Friday, December 8, 2017

Colliers International: hotel occupancy in 4 Egyptian cities records 48% in 2016

Hotel occupancy rates in Egypt's Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, Cairo, and Alexandria are expected to record 30 percent, 31 percent, 61 percent, and 71...

Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih: Oil market will balance without output cuts

Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid al-Falih revealed Sunday that he believed the oil market would balance itself in 2017 even if producers did not...

Yemen's Saleh asks UN to allow him to travel to Cuba

Yemen's powerful ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, a key ally of the country's dominant Houthi movement, has asked the United Nations Security Council to allow...

Egypt among first states in Middle East, Africa to recognise Georgia

New Georgian ambassador to Egypt Alexander Nalbandov stated that Egypt played an important role in supporting Georgia, as it was among the first countries...

Egypt parliamentary mission visits London today to warn against 'political Islam'

An Egyptian delegation including 12 MPs affiliated with parliament's foreign affairs committee will visit London Sunday to exchange views with British politicians and MPs...

IS conflict: US soldier killed in Syria blast

A US serviceman has been killed by an improvised explosive device while fighting against so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria, officials say. The soldier, who...

Israel arrests 13 on suspicion of arson over mass wildfires

Israeli police arrested 13 people on Friday on suspicion of arson, authorities said, after massive wildfires tore through central and northern Israel, a conflagration...

Number of Egyptians worldwide to reach 100 million today

Egypt's population will reach 92 million on Thursday, rising by one million over the last six months and making the total number of Egyptians...

Israel proposes 500 new settlement homes near Jerusalem

Jerusalem's municipality has proposed building 500 more housing units in an area of the city annexed by Israel after the 1967 Middle...

Sisi to partake in Africa-Arab Summit in Equatorial Guinea

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and a number of 25 Arab and African leaders are participating in fourth Africa-Arab Summit held in Malabo, Equatorial...

Dalai Lama says has 'no worries' about Trump's election

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday he has "no worries" about Donald Trump's election as U.S. president, adding that he...

Sisi addresses terrorism, security in Portuguese Military Academy lecture

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi concluded his three-day visit to Portugal on Tuesday by visiting the Portuguese Military Academy, where he gave a lecture...

Court adjourns retrial of officer accused of killing Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh to 22 Dec.

The South Cairo Criminal Court adjourned on Sunday the retrial of Central Security Forces officer Yassin Salah, who is accused of killing activist Shaimaa...

Breaking: Egypt court quashes Morsi life sentence

Egypt's highest appeal court has overturned a life sentence handed down to ousted President Mohammed Morsi. The Court of Cassation ordered that the 65-year-old...

Yemen conflict: No extension to 48-hour truce

The Saudi-led multinational coalition fighting the Houthi rebel movement in Yemen says a 48-hour cessation of hostilities will not be extended. A coalition spokesman said...

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