MENA IT Spending to Reach $178.1B in 2023, Egypt named regional tech hotspot

Mon, 19 Jun 2023 - 05:52 GMT

The report, titled "MENA Tech 2023: Mapping the Technology Landscape," analyzed various aspects of the MENA technology sector, covering areas such as FinTech, gaming, and overall technological trends

Japan encourages its companies to invest in Egypt: Japanese diplomat

Mon, 01 May 2023 - 10:51 GMT

Japanese Foreign Ministry Press Secretary Ono Hikariko asserted on Sunday that Egypt had become an attractive destination for investment and that the Egyptian economy had still great promising opportunities.

Egypt 2nd largest steel producer in MENA region: Fitch Ratings

Tue, 04 Apr 2023 - 03:10 GMT

This came in a report published by the Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) on Tuesday.

4th Edition of Startups Without Borders Summit to come back to Cairo, February 2023

Tue, 10 Jan 2023 - 05:52 GMT

The 4th edition of Startups Without Borders summit will take place on the 10th and 11th of February at Cairo Business Park, East Cairo’s Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship hub. Since 2018, Startups Without Borders has been building world-class events where diversity takes center stage, gathering over 12,000 entrepreneurs from the MENA and Europe across different cultures and nationalities.

Egypt’s Sisi arrives in Riyadh to attend first China-Arab summit

Thu, 08 Dec 2022 - 10:11 GMT

The president will also hold a number of bilateral meetings with leaders participating in the summit “to discuss ways to promote bilateral relations, and tackle the latest developments in the regional and international arenas,” Rady said.

UfM secretary urges participatants at COP27 to reach positive conclusions

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 10:47 GMT

Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Nasser Kamel has urged all countries to partake at the United Nations climate change conference (COP27), which is set to kick off on Sunday in Egypt's South Sinai city of Sharm el-Sheikh.

Egypt among top 3 active MENA countries for mergers, acquisitions - IDSC

Thu, 20 Oct 2022 - 04:50 GMT

The data showcased in the infographic was based on a recent report released by Baker McKenzie in October.

Egypt has most lucrative financial tech. market in MENA with 74M potential users: Official report

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 05:22 GMT

Egypt has the “most promising, attractive, and lucrative” financial technology market in the MENA region, according to a Sunday report by the Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC).

Over 31M riders in MENA taken Uber's trips during 2021: Infographic

Sun, 30 Jan 2022 - 10:50 GMT

Since Uber’s launch in MENA, over 31 million riders have taken trips, and drivers have always been there to support, with 703,000 drivers in Egypt, 530,000 drivers in Saudi Arabia and 18,000 drivers in the UAE making a trip since launch using the Uber app.

Foreign Ministry: It is inappropriate to comment on Egyptian court rulings

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 09:44 GMT

Spokesperson for Egyptian Foreign Ministry Ahmed Hafez said that “it is in appropriate to comment or touch on Egyptian court rulings,” in response to a question about statements made by US State Department saying U.S. is disappointed by an Egyptian court’s sentencing.

Italy's Serie A to stream matches on YouTube in Middle East, North Africa

Fri, 13 Aug 2021 - 01:16 GMT

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the main TV international package still to be awarded by Serie A ahead of the season start.

Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry to receive his Jordanian counterpart Ayman al-Safadi in Cairo

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 - 08:41 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry will receive, Monday his Jordanian counterpart Ayman al-Safadi, in Cairo.

Egypt ranked among top 10 competitive MENA countries in business skills: Report

Sat, 17 Jul 2021 - 12:18 GMT

Egypt was ranked among the top 10 competitive countries in the Middle East and North Africa, and 47th out of 108 countries globally in the field of business skills

‘Google for Startups Accelerator’ in its 2nd edition calls MENA tech startups to apply

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 02:51 GMT

The first cohort included ten tech startups that have successfully graduated from the program.

IMF raises MENA growth forecast to 4%

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 01:14 GMT

Real GDP in the MENA region is now expected to grow 4 percent in 2021, up from the fund’s October projection of 3.2 percent.

Royal Parade reminds people of MENA of their ancient heritage, showcasing Egypt's cultural impact on region

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 03:07 GMT

Egypt’s Golden Parade has had strong ripples in the entire region of the Middle East and North Africa, reigniting national feelings in many countries in the area.

Shoukry: Egypt continues to adhere non-interference approach in solving Libyan crisis

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 02:38 GMT

Egypt confirmed the necessity of stopping hostilities, and not bypassing Sirte and Jufrah line in Libya, said Shoukry

Yemeni PM: Qatar is seeking to create chaos in Yemen

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 01:09 GMT

Yemeni Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed on Tuesday accused Qatar of working to spread chaos in his country, said Al Arabiya Al Hadath channel.

Egypt acquires lion's share of investment deals in MENA

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 03:04 GMT

Investments in Middle East and North African startups jumped 35 percent during the first half of the year with companies in the United Arab Emirates raising the bulk of the funding.

Egypt has largest share of startup investment deals in MENA region during 1Q 2020

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 12:31 GMT

Up to 40 deals have been struck during this period, the minister added during a meeting held via videoconferencing with the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt.