Cairo news

2M pre-paid meters to be installed in 2020: Electricity Ministry

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 11:41 GMT

This is part of a plan to substitute all traditional meters across Egypt with prepaid ones within 5 years.

Security forces kill 6 terrorist affiliated with Hasm

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 - 11:24 GMT

Six terrorists affiliated with the Islamist militant group, Hasm Movement, were killed Thursday, during a fire exchange with security forces.

New bids to limit TokToks in Cairo streets

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 - 09:12 GMT

Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy stated Monday that the government is seeking to license vans as cabs to replace TokToks in main streets.

Wrap up: Sisi returns to Cairo following participation at UNGA session

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 - 02:14 GMT

Sisi addressed on Tuesday several topics during the speech he gave at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN’s headquarters in New York.

Melania Trump to visit Egypt in October

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 03:50 GMT

First lady Melania Trump announced embarking on an African tour starting October 1, where she will visit four countries including Egypt.

Planning, public business sector ministers probe joint coop. in sovereign fund

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 02:51 GMT

Minister of Planning, Follow-Up and Administrative Reform Hala el Saed said that Egypt's sovereign wealth fund seeks to maximize the benefit from the unused assets and wealth of the State.

UNICEF lauds Egypt's child care programs

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 01:47 GMT

The UNICEF lauded on Thursday efforts exerted by Egypt to back child protection programs, especially those fighting female genital mutilation.

Egypt to participate in Women4Mediterranean conference in Lisbon

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 01:28 GMT

The Union for the Mediterranean (UFM) is set to organize the 2018 edition of the high level Women4Mediterranean conference in partnership with Portugal during the period from October 9 to 11 in Lisbon

German tourist delegation visits archaeological area in Sohag

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 01:13 GMT

A German tourist delegation arrived in Sohag on Thursday to visit Abydos, one of the most ancient areas of Upper Egypt.

Sisi holds intensive meetings with several presidents in New York

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - 06:52 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will hold intensive meetings and Sunday with various leaders and presidents after attending the 73rd UN General Assembly.

Turkish forces detain a Cypriot fishing vessel with 4 Egyptian fishermen

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - 12:05 GMT

The Egyptian Embassy in Nicosia has reported that the Turkish occupation forces detained a Cypriot fishing vessel with four Egyptian fishermen sailors on board near the coast of Northern Cyprus

‘Bright Star 2018’ drills concluded at Mohamed Naguib military base

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 02:20 GMT

the “Bright Star 2018” military exercises, which took place from Sept. 8 to 20 , were concluded Friday at Mohamed Naguib military base

UNICEF representative hails Egypt's successful efforts to protect children of human trafficking

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 01:01 GMT

UNICEF Representative in Egypt Bruno Maes hailed Egypt's successful efforts to protect children from the dangers of human trafficking

Egypt seeks promoting historic ties with Sudan - diplomat

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 12:55 GMT

Egypt's Ambassador to Sudan Osama Shaltout stressed the keenness of the Egyptian government on promoting historic ties with Sudan.

SLA injects EGP 278.2 million into state treasury after settling several lawsuits

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 12:35 GMT

The State Lawsuits Authority (SLA) managed to settle several lawsuits that poured EGP 278.2 million into the state treasury from July 2017 to June 2018.

Presidential decree approves grant to apply int'l standards on EEHC financial reports

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 10:14 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued a decree approving a grant agreement to apply international standards in preparing financial reports of the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC).

Parliament hosts Arab seminar Saturday

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 02:35 GMT

The House of Representatives will host a two-day Arab parliamentary seminar as of Saturday.

Egypt among top 10 charcoal producers worldwide: ministry

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 01:46 GMT

Egypt is among the top ten charcoal producers worldwide with a production representing 3 percent of world output, said an Environment Ministry official on Thursday.

Court of Urgent Matters upholds decision to seize MB assets, 8 days to appeal

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 01:43 GMT

Cairo Court of Urgent Matters stated on Thursday that the entities whose assets were seized due to alleged links with the MB have the right to appeal against the rule within eight days of the rule day

45 ships transit Suez Canal

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 12:58 GMT

Fourty-five ships transited the Suez Canal on Thursday with a total cargo of 3.3 million tons.