A banner reads "Empty Tank" as tens of cars queue at petrol station, Cairo, January 16,2012 amid fears of an oil shortage.
Egypt is considering whether to reduce fuel subsidies by 20 billion Egyptian pounds ($2.64 billion) next fiscal year, but it needs to study the social implications before coming to a decision, the investment minister... Thursday, 29 January, 2015 - 17:20
Women hold rally in Cairo to demand investigation into protestor deaths
 A group of women protested in Cairo on Thursday against the death of Shaimaa Sabbagh and around 25 other activists allegedly killed by security forces at recent rallies marking the anniversary of Egypt's 2011... Thursday, 29 January, 2015 - 17:13
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi Visisting France.
 A crackdown on protests in Egypt is not expected to provoke widespread unrest that threatens President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's rule, as most Egyptians crave an end to years of political turmoil that have... Thursday, 29 January, 2015 - 17:01
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
A banner reads "Empty Tank" as tens of cars queue at petrol station, Cairo, January 16,2012 amid fears of an oil shortage.
Women hold rally in Cairo to demand investigation into protestor deaths
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi Visisting France.
dollar vs Egyptian pound


UNESCO’s General Conference chairman Ping Hao made a tour on Thursday at a number of touristic landmarks in Cairo and Giza, voicing gladness for making the visit which he said was a dream since his youth.   Hao made a tour at the pyramids...


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.
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...


Vodafone branch
Vodafone Egypt remains the market leader with a 41.6 percent market share, followed by Mobinil with 35.1 percent and Etisalat Misr with 23.3 percent, according to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT).   The number of...


Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty reopens the Royal Jewelry in Alexandria 
Egypt has managed to retrieve and claim title to 274 illegally smuggled artifacts from Spain and France, the Antiquities Ministry has declared...
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...

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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...