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The Ministry of Electricity is considering a suggestion to sell state-owned Telecom Egypt’s 45-percent share in Vodafone Egypt to a “sovereign” governmental body, a source at the Ministry of... Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 14:44
Egypt's tourism minister hopes to fully revive one of the country's most vital industries by next April but persuading the world that it is safe to visit the ancient pyramids or Red Sea resorts after three years... Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 14:39
World Bank graph on Egypt loans
The Egyptian government on Thursday refused a conditional loan worth US$430 million from the World Bank to finance the electricity linkage project with Saudi Arabia at a cost of $1.6 billion, an official... Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 12:19
The terrorist Agnad Masr group has claimed responsibility for the Cairo University blast that occurred on Wednesday. The group issued statement on its Twitter account saying, “As part of the ‘Retaliation is... Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 11:26
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News

An Egyptian woman waves a national flag as machineries are driven during an upgrading project on the Suez Canal, in Ismailia port city, northeast of Cairo, 12 August 2014.
Workers at the new Suez Canal project found Thursday the remains of another soldier during dredging works.   Brig. Gen. Kamel al-Wazir, head of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces, said the remains of Mohamed Naguib Mohamed al-Sayed,...

World

A burnt tank belonging to the Ukrainian forces, according to locals, is seen outside the village of Mnogopolye, southeast from Donetsk September 5, 2014.
The burnt-out remains of dozens of tanks and armored vehicles in fields near this small village bear witness to the ferocity of a battle that turned...
Woman runs for safety during gunfire in Bangui, Central Africa
Gunmen have killed at least 30 people in fresh attacks this week in the strife-torn Central African Republic, UN peacekeepers said on Thursday....
Islamic State fighters
Air strikes by US-led forces have killed 553 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria, a monitoring group which...

Economy

The Egyptian stock exchange closed on a negative note with the benchmark index EGX30 slightly decreasing by 0.17 percent to record 8,797.29 points on a turnover of LE680 million.   While, the EGX30 was up 2.37 percent this week, the market...

Culture

“Al-Ins wal Djinn” (Man and Demon) did well at its time of release in 1985, probably due to its high-profile cast that includes regionally-revered comedian Adel Imam playing against type, and a young, anorexic-looking Yousra.
Broadcast rights of 200 Egyptian movies and plays have been illegally sold to an Arab channel by a scammer, the Chamber of Cinema Industry at the...
When the refined Lotus Abdel Kerim regrettably gave me her lavishly elegant book “Journey in Search of Myself: Story of a Life” I felt...
A story-telling performance entitled 'There You Go Man' will be held on 24 October on the stage of Rawabet theatre in Downtown, organized by...