May. 22, 11:54
CAIRO: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced it has deported 12,924 Egyptians via air from Libya since February, MENA reported Friday. Some 194, detained in a camp for illegal immigrants in Libya’s city of Misurata, were...
May. 22, 10:12
YANGON: Myanmar’s navy has found a boat carrying more than 200 migrants, a government spokesman said on Friday, amid mounting international pressure to tackle a “boat people” crisis that has seen hundreds of...
May. 21, 20:17
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Thursday elevated Tunisia to new allied status, promising financial and security assistance to ensure the North African country’s transition to democracy remains a success in a...
May. 21, 18:08
CAIRO: An agreement on receiving funds from the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) to import “essential goods” into Egypt was signed by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi Thursday. The agreement is based on a...
May. 21, 16:56
CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) rallied at the close of Thursday’s session, pushed by Arab and local purchases, while foreign investors mostly sold. The benchmark index EGX30 increased by 1.83 percent to end at 8,988...
May. 21, 15:29
CAIRO: Egypt will permit its private sector to import natural gas or liquefied natural gas (LNG) and to use the state’s national gas network in its transfer and marketing, Reuters reported Thursday. The Egyptian Natural Gas...
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May. 20, 15:10
CAIRO: The decision of the Antiquities Ministry to raise entrance fees paid by Arab tourists and locals to visit Egypt’s archaeological sites has drawn mixed reviews. “The timing of the decision is not appropriate as the...
May. 19, 14:54
CAIRO: A UNESCO-sponsored campaign that aims at safeguarding the Middle East’s cultural heritage threatened by sectarianism and violence was launched in Cairo last week. “When extremists claim that there is no world heritage...
May. 17, 15:00
CAIRO: Remains of a lost 3,300-year-old temple, most likely founded by the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh Thutmose II, have been unearthed in the Gebel al Silisilah; ancient Egypt’s largest sandstone quarry located to the north of...