Al-ahram Egypt’s Sisi discusses illegal migration، terrorism with EU’s Tusk in phone call Presidential order requires Egypt's red brick buildings be painted Two weeks into 2019: A hopeful start for the Egyptian economy Egypt’s economy has received several pats on the back from international observers over the first few weeks of the new year. While many Egyptians are apprehensive about what 2019 may add to their burdens amid news of a further reduction in fuel subsidies and rumours of a phasing out of electricity subsidies، a series of positive reports on the economy as well as news of a decline in inflation has come as a relief.
Standard Chartered، a British-based multinational bank، put Egypt among the world’s 10 largest economies in 2030. The list includes other emerging markets like Turkey and Brazil. The bank based its forecast on the countries’ Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measured by purchasing power parity exchange rates، a mechanism to compare the GDPs of different countries according to the purchasing power of their currencies. With an expected GDP of $8.2 trillion، Egypt is ranked seventh in 2030، ahead of Japan and Germany with $7.2 and $6.9 trillion، respectively.
Al-akhbar Sisi holds talks with South Sudanese President in Cairo Next Thursday paid holiday to mark 25 Jan revolution 7th anniversary، police day: Egypt PM Egypt court renews detention of woman jailed over torture claims in BBC report A Cairo criminal court accepted on Thursday an appeal by the prosecution against a previous court decision to release Mona Mahmoud، also known as Um Zubaida، who was jailed for spreading false news. The court has renewed her detention for 45 days.
Um Zubaida made headlines after a 2018 interview with the BBC where she said that her daughter had been tortured and disappeared by security services.
On Tuesday، a criminal court ordered Um Zubaida's release after nearly one year in detention on charges including "publishing and broadcasting false news that could harm the country's national interests" and joining an illegal group، in reference to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
The charges arise from the woman's claims during an interview with the BBC that her daughter، Zubaida، had not been seen since 2017 after being apprehended by security forces، and that she was tortured in detention during her previous stint in custody.
Her account was part of a short documentary and online report by the BBC on what it said were cases of forced disappearances and torture carried out by Egyptian security forces.
Al-Masry alyoum Kuwaiti speaker describes relation with Egypt as model to follow Police spots terror outpost in Arish، kills 5 elements Handball World Cup - Egypt faces Angola in a must-win game The Egyptian handball team is facing a crucial match against Angola at the end of the group stage in the Handball World Cup held in Germany and Denmark. The match will be held at 4:30 pm on Thursday and the Pharaohs need to win in order to qualify officially to the second round regardless of the rest of the results of the group.
Egypt succeeded to grab a last minute draw against Hungary to increase the chances of the Pharaohs to qualify for the second round.
Egypt has had a frustrating start at the tournament as they lost their first two games against Sweden and Qatar، respectively. But، they defeated Argentina 22-20 in the third game.
Egyptian ghazette Political leadership directs testing Africans for HCV: official SAFF's new poster features late actress Soad Hosny CBE to issue LE 18B in T-bills Thursday The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE)، on behalf of the Ministry of Finance، is set to issue LE 18 billion in treasury bills on Thursday، Jan. 17. The T-bills will be offered in two installments; the first installment is valued at LE 8.7 billion with a 182-day term and the second is worth LE 9.2 billion with a 364-day term. T-bills are issued every Sunday and Thursday. The Ministry of Finance announced earlier that it will auction treasury bills and bonds at a total value of LE 181.5 billion during January.