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5 days ago

Business
Saudi Arabia creating $2.7B entertainment investment company

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is creating an entertainment investment company as the deeply conservative kingdom loosens the reins on fun. The kingdom’s Public Investment Fund announced Wednesday it will develop the new company with an initial capitalization of 10 ... Read More

5 days ago

Science
French woman starts initiative to protect Luxor's Nile from contamination

A young French woman living in Luxor is beginning a clean water campaign initiative, along with her friends, to prevent solid waste in Egypt’s Nile. “My love for Egypt and its Pharonic civilization prompted me to leave France and come live ... Read More

22 hours ago

Culture
Star of Sheikh Jackson apologizes to El-Gouna Film Festival for indecent remark

Following his “indecent” remark about El-Gouna Film Festival’s display screen, the star of the renowned Egyptian film Sheikh Jackson Ahmed Al Fishawy broadcast on Saturday night a video expressing an apology. On the video posted on his Instagram account, he ... Read More

21 hours ago

Life & Style
Campaign to encourage Russian tourists back to Egypt: Tourism expert

The Ministry of Tourism has launched a new campaign titled Lift up your Ban to encourage Russian tourism back to Egypt, tourism expert Dr Randa al-Adawi said in press statements. The campaign’s idea is to allow the voices of Egyptian ... Read More