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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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British Junior Open Squash tournament crowns 4 Egyptian champions

It seems the Egyptian blood in squash goes all the way to the younger generation. Traditionally the strongest country in...

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Sisi vows to protect Egypt's share of Nile water

President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi vowed to protect Egypt’s share of the Nile water and capitalize on its usage, Al-Masry Al-Youm reported....

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Sisi inaugurates developmental projects in Sharkia, New Cairo

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated several developmental projects today in 10th Ramadan City, Sharkia, and New Cairo. The projects included...

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Real Madrid considering signing Salah by end of season: reports

Mega football club Real Madrid will be presenting a bid by the end of this season to sign Egyptian footballer Mohamed...

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Actress Yousra to issue complaint against New York Times after controversy

  Egyptian veteran actress Yousra announced that she will be filing a complaint through the State Information Service against American...

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Egypt orders detention of persons pending investigation over Luxor crash

Luxor’s prosecutor ordered Saturday the detention of the pilot and three other officials from the company that owned the hot...

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