September 21, 2000
Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ebeid has announced a nine-month deadline for the government to repay LE25 billion in accumulated debts to the public and private sectors. An average sum of LE2.5 billion
Egypt will offer at least 20 percent of its national telecommunications firm, Telecom Egypt, on Egyptian and world markets at the end of October, information minister Safwat al-Sherif said Monday.
"Egypt has succeeded in introducing [computer] technology to 91 percent of all schools nationwide," stated education minister, Hussein Kamel Bahaeddin. However, the lack of qualified teachers may be t
September 20, 2000
A state security court in Cairo has sentenced a woman who claims to be a Sufi mystic and leader of a Sufi sect to five years jail with hard labor.
Science fiction as a literary genre is alien in Egypt, despite some attempts by writers and the invasion of Hollywood movies.
Egypt’s top legal body, the State Council, has approved a draft bill to abolish the use of flogging and caning as disciplinary measures in prisons, in
Relations between Cairo and Tehran are improving on a daily basis, Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa was reported by Iran Daily newspaper on Wednes
Khaled Zaki has just finalized the last shoot of his latest series, in which he plays the role of a man who is married to four women!
Jala Fahmi reveals many secrets in her latest interview, like the fact that she does not purposely take off her clothes in movies, favors quality over
The fledgling Egyptian film industry has gotten tired of its non-existence at the international level. However, the movie business is not sitting stil
The Egyptian radio will honor Fayza Ahmad with comments from Abdul Wahab Mohammad, Baleegh Hamdi Mohammad Sultan and more.
Sixteen foreign housekeepers are reported to have been deported after testing positive for the HIV-virus that causes AIDS.
The United States organized meetings between Israeli and Egyptian army officers in an attempt to foster a dialogue between the defense establishments
Egyptian parliamentary elections set for next month will be held under magistrate supervision for the first time in nearly 50 years. The three-stage v
Amnesty International has denounced what it called Egypt's "muzzled society" in a report that accused the government of systematically harassing oppos