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Egypt’s Director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Mohamed Zaree, is among three finalists nominated for the 2017 Martin Ennals award -- a prize for those who provide protection and support to human rights defenders who are at...
Minister of Tourism Yehia Rashed says he’s stepping up tourism activities and planning promotional campaigns for Ramadan, Eid and the summer vacation with the goal of reviving Egypt's tourism industry, a ministerial statement said on...
Sudan's pro-government journalists' union on Tuesday urged Khartoum to deport Egyptian reporters after Cairo refused entry to two Sudanese journalists who had travelled to Egypt. This call comes as Khartoum and Cairo are trying to improve...
Cairo Governor Atef Abdel-Hameed said more recycling kiosks will be set up around the capital within a week for Cairenes to earn extra cash in exchange for their recyclable garbage, according to a statement on Monday. “The kiosks will be...
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services like Facebook Messenger call, Apple's FaceTime and Viber have experienced repeated interruptions across Egypt over the weekend, sparking outrage on social media following anecdotal reports that Egypt...
Al-Masry Al-Youm reported that the House of Representatives Legislative Committee will start in a few days discussing the demarcation agreement signed between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, upon which Tiran and Sanafir islands are to be placed under Saudi...
Egypt was ranked as the third most attractive investment destination in Africa by Quantum Global, an Africa-based investment management firm, according to a report published by their research arm earlier in April. The Africa Investment Index (...
Israel has decided to keep its Sinai border with Egypt closed indefinitely and will “reexamine the situation” in the coming days, according to a statement released Tuesday by the counter-terrorism unit in Israel's National...
Egypt’s Administrative Court set June 6 as the date to rule on the controversial legal jurisdiction dispute regarding the Egyptian-Saudi maritime border demarcation agreement on the two Red Sea islands, Tiran and Sanafir. Egyptian rights...
Egypt's economy is forecasted to grow 3.9 percent by the end of 2017 and will be largely driven by public investment and net exports, according to a World Bank report issued earlier this week. GDP growth this year is reported to be slower, down...