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Archaeologists find ancient pottery workshop in Egypt

This undated photos provide by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, shows a 4000-year old pottery manufacturing workshop that was recently discovered close to the Nile River in Aswan province, southern Egypt. A statement Thursday July 19, 2018, by the Antiquities Ministry said the workshop, the old

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-07-19 14:25:35

Egypt to Allow for Majority Stake in Heliopolis Housing Offer

Egypt will offer investors the chance to take a majority stake in state-heldHeliopolis Housing, Finance Minister Mohamed Maait said, as the government readies to launch a program to offer shares in public-sector firms.The government willselladditional stakes in five companies by the end of the year,

BLOOMBERG - 2018-07-19 10:01:47

Egypt's powerful president is facing unusual dissent over rapidly rising prices

Egypt's government has introduced a new value-added tax and floated the currency, which has subsequently lost value. (Sima Diab/Bloomberg News) CAIRO - Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi is confronting one of the toughest challenges he has faced since seizing power five years ago, as rising pri

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-07-19 11:34:00

Egypt passes bill to block popular social media accounts

ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2011“We are the men of Facebook” is written on the ground as anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt.

STARADVERTISER.COM - 2018-07-19 03:05:00

Egypt drops key wheat supplier

CAIRO, EGYPT — Egypt’s General Authority on Supply Commodities (GASC) on July 18 announced it has removed a top supplier of wheat from its list of approved sellers, according to a report from

WORLD-GRAIN.COM - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

Why Egypt Is Ultimately Destined For Democracy

CAIRO— Five years ago, I wrote that the military would not beable to maintain popular supportif they abandon the democratic process, and that neither the Muslim Brotherhood nor the military would be able to re-impose authoritarianism. Egypt cannot be stable without democratic governance. The only re

WORLDCRUNCH.COM - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

Egypt Passes New Restrictions on Free Press

The new legislation authorizes the government to punish journalists who publish fake news, according toReuters. It alsocategorizespersonal social media accounts, blogs and websites with over 5,000 followers as a media outlet, meaning they could be prosecuted for violating the new law.

MSN.COM - 2018-07-18 22:22:46

Egypt determined to find Italian student's killers: Sisi

CAIRO (Reuters) - President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told Italy's visiting interior minister on Wednesday that Egypt was determined to conclude an investigation into the 2016 murder of an Italian student and bring his killers to justice, the presidential palace said. FILE PHOTO: A man holds a placard d

REUTERS - 2018-07-18 19:48:57

Egypt To Open A Giant Black Mystery Sarcophagus Despite Warnings

Not long ago, Egyptian Archaeologists discovered a huge 2,000-year-old sealed coffin, and as you’d imagine, they want to open it to see who or what is inside.

COLLECTIVE-EVOLUTION.COM - 2018-07-18 18:47:13

Ignoring Collective Fears, Archaeologists in Egypt Are Opening That Mysterious Black Sarcophagus

As reported byScience Alert, an interesting find in Alexandria, Egypt last week went viral, as a 9-foot-long black sarcophagus was exhumed from deep beneath the surface during an archaeological dig. And, at this time, literally nobody knows what or who is inside.

BLOODY-DISGUSTING.COM - 2018-07-18 17:38:40

Egypt Poised to Give Itself the Power to Block Anyone With 5,000-Plus Followers Over 'Fake News'

A bill just passed in Egypt that will empower the government to block users on social media for spreading "fake news" if they have over 5,000 followers. As of Wednesday, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi still needed to ratify the legislation into law, which he is expected to do given his government'

GIZMODO - 2018-07-18 16:45:00

Billionaire Sawiris Steps In to End Egypt Investors Dispute

Egypt on Wednesday approved a deal settling a land dispute pitting the government against a group of international investors who owned a stake in a company controlled by one of the country’s richest men, a senior government official directly involved in the talks said.Investors including American bu

BLOOMBERG - 2018-07-18 14:16:17

Egypt to import 500,000-700,000 T rice paddy over next year -minister

CAIRO, July 18 (Reuters) - Egypt expects to import between500,000 and 700,000 tonnes of rice paddy over the next year, theAl-Borsa newspaper quoted Supply Minister Ali Moselhy as sayingon Wednesday, after slashing its own cultivation earlier thisyear.In a bid to conserve scarce water resources, Cair

AGRICULTURE ONLINE - 2018-07-18 08:00:29

Dubai’s Emaar Properties to double investments in Egypt – Alabbar

Located some 125 kms (80 miles) west of Alexandria, Egypt’s second biggest city, the Marassi project was originally planned to include more than 3,000 apartments and 600 hotel rooms and suites.

MSN.COM - 2018-07-18 04:39:40

Rights Groups Concerned Egypt's Military Using Counterterrorism to Target Dissidents

As Egypt is cracking down on militants across the country, particularly in the country’s Sinai region, some experts and rights groups have voiced concerns that the country’s security forces are using counterterror measures to target dissidents.

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-07-18 00:35:00

Magician bitten by venomous cobra in Turkey flown to Egypt, forces nations to work together

A magician bitten by a cobra forced Turkish and Egyptian health officials to work together to save his life despite tense political relations.World-recognized Iranian magician Alef Ghafouri is being hospitalized after being bitten by an Egyptian cobra during a rehearsal for an upcoming show in the r

NEWSWEEK - 2018-07-17 20:41:50

Egypt to Begin Process for Offering Stakes in 5 State Firms

Egypt will begin the procedures for offering stakes in five public sector companies, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly’s office said Tuesday, in an effort to boost growth and attract investment.The five companies that would see additional stakes offered are: Heliopolis Housing, Alexandria Mineral Oils

BLOOMBERG - 2018-07-17 16:08:34

Egypt Names First Five State Companies to Float Shares Under Privatization Plan

The companies are Alexandria Mineral Oils Company, Eastern Tobacco, Alexandria Container and Cargo Handling, Abou Kir Fertilizers, and Heliopolis Housing, a cabinet statement said.

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20 Fashion Cutouts Showing The Beauty Of Egypt In A Unique Way

PublishNot your original work?Add sourceAn Egyptian artist called "Mohamed Salah" Try to show the beauty of Egypt through his way.Show Full TextHe studies modern sciences and arts Then employs his talent and studies to Promotes tourism in Egypt and the result was amazing.This also gave fashion desig

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Egypt’s Parliament Fights the Ink Monopoly and Goes Paperless

Egypt’s parliament will soon go paperless to reduce the financial burden on the government, the state-run Middle East News Agency reported Tuesday.“I belong to the generation of the chalk and blackboard, and I use electronic gadgets,” Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal was quoted as saying, noting tha

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