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17 hours ago

Business
Egypt launches first green bonds in Middle East and Africa, worth US$750 mn

Egypt’s International Cooperation Minister and the Governor of Egypt at the World Bank, Rania al-Mashat said that Egypt has succeeded in offering the first green bonds in the Middle East and North Africa worth US$750 million, to finance expenditures related ... Read More

15 hours ago

Science
US government to file antitrust lawsuit against Google later on Tuesday: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Justice Department is expected to file an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using its market power to fend off rivals, according to a source familiar with ... Read More

16 hours ago

Culture
Egyptian talkshow puppet Abla Fahita returns in upcoming Netflix series

Abla Fahita, an Egyptian puppet character renowned for her sarcastic wit is set to return in the upcoming Netflix series “Drama Queen”, slated to release in the first half of 2021. The show is being produced by OKWRD Productions in ... Read More

15 hours ago

Life & Style
Egyptian designer tailors clothing brand for people with disabilities

CAIRO (Reuters) – When Ashgan al-Abhar’s wheelchair-using friend said she dreamed of wearing a dress that did not obstruct her mobility, she decided to launch a clothing brand for people with disabilities and those of short stature. Earlier this year ... Read More