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14 hours ago

Business
Egypt readies to establish world’s largest textiles factory in Mahalla

The Holding Company for Cotton, Spinning, Weaving, and Clothes signed a contract on Thursday to establish a new spinning factory at the Misr Spinning and Weaving Company in al-Mahalla al-Kubra, anticipated be the largest spinning factory in the world. Set ... Read More

18 hours ago

Science
UN: World could hit 1.5-degree warming threshold in 5 years

GENEVA (AP) — The world could see average global temperatures 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit) above the pre-industrial average for the first time in the coming five years, the UN weather agency said Thursday. The 1.5-C mark is the level ... Read More

2 days ago

Culture
Synergy Films resumes shooting ‘Kira wal Gen’ movie

Egyptian production company Synergy Films announced Tuesday that it would resume shooting the “Kira wal Gen” (Kira and Gen) movie during July, based on the novel “1919” by Ahmed Mourad. The team, led by director Marwan Hamed, had shot several ... Read More

2 days ago

Life & Style
Egypt, Greece agree to end tourism quarantine between both countries

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany agreed to sign a protocol with his Greek counterpart Haris Theoharis to allow tourism between both countries except for confirmed coronavirus cases, and to provide healthcare for tourists from one country in ... Read More