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      Russia expels 35 US diplomats in tit-for-tat measures
      Dec30

      Russia expels 35 US diplomats in tit-for-tat measures

      Moscow on Friday announced retaliatory measures against the US State Department’s decision to expel 35 Russian diplomats and close two compounds used by Russian intelligence operatives. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at least 35 US diplomats will be expelled from the country, Russian news agencies reported. They include 31...

      Knesset summons Egypt’s ambassador to Israel over UN resolution: Israeli media
      Dec25

      Knesset summons Egypt’s ambassador to Israel over UN resolution: Israeli media

      Egypt’s ambassador to Israel Hazem Khairat was reportedly summoned by the Israeli foreign ministry among other ambassadors whose countries had supported the UN resolution condemning Israel’s settlement project in Palestine, several Israeli media outlets said on Sunday afternoon. Egypt’s Foreign Ministry did not publish any...

      Red Sea Hotels occupancy to increase to 60% during Christmas: officials
      Dec22

      Red Sea Hotels occupancy to increase to 60% during Christmas: officials

      An official at the Ministry of Tourism said that tourism occupancy in the Red Sea governorate is expected to reach 60% over the Christmas holiday, due in part to an expected influx of eastern European tourists. “We expect a high volume of tourists coming from Germany, the Ukraine, and Poland during the last days of December,” said the official....

      506,200 tourists visited Egypt in October: CAPMAS
      Nov30

      506,200 tourists visited Egypt in October: CAPMAS

      The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 506,200 in October, compared to 909,400 tourists during the same month in 2015, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin this week that most tourists came from Western Europe in October, comprising 36% of...

      Clinton v Trump: how will the Middle East be affected under a new administration?
      Nov08

      Clinton v Trump: how will the Middle East be affected under a new administration?

      Millions of US citizens turn out on Tuesday to polling stations to vote for the 45th president of the US. The elections will conclude a bitter battle, full of vitriol and hostility, between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump. The months-long debates that were loaded with scandals and mutual accusations have...

      Germans, Ukrainians to top winter tourist arrivals to Egypt: investors
      Nov03

      Germans, Ukrainians to top winter tourist arrivals to Egypt: investors

      Tourism experts expect that Germans will rank first place for the most tourists visiting Egypt in winter, followed by Ukraine. The Tourism Activation Authority implemented an advertising campaign in the German market at a cost of $5m presented in television, outdoor, and radio advertisements. Hany Shoukry, executive chairperson at the...

      Number of tourists to Egypt drops by 41% y-o-y: CAPMAS 
      Nov02

      Number of tourists to Egypt drops by 41% y-o-y: CAPMAS 

      The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 473,000 during September this year, compared to 802,000 tourists during the same month in 2015—a decrease of 41%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin this week that the countries that most influenced the...

      Egypt, Russia deny Polish claims that Egypt will sell Mistral warships to Russia
      Oct22

      Egypt, Russia deny Polish claims that Egypt will sell Mistral warships to Russia

      Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov and spokesperson of the Egyptian Embassy in Moscow Ayman Moussa denied the claims of Poland’s defence minister saying that Egypt plans to sell two Mistral warships to Russia for $1. Polish defence minister Antoni Macierewicz reportedly said during a parliamentary debate on Thursday that he had obtained...

      Only 503,000 tourists visited Egypt in August 2016: CAPMAS
      Oct12

      Only 503,000 tourists visited Egypt in August 2016: CAPMAS

      The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 503,000 during August 2016 compared to 915,200 tourists during August 2015, a decrease of 45%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin, issued this week, that the most important countries that influenced the...

      41.9% decrease in tourist arrivals in July: CAPMAS
      Aug29

      41.9% decrease in tourist arrivals in July: CAPMAS

      The number of tourists who travelled to Egypt in July was 529,200 tourists—a 41.9% decline year-over-year (y-o-y), compared to July 2015, according the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The agency explained in its monthly bulletin on the tourism sector, issued on Monday, that the low number of tourists who travelled...