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After energy, the government is looking to attract investment in a number of other key sectors including manufacturing, real estate, petrochemicals, and tourism.
March 05, 2015 - 18:48 GMT
Egypt will launch a new economic development program aimed at revitalizing the country’s flailing economy during an upcoming major investment conference.
Bulldozers push earth and dredgers spit mud round the clock at Egypt’s Suez Canal in a race to quickly expand the strategic waterway for two-way traffic.
March 05, 2015 - 18:21 GMT
Bulldozers push earth and dredgers spit mud round the clock at Egypt’s Suez Canal in a race to quickly expand the strategic waterway for two-way traffic.
The tough days that Egypt’s tourism industry has faced seem to be finally over after four years.
March 05, 2015 - 18:08 GMT
Demand for hotel rooms across Egypt in the second half of 2014 increased by 58%, says expert.
Mohamed Salah
March 05, 2015 - 13:47 GMT
Italy Serie A champions Juventus have revealed they are wary of Egypt winger Mohamed Salah ahead of their game against Fiorentina in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semis on Thursday...
Mohamed Ibrahim has been replaced as interior minister in a cabinet reshuffle Thursday. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 13:46 GMT
Mohamed Ibrahim has been replaced as interior minister in a cabinet reshuffle Thursday.
Safinaz sharing her heart rendering story on Dream TV. (Image: Facebook)
March 05, 2015 - 10:15 GMT
Egypt-based belly dancer Sofinar, often known as "Safinaz", shared on live news some shocking reports about the hotel that sued her for disgracing the Egyptian flag.
Egypt aims to fully repay its $3.1 billion debt to foreign oil and gas companies by mid-2016, around a year later than previously indicated.
March 05, 2015 - 08:42 GMT
In November, Egypt said it would repay all its debts within six months.
The government repaid $5 billion in November and December 2014 in outstanding debts out of a total of $8 billion.
March 05, 2015 - 05:55 GMT
Egypt will present 12 petroleum, petrochemicals and minerals projects worth $10 billion at the economic development conference set for mid-March, the petroleum ministry has said.
Hamas increased its security measures on the border Wednesday as tensions between Gaza and Egypt escalate. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 20:51 GMT
Hamas increased its security measures on the border Wednesday as tensions between Gaza and Egypt escalate.
The project will be built with Egyptian-Arabtec cooperation at a cost of $40bn.
March 04, 2015 - 19:47 GMT
Housing Ministry asks for higher percentage of residential units than previously agreed, says source.
The fire at a convention center lasted four hours and injured 40 people Wednesday. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 18:14 GMT
The fire lasted four hours and injured 40 people Wednesday.