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  • 21 May

    In surprise move, Egypt central bank hikes key interest rates – Daily Mail

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    BloombergIn surprise move, Egypt central bank hikes key interest ratesDaily MailCAIRO, May 21 (Reuters) - Egypt's central bank raised its key interest rates by 200 basis points on Sunday, citing stronger economic growth and falling unemployment, confounding the expectations of economists who forecast rates were unlikely to change.Egypt Unexpectedly Raises Rates as IMF Urges Action on InflationBloombergEgypt central bank hikes key interest rates 200 basis points -c.bank statementReutersall 7 news articles »

  • 21 May

    Trump Trip: President Meets With Egypt, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait – NBCNews.com

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    NBCNews.comTrump Trip: President Meets With Egypt, Qatar, Bahrain, KuwaitNBCNews.comRIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Donald Trump kicked off the second day of his crucial trip to Saudi Arabia aimed at resetting relations with the Muslim world by meeting regional leaders. Another priority of his first foreign visit — jobs for ...On Saudi visit, Trump has cordial chat with Egypt's leaderLos Angeles TimesTRUMP on the 'battle between good and evil' -- Egypt reset continues, WH planning trip -- WOODWARD byline on ...PoliticoTrump Meets With Arab Leaders, Including Egypt's Sissi, Ahead of Major Islam SpeechHaaretzAl-Arabiyaall 3,903 news articles »

  • 21 May

    Trump plans Middle East return — to Egypt – Politico

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    PoliticoTrump plans Middle East return — to EgyptPoliticoRIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Donald Trump, a homebody by nature who spent four months in office before making his first trip abroad, said Sunday that he is planning a return trip to the Middle East, to visit Egypt. “We will absolutely be putting ...Donald Trump praises Egypt President al-Sisi and plans trip to CairoThe IndependentTrump compliments Egyptian president's 'nice shoes'New York PostTrump praises Sisi, says he hopes to visit EgyptReutersAljazeera.com -The Hillall 39 news articles »

  • 21 May

    Trump announces plans to soon visit Egypt – News24

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    News24Trump announces plans to soon visit EgyptNews24Riyadh - US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he would visit Egypt soon during talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in the Saudi capital. "We will absolutely be putting that on the list very soon," Trump said at the beginning of ...

  • 21 May

    Egypt refers 48 to trial over IS church bombings – eNCA

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    eNCAEgypt refers 48 to trial over IS church bombingseNCACAIRO – Egyptian authorities have referred 48 suspected Islamic State group members to military trial over three deadly church bombings, the public prosecutor's office said in a statement on Sunday. Of the 48 suspects, 31 are in custody and 17 still at ...Egypt refers 48 to military court over church bombingsAljazeera.comEgypt refers 48 to court over Coptic church bombingsBBC NewsEgypt refers 48 IS

  • 21 May

    A Vigil in Memory of Terror Victims in Tanta, Egypt

    A church in Tanta, Egypt, holds a vigil in memory of victims of last month's ISIS terror attack on the church in Egypt. Police guard the church's area during a vigil held in memory of those who died in a terror attack in Tanta last month, Egypt.

  • 21 May

    Joseph Ato Bissah scores to earn a point for Tanta in Egyptian Premier League

    Midfielder Jospeh Ato Bissah scored to earn a point for his Egyptian Premier League side Tanta in their 1-1 draw at El Geish on Saturday at the Cairo Military Academy Stadium.

  • 21 May

    Gov’t launches ‘Ahlan Ramadan’ to control price hikes

    "Ahlan Ramadan" Supermarket exhibition aims to control vendors' greed and price hikes as a result of the high inflation rate and floatation of the local currency. The minister added that exhibitions started in all governorates on May 15, and all the participating companies do not seek a profit margin, and offer the Egyptian people all the commodities at wholesale price or less.

  • 21 May

    The silence in Sinai: Covering Egypt’s ‘war on terror’

    For the past three years, Egyptian forces have been fighting ISIL offshoot Wilayat Sinai in the Sinai peninsula, but the government of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has managed to keep a tight lid on the story. Journalism that deviates from official accounts has been criminalised under an anti-terror law.

  • 21 May

    Egypt refers 48 Islamic State suspects to military court over church bombings

    Egypt referred 48 people to the country's military judiciary on Sunday for suspected involvement in three deadly church bombings and accused them of joining the militant group Islamic State. Egypt's Christian minority has come under attack in recent months.

  • 20 May

    Egypt: Nine killed in Sinai violence – Anadolu Agency

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    Anadolu AgencyEgypt: Nine killed in Sinai violenceAnadolu AgencyNine people were killed in violence in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, according to a local security source. Two civilians were abducted and slaughtered in North Sinai cities of Rafah and Arish, the source said on condition of anonymity ...After tribal

  • 20 May

    A Vigil in Memory of Terror Victims in Tanta, Egypt – Voice of America

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    Voice of AmericaA Vigil in Memory of Terror Victims in Tanta, EgyptVoice of AmericaPolice guard the church's area during a vigil held in memory of those who died in a terror attack in Tanta last month, Egypt. Saturday, May 20, 2017. (H. Elrasam/VOA). Security guards are checking women coming to attend the vigil in Mar Girgis church ...

  • 20 May

    Mummy-Filled Necropolis and Cartouche Honoring a Pharaoh Are … – History

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    HistoryMummy-Filled Necropolis and Cartouche Honoring a Pharaoh Are ...HistoryA cartouche of the last native Egyptian pharaoh, found under an old house in Abydos, is the latest in a string of exciting discoveries reported recently in Egypt.Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Carving Found in Looting HoleLive ScienceAncient stone block discovered at illegal excavation site in Egypt - Al ...Al-Arabiyaall 3 news articles »

  • 20 May

    ‘Arab Spring’ In Vain: Tunisia And Egypt Remain Corrupt – Forbes

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    Forbes'Arab Spring' In Vain: Tunisia And Egypt Remain CorruptForbesA popular uprising that began in Tunisia and Egypt seven years ago, calling for an end to corruption and the creation of economic opportunities, has yet to achieve these goals. In fact, Tunisia and Egypt have not become less corrupt since then, and ...

  • 20 May

    Egypt marks MS804 crash with ceremony and no information | News24 – News24

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    News24Egypt marks MS804 crash with ceremony and no information | News24News24Egypt has held a sombre ceremony on the first anniversary of the EgyptAir MS804 disaster in Cairo, but no answers were forthcoming on why the flight crashed ...Egypt Holds Memorial Service for Victims of EgyptAir Crashed Flight ...Egyptian Streetsall 3 news articles »

  • 20 May

    Beit el-Oud Orchestra, Angham el-Shabab live in Luxor

    This comes as part of celebrating Luxor's Arabian culture where Angham el-Shabab band will perform on May 20 a collection of their music such as Younis, Atyab Sha'ab , Gawaz and Khetoba , Hela Hela, and Ala Remsh Eyonha , among others. Meanwhile, Beit el-Oud orchestra, which is composed of Arab musicians, will perform on May 21 under the leadership of renowned Iraqi oud player and musician Naseer Shamma.

  • 20 May

    Egyptian Investment Minister Sahar Nasr with Saudi Investors – " Investment Ministry

    The Egyptian-Saudi Business Council plans to increase Saudi investment through an "ambitious plan," said Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr, who met with several senior Saudi investors, including Sheikh Saleh Kamel, on the sidelines of the 42nd meeting of the IDB in Jeddah. The cooperation portfolio with the IDB has already amounted to $2 billion to improve the livelihood of Egyptians through small and medium-sized projects in the fields of health, housing, sanitation, and agriculture.

  • 20 May

    5 Cairene museums to visit other than the Egyptian Museum

    In fact, Cairo has many precious museums worth visiting. Celebrating the International Museum Day, Egypt Today is recommending you top 5 museums in Cairo that should not be missed.

  • 20 May

    A memorial set for the victims of EgyptAir MS804 flight – " Karim Abdel Aziz

    Egypt's Minister of Civil Aviation Sherif Fathy, France's Ambassador to Egypt Andre Baran, the victims' families and a number of ministers, ambassadors and parliamentarians attended the service, as well as Egyptian public figures and representatives of the civil aviation sector and EgyptAir Company. EgyptAir Chairman Safwat Musallam renewed his condolences to the victims' families, reaffirming that they would never be forgotten.

  • 20 May

    Who to dive with in Hurghada?

    Read on for recommendations of who to dive with. Some people are nervous of going to Egypt at the moment because of the risk of terrorism.