Aug. 27, 18:40
CAIRO: Egypt welcomed a Wednesday peace deal signed by South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebels, emphasizing that the political will to uphold joint action and achieve the best interest of the people of South Sudan with its...
Aug. 27, 18:23
CAIRO: Sherif Fathy, former consultant at EgyptAir Holding Company, was appointed Thursday as the head of the company by Minister of Civil Aviation Hossam Kamal. The minister accepted the resignation of Sameh al-Hefny from his...
Aug. 27, 18:04
CAIRO: Five suspects have been referred Thursday to a military court over charges of targeting Karnak temple of Luxor in June, according to a statement from the Attorney General’s office. On June 10, a suicide bomber blew...
Aug. 27, 16:21
CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) rallied at the close Thursday’s close, on the back of the global and Arab stock markets’ recovery. Pushed by institutions’ purchases, the benchmark index EGX30 climbed 2.99 percent to end at...
Aug. 27, 16:15
CAIRO: Egypt will accept higher moisture levels in government tenders to buy wheat for one year after an initial exemption expires at the end of August, its supply minister said on Thursday. The decision was taken to ensure...
Aug. 27, 15:39
CAIRO: Egypt will ban export of all types of rice as of Sept. 1, amid efforts to meet an increasing local consumption, Trade and Industry Ministry announced in a Thursday statement in the official gazette. “This decision is...
Cabinet issues law prohibiting cheating on exams
Street vendors removed from pedestrian bridge in Qalubiya
Timeline: Egypt’s road to nuclear power
Egyptian javelin thrower wins silver at world championships
Pharmacist detained for criticizing Sovaldi
Wreckage of 10 sunken ships in Alexandria Port removed
Aug. 26, 12:49
CAIRO: The tomb of Tutankhamun will be closed for renovation starting from Oct. 1, Director of Upper Egypt Antiquities Department Sultan Eid told Youm7. “The Pharaoh’s mummy will be carefully preserved in a temporary glass...
Aug. 25, 17:52
CAIRO: Egypt’s antiquities minister says the long-planned Grand Egyptian Museum will have an independent, international directorship in an effort to overcome bureaucracy. Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty said Tuesday the...
Aug. 23, 11:21
CAIRO: Egypt has halted all dealings with UK’s Northampton Museum over its “unethical role” in the sale of the Sekhemka statue, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Al Damaty announced Saturday. “The sale of the statue is an indelible...