The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has decided to temporarily ban imports of fresh, frozen and manufactured guava from Egypt due to pesticide residues proved to be higher than the global limit.
The temporary ban will come into effect on Thursday, Jan. 18, and will continue until the governmental control agencies in Egypt prove that the frozen and processed guava products are free from pesticide residues and comply with the maximum limits allowed in the Gulf Standard Specifications approved by the SFDA.
A South African tourist was killed and 12 other people were injured when a hot air balloon crashed near Egypt’s ancient city of Luxor on Friday, a health ministry official said.
At least 10 people are dead and others were injured after a gunman opened fire at a church in Cairo, before being shot and killed by police, Egypt’s interior ministry said two officers were killed in the attack, with a further five security guards also injured.
At least 10 people have been killed in a gun attack at a Coptic Christian church near the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has warned President Donald Trump that moving the US embassy for Israel to Jerusalem was a “dangerous step” that could rile Muslims worldwide. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al- Sisi, confirmed “Egypt’s consistent position on maintaining the legal status of Jerusalem within the framework of international standards and relevant United Nations resolutions”, he said.
#Kuwait: An Egyptian man was beaten badly by a Citizen in Shuwaikh area recently.
The Egyptian Consulate in Kuwait issued a statement on Wednesday regarding the attack on an Egyptian national, Waheed Rifai who was beaten brutally by a Kuwaiti Citizen until he fainted, Rifai was then taken to Al-Sabah hospital.
Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates’ Affairs Nabila Makram said she is visiting Kuwait on Thursday to check on the man’s health condition, meanwhile, the suspect was arrested in Salwa area by detectives, security men are searching for another suspect.
The Egyptian ambassador to Kuwait said that the embassy is following the developments of the incident around the clock and an embassy delegation visited the victim at the hospital, which reassured them that his condition is stable, information on the incident will be made available to Egypt’s Ministry of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates’ Affairs during the investigations.