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2 days ago

Financial experts opine about decline in pound rate against US dollar

The average official exchange rate of the US dollar against the Egyptian pound in the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) increased by 9 piasters for purchase to record LE17.84, and 8 piasters for sale to record LE17.98 for sale. The ... Read More

4 days ago

"Sekketak Khadra" initiative aims to transform Cairo into green, bike-friendly city

Cairo’s air has been ranked as the second most polluted in the world by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday. However, a new initiative might be beginning to change that. Nahdet al-Mahrousa, Egypt’s oldest social change incubator, launched a ... Read More

3 hours ago

Ramadan-themed dolls stir up nostalgia in Egyptians this year

  Ramadan-themed dolls of the beloved Egyptian puppet show “Bogy and Tamtam”, alongside other iconic characters, can now be found in shops all over the country as part of the latest trend in markets this Ramadan. Walking down Cairo’s streets ... Read More

5 hours ago

Life & Style
'The Power of Love': address by US bishop at Harry and Meghan's wedding

Following is the address by U.S. Episcopalian bishop, Michael Bruce Curry, at the wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle, as delivered. And now in the name of our loving, liberating and life-giving God, Father, Son and ... Read More