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5 hours ago

Business
East Mediterranean states formally establish Egypt-based gas forum

Six states signed a charter for an Egypt-based energy forum on Tuesday, giving formal status to a group that seeks to promote natural gas exports from the eastern Mediterranean and that Israel hopes will strengthen ties with Arab neighbors. Egypt, ... Read More

1 day ago

Science
Egypt announces discovery of limestone sarcophagus and ushabti statues at Minya

A limestone sarcophagus and numerous ushabti funeral statuettes were discovered in Minya by an Egyptian archaeological mission headed by the Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa al-Waziry, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced Monday. The artifacts ... Read More

2 hours ago

Culture
Abdel Monem Said releases new book ‘The World Post-Coronavirus’

Abdel Monem Said, political science scholar and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Al-Masry Al-Youm, has published a new book, titled Al-Allam Mabaad al-Korona (The World Post-Coronavirus), that brings to light the ways in which the coronavirus pandemic has ... Read More

4 hours ago

Life & Style
Egypt's Tourism Minister turns down demands to increase hotel capacity to 75%

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khalid Anany on Wednesday turned down demands made by Red Sea hotel and tourist village owners to increase the occupancy limit to 75 percent. The Chairman of the Travelers Association Atef Abdel Latef said that ... Read More