Egypt reserves reach record high of over $36 billion
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's foreign reserves reached 36.036 billion dollars in July, a record high, which the prime minister described as “good news” as it shows that the economy is recovering, the central bank said Tuesday. The bank announced the increase ...
CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Egypt net foreign reserves surge to $36.04 bln, highest since 2011 uprising
Egypt net foreign reserves surge to $36.04 bln, highest since 2011 uprising
Egypt Foreign Reserves Surge to Record as Confidence Returns
Egyptian Islamic authority sets up fatwa kiosk in Cairo metro
Sheikhs from Egypt's highest Islamic authority have opened a fatwa kiosk in the Cairo metro to offer religious advice to commuters in what they say is an effort to counter extremism. The idea is proving popular with travellers passing through Cairo's ...
Egypt Subway Fatwas
Muslim Clerics Dispense Religious Rulings in Cairo's Subway
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What a Novel Can Say About the Egyptian Revolution
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In 2016, five years after the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian government decided to alter public mentions of the 2011 revolution. It omitted names of activists from grade-school textbooks, and downplayed the mass protests in some ...
Half of Egypt U19 team set to join seniors for FIBA Women's AfroBasket 2017 training camp
This year's African Championship will take place in Bamako, Mali, from August 18-27, and it serves as a qualifier for the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2018 in Spain. Egypt would need to reach the Final to ensure their first-ever World Cup appearance.
Irishman detained in Egypt for four years has first chance to offer defence in court
An Irishman who has been detained in Egypt for four years has had his first opportunity to defend himself in court, Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has said. Ibrahim Halawa was imprisoned after being detained during Muslim Brotherhood protests ...
Egypt activists challenge mental disability stigma
Cairo - 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 ...
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 ...
India, Egypt discuss opportunities to expand trade ties
India and Egypt today discussed opportunities to expand cooperation in key areas such as trade and reaffirmed that bilateral relations were "very strong" and wide in scope having great potential for expansion. "Last year, India and Egypt had concluded ...
Egypt wheels out country's first bike-share program
Atef Abdel Hamid and Rania Hedeya, the program manager of UN-Habitat Egypt, in July. The project, titled “Bicicletta,” will channel 30 million Egyptian pounds ($1.7 million) for the next three years to the bike-share project in Cairo. It is funded by ...
UPDATE 1-Egypt to issue $2-4 bln in dollar-denominated eurobonds in Q1 2018
CAIRO, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Egypt will issue between $2 billion and $4 billion in dollar-denominated eurobonds in the first quarter of 2018, Finance Minister Amr El Garhy told state news agency MENA on Tuesday. Earlier this year, Egypt sold $7 billion in ...