Egypt has most lucrative financial tech. market in MENA with 74M potential users: Official report

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 05:22 GMT

Egypt has the “most promising, attractive, and lucrative” financial technology market in the MENA region, according to a Sunday report by the Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC).

Over 31M riders in MENA taken Uber's trips during 2021: Infographic

Sun, 30 Jan 2022 - 10:50 GMT

Since Uber’s launch in MENA, over 31 million riders have taken trips, and drivers have always been there to support, with 703,000 drivers in Egypt, 530,000 drivers in Saudi Arabia and 18,000 drivers in the UAE making a trip since launch using the Uber app.

Foreign Ministry: It is inappropriate to comment on Egyptian court rulings

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 09:44 GMT

Spokesperson for Egyptian Foreign Ministry Ahmed Hafez said that “it is in appropriate to comment or touch on Egyptian court rulings,” in response to a question about statements made by US State Department saying U.S. is disappointed by an Egyptian court’s sentencing.

Italy's Serie A to stream matches on YouTube in Middle East, North Africa

Fri, 13 Aug 2021 - 01:16 GMT

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the main TV international package still to be awarded by Serie A ahead of the season start.

Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry to receive his Jordanian counterpart Ayman al-Safadi in Cairo

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 - 08:41 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry will receive, Monday his Jordanian counterpart Ayman al-Safadi, in Cairo.

Egypt ranked among top 10 competitive MENA countries in business skills: Report

Sat, 17 Jul 2021 - 12:18 GMT

Egypt was ranked among the top 10 competitive countries in the Middle East and North Africa, and 47th out of 108 countries globally in the field of business skills

‘Google for Startups Accelerator’ in its 2nd edition calls MENA tech startups to apply

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 02:51 GMT

The first cohort included ten tech startups that have successfully graduated from the program.

IMF raises MENA growth forecast to 4%

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 01:14 GMT

Real GDP in the MENA region is now expected to grow 4 percent in 2021, up from the fund’s October projection of 3.2 percent.

Royal Parade reminds people of MENA of their ancient heritage, showcasing Egypt's cultural impact on region

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 03:07 GMT

Egypt’s Golden Parade has had strong ripples in the entire region of the Middle East and North Africa, reigniting national feelings in many countries in the area.

Shoukry: Egypt continues to adhere non-interference approach in solving Libyan crisis

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 02:38 GMT

Egypt confirmed the necessity of stopping hostilities, and not bypassing Sirte and Jufrah line in Libya, said Shoukry

Yemeni PM: Qatar is seeking to create chaos in Yemen

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 01:09 GMT

Yemeni Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed on Tuesday accused Qatar of working to spread chaos in his country, said Al Arabiya Al Hadath channel.

Egypt acquires lion's share of investment deals in MENA

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 03:04 GMT

Investments in Middle East and North African startups jumped 35 percent during the first half of the year with companies in the United Arab Emirates raising the bulk of the funding.

Egypt has largest share of startup investment deals in MENA region during 1Q 2020

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 12:31 GMT

Up to 40 deals have been struck during this period, the minister added during a meeting held via videoconferencing with the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt.

Hitting the Right Note in MENA

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 - 01:05 GMT

The global music streaming industry must remain in tune with local sensibilities to unlock the region’s tremendous growth potential, says Deezer CEO for MENA & Turkey, Tarek Mounir.

MENA Blockchain Hub: Blockchain in rise amid Egypt's interest in emerging technologies

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 - 08:15 GMT

Amid Egypt’s focus in artificial intelligence and blockchain during the third edition of World Youth Forum, MENA Blockchain Hub completed a year of success and achievements in the field of training for Blockchain and Fintech technologies in Egypt.

The Talent Hunters

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 - 07:05 GMT

Tania Fares and the Fashion Trust Arabia are looking for new Egyptian designers to mentor.

Sisi discusses MENA developments, joint cooperation with Greece, Cyprus

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 - 10:25 GMT

The three leaders ensured the importance of maintaining joint coordination and consultation and close cooperation among the three nations.

Pope Tawadros II meets British State Secretary for Middle East, North Africa affairs

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 10:52 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese on Sunday met with British Secretary of State for the Middle East and North Africa Affairs Andrew Morrison.

PICS: MENA region’s 1st E-Commerce Summit kicks off 2nd edition this September

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 - 03:05 GMT

The summit will bring together government and private sector under one roof to discuss 15 vital industries

Fortune of Nassef Sawiris rises by $1.5B in few months

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 03:56 GMT

The fortune of billionaire Nassef Sawiris rose by $1.5 billion to become $7.9 billion over the past few months.