Russian tourism to Red Sea resorts has dropped by 50 percent over the past few weeks following a decline in the Russian ruble to the US dollar. The head of the Chamber of Tourism in the Red Sea Magdy Saleh has indicated... Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 17:40
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Economic Researcher Reda Eissa said that IS has not had a significant impact on the economy. He said the presence of IS in neighboring countries has only effected the tourism sector as loyal groups in Sinai were seized... Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 16:33
A group calling itself "Unknown Elements" has claimed responsibility for blocking the agricultural road of Cairo-Beni Suef. The incident occurred early on Saturday before the group escaped. They placed flaming... Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 16:10
The Interior Ministry denied news published on the British website of The Times newspaper regarding the detention of approximately 600 children between 14 and 17 years old in an underground prison affiliated with a... Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 15:02
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News

The period granted by the national committee on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to the five international consulting offices to present their studies on the project ended on Saturday. The technical tripartite committee is expected to meet during the...

World

Kenzo Tribouillard, AFP file picture| Guinean Red Cross workers wearing protective suits carry the corpse of a victim of Ebola in Macenta on November 21, 2014
 
 The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the...
Saudi police killed four "terrorists" Saturday in a Shiite village in an operation to arrest the people who shot dead a soldier there on...
 U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions after his end of the year press conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, December 19, 2014.
North Korea said U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander" and that it was wanted a...

Economy

Egypt's Finance Minister Hany Kadry Dimian talks during an interview with Reuters at his office in Cairo, October 23, 2014. Egypt could tap international bond markets to raise up to $1.5 billion next year to shore up its finances and is open to agreeing an International Monetary Fund loan package if needed, Dimian said on Thursday. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
Finance Minister Hany Qadry Dimian considers Fitch Ratings' decision to upgrade its evaluation of the Egyptian economy as an important positive step to boost investor confidence. The minister said that the move supports recent efforts by the...

Culture

Recovered paintings are pictured during a news conference at FBI Headquarters in Los Angeles, California December 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
An overseas tip investigators received six years after one of the biggest art heists in Los Angeles led to the return of nine stolen paintings,...
Six European, two Latin American and one African film have made the shortlist for the foreign language Oscar, announced in Los Angeles Friday. Films...
Umm Kulthum
Beit al-Sennari in Sayeda Zeinab is commemorating the 40th anniversary of Umm Kulthum's passing, who died on 3 February 1975. Khaled Azab of the...

Life Style

AFP | Rolene Strauss, the newly crowned Miss World 2014, gives a speech upon her arrival at OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg on December 20, 2014
South Africa on Saturday welcomed home Miss World winner Rolene Strauss with wild cheers and ululation. Hundreds turned up at O.R. Tambo...
© AFP/File | Close-up shows a strain of listeria bacteria in the laboratory of departmental analysis of the Channel in St Lo, western France on May 10, 2000
 
 
 
A listeria outbreak believed to originate from commercially packaged caramel apples has killed at least four people in the United States and sickened...
The elderly practicing rowing
You see a small boat from Al-Galaa Bridge. At first glance, they appear to be strong young men rowing, but if you look closer, you will see wrinkled...