Egypt held runoff elections for its upper chamber of Parliament Monday, a week after the first round was marred by violence and accusations of vote manipulation.
Egypt closed its border to Gaza and said any decision to reopen the crossing for Palestinians would be made in consultation with U.S. and EU officials. The Washington Post reported that hundreds of Gaza residents had slept in fields and empty houses on th
Talks between Egypt and Israel to open a Jewish museum in Cairo are making minimal progress, according to eTN. The Jewish Community Council in Cairo believes there are enough Jewish monuments and artifacts in Egypt to build a museum.
RAFAH, Egypt, June 17 -- All but sealed off by Egypt and Israel, Gaza presented an intensifying security concern to its neighbors and a fast-approaching humanitarian crisis Sunday, three days after its takeover by Hamas.
CAIRO -- A regularly updated collection of weird and whacky news items from Egypt. Word is out - wives' privacy trumps husbands' suspicions?
RAFAH, Egypt, June 18 (UPI) -- Egypt closed its border to Gaza and said any decision to reopen the crossing for Palestinians would be made in consultation with U.S. and EU officials.
MONTREAL, June 18 (Reuters) - Revisions in the International Monetary Fund's currency surveillance policy were not supported by China, Egypt and Iran, board sources said on Monday.
Source: IRIN The European Commission (EC) has awarded 55.5 million euros (about US$74.2 million) for a landmark development project in Egypt's South Sinai Governorate. The aid will target some of Egypt's poorest rural populations, including Sinai's 22,000 Bedouin population, many of whom are failing to benefit from Sinai's booming tourist economy.
CAIRO, June 18 (Reuters) - El Sewedy Cables said on Monday it will build a $50 million power transformer plant in Egypt, with production expected to start by April 2008.
Fitch Ratings has today revised the Outlook on the Arab Republic of Egypt's Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default rating ('IDR') to Positive from Stable, while affirming the rating at 'BB+'.