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  • 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 ....

  • AL chief receives Kuwaiti Speaker

    Date: 2018-01-16 12:58:27 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:7194031

    Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit on Tuesday received Speaker of the Kuwaiti Parliament Marzouk el Ghanem to discuss means of promoting ties among Arab parliaments in an effort to upgrade Arab joint action. The two sides also ....

  • 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 ....

  • Insurance investments hit EGP 8bn in 2017 -- Omran

    Date: 2018-01-16 10:35:48 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:16 - ID:7193731

    Head of the Financial Supervisory Authority Dr. Mohamed Omran on Tuesday said that the net investments of public insurance companies on the Egyptian market increased to 86 billion pounds in 2017. This constitutes a 41 percent rise compared to ....

  • Israel to ban all humanitarian visits by Hamas members - paper

    Date: 2018-01-16 10:32:09 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:7193720

    The Israeli government told the High Court on Monday that members of the Palestinian movement of Hamas and their first-degree relatives will be banned from making humanitarian visits to Israel, Times of Israel reported Tuesday. It was responding ....

  • 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 ....

  • Military spokesman: 3 Takfiris arrested in central Sinai

    Date: 2018-01-16 09:36:11 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:7193533

    Third Field Army forces Tuesday arrested three Takfiri elements while monitoring movements of security forces, according to the military spokesman. Colonel Tamer el Refaey said in a statement a bomb targeting forces in central Sinai has been ....

  • Jewish settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque under Israeli army protection

    Date: 2018-01-16 09:29:33 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7193521

    A group of extremist Jewish settlers on Tuesday stormed the precincts of Al Aqsa Mosque from Bab el Maghreba gate under the protection of Israeli occupation forces. The settlers carried out provocative tours at the holy site and performed ....

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