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, 19:37
LONDON: An Iranian aid ship has reached the outskirts of Djibouti’s port and is waiting for a permit to enter after Tehran agreed to an international inspection of the vessel with goods for Yemen, an activist on board...
May. 21, 18:41
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the visiting Iraqi leader, pledging to provide further assistance to the government battling an onslaught of the Islamic State group. Putin highlighted Russian investment in...
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...
May. 21, 15:00
CAIRO: Suez Canal revenues reached $422.1 million during April 2015 with a slight increase of $ 2 million compared with revenues a month earlier, the Egyptian Cabinet announced Thursday. During the first seven months of FY...
Student-athlete laments her expulsion after missing exams
Egypt plans to reduce FGM to 15% in 5 years
Delaying Egypt’s parliamentary elections: for best or worse?
Level of political engagement indicates government’s legitimacy: Baseera
Abou Trika files a lawsuit against seizing his assets
Gamaa Islamiyya members not to speak to media after arrest of Derbala: sources
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...