get free medical consultations via Altibbi
Egyptian citizens can now use Altibbi، the MENA region’s first and largest digital health platform، for free to reach out to certified medical professionals for healthcare assistance and education.

Altibbi announced on Thursday، February 7 the launch of its "One Million Free Medical Consultations” initiative، the largest free، remote medical advice campaign done via voice calls and text messages with the cooperation of the Egyptian ministries of health and communication.

The initiative came in partnership with Telecom Egypt and in co-operation with the Egyptian Foundation of Global University Graduates - T20، the Egyptian Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

Altibbi initiative aims to alleviate the burden of medical consultation costs for Egyptians. While the campaign will take place across the country، it will focus on residents of Upper Egypt، who face a critical lack of access to quality healthcare infrastructure.

All you have to do is to download Altibbi’s application، visit the website or call 16445، in order to access free medical consultations from a doctor in less than 4 minutes، including a referral in case further follow up is needed.


Egyptian Gazette
Palestinian president delivers powerful speech at AU Summit
Healthcare، football in 32nd AU summit opening session
UN، Arab League secretaries tackle armed conflicts crisis
As the 32nd African Union Summit has as theme refugees and displaced persons، it was inevitable that speakers at the opening session discuss armed conflicts and possible solutions.

Secretary General of the League of Arab States Mohamed Aboul Gheit Africa and the Arab World experienced armed conflicts that resulted in humanitarian crises on a wide scope such as the refugees crisis. “I request that both coordinate on the issues of migration and refugees،” Aboul Gheit added.

“Libya is a place were both worlds meet. We need to support the nation-state in Libya، political solutions، and elections،” Aboul Gheit stressed.

The Arab League secretary general called for African countries to support the International Quartet Committee on Libya having a UN representation; South Sudan factions to achieve what they agreed upon in Khartoum; silencing the gun initiative by 2020; and countries fighting against Boko Haram

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