Home
Previous Post
Change Machines Soon to be Available in Egyptian Metro Stations
Next Post
Egypt's Marriott Mena House Featured in Time Magazine's World's 100 Greatest Places to Visit of 2018

Anwar El-Sadat Posthumously Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

This guy wins popularity contests even in the USA.

One of Egypt’s most renowned figures and its third president, Anwar El-Sadat has been honoured by the U.S. Senate, posthumously awarding the late leader with a Congressional Gold Medal. According to the statement by the Egyptian Embassy in Washington, the Award was given to celebrate “historic achievements and courageous contributions to peace in the Middle East,” as seen on Egypt Today

In September, the U.S. senate rallied support for the bill in a ceremony on what would’ve been his 100th birthday, as well as the 40th anniversary of the Camp David Accords, as stated by Egypt Today.

Anwar El-Sadat succeeded Gamal Abdel-Nasser after his assassination while he was his Vice President. El-Sadat was also a leading member of the Free officers who oversaw the coup against King Farouk, going on to lead Egypt during the 6th of October war, and win the Nobel Peace Prize with the post-war treaty. He was the first Muslim to win the Nobel Peace Prize before being assassinated, and the rest, as they say, was history.

Main Image From Egyptian Streets


Todays Events
Alt Tuesday ft. $$$TAG$$$ & Tor5y @ CJC
Bars
Date: 6/18/2019
Time: 10:30pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club
Karaoke Night @ CJC 610
Bars
Date: 6/18/2019
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club 610
Gravy Train @ Room New Cairo
Concerts
Date: 6/18/2019
Time: 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Venue: The Spot
E-Motion Day @ 3elbt Alwan
Variety
Date: 6/18/2019
Time: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Venue: 3elbt Alwan111
Workers Of Cotton Company @ Mashrabia Gallery
Exhibitions
Date: 6/18/2019
Time: 11:00am - 8:00pm
Venue: Mashrabia Art Gallery
Midweek Unique @ Underground
Bars
Date: 6/18/2019
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: UnderGround
Acroyoga 102 @ Osana Family Wellness
Workshop
Date: 6/18/2019
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Venue: Osana Family Wellness
Float Reborn @ The Garden Nile Front
Clubs
Date: 6/18/2019
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: The Garden Nile Front