Egypt confirms first 3 cases of coronavirus Omicron strain

Egypt has confirmed the first three cases of the Omicron strain of the coronavirus, the national Ministry of Health said. “Yesterday [on Thursday], the results of the genome sequence test showed three positive cases of the Omicron strain,” the ministry said on late Friday on Facebook. Two of the patients have no symptoms of the disease, the third one has […]

Tokyo Olympics: Egypt leave out Liverpool star Salah from their squad

Egypt has left out Liverpool star Mohamed Salah from their squad for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Egypt head coach Shawky Gharib dropped Salah from his squad after Liverpool declined to release Salah for the Tokyo Olympics, reported Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny will also not play the Tokyo Olympics after not being named in the Egypt squad. Liverpool was reluctant to release […]

Egypt jails top Muslim Brotherhood leader for life

Egypt yesterday sentenced Mahmud Ezzat, the 76-year-old top leader of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of “terrorism”, the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper reported. “The Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced Mahmoud Ezzat, the acting supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood designated as a terrorist, to life […]