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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.
Hundreds were rescued but ten died when migrants left North Africa on Tuesday. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 14:20 GMT
Hundreds were rescued but ten died when migrants left North Africa on Tuesday.
A court held two police officers responsible for the death of activist Khaled Saeed during Egypt's revolution. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 14:08 GMT
A court reaffirmed a ruling that sentences two policemen to ten years in prison Wednesday, holding the officers responsible for a demonstrator's death.

Egypt is also working to boost offshore oil and gas output by paying foreign explorers more to produce.
March 04, 2015 - 13:33 GMT
Sherif Ismail outlined several measures intended to stave off Egypt's worst energy shortages in decades, including launching a new round of talks to secure LNG until 2020.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry last month expressed concern about the Houthi uprising in Yemen. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs denied Monday it held meetings with the Houthi rebel group.
In Cairo a fire erupted at a conference Wednesday, injuring 16 people.
March 04, 2015 - 12:46 GMT
A fire in Cairo's conference injured 16 people Wednesday.
Diab is furious with MBC for illegally using videos from his private life. (Image: Facebook)
March 04, 2015 - 09:39 GMT
Amr Diab has threatened to take legal action against MBC TV for legal misconduct.