Apr. 18, 13:26
BAGHDAD: A senior Iraqi military official says Iraqi ground forces have secured the perimeter around the country’s biggest oil refinery and entered the vast complex amid heavy clashes with Islamic State militants....
Apr. 18, 11:23
KABUL: A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people, officials said. Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province, said on...
Apr. 18, 10:57
CAIRO: An Egyptian delegation headed by Minister of Manpower Nahed Ashry traveled to Kuwait Saturday to take part in the 42nd session of the General Conference of the Arab Labor Organization (ALO) Conference, Youm7 reported....
Apr. 17, 17:00
CAIRO: Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Waly said that the government is to sign a $400 million agreement with the World Bank Friday for a project that is set to benefit 1.5 million poor Egyptian families, Youm7 reported....
Apr. 16, 17:45
CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended on a mixed note Thursday, as the benchmark index EGX30 lost a slight 0.11 percent, battered mainly by local and Arab sell offs. The benchmark fell to 8,886 points at close, down from...
Apr. 16, 17:11
CAIRO: The World Bank decided to increase its investments in Egypt to $4.5 billion in the coming four years, the bank’s regional vice president for MENA Hafez Ghanem said Thursday. Ghanem’s remarks came during a panel...
Fahmy ‘troubled’ by long delay for Canadian passport
Parliament election laws approved by gov’t, referred to State Council
Year after El Bernameg taken off-air, Bassem Youssef wins Best Host at NYF
Giza school’s ‘Islamist’ book burning to be investigated: Education Min
Sexual harassment ‘significantly decreased’ over spring holidays: pressure group
Abu Ismail’s 7 yr sentence upheld for concealing mother’s dual citizenship
Apr. 17, 17:15
CAIRO: Cairo Runners initiative has held its third annual half-marathon in Cairo’s upscale district of Heliopolis Friday, in cooperation with the Ministry of Sport and Cairo governorate. The marathon, held Friday morning, was...
Apr. 15, 13:30
CAIRO: The number of German tourists visiting Egypt increased by 17% during the period between January and March 2015, compared to the same period last year, Egyptian ambassador to Germany Mohamed Hegazy told state-owned MENA...
Apr. 15, 13:00
CAIRO: A 2,400 year-old basalt shrine was unearthed from beneath Cairo’s modern districts of Ain Shams and Mataria, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty announced Tuesday. “The finds were discovered during the ongoing...