Mar. 04, 18:18
UDHAIM DAM, Iraq: Wearing military fatigues and a white turban, the Shiite cleric gave an eve-of-battle address to Iran-backed fighters preparing to attack Islamic State militants in Tikrit, praising them for defending their...
Mar. 04, 18:15
CAIRO: Some 400 divers will participate in a June event to clean the bottom of the Red Sea in Egypt, breaking the Guinness World Record of 300 divers in United Arab Emirates, MENA reported Wednesday. “This international event...
Mar. 04, 18:07
RAMALLAH, West Bank: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of “gangsterism” on Wednesday over its decision to withhold the transfer of more than $100 million a month in tax revenues it collects on the...
Mar. 04, 12:30
CAIRO: Egypt’s foreign reserves rose by $26 million to $15.455 billion at February-end, up from $15. 4 billion at the end of January, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced on its official website late Tuesday. At the end...
Mar. 04, 12:25
CAIRO: A long-anticipated unified investment law has been adopted by the Cabinet, and Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab headed to meet with President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi for ratification Wednesday, Youm7 reported. The new law...
Mar. 04, 10:58
CAIRO: Suez Canal revenues recorded $3.267 billion during first seven months of FY 2014/2015 (to end June30), the official statistical bulletin of the canal announced Wednesday. In August, revenues from the canal hit an...
Postponement of student union election stirs controversy
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Mar. 04, 13:47
CAIRO: A 3,400 year-old “royal rest house” was unearthed during excavation work carried out at the ancient fortified city of Tell Habua near the Suez Canal, according to an official statement on the Antiquities Ministry’s...
Mar. 03, 14:59
CAIRO: A 3,500-year-old tomb of “the gatekeeper of God Amun” has been unearthed in the west bank of Luxor, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty announced Tuesday. The tomb was accidentally discovered during cleaning and...
Mar. 01, 16:45
CAIRO: The Monastery of St. Macarius may be listed on a Coptic Heritage List days after photos circulated in mass media showing monks lying before a bulldozer to prevent a governmental road-building project. “An ad hoc...