Human, social development tops basic pillars of Egypt's plan for FY 23/24

Wed, 06 Sep 2023 - 02:16 GMT

The economic and social development plan for the fiscal year 2023/2024 directed attention to the human and social development sectors as one of the basic pillars of sustainable development.

Egypt's avid efforts to provide citizens with decent housing despite economic crisis

Fri, 23 Jun 2023 - 11:31 GMT

While suffering hard currency shortage, Egypt has allocated more than LE 10.2 billion for the social housing program in the state’s draft general budget for the fiscal year 2023/2024 to build up on the one-million housing project that was launched in 2014 to provide affordable apartments for Egyptians with low and middle income, as well as the high class.

Divorce rate in Egypt records 25 in every 100 cases: Minister

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 - 06:45 GMT

She added that the ministry is studying to increase the alimony fund to the divorcees to EGP 1,000 instead of EGP 500, in addition to advanced services.

Video of President Sisi with conscripted policeman is meme on social media in Egypt

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 03:55 GMT

Ayman said that he is working as a seller in a stationery shop in Ashmun village in Menoufia governorate, adding that his monthly income is LE 1,200 (US $ 76.58).

'TRIAL MARRIAGE': A religiously rejected initiative aims to ‘control high rate of divorce’

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 12:37 GMT

The form went viral on social media and was criticized by the majority of users.

PM follows up workflow in Sisi 's Decent Life initiative

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 09:22 GMT

Madbouly voiced the government's keenness on ameliorating services offered to citizens in the various governorates, especially in Upper Egypt, in line with the president's directives.

EIB eager to fund education projects in Egypt

Sat, 23 Nov 2019 - 12:28 GMT

Vice-president of European Investment Bank (EIB) Dario Scannapieco expressed interest in a meeting with Egyptian prime minister.

32.5% of Egyptians live in extreme poverty: CAPMAS

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 - 02:39 GMT

According to CAPMAS, Egypt announced that he who earns less than LE 8,282 (US$ 501.03) annually and $1.3 daily, lives under the poverty line.

Mute-deaf students’ works speak loudly at Zamalek Art Festival

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 - 10:23 GMT

Participating students exhibited their hand-made products of real leather handbags, crochet clothes, potteries, embroidered porcelain plates, and silver accessories.

Call for one-year in prison against husbands over ‘unstated polygamy’

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 - 01:51 GMT

The applicable Personal Status Law does not stipulate any punishment.

Ghada Elabsy: Words That Matter

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 01:02 GMT

Rising novelist, full-time physician and talented singer Ghada Elabsy recounts her journey to fame.

Parliament finally Ok’s 15% increase of pensions

Mon, 04 Jun 2018 - 06:17 GMT

The 15- percent increase came to cope with high prices since the state’s currency has been floated against the U.S. dollar with a 50 percent of devaluation in 2016.

Egypt to open its gates for Japanese schools

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 - 02:54 GMT

Japanese schools focus on teaching the Egyptian curriculum, while implementing some distinctive features of Japanese education.

From Palestinian refugee camp to London, Paris, Dubai boutiques

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 09:55 GMT

In a small workshop in a Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan, Halima al-Ankassuri embroiders traditional patterns onto a blue shawl.

'Social media suicide' in spotlight after Japan 'Twitter killer'

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 09:49 GMT

The grisly beheading of nine young people lured by a suspected serial killer.

State's administrative apparatus lacks skills: Ghada Waly

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 - 09:17 GMT

The Egyptian Minister of Social Solidarity discussed during the 4th day of the World Youth Forum the potentials and expertise of Egypt’s youth.

U.S. relations will suffer from disagreements:Turkish business group

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 - 09:19 GMT

Disagreements between Turkey and the United States will harm economic, social, cultural and academic relations between the two countries.

Parliament to discuss laws regulating social media

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 09:40 GMT

The deputy of the Defense Committee in the House of Representatives.

First Nubian Female Marriage Official “No job for men only”

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 - 06:50 GMT

Um Kulthum, 67, the first Nubian female marital official, challenges her male counterparts and wins the contest of official marital jobs in Aswan.

Superman confronts a new villain: white supremacists

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 03:14 GMT

No longer are planet-destroying extra-terrestrials or billionaire evil geniuses the villains.