Egypt Sat, 28 May 2016 10:10:00 GMTEgypt GDP growth for H1 2015-2016 4.5% from 5.5% last year
Total GDP for first half of fiscal year 2015/2016 was $158 billion in the first half of the year.Fri, 27 May 2016 10:52:09 GMTNo new signal from EgyptAir jet since day of crash
No new radio signal has been received from an EgyptAir jet since the day it crashed in the Mediterranean last week.Fri, 27 May 2016 07:24:24 GMTEgypt to sign $100 mln Kuwait Fund deal for Sinai development
Egypt will sign its first deal with Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development by the end of this May to finance development projects in Sinai.Fri, 27 May 2016 07:00:02 GMTItaly's Bertazzoni to build cookers factory in Egypt
Factory will provide nearly 1,000 direct jobs, Egypt's trade minister said.Fri, 27 May 2016 06:58:19 GMTEgypt plans boosting exports to $40 bln in 5 yrs
The exporting sector represents a key reason for Egyptian economy's growth besides having direct and indirect benefits.
Egypt Headlines Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:13:23 GMTFIFA Ranking - Nigeria Ranks to 49, As France Soars No. 1
[Vanguard] Egypt had a worse fall. Mohamed Salah's Egypt dropped from 45th to 65th.Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:43:16 GMTCampaign to Crush Artistic Freedom
[HRW] Beirut -The Egyptian authorities have arrested over a dozen people in a crackdown against artists, apparently prosecuting them for exercising their freedom of speech, Human Rights Watch said today. The government also has issued new decrees to ...Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:10:09 GMTEgypt Prepares 4mw Solar Power Project for Uganda's Renewable Energy
[The Exchange] The business environment in Uganda is proving to be more conducive for investors with more investments lining up for a share of the economy.Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:07:17 GMTViral Video Lands Liverpool Striker Mohamed Salah in Hot Water
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Liverpool FC has referred a video allegedly depicting star player Mohamed Salah texting while driving to the Merseyside Police, The Independent reports.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:00:07 GMTNo Justice for Rab'a Victims 5 Years On
[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian authorities have failed to investigate or prosecute a single member of the security forces five years after their systematic and widespread killing of largely peaceful protesters in Rab'a Square in Cairo, Human Rights Watch sai...
Egypt World News Mon, 15 May 2017 15:23:00 +0000Every Egyptian will receive medical insurance services via electronic card: Health Minister
For the sake of affording every Egyptian appropriate medical insurance, Health Minister Ahmed Emad El-Din announced on Sunday that a new draft law on medical insurance is currently under the State Council's revision.He further noted, during a con...Mon, 15 May 2017 14:36:00 +0000Finance Minister's adviser, 3 others referred to court on bribery charges
Top prosecutor Nabil Sadek referred Tarek Abdel Wahab, adviser to the Finance Minister for real estate tax affairs, Mahmoud Fakhr Baraka; chairman of Star Light for Real Estate Development and Tourism; Amal Abdel Wahab Hassan, inspector of the Centra...Mon, 15 May 2017 14:03:00 +0000Egypt issues burial permit to hand over the body of Polish tourist to embassy
Egypt’s Al-Qasir Red Sea prosecution said that the body of the 27-year-old Polish tourist Magdalena Zuk, who died earlier this month in a Red Sea hospital will be handed over to a representative from the Polish Embassy in Cairo to be burie...Mon, 15 May 2017 13:49:00 +0000Fire breaks out on EgyptAir plane while still at Cairo Airport
A fire recently broke out in one of the engines of an EgyptAir airplane heading to Beijing, while it was still at Cairo International Airport on Monday.The plane was replaced and the flight was resumed after a delay of three hours.Egyptian news repor...Mon, 15 May 2017 13:48:00 +0000Tom Cruise retweets Egypt's new necropolis discovery
Hollywood star Tom Cruise retweeted news about Egypt’s recent discovery of a burial site with at least 17 mummies and antiquities to promote his new movie "The Mummy".Cruise jokingly warned Egyptians about the danger of opening sarcop...
Egyptian News Mon, 15 May 2017 09:06:00 +0000Pope prays for minorities like Yazidis suffering in Mideast
Pope Francis has appealed for penitence and prayers for the end of conflicts and wars he says are disfiguring “the face of humanity.”Francis, addressing tourists and Romans Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, recalled those suffering in t...Mon, 15 May 2017 09:01:00 +0000Erdogan visits Trump, amid much friction between US, Turkey
The United States is on a collision course with its NATO ally Turkey, pushing ahead with arming Syrian Kurds after deciding the immediate objective of defeating Islamic State militants outweighs the potential damage to a partnership vital to US inter...Sun, 14 May 2017 08:44:00 +0000China's Xi calls for greater counter-terrorism cooperation with Turkey
Chinese President Xi Jinping has told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan that the two should deepen counter-terrorism cooperation, amid Chinese concern about ethnic Uighurs from its Xinjiang region fighting with militants in the Middle East.Uighu...Sun, 14 May 2017 08:19:00 +0000Italy rescues 484 migrants in Mediterranean, finds seven bodies
Rescuers saved 484 migrants from boats in the Mediterranean on Saturday and found the bodies of seven men who had died in the attempt to get to Europe, Italy's coast guard said.More than 45,000 people have reached Italy by boat from North Africa ...Sat, 13 May 2017 10:47:00 +0000Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now
SINGAPORE/LONDON A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting Britain's health system and globa...
Egyptian Streets Sat, 18 Aug 2018 08:07:45 +0000What is the Punishment for Sexual Harassment in Egypt?
Sexual harassment has been a topic on the minds of most Egyptians this week after a video of a man harassing a woman in Cairo’s Fifth Settlement went viral. While the woman has not taken any legal action against the man who she says followed he...Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:02:10 +0000Netflix Film Trailer on ‘the Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel’ Premieres
The first trailer of an Israeli thriller depicting the ‘Egyptian spy who saved Israel’ was released by Netflix on YouTube, with the streaming company announcing that the film would become available across its network on 14 September 2018....Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:24:35 +0000National Council for Women Introduces New Poll App
The National Council for Women (NCW) initiated a new mobile application called “Nas’alak” (We Ask You) that includes polls addressing women’s issues in an effort to engage the public and make them more aware, as reported by Egypt Today on Wed...Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:40:01 +0000No Country for Any Woman: On Living in a Male-Dominated Public Space
A few weeks ago, news of the United Kingdom allowing Egyptian women to seek asylum due to gender-based violence and discrimination spread like wildfire on all sorts of social media. The news consisted of several claims, essentially focusing on how th...Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:47:26 +0000Ancient Egyptian Mummy Recipe Was Used 1500 Years Earlier
A study published in the Journal of Archaeological Science on Wednesday revealed that the original ancient Egyptian embalming recipe used to preserve bodies was used 1500 years earlier than previously assumed. A series of chemical tests done on a pre...