Egypt

Cairo University President, Chinese Educational Advisor talk strengthening joint academic cooperation

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 - 12:16 GMT

In January, the Cairo University Council approved on the cooperation with Jilin University of China to create a dual bachelor's degree for teaching Arabic to Chinese students.

Publishing data, photos that offend people with disabilities to be punished by LE 200K fine

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 - 12:09 GMT

Egyptian law on rights of persons with disabilities includes many acquired rights that primarily aim to protect people with abilities, obtain their entitlements, and ensure their full integration into society.

Luxor skies witness 45 hot-air balloon flights, carrying 1.2K tourists

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 - 11:49 GMT

The flights on Saturday had the first adventure trip over the temples, pharaonic tombs, and the charming nature and the Nile River, two days after the cancellation of flights due to bad weather and wind speed.

Suez Canal achieves highest monthly revenue in its history at $802 M

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 10:31 GMT

Head of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabei said on Thursday the international waterway achieved in January the highest monthly revenue in its history, reaching $802 million, surpassing the record achieved in August by $56.4 million.

Egypt’s FM follows up on incident of Egyptian citizen found dead in his car in Italy

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 10:15 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that it is closely following up on the incident of an Egyptian citizen who was found dead inside his car in a remote rural area in Cilavegna commune in Italy.

Egypt's central bank keeps interest rates unchanged during 2023 first meeting

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 06:47 GMT

The overnight deposit rate, overnight lending rate, and the rate of the main operation were kept on hold at 16.25 percent, 17.25 percent, and 16.75 percent, respectively.

Reports on increase of customs tariffs on some commodities dismissed

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 05:13 GMT

It warned that these pages are trying to disrupt public order by spreading fake information in a bid to obstruct the development march achieved across the nation and create a state of discontent among citizens.

Egypt assumes presidency of African Group at UN in New York

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 03:40 GMT

Abdel-Khalek also highlighted Egypt’s role in peacekeeping, peace-building, development, confronting climate change, and others

Egypt's FM receives phone call from Cypriot counterpart

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 03:38 GMT

The two ministers praised the strength of the bilateral strategic relations and the bonds of friendship, the statement added.

Egypt to give women financial incentive for birth control

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 02:45 GMT

The new program aims at reducing the birth rate from 2.8 children to 1.6 children per family, said the Egyptian Cabinet in a statement on January 31. The program was discussed by Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly in a meeting with Minister of Planning Hala El-Saied.

Egypt’s PM participates in 2nd Dakar Financing Summit

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 02:19 GMT

The Egyptian participation in the three-day summit focuses on ways to develop the infrastructure in the African continent, according to a statement issued by the Egyptian Cabinet.

Egypt weather to witness continued decline in temperature Thursday, light rain in some parts

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 11:52 GMT

Light to moderate rains are expected to fall on northwestern coasts, north Lower Egypt, the northeastern coasts, and central Sinai, at intermittent intervals.

Discussed: Benefits of Egypt's joining BRICS's New Development Bank

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 11:47 GMT

Egypt Today reviews benefits of Egypt's joining of BRICS agreement in light of the parliamentary report of the Economic Affairs Committee.

COVID-19 new mutant is sub-strain of Omicron, transmits rapidly: Health Ministry

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 11:28 GMT

Vaccines are still the first line of defense to prevent infection relatively, as well as the absence of new mutants of the virus, and care must be taken to take the vaccine and its booster doses, Ministry spokesperon said.

FM Sameh Shoukry to meet Italian Senator for Forza Italia party Stefania Craxi

Wed, 01 Feb 2023 - 06:24 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry expected to meet Thursday with Stefania Craxi, Italian Senator for the Forza Italia party as part of her visit to Egypt along with high-level Italian delegation.

Greater Cairo sees light to moderate rains

Wed, 01 Feb 2023 - 06:07 GMT

Several separate areas of Greater Cairo witnessed on Wednesday light to moderate rains, along with a noticeable decline in temperature.

Intelligence Chief conveys message from president Sisi to Palestinian counterpart

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 11:30 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi dispatched on Tuesday General Intelligence Chief Major General Abbas Kamel to Ramallah to convey a message to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Government approves using Egypt’s Tahrir Complex building as hotel

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 10:57 GMT

Egypt’s Supreme Council for Planning and Urban Development approved on Tuesday the request submitted by the Sovereign Fund for Investment and Development, regarding changing the use of the Tahrir Complex building, to be turned into a hotel

Reactivating ‘Pardon Committee’ was ‘breakthrough’ in political life: Andmhr study

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 10:24 GMT

The Arab Network for Digital Media and Human Rights [Andmhr] issued on Tuesday a study on the reactivation of the Presidential Pardon Committee and its positive impact on the human rights situation in Egypt and the progress made in civil and political rights

Egypt's economic performance shows positive indicators, as growth rate continues to rise

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 12:50 GMT

The positive growth rate in Egypt continued in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2022/23, recording 4.4 percent.

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