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Egypt inaugurates $17m new international airport

Egypt inaugurates $17m new international airport

Egypt on Saturday inaugurated the $17 million Sphinx International Airport, near the Giza Pyramids and the new Grand Egyptian Museum in the outskirts of Cairo, the...

Egypt to upgrade six oil refineries - Minister

Egypt to upgrade six oil refineries – Minister

Egypt’s Petroleum Minister, Tarek El Molla, said the government plans to upgrade six of the country’s eight oil refineries to boost domestic production to 41...

Egypt shuts major ports over bad weather

Egypt reopens closed ports

Red Sea Ports Authority (RSPA) said on Thursday that five ports shut during the week due to severe weather conditions have been reopened. The Head of RSPA, Ayman Saleh,...

Egypt to finance light rail project with $1.2bn Chinese loan

Egypt to finance light rail project with $1.2bn Chinese loan

Egypt’s Transport Minister, Hisham Arafat, on Wednesday said the 68 km light rail system linking the country’s new capital from an industrial city outskirts...

Hoegh Gallant LNG carrier departs Egypt

Hoegh Gallant LNG carrier departs Egypt

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker, Hoegh Gallant, has left its mooring in Egypt, where it had been used as a floating import terminal since 2015. The tanker has set...

Train derails in Egypt, injures 55

Train derails in Egypt, injures 55

At least 55 people were injured on Friday when a passenger train derailed south of Egypt’s capital Cairo, an assistant to the health minister told state television....

Egypt debunks reports that cockpit fire caused EgyptAir crash

Egypt debunks reports that cockpit fire caused EgyptAir crash

Egypt’s public prosecutor denied on Monday reports that a cockpit fire may have caused a 2016 Paris-Cairo EgyptAir flight crash, reiterating that forensic information...

EgyptAir crash

Egypt debunks reports that cockpit fire caused EgyptAir crash

Egypt’s public prosecutor denied on Monday reports that a cockpit fire may have caused a 2016 Paris-Cairo EgyptAir flight crash, reiterating that forensic information...

Egypt to import rice over cuts in local production

Egypt to import rice over cuts in local production

Egypt’s Prime Minister, Sherif Ismail said on Tuesday said Egypt will begin importing rice, a crop it has typically had in surplus, to increase stocks and...

DP World to develop inland container depot in Egypt

DP World to develop inland container depot in Egypt 

DP World is teaming up with Egyptian government-linked parties to develop a new inland container deport (ICD) that is expected to boost the flow of cargo into inland...

South Sudan boosts oil output by 70,000 bpd

Egypt eyes $10bn oil foreign investment in 2018

Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, on Sunday said that the country’s foreign investment in the oil and gas sector is aimed at...

Egypt begins 24-hour port operation

Egypt begins 24-hour port operation

Egypt will keep ports running for 24 hours a day, up from 16 currently, to cut “long waiting times” for shipments, Transportation Minister Hesham Arafat said on...