The number of Ukrainian tourists visiting Egypt in 2015 dropped by nearly half to approximately 277,000 from January to October compared to around 446,000 in 2014, said a statement by the tourism ministry Sunday
Pre-election campaign silence began Sunday, ahead of run-offs in the second and last phase of parliamentary elections where 213 individual seats are up for grabs.
Egypt's president appointed Saturday former minister Ahmed Darwish head of the Suez Canal Economic Zone Authority for a three-year term, as he launched what is dubbed a mega development project east of Port Said.
Islamic State affiliates in Egypt have claimed responsibility for an attack which killed four policemen in Cairo's twin city, Giza Saturday morning.
Our daily roundup of headlines appearing on Egypt's main state-owned and private newspapers on Nov. 29, 2015.
Egypt is set to generate electricity from the first unit of the Dabaa nuclear power plant in 2024, said Prime Minister Sherif Ismail on Saturday.
In less than 72 hours, residents of Egypt's over-populated capital Cairo will head to the polls in the second phase of house elections, amid growing public discontent with rising food prices, and an economy screeching to a halt in the aftermath of the Russian plane crash that has dealt a heavy blow to the country’s vital tourism sector.
Former members of the now defunct National Democratic Party (NDP) and heads of political parties are leading a fierce competition over parliamentary seats in a Menufiya, the birthplace of two former presidents who ruled Egypt for some 40 years.
As was the case in phase one of house elections at most of Egypt’s 14 provinces last month, in Sharqiya, the hometown of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, former members of the now-defunct National Democratic (NDP) as well as ex-military and police figures dominate the scene.
Residents of the troubled province of North Sinai are expected to head to the polls on Nov. 22-23 to vote for their representatives in parliament, despite an escalating insurgency that has left the militant hotbed almost a ghost town.
When campaigning kicked off for the upcoming election of Egypt's 2015 House of Representatives late September, several unlikely bedfellows emerged amid the complex web of alliances and coalitions.
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