Egypt’s Tourism Promotion Authority office in New York announced Friday it would no longer offer visas upon arrival to any non-Egyptian wishing to travel to Egypt for tourism effective May 15, 2015.
Egypt will receive financial deposits pledged by Gulf States leaders at the Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) in the coming few days, the Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) governor, Hisham Ramez told MENA Monday.
Egypt signed a deal to import 35 shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) over five years with Russian energy company Gazprom on Tuesday, the Petroleum Ministry said in a statement
Egypt's prosecutor-general said on Tuesday that the death of political activist Mohamed El-Gendy, who was killed in February 2013 after suspected police torture, was due to injuries caused by a hit-and-run car accident.
Egyptian authorities have now made it a little harder for tourists to enter Egypt. Starting 15 May, individual tourists arriving in Egypt will be required to apply for a visa at an Egyptian consulate prior to arrival at the airport, according to a press statement sent out on Tuesday by the Egyptian Tourism Ministry.
The local- international joint mission to observe the parliamentary elections has stressed the necessity of involving politicians and NGO representatives in the government committee created to amend the law on electoral constituencies, as well as taking into account the political parties' response to the amendments.
Egyptian business tycoon Samih Sawiris donated 100 million EGP ($13.1 million) to the Zewail City for Science and Technology, Egypt Nobel Laureate Ahmed Zewail announced in a news conference at the headquarters of the city in 6th of October City Monday.
Egypt's central bank governor said on Monday that the deposits pledged in assistance to Egypt by Gulf countries are set to be delivered within days, state news agency MENA reported.
Egypt's housing minister signed four memoranda of understanding worth a total of $13.5 billion (102.9 billion Egyptian pounds) to develop real estate and tourism projects on the outskirts of Cairo.
After an alleged online affair with a man, a 29-year-old alleged killed her three children in Sharbas villages in Damietta (Delta) in Egypt Saturday, Youm7 reported.
More than 14.7 million tourists visited Egypt in 2010, dropping to 9.8 million in 2011. They rose the following year to 11.5 million but shrank back to about 10 million last year.
Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hossam Moghazi said potential international consultancy firms have been narrowed down to two and a selection will be made within days.
Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday he is willing to negotiate personally with Syrian President Bashar Assad to end that country's four-year-old conflict.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said at the Economic Summit that Egypt needs 200 to 300 billion dollars to advance, calling on developed countries to invest in Egypt.
Egypt and Abu Dhabi-based Al-Nowais Investments Group signed an energy deal worth $4.5 billion Sunday to construct Egypt’s first coal-fired power plant in the Suez area, Youm7 reported.
Gulf Arab governments are encouraging - and in some cases pressuring - hundreds of companies to attend an international investment summit in Egypt this week, in a move that may help the firms become top players in a rebounding Egyptian economy.
Egypt may receive 3 Rafale fighter jets from France by this summer for the inauguration ceremony of the new Suez Canal in August 2015, French newspaper Le Figaro reported Wednesday.
His Highness the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and his accompanying delegation are scheduled to leave on Friday for Egypt to take part in Egypt's Economic Development Conference in Sharm El Sheikh, convening from March 13th to 15th, according to the Kuwait News Agency, KUNA.
In a slum inhabited by Cairo’s legions of informal garbage collectors, children in tattered sandals walk down muddy, trash-strewn alleys to get to Mama Maggie’s community center, where their feet are washed, their wounds are dressed and they are encouraged to learn and play.
The National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM) announced Wednesday that children were most abused in Egypt at schools and on the street in February.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi held a meeting with high caliber security officials Thursday to discuss security plans for the Economic Summit in Sharm El-Shiekh, according to a presidential statement.