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, 22 Mar 2018 09:06:13 GMTEgypt to Host First Intra-African Trade Fair
[New Times] The first-ever Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) is set to be held in Cairo in December 2018, officials announced yesterday, following the signing of the hosting agreement between the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the African Un...Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:19:45 GMTBilal - Al-Bashir's Visit to Egypt Aims to Establish Deeper Mutual Understanding and Joint Interests
[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Information, Dr. Ahmed Bilal has described the recent visit to Egypt by the President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer A-Basher as a new phase in the Sudanese-Egyptian relations characterized by mutual understanding an...Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:06:33 GMTUnderstanding Egypt's Presidential Election
[RFI] Egyptians will be going to the polls to vote for their next president on 26, 27, and 28 March. But with only two candidates, one being incumbent President Abdelfattah al-Sisi, there seems to be little doubt who will come out the winner.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:17:26 GMTCIF Receives 18,000 Visitors, Revenues Hit Egp 1.1 Billion -Official
[Egypt Online] Director of Cairo International Fair (CIF) Ibrahim el Garhy revealed that the number of the visitors to the fair hit around 180,000, a fact that was registered through tickets that were sold over the past six days, underlining that a p...Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:16:52 GMTSisi Says Will of People 'Decisive' Factor in Any State
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Tuesday 20/3/2018 said the will of people is a "decisive" factor at any time, anywhere and in any state, highlighting the great popularity he gained following the June 30th revolution.
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, 24 Mar 2018 08:36:56 +0000British Journalist Who Called Egypt Home for 7 Years Deported
It has come to light that British journalist Bel Trew, a correspondent for The Times, was arrested on 20th February and subsequently expelled from the country. Trew was reporting in the working-class area of Cairo, Shubra, when she was detained. In ...Fri, 23 Mar 2018 22:17:45 +0000Portugal Defeats Egypt 2-1 in World Cup Friendly Match
Egypt looked certain to defeat Portugal in a hotly contested match when, within two minutes of the match ending, Cristiano Ronaldo scored two thrilling goals. The match, held at the Stadion Letzigrund in Zürich on Friday, saw Egypt playing Portug...Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:23:10 +0000Palestinian Ahed El-Tamimi Jailed for 8 Months in a Plea Deal
Palestinian activist and teenager Ahed El-Tamimi jailed for eight months in a plea deal with the military prosecution after Tamimi agreed to plead guilty to four out of 12 charges she faced, including the videotaped incident of slapping the Israeli ...Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:24:51 +0000In Photos: Mannequin Making Workshop in Egypt’s Qanater al-Khairia
A casual trip to downtown Cairo, you’ll see an abundance of mannequins wearing colourful clothes behind glass windows at every street corner. Clothes are not the only works of art behind the glass windows. Mannequins are, too, as they are met...Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:34:17 +0000Vodafone to Launch New Phone Tariff, ‘Mo Salah World’, in Honour of Egypt’s Finest
Having scored 36 goals in 41 games since rejoining the Premier League last summer – his Super Hat-Trick on Saturday marking him as Liverpool’s highest scoring player in their debut season – the world is now becoming accustomed to hearing Mo...