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June, 2017

  • 28 June

    Egypt to keep customs exchange rate at 16.5 pounds/dlr in July – Nasdaq

    NasdaqEgypt to keep customs exchange rate at 16.5 pounds/dlr in JulyNasdaqCAIRO, June 28 (Reuters) - Egypt will keep its customs exchange rate steady at 16.5 pounds per dollar for July, Deputy Finance Minister for fiscal policies, Amr al-Munir, told Reuters on Wednesday. Egypt's annual inflation rate has soared since it ...and more »

  • 28 June

    Egypt army: 12 vehicles destroyed crossing from Libya – News24

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    News24Egypt army: 12 vehicles destroyed crossing from LibyaNews24Cairo - Egypt's military says its air force destroyed 12 vehicles loaded with weapons, ammunitions and explosives, after receiving intelligence that "criminal elements" were attempting to cross the western border with Libya. The military said, in a ...Egyptian air strikes hit 12 Libyan vehiclesdefenceWebEgypt : Country's warplanes hit arms convoy from LibyaPulse NigeriaEgypt Air Force Razes 12 Weapon-Loaded Vehicles Trying to Infiltrate Libyan BordersAsharq Al-awsat EnglishMiddle East Eye -Egyptian Streets -Egypt Independentall

  • 28 June

    Egypt Travel Ban Sudan – Colorado Springs Gazette

    Egypt Travel Ban SudanColorado Springs GazetteDozens of Sudanese activists living in Egypt as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamic militias and were close to approval for resettlement in the United States, now face legal limbo in Egypt after the Supreme Court partially reinstated ...and more »

  • 28 June

    Egypt: President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is Bullying Rivals Such as … – Newsweek

    NewsweekEgypt: President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is Bullying Rivals Such as ...NewsweekIf Khaled Ali is worried, he isn't showing it. Sitting behind a wooden desk in his office in downtown Cairo, the prominent human rights attorney is discussing his ...Egypt's Sisi Gives With One Hand, and Takes Away With the Other ...Chatham Houseall 2 news articles »

  • 28 June

    Hamas creates no-go security zone on border with Egypt – Aljazeera.com

    Aljazeera.comHamas creates no-go security zone on border with EgyptAljazeera.comPalestinian Hamas movement, which rules Gaza, has begun building a no-go security zone on the strip's border with Egypt, saying "Egypt's national security is Palestine's national security". Tawfiq Abu Niem, Gaza's deputy interior minister, said on ...Hamas to Create Buffer Zone With Egypt to Improve TiesU.S. News & World ReportHamas Preparing Buffer Zone Along Gaza-Egypt BorderHaaretzHamas building new buffer zone between Gaza Strip and EgyptThe Jerusalem PostThe Times of Israel -UPI.comall 63 news articles »

  • 28 June

    Honeymoon on the Nile in the style of the ancient

    This combination of factors allows us to travel easily to even the most remote parts of the world. There is certainly something special about a holiday in an exotic location.

  • 28 June

    People walking along the beach in Alexandria – " Egypt Today/Noha Ragab

    "Colors" is the theme of the day, and you can see bright eye-caching colors wherever you look. Children are dressed in their most vivid colors, which together with the blue sea makes a wonderful image.

  • 28 June

    Wooden toe proves Ancient Egyptians knew prosthetics

    It is considered to be one of the oldest prosthetic devices in human history. The mummified remains containing the wooden prostheses were originally discovered in 1997 in Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, near Luxor.

  • 28 June

    Armenia offers charter flights to some hot summer destinations

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The General Department of Civil Aviation announced on Wednesday, June 28 that charter flights will connect the Armenian capital with a number of destinations worldwide this season.

  • 28 June

    Woodbridge soldiers receive medals for role in peacekeeping project

    Airborne engineers based at Rock Barracks at Woodbridge have been presented with the Multinational Force and Observers Medal in recognition of their construction work on a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai Peninsula. Airborne engineers based at Rock Barracks at Woodbridge have been presented with the Multinational Force and Observers Medal in recognition of their construction work on a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai Peninsula.

  • 28 June

    Ethiopia: 34th PRC Ordinary Session Launched On the Run-Up to 29th AU Summit – AllAfrica.com

    Ahram OnlineEthiopia: 34th PRC Ordinary Session Launched On the Run-Up to 29th AU SummitAllAfrica.comThe 34th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) of African Union (AU) was launched here in Addis Ababa yesterday in the backdrop of the 29th AU summit, which will be held from 3-4 July 2017. The PRC, which discuss issues ...AU reform, peace among top issues at 29th AU summitNews GhanaChinese-funded airport project in Ethiopia to be completed next JanuaryGlobal Times55 Ambassadors discuss regional security at the opening of AU SummitafricanewsAhram Online -Independentall 6 news articles »

  • 27 June

    Egypt – New Amendments to Importers’ Registration Requirements – Lexology (registration)

    Egypt - New Amendments to Importers' Registration RequirementsLexology (registration)On 7 March 2017 the Egyptian Parliament issued Law No. 7 of 2017 amending Law No. 121 of 1982 establishing the Importers Register. Most of the amendments are related to importers' registration requirements and the sanctions for violating the ...

  • 27 June

    Egypt midfielder Trezeguet set for Kasimpasa move – Goal.com

    Goal.comEgypt midfielder Trezeguet set for Kasimpasa moveGoal.comEgypt international Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet is set for a move to the Super Lig where he is expected to join Kasimpasa. After struggling to make an impact at Anderlecht since joining from Al Ahly two seasons ago, the midfielder is set to join the ...and more »

  • 27 June

    The Latest: Egypt lets 6 Yemenis board New York-bound flight – UpperMichigansSource.com

    UpperMichigansSource.comThe Latest: Egypt lets 6 Yemenis board New York-bound flightUpperMichigansSource.comEgyptian airport officials say six Yemenis, including some with American citizenship, were allowed to board a flight to New York despite the Supreme Court's partial reinstatement of President Donald Trump's travel ban. The officials say the Yemenis ...and more »

  • 27 June

    Egypt army: 12 vehicles destroyed crossing from Libya – Washington Post

    Washington PostEgypt army: 12 vehicles destroyed crossing from LibyaWashington PostCAIRO — Egypt's military says its air force destroyed 12 vehicles loaded with weapons, ammunitions and explosives, after receiving intelligence that “criminal elements” were attempting to cross the western border with Libya. The military said, in a ...Sweet revenge: Egypt blocks website after it slates army's Eid biscuitsMiddle

  • 27 June

    Egypt lets 6 Yemenis board New York-bound flight – News24

    News24Egypt lets 6 Yemenis board New York-bound flightNews24Washington - Egyptian airport officials say six Yemenis, including some with American citizenship, were allowed to board a flight to New York despite the Supreme Court's partial reinstatement of President Donald Trump's travel ban. The officials say ...and more »

  • 27 June

    Tourists ride camels on the shores of the town of Dahab, in Egypt’s southern Sinai

    EL TOR _ 26 June 2017: Up to 2,007 tourists visited Dahab city in South Sinai in the past 24 hours, said a well-placed source at the South Sinai tourism sector. The tourists included 251 foreigners, 1,694 Egyptians and 62 Arabs, the source said.

  • 27 June

    Afreximbank to provide $200M to support SMEs in July

    Oramah's statement was part of a meeting with Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr, where they discussed boosting cooperation between Cairo and Afreximbank, supporting SMEs to help the neediest Egyptians, in addition to bolstering regional integration among the countries of the continent, a Monday statement from the Ministry read. During the meeting, Minister Nasr stressed on the importance of boosting regional integration, increasing investment in infrastructure in Egypt and other African countries and promoting industrial exports, which create jobs for the African youth.

  • 27 June

    Omar El Amroussy: Photographer of the Stars

    As the art of photography continues to develop, young Egyptian photographers become eager to add more perspective to still pictures and turn them into true pieces of art. We sat down with one of those thriving, young photographers who are changing the landscape of photography, Omar El Amroussy.

  • 27 June

    The 13-story ‘leaning tower of Alexandria’ in Egypt has fallen

    A picture taken on June 1, 2017 shows a general scene of a high-rise residential building toppling over as it leans on another tall building in a central neighbourhood of Egypt's coastal Mediterranean city of Alexandria. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER A picture taken on June 1, 2017 shows a general scene of a high-rise residential building toppling over as it leans on another tall building in a central neighbourhood of Egypt's coastal Mediterranean city of ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT - JUNE 1: People watch as construction equipments work at at