- Fitch rating upgrade boosts confidence in Egypt economic plan: finance ministerDecember 20, 2014
- BYU archaeology dig license revoked after controversial ‘mummies’ findDecember 20, 2014
- Egypt reopens Rafah crossing for 2 days for stranded PalestiniansDecember 20, 2014
- ‘Port Said Massacre’ retrial adjourned to SundayDecember 20, 2014
Dec. 20, 12:01
CAIRO: A top Egyptian police official has denied a Friday report in the U.K.’s The Times newspaper accusing Egypt of detaining more than 600 children in a subterranean prison at a police base north of Cairo. “Such a report is...
Dec. 20, 11:21
GAZA: Israeli aircraft bombed a Hamas militant base in the Gaza Strip on Friday for the first time since the end of a war in the territory, in response to a rocket that militants launched earlier in the day, the army said. The...
Dec. 19, 18:51
CAIRO: Twenty-five bodies of fishermen killed after their vessel was struck by a Kuwaiti containership in the Red Sea on Dec. 13 have been recovered, and 18 survivors were rescued, the Ministry of Health said in a Friday...
Dec. 19, 17:19
CAIRO: Robert Stephen Beecroft arrived in Cairo Thursday as the first U.S. ambassador on Egyptian soil since August 2013; the embassy had been managed by chargés d’affaires for over a year. Beecroft in his new post...
Dec. 19, 16:54
JERUSALEM: The Israeli military says it is relaxing travel restrictions for Palestinian Christians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip during the Christmas holiday season. The military says it has granted permits to 700 Christians...
Egypt among top 10 countries to jail journalists in 2014: International reports
Doma’s judge denies talking politics, but supports Sisi
Rights lawyer slams ‘killing’ of 124 dissolved Alexandria NGOs
2,500 year-old bronze statues of Osiris unearthed in Karnak temple
Interview with ‘Trace of the Butterfly’ director Amal Ramsis
Morsi requests private hearing with Sisi
Dec. 18, 18:00
CAIRO: Metallurgical Industries chamber director in the Federation of Industries, Mohamed Hanafy, stated Thursday that imports of Chinese steel that entered the country reached 100,000 tons since the protection tariff was...
Dec. 18, 17:15
CAIRO: The Egyptian Stock exchange started to rebound by 3.39 percent in Thursday’s session after a week-long slide of 16 percent due to the plunge of the crude oil barrel price below $60. The benchmark index EGX30 went...
Dec. 18, 12:45
CAIRO: The Egyptian Stock exchange rebounded at Thursday’s opening session after 9-day plunge due to the decrease in price of the crude oil barrel below $ 60. The benchmark EGX30 went up by 3.11 percent. The index EGX30,...
Dec. 17, 18:30
CAIRO: Egypt’s cotton exports declined sharply by 41.1 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of the agriculture season of 2013/2014, said the Central Agency for Public Mobilization And Statistics (CAPMAS) in its...
Dec. 17, 17:15
CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) plunged in Wednesday’s closing session for second week due to the ongoing decrease in Gulf oil prices, which dropped below $60 per Brent crude barrel Wednesday. The benchmark index EGX30...