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  1. Cairo: INTERVIEW: Building bridges for ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Groong

    ... Born in Yerevan in 1990, Armenian Minister of the Diaspora Mkhitar Hayrapetyan, who begins an official visit to Egypt this week, earned his Master's degree from the Department of Oriental Studies at Yerevan State University in 2013. In 2011, he ...


  2. Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly inspects Nasser City's West Plateau project -Press PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Egypt Today

    ... this regard, Mohamed Fawzi el-Nashar, head of the Central Authority for Reconstruction in Central and Northern Upper Egypt, explained to Mabouly that Assiut Plateau project's first phase is completed along 12 km of the road, connecting the plateau ...


  3. Egyptian farmers complain about water shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Egypt Today

    In Upper Egypt's Sohag, banana crops were destroyed as the main irrigation canals have been filled with water hyacinth for more than 12 years, complained Mansour Salman, an owner of a banana farm. Standing on the irrigation canal, Salman told Egypt Today that the canal has been completely neglected.


  4. Cairo governor refers Shubra district head to investigations over house collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Egypt Today

    ... of several buildings. The recent collapse of many buildings highlights the longtime problem of construction in Egypt, the effects of poor maintenance, violations of building codes, and illegal extensions and constructions. The latest tragedy ...


  5. Egypt Court Denies Ex-President Mubarak, Sons Motion to Throw Out Corruption ConvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Egypt's highest appeals court on Saturday rejected a motion by former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to overturn their conviction on corruption charges. The ruling by the Court of Cassation, Egypt's final recourse for appeals in criminal cases, dashed any hope that Gamal, Mubarak's younger son and one-time heir apparent, could run for public office.


  6. No sympathy for the devil: 8 things to know for September 23Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... ability to control what happens on the ground, has a dramatic influence on the progress of the talks between Egypt, Hamas and Israel on a ceasefire agreement, and has succeeded, by his actions, in changing Cairo's direction," he writes. 6. No love ...


  7. Cairo: INTERVIEW: Celebrating Egyptian-Armenian fraternityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    Egypt's Minister of Emigration and Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram talks to Al-Ahram Weekly about the ministry's Root Revival initiative and Egyptian-Armenian relations Egypt's Minister of State for Emigration and Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram talks to Nora Koloyan-Keuhnelian about the ministry's Roots Revival initiative, Egyptian-Armenian relations and the upcoming tribute to the community for the Armenian minister of the diaspora's visit to Egypt.


  8. Egypt officials arrive in Gaza to salvage Hamas truce with Israel, FatahRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    ... Fatah faction. The two Egyptian emissaries, Ahmed Abdel Khaleq who is in charge of the "Palestinian Portfolio" in Egypt's Mukhabarat (General Intelligence Service), and Mustafa Shehata a top Egyptian diplomat, entered the Gaza Strip through the Erez ...


  9. Egypt court upholds corruption conviction of Mubarak, sonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    In this Sept. 14, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, seated center left, and his two sons, Gamal Mubarak, left, and Alaa Mubarak attend a hearing in a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt.


  10. Red Sea area to witness intensive oil activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Egypt Today

    This came during the meeting of the General Assembly of Ganoub El-Wadi Petroleum Holding Company to approve the results of its financial results during the fiscal year 2017/2018. The minister clarified that this step comes after the borders' demarcation agreement with Saudi Arabia and the implementation of the geophysical data processing project in open areas in the Red Sea and southern Egypt.


  11. Egypt inks $352mn deal with Siemens to manage power stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Egypt's state Electricity Holding Company said that Siemens would contract experts from the state-run firm to manage, operate and maintain the power stations. - Reuters file photo Egypt's state Electricity Holding Company said that Siemens would contract experts from the state-run firm to manage, operate and maintain the power stations.


  12. England Returns Ancient Egyptian ArtworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Archaeology

    According to an Ahram Online report, a limestone relief bearing the cartouche of King Amenhotep I that had been offered for sale in a London auction house has been handed over to Egyptian authorities. An archaeologist who spotted the relief in London and realized it had been stolen in from the Karnak Temple Complex in Luxor in 1988 alerted Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities.


  13. LafargeHolcim Research in Practice Grants presented in Mexico CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Journal of Commerce

    ... for the generation of electric power by harnessing tidal currents; and Nada Nafeh of the American University in Cairo, Egypt, who will further develop an approach to improve living conditions in informal settlements; her vision has the potential to ...


  14. Egypt's ancient temples rescued from the Nile 50 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Times

    ... after their village location - were carved out of cliffs overlooking the Nile in the time of Ramses II, the ruler of Egypt from 1298 to 1235 BC. The larger has four colossal statues of a seated Ramses II at the entrance, through which there are ...


  15. Court orders release of former president's sonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Gleaner

    In this file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons, Gamal Mubarak and Alaa Mubarak, attend a hearing in a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt. An Egyptian court yesterday ordered the release from detention of former President Hosni Mubarak's two sons, overturning a ruling by another court whose judge surprisingly told police to arrest them and send them to prison.


  16. 20 tombs unearthed in Aga Khan site, Aswan, since 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Egypt Today

    ... at the Aga Khan site in Aswan's west bank since 2014 has discovered 20 tombs from the Graco-Roman period, late ancient Egypt and early Christianity. Director of Aswan and Nubian Antiquities, Abdel-Moneim Saeed, said that the uncovered tombs vary in ...


  17. German investments in Egypt records $641M through 1,103 companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Egypt Today

    Nasr clarified that Germany ranks the 20th in the list of countries investing in Egypt, aiming to upgrade its position to be among the top 10 investing countries among its markets. This came during Nasr's meeting with a delegation of the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development including Head of Development Cooperation for the Middle East, Asia, South America and South Eastern Europe Claudia Warning, and Head of Development Cooperation with the Middle East Klaus Kramer.


  18. A Matter of HumanityToday,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... is not theirs. This is a people that took their "Arabic" numerals from the Hindu numerical system, cryptography from Egypt, and their coveted arches from Egyptians, Babylonians, Greeks and Romans. Ignorance and envy have led to self-deception and ...


  19. Italy's Di Maio says government united to keep election pledgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 |

    Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio has not threatened to pull his party out of the ruling coalition, his spokeswoman said on Thursday, adding that the government was united in its determination to keep its policy pledges. FILE PHOTO: Italian Deputy PM Luigi Di Maio speaks during a news conference in Cairo, Egypt August 29, 2018.


  20. Cairo: On being an Armenian and an EgyptianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Groong

    Any call to celebrate the Armenian component of Egyptian society indeed deserves praise and needs attention. This is especially the case when we look to it as an opportunity to go back, revisit history, revive memories and appreciate those days that shaped our life, gave meaning to our existence and enabled us to contribute to the life of Egypt.