May. 23, 15:05
CAIRO: Egypt will host a conference for Syrian opposition in June 8 and 9 under the supervision of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (ECFA.) “The conference will witness much wider participation from Syrian...
May. 23, 13:49
TEHRAN: Iranian state television is reporting that authorities in Djibouti have turned away aid plane for Yemeni refugees there. The report said the plane returned safely Saturday to Iran and that authorities hoped to make...
May. 23, 13:06
CAIRO: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia, warning that more “black days” loom ahead in a direct challenge to the rulers of the Sunni kingdom....
May. 23, 13:24
CAIRO: A total of 1,500 families have received keys to new low-income housing units in Cairo’s Badr City Saturday in presence of Egypt’s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahalb and Minster of Housing Mostafa Madbouly, Youm7 reported....
May. 22, 15:06
MILAN/CAIRO: Egypt is set to launch what will be a highly sought after tender in early June to buy up to $3 billion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) over 2016 and 2017, senior state officials and trade sources said. Egypt has...
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...
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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...