dollar vs Egyptian pound
Following the shift in monetary policy, the Egyptian Pound is now more likely to encourage portfolio flows as the move is projected to help to ease a key constraint on a lasting recovery in the Egyptian asset market,... Thursday, 29 January, 2015 - 15:54
Ahmed Abul Nazr, chairman of Nahdet Masr Party
A political party leader has urged President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to use his legislative powers to champion his proposition of cancelling parliamentary immunity starting from the upcoming elections slated for 22 March-7... Thursday, 29 January, 2015 - 15:32
Dar al-Ifta will start an international campaign next year that aims to correct Islam’s image abroad via several channels like convoys of clerics that tour the five continents, according to the Mufti Shawqy... Thursday, 29 January, 2015 - 15:06
World leaders head to Saudi to meet new King Salman
As Saudi Arabia announced last Friday both the death of its 10-year ruler, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, and the coronation of his brother, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, Egypt’s presidency announced its “... Thursday, 29 January, 2015 - 14:25
dollar vs Egyptian pound
Ahmed Abul Nazr, chairman of Nahdet Masr Party
World leaders head to Saudi to meet new King Salman

News

Giza governorate local authorities decided to remove ads for al-Araby Channel, a Qatari channel which began broadcasting from London a few days ago.   Governor of Giza Ali Abdel Rahman told Al-Masry Al-Youm that local authorities removed four...

World

Mazen Alotaibi listens to comments by his defense attorney during jury selection in Las Vegas on Oct. 23, 2013. | AP
A Saudi Air Force sergeant convicted in the rape of a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas casino hotel was sentenced on Wednesday to 35 years to life in...
1 OF 20. Hostages run past a police officer (C) near Lindt Cafe in Martin Place in central Sydney December 16, 2014.
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A hostage who died during a siege in a downtown Sydney cafe was killed when she was struck by fragments of a bullet fired from a police officer...
Libyan Red Crescent workers prepare parcels of food aid to be delivered to civilians fleeing violence in the eastern city of Benghazi, in Misrata November 4, 2014.
 
 A power struggle between two rival governments that threatens to tear Libya apart has started to take its toll on Misrata, an important...

Economy





Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) has said that increase of cash on markets would lead to its usage in terrorist purposes adding that government is mulling decision to a timeline on limiting use of cash.   During a press conference on...

Culture

A pile of books
Speed reading has been around for more than half a century, but new apps are bringing the technique into the digital age, helping users breeze...
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has opened the 46th session of Cairo International Book Fair.   The opening was attended by Culture Minister Gaber...
Odeon Cinema will screen a special showing next Sunday evening of the documentary film “The Mulberry House” (Bayt al-Toot) at al-...

Life Style

Street vendor selling clothes in Cairo
Citizens were unexpectedly surprised with sales up to 70 percent on Cairo streets in the middle of the winter season.    Recession was the...
Everyone knows that walking limbers the aging body, but did you know it keeps the mind supple as well? Research shows that walking can actually boost...
A trained climber treating the infested palm tree from the red palm weevil.
“Participating in one of the world’s largest palm date exhibitions in Abu Dhabi back in December and selling our local products to an...