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  • Education Ministry denies minister's resignation over graft probe

    Education Ministry denies minister's resignation over graft probe

    Date: 2015-09-08 07:38:15 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:3308129

    The Education Ministry on Monday denied media reports that Minister Moheb El Rafei resigned against the backdrop of a corruption case in the Agriculture Ministry. Rafei, who is in France to take part in a conference on literacy and sustainable ....

  • Mahlab says 'no lenience at corruption'

    Mahlab says 'no lenience at corruption'

    Date: 2015-09-08 07:33:33 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:3308101

    CAIRO, Sept 7 (MENA) - Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab asserted on Monday his government had directives on its first day in office to combat corruption. "No lenience at corruption," the premier said in a press statements. He dismissed reports ....

  • Awqaf Ministry denies ties with Qatar

    Awqaf Ministry denies ties with Qatar

    Date: 2015-09-08 07:13:53 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:2 - ID:3307957

    The Awqaf Ministry denied Monday any links with Qatar because of its supportive stance of the Muslim Brotherhood. "Reports in this regard are fabrication and baseless," Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said in a statement. Even in Quran ....

  • Army starts anti-terror comprehensive operation in North Sinai

    Army starts anti-terror comprehensive operation in North Sinai

    Date: 2015-09-08 06:08:37 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:3307721

    The Armed Forces said on Monday a comprehensive operation has been started in North Sinai to uproot terrorism there. "Troops of the second field army, supported by personnel of the special forces and the anti-terrorism police, stormed terrorist ....

  • Sisi's visit to Singapore

    Sisi's visit to Singapore "successful" -- Diplomat

    Date: 2015-09-07 11:21:40 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:6 - ID:3303553

    Premjith Sadasivan, the Singaporean Ambassador in Cairo, has hailed as "successful" President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's recent visit to his country. Sisi's talks with Singaporean officials were successful in every sense of the word, Sadasivan told ....

  • Minister: Egypt needs dlrs 10 bn investments, gov't to continue in New Administrative Capital project

    Minister: Egypt needs dlrs 10 bn investments, gov't to continue in New Administrative Capital project

    Date: 2015-09-07 11:21:06 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:3303545

    Minister of Investment Ashraf Salman said the government needs dlrs 10 billion worth investments from the private sector and foreign investors to up the targeted growth rate from 5 to 5.5 percent by the end of the 2015/2016 fiscal ....

  • Finance Minister says Egypt likely to issue int'l bonds to narrow budget deficit

    Finance Minister says Egypt likely to issue int'l bonds to narrow budget deficit

    Date: 2015-09-07 11:20:36 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:3303537

    Finance Minister Hany Qadry said Monday the Egyptian government can issue international bonds or use the Sukuk mechanism to narrow the 2015-2016 budget deficit. Egypt will primarily depend on its regular economic resources, Qadry said in his ....

  • Sisi confers with petroleum minister on new gas find

    Sisi confers with petroleum minister on new gas find

    Date: 2015-09-07 08:38:52 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:3 - ID:3301953

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday met with Petroleum Minister Sherif Ismail, Presidential Spokesman Alaa Yousef Said. During the meeting, Ismail briefed Sisi on the details of a new gas discovery, pointing out that the government plans to ....

  • 5 policemen wounded in attack on checkpoint in Behaira

    5 policemen wounded in attack on checkpoint in Behaira

    Date: 2015-09-07 08:37:25 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:2 - ID:3301937

    Five policemen were wounded in an attack on a security checkpoint in the Delta city of Behaira early Monday. A number of unidentified gunmen opened fire at the mobile checkpoint as they were trying to escape from the troops who signaled for them ....

  • Finance Minister inaugurates euromoney conference

    Finance Minister inaugurates euromoney conference

    Date: 2015-09-07 08:36:42 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:3301921

    Finance Minister Hany Qadry inaugurated the 20th session of the Euromoney Egypt Conference Monday. Egypt is looking forward to achieving more economic growth, especially in light of the important economic events that took place in the country, ....

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