Arab Republic of Egypt


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E•gypt

(ˈi dʒɪpt)

n.
a country in NE Africa on the Mediterranean and Red seas. 67,273,906; 386,659 sq. mi. (1,001,449 sq. km). Cap.: Cairo. Arabic, Misr. Official name, Arab Republic of Egypt.
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Noun1.Arab Republic of Egypt - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971Arab Republic of Egypt - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
Al Alamayn, Battle of El Alamein, El Alamein - a pitched battle in World War II (1942) resulting in a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under Rommel
Aswan High Dam, High Dam - one of the world's largest dams on the Nile River in southern Egypt
al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya, Islamic Group - a terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails; "al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya uses force to push Egyptian society toward Islamic rule"
al-Jihad, Egyptian Islamic Jihad, Vanguards of Conquest, Islamic Jihad - an Islamic extremist group active since the late 1970s; seeks to overthrow the Egyptian government and replace it with an Islamic state; works in small underground cells; "the original Jihad was responsible for the assassination of Anwar Sadat in 1981"
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
OPEC, Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries - an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
Middle East, Mideast, Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
Sinai Peninsula, Sinai - a peninsula in northeastern Egypt; at north end of Red Sea
Lower Egypt - one of the two main administrative districts of Egypt; consists of the Nile delta
Upper Egypt - one of the two main administrative districts of Egypt; extends south from Cairo to Sudan
El Iskandriyah, Alexandria - the chief port of Egypt; located on the western edge of the Nile delta on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Alexander the Great; the capital of ancient Egypt
Assouan, Assuan, Aswan - an ancient city on the Nile in Egypt; two dams across the Nile have been built nearby
Al Qahira, capital of Egypt, Egyptian capital, El Qahira, Cairo - the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa; a major port just to the south of the Nile delta; formerly the home of the Pharaohs
El Alamein - a village to the west of Alexandria on the northern coast of Egypt; the scene of a decisive Allied victory over the Germans in 1942
El Giza, Giza, Gizeh - an ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite Cairo; site of three Great Pyramids and the Sphinx
Memphis - an ancient city of Egypt on the Nile (south of Cairo)
El-Aksur, Luxor - a city in central Egypt on the east bank of the Nile that is a center for visitors to the ruins of and around Thebes
Thebes - an ancient Egyptian city on the Nile River that flourished from the 22nd century BC to the 18th century BC; today the archeological remains include many splendid temples and tombs
Sakkara, Saqqara, Saqqarah - a town in northern Egypt; site of the oldest Egyptian pyramids
Suez - a city in northeastern Egypt at the head of the Gulf of Suez and at the southern end of the Suez Canal
Suez Canal - a ship canal in northeastern Egypt linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea
Arabian Desert, Eastern Desert - a desert in Egypt between the Nile River and the Red Sea
Libyan Desert - the northeastern part of the Sahara Desert in Libya and Egypt and Sudan
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Lake Nasser, Nasser - lake in Egypt formed by dams built on the Nile River at Aswan
Nile, Nile River - the world's longest river (4150 miles); flows northward through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean; the Nile River valley in Egypt was the site of the world's first great civilization
Egyptian - a native or inhabitant of Egypt
Translations
Arabische Republik Ägypten
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Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Embassy of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt.
I condemn this cowardly criminal act and I convey to you, the brotherly people of Arab Republic of Egypt and the families of the deceased my deepest and sincere condolences, wishing speedy recovery to the injured," HRH the Crown Prince said.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs extends its sincere condolences to the leadership, government and people of the Arab Republic of Egypt as well as to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured in this heinous terrorist act.
Cairo: President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of the Arab Republic of Egypt received at Al Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo yesterday Sheikh Sa'ad bin Mohammed Al Mardhouf Al Sa'adi, Minister of Sports Affairs, as well as Arab Ministers of Youth and Sport, on the sidelines of their meetings in Cairo.
The program work was signed by Najib bin Ali al-Rowas, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs, and Mohamed Salah Al Saad, Chief Executive Officer of the Environmental Affairs Department at the Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs in the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Following the inaugural statements, the conference proceeded to elect Arab Republic of Egypt as chairman and Pakistan, Nigeria and Palestine as Vice chairmen to its Bureau.
"The maritime areas included in the agreements signed between the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia and the Arab Republic of Egypt, which the Republic of Sudan rejected".
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain strongly condemns the terrorist attack that took place in the Western Desert of the Giza Governorate in the Arab Republic of Egypt, which resulted in the death and injury of dozens of security men.
16 (SUNA) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed its strong condemnation over the terrorist bombings that occurred on Friday, October 14, norther of Sinai in the Arab Republic of Egypt and claimed lives of a number of the Egyptian Army's soldiers in a crime which violated all the moral and humanitarian values and principles.
The UAE has offered a financial deposit worth $1 billion to the Arab Republic of Egypt at the Central Bank of Egypt for a period of six years, according to Emirates News Agency WAM.
Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov paid an official visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt from 13 to 15 March, the first visit by a Macedonian head of state in the 20 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
The King's initiative is based on the two agreements signed in Riyadh on November 23, 2013, and November 16, 2014, which confirmed the commitment of all Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Member States to supporting the Arab Republic of Egypt and contributing to its security and stability .

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