Jul. 03, 16:08
LONDON: Millions of people across Britain held a minute’s silence on Friday on an official day of mourning to pay tribute to 30 Britons killed a week ago by an Islamist gunman in Tunisia, the country’s worst loss...
Jul. 03, 14:35
SANAA: Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bombed targets in the Yemeni capital on Friday, residents said, and sources in the country’s dominant Houthi militia reported at least six people including a woman and child...
Jul. 03, 14:17
BEIRUT: Syrian government forces carried out heavy air strikes on rebel positions in and around the northern city of Aleppo on Friday, aiming to repel a major Islamist-led offensive on areas controlled by President Bashar...
Jul. 03, 15:29
CAIRO: Egypt’s economy grew by three percent in the third quarter of fiscal year 2014/15 (ended June 30,) up from 2.5 percent in the same period a year earlier, Planning Ministry said a report posted on its website Friday. Yet...
Jul. 03, 00:46
CAIRO: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified Thursday the state budget for fiscal year (FY) 2015/2016, after being revised to slash the projected deficit to 8.9 percent of GDP, according to a presidential statement....
Jul. 02, 16:44
CAIRO: Egypt’s pound weakened to 7.63 per dollar at a central bank auction on Thursday, down from 7.53 per dollar on Monday’s sale, the first depreciation since February. This is the lowest level the local currency has been...
U.S. tourism to Egypt increases by 4.7 % in 2014: CAPMAS
Reporting on slain prosecutor banned, military spox warns against foreign media
Egypt’s Cabinet reviews anti-terrorism draft law amid rising militancy
Egypt purchases 289 LAZ buses for $70m from Ukraine
Egypt to impose $131 fine on garbage throwers on public streets
Mona Iraqi supports gay marriage, Egyptian bishop condemns
Jul. 01, 11:25
CAIRO: Firing Ramadan cannon to mark the end of fasting hours during the holy month has been Egypt’s centuries-old tradition that is about to fade away. “The Ramadan Cannon, or Madfaa al-Iftar, was fired last in 1992 after the...
Jun. 26, 14:02
CAIRO: Most visitors to Egypt do not miss a trip to Giza Pyramids, complete with a ride on a camel in the Sahara Desert with the Sphinx behind them. Cairo’s camel market is a must-see for those who want to witness a thriving...
Jun. 24, 11:53
CAIRO: A set of 293 ancient Egyptian artifacts, estimated to have spent 2,000 years underwater, will tour several European capitals in September, Antiquities Ministry said in a statement Monday. Dubbed as “Egypt’s Sunken...