The Ministry of Solidarity plans to include additional 172,000 families from Upper Egypt’s Qena to the state health care program, the ministry announced.
Egyptian Armed Forces Arming Authority is negotiating to obtain biometric devices responsible for the entry and exit of airport employees.
Sharm El-Sheikh will be hosting Arab and European Film Festival, the first edition of which is scheduled to take place during the period between 25 February and 3 March 2017, according […]
Egypt’s agriculture ministry has decided that it will no longer permit wheat shipments with any traces of ergot, applying the decision retroactively, agriculture minister has stated.
Egyptian squash players Nouran Gohar and Ramy Ashour won the 2016 Hong Kong Open, each earning the top prize.
Egypt’s Giza Zoo received two newborn Kudus, scimitar oryx and three baby deer, according to a report published by Youm7 paper.
For the first time in history, old Egyptian hieroglyphs texts have been translated into Modern English and published in book by a Cambridge academic.
Egypt is considering the introduction of rainmaking technology, also known as cloud seeding with the aim of availing another water source to cater for the needs of the country.
Representatives from the United Nations Development Program and those from the Egyptian government have met to discuss a new 15- year national plan for development that includes targets to work towards for […]
Over 2,000 Egyptian pilgrims have left to Saudi Arabia to perform the holly pilgrimage of Hajj, set to start on the 9th of September in the holly city of Mecca.
Turkish Airlines is set to resume services to the fascinating Egyptian Red- Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh next month.
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr will sign a new deal with Italian Ambassador in Cairo, to get a new grant from Italy to develop new education systems in Egypt.
Egyptian and India plan to increase the size of bilateral trade exchange between the two nations to reach $8 billion by the year 2017, according to a statement by a member of Parliament […]
Russia plans to send a trial flight carrying a number of experts to Egypt to check security measures, a move seen to be followed by possible resumption of Russian flights to Egypt, […]
A new water pipeline will be developed in the newly-inaugurated the El-Galala Mountain touristic area on the Red Sea, according to an official at the Housing Ministry.
Japan will provide Egypt with a USD 451 million- worth loan to fund the construction of remaining parts of the long awaited Grand Egyptian Museum, according to Egypt’s cabinet.
Egyptian Authorities have managed to save 48 rare artifacts that date back to Mohamed Ali Pasha Dynasty from being smuggled to on board of a U.S.- bond container with a man at Damietta […]
Egypt has dug 1,000 out of 1,380 fish basins on the banks of Suez Canal, as an implementation of the first phase of the fish farming project that has been earlier planed.
Egypt’s synchronized swimming team has managed to beat the Australian team at the current Rio Olympics, finishing seventh overall with 155.5505 points.
A new Siwa river locomotive is to start operating to transport cargo between Egypt and Sudan through the river Nile, according to Minister of Transport Galal el-Saaed.
Moody’s Investors Service predicts a 4.2 growth in the Egyptian economy during the period between 2016 through 2020, according to a report it has issued lately.
Hedaya Malak has won Egypt’s 3rd Bronze Medal at Rio Olympics after defeating Belgium’s Raheleh Asemani in the bronze-medal event of the women’s 57kg Taekwondo event.
Egypt inked a deal to get $2 billion central bank deposit from Saudi Arabia, according to International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr.
Egypt’s Minister for International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr said that the United Nations has granted $736 million to be used in executing key development projects in Egypt over the coming four years.
At least 1,933 local and foreign tourists have arrived in red sea resorts of Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada on 25 EgyptAir flights during the past hours, according to a Youm7 report.
Egypt has paid Russia one billion rubles to start receiving the first batch of liquefied gas provided by Rosneft Company.
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) is keeping the Egyptian pound steady at 8.78 per dollar at its weekly foreign currency auction yesterday
Egypt’s famous Giza Pyramids are undergoing complete renovation with the aim of making it more accessible and attractive for tourists.
Egypt’s Zamalek Sports Club has reached the semi final of the CAF Champions League after beating Enyimba FC 1-0 yesterday on the Petro Sport Stadium of Alexandria.
The delegation of Russian experts, expected to arrive Egypt’s Sharm el- Shaikh on the 28th of this month, shall be issuing a report following the inspection procedures that will include their […]
Cairo-Suez Highway will start operating on the 6th of October this year, in celebration of victory of the 1973 war against the occupation forces of Israel.
After long and strong struggle, and despite persisting challenges, unemployment rate in Egypt has dropped, reaching 12.5 percent in the second quarter of Fiscal Year of 2016/2017 (April to June).
The number of Ukrainian tourists visiting Egypt has jumped 33 percent over the past period between January and June, compared to the same period last year, according to the head of the International Tourism sector Mohamed […]
Egyptian weightlifting star, Mohamed Ehab, won bronze medals in Rio Olympics, which earned him a $1000- worth prize from the Egyptian Olympics Committee.
ِEgypt’s team has maintained its fifth rank in the monthly ranking report issued by the International Federation of Football “FIFA”.
Forbes Middle East has announced a new list of Egypt’s most promising startups, including a list classifying the top 20 startups, selected from more than 350.
The Pharaohs scored mesmerising victory, their first in men’s volleyball and handball matches at the Rio 2016 Olympics on Tuesday night.
Turkish Airlines has officially stated yesterday that it will be resuming its flights to Sharm El-Sheikh starting next month, Turkish Dogan news agency said in a published report.
Egyptian rowing star Abdel Khalek Elbana has honourably qualified for the semi-finals of the men’s single scull rowing event at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
“Know Your Rights and Duties” initiative, launched three years ago in Alexandria, is holding premarital seminars for couples and newlyweds with the aim of reducing persisting high divorce rates in Egypt.
Siemens’ first power plant in Egypt will start operating in December at a capacity of 4,440 mega watts; according to Prime Minister Sherif Ismail.
Egyptian swimming star Farida Osman has managed yesterday to reach the semi-finals of the 100-meter butterfly swim event in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Kuwait Projects Management (KPM) has finalised talks to purchase a tourist residential project in Egyptian fancy city of Sharm El-Sheikh, according to KPM’s vice chief executive Dani Khalil announced Monday.
Egypt’s Suez Canal revenues have jumped 4% to reach $3.2 billion during the period between January and August 2016, despite the decline in international maritime trade has declined which reached 14 percent, according to Suez […]
Egyptian rowing stars Nadia Negm and Abdel Khalek Elbana have managed to reach the quarter finals in their respective rowing competitions at the Rio Olympics.
Alexandria tramway network, which consists of 20 lines and serves 140 stops, will soon include 15 new trams, according to statements by the head of the General Authority for Passenger Transport […]
Egypt’s top Muslim Shaikhs and Clerics plan to team up and found an academy specialized in training preachers that will be part of the government’s campaign against religious extremism/
Russia handed Egyptian Navy forces Molniya RKA 32, one of the most advanced vessels in the Russian navy, Egypt’s military said in an official statement.
The Egyptian government has approved a draft law to establish Egypt’s first space agency in history.
A report released monthly by IHS Markit in cooperation with Emirates NBD stated that business conditions have “deteriorated to the least extent since the contraction started in October 2015” showing signs recovery.
Egyptian Noble Laureate Ahmed Zewail has passed away Tuesday at the age of 70 in U.S..
Egypt’s Grand Museum (EGM) has received 15 wooden pieces of the Khufu ship, making the total number of wooden pieces sent to the museum reached 404 pieces so far, according to the […]
Egypt is set to launch its first phase of a multilingual website that will work on promoting the country’s tourism sector, according to Egypt’s Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed.
Egypt will be hosting the 21st Euromoney Conference, scheduled to take place during the period between 19 and 20 September and expected to witness the participation of the country’s International Cooperation […]
The electronics research institute has signed a cooperation agreement with Eitesal firm to develop the electronics industry in Egypt.
Six Chinese Female Artists launched an exhibition showing their paintings that beautifully depicts Egypt through their eyes.
Egyptian Minister of Culture Helmy al-Namnam has approved a decision involving the establishment of a library in Cairo to be affiliated to the Federation of Arab Journalists, according to Youm7.
Egyptian Minister of Antiquities plans to reopen the historic late King Farouk’s resting house in Helwan city tomorrow, Tuesday, August 2nd.
A British parliamentary delegation has just concluded its four- day visit to Egypt’s Sharm el Shaikh, hailing the safety of the city.
For the first time in history, a new comic in Egypt, available to the public through Koshk, tells the story of the female superhero gaining powers and uses them to achieve […]
The Premenant Committee of Coptic and Islamic Antiquities has approved a new project to be launched by Alexandria Bibliotheca to restore 17 manuscripts and archeological copies of the Holy Quran that […]
Weightlifter Abeer Abdelrahman has become the first-ever Egyptian woman athlete to win an Olympic medal, after the disqualification of three athletes from the 2012 London Olympics over doping offenses.
Mahatat, a Cairo-based social and cultural enterprise founded in 2011, has managed in just two days to revive the deserted yet beautiful spaces in Egypt’s Port Said through art in its program […]
Egypt has announced the end of waiting lists of Hepatitis C patients, according to Minister of Health Ahmed Emad el-Din.
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation will be visiting Egypt on Friday to discuss a multi-billion dollar loan.
The development of Safaga Port project will be concluded maximum by September with a total cost of 510 million EGP, according to head of the Red Sea Ports Authority Hisham Abu Senna.
Egyptian photographer Mohamed Abdel Gawad has managed to claim in “Photo and Story” UNESCO contest, which was held in 2015 as part of a campaign called “United with the heritage.”
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) plans to start pumping $120 million into Egyptian banks, amidst fears of devaluation of Egyptian pound against the U.S. dollar.
The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co (EGAS) is set to offer international tender to import a number of cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG), according to an official from Egyptian Ministry of […]
American superstar Tom Hanks hailed Egyptian movie CLASH which will be released in Egypt on July 27, congratulating his director, Mohamed Diab, for his great work.
Egypt’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Yasser Al-Qadi is meeting with a delegation from TRANSSION Holdings, including owner of Tecno Mobile, the coming period to discuss opportunities to locally manufacture mobile phones, […]
Egypt will send a delegation to Washington to participate in a meeting that seeks to root out extremist groups and outline a full media strategies for international anti-Islamic State group coalition in Washington, according to […]
A delegation of Kuwaiti Fund for Development is in Egypt to discuss the project of setting up a water treatment plant in East of Port Said, according to an official from […]
90 percent of the food commodities are to be exempted from the value-added tax (VAT), which is set to be applied later this year after the parliament’s consent, according to Egypt’s Finance […]
Crowned most recently as Miss Italy, beauty queen Alice Sabatani, visited the Giza Pyramids on Tuesday, as part of her tourist tour in the country, according to a report by Youm7.
The standing committee of Antiquities has officially ordered the documentation of all archaeological sites across the country on satellite maps.
Cairo General Directorate of the Crime Investigation has embarked on a new detention campaign to eliminate the negative phenomenon of street vendors in Ramses st. downtown.
Egypt will send a group of nuclear scientists to Canada to train at Canadian universities to participate their expertise in the project of establishing the Dabaa nuclear plant, according to Manpower […]
Egypt’s Ministry of Social Solidarity is currently working on documenting contracts between non-governmental organizations and the ministry for sending 10,000 Egyptians to Saudi Arabia for performing pilgrimage (Hajj),
Egypt will be receiving $ 1.5 billion from the World Bank and the African Development Bank once the House of Representatives pass the bill of value-added tax, according to a governmental official.
Imprisoned Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid “Shawkan” has earned 2016 International Press Freedom Awards, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
The Manpower Committee at Egypt’s House of Representatives will meet today to consider raising the minimum state pension to 15 percent.
Egyptian ambassador Moushira Khattab has been officially nominated by Egypt for the post of director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO,) Prime Minister Sherif Ismail announced Yesterday.
Zain, a Kuwaiti mobile and data services company, seeks to obtain a 4G license in Egypt, and is trying to get certification from the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
The Egyptian cabinet has decided that the new value-added tax (VAT) bill, which will be presented to parliament, does not include any new VATs on fuel, according to Egypt’s state owned MENA agency.
Egypt has approved and adopted five drug protocols, out of six worldwide, to be used in healing Genotype 4 of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) that exists in the country, according […]
Egyptian authorities have announced that Muslim preachers would be required to give out identical pre-written weekly sermons.
Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has released a report showing that 300, 000 more Egyptians joined the internet market in April.
The British Petroleum (BP) firm, the international oil giant, has started working on the first drilling of the first deep target exploration gas well (Mocha-1) in El Matariya onshore concession area in […]
Sand burial therapy, among other aspects of medical tourism in Egypt will be introduced in Siwa Oasis follwoing Eid el-Fitr holidays, with patients burying themselves up to their necks for desert sand […]
The Egyptian Museum hosted two exhibitions depicting King Khufu’s papyruses as well as replicas and books offered by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities.
Khaled Al-Sabra, Cairo Metro managing director, has announced that three lines of Cairo Metro will operate daily from 5:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. of the following day.
The fin whale, the second biggest animal in the world, was found at Egypt’s Marina resort on the north coast Tuesday and Wednesday, and the Environment Ministry has affirmed that it […]
Egypt’s national team has jumped to the 43rd place in FIFA’s global rankings of national teams in July, compared to its June ranking at 45.
China Fortune Land Development, a major industrial developer in China has expressed its great interest in investing in the Egyptian market by establishing and managing industrial and technological areas.
The state-run MENA quoted Russian Ministry of Industry has published a report indicating that the capital money invested in the Russian industrial zone in eastern Port Said project is expected […]
Reem Kassem is selected to be the first Egyptian and Arab woman who qualifies for the 10km open water swimming event at the Olympics.
Eight of the purchased planes will be financed by Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
A new report by BMI and published on the World Economic Fourm’s website identifies Egypt as one of the ’10 emerging markets of the future.’
Egypt has managed to fulfil 85% of Russia’s demands with regard to aviation safety so that to move ahead with efforts to resume flights, speaker of the Egyptian parliament Ali Abdel Aal said […]