The World Bank
In a study conducted for Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Turkey on the economic impact of the war in Syria and the rise of IS, the World Bank said the two crises cost these countries US$35 billion until mid-2014... Friday, 19 December, 2014 - 19:07
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told Xinhua News agency on Thursday that Egypt looks forward to developing strategic relations with Beijing and looks up to China and its history of successful development. “... Friday, 19 December, 2014 - 18:20
The Iron and Steel Factory workers threatened to take action if the management does not provide coal to run the fourth furnace that was stopped. Mostafa Nayed of the workers committee said the workers' three-month... Friday, 19 December, 2014 - 16:12
site for Egypt's planned nuclear reactor in Dabaa, Marsa Matrouh
Official sources said Egypt has received offers from Russia and China for the tender of the Dabaa nuclear power plant, which the government is reviewing among other offers from the United States and Europe. Speaking on... Friday, 19 December, 2014 - 16:08
The World Bank
site for Egypt's planned nuclear reactor in Dabaa, Marsa Matrouh

News

Egyptian prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab held a ministerial meeting for discussing a proposed plan to develop slums in downtown Cairo, known as Maspero Triangle. Minister of Urban Development Laila Iskander asserted there will not be "a forced eviction...

World

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Only an "earthquake" can change FIFA's decision to hold the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Friday. "It...
Police stand guard during a re-election campaign event of Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki in Sidi Bouzid December 17, 2014.
In the corner of his office, Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi keeps a bust of Habib Bourguiba, who led the country in 1957 after its...
1 OF 3. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (L) prepare to shake hands, as EU envoy Catherine Ashton watches, before a meeting in Vienna November 20, 2014.
 Iran has continued to meet commitments under an interim nuclear agreement with six world powers, a confidential U.N. agency report showed...

Economy

Egyptian shares have recovered during Thursday's session part of their large losses from the previous two days, following the Arab markets rebound, dealers said.   The EGX30 Index soared 3.39 percent to record 8,399.89 points. Meanwhile,...

Culture

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...
The Goethe Institut and the Infinity Group are holding a training workshop for amateur photographers on Sunday. Photographers will be trained on the...
Singer Hamza Namira
Hamza Namira’s recently launched album "Esmaani" [Listen to Me] scored more than six million views on YouTube, whos popularity has...

Life Style

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...
A woman lies in the grass reading a book and listening to music at Columbia University in New York, April 14, 2014.
CREDIT: REUTERS/CARLO ALLEGRI
The White House on Friday released a draft of its plan to rate U.S. colleges and tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to pull...
Dog skin produced by Chinese factories is used to make gloves, shoes and other products destined for export, footage provided to Reuters by an animal...