Jul. 04, 18:15
WASHINGTON: U.S.-led forces conducted 14 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and nine in Iraq on Friday, the task force conducting the operation said. The strikes in Syria included six around Hasaka, the...
Jul. 04, 17:30
CAIRO: Egypt’s former ambassador to Qatar Mohamed Awad has been appointed as the Egyptian consul in Mumbai, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Badr Abdel Atty said in a statement Saturday. The ministry has not appointed a successor...
Jul. 04, 17:15
TUNIS: Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday to give his government more powers following an Islamic militant attack on a beach hotel, where 38 foreign tourists, mostly Britons, were...
Jul. 03, 16:27
CAIRO: Egypt targets total investment worth 416.6 billion EGP ($53.9 billion,) during fiscal year 2015/2016, up from 353.7 billion EGP forecasted at the end of the previous fiscal year, Planning Ministry said in a Thursday...
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....
Foreign archaeological missions resume excavating Upper Egypt after 13-year ban
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
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...