Egypt

May 2, 2000

03:00 GMT

Egypt's state electricity body is to become a limited company, enabling the government to privatize it 49 percent, the government daily Al-Gomhuriya s

May 1, 2000

03:00 GMT

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak tried Monday to reassure his people that the country's liquidity problems were under control, saying there would be n

April 30, 2000

03:00 GMT

Egypt is preparing to sell off a stake in fixed-line telecom monopoly Telecom Egypt, Prime Minister Atef Obeid said in comments published Saturday. "T

03:00 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Mussa said Saturday that a meeting on Arab-Israeli peace with his counterparts from Saudi Arabia and Syria should take

April 29, 2000

03:00 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ebeid said his government will meet every day "for the next two weeks" starting immediately to tackle a monetary crisis p

03:00 GMT

   A new car appears every nine minutes on Cairo's traffic-choked roads, according to traffic department statistics published Friday.  Last year,

03:00 GMT

Assistant U.S Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Edward Walker said Friday that there was still hope for the Syrian-Israeli part of the peace process

April 28, 2000

03:00 GMT

The 350-year-old Beit Seheimi, an architectural jewel in the heart of Islamic Cairo, is soon to open its doors to tourists after six years of restorat

April 27, 2000

03:00 GMT

Egypt's grand mufti, Sheikh Nasr Farid Wassel, branded smokers as "sinners" in remarks published Wednesday and announced the launch of a countrywide a

April 26, 2000

03:00 GMT

  Egypt Urges for Israel's Adherence To NPT   Egypt urged parties to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty on Tuesday to demand that Israel join t

April 25, 2000

03:00 GMT

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak ordered his government on Monday to ease a shortage of local currency by injecting around 25 billion pounds (7.5 bill

April 24, 2000

03:00 GMT

Syrian president Hafez Al-Asad is to hold talks with Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in the Egyptian city of Alexandria Monday on the Middle East pea

03:00 GMT

The Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchanges (CASE), in conjunction with both the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) and the Financial Times, developed a new index entitled 'FT-CASE', Business Today of Egypt

03:00 GMT

Banque Misr customers will be able to utilize secure online credit card payment services as of late June. This will mark the 11th online service to be offered by the bank. The new service was develo

April 23, 2000

03:00 GMT

Egypt is spending more than four billion Egyptian pounds (1.2 billion dollars) to subsidize basic foodstuffs, Supply and Internal Trade Minister Hassa