Egypt approved new legal measures law toughening punishment of those who perform female circumcisions, raising the jail sentence to seven years from two, the state’s official gazette stated yesterday.
Germany will resume charter holidays to Sharm el Sheikh on Saturday, one year after the crash of a Russian plane in Sinai.
Latif Group signed a management deal on Monday that involves establishing the Ritz-Carlton hotel at the fascinating red- sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh in South Sinai.
Egyptian authorities have managed to recover 162 bodies form the sunken ship that was carrying Egyptian migrants in the Mediterranean.
Ruins of a 3200- year old temple, thought to belong to the reign of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II (1279 B.C. – 1213 B.C.), has been unearthed by a German-Egyptian archaeological mission, […]
Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum aid that the petroleum sector produced additional 330 million cubic feet of natural gas per day by the end of 20116 August.
Russia’s has lifted a ban it has imposed on Egyptian fruits and vegetables, according to Sputnik news agency.
Egypt’s President has announced that the Health Ministry has ended the waiting lists of Hepatitis C patients.
Egyptian squash stars Raneem El-Welily and Karim Abdel Gawad have claimed the women’s and men’s titles, respectively, at the Al-Ahram Squash Open in an all-Egyptian final round on Friday.
The Egyptian President has held a meeting with chairperson of the China Fortune Land Development Co., Ltd. (CFLD) Zhao Hongjing in the Egyptian Presidential Palace on Saturday.
Egyptian national team won over Italy with a 4:3 scoreline Thursday, FIFA stated on its website.
Egypt’s Transportation Minister Galal Said siad that in two weeks-time the country will commence the construction of the underground metro station in Zamalek neighborhood, part of Cairo’s third metro line, according […]
”During the past five years, foreign investors were still worrying how the Egyptian market will be performing. This year, as a foreign investment institution we are witnessing clear economic program […]
Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia signed an agreement to have a group of French forms conduct needed feasibility studies on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), according to state news agency MENA.
Latif Group of Companies signed a $600 deal to build and manage Ritz-Carlton Sharm el-Sheikh in Sinai.
The UK is supporting the strengthening and training of the Egyptian Armed Forces, the British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said in a statement issued on Monday.
Egypt will be getting the second batch of funding from the African Development Bank (ADB) by the end of the year, according to Layla el-Mokaddem, representative of the ADB in Egypt.
The Egyptian government asserts that there will be no increase in medical or educational services fees with the application of the new introduced value-added taxes.
The High Committee of the Legislative Reform of the Egyptian Cabinet is revising a proposed darft law criminalising information technology violations, according to Youm7.
The Prisons’ Authority announced it has pardoned 102 prisoners on occasion of Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice.)
Egypt plans to open Upper Egypt Mallawi Museum on Thursday after it has undergone restoration, according to Youm7.
Egyptian Armed forces acquired a license to import at least 18 million cans of baby formula to distribute among pharmacies nationwide with subsidized price to help overcome prevailing shortage.
Egyptian Rami Malak has honourably claimed Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role as the star of cyberspace security thriller Mr. Robot.
Egypt is set to open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza starting Wednesday for three days to facilitate the passage of returning Palestinian pilgrims from Saudi Arabia, according to Egyptian state television.
Egypt has raised its flag over the second Mistral helicopter carrier it acquires from France in a ceremony held Friday in the Atlantic coast port of Saint-Nazaire, according to Reuters.
Egypt is set to inaugurate a floating bridge linking between Port Said and Port Fouad cities in north-eastern Egypt, in December 2016, according to governor Adel el Ghadban.
A new, huge shopping mall, one of the biggest in the Middle East and North Africa will open in Egypt in March next year, financed by Majid Al-Futtaim.
Secretary-General of Egypt’s parliament,Ahmed Saadeddin, stated details of the celebration event at Sharm el- Sheikh marking the 150th anniversary of the inception of parliamentary life in Egypt.
Egypt is set to sign a 500 million euro agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs), in the second half of October, according to […]
Go-Go Car is a new ride sharing application and creative solution for Egypt’s transportation issues, that seeks to make traveling around Egypt way more easier through carpooling.
Egypt’s Education ministry has refuted media reports claiming that al Quds, the city of Jerusalem, is referred to as the capital city of Israel in students’ history books in Egypt.
Egypt’s petroleum sector has been providing the market with 1.1m LPG cylinders on a daily basis since September 1st, with an increase of 150,000 LPG cylinders compared to August, to avoid […]
Egyptian weightlifting star, Rehab Ahmed, has honourably claimed the silver medal at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Egypt’s weightlifter Sherif Osman has won a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games in the 59kg powerlifting category.
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr stated that Egypt will commence the implementation of a number of projects signed earlier between Egypt and Japan .
Turkish Airlines resumed its flights to Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh International Airport yesterday, after a 10- long suspension, following the Russian airplane crash over Sinai, according to a statement from the […]
Egypt’s Ministry of Finance expects to gather $173 billion in taxes within a year after the new Value-Added Tax Law is applied, according to the Ministry’s representative for taxation Mohamed Shawki Friday.
Egyptian Ministry of Environment announced that it has collected 11,000 tons of agricultural leftovers from all over areas in Mansoura city, Dakahlia to avoid the “black clouds” across the nation.
Who said entertainment is limited in Egypt? Among the many amazing and enriching entertainment and touristic areas across the country, there are 5 top fantastic places you can go to […]
The Ahram Open international squash tournament will be revived, holding new matches at Egypt’s Giza Pyramids this month after a 10-year hiatus.
Head of the Tourism Investors Association in the region, Adel Radi stated that hotel investments in the Marsa Alam region have reached EGP 15bn with more than 15,000 operational hotel rooms.
Egypt plans to import 50,000 tons of sugar with the aim of reducing current prices of sugar, according to head of grocery department at Giza Chamber of Commerce Yehya Kasseb.
The Egyptian government plans to hire a selection of private firms to manage the Pyramids complex in Giza, according to MENA.
Egyptians working at ministries, governmental institutions and state-owned bodies will be granted five days off work, that will be linked to the weekend days, to enjoy a good week- long holiday to be […]
Italian company Eni and the British company BP have both completed drilling of two wells in the South Baltim field, where the production platform is being prepared to link 350m cubic feet […]
Shell has discovered a new 500 billion cubic feet field of natural gas in Egypt’s Western Desert, announced Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell.
India plans to build a medical city is in Egypt, with a total amount of investment USD 1.6 billion, according to Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Commerce Tarek Kabil.
Egypt’s Central Bank (CBE) announced in a statement it released yesterday that its foreign exchange reserves increased by $1.028bn last month due to UAE deposit.
Over 500 men and women gathered in Cairo’s district of Zamalek on Friday to run 8 km in the Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt’s “Globeathon to End Female Cancer.”
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced that it will provide Egyptian banks with $120 million on Tuesday, after merging three weekly auctions into one.
Egypt’s stock exchange said in a statement on Wednesday saying that the country has sold 3-year treasury bonds worth 31 billion Egyptian pounds ($3.49 billion).
President Park Geun-hye announced that he’s seeking for more genuine cooperation with Egypt, specifically in the Middle East nation’s infrastructure development field, according to her office Cheong Wa Dae.
The airport was given the certificate by the Swiss company SGS after it has inspected conditions and performance of the airport and ensured its compliance with international standards.
China, Egypt’s biggest international partner forming 10% of the Egyptian commercial market, has rich trade with the country that has recently amounted to $13bn in 2015, an increase of 11% compared […]
KarmSolar for renewable energy is set to open and start operating the first solar-powered electricity station in Egypt on the 25th of September.
Egypt has signed a deal with Cyprus on Wednesday to start receiving from it natural gas via pipeline, once extraction starts of discoveries made off the Mediterranean island.
LiveScience announced that the skull of an ancient Egyptian mummy’s has been successfully reconstructed with forensic science and 3D printing, giving a clear glimpse of the individual’s life and death.
Shell Egypt has announced new natural gas discoveries in Egypt’s western desert, according to Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell.
Italian energy company Eni is working to increase production at Noras gas field to reach 1bn cubic feet of gas a day at the beginning of next year.
Ministry of Health has issued a statement announcing that it has successfully managed to treat 700,000 hepatitis C patients at state expenses and the health insurance system.
The European plans to fund two main development projects in Alexandria, namely the tram and the sewage system, according to Ambassador of European Union in Egypt James Moran.
Saudi Telecom and Lebara KSA will be sending representatives to visit Egypt this week to take part in talks regarding the possibility of obtaining a 4G licence, according to an official from Egypt’s […]
Dead sharks found recently on Egyptian shores in the city of Damietta belong to a species that is not the least dangerous and doesn’t attack humans, according to chief of a governmental committee assigned […]
Uber has removed the veil over its plan to invest EGP 500 million in Egypt, part of a EGP 2.2 billion investment budget it intends for the Middle East and North Africa region, […]
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.