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32 mins ago

Business
$2.5 bn worth of trade between Egypt, France in 2016/17

  Trade between Egypt and France reached a value of $2.5 billion in the fiscal year 2016/17, announced the manager of Business France Office in Egypt, Ludovic Prevest. Prevest declared he expected the trade exchange between the two countries to ... Read More

2 days ago

Science
Video: Sophia the robot sits down for first interview in Middle East on Egyptian TV

Since her first public appearance in 2015, Sophia, a social humanoid robot, made an impact all over the world. With her impressive interaction skills and witty comebacks, the robot as been a key speaker at several organizations, perhaps most notably ... Read More

22 hours ago

Culture
Egypt's annual drum festival to kick off with 22 participant countries

Egypt’s Sixth Annual Drum and Heritage Arts Festival will take place between 20 and 27 April, announced Intisar Abdel-Fattah, founder and president of the festival during a media conference on Tuesday in Cairo Opera House. Abdel-Fattah said that this year’s ... Read More

1 day ago

Life & Style
Steigenberger Hotels to expand in Egypt with new hotel in Luxor set to open by 2018

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts, part of Deutsche Hospitality, has signed an agreement to open up the Steigenberger Resort Achti in Luxor as part of its Egypt expansion portfolio, Hotelier Middle East reports. Steigenberger Resort Achti will comprise 281 rooms, suites and ... Read More