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Sat, 28 May 2016 10:10:00 GMT
Egypt 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 GMT
No 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 GMT
Egypt 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 GMT
Italy'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 GMT
Egypt 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

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 08:35:50 GMT
Archaeological Discoveries in Aswan Announced
[Egypt Online] The Antiquities Ministry announced on Thursday the discovery of four cemeteries of children in Aswan dating back to the Thutmosid Dynasty.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 08:29:59 GMT
Balanced Nile,GERD Reporting for Basin Dev't
[Ethiopian Herald] Office of the National Council for the Coordination of Public Participation on the Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Nov.23/2015 stated that participation of citizens to help finalize the GERD has been s...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:43:15 GMT
Uganda, Egypt Out of Cosafa U20 Tournament
[Cosafa] South Africa will take on Lesotho in the final of the 2017 Mopani Copper Mines COSAFA Under-20 Championships after their pair claimed tense semifinal victories at the Nkana Stadium on Thursday.

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:36:04 GMT
Egyptian Media Should Swallow the Bitter Pill!
[Ethiopian Herald] The distorted information which few Egyptian media outlets have disseminated as the trio discussion on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project reached a stalemate is unfounded and an ethical--if not a disgrace to the entire ...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:56:08 GMT
Current Ethio-Egypt Relations in Light of GERD
[Ethiopian Herald] The Nile Basin countries have endowed with a huge resource: the Nile River. They could have been mutually benefited from the water had they applied appropriate water management and good will to develop together. However, there are ...

Egypt World News

Mon, 15 May 2017 15:23:00 +0000
Every 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 +0000
Finance 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 +0000
Egypt 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 +0000
Fire 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 +0000
Tom 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 +0000
Pope 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 +0000
Erdogan 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 +0000
China'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 +0000
Italy 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 +0000
Global 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

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:09:40 +0000
Shafiq Demands Relevant Authorities to Clarify the Reason Behind his Supporters’ Arrest
Potential presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq demanded relevant authorities to provide an explanation for the arrest of his supporters who have been detained and charged with spreading false information harmful to national security, reported Reut...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:50:41 +0000
Saudi Women to Drive Motorcycles Despite the Country’s Repressive Rules
Following a royal decree, issued in September, announcing that Saudi women will be able to drive cars by the year 2018, officials confirm that Saudi women to drive trucks and motorcycles. “Yes, we will authorize women to drive motorcycles,”...

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:09:30 +0000
Direct Flights to Resume Between Cairo, Moscow in February
Egyptian and Russian officials signed a joint cooperation protocol with regards to airport security aiming to resume flights between the countries on February 1 2018 after a two-year hiatus, the Russian Transport Ministry said in a news release accor...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:42:40 +0000
Ancient Child Burials Discovered in Aswan
A Swedish-Egyptian archeological mission working in the Gebal al-Silsila area of Aswan discovered four intact child burial sites dating back to the 18th dynasty (1549/1550 BC–1292 BC), Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of An...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:53:23 +0000
EBRD to Invest €1bn in Egyptian Development Projects in 2018
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development aims to invest €1 billion in Egypt next year, the bank’s Managing Director for Equity Hassan El Khatib said, according to private newspaper al-Borsa. The bank is currently funding 66 projects i...

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