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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

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:16:53 GMT
Lessons From Egypt On the Role of Women in Fighting for Democracy
[The Conversation Africa] Democracies in sub-Saharan and North Africa have regressed in recent years.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:49:43 GMT
Cairo Gathering Examines Future of African Cities
[VOA] Participants of a conference in Cairo have been pondering the use of new technology to build the future of African cities.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:41:55 GMT
What Tracing a Tough Commute in Ancient Egypt Reveals About Osteoarthritis
[The Conversation Africa] Osteoarthritis is a disease that is millions of years old. Researchers have even found evidence for osteoarthritis in dinosaurs. It's also one of the most prevalent diseases to impact our bones - and its rates will only grow...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:42:15 GMT
PM, Head of National Press Authority Discuss Supporting National Institutions
[Egypt Online] Head of the National Press Authority Karam Gabr said on Tuesday 17/10/2017 that the meeting held with Prime Minister Sherif Ismail touched on the plan meant to support and reform the national newspapers along with their editorial conte...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:28:56 GMT
Sisi Holds Phone Talks With King Abdullah II of Jordan
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held a phone conversation with King Abdullah II of Jordan to discuss ties and means to boost cooperation.

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, 22 Oct 2017 07:43:50 +0000
Conflicting Reports About Number of Dead in Egypt’s Wahat Attack
A day after deadly clashes transpired between Egyptian police and suspected militants in the Western Desert on Monday, conflicting reports regarding the number of killed security personnel emerge. Egypt’s Ministry of Interior said in a statement th...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:24:33 +0000
At Least 16 Policemen Killed in a Shootout in Egypt’s Western Desert
At least 16 policemen were killed during a raid in Al- Bahariya Oasis, security sources reported to a number of local and foreign news organisations. According to the Ministry of Interior, the raid in Al-Bahariya Oasis, located in Egypt’s We...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:55:51 +0000
Greek Pianist Plays Cavafy Poems as Part of the 2017 Cavafia in Egypt
Greek music composer and pianist Stefanos Korkolis concluded the events of the 14th International Literature Symposium, Cavafia 2017, in Alexandria, Egypt on October 13 until October 15. In celebration of the poetry of the renowned Alexandrian Gree...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:52:57 +0000
Meet Egypt’s First Female Solo Cyclist to Go Around Egypt
In recent years, several adventurers from Egypt have embarked on distinctive expeditions and cycling trips. However, it is exceptional to detect a female among these adventurers, let alone a female adventurer who is set to solo cycle around Egypt. Ha...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:51:02 +0000
With New Power Plants, Egypt’s Solar Investments Surge in 2017
With the approval of three new solar power plants under a $US 500 million financing package by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), investments in Egypt’s solar energy sector hit record levels in 2017. In a press statement o...

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