Zawya.com - Egypt Top Stories http://www.zawya.com/top-stories/rss/egypt/ en-us Copyright 2016 Zawya Ltd. All rights reserved. Thu, 05 May 2016 10:37:45 GMT 100 Zawya.com | Middle East Business News and Company Directory 144 76 http://www.zawya.com//top-stories/rss/egypt/ http://www.zawya.com/images/newsletter_zawya_logo.gif Egypt to receive first LNG shipment from Rosneft in May http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_to_receive_first_LNG_shipment_from_Rosneft_in_May-TR20160505nL3N1822JNX2/ Egypt will receive the first of five agreed shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia's Rosneft. Thu, 05 May 2016 10:40:15 GMT Reuters TR20160505nL3N1822JNX2 Subscription Egypt's EFG-Hermes to double renewable energy investments http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_EFGHermes_to_double_renewable_energy_investments-TR20160505nL5N1821OSX2/ Egypt's EFG-Hermes is planning to increase the investments it manages in renewable energy to 1.5-2 billion euros in the next two years. Thu, 05 May 2016 09:48:01 GMT Reuters TR20160505nL5N1821OSX2 Subscription Banks, petrochemicals companies lift Saudi market http://www.zawya.com/story/Banks_petrochemicals_companies_lift_Saudi_market-TR20160505nL5N1821I1X2/ Bank and petrochemical stocks helped Saudi Arabia's index. Thu, 05 May 2016 09:02:48 GMT Reuters TR20160505nL5N1821I1X2 Subscription U.S. General Electric supplies Egyptian Railways with 110 locomotives http://www.zawya.com/story/US_General_Electric_supplies_Egyptian_Railways_with_110_locomotives-ZAWYA20160505052123/ American conglomerate corporation General Electric (GE) provided Egyptian National Railways with more than 110 locomotives , 80 of which are Evolution Series. Thu, 05 May 2016 07:31:23 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160505052123 Open UAE' Emaar eyes more investments in Egypt http://www.zawya.com/story/UAE_Emaar_eyes_more_investments_in_Egypt-ZAWYA20160505053421/ Emirati tycoon, Mohamed Alabbar unveils that his company, Emaar Misr, is willing to consider new investments opportunities in an attempt to increase its investments in the Egyptian market especially in real estate investment and housing sectors. Thu, 05 May 2016 07:29:46 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160505053421 Open Egypt's Al-Ahly plans launch of stock fund before 2016-end http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_AlAhly_plans_launch_of_stock_fund_before_2016end-ZAWYA20160505053533/ The fund will be open-ended tailored to invest in stocks, bonds, and treasury bills, Al-Ahly's managing director Essam Khalifa said. Thu, 05 May 2016 07:28:44 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160505053533 Open Arab Contractors plans new projects in Ethiopia http://www.zawya.com/story/Arab_Contractors_plans_new_projects_in_Ethiopia-ZAWYA20160505051952/ The Egyptian company wants to expand its businesses in the African countries in the coming few years. Thu, 05 May 2016 05:47:21 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160505051952 Open Egypt gives phones records to Italian investigators http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_gives_phones_records_to_Italian_investigators-TR20160504nL5N1816FLX2/ Egypt has sent Italian investigators some phone records they had requested as part of their probe into the torture and killing of student Giulio Regeni in Cairo earlier this year. Thu, 05 May 2016 03:51:00 GMT Reuters TR20160504nL5N1816FLX2 Open Thousands of Egyptian journalists demand sacking of interior minister http://www.zawya.com/story/Thousands_of_Egyptian_journalists_demand_sacking_of_interior_minister-TR20160504nL5N1816D6X2/ Thousands of Egyptian journalists called for the presidency to dismiss the interior minister and apologise for a police raid on the press syndicate and arrest of two opposition reporters. Thu, 05 May 2016 03:48:21 GMT Reuters TR20160504nL5N1816D6X2 Open Egypt foreign reserves rise to $17bln at end-Apr http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_foreign_reserves_rise_to_17bln_at_endApr-TR20160504nZYN4QQ700X3/ Egypt's net foreign reserves rose to $17.011 billion at the end of April, the central bank said. Wed, 04 May 2016 12:25:55 GMT Reuters TR20160504nZYN4QQ700X3 Open UAE's Dana Gas Q1 net profit halves, hit by energy price drop http://www.zawya.com/story/UAEs_Dana_Gas_Q1_net_profit_halves_hit_by_energy_price_drop-TR20160504nD5N16W021X3/ Abu Dhabi-listed energy firm Dana Gas reported a 50 percent drop in first-quarter profit. Wed, 04 May 2016 11:05:53 GMT Reuters TR20160504nD5N16W021X3 Subscription Misr Italia Holding signs construction deals of $28 mln http://www.zawya.com/story/Misr_Italia_Holding_signs_construction_deals_of_28_mln-ZAWYA20160504065252/ Misr Italia Holding signs construction deals of $28 million. Wed, 04 May 2016 07:28:04 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160504065252 Open Orascom Construction names Non-Executive Chairman http://www.zawya.com/story/Orascom_Construction_names_NonExecutive_Chairman-TR20160503nL5N18056YX2/ Egypt's Orascom Construction appointed Jerome Guiraud as its Non-Executive Chairman of the board. Tue, 03 May 2016 14:55:38 GMT Reuters TR20160503nL5N18056YX2 Subscription Bribery for services rampant in Mideast, North Africa http://www.zawya.com/story/Bribery_for_services_rampant_in_Mideast_North_Africa-TR20160503nL2N17Z0X9X2/ Roughly one in three people in the Middle East and North Africa has recently paid bribes to public officials and for services such as medical care and electricity, and most people say corruption is growing, a watchdog group said. Tue, 03 May 2016 05:25:57 GMT Reuters TR20160503nL2N17Z0X9X2 Open Middle East’s credit ratings to face further downgrade http://www.zawya.com/story/Middle_Easts_credit_ratings_to_face_further_downgrade-GN_02052016_030554/ The Middle East’s credit ratings are expected to come under further pressure due to falling oil prices, according to Fisch Asset Management, which said the region is “just in the beginning of a downgrade trend”. Tue, 03 May 2016 03:21:51 GMT Gulf News GN_02052016_030554 Open Egyptians scoff at daylight savings time revival http://www.zawya.com/story/Egyptians_scoff_at_daylight_savings_time_revival-GN_01052016_020520/ A decision by the Egyptian government reviving the application of the daylight-savings time this summer has triggered controversy over the system Mon, 02 May 2016 05:59:11 GMT Gulf News GN_01052016_020520 Open Egyptian police raid press syndicate,arrest two journalists http://www.zawya.com/story/Egyptian_police_raid_press_syndicatearrest_two_journalists-TR20160502nL5N17Z038X2/ Egyptian police on Sunday raided the press syndicate in Cairo and arrested two journalists critical of the government. Mon, 02 May 2016 02:51:38 GMT Reuters TR20160502nL5N17Z038X2 Open Egypt approves $22 mln for Egypt's Al-Robeky leather zone http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_approves_22_mln_for_Egypts_AlRobeky_leather_zone-ZAWYA20160501051734/ Egypt's IDA approved 200 million Egyptian pounds for Al-Robeky industrial zone for leather tanneries. Sun, 01 May 2016 06:45:25 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160501051734 Open Middle East targets Arab tourists amid conflicts http://www.zawya.com/story/Middle_East_targets_Arab_tourists_amid_conflicts-GN_30042016_160546/ Middle East countries are targeting Arabs, particularly from the Gulf, to stem falling visitor numbers. Sun, 01 May 2016 03:51:50 GMT Gulf News GN_30042016_160546 Open Egypt puts on trial 237 activists for protests against Sisi http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_puts_on_trial_237_activists_for_protests_against_Sisi-TR20160430nL5N17X0I4X2/ Egypt put on trial 237 activists arrested for protesting against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, judicial sources said. Sun, 01 May 2016 02:52:02 GMT Reuters TR20160430nL5N17X0I4X2 Open Egyptian central bank keeps key interest rates unchanged http://www.zawya.com/story/Egyptian_central_bank_keeps_key_interest_rates_unchanged-TR20160428nL5N17V8RIX2/ Egypt's central bank kept its key interest rates unchanged in its first decision since it raised rates by 150 basis points last month. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:27:29 GMT Reuters TR20160428nL5N17V8RIX2 Subscription Egypt's SODIC sees 2016 sales of $552 mln in 2016 http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_SODIC_sees_2016_sales_of_552_mln_in_2016-TR20160428nL5N17V79MX2/ SODIC , Egypt's third-largest listed real estate developer, expects contracted sales to reach about EGP4.9 billion ($552 million) in 2016. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:00:12 GMT Reuters TR20160428nL5N17V79MX2 Subscription Egypt M2 money supply rises 18% in Mar http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_M2_money_supply_rises_18_in_Mar-TR20160428nL5N17V5IVX2/ Egypt's M2 money supply was up 18 percent at the end of March from a year earlier, the central bank said on its website. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:39:01 GMT Reuters TR20160428nL5N17V5IVX2 Open Extension for Egypt Beltone's offer for CI Capital http://www.zawya.com/story/Extension_for_Egypt_Beltones_offer_for_CI_Capital-TR20160428nL5N17V3ARX2/ Egypt's Commercial International Bank (CIB) approved a two-week extension for an offer by Beltone Financial to acquire its subsidiary CI Capital. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:00:27 GMT Reuters TR20160428nL5N17V3ARX2 Subscription Kuwait's Al Kharafi affiliate completes 121 buildings in Egypt http://www.zawya.com/story/Kuwaits_Al_Kharafi_affiliate_completes_121_buildings_in_Egypt-ZAWYA20160428040504/ EMAC Contracting, affiliated to Kuwait's Al Kharafi & Sons Group, completed the construction of 121 residential buildings with total cost of $33.7million among Egypt's scheme tailored for low-income earner. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:39:00 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160428040504 Open Egypt's Arab Contractors completes Chad central bank premises http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_Arab_Contractors_completes_Chad_central_bank_premises-ZAWYA20160428040535/ The project is part of AC's plan to boost its businesses in Chad in accordance with the country's development schemes for the rehabilitation of infrastructure projects within the current period. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:37:13 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160428040535 Open Saudi,Egypt lead MENA IPO activity http://www.zawya.com/story/SaudiEgypt_lead_MENA_IPO_activity-ZAWYA20160428035115/ The Middle East and North Africa region witnessed only two IPOs raising $615.0m in Q1 2016. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:17:06 GMT The Saudi Gazette ZAWYA20160428035115 Open Egypt's Orascom Telecom posts 2015 net loss of $405 mln http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_Orascom_Telecom_posts_2015_net_loss_of_405_mln-TR20160428nL5N17V1UMX3/ Egypt's Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding reported a net loss of 3.6 billion Egyptian pounds ($405 million) in 2015 versus a net profit of 263.98 million pounds a year earlier. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:51:26 GMT Reuters TR20160428nL5N17V1UMX3 Subscription Bahrain, Egypt bourses sign dual listing deal http://www.zawya.com/story/Bahrain_Egypt_bourses_sign_dual_listing_deal-ZAWYA20160428040237/ Egypt's stock exchange has signed a cooperation agreement on dual listing process with Bahraini bourse. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 04:20:36 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160428040237 Open Egyptian migrants killed in clash with smugglers http://www.zawya.com/story/Egyptian_migrants_killed_in_clash_with_smugglers-TR20160427nL5N17U92NX2/ At least nine Egyptian migrants and three people smugglers were killed in a money dispute in the town of Bani Walid. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 03:14:02 GMT Reuters TR20160427nL5N17U92NX2 Open Egypt's HC Securities seeks to launch ETF before 2016-end http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_HC_Securities_seeks_to_launch_ETF_before_2016end-ZAWYA20160427043515/ Egypt's HC Securities and Investment is planning to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) before the end of the current year. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:16:00 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160427043515 Open Egypt may become Canon's African hub http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_may_become_Canons_African_hub-ZAWYA20160427043044/ Japan's Canon Inc is studying establishing a new regional office to serve North, South and Central Africa regions. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:14:18 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160427043044 Open Journalists protest colleagues' arrest in Cairo http://www.zawya.com/story/Journalists_protest_colleagues_arrest_in_Cairo-TR20160426nL5N17T6JDX2/ Around 100 Egyptian journalists staged a protest in central Cairo on Tuesday against the arrest of colleagues for covering demonstrations opposing President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:37:40 GMT Reuters TR20160426nL5N17T6JDX2 Open Egypt to finalize link-up with Abu Dhabi's ADSM http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_to_finalize_linkup_with_Abu_Dhabis_ADSM-ZAWYA20160427043021/ Egypt's Central Securities Depository is planning to complete a link-up move with Abu Dhabi Securities Market before the end of next July. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:19:24 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160427043021 Open Egypt negotiating $500 mln loan from WB http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_negotiating_500_mln_loan_from_WB-ZAWYA20160427042933/ Egypt is negotiating a $500 million loan from the World Bank to help implement some of the country's developmental projects . Wed, 27 Apr 2016 05:38:43 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160427042933 Open City Sites promotes 40 projects in Egypt http://www.zawya.com/story/City_Sites_promotes_40_projects_in_Egypt-ZAWYA20160427043455/ Egypt newly established Real Estate Marketing Consultancy & Brokerage, City Sites is exclusively marketing 40 projects. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 05:35:46 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160427043455 Open Shoura approves maritime border pact with Egypt http://www.zawya.com/story/Shoura_approves_maritime_border_pact_with_Egypt-ZAWYA20160427023116/ The Shoura Council has approved the demarcation of the maritime border between Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 03:35:26 GMT Arab News ZAWYA20160427023116 Open Czech firms supplying Egypt's Dabaa nuclear plant components http://www.zawya.com/story/Czech_firms_supplying_Egypts_Dabaa_nuclear_plant_components-ZAWYA20160426042921/ Around 14 Czech firms offered Russia-based Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation to provide components of Dabaa nuclear plant in Egypt. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:41:18 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160426042921 Open Egyptian security foces disperse anti-Sisi protests http://www.zawya.com/story/Egyptian_security_foces_disperse_antiSisi_protests-VIDTR_25042016182507661/ Egyptian security forces disperse small protests against President al-Sisi. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:22:18 GMT Reuters Videos VIDTR_25042016182507661 Open EU approves new €500 mln-aids program for Egypt http://www.zawya.com/story/EU_approves_new_500_mlnaids_program_for_Egypt-ZAWYA20160426042846/ The European Union has approved new aids programme for Egypt estimated at €500 million. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:07:15 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160426042846 Open Italy's Eni to build natural gas processing plant in Egypt http://www.zawya.com/story/Italys_Eni_to_build_natural_gas_processing_plant_in_Egypt-ZAWYA20160426042827/ Italian energy giant Eni received 400 feddans in Port Said governorate to establish a plant for processing natural gas of Zhor field. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:25:05 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160426042827 Open Egypt disperses small protests against Sisi http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_disperses_small_protests_against_Sisi-TR20160425nL5N17S4XXX2/ Egyptian security forces fired tear gas and arrested scores of people to disperse small protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, deterring what activists had hoped would be large demonstrations. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:33:48 GMT Reuters TR20160425nL5N17S4XXX2 Open Egypt tourism revenue down 66% in Q1 2016 http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_tourism_revenue_down_66_in_Q1_2016-TR20160425nL3N17S3DTX2/ Egypt netted just $500 million in tourism revenue in the first quarter of 2016, down from $1.5 billion a year earlier, a tourism ministry adviser told Reuters. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:58:31 GMT Reuters TR20160425nL3N17S3DTX2 Open Egypt tourism sector to rebound in 2017: minister http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_tourism_sector_to_rebound_in_2017_minister-GN_24042016_250451/ Egypt’s tourism sector is to rebound by the end of 2017, the country’s new tourism minister told Gulf News on Sunday. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:45:39 GMT Gulf News GN_24042016_250451 Open Gulf lower and Saudi stocks slip ahead of reform plan http://www.zawya.com/story/Gulf_lower_and_Saudi_stocks_slip_ahead_of_reform_plan-TR20160425nL5N17S1ELX2/ Gulf shares edged lower, giving up recent gains, while the Saudi market fell ahead of the expected announcement of a major reform plan later. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:06:35 GMT Reuters TR20160425nL5N17S1ELX2 Subscription Abraj-Misr plans to deliver its $39 mln-Florenta by the end of 2016 http://www.zawya.com/story/AbrajMisr_plans_to_deliver_its_39_mlnFlorenta_by_the_end_of_2016-ZAWYA20160425043612/ Egypt's leading company real estate developer Abraj-Misr is planning to completely deliver its 650-units "Florenta" project. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:47:49 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160425043612 Open Middle East remittances touch $120 bln in 2015 http://www.zawya.com/story/Middle_East_remittances_touch_120_bln_in_2015-ZAWYA20160425044736/ Middle East has cemented its place as one of the top outward remittance hubs in the world. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 06:45:07 GMT Times of Oman ZAWYA20160425044736 Open Egypt's Qalaa Holding $125mln net loss in 2015 http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_Qalaa_Holding_125mln_net_loss_in_2015-TR20160424nC6N12J01LX3/ Egypt's Qalaa Holdings reported a net loss of EGP1.115 billions ($125.56 million) in 2015. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 09:06:44 GMT Reuters TR20160424nC6N12J01LX3 Subscription Egypt's Redcon in talks over establishing a $101 mln new mall http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_Redcon_in_talks_over_establishing_a_101_mln_new_mall-ZAWYA20160424035741/ Egypt-based Redcon Construction Company is negotiating with one of the real estate investments companies to develop a new mall in Fifth Settlement. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 05:33:40 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160424035741 Open Masdar delivers 30MW solar projects to Egypt http://www.zawya.com/story/Masdar_delivers_30MW_solar_projects_to_Egypt-ZAWYA20160424035642/ Masdar , Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, has completed the delivery of 30 megawatts of utility-scale clean energy projects in Egypt. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 05:29:54 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160424035642 Open Mursi faces verdict on May 7 in ‘Qatar espionage’ case http://www.zawya.com/story/Mursi_faces_verdict_on_May_7_in_Qatar_espionage_case-GN_23042016_240431/ An Egyptian court on Saturday adjourned until May 7 a verdict in a case in which deposed Islamist president Mursi is charged with harming national security. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 05:08:32 GMT Gulf News GN_23042016_240431 Open Consortium starts $3.5bln solar plant in Egypt http://www.zawya.com/story/Consortium_starts_35bln_solar_plant_in_Egypt-ZAWYA20160424035547/ An international consortium started building Egyptian solar plants to generate 2 GW of power. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 04:59:00 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160424035547 Open Egypt to boost trade with Algeria to $5 bln in 2 years http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_to_boost_trade_with_Algeria_to_5_bln_in_2_years-ZAWYA20160424035326/ Egyptian Ministry of Trade targets boosting volume of intra trade between Egypt and Algeria to US$5 billion within the coming two years. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 04:52:13 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160424035326 Open Islamic banking garners 8.4% of Egypt market share http://www.zawya.com/story/Islamic_banking_garners_84_of_Egypt_market_share-ZAWYA20160424035301/ The market share of Islamic finances in Egypt climbed 8.4 percent by the end of 2015. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 04:50:31 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160424035301 Open Egyptian police detained Italian student before his murder http://www.zawya.com/story/Egyptian_police_detained_Italian_student_before_his_murder-ZAWYA20160424031548/ An Italian student who was tortured and murdered in Egypt had been detained by police. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 04:31:59 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20160424031548 Open UAE allocates $4 bln to Egypt for development and c.bank http://www.zawya.com/story/UAE_allocates_4_bln_to_Egypt_for_development_and_cbank-TR20160422nL5N17P3KLX2/ UAE has allocated $4 billion to Egypt, half of it in investment and half as a central bank deposit to support cash reserves. Sat, 23 Apr 2016 03:22:11 GMT Reuters TR20160422nL5N17P3KLX2 Open UAE Al-Futtaim to resume $281mln-phase II of Cairo Festival City project http://www.zawya.com/story/UAE_AlFuttaim_to_resume_281mlnphase_II_of_Cairo_Festival_City_project-ZAWYA20160422055316/ United Arab Emirates real estate leader Al-Futtaim Construction will invest $281.6 million over two years to implement the second phase of the Cairo Festival City project, said managing director Mohamed Al Mikawi. Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:27:24 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160422055316 Open Qalaa's Agrifoods Business unit divests two subsidiaries http://www.zawya.com/story/Qalaas_Agrifoods_Business_unit_divests_two_subsidiaries-ZAWYA20160422055436/ Egypt's Qalaa Holdings announced that its business unit Gozour signed a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) to divest its entire holding in milk and juice producer, Enjoy and El-Aguizy. Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:24:49 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160422055436 Open Egypt's non-petroleum exports up 4% in March'16 http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_nonpetroleum_exports_up_4_in_March16-ZAWYA20160422055459/ Egyptian non-petroleum exports jumped 4% in March 2016 to hit $1.9 billion opposed to $1.8 billion in March 2015, trade and industry minister Tarek Qabil said. Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:23:22 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160422055459 Open US calls on Egypt to conduct thorough probe into student's death http://www.zawya.com/story/US_calls_on_Egypt_to_conduct_thorough_probe_into_students_death-TR20160421nL2N17O1BSX3/ The United States called for an impartial and comprehensive investigation into the death of an Italian student in Egypt and said it had pressed the point in private talks with Egyptian authorities. Fri, 22 Apr 2016 04:32:02 GMT Reuters TR20160421nL2N17O1BSX3 Open Israel rejects amending Egypt's industrial treaty http://www.zawya.com/story/Israel_rejects_amending_Egypts_industrial_treaty-ZAWYA20160421042329/ Israel renewed its rejection of Egypt's request to adjust the Qualifying Industrial Zones (QIZ) treaty. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 06:26:08 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160421042329 Open Egypt facilitates Jordanian exports' movement http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_facilitates_Jordanian_exports_movement-ZAWYA20160421052830/ Egypt's decision to offer Jordanian exporters temporary registration facilitated exports' movement. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 05:51:38 GMT Jordan Times ZAWYA20160421052830 Open Arab economies budget deficit set to climb http://www.zawya.com/story/Arab_economies_budget_deficit_set_to_climb-ZAWYA20160421041429/ Consolidated budget deficit of Arab countries as a group is expected to increase marginally in 2016 to 11.6 per cent of GDP. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 04:49:52 GMT Times of Oman ZAWYA20160421041429 Open Egypt postpones high profile NGO funding case http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_postpones_high_profile_NGO_funding_case-TR20160420nL5N17N4VSX2/ An Egyptian court postponed the hearing of a high profile human rights group to May, on a day when U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who has raised the issue before, met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 03:23:31 GMT Reuters TR20160420nL5N17N4VSX2 Open Israel says gives Jordan, Egypt intelligence help against IS http://www.zawya.com/story/Israel_says_gives_Jordan_Egypt_intelligence_help_against_IS-TR20160420nL5N17N4YBX2/ Israel provides Jordan and Egypt with intelligence assistance in their fight against Islamic State, describing the U.S.-backed Arab neighbours as stable despite the insurgent threat. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 03:22:17 GMT Reuters TR20160420nL5N17N4YBX2 Open Renewable energy getting cheaper in MENA region http://www.zawya.com/story/Renewable_energy_getting_cheaper_in_MENA_region-DE160420064925313252/ Paddy Padmanathan, the CEO of ACWA Power explains how renewable energy is getting cheaper in the MENA region. Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:02:23 GMT Dubai Eye DE160420064925313252 Open BP Egypt's Taurus/Libra gas fields to start output in 2017 http://www.zawya.com/story/BP_Egypts_TaurusLibra_gas_fields_to_start_output_in_2017-ZAWYA20160420033120/ Britain's BP currently produces around 30 percent to Egypt's total natural gas production, said its regional president for North Africa. Wed, 20 Apr 2016 06:22:20 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160420033120 Open Egypt's Themar to deliver Blue Pearl Town House mid 2017 http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_Themar_to_deliver_Blue_Pearl_Town_House_mid_2017-ZAWYA20160420033436/ Egypt-based Themar for Real Estate plans to deliver Blue Pearl Town House, located in Sidi Abdel Rahman -North Coast mid 2017. Wed, 20 Apr 2016 05:08:23 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160420033436 Open Egypt's Zohr to produce 1 bln cubic feet per day http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_Zohr_to_produce_1_bln_cubic_feet_per_day-TR20160419nL3N17M3YQX2/ Zohr gas field is expected to plug Egypt's acute energy shortages and save it billions of dollars in precious hard currency that would otherwise be spent on imports. Wed, 20 Apr 2016 03:06:30 GMT Reuters TR20160419nL3N17M3YQX2 Subscription Egypt buys 10,000 tonnes local wheat http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_buys_10000_tonnes_local_wheat-TR20160419nL5N17M33BX2/ Egypt has purchased 10,000 tonnes of wheat from farmers in the first five days of the local procurement season, the supply minister said. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:53:37 GMT Reuters TR20160419nL5N17M33BX2 Open Egypt pound falls on black market http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_pound_falls_on_black_market-TR20160419nL5N17M3I4X2/ Egypt's pound was stable at Tuesday's weekly foreign currency sale, but extended declines on the black market to a record low of around 11 to the dollar. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:19:13 GMT Reuters TR20160419nL5N17M3I4X2 Subscription Riot erupts in Cairo after policeman kills one http://www.zawya.com/story/Riot_erupts_in_Cairo_after_policeman_kills_one-TR20160419nL5N17M2B4X2/ A riot erupted in a Cairo suburb on Tuesday after a policeman shot three people in an argument, killing one of them. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:47:03 GMT Reuters TR20160419nL5N17M2B4X2 Open France eyes partaking in Egypt's new capital city project http://www.zawya.com/story/France_eyes_partaking_in_Egypts_new_capital_city_project-ZAWYA20160419032128/ A delegation of French businessmen discussed available investments in Egypt. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:34:57 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160419032128 Open Egypt's net FDI hikes to $1.7 bln in Q2 http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_net_FDI_hikes_to_17_bln_in_Q2-ZAWYA20160419031738/ Egypt's net foreign direct investments surged in the second quarter of the financial year 2015/16 to stand at $1.718 billion. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:33:42 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160419031738 Open Sawiris' Orascom, German firm to build solar park in Aswan http://www.zawya.com/story/Sawiris_Orascom_German_firm_to_build_solar_park_in_Aswan-ZAWYA20160419031300/ Egypt's Orascom Telecom signed a strategic cooperation agreement with REC Systems Germany GmbH to build a solar power park in Egypt's Aswan city. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:32:47 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160419031300 Open Egypt's Carbon Holdings eyes $5.2 bln loan for petchem project http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_Carbon_Holdings_eyes_52_bln_loan_for_petchem_project-ZAWYA20160419031233/ Egypt's Carbon Holdings, hopes to conclude a $5.2 billion loan with foreign banks to back its $7.5 billion Tahrir Petrochemicals project. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:31:32 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160419031233 Open Germany mulls industrial zone around Suez Canal http://www.zawya.com/story/Germany_mulls_industrial_zone_around_Suez_Canal-ZAWYA20160419031147/ Germany is studying building an industrial zone around Egypt's Suez Canal axis region. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:29:55 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160419031147 Open Schneider Electric to establish solar plant in Egypt http://www.zawya.com/story/Schneider_Electric_to_establish_solar_plant_in_Egypt-ZAWYA20160419031212/ France's Schneider Electric signed memorandum of cooperation to establish a 40-megwatt solar energy plant in Sharm El-Sheikh. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:28:32 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160419031212 Open Egypt to launch new oil exploration round next week http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_to_launch_new_oil_exploration_round_next_week-TR20160419nL5N17M1TWX2/ Egypt plans to launch a new oil exploration round next week, offering 11 blocks in the Western desert and the Gulf of Suez, Petroleum Minister Tarek al-Molla said. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 09:05:45 GMT Reuters TR20160419nL5N17M1TWX2 Open Engie signs renewable energy and LNG deals with Egypt http://www.zawya.com/story/Engie_signs_renewable_energy_and_LNG_deals_with_Egypt-TR20160418nL5N17L4EHX5/ French energy company Engie said it has signed agreements on developing renewable energies and importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) with various Egyptian companies. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 06:32:56 GMT Reuters TR20160418nL5N17L4EHX5 Subscription Sisi's housing project to open for residents in May http://www.zawya.com/story/Sisis_housing_project_to_open_for_residents_in_May-ZAWYA20160419031634/ Egypt's Tahya Masr Fund will deliver the first and second phases of in "Tahya Masr social housing project". Tue, 19 Apr 2016 06:25:21 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160419031634 Open Italy confirms migrant "tragedy" off Egypt, waiting for details | http://www.zawya.com/story/Italy_confirms_migrant_tragedy_off_Egypt_waiting_for_details_-VIDTR_18042016131153308/ Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni confirms reports of hundreds of migrants drowning off Egypt's coast. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). | Tue, 19 Apr 2016 04:11:25 GMT Reuters Videos VIDTR_18042016131153308 Open Hollande visits mosque in Cairo | http://www.zawya.com/story/Hollande_visits_mosque_in_Cairo_-VIDTR_18042016182254472/ French President Francois Hollande visits the Mohamed Ali mosque in Cairo. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) | Tue, 19 Apr 2016 04:10:01 GMT Reuters Videos VIDTR_18042016182254472 Open France signed deals worth $2.26 bln with Egypt http://www.zawya.com/story/France_signed_deals_worth_226_bln_with_Egypt-TR20160418nL5N17L5WMX4/ France signed several deals worth about $2.26 billion with Egypt during a visit by French President Francois Hollande to Cairo. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 03:22:44 GMT Reuters TR20160418nL5N17L5WMX4 Open Egypt, hotels the weakest links for Majid Al Futtaim http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_hotels_the_weakest_links_for_Majid_Al_Futtaim-ZAWYA20160419023813/ Mall operator is upbeat on 2016 outlook, despite slower consumer spending growth. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 02:46:49 GMT Zawya ZAWYA20160419023813 Open Officials unable to confirm Egypt coast shipwreck http://www.zawya.com/story/Officials_unable_to_confirm_Egypt_coast_shipwreck-TR20160418nL5N17L2YIX2/ Egyptian, Italian and Greek officials were unable to confirm a BBC report on Monday that up to 400 people, most of them Somali, had capsized near the Egyptian coast. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 13:23:37 GMT Reuters TR20160418nL5N17L2YIX2 Open Egypt's La Mirada to deliver its first project in 2016 http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_La_Mirada_to_deliver_its_first_project_in_2016-ZAWYA20160418033857/ Egypt-based La Mirada Real Estate will complete delivering its La Mirada project by the end of the current year. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:24:24 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160418033857 Open Saudi-Iran tensions scupper deal to freeze oil output http://www.zawya.com/story/SaudiIran_tensions_scupper_deal_to_freeze_oil_output-ZAWYA20160418032541/ A deal to freeze oil output by OPEC and non-OPEC producers fell apart on Sunday after Saudi Arabia demanded that Iran join in. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 03:32:39 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20160418032541 Open France's Hollande in Egypt for talks on terror http://www.zawya.com/story/Frances_Hollande_in_Egypt_for_talks_on_terror-GN_17042016_180446/ French President Francois Hollande arrived on Sunday evening in Egypt, beginning an official visit focusing on terror combat Mon, 18 Apr 2016 03:09:17 GMT Gulf News GN_17042016_180446 Open Egypt:Individuals and companies offshore interests http://www.zawya.com/story/EgyptIndividuals_and_companies_offshore_interests-ZAWYA20160417033104/ Why would Egyptian individuals and companies choose to invest in tax havens? Sun, 17 Apr 2016 12:46:33 GMT Al Ahram Weekly ZAWYA20160417033104 Open Egypt:Contention over new civil service law http://www.zawya.com/story/EgyptContention_over_new_civil_service_law-ZAWYA20160417033154/ Controversial amendments to the new civil service law are being studied in the wake of its rejection by parliament. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 12:44:51 GMT Al Ahram Weekly ZAWYA20160417033154 Open Egypt inflation rises after pound devaluation http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_inflation_rises_after_pound_devaluation-ZAWYA20160417033025/ Inflation rates in Egypt have started to show the effects of the recent devaluation of the pound. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 12:02:55 GMT Al Ahram Weekly ZAWYA20160417033025 Open Sawiris' OTMT to confront all obstacles to acquire CI Capital http://www.zawya.com/story/Sawiris_OTMT_to_confront_all_obstacles_to_acquire_CI_Capital-ZAWYA20160417031514/ Orascom Telecom is committed to confronting all obstacles that it encounters and to work on clearing them to conclude its deal to acquire CI Capital. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 08:39:37 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160417031514 Open Egypt delays international bond issuance http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypt_delays_international_bond_issuance-ZAWYA20160417071121/ Egypt will delay an international bond issuance until at least the first half of fiscal year 2016/17 and has not begun talks for an IMF loan. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:21:15 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20160417071121 Open Rebranding Egypt: global campaign to attract tourists http://www.zawya.com/story/Rebranding_Egypt_global_campaign_to_attract_tourists-ZAWYA20160417033604/ Chairman of an Australian branding company discusses how Egypt should be promoted as a tourist destination. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 05:19:32 GMT Al Ahram Weekly ZAWYA20160417033604 Open Japan's JICA to secure Cairo Metro loan tranche http://www.zawya.com/story/Japans_JICA_to_secure_Cairo_Metro_loan_tranche-ZAWYA20160417031630/ Japan International Cooperation Agency will secure second the second tranche for the $340 million financing to complete the first phase of Cairo Metro Project's fourth line. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 05:03:49 GMT Amwal Alghad ZAWYA20160417031630 Open Egypt's Beltone still pursuing CI Capital acquisition http://www.zawya.com/story/Egypts_Beltone_still_pursuing_CI_Capital_acquisition-ZAWYA20160417034754/ Egypt's Beltone Financial will pursue its acquisition of CI Capital, the investment banking arm of the country's largest-listed bank. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 04:48:40 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20160417034754 Open Saudi tourists to Egypt 'up 500%' via new bridge http://www.zawya.com/story/Saudi_tourists_to_Egypt_up_500_via_new_bridge-ZAWYA20160416030852/ The proposed new King Salman Bridge between Egypt and Saudi Arabia would likely see Saudi tourists traveling to the country rise by 500%. Sat, 16 Apr 2016 06:49:40 GMT Arab News ZAWYA20160416030852 Open Saudi, Egypt to implement labor accords quickly http://www.zawya.com/story/Saudi_Egypt_to_implement_labor_accords_quickly-ZAWYA20160416031254/ Labor Minister Mufrej Al-Haqabani, chairman of the ALO board of directors, and Egyptian Minister of Manpower Mohammed Safan explored areas of cooperation in labor and workforce fields and ways to enhance bilateral relations between the brotherly countries. Sat, 16 Apr 2016 05:36:49 GMT Arab News ZAWYA20160416031254 Open Eni to start its Egypt gas field Zohr by end-2017 http://www.zawya.com/story/Eni_to_start_its_Egypt_gas_field_Zohr_by_end2017-TR20160415nL5N17I26UX3/ Italy's Eni is focused on starting production at its giant offshore Zohr gas field in Egypt by end-2017, the company's Chief Executive Officer Claudio Descalzi said. Sat, 16 Apr 2016 04:07:51 GMT Reuters TR20160415nL5N17I26UX3 Subscription