Showing posts with label Alexandria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Alexandria. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

US congressman stable after shooting at baseball practice

A gunman opened fire on Us politicians who were practicing for a charity baseball game, wounding senior Republican leader Steve Scalise and several others before being taken into custody, police and witnesses said.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Monday, December 8, 2014

Canada joins UK in closing Cairo embassy

Canada on Monday joined Britain in closing its embassy in Cairo to the public for security reasons, with neither country providing details about any specific threat.
The move comes amid increasing attacks by Islamist militants in Egypt and calls from the extremist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group for attacks on Western targets.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Hellenic MoFA: Deputy FM Gerontopoulos visits Alexandria.

Ελληνικός Ναυτικός Όμιλος Αλεξάνδρειας (ΕΝΟΑ) ιδρύθηκε το 1909
MFA, Sunday, 24 November 2013
Deputy Foreign Minister Kyriakos Gerontopoulos visited the Greek Community in Alexandria on Saturday, 23 November.

After a tour of the historic Greek quarter and a briefing on Community issues from the Community President, Ioannis Siokas, and Board of Directors, Mr. Gerontopoulos made the following statement: “I was impressed with the work being done here, with the primary school, middle school and high school, the retirement home that provides free relief to our elderly compatriots, as well as the remarkable facilities. Through my presence here, Greece wants to show its gratitude and acknowledge this contribution.”

Saturday, April 21, 2012

We are all Levantines now (The future belongs to the open cities) ...

The Levant means “where the sun rises”: the eastern Mediterranean. Levant is a geographical word, free of associations with race or religion, defined not by nationality but by the sea. The great Levantine cities of Smyrna, Alexandria and Beirut were windows on the world, ports more open and cosmopolitan than inland cities like Ankara, Damascus and Cairo. From the beginning Levantine cities were international. They shared defining characteristics: geography, diplomacy, language, hybridity, trade, pleasure, modernity and vulnerability. All are present in today’s global cities.

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