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Gunmen steal LE1 million from downtown Cairo money exchange co.

The Egyptian Exchange Co., a subsidiary of Banque Misr, was robbed on Wednesday in the Abdin district of downtown Cairo, by unidentified gunmen. According to a security official, the gunmen stole LE 1.1 million. However, Mohamed al-Eterby, head of Banque Misr, … read more

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INTERVIEW: Omar Samra’s long journey into outer space

Kamal Tabikha Egyptian explorer Omar Samra has bagged a number of high-profile feats of endurance in his short but glittering career, in each case claiming the title of “first Egyptian” to do so. His explorations have taken him to the … read more

Expat Services

Egyptian Rental Contract

Ideally, you want to make sure to have copies of your rental contract in both English and Arabic. The contract should cover all the important details, including rent and who is responsible for paying for repairs. Make sure your contract … read more

Expat Essentials

Setting Up Your Home

A stress free expat is a happy expat.  Taking a job overseas can bring great gains to us as individuals and to the companies that brought us here, but often, for a new expat landing in Cairo, it can present … read more

Expat Experts

Setting Up Your Home

A stress free expat is a happy expat.  Taking a job overseas can bring great gains to us as individuals and to the companies that brought us here, but often, for a new expat landing in Cairo, it can present … read more