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The state has succeeded in lifting most travel bans imposed on Egypt: Soha El Torgoman
May25

The state has succeeded in lifting most travel bans imposed on Egypt: Soha El Torgoman

Soha El Torgoman, general manager of Ramses Hilton Hotel and a member of the Egyptian Tourism Authority (ETA) and the Technical Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Tourism, said that tourism in Egypt is improving. In an interview with Daily News Egypt, she explained all aspects related to the Egyptian tourism situation. What is your assessment...

48.6% increase in tourist arrivals in March: CAPMAS
May22

48.6% increase in tourist arrivals in March: CAPMAS

The number of tourist arrivals from around the world reached 654,900 during March, compared to 440,700 during March 2016, an increase of 48,6%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS said that Western Europe sent the largest number of tourists to Egypt, accounting for 31.9%, and that Germany held...

Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now
May13

Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now

SINGAPORE/LONDON A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting Britain’s health system and global shipper FedEx.Cyber extortionists tricked victims into opening malicious malware attachments...

Missing in action: Is the EU’s soft power waning?
May04

Missing in action: Is the EU’s soft power waning?

As the European Union’s foreign ministers met recently in a baroque palace in Malta, Finland’s top diplomat quipped that despite the grandeur of their surroundings, they were all merely “doctors and welders”, trying “to sew things up” in the world.Such despondency at Europe’s global influence has become...

American CrossOver aims to hire 150 Egyptian software developers in 2017
May03

American CrossOver aims to hire 150 Egyptian software developers in 2017

Sinan Ata, general manager of CrossOver in Turkey, said that the company is working to hire the best Egyptian developers to prove the company’s confidence in the potential of the Egyptian market in terms of human resources that are considered highly efficient, according to Ata. He noted that Egyptians are not only famous for their ability...

Ukraine launches investigation into death of OSCE monitor
Apr24

Ukraine launches investigation into death of OSCE monitor

Ukraine has launched an investigation into the death of an American working for the European security watchdog OSCE, whose vehicle hit a landmine in the country’s conflict-hit east, the general prosecutor’s office (GPU) said on Monday.The paramedic was on an OSCE monitoring mission patrol near the village of Pryshybin, controlled by...

Exxon Mobil requests sanctions waiver for Russia projects
Apr20

Exxon Mobil requests sanctions waiver for Russia projects

The Texas-based oil giant has projects lined up in the Black Sea alongside Russian state-owned Rosneft. A previous partnership in 2014 was broken over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and ensuing Western sanctions.American oil giant Exxon Mobil is seeking the green light from President Trump’s administration in order to resume drilling...

Russian tourists will not return to Sharm El-Sheikh before 2018: Hisham Ali
Apr20

Russian tourists will not return to Sharm El-Sheikh before 2018: Hisham Ali

The head of the Tourism Investors Association in South Sinai, Hisham Ali, does not see a glimmer of hope that indicates the return of Russian and English tourists to Sharm El-Sheikh before mid-2018. He said that the Egyptian government has exerted great efforts to review the security at various Egyptian airports in order to resume Russian flights...

Russian delegation travels to Egypt to discuss Mistral equipment deal: TASS
Apr18

Russian delegation travels to Egypt to discuss Mistral equipment deal: TASS

A Russian delegation left for Egypt to participate in the next stage of negotiations on delivering communications and control equipment for the Mistral-class helicopter carriers, a source in the military-technical cooperation system between Russia and other countries said to the Russian news agency, TASS, on Tuesday.”Negotiations continue....

G7 states reach no deal on UK call for further Syria sanctions
Apr11

G7 states reach no deal on UK call for further Syria sanctions

Foreign ministers from Group of Seven (G7) major industrialized nations reached no agreement on a British suggestion that sanctions be tightened against Syria and Russia, Italy’s foreign minister said on Tuesday.British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had said ahead of the two-day G7 meeting that he wanted to discuss imposing fresh...

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