Egypt businesses battle inflation after currency devaluation
Egyptian entrepreneurs, like Ibrahim Soudan, were forced to scour the black market for dollars a year ago to pay for imports as they battled a crippling foreign currency shortage. But today the country's banks are flush with greenbacks and the black ...
Is Egypt's Zohr Field A Game Changer?
A politically turbulent six-year period has impacted the Egyptian business environment, adding a new layer of political risks to investments made across the national economy. Despite this, the outlook in certain sectors is largely positive; and the gas ...
Tourism in Egypt: Can Trained Bedouin Guides Lure People Back to the Sinai Peninsula?
Hosni Mubarak has been walking the Egyptian desert for most of his life. He knows where to find shelter in a flood, which plants are medicinal and when a storm is coming. As a Bedouin from the Jabaliya tribe, his territory lies in the hills surrounding ...
Egypt activists challenge mental disability stigma
Ghada Tosson waits anxiously outside an Egyptian high school in the Helwan district south of Cairo as her daughter with Down's syndrome sits her end-of-year exam. Winning the chance to sit standard high school tests took years of fighting in a country ...
Gaza set to become scene of Egypt-Qatar tug of war
Hamas concluded a set of meetings earlier this month with dismissed Fatah leader Mohammed Dahlan and the Egypt-backed United Arab Emirates (UAE). Those meetings give the Gaza Strip hope for a breakthrough in its decadelong blockade by Israel and ...
Kenya Beat Egypt to End on a High
Kenya on Sunday won the women's CAVB Zone Five World Championship qualifying tournament at the Kasarani Indoor Arena with an easier than expected 3-0 sets (25-18, 25-17, 25-17) win over arch-rivals Egypt. Egypt finished second in this tournament ...
Volleyball: Head coach savours Kenya's sweet revenge against Egypt
“I am very proud of myself and the team after comfortably beating a team (Egypt) that denied us a chance to go to Rio. I was the coach then and I have been waiting for such an opportunity to revenge for that painful loss," Munala told The Standard Sports.
APCO takes over Egypt government contract from Weber Shandwick
WASHINGTON: APCO Worldwide has taken over a public affairs contract with the Egyptian government that Weber Shandwick walked away from this month. APCO has signed on to the contract under the same terms, founder and executive chairman Margery ...
Egypt Officials Say Resort Knife Attacker Tasked by IS
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CAIRO (AP) — Security officials said on Sunday that the Egyptian man who stabbed to death three tourists and wounded three others earlier this month in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada was tasked by the Islamic State group to carry out an attack against ...
Egyptian in Red Sea knife attack supported Islamic State, sources say
Egyptian in Red Sea knife attack 'supported Daesh'
Daily News Egypt
Egypt condemns terror attacks in Saudi Arabia, Somalia
In an official statement released Monday, Egypt's Foreign Ministry condemned both incidents, saying terrorists had “struck at Saudi Arabia's security and stability” and stressing Cairo's “solidarity with the Somali people and government” in the face of ...
Egypt condemns Somalia, Al-Qatif terror attacks - Daily News Egypt
UAE, Egypt flay Qatif attack
Bahrain, UAE, Egypt Condemn Terror Attack against Saudi Security Patrol