The canal, the fastest shipping route between Europe and Asia, earns Egypt around $5 billion per year, a vital source of hard currency in a country whose tourism and foreign investment have slumped
February 27, 2015 - 09:52 GMT
Egypt's military could help build an industrial hub around a new Suez Canal, the project's manager said, the first suggestion that the armed forces may play an important role in the huge investment venture planned alongside the new waterway.
The officers will be held for four days pending investigations into the death of Karim Hamdy. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The officers will be held for four days pending investigations into the death of Karim Hamdy.
Fiorentina players celebrate Salah's goal
February 27, 2015 - 00:34 GMT
The Fiorentina coach is delighted with the player they brought on loan to Chelsea in exchange for the Colombian attacker following their Europa League win over Tottenham
The official Petra news agency said that the agreement signed in the Jordanian capital, Amman, would set in motion the implementation of the first phase of a long-awaited project.
February 26, 2015 - 22:30 GMT
Jordan and Israel signed a deal on Thursday to build a pipeline to link the Red Sea with the shrinking Dead Sea and combat regional water shortages.
Fiorentina 2-0 Tottenham (agg 3-1): Salah strikes as Spurs crash out
February 26, 2015 - 21:37 GMT
The Egyptian capitalised on a poor touch from Jan Vertonghen to send Vincenzo Montella's men into the last 16 of the Europa League after Mario Gomez broke the deadlock
Tamer Hosny released a teaser for his
February 26, 2015 - 15:07 GMT
Tamer Hosny has fans going cray-cray with a YouTube teaser for his song "180 Degrees".
Hamza Namira playing his sweet tunes. (Image: Facebook)
February 26, 2015 - 10:28 GMT
“I’ll continue presenting the art that I love. I’ll continue to give concerts. See you next concert," the Egyptian singer wrote after the Egyptian Syndicate of Musical Professions' recent decision to expel him.
Shaabola attacks ISIS once again with harsh song lyrics. (Image: Albawaba file)
February 26, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Patriotic Egyptian folk singer Shaabola has attacked ISIS once again with a new insulting song.
On 24 January an explosion targeted the Cairo Security Directorate building. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 08:42 GMT
Another bomb has exploded in the greater-Cairo area, this time at a police station in El-Waraq district in Giza governorate, making it the fourth attack in Egypt today.
Egyptians walk on al-Moez street in Cairo’s Khan al-Khalili district on February 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 08:34 GMT
One person as been killed as three bombs explode in Cairo's Muhandiseen and Imbaba neighborhoods.
The promotional campaign is oriented towards the Arab market, to support inter-Arab tourism, according to a Tourism Ministry statement released Wednesday.
February 26, 2015 - 08:20 GMT
The Ministry of Tourism and the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Authority (ETPA) are set to launch Thursday evening a promotional campaign entitled “Misr Qareeba” (Egypt is Close).