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1 day ago

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

24 hours ago

Sunken vessels dating back to Roman era discovered in Alexandria

The wreckages of three vessels dating back to the Roman era were discovered during excavations in the Mediterranean Sea carried out by an Egyptian mission in cooperation with the European Institute for Underwater Archaeology at the Eastern Port of Alexandria, ... Read More

2 days ago

‘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

6 hours ago

Life & Style
Pole dancing empowers women in Egypt

Manar El Mokadem moves suggestively along the pole, climbing up and spinning down again, landing on her glass high heels. The class instructor climbs up the pole yet again and splits her legs in the air. The class applauds. El ... Read More