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.

Hitting the Right Note in MENA

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 - 01:05 GMT

The global music streaming industry must remain in tune with local sensibilities to unlock the region’s tremendous growth potential, says Deezer CEO for MENA & Turkey, Tarek Mounir.

MENA Blockchain Hub: Blockchain in rise amid Egypt's interest in emerging technologies

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 - 08:15 GMT

Amid Egypt’s focus in artificial intelligence and blockchain during the third edition of World Youth Forum, MENA Blockchain Hub completed a year of success and achievements in the field of training for Blockchain and Fintech technologies in Egypt.

The Talent Hunters

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 - 07:05 GMT

Tania Fares and the Fashion Trust Arabia are looking for new Egyptian designers to mentor.

Sisi discusses MENA developments, joint cooperation with Greece, Cyprus

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 - 10:25 GMT

The three leaders ensured the importance of maintaining joint coordination and consultation and close cooperation among the three nations.

Pope Tawadros II meets British State Secretary for Middle East, North Africa affairs

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 10:52 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese on Sunday met with British Secretary of State for the Middle East and North Africa Affairs Andrew Morrison.

PICS: MENA region’s 1st E-Commerce Summit kicks off 2nd edition this September

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 - 03:05 GMT

The summit will bring together government and private sector under one roof to discuss 15 vital industries

Fortune of Nassef Sawiris rises by $1.5B in few months

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 03:56 GMT

The fortune of billionaire Nassef Sawiris rose by $1.5 billion to become $7.9 billion over the past few months.

DEEZER HIFI now available in MENA

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 11:05 GMT

With the lossless technology, music lovers can enjoy streaming 16-bit FLAC CD quality tracks on select speakers and amplifiers

Passenger caught in Cairo International Airport with €46,000

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 - 01:34 GMT

Authorities at Cairo International Airport thwarted on Monday an attempt to smuggle more than €46,000 with a passenger who was heading for Rome.

Exclusive: World Bank’s Ferid Belhaj unfolds new perspective on MENA

Thu, 09 May 2019 - 07:00 GMT

Ferid Belhaj who took up the position of the World Bank Group vice president for Middle East and North Africa on July 1, 2018, explained to Egypt Today the additional pillars to the plan thoroughly.

Twitter expands premium video content in Middle East and N. Africa with over 16 partnerships

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 - 01:16 GMT

New research reveals that 72% of Twitter users in MENA consider Twitter as one of their main sources for online video content

Google disbands artificial intelligence ethics board

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 - 09:23 GMT

The U. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced in that Arab states are facing a water supply emergency they need to coordinate an urgent response to.

World Bank expects Egypt to hit 2nd highest growth rate in MENA

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 11:59 GMT

The World Bank expected Egypt to achieve a growth rate of 5.5 percent during 2019, marking the second highest growth rate in the ME and N. Africa region behind Djibouti.

Terrorist acts violate int'l peace, human rights: Sadek

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 - 11:28 GMT

Sadek said that the Egyptian prosecution team have a great experience in crimes of terrorism that could be useful at the international level.

1 million Egyptians to get free medical consultations via Altibbi

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 - 09:51 GMT

Egyptian citizens can now use Altibbi, the MENA region’s first and largest digital health platform

Egyptian Eastern Takht Band performs in Andalusia Music Festival

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 - 02:35 GMT

The 13th session of the Andalusia Music Festival came to a closure with a performance by the Egyptian Oriental band.

Kuwaiti FM: Middle Eastern coalition able to confront region's challenges

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said the Middle Eastern coalition is capable of confronting challenges facing the Arab region.

Waves of Sustainability

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 07:44 GMT

With MENA region facing pressing development challenges, water crises& energy shortages, Revolve Water is taking its annual AMWAJ summit to Barcelona in October