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  • Trump urges European countries to increase spending on defense

    Date: 2018-07-11 11:42:58 GMT - Belgium - International - SN:5 - ID:7483674

    President Trump headed to a NATO summit in Brussels on Wednesday with one key talking point that allies need to pay up on their defense spending commitments, ABC News reported. Few policymakers would disagree that Europe needs to spend radically ....

  • PM: Designs of 7 new projects in New Administrative Capital approved

    Date: 2018-07-11 11:26:07 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:7483627

    Prime Minister and Housing Minister Moustafa Madbouli said several ministerial decisions were issued over the past three weeks to approve designs of seven new projects in the New Administrative Capital, some 50 km east of the capital Cairo. The ....

  • Egypt seeks solving all problems of Egyptians abroad -- Minister

    Date: 2018-07-11 11:24:04 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:3 - ID:7483620

    Minister of State for Immigration Nabila Makram said on Wednesday that her ministry is working to solve all problems facing Egyptians abroad. At a meeting with representatives of the ministries of defense, interior, education, housing, ....

  • Yemeni army regains control over Houthi sites in Taiz

    Date: 2018-07-11 09:15:35 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7483309

    Yemeni army, backed by Saudi-led coalition forces, made advances into al Silo directorate in South East Taiz amid retreat of Houthi troops which suffered big material and humanitarian losses, Al Arabiya Channel reported quoting field sources. The ....

  • Sisi says Egypt puts youth on top of its priorities

    Date: 2018-07-10 15:56:06 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:15 - ID:7482626

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi highlighted on Tuesday the importance of the Ministry of Youth and Sports’ role in helping youth. Sisi's remarks came during a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf ....

  • Pope Tawadros starts Austria visit

    Date: 2018-07-10 15:24:32 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:14 - ID:7482546

    Pope Tawadros of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark arrived here Tuesday on a visit to Austria after visiting Italy and the Vatican. The pontiff was welcomed upon arrival by Egyptian Ambassador to Austria Omar Amer and the embassy ....

  • Transport minister: No rise in train ticket prices ahead of improving services

    Date: 2018-07-10 15:09:09 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:13 - ID:7482509

    Transport Minister Hisham Arafat said there will be no rise in train ticket prices ahead of improving services. During a meeting with the parliamentary committee for transportation on Tuesday, Arafat said there is controversy about train ticket ....

  • Pompeo talks tough on Iran while visiting UAE

    Date: 2018-07-10 12:39:54 GMT - USA - International - SN:12 - ID:7482159

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the US wants to show Iran its actions have "a real high cost", while on a visit to the UAE. Speaking to Sky News Arabia, Pompeo said on Tuesday that a focus remains on denying "Iran the financial capacity to ....

  • FM: Egypt seeks enhancing ties with China

    Date: 2018-07-10 12:33:29 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:11 - ID:7482137

    Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Tuesday said that Egypt and the other Arab countries are willing to cooperate with China for implementing the Belt and Road Initiative. In his speech at the 8th session of the ministerial meeting of the ....

  • CBE: Annual inflation rate down to 10.9 percent in June

    Date: 2018-07-10 12:26:55 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:10 - ID:7482118

    Egypt's inflation rate plunged on a year-over-year basis to 10.9 percent in June against 11.1 percent in May, the Central Bank of Egypt said in a press release on Tuesday. On a month-over-month basis, the consumer price index stood at 1.6 percent ....

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