Egypt awards Suez hub project to consortium that includes army: sources
The Suez Canal is the fastest shipping route between Europe and Asia and brings in around $5 billion of revenues per year, a vital source of hard currency for Egypt which has suffered a slump in tourism and foreign investment since a 2011 uprising.
Egypt awards Suez hub project to consortium that includes the army
Voice of America
Egypt Still Ready to Host Arab-Israeli Talks
Voice of America
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi has told journalists that the Egyptian peace proposal to end the conflict in Gaza was "still on the table" and that Egypt would like see a rapid conclusion to the violence. Egypt extended its diplomatic efforts ...
Egypt increases electricity to Gaza
Report: US, Egypt pressuring Israel to join Cairo cease-fire talks
Pro-Gaza rallies scarce in tense, weary Egypt
State Department's Rebuke of Egypt Undermines War on Terror
CAIRO, Egypt-- Last Thursday, during a press briefing in Washington, DC, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf accused Egypt of using military weapons "against their own people." Badr Abdel-Atti, spokesman for Egypt's Foreign Ministry, fired back, ...
Egypt rejects US military aid comments
Egypt's foreign ministry orders complaint over US State Department comments
Egypt strongly criticizes US remarks over aid
Egypt increases electricity to Gaza: official
GAZA/CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has increased the amount of electricity it provides to Gaza and urged Israel to repair power lines damaged during Israeli bombardment that has left at least one million people without electricity, an Egyptian official said ...
Gaza border at Rafah tightly controlled as Egypt remains hostile to Hamas
As the death toll in Gaza passes 1,400, Egyptian hospitals have treated more than a hundred casualties of an Israeli military campaign drawing an otherwise muted response from Egypt, as its political establishment weighs humanitarian responsibilities ...
Egypt IPOs Set for Revival as Etisalat Is Said to Consider Sale
Egypt “has been lagging in terms of new IPOs coming into the market for almost four years now,” Amr Elalfy, managing director of MubasherTrade Research, a Cairo-based analysis company, said yesterday. The Etisalat Misr sale “would likely open the door ...
Etisalat's Egypt unit plans $500 million Cairo IPO
The Daily Star
Palestinians give Egypt mediators Gaza truce demands
The Daily Star
Egypt had proposed an unconditional ceasefire followed by talks between Israel and Hamas early into the 27-day conflict, which has claimed the lives of more than 1,800 Palestinians, most of them civilians, according to an emergency services spokesman ...
Gaza crisis: Israel 'unlikely to go to talks in Egypt'
Egypt was set to host talks, with President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi saying its plan was a chance to end bloodshed. Exchanges are continuing in Gaza, as Israel continues to hunt for a soldier, Hadar Goldin, who went missing on Friday. Hamas' military wing ...
The government wants to control the mosques
Anyone who defies the order risks a year's imprisonment and fines of up to 50,000 Egyptian pounds ($7,000). In April the government said it had dismissed 12,000 imams and licensed 17,000 more to make up the shortfall. Across the country, all must give ...
Egypt's decision to side with Israel has cost Gaza dear
Last week a convoy carrying medical supplies to Gaza from Egypt was turned back by Egyptian soldiers over 100km from the border. The convoy's organisers knew they risked being stopped – but that was part of the point. “It was expected,” said Salma Said ...
Iran says Egypt dragging its feet on allowing aid to Gaza
Iran criticises Egypt for delaying permits to bring aid into Gaza
Egypt must reopen Rafah crossing soon: Iran diplomat