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31 mins ago

Business
New oil exploration deals signed: petroleum minister

Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister Tariq al-Mulla has signed two new oil and natural gas exploration agreements in the Sinai and Gulf of Suez regions, with total investments worth roughly US$65 million, and $3.5 million as grants. The first agreement, ... Read More

21 hours ago

Science
Gender, age of Alexandria sarcophagus remains identified: Antiquities Ministry

  The Ministry of Antiquities announced on Sunday that archaeological studies on the skeletons from the Alexandria sarcophagus discovered in July have identified the genders, ages and height of the remains through anthropological screening. Chief of the Central Administration of ... Read More

20 hours ago

Culture
Esteemed Egyptian puppeteer Nagy Shaker passes away at 86

  Saturday was a dark day for puppet enthusiasts as Egyptian puppeteer Nagy Shaker lost his battle to illness, passing away at 86. The Ministry of Culture expressed their condolences, saying that Egypt lost one of its star designers and ... Read More

21 hours ago

Life & Style
Egypt's National Council for Women launches a poll app, with interesting results

  The National Council for Women (NCW) recently launched a poll application called “Nasalk”, creating a platform for women to express their opinions and empower women’s community talks. The NCW, in cooperation with The Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research ... Read More