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Photos: 'Miss Intercontinental' beauty contestants tour Luxor

Contestants for the ‘Miss Intercontinental’ title left Hurghada on Wednesday morning to visit Luxor for a one-day-tour of the main sights...

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Fitch Ratings raises Egypt's financial outlook to 'positive'

Fitch Ratings Inc., one of the three biggest credit rating agencies in the world, raised Egypt’s long-term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default...

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Cairo Symphony Orchestra to perform renditions of beloved Hollywood scores

The hills will most certainly come alive with the sound of music on January 27 as the Cairo Opera House...

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Bitcoin value continues to fall after several countries warn against it

The electronic currency Bitcoin continued on Wednesday to fall, completing a 24-hour downward spiral, with about 7 percent of its...

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Egyptian belly dancer Sama El-Masry denies intention to run for presidency

The official Facebook page of Egyptian belly dancer Sama El-Masry’s has denied that she had intended to run in Egypt’s...

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Ibrahim Eissa to star alongside Mohamed Henedy in TV-series remake of 'Ard El Nefaq'

  Starring alongside comedian Mohamed Henedy and actress Poussy, television host Ibrahim Eissa joined the cast of the television series...

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Meet Rania Mashat, Egypt’s first female Tourism Minister, set to revolutionize the industry

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail’s latest cabinet changes took a step towards female empowerment, with two of the four newly-appointed ministers...

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Cairo International Book Fair to kick off on January 27

Books in Egypt are often difficult to find, and if you do find them, they tend to be quite expensive....

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Minister decision to unify prayer calls stirs controversy

  After months of debate and discussion across Egyptian society, Minister of Religious Endowments Mohamed Gomaa announced that the call...

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Ahmed al-Sakka to depict Sisi in ‘Top Secret’ LE 200 million film

Media personality Khaled Montasser posted on his Facebook account on Thursday a ‘behind the scenes’ post, with actors Ahmed al-Sakka, Ahmed...

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International Economic Forum ranks Egypt as 2nd cheapest tourist destination in world

The International Economic Forum, one of leading institutions in the field of economic research, issued a report on competitiveness in...

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Egypt falls under 'travel with increased caution' category in updated US travel advisory

The United States official government website updated its Travel Advisory List Wednesday, with Egypt’s rank in the second category remaining as “Exercise...

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CBE warns against Bitcoin transactions

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) warned against using virtual currencies, namely Bitcoin, due to the high risks involved, describing...

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Parliament approves first preliminary bankruptcy law

In an effort to improve Egypt’s ranking as an attractive market for investment, the Egyptian General Assembly in Parliament approved the...

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