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24 mins ago

Business
US dollar rate inches up Tuesday

The US dollar exchange rate against the Egyptian pound currency increased in several Egyptian banks on Tuesday morning. According to the latest price updates, the price of the dollar in the National Bank of Egypt (NBE), Banque Misr, the Bank of ... Read More

22 hours ago

Science
AUC at the forefront of sustainable 'green' colleges: Princeton Review Guide

The American University in Cairo (AUC) was the only higher education institution outside of United States and Canada, to be listed by the Princeton Review’s 2017 Green Colleges Guide, for the third year in a row, cementing its status among the ... Read More

23 hours ago

Culture
‘Sheikh Jackson’ star El-Fishawy faces prosecution over 'contempt of religion’

A Cairo prosecutor has summoned the lead actor of the recently-released Egyptian film “Sheikh Jackson,” Ahmed El-Fishawy, for questioning over accusations of “contempt of religion”. The complaint was filed by a lawyer who accused El-Fishawy of portraying religious clerics as ... Read More

3 days ago

Life & Style
Sharm el-Sheikh’s Soho Square prepares for Christmas celebrations

Sharm el-Sheikh’s Soho Square began preparations for Christmas and New Year’s Eve with lights being put up to attract tourists to the areas. South Sinai Governor Major General Khaled Fouda launched the preparations on Friday night, with the participation of ... Read More