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  • Sisi: We support OIC in facing challenges

    Date: 2018-01-16 14:26:18 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:24 - ID:7194412

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi underlined on Tuesday, Egypt's keenness on supporting the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and enhancing its role in the face of current challenges to the Islamic world, said Presidential Spokesman Bassam ....

  • Chief prosecutor remands governor for 4 days over bribery

    Date: 2018-01-16 13:32:44 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:23 - ID:7194238

    Prosecutor General Nabil Ahmed Sadek ordered on Tuesday, the remand of the Governor of Monofiya Hisham Abdel Baset for four days over bribery charges. The Supreme State Security Prosecution undertook a probe with the governor and two other ....

  • Shoukry: Al Quds remains top priority of Egypt's foreign policy

    Date: 2018-01-16 12:59:13 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:22 - ID:7194183

    Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry asserted on Tuesday that Al Quds (East Jerusalem) and the protection of sacred places in the holy city will remain one of the top priorities of Egypt's foreign policy. Shoukry's statements came at a meeting with ....

  • Petroleum min. urges upgrading refining labs to meet local market needs

    Date: 2018-01-16 12:58:46 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:21 - ID:7194145

    Petroleum Minister Tareq el Mulla underlined on Tuesday the importance of developing Egyptian refining labs to secure local market needs and curb imports. During the general assemblies of Petroleum Cooperative Society Company (COOP), Misr ....

  • Planning minister says growth rate in 2017-2018 could reach 5.5%

    Date: 2018-01-16 12:58:37 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:20 - ID:7194124

    Planning Minister Hala el Saeid says that the anticipated growth rate of the fiscal year 2017-2018 has risen from 4.8 percent to somewhere between 5.3 and 5.5 percent. Speaking during the second annual conference on the transformation to ....

  • EFSA: Shares issued in 2017 worth EGP 151bn

    Date: 2018-01-16 12:02:14 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:18 - ID:7193916

    Chairman of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) Mohamed Omran said Tuesday that shares issued in 2017 reached 151 billion pounds; 62 percent higher than 2016. The capital market does reflect the economic landscape in Egypt, Omran ....

  • Egypt takes part in 83rd edition of IGW in Berlin

    Date: 2018-01-16 12:02:07 GMT - Germany - Egypt - SN:17 - ID:7193987

    Egypt will take part in the 83rd International Green Week Exhibition (IGW), due to be held in Berlin on January 18 through 25. A high-level delegation led by Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Abdel Moniem el Bana will be representing ....

  • Egyptian-Ethiopian committee meetings kick off

    Date: 2018-01-16 09:52:31 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:14 - ID:7193599

    Preparatory meetings of the Egyptian-Ethiopian committee started here on Tuesday at the level of senior officials in the premises of the Foreign Ministry. The Egyptian side to the meetings is led by Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs ....

  • Atheism not phenomenon in Egypt, plan to combat it -- minister

    Date: 2018-01-16 08:09:58 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:8 - ID:7193333

    Atheism is not a phenomenon in Egypt, a minister said on Monday, adding that there is a plan to combat it. Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa also warned of the dangers of atheism. "The ideas of atheists, like extremists and terrorists, ....

  • Pope Francis thanks Azhar Imam; urges more inter-faith efforts

    Date: 2018-01-16 06:55:45 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:7193198

    Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb on Monday received a cable from Pope Francis, thanking him for a Christmas greeting message sent on December 25. In his cable, the Pope prayed God to bless every sincere step meant to promote peaceful coexistence, ....

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