Egypt to ‘completely’ lift fuel subsidies in 2019

Egypt will “completely” lift subsidies on fuel during the upcoming financial year 2019-20, the country’s petroleum minister announced yesterday. Tarek Al-Molla told Egypt’s daily Al-Youm Al-Sabea that the decision to lift fuel subsidies “won’t be implemented until the local market is ready … read more

Germany investigates disappeared citizens in Egypt

Two German nationals have disappeared in Egypt, one after encountering authorities at Cairo airport. The German government said it had been investigating the “separate cases” for days now. The German Foreign Ministry on Monday said two German men with dual … read more

Egypt ranks second as cruise destination in 2019

Bloomberg has published a list of top cruise destinations recommended for tourists in 2019 where Egypt ranked second after Cuba preceding six other destinations including Turkey and Indonesia. The agency mentioned that the itineraries of luxury lines will mostly include … read more

Egypt tries to kill ’60 Minutes’ interview

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi told CBS News that Egypt and Israel are cooperating to battle a stubborn Islamic State insurgency in the Sinai, and denied that the tens of thousands of Egyptians jailed since he took power are political … read more