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Egyptian MP Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat, nephew of former president Anwar Sadat, was accused of
March 01, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Last month, Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat criticized parliament's leaders over extravagant spending at a time of economic hardship for millions of Egyptians.
Authorities are already coping to provide services for Greater Cairo's 23 million residents and Egypt's 93 million plus population. (Shutterstock/Khemchanin)
March 01, 2017 - 09:41 GMT
A report by Euromonitor International puts Cairo at number one and Alexandria 19th on the list of the world's fastest growing cities.
The announcement coincided with the sixth anniversary of commencing construction work on the dam. (File photo)
March 01, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Ethiopia has announced that the GERD has bypassed the halfway mark for construction, with the completion of the power receiver and transmission stations.
The officials spoke on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because they are not authorised to talk to reporters.
February 28, 2017 - 16:57 GMT
At least 22 people were arrested on Monday after hundreds in Port Said protested death sentences against 10 residents for their part in a deadly 2012 football riot.
The Emirati Safwan Petroleum Technologies company allocated $2m initial investments for the Egyptian market. (Shutterstock/Wan Fahmy Redzuan)
February 28, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The UAE's Safwan Petroleum Technologies has allocated $2m for oil field testing, while Al-Mousa Specialized Cables is targeting sales of $35m in Egypt this year.
The Evangelical Church in the Suez Canal city of Ismailiya began receiving displaced citizens. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The request comes after hundreds of Egypt's Coptic Christians have fled the Sinai Peninsula following a number of killings in recent weeks by suspected militants.
The arrangement with Uber will provide easy financing for drivers with a “reasonable” interest rate which would be commensurate with the driver’s monthly income. (File photo)
February 28, 2017 - 05:13 GMT
Uber Egypt aims to remove the costly barriers to purchasing a new car by providing easy financing for its drivers.
Mohamed Aboutrika
February 27, 2017 - 16:31 GMT
Interior ministry spokesman says Mohamed Aboutrika is free to return to Egypt, despite previous action taken against him.
Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi faces charges of helping up to 20,000 people escape prison in 2011, including members of the Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas, and Hezbollah. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Mohamed Morsi and other Muslim Brotherhood members were among the thousands of prisoners freed amid the chaos of the 2011 uprising.
There was no immediate comment from Sisi's office. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Sisi, now 62, went on to win a presidential vote in 2014. He has not said whether he will seek re-election when his current term ends in 2018, but has made much of his popular mandate and promised to respect the will of Egyptians.
Egypt last increased its entry visa fees in April 2014, from $15 to $25. (Shutterstock/Andriy Oleksienko)
February 27, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Tourists to Egypt will have to pay $60 instead of $25 for single entry visas, in a move to raise revenues that have plummeted since a Russian plane was shot down over the Sinai peninsula in October 2015.
The Confederation of African Football logo
February 26, 2017 - 16:21 GMT
The COMESA Competition Commission opened an investigation into the claims of monopoly practices allegedly carried out by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) with regards to the marketing of broadcast rights and the sponsorship of CAF tournaments.
Hungarian ambassador to Egypt, Péter Kveck (Photo: Daily News Egypt)
February 26, 2017 - 16:01 GMT
The Hungarian ambassador to Egypt, Péter Kveck, met with the Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports, Khaled Abdel Aziz, on 21 February at the ministry’s headquarters...
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (L) meets with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry on February 25, 2017, in the capital Cairo. (AFP/Stringer)
February 26, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The issue of airline security came up in talks involving visiting British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry.
Misr Italia Deputy Chairman Mohamed al-Assal said his company was no longer in contact with Saudi Arabia over the deal. (Shutterstock)
February 26, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
An agreement to build housing units in Saudi Arabia has been suspended by Egyptian investors over a "breakdown in communications" between the two countries.
Fans have been barred from attending football matches for three years, following the Port Said Stadium massacre
February 25, 2017 - 17:22 GMT
Fans have been barred from attending football matches for three years, following the Port Said Stadium massacre