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Transport Minister Galal al-Saeed has said that the passenger and cargo traffic between Egypt and Saudi Arabia has not been affected by the uproar over Ahmed al-Gizawy, an Egyptian lawyer who is detained in Saudi Arabia. “Transport rates...
The number of Egyptian expatriates living in the Gulf states who vacation in Egypt during June and July has declined by 50 percent, according to a report issued by Arab Bridge Maritime, a private company. The company is co-owned by Egypt, Jordan and...
Railways resumed operation Tuesday after a hiatus caused by protesting workers at the Tanta railway station in the Gharbiya Governorate. The workers had previously blocked the railways, demanding fairer bonuses. Head of Egyptian National Railways...
The first stage of Cairo's third metro line will be finished in January, the Egyptian government said on Monday. This part of the new line will link the districts of Attaba and Abbasseya, and tests on it will begin in October, ...
The deputy chairman of Egypt's State Council, Farouk Morsy, said on Monday he would prepare a bill abolishing the prime minister's right to directly assign government projects to specific companies. Morsy told Al-Masry Al-Youm that he would...
Low-ranking police officers staged protests in Cairo and other cities on Wednesday, demanding that their superiors be brought to trial for ordering the killing of demonstrators during the revolution. The only verdict handed down so far was issued in...
A transportation ministry committee has announced that the Mubarak metro station will be renamed "Martyrs" station. Engineer Mostafa al-Sheimy, chairman for the Egyptian Company for Metro Management and Operation, announced the change,...
The International Maritime Organization ranked Egypt one of the most dangerous countries for maritime transport in a recent report. The report evaluates more than 200 member countries and puts them on either a black list, gray list or white list...
Some 3000 Egyptian National Railways (ENR) employees went on strike demanding that Transport Minister Atef Abdel Hamid reconsider their incentives. The protesters sat on railway lines, disrupting train services, and threatened not to move until...
The Egyptian government on Monday announced plans to build a supertram so as to connect American University in Cairo, located in New Cairo, with the capital's subway network. Egyptian Transport Minister Alaa Fahmy said that a feasibility study...