Egyptians angered over sharp rise in vegetable prices
Cairo announced three-month ban on export of onions in bid to bring prices down
September 25, 2023, 3:03 PM
Adnoc Distribution opens three service stations in Egypt in expansion push
The company plans to launch another six by the end of 2023
September 23, 2023, 2:33 PM
Struggling Egyptians turn to buy-now-pay-later offers - even for vegetables
Use of deferred payments is expected to increase by more than 50 per cent this year as citizens contend with record high inflation
September 21, 2023, 3:30 AM
Egypt reopens oldest Ottoman mosque after five-year restoration
The work was carried out by the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities and cost about $161,000
September 17, 2023, 7:40 PM
Cost of school supplies provides textbook example of inflation's effect on Egypt
Business is slow in Cairo's Al Fagala district, where pupils and parents traditionally go to stock up for a new term
September 15, 2023, 6:00 PM
Egypt's ban on niqab in schools met with scepticism and resistance
Doubts that decree stopping girls wearing veil will be implemented, while some parents threaten to remove daughters from lessons
September 13, 2023, 2:20 PM
Sandstorms in Cairo as Storm Daniel brings lower temperatures and rainfall
Daniel had lost much of its strength by time it reached Egypt, after bringing devastation to Libya, where 2,000 are dead and 10,000 missing
September 12, 2023, 11:29 AM
Ethiopia completes final filling of dam after failed Cairo talks
The $5 billion hydroelectric project has been opposed by Egypt and Sudan
September 10, 2023, 1:04 PM
Egypt, Jordan and Japan agree to increase co-operation on peace, energy and education
The countries met on Wednesday at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo
September 06, 2023, 11:53 AM
Four dead in Cairo building collapse
Four-storey structure comes down in Hadayek Al Qubba, the seventh such incident in two months
September 06, 2023, 10:59 AM
Overpopulation Egypt's biggest obstacle for economic prosperity, says El Sisi
President said high birth rates are the main reasons behind the country's struggling education and health sectors
September 05, 2023, 2:57 PM
Demolitions at Cairo’s Al Qarafa cemetery come with high human and cultural cost
Despite a public outcry and political action, demolitions of some of Cairo's oldest tombs are still under way
September 03, 2023, 9:39 AM
Coalition of Egyptian parties criticises government in rare act of public dissent
Free Current is considering withdrawing from public affairs until 'political life is revived on constitutional foundations'
August 29, 2023, 8:32 AM
BP to invest $3.5 billion in Egypt's energy sector over next three years
A portion of the investment will go towards renewable energy projects, including green hydrogen
August 28, 2023, 4:21 PM
Latest Nile dam negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan begin
New round of talks indicate a warming of ties between Cairo and Addis Ababa
August 27, 2023, 1:54 PM
Restoration of Cairo’s historic mosques criticised over 'cultural erosion'
Row breaks out after work carried out at Al Hussein, Sayeda Nafisa and Al Aqmar, some of Cairo's oldest Islamic sites
August 18, 2023, 3:15 AM
How engineer and his sons found ancient Greek ship on Egypt's north coast
The Mesharafas used undersea exploration technology to discover remains of vessel dating back to third century BC
August 15, 2023, 2:45 AM
Egypt launches dollar-based pension plan for citizens living abroad
Pension fund offered through the National Bank of Egypt and Misr Insurance can be started with a minimum one-time payment of $500
August 14, 2023, 2:57 PM
Egypt reopens 900-year-old Al Aqmar Mosque
The 10-month renovation project cost 14 million Egyptian pounds and included repairs to the facade
August 14, 2023, 2:25 PM
Egypt inflation soars to record 36.5% in July amid higher food and tobacco prices
The increase in the July headline rate exceeded analysts' estimates
August 10, 2023, 7:53 AM