Egypt - breaking news (February 2, 2023)

Ancient Egypt: Ingredients used to embalm mummies identified

Discovery comes after more than thirty large ceramic pots were found at a site in Saqqara, close to Egypt's capital, Cairo.
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Egypt's central bank leaves key interest rates unchanged

Egypt's central bank kept its overnight interest rates unchanged on Thursday, saying in a statement that steep rate increases put in place over the last year should help to tame inflation, now running ...
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Egypt’s central bank holds rates despite record inflation

The Central Bank of Egypt kept interest rates steady at its first meeting of the year on Thursday, despite soaring ...
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Egypt follows up on case of citizen found dead in his car in Italy

Egypt follows up on the incident of an Egyptian citizen who was found dead inside his car in a remote rural area in Cilavegna ...
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Can Digital Remittances Improve Financial Security in Egypt?

For millions of families, many of them low-income, remittances are a crucial source of financial security. Global migration ...
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Pound’s Plunge Has Egypt Poised for Another Rate Hike: Day Guide

Most Read from BloombergMerck Covid Drug Linked to New Virus Mutations, Study SaysPorsche Blunder Puts $148,000 Sportscar on ...
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Gov’t keen to facilitate flow of Italian investments into Egypt: FM Shoukry

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry has affirmed the keenness of Egypt’s government to facilitate the flow of Italian ...
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Egypt mulls rewarding women with under 2 children amid population growth

Egypt is considering offering incentives to mothers who restrict their families to two children, part of an ambitious ...
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Egypt: Why physicians are quitting, leaving hospitals high and dry

Thousands of overworked and underpaid medical professionals in Egypt are fed up with the system and increasingly look for ...
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Egypt's tourism revenues hit record high in Q1 of FY 2022/23

CAIRO, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- Egypt's tourism revenues rose by 43.5 percent to a record high of 4.1 billion U.S. dollars in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2022-2023, which runs from July to ...
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Etisalat Egypt eyes service expansion with $132M pot

Etisalat Egypt inked a EGP4 billion financing agreement with Commercial International Bank, with the cash to be used to ...
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4,300-year-old mummy covered in gold discovered in Egypt

Inside the recently discovered tomb at the Saqqara archaeological site (Picture: ) Archaeologists have discovered a gold leaf ...
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10 things about ancient Egypt that movies and TV got wrong, according to an expert

TV and movies shape how we look at history, but did they get it right? Here are 10 ancient-Egypt facts from "Moon Knight", ...
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Egypt, UAE probe means to cement healthcare cooperation

Sobky, head of the Egyptian General Authority of Healthcare (GAH), had talks on Thursday with Awad Sagheer Al-Katbi, general ...
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Egypt expands order of Hungarian rolling stock

Hungary has so far delivered 724 railway carriages to Egypt as part of “the largest ever order for Hungarian vehicles”, Szijjarto said after the fourth meeting of the Hungarian-Egyptian economic mixed ...
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Will Egypt's economic crisis be the end of Sisi?

Analysis: In the face of a deepening financial crisis, political pressures, and growing public discontent, Egypt's president ...
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Egypt officials: Hospital fire in Cairo kills 3, injures 32

A fire broke out Wednesday at a hospital in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, killing at least three people and injuring at ...
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Egypt spends $102.45mln in outdoor advertising during 2022: AdMazad

AdMazad conducted over 35,000 billboard audits across Greater Cairo and Alexandria. Despite a year that presented itself with its own set of economic challenges, the outdoor advertising market fared ...
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Egypt, Russia Plan To Increase Share Of Settlements In National Currencies

Egypt and Russia intend to increase the share of settlements in national currencies, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry ...
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Egypt Central Bank: Pound slips to new low against dollar

The Egyptian pound dipped to a new low Monday of just over 30 for $1, as the cash-strapped North African country continues to ...
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India and Egypt: Stepping up the bilateral

Egyptian President El Sisi being the chief guest at India’s Republic Day reflects the importance assigned to it by India. At ...
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Egypt to announce detailed plan for state stake sales soon: PM

Egypt’s government aims to announce a detailed plan next week to offer stakes in at least 20 state companies over the coming ...
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Archaeologists Unearth Oldest Known Gold-Covered Mummy in Egypt

Archaeologists have announced a host of new discoveries at the Tombs of Saqqara in the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis, ...
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Yorkshire ancient Egypt expert unwraps secrets of how to make a mummy

A MUMMIFICATION expert from Yorkshire has helped to unwrap new secrets revealing which natural ingredients were used - some imported from far away places.
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Egypt Keeps Key Policy Rates Unchanged

CAIRO, 2nd February, 2023 (WAM) – The Egyptian Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Thursday decided to keep the Central Bank of Egypt's (CBE) overnight deposit rate, overnight lending rate, and the rate ...
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Egypt unveils dozens of incredible discoveries including gold-covered sarcophagus

Dozens of new archeological discoveries have been unveiled in Egypt, including a gold-covered sarcophagus. The objects were ...
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MNT-Halan Attracts $400 Million in Largest Funding in Egypt and the Middle East

Committed to bringing seamless financial services to the unbanked and underbanked customers in Egypt and the surrounding ...
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Egypt poised to announce detailed plan for state stake sales, PM says

Egypt aims to announce a detailed plan to offer stakes in 20 companies, according to the country's Prime Minister.
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From an Ebola - like disease in Croatia to bird flu in Egypt : Biggest disease threats REVEALED

The UK Health Security Agency updated its list of deadly disease this week, which monitors the pathogenic threats that could ...
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Demi Rose leaves little to the imagination as she skips the underwear in Egypt

The model and influencer, 27, left little the imagination as she skipped the underwear wearing just a sheer scarf around her waist.
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Boys basketball recap: Fischer, New Egypt get off three-game slide vs. Manville

Connor Fischer finished with 23 points as the New Egypt High boys’ basketball team took down Manville Wednesday in Manville, ...
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Mummy ‘completely covered in gold’ discovered by archaeologists in Egypt

Egypt’s most renowned archaeologist recalled first seeing the figure ‘covered in layers of gold’ mummy “completely covered in ...
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