Egypt Headlines

Sun, 16 May 2021 11:30:45 GMT
U.S.$19,6 Billion Allocated to Economic Bodies in New Budget - Govt
[Egypt Online] Finance Minister Mohamed Maait said 308.3 billion pounds were earmarked to the economic bodies in the new budget to help them finance more investments to carry out national development projects.

Sun, 16 May 2021 11:26:33 GMT
481 Development Projects Carried Out in Qalioubia in 2 Years - Ministry
[Egypt Online] Planning Minister Hala el Saeed said 481 development projects were carried out in Qalioubiya governorate at a total investment cost of 11.7 billion pounds.

Sun, 16 May 2021 11:23:47 GMT
Sisi to Head to Paris Today to Attend Conference On Sudan, Africa Summit
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will head to Paris on Sunday to take part in a high-level conference on Sudan and on a summit on financing African economies, to convene Monday and Tuesday respectively, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi...

Sun, 16 May 2021 11:31:51 GMT
Egypt Reports 1,203 New Coronavirus Cases, 63 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said late Saturday night that 1,203 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 244,520.

Sun, 16 May 2021 11:25:46 GMT
Cairo, Paris Share Close Viewpoints Towards Africa Stability, Development - Diplomat
[Egypt Online] Egyptian Ambassador in Paris Alaa Youssef stressed that Cairo and Paris share close viewpoints towards boosting security, stability and development in the African continent.

Egyptian Streets

Sun, 16 May 2021 19:38:14 +0000
Podcast: Omar Samra Almost Didn’t Make it in the Atlantic
For The Egyptian Streets Podcast’s last episode of the first season, Omar Samra wraps up the season with thrilling stories of adventure and loss. Omar Samra is a household name by now, he’s the first Egyptian to climb Mount Everest and to...

Sun, 16 May 2021 17:11:05 +0000
Egypt Opens Rafah Crossing to Receive Injured Palestinians
Egypt has opened the Rafah crossing on Sunday 16 May to receive injured Palestinians from the Gaza Strip with 16 ambulances ready to transport them to Egyptian hospitals where they can receive medical care, state-run news agency MENA reports. Three b...

Sun, 16 May 2021 15:31:03 +0000
This Blood Orange Upside Down Cake is the Family Recipe You Need to Try
Family meals serve as a reminder of the colours in our lives despite the challenges; they highlight the moments in life that fill our souls with warmth, peace and sentiment. Mariam Hamdy is an Egyptian recipe developer, food stylist and photographer,...

Sun, 16 May 2021 12:29:03 +0000
In Photos: Pro-Palestine Protests Sweep the Globe
The past week has been one of intense suffering, fear and violence for Palestinians. Headlines have been flooded with reporting of the climbing death toll and injuries in Gaza, East Jerusalem and the West Bank. This has prompted many to take to the s...

Sat, 15 May 2021 18:09:26 +0000
Israeli Military Strikes Media Building, Refugee Camp in Gaza
Israeli military on Saturday bombed a 13-storey building housing the offices of the U.S.-based news agency Associated Press and other international news media, including Qatar-based Al Jazeera, AP reports. According to AP, the airstrike came an hour ...