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1 day ago

Business
US dollar prices record slight decline Wednesday

The exchange rate for the US dollar against the Egyptian pound maintained its price during banking dealings, on Wednesday. According to the most recent price updates, the US dollar exchange rate recorded LE 17.60 for purchase and LE 17.70 for ... Read More

5 hours ago

Science
Head of Queen Ankhnespepy II statue unearthed in Sakkara

A French-Swiss archaeological team have unearthed the head of a wooden statue of Queen Ankhnespepy II (6th Dynasty, Old Kingdom, around 2350 BC), near her pyramid in the Saqqara area in Giza, the Ministry of Antiquities said in a statement. ... Read More

1 day ago

Culture
Diana Ross to perform, be honored at American Music Awards

Diana Ross will receive a lifetime achievement honor at next month’s American Music Awards and will celebrate with a performance on the broadcast next month. ABC and Dick Clark Productions announced the honor Wednesday. It’s the first time the AMAs ... Read More

1 day ago

Life & Style
Egypt confronts overpopulation by 'two children only' strategy

Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddin and Local Development Minister Hisham al-Sherif announced in a meeting attended by the country’s governors the implementation of a strategic plan for the control of population rates under “Egypt Development: Two children only.” “Contraception is ... Read More