Egypt Independent

Egypt /

World / Middle East /

4 days ago

Central Bank of Egypt to begin printing secure, eco-friendly polymer banknotes in June

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will begin printing polymer banknotes upon inauguration of its new printing house in June, according to statements by the CBE’s Deputy Khalid Farouq to “Akhbar al-Youm” news website. Farouq added that the CBE is ... Read More

3 days ago

Egyptian archaeological mission discovers Roman fort remains in Aswan

An archaeological mission from Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities has discovered the remains of a Roman fort at the Shiha archaeological site in Aswan. A press release from the council stated that the remains include a church from the early ... Read More

3 days ago

Shahid streams second season of "Al-Leabh" starting January 24

Digital video-on-demand platform Shahid announced Wednesday that the second second of the “Al-Leabh” comedy series will start streaming on January 24. The series stars Hesham Majed, Sheiko, Rania Youssef, Mai Kassab, Ahmed Fathy, Mohamed Tharwat, Bayoumi Fouad, Mirna Jamil, Arifa ... Read More

11 hours ago

Life & Style
Egypt to start vaccinating medical teams against COVID-19 on Sunday: Sources

The Health and Population Ministry on Sunday will begin vaccinating medical teams in isolation, chest and fever hospitals with the Chinese vaccine Sinopharm, official ministry sources announced on Friday. The sources added that these COVID-19 shots are non-mandatory. Health and ... Read More