New 250 companies established this week: GAFI

Fri, Apr. 28, 2017
GAFI Chairman mohamed khodier - (Archive)

The General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) has established new 250 companies worth EGP 221.2 million ($12 million) with a total issued share capital rate of 50 companies daily, according to a weekly report by GAFI.

UNESCO interviews 9 candidates for Director-General, 4 of them are Arabs

Fri, Apr. 28, 2017

Four Arabs, including an Egyptian woman, are amongst the nine potential candidates running for UNESCO’s top post are in the interview process from April 27 to 28, to succeed the current chief of UNESCO, Bulgarian Irina Bokova, who started her tenure in 20

Clint Eastwood to direct film based on an IS attack

Fri, Apr. 28, 2017

Clint Eastwood plans to bring to life another true story with the book-to-film adaptation of “The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train, and Three American Heroes

10 things to know about the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in its 10th anniversary

Thu, Apr. 27, 2017

International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) was launched in April 2007 in Abu Dhabi. It was modeled on the esteemed Man Booker Prize to acknowledge high quality works of Arabic fiction, and celebrate the writers.

Egypt’s 30 nature reserves to be developed

Thu, Apr. 27, 2017

Egypt owns 30 nature reserves which cover 15 percent of its total land, according to Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy. Fahmy said the ministry has developed a plan to sustainably develop these nature reserves, according to a statement from the minist

Inside Deir al-Maymun, A Historic Egyptian Coptic Village

Fri, Apr. 28, 2017

The village of Deir Al-Maymun is located on the eastern banks of the Nile, around 100 km south of Cairo. It is said that Saint Antony’s asceticism lies at the origins of the village’s founding.

Shot on Location

Thu, Apr. 27, 2017

Throwback to three classic movies shot in Egypt

Azza Fahmy Goes to El Gouna Thursday

Wed, Apr. 26, 2017

Premier luxury Egyptian jewelry house Azza Fahmy Jewelry is partnering with El-Gouna Beach Polo Silver Cup event.