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4 days ago

US dollar to Egyptian pound exchange rate remain stable

US dollar to Egyptian pound exchange rates remained stable on Thursday at the Central Bank of Egypt, recording LE15.93 for purchase and LE16.03 for sale. The dollar settled at LE15.92 for purchase and LE16.02 for sale at the National Bank ... Read More

1 day ago

Restoration work underway for Saint Catherine Monastery Library

The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry has begun renovating the western part of the Saint Catherine Monastery’s Library alongside restoring the monastery’s church buildings, the Director-General of Research, Archaeological Studies and Academic publication in South Sinai Abdel Rahim Rihan announced Saturday. ... Read More

1 hour ago

Photos: Sculptor behind controversial 'Egypt Rising' statue apologizes

The sculptor behind the ‘Egypt Rising’ statue which sparked outrage across social media has apologized, stating that the work was simply an experimental unfinished statue he did on his own. Ahmed Abdel Karim Abdel Naby lamented that his art was used ... Read More

4 mins ago

Life & Style
EgyptAir flies 19 trips carrying 1,500 passengers to 14 destinations

EgyptAir will fly 19 trips carrying 1,500 passengers to 14 destinations according to a statement released Monday. These include two flights to Dubai and Milano and one flight to London, Paris, Istanbul, Copenhagen, Manama, Khartoum, Beirut, Nairobi, and Abu Dhabi. ... Read More