Egypt

Egypt's balance of payment records deficit of $8.6B in 2019/20

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 03:28 GMT

CBE noted in a report that the current account reached a deficit of $11.2 billion, compared to a$10.9 billion in FY 2018/2019 and $6 billion in FY 2017/2018.

In pics: Large project underway in Luxor to protect residents from torrential rain damages

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 02:24 GMT

A new national project is being built to protect residents of mountainous areas in Luxor from the severe damage caused by the winter season.

Egypt is an important country for Romania in MENA: Romanian Ambassador

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 01:27 GMT

In his statements to MENA, Stuparu added that political dialogue between the two countries helps enhance bilateral relations.

"Cairo Bank" opens its doors for its first digital branches in Mall of Egypt on October 6th

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 01:00 GMT

Fayed: We are keen to provide a more sophisticated banking experience for our customers. And they continue to apply the latest standards used globally to meet their needs.

Egypt’s tourism revenues hit $9.9B in 2019/2020

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 11:51 GMT

CBE clarified in a report that the decline in the travel receipts caused a drop in the services surplus by 31.2 percent to reach $9 billion in 2019/20, compared to $13 billion in prior year.

Shoukry asserts Egypt's support for Bahrain, Gulf's security, stability

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 10:18 GMT

This came during his meeting with Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif al-Zayani in Cairo.

Egypt detects 370 new coronavirus cases, 14 deaths

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 09:59 GMT

Khaled Megahed said 14 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 6,650.

Egypt's Local development minister directs action to enforce winter closure times

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 09:56 GMT

Shaarawy has directed governors to act to ensure stores abide by new rules of closure during winter.

Egypt hands down sentences of imprisonment ranging from 1 to 7 yrs against 12 defendants in ‘Cabinet Incidents’ case

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 08:59 GMT

In the retrial, the court also fined the convicts LE17,622,022 (US$ 1,1 million), meanwhile, four other defendants were acquitted.

Egyptian, Greek naval forces carry out naval training in the Mediterranean

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 07:15 GMT

The joint military exercises were conducted in light of enhancing and supporting military cooperation relations, transfer and exchange of experiences between both countries, the statement said.

Egypt to issue law criminalizing child marriage by 2021

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 05:28 GMT

Egypt’s government is planning on issuing a law criminalizing child marriage, as well as stiffening the penalty for girls’ early marriage, to include everyone involved in the crime as the father or the girls’ guardian.

Sisi discusses latest developments in Palestinian issue with King of Jordan by phone

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 04:11 GMT

The two sides reviewed the developments of the Palestinian issue, as they exchanged views on how to reach a solution to the current situation regarding the peace process.

Initiative launched to raise Egyptians’ awareness on wearing masks when using metro, train

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Ministry of Transport launched an initiative to raise awareness on the necessity of wearing masks while using the metro or the train for daily travels.

NEA announces results of 1st phase of house run-off

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 03:44 GMT

Head of the National Election Authority (NEA) Counselor Lashin Ibrahim announced, that nearly five million Egyptian participated in the first stage of the House run-off elections.

Attempt to smuggle 11M drug tablets in container thwarted

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 03:24 GMT

Ministry of Interior managed to thwart an attempt to smuggle 11 million tablets of Captagon drug inside a container in Damietta Sea Port as part of the efforts of the ministry’s agencies to combat crimes in all its forms.

Nov. 30 marks deadline for applying to the “Start Your Dream” workshop

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 02:35 GMT

The Artistic House of Theater announced that November 30 is the deadline for receiving applications for those wishing to enroll in the fourth batch acceptance tests of the free "Start Your Dream" workshop.

Mashat: COVID-19 accelerated reforms to eliminate gender gap, empower women

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 02:05 GMT

Egypt’s International Cooperation Minister Rania Mashat assured, on Monday, that women's empowerment is a key factor in the implementation of the national development plan that Egypt seeks to carry out.”

AIDS infection rate in Egypt does not exceed 0.02%: Health Ministry

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 01:47 GMT

Up to 13,000 Egyptians are living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) as revealed by Ministry of Health and Population, Monday.

Houthis commit 'crimes' against civilians in Yemen: Egypt’s FM

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 11:57 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry condemned Houthi militias actions against civilians in Yemen and described it as ‘crimes.’

Egypt registers 358 new coronavirus cases with 15 deaths

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 11:40 GMT

Health Ministry said 15 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 6,636.

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