Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Tag Archives: Egypt

Egypt to offer citizenship to foreigners for $400,000 deposit

CAIRO: Egypt is offering citizenship to foreigners who deposit at least 7 million Egyptian pounds ($392,000) and then hand it over to the Treasury after five years, an amendment passed by parliament on Monday said. Egypt has been looking to boost its finances and draw back foreign investment that fled ...

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Egypt sentences former Morsi advisor to life

CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced a former advisor to toppled president Mohamed Morsi along with 13 other people to life in prison for belonging to an illegal group. Abdullah Shehata was an economic advisor to the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated president, who was democratically elected in 2012 following the overthrow of longtime ...

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17-year-old girl passes away just after her wedding

AL-MANSOURA: A 17-year-old girl died apparently of a heart attack only two hours after her wedding in Egypt’s Al Mansoura city. According to the groom, his bride Samah Al Nahas had exhausted due to a hectic wedding party, which drained all her energy. She also did not sit down and ...

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FIFA World Cup group qualifying scenarios for knockout rounds

MOSCOW: With the second round of World Cup group games completed on Sunday, qualification for the knockout rounds is now clearer. The top two teams in each group go into the last 16. In the case of teams finishing level on points, FIFA has put in place seven tie-breakers starting ...

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt Sign $10 Billion Deal on Mega-City

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, left, greets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman upon his arrival to Cairo, Egypt. AP Saudi Arabia has signed with Egypt an investment agreement to develop Egyptian lands south Sinai to become part of a planned mega-city and business zone unveiled by Saudi Arabia last October. ...

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Mystery of the Great Pyramid Of Giza unravelled

Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza is an ancient feat of engineering, with the monument almost perfectly located along the cardinal points – north, south, east and west. Archaeologists have long been puzzled about how ancient Egyptians managed to achieve the near-perfect alignment, although now they believe to have solved the ...

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Egyptian authorities deported Russian belly dancer

CAIRO : On Wednesday, the National Security Agency ordered the deportation of the Russian belly dancer Eicatrina Andreeva, known as Jawhara from Egypt. In a phone interview with the TV Program broadcasted on Satellite Channel Dream TV, Jawahra’s lawyer stated that the decision to deport Gawhara boiled down to the ...

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World’s shortest woman and tallest man meet in Egypt

CAIRO: The Giza Pyramids in Egypt saw a unusual spectacle yesterday evening where the world’s shortest woman and the world’s tallest man met up for an event organized by Egyptian Culture Ministry. Sultan Kösen a 35 year old farmer from Turkey, standing 2.51 meters tall and Jyoti Amge, an actress ...

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Egypt’s Former Chief of Staff Arrested Over Presidential Bid

CAIRO: The Egyptian army’s former chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Sami Anan, was detained in Cairo on Tuesday, three of his campaign organizers said, after the army summoned him for questioning over his intention to run for president. Egypt’s Interior Ministry could not immediately be reached for comment. The military ...

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