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Former leader of Unionist Party Refaat El-Saeed laid to rest Cairo - A funeral was held on Friday for Refaat El-Saeed, the former leader of the National Progressive Unionist Party, known as ElTagammu, following Friday prayers at Al-Hamd Mosque in Cairos ... Friday 18-08-2017 03:49 PM Infiltration attempt of eight people into Libya foiled Marsa Matrouh (Egypt) - Matrouh security bodies on Friday thwarted an attempt by eight persons to infiltrate into Libya via Salloum crossing. The eight persons included four Egyptians, two ... Friday 18-08-2017 01:46 PM Road accident leaves 6 killed, 51 injured in Suez Cairo - At least six people were killed and 51 others were injured today، Friday، as two buses overturned on “Katameya-Sokhna” road in Suez governorate. The injured were transferred to ... Friday 18-08-2017 12:25 PM Egyptian presidency mourns politician Refaat El-Saeed Cairo - Egyptian politician Mohammed Refaat El-Saeed, former chairperson of the National Progressive Unionist Party (Tagammu), has passed away Thursday aged 84 at his home in Cairo. The ... Friday 18-08-2017 10:57 AM Egypt achieves self-sufficiency of natural gas by the end of 2017 Cairo - Hamdi Abdul Aziz, director general of mining and oil at the Ministry of Petroleum, said work in project of Duhor Gas field is going on at a rapid pace with the aim of starting production ... Thursday 17-08-2017 11:46 PM Egypt's population may hit 128 mln by 2030: minister Cairo - Egypts population would reach 128 million in 2030 if birth rate continues to rise, said the health minister Ahmed Emad al-Din on Wednesday. Every woman of childbearing age is having ... Thursday 17-08-2017 08:14 PM Egypt's first bitcoin exchange to begin trading this month Cairo - Egypts first bitcoin exchange will go live later this month, the founders of Bitcoin Egypt said, linking the Middle Easts most populous country with a cryptocurrency that has surged in ... Thursday 17-08-2017 03:15 PM State-covered treatment codes increase from LE 4B to LE 7.6B Cairo - The budget of 15 state-covered treatment function codes will increase from LE 4 billion ($225 million) to LE 7.6 billion ($427 million), to ease financial burdens for poor patients, ... Thursday 17-08-2017 02:59 PM Sisi's initiative to renew religious discourse gained international support: Mufti Cairo - Egypt’s Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam said that Egypt’s President, El-Sisi’s Initiative to renew the religious discourse has become the focus of the global attention. President ... Thursday 17-08-2017 02:23 PM Executive regulations of New Investment Law ratified Cairo - The Egyptian Cabinet approved the executive regulations of the New Investment Law and were referred to the State Council, Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr said Thursday. Nasr added in ... Thursday 17-08-2017 01:33 PM Gazette published Sisi's decree approving maritime border demarcation Cairo - The gazette published on Thursday President Abdel Fatah El-Sisis decree approving the maritime border demarcation deal with Saudi Arabia. The Egyptian and Saudi governments signed ... Thursday 17-08-2017 12:11 PM Military spokesperson: 2 terrorists killed in Egypt's Sinai Cairo - Egyptian army killed on Wednesday two militants in Egypts North Sinai province, military spokesman said. A military raid targeted trucks carrying terrorists in North Sinai, killing ... Thursday 17-08-2017 12:01 PM Egypt's tourism revenues recover - Bloomberg Cairo - Egypt’s tourism receipts almost tripled and worker remittances rose in the last three months of its fiscal year, marking another step in the country’s economic recovery from a crippling ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 11:49 PM Electric train project to save Egypt EGP 2.3 bln annually Cairo - New electric train linking between Salam City and the New Administrative City will cost $1.25 billion and will save EGP 2.3 billion ($129 million) annually, Chairman of the National ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 08:17 PM UAE Ambassador to Egypt participates in launch of Vacsera vaccine factory Wednesday 16-08-2017 06:00 PM