Iran's investment in aluminum industry hits USD 2.7 B

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Iran's investment in aluminum industry hits USD 2.7 B 

TEHRAN, May 11 — Deputy Industry, Mine and Trade Minister said that Iran's total investment to achieve 470,000-ton capacity in aluminum industry is USD 2.7 billion.

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Egypt welcomes New Year with fireworks over pyramids to promote ailing tourism

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Egypt welcomes New Year with fireworks over pyramids to promote ailing tourism 

CAIRO, Jan. 1 — As the clock hit midnight, an impressive fireworks display lit up the skyline of Egypt's iconic pyramids to welcome the New Year.

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Egyptians wish for more security, better economy as countdown ticking for New Year

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Egyptians wish for more security, better economy as countdown ticking for New Year 

CAIRO, Jan. 1 — As the world is bidding farewell to outgoing 2015 and countdown is ticking for the New Year, Egyptians wish for more security and stability as well as better economic conditions in 2016, after five years of political instability and economic recession.

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Cuba, China to replace Turkey, Egypt for Russian tourists

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cuba, China to replace Turkey, Egypt for Russian tourists 

MOSCOW, Nov. 30 — The Indian state of Goa has been removed from the Russian list of safe travel destinations.

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Russia mulls support to tour firms after Egypt flights suspension

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia mulls support to tour firms after Egypt flights suspension 

MOSCOW, Nov. 10 — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Monday that the government will support the tourism industry hurt by the suspension of flights to Egypt, warning that resumption of tours will not come soon.

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Egypt to join Vienna talks on Syrian crisis

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Egypt to join Vienna talks on Syrian crisis 

CAIRO, Oct. 28 — Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will participate in a meeting on the Syrian crisis in Vienna on Friday, the foreign ministry announced Wednesday.

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1st LD: Egypt court gives Morsi life in prison over spying charges

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on 1st LD: Egypt court gives Morsi life in prison over spying charges 

CAIRO, June 16 — An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced ousted president Mohamed Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood guide Mohamed Badei along with other seven members of the group for life in prison over spying charges, state-run Nile TV reported.

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Egypt economy struggles despite decline of foreign debt

May 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Egypt economy struggles despite decline of foreign debt 

By Mahmoud Fouly

CAIRO, May 2 (PNA/Xinhua) — The Egyptian economy is still struggling with trade and budget deficits as well as upcoming unpaid dues despite the improvement of the country's credit rating and the decline of its external debts, said Egyptian economic experts.

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2 police officers killed in Egypt's Sinai blast

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2 police officers killed in Egypt's Sinai blast 

ARISH, Egypt, April 9 — At least two policemen were killed and three recruits injured late Wednesday night as their armored vehicle was hit by a blast in Arish city in Egypt's North Sinai province, a security source told Xinhua.

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U.S. considers major arms sales to Egypt

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on U.S. considers major arms sales to Egypt 

WASHINGTON, April 9 — The United States is considering a USD57 million sale of air-to-ground missiles to Egypt, the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency ( DSCA) said Wednesday.

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