Egypt Today staff

Coptic Church launches initiative against marriage of relatives

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 06:14 GMT

The Coptic Orthodox Church launched Thursday a project to raise awareness about the dangers of consanguineous marriages, entitling the initiative “let the joy be complete.”

Prepare for rising temperatures, dusty winds in Cairo and major areas next week

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 03:52 GMT

Starting from Tuesday, it's time to grab your cap and opt for a cotton t-shirt as temperatures are set to increase across Egypt, including the capital city of Cairo.

Egypt, South African FMs address bilateral ties, regional issues

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 02:17 GMT

Expressing Egypt's stance, Shoukry reiterated full opposition to any military actions in Palestinian Rafah due to their severe humanitarian implications. He emphasized the urgent need for an immediate and lasting ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and the unimpeded access of humanitarian aid.

Egyptian Artist Riham El-Adl Presents 30 Paintings in Her First Solo Exhibition in Netherlands

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 01:25 GMT

Egyptian Artist Riham El-Adl Presents 30 Paintings in Her First Solo Exhibition in Netherlands.

Private bakeries set to slash bread prices across Egypt starting Sunday

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 01:15 GMT

Starting from Sunday, Egyptians across the country will be able to purchase bread at reduced prices from private bakeries, ranging from LE 0.5 to LE 1.5 per loaf, in accordance with government directives.

Bold Routes for Real Estate Brokerage and Consultancy Launches Its First Regional Office in Dubai

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 10:57 GMT

The inauguration of our Dubai office is a significant milestone, following the successful establishment of nine branches in Egypt within our first year.

Egypt warns of expansion of conflict in Middle East after Iranian-Israeli escalation

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 08:36 GMT

Israel launched a 'limited' strike against Isfahan, southern Iran on early Friday. However, no damages to Iranian nuclear facilities were reported. The Israeli strike is a reprisal for Iran’s "extensive retaliatory drone strikes" against Israel, which had attacked the Iranian diplomatic mission in Syria’s Damascus on April 1.

Egypt’s FM travels to South Africa for enhancing bilateral ties

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 08:07 GMT

Furthermore, several memorandums of understanding and agreements aimed at advancing common interests will be signed during this session, further solidifying the cooperative and friendly ties between the two nations, Abu Zeid elaborated.

Egypt regrets Security Council failure to enable Palestine UN full memberships

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 10:46 GMT

Egypt expressed on Thursday its deep regret following the Security Council failure to pass a resolution enabling Palestine to obtain full membership in the United Nations.

EU commends Egypt's essential role to achieve sustainable peace in region

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 08:19 GMT

The European Union (EU)’s Arabic Spokesperson for the Middle East and North Africa, Luis Miguel Bueno, has praised the essential role played by Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Jordan to achieve sustainable peace in the region.

PM Madbouly says basic commodity prices decline to 27%

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 08:10 GMT

Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly said that commodity prices in the local market are being closely monitored through the price control committee

Al-Mashat stresses structural reforms' importance for long-term economic resilience

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 04:54 GMT

During her presentation, Minister Al-Mashat highlighted the distinction between short-term economic stability policies and long-term structural reforms

Egypt sets EGP 100M as minimum capital for real estate financing companies

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 03:56 GMT

This increase can be fulfilled through cash or its equivalent in foreign currencies at the exchange rate announced by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE)

Next Thursday official paid holiday for Sinai Liberation Day celebrations

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 03:44 GMT

On April 25 of every year, Egypt celebrates Sinai Liberation Day, as the last Israeli soldier was expelled, and the Egyptian flag was raised on the turquoise land [Sinai] on April 25, 1982.

Egypt’s primary surplus hits 1.3% during past six years

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 03:44 GMT

Furthermore, he pointed to Egypt’s target of achieving a primary surplus of 3.5 percent in the fiscal year 2024/2025.

Poland thanks Egypt for facilitating repatriation of body of Polish relief worker killed by Israel in Gaza

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 03:41 GMT

The Foreign Minister highlighted the urgency of securing an immediate and lasting ceasefire in Gaza and the importance of ensuring unimpeded access for humanitarian aid to reach the Palestinian people in Gaza safely and without hindrance.

Empowerment through Fitness: Tips to Sculpt Your Body & Boost Your Mood

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 03:40 GMT

Say goodbye to winter blues and hello to a toned, confident you with our expert-backed tips for sculpting your body and boosting your mood through fitness.

234 aid trucks enter besieged Gaza Strip

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 02:56 GMT

Data from the Rafah Crossing movement revealed that over the past hours, 48 trucks, including three fuel, three gas, and three diesel trucks entered the strip. Further, 42 trucks carrying essential supplies, such as food, medical supplies, flour, tents, blankets, mattresses, clothing, shoes, cleaning materials, dates, and tissues, have already made their way into Gaza. Additional 186 trucks, primarily laden with aid, entered through the Karam Abu Salem crossing.

World Bank expected to disburse $1B from $6B package during H2 2024: Al Mashat

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 02:09 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation (MoIC), Rania Al Mashat, recently stated in an interview that the World Bank (WB) is expected to disburse $1 billion during the second half of 2024 as part of the $6 billion support package announced back in March

Egypt to witness drop in temperature as of Thursday until mid next week

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 02:08 GMT

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) expected Thursday, to witness a drop in temperatures in the north of the country up to Greater Cairo and North Upper Egypt, with values ranging from (6:5) degrees.