EU renews importance of reducing tobacco consumption

Wed, 31 May 2023 - 09:53 GMT

This is why this year, we will be proposing new recommendations to our Member States on promoting smoke-free environments to further reduce the use of tobacco and protect our citizens, it added.

AL urges int'l community to intervene to stop Israeli violations against Palestinian children

Sun, 28 May 2023 - 02:09 GMT

The Arab League (AL) on Sunday called on the international community to intervene and work seriously to put an end to the Israeli violations against Palestinian children along with ensuring their rights and safety.

Palestinian children inside Israeli jails subjected to different abuses, says Palestinian official

Sun, 28 May 2023 - 01:21 GMT

Addressing a regional conference in Doha on preventing serious abuses against the children during armed conflicts, he called for protecting the children from Israeli violations inside jails.

Egypt’s SCZone, Chinese companies sign $487 million deals in energy, textiles, petrochemicals, bromine in Ain Sokhna

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 04:45 GMT

Chairman of the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) Walid Gamal El Dien announced the signing of $487 million agreements and contracts between a number of Chinese companies and the industrial developer TEDA-Egypt for establishing new projects in the industrial zone of Al Ain Al Sokhna.

Zelenskyy arrives in Japan to attend G7 summit in Hiroshima

Sat, 20 May 2023 - 10:44 GMT

Zelenskyy tweeted on arrival: "Important meetings with partners and friends of Ukraine."

CAPMAS: Trade exchange between Egypt, Oman up by 64.6% in 2022

Sat, 20 May 2023 - 10:23 GMT

In a statement issued Saturday, the CAPMAS said that Egypt's exports to Oman rose by 23.7 percent to reach 202.1 million dollars in 2022, compared to 163.3 million dollars in 2021.

Egypt is keystone of US engagement in Middle East, Africa - US official

Wed, 17 May 2023 - 03:27 GMT

She said : “My colleagues and I are energized to explore how we can grow shared prosperity for the Egyptian and American people, while supporting Egypt in achieving ambitious goals for its economy and for its role as a leader in the region.

French court upholds three-year sentence for ex-president Sarkozy in wiretapping case

Wed, 17 May 2023 - 03:08 GMT

The court upheld a sentence of three years with two years suspended; he will wear an electronic bracelet for the remaining year instead of going to prison. Sarkozy has vowed to appeal the verdict at France’s Supreme Court.

22,100 Ukrainians cross border with Poland over past 24 hours

Wed, 17 May 2023 - 03:07 GMT

Nearly 22,100 refugees crossed the joint border into Poland over the past 24 hours, while 23,300 Ukrainians returned home Tuesday night, it added.

Egypt, US hold talks on disarmament

Fri, 12 May 2023 - 12:51 GMT

The talks focused on disarmament and the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, said the statement citing Egypt’s great efforts on that score.

Demand for gold in Egypt 'doubled' in Q1 2023: World Gold Council

Fri, 12 May 2023 - 12:43 GMT

The report revealed that demand for buying bars and gold pounds in Egypt doubled to 7 tons in the first quarter of this year.

Pope Tawadros II gives speech at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City

Wed, 10 May 2023 - 02:12 GMT

The Coptic Orthodox leader recalled his last visit to St Peter’s Square, ten years ago.

King Charles III swears Coronation Oath

Sat, 06 May 2023 - 01:33 GMT

The event is the military's largest ceremonial operation since Queen Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953, with 9,000 servicemen and women deployed.​

Jordanian princess's visit to Egypt crucial for promising environmental investments: min.

Thu, 04 May 2023 - 03:30 GMT

Princess Hussein's visit to Egypt crowns the recent successful visit of the environment minister and the governor of Faiyum to Jordan, at the invitation of the Jordanian princess to lay the foundation stone of cooperation between Egypt and Jordan in the domain of nature preservation as well probing potential investment opportunities in nature reserves, especially in Faiyum.

Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque under police protection

Tue, 02 May 2023 - 03:31 GMT

Dozens of settlers conducted provocative tours around the halls of the Mosque and performed Talmudic rituals, sources in al Quds said.

Egypt' gov't denies raising price of subsidized bread as of June

Tue, 02 May 2023 - 03:03 GMT

The Supply Ministry said that such news is void of truth, the media center said in a statement on Tuesday.

EGX gains LE19B, all indexes up

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 - 03:07 GMT

The EGX 30 benchmark index jumped by 1.98 percent, recording 17,796.91 points.

Finance min. issues regulations for application of minimum wage

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 - 02:50 GMT

Under these directives, the minimum wage for government employees is set to range between LE 3,500 and LE 10,500.

EGX shows mixed performance at first trading session after Eid vacation

Wed, 26 Apr 2023 - 04:39 GMT

The market capital reached nearly LE 1.129 trillion, after transactions that hit approximately LE 2.5 billion.

SCZone announces localizing number of new industries in coincidence with Sinai liberation celebrations

Mon, 24 Apr 2023 - 12:38 GMT

The Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) announced localizing a number of new industries on the occasion of the Sinai Liberation Day celebrations.