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Egypt to construct 8 international universities in New Administrative Capital by 2020

Egypt’s government will construct eight international universities in the New Administrative Capital by 2020, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research...

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IMF expects Egyptian economy to grow 5.3% in 2018

  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects Egypt’s economy to grow by 5.3 percent in 2018 and 5.5 percent in...

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Egypt develops national plan to upgrade electricity grid: presidency

The official spokesperson of Egypt’s presidency Bassam Radi said on Saturday that an ambitious national plan has been developed aimed...

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April 25 is a full paid vacation day for private sector workers

Egypt’s Minister of Manpower Mohamed Safaan said that Wednesday April 25 is a full paid vacation day for private sector...

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US dollar prices slightly increase on Monday

The US dollar exchange rate witnessed a slight increase against the Egyptian pound reaching an average of LE17.58 during the banking dealing...

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Cotton exports decline by 36.7%: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced that total cotton exports fell to 128.3 thousand quintals during...

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US dollar maintains stable rates against Egyptian pound

The US dollar maintained stable rates against the Egyptian pound on Wednesday morning. The dollar settled at LE17.60 for purchase...

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New Administreative Capital will not burden state coffers: company head

Ahmed Zaki Abdin, head of the Administrative Capital for Urban Development, the company responsible for developing Egypt’s new capital, said...

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Africa strives for global leadership: Egypt's Supreme Court head

Head of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek said on Monday that the Egyptian state is proud...

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Egypt committed to free and fair presidential elections: Foreign Minister

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri stressed the Egyptian government’s full commitment to holding free and fair presidential elections that once...

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Egypt parliamentary committee slams Amnesty statement on Sinai 2018 operation

An Egyptian parliamentary committee on Saturday slammed an Amnesty International statement regarding the ongoing Sinai 2018 military operation against terrorism...

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Egypt receives largest UK trade delegation in two decades

UK trade envoy to Egypt Jeffrey Donaldson arrived in Cairo on Saturday for a five-day visit, heading the largest British trade...

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IMF official expects Egypt growth rate around 5% in 2018

Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Jihad Azour expects Egypt’s economic...

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Cold weather expected for Sunday, Cairo 18C

Meteorologists expect cold weather on Sunday across most parts of Egypt, while very cold across all regions throughout the night....

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