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CAIRO - 17 April 2018: Egypt will sign the contracts of the electricity interconnection project with Saudi Arabia in June to start the implementation of the ... Egyptian electricity is sometimes exported to Jordan as the linkage line between both countries currently works at capacities that range between 400 ...

A round of discussions over the controversial dam between Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan in Khartoum were announced as failure. The Egyptian Foreign Minister said no agreement was reached after 18 hours of talks; he added that officials touched on all the outstanding issues that led to such controversy.
CAIRO - 17 April 2018: Egypt, the world's largest buyer of wheat, is planning to import 7 million tons of the grain in the 2018-2019 financial year, according to a ... Egypt set its local wheat buying price at 570-600 Egyptian pounds ($32-$34) per ardeb last week (150 kg) for the current financial year, ...
According to Egyptian TV Presenter Osama Kamal who interviewed Sophia, the robot advised him against smoking and said Salah 'is a talented player, and is doing a great job.' Sophia who is scheduled to spend two days in Egypt, concluded her speech saying "Tahia Misr" (Long Live Egypt), in the ...

Scientists have deciphered what they describe as a 1,500-year-old 'magical papyrus' that was discovered near the pyramid of the Pharaoh Senwosret I. The text dates to a time when Christianity was widely practiced in Egypt.The unnamed person(s) who wrote the incantations in Coptic, an ...
The IPO program, announced March 18 by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail after the Cabinet approved it, seeks to list 23 of the most successful public sector companies in Egypt on the Egyptian stock exchange. The goal is to list the companies within 24-30 months in a bid to expand their ownership base and ...
The $30 million investments covered infrastructure and call centers and brought affordable on-demand transportation services to 14 cities across Egypt. Careem is a firm believer that startup power can shape the Egyptian economy. Careem has a clear mission to support startups and entrepreneurs, which ...
In Egypt, Mohamed helped organize peaceful protests against the military's removal of the president, according to the website savebasit.com created to raise awareness about his situation. He was expelled from Cairo University where he worked for promoting protests and in 2016 sentenced to death, the ...
... De Sousa is paying a two-day visit to Egypt to discuss the enhancement of economic relations by signing economic agreements. This is the first visit for a Portuguese president to Egypt in 24 years. De Sousa was elected as president in 2016. De Sousa's visit to Egypt also includes a meeting with Al-Azhar ...
Egypt expects a massive boost in tourism after Russia's decision to resume flights to Cairo as of April 11 after a two-year suspension. For Egyptian tourism insiders, this decision will revive Russian tourism to the Red Sea coastal cities. A new round of negotiations between Moscow and Cairo is expected ...
Uber launched in Egypt in late 2014, and in just about two years, had clocked over 4 million riders and over 150,000 drivers. But operating in Egypt means playing by the rules of an increasingly repressive government, and now, under a new law being fast-tracked through Egypt's parliament, Egyptian ...
“The ministry of health treated over 180,000 patients in Egypt utilizing Gilead's Sovaldi and Harvoni” between 2014 and 2016, he said. But with one patent that would have prevented generic production of Sovaldi rejected by the Egyptian patent office in 2014 and others pending, Pharco and other local ...

ASTANA - 16 March 2018: Egyptian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Haytham Salah Kamel said that large numbers of eligible voters flocked to the polling stations at the ... The Egyptian embassy took all necessary measures to facilitate the balloting process and to ensure that it is conducted in an atmosphere of ...
CI Capital announced Thursday that it plans to sell 246.9 million ordinary shares, or 43.6 percent of the company, on the Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX). ... There will be an international offering to institutional investors in several countries including Egypt and a retail offering to retail investors in Egypt.
Egypt wants answers -- and action -- after an Egyptian student died after being assaulted by a group of women in the British city of Nottingham. Eighteen-year-old Mariam Moustafa was attacked outside a shopping mall last month. She was in a coma for weeks and died Wednesday. A 17-year-old girl has ...
To enhance awareness of the country's historic buildings, a website is archiving Egypt's historical and architectural heritage. Welad al-Balad, an award-winning media production and advertising firm, ran the campaign in every Egyptian governorate from Feb. 11 to March 11. Its media partners included ...
An Egyptian living in Sudan casts his vote at the Egypt Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan March 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin ... The former army chief's only challenger, Mousa Mostafa Mousa, leads a party that had initially backed the Egyptian president's bid for re-election. Other opponents halted ...
As a student of the Egyptian polity, one of the most important ideological pillars of repression is the use of a religious construct that promotes apathy. The divine is constructed as an ever-present force in daily life. Decisions related to work, children and marriage, for example, are constructed as part of a ...
"We are in contact with the Egyptian foreign ministry... to help this delegation to [reach] England as soon as possible," Alaa Abed, the head of the Egyptian parliament's human rights committee, was quoted as saying by state news agency Ahram Online. Moustafa's death has prompted outrage in Egypt, with ...
On February 19, the gas partnerships in Israel announced the signing of a contract for exporting 64 BCM of natural gas to Egypt for $15 billion over 10 years. The contract, which was signed by the owners of the Tamar and Leviathan gas fields and Egyptian group Dolphinus Holdings, is based on a ...
The old law was enacted in 1980 to establish and define the role of the Egyptian National Railway (ENR) as the owner and operator of the country's mainline railway assets. Egypt is seeking to modernise its existing mainline railway, which, at 9,600 kilometres, is the longest of its kind in the Middle East and ...
The U.N. estimates that by 2050, Egypt's population will reach 150 million; by 2100, a staggering 200 million. Government family planning policies have not succeeded in significantly curbing population growth. Population growth, coupled with an over-extended education system, has meant that Egyptian ...
Even more improbably, she danced it in the opera house in her hometown, Cairo — where to call a woman a “dancer” was an insult — with a full troupe of Egyptians trained by Russians in an academy established by the Egyptian state. This flowering of ballet in Egypt, an East-meets-West tale of Cold War ...
In Cairo, a onetime presidential candidate, Khaled Ali — whom some had considered an avatar of the ideals of Egypt's 2011 revolution — resigned as head of the Bread and Freedom Party and as a lawyer with the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights after being accused of sexual misconduct.
Egyptian authorities have published a list of telephone numbers for citizens to use to bring attention to any media reports that they perceive as undermining the country's security. The publication of the numbers -- listed in a statement issued late on Monday, March 12, 2018, by the office of Egypt's chief ...
Cairo - Egypt's military said on Sunday 16 jihadists, an officer and a soldier were killed in the past four days during a major military operation against Islamic State group jihadists in Sinai. The army launched a sweeping campaign after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is standing in elections for ...
CAIRO – Supply chain traceability company, Oritain has announced it has partnered with Egyptian cotton supply chain trader Modern Nile Cotton Co., in order to verify the origin of Egyptian cotton and identify environmental and social risks across its supply chain. Modern Nile Cotton says it is Egypt's largest ...
CAIRO – 11 March 2018: Egyptian Professional Clubs Association (PCA), headed by Mahmoud El-Shamy, plans to develop a new Egyptian tournament called the ... EFA organizes three football Egyptian tournaments throughout the season; Egyptian Premier League, Egypt Cup and Egyptian Super Cup.
In its heyday between the 1950s and the 1970s, Egypt had one of the largest and most dynamic movie industries in the world. The golden age of Egyptian cinema starred fiery, determined women and love scenes that rivalled those of Western movies at the time. "Things started to change in the 1980s" as ...
However, researchers involved with the Tor Project's Open Observatory of Network Interference noted a similar malware epidemic - minus the cryptocurrency mining element - in 2016. Tor researchers found the Telecom Egypt-owned internet provider TE Data, which controls the majority of Egyptian internet ...
Dozens of members of the Egyptian diaspora in the United States are gathering in Washington, DC, this week to develop strategies to push members of Congress to support freedom and human rights in Egypt. The two-day training, dubbed Egypt Advocacy Day, will bring about 60 delegates from 30 ...
Santini was showing me around Turin's Museo Egizio -- Egyptian Museum -- the oldest museum dedicated to ancient Egypt, founded in 1824. We were in a room dedicated to Merit, a woman who lived around 3,400 years ago during Egypt's New Kingdom period. She died at the age of 25 from causes ...
Moreover, he alleged that Andalus Institute for Tolerance and Anti-Violence Studies, Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression, Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights, Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), and Egyptian ...
Egypt's Armed Forces Spokesperson, Tamer El-Refaie, said that Cairo's bold push to stamp out extremism in the Sinai Peninsula has been a massive success in its first month, with more than 100 extremists killed and several thousand accused of terrorism or other charges arrested. Since Operation Sinai ...
Missile sale from France to Egypt depends on US permission, Dassault head says ... PARIS — The French government must seek U.S. authorization before selling French Scalp cruise missiles with American components to Egypt, said Eric ... Dassault has delivered 14 of Egypt's order for 24 Rafale aircraft.
CAIRO — Egyptian Finance Minister Amr El-Garhy claimed in a Feb. 26 press conference that the government's issuance of bonds that month had met with unprecedented success, revealing strong foreign confidence in the Egyptian economy. Egypt raised $4 billion in the debt sale and triggered $12 billion ...
The Egyptian government, or entities linked to it, has hijacked local internet users' connections to secretly mine cryptocurrency “en masse,” according to a new report by security researchers at the University of Toronto. Evidence of this type of intrusion by a nation-state is “the stuff of legends,” the ...
In mid-December 2013, parts of the Middle East were hit by a storm that blanketed areas such as Cairo, Jerusalem and parts of Syria in snow. News accounts reporting it had snowed in Egypt for the first time in over a century prompted many Internet users to search for images of the phenomenon, but what ...
And Ancient Egypt boasted a series of powerful queens, including Hatshepsut and Cleopatra. For ordinary Egyptian women life was short, and difficult. Childbirth often proved deadly. Yet they did enjoy a level of legal protection, including prenuptial agreements. "Women had a social status which was very ...
CAIRO, March 5 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Monday with U.S. envoys about possible ways to resolve a diplomatic crisis between Qatar and four other Arab countries, including Egypt. In a statement, the Egyptian foreign ministry said that Shoukry received in Cairo ...
We often think of tattoo art as a relatively new phenomenon but evidence of tattoos on humans dates back several thousands of years. Now, the discovery of artistic tattoos on an two Egyptian mummies dating back 5,000 years is helping to rewrite history in a big way. The tattoos, which depict animals ...
Wajih Abou Hajar, the secretary-general of provinces in the council, told Al-Monitor that the council was established in 2013. It consists of 68 Arab tribes representing the different provinces of the republic, and it communicates with other Arab tribes outside of Egypt that are connected to the Egyptian tribes.
The girl in the picture turns out to be Zeinab al-Bakri, an Egyptian girl who has a relationship with Napoleon Bonaparte during his campaign in Egypt in 1798-1801. Adly said that the fire in the institute was a real event that moved her. “I was upset that the institute's treasures were destroyed. This was the ...
Every Tuesday is execution day in Egypt, a trend established late last year with 23 men killed since the end of December. Ms Morsy's husband ... Since the military overthrew Mohammed Morsi in July 2013, Egyptian security forces have been battling a formidable Islamist insurgency in the Sinai for years.
The call comes amid reports that the Egyptian government is cracking down on journalists who are critical of the country's security forces, saying the act is considered "high treason." "If someone defames the army or the police, he is defaming all Egyptians," Al-Sisi said last week, according to ABC News.


 

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