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Soft Power: China Backs Egypt's New $45 Billion Capital

Wall Street Journal - ‎8 hours ago‎
CAIRO—When President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi announced an ambitious plan to build a new administrative and business capital for Egypt on 270 square miles of desert land, many were understandably skeptical about the $45 billion project. Today some of the ...

Egypt Tries to Fix Its Housing Shortage

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Last month, Egypt's housing ministry opened its doors to applicants registering for what it described as the country's largest-ever offering of low-income housing, with more than 500,000 state-subsidized units up for grabs.

Egypt Hopes for Hotel Market Revival

Nasdaq - ‎3 hours ago‎
DUBAI -- Egyptian government dignitaries and local celebrities last November gathered on the banks of the Nile for the opening of Egypt's only Ritz-Carlton hotel complete with a lavish dinner and traditional dancers. The glamorous launch stood in ...
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Egypt identifies 9 nationals killed in Libya

Daily News Egypt - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Egyptian Embassy to Libya, currently based in Cairo, has identified nine out of the 13 Egyptians who were killed last week in the Libyan city of Beni Walid in a clash with human traffickers, the foreign ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abou Zaid said in ...
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Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour (photo by AFP)

Press TV - ‎11 hours ago‎
Sudan has reiterated that it will not abandon its “sovereign right” over the two border territories of Halayeb and Shalateen, which have long been subject to a dispute with Egypt. Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said on Monday that Khartoum ...
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British woman paralysed in riding accident repatriated from Egypt

The Guardian - ‎19 hours ago‎
British woman paralysed in riding accident repatriated from Egypt. Olivia Fairclough's travel insurance had lapsed but an online appeal raised more then £30,000 for her return to the UK.

Apache, BP and others expand in emerging Egypt

FuelFix (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Houston-based Apache Corp. focused on growing in U.S. shale plays and selling most of its international holdings. But now that the oil bust is in full bloom, especially in North America, Apache's chief executive is glad the company held onto its assets ...

Egypt: Detained for Protesting Jail Conditions

Human Rights Watch - ‎14 hours ago‎
(New York) - The Egyptian authorities should release a doctor who advocated better detention conditions and two roommates arrested with him.

Rwanda: Egypt, Rwanda in New Drive to Boost Trade

AllAfrica.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
The government of Rwanda and the Republic of Egypt have pledged to enhance bilateral economic relations between the two countries.

Amid Aleppo bloodshed, former Iranian politician praises 'Egypt's support for Assad'

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The campaign was spearheaded by images documenting Egyptian-made missiles used by the Syrian air force to strike rebel factions.

Egypt: PM Greets Egyptian Workers On Labor Day

AllAfrica.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail greeted on Sunday 1/5/2016 all Egyptian workers on the occasion of Labor Day. He voiced his appreciation of the national role played by Egypt's laborers in pushing forward the development march in the country during this ...

Egypt: Partnership Protocols Between Japan, Menoufia University

AllAfrica.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
Within the framework of the partnership program launched by the Japanese government following the visit paid by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to Japan last February, Ambassador of Japan in Cairo Takahiro Kagawa will visit Menoufia University, ...
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Egypt: McLeish quits Zamalek after 10 games, 65 days in charge

AfricaNews - ‎3 hours ago‎
McLeish had only been in charge for ten games in all competitions, with an overall record of six wins, two draws and two losses. Zamalek are second in the Egyptian league, trailing leaders Al Ahly by 11 points. McLeish is the fourth manager to leave ...

Tourists from North Africa cannot visit Egypt due to visa restrictions: Egyptian Travel Agencies Association chairperson

Daily News Egypt - ‎May 2, 2016‎
One million tourists could flow to Egypt if travel and visa restrictions were lifted for Arabs from the North African countries of Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco, chairperson of the Egyptian Travel Agencies Association Khaled El-Manawi said ...

Banks operating in Egypt record EGP 35.88bn net profits in 2015: CBE

Daily News Egypt - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Banks operating in Egypt recorded EGP 35.882bn in net profits in 2015, according to the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE).
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Egypt journalists stage protest over police raid at union

Daily Mail - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Journalists chant slogans during a protest in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, May 2, 2016.
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Egypt scores one of MENA regions highest bribery rates in 2015: Transparency International

Ahram Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Among Middle East and North African countries, Egypt had one of the highest rates of bribery in its public services sector in the past year, though it also received the highest positive anti-corruption ratings, Transparency International said in a ...
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Unlikely alliance: Israel, Egypt, Hamas team up to battle ISIS

Fox News - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also praised his country's decision to erect a new barrier between Israel and Egypt, warning that “we would have been overflowed by thousands of ISIS fighters from Sinai,” The Washington Post reports.

OTC 2016: Egypt to Offer Blocks, Zhor Project Creates 5000 Jobs

Rigzone - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Egypt, boosted by the recent success with the offshore Zohr gas project in Shorouk concession, intended to offer 28 blocks for bidding by foreign oil and gas companies soon, Tarek El Molla, the country's Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources said ...

Emirates NBD Egypt release PMI: April 2016

CPI Financial - ‎9 hours ago‎
Commenting on the Emirates NBD Egypt PMITM, Jean-Paul Pigat, Senior Economist at Emirates NBD, said, “Egypt's private sector continues to struggle amidst the FX shortage.
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