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      Al-Sisi in France to boost political, economic ties but no new deals expected: Sources
      Aug26

      Al-Sisi in France to boost political, economic ties but no new deals expected: Sources

      President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi is on four-day visit to France ending Monday to attend the G7 Summit in Biarritz. This is the fourth visit by Al-Sisi to the European nation since he assumed power in 2014, while French President Emannual Macron had a very fruitful visit to Egypt in January 2019, when over 30 bilateral agreements were signed. The...

      Al-Sisi to deliver speech at G7 Summit in France
      Aug24

      Al-Sisi to deliver speech at G7 Summit in France

      President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi arrived France on Saturday to attend the G7 Summit upon an invitation from French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, according to Egyptian presidential spokesperson Bassam Radi. Al-Sisi, who is the current chair of the African Union, will deliver a speech at the G7-Africa partnership session during the G7 Summit on...

      No foreign military bases will be allowed in Libya: Haftar
      Aug21

      No foreign military bases will be allowed in Libya: Haftar

      Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar asserted on Monday that his forces will not allow any foreign military bases on the Libyan territories, accusing these bases of financing terrorism in the country. According to the LNA media office, Haftar supervised the army’s operations that targeted a Turkish operations room in...

      Mitiga airport reopens after shelling, LNA targets GNA patrol in Misrata
      Aug05

      Mitiga airport reopens after shelling, LNA targets GNA patrol in Misrata

      Libya’s Mitiga airport re-opened to air traffic on Saturday night after it was halted following several shellings, the Libya Airport Authority said in a statement on its Facebook page. Mitiga is the only working airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli, and the bombing of the international airport is not the first of its kind. It is subject to...

      Tourism investors owe $180m to government
      Aug05

      Tourism investors owe $180m to government

      The Ministry of Tourism’s dues for lands allocated to hotel and resort projects amounted to $180m until the end of last year. A senior government official told Daily News Egypt that 600 investors have obtained land plots from the Ministry of Tourism over the past years and failed to pay the lands’ instalments due to low tourist...

      Ukrainian ambassador meets Egyptian officials to boost bilateral cooperation
      Aug04

      Ukrainian ambassador meets Egyptian officials to boost bilateral cooperation

      Ambassador of Ukraine to Egypt Yevhen Mykytenko has met three Egyptian officials recently, including Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar; Minister of Public Enterprises, Hisham Tawfik; and Minister of Military Production, Mohamed Al-Assar. Mykytenko discussed with Abdel Ghaffar several issues of common...

      LNA took down 8 Turkish drones near Tripoli
      Jul21

      LNA took down 8 Turkish drones near Tripoli

      The Libyan National Army managed to shoot down on Sunday a Turkish drone that is affiliated to the Government of National Accord (GNA). The drone was targeted by the air defence forces of the Libyan national army while it was hovering in the suburbs of the Libyan capital of Tripoli. According to the media centre of the military operation of...

      Steigenberger to open new hotels in Taba, Luxor by year-end
      Jul12

      Steigenberger to open new hotels in Taba, Luxor by year-end

      Deutsche Hospitality, represented in Egypt by the Steigenberger brand, is to open two new hotels; one in Taba in South Sinai and the other in Luxor, by the end of the year, according to Thomas Willms, CEO of Deutsche Hospitality. The planned Taba hotel to include 398 rooms, while there will be 281 rooms in the Luxor hotel, Willms told Daily News...

      Government intends to borrow EGP 522bn in Q1 of FY 2019/20
      Jul03

      Government intends to borrow EGP 522bn in Q1 of FY 2019/20

      Figures obtained by Daily News Egypt indicate that the government intends to expand the borrowing from the local debt market to bridge the chronic deficit in the state budget significantly during the first quarter (Q1) of the fiscal year (FY) 2019/20. According to those figures, the ministry of finance intends to offer treasury bills (T-Bills)...

      Egypt-Ukraine trade exchange likely to remarkably hike by end of 2019
      Jun14

      Egypt-Ukraine trade exchange likely to remarkably hike by end of 2019

      Egypt’s trade exchange with Ukraine is expected to remarkably hike by end of 2019, Yevhen Mykytenko, the Ukrainian ambassador said, adding, “the trade in goods was $1.65bn in 2018. I was astonished to know that Ukrainian exports to Egypt increased by 26.8% reaching $652m in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019.” The Q1 statistics put Egypt in the...