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23 hours ago

Business
GDP likely to hit 5.25 percent in fiscal year 2017/18: Finance Minister

Egypt aims to accomplish sustainable economic development with an expectation that it will increase its gross domestic product (GDP) up to 6 per cent in the long term, Minister of Finance, Amr al-Garhy, said Monday, in the Euromoney Egypt conference ... Read More

19 hours ago

Science
Burglars break into Mohammed Ali Pasha palace

Burglars broke into Mohammed Ali Pasha palace Tuesday after they unlocked the office door of the trustees and stole keys for other rooms in the palace. The committee responsible for inaugurating Mohammed Ali Pasha palace in Shubra area, Cairo, announced ... Read More

21 hours ago

Culture
Andrea Bocelli prays at Jordan River site of Jesus’ baptism

Italian star tenor Andrea Bocelli made a pilgrimage to the traditional site of Jesus’ baptism Monday, praying for peace as he stood on the edge of the River Jordan. Bocelli, 58, who is blind, was guided by a priest who ... Read More

20 hours ago

Life & Style
How one Dubai running club sparked a fitness craze

It’s 35 degrees Celsius on the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha, and a group of women wearing tiny shorts and Lycra vests are about to jog with men around a public park in Dubai. My feelings of apprehension are twofold. ... Read More