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Business - Tech
12/25/2022 4:23:17 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced new incentives to support the country’s digital transformation, including cashless transaction adoption, set to last from 1 January – 31 December 2023.

World - Region
12/25/2022 3:42:25 PM
Driven mainly by soaring energy prices, inflation in the UK has been running high this whole year in 2022, reaching successive new records. In October, households paid 88.9 percent more on average for electricity, gas and other fuels than a year ago, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.

World - International
12/25/2022 2:11:40 PM
Foreign aid groups on Sunday suspended their operations in Afghanistan following a decision by the country's Taliban rulers to ban women from working at international and local non-governmental organizations, while the US and Germany have condemned these actions by the Taliban.

Business - Economy
12/25/2022 1:30:33 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has extended two initiatives supporting companies working in the tourism sector that were initially set to expire at the end of the year through March 2023, the bank announced on Sunday.

World - Region
12/25/2022 12:26:04 PM
The biblical town of Bethlehem marked a merry Christmas on Saturday, with thousands of visitors descending upon the traditional birthplace of Jesus as it rebounds from the coronavirus pandemic.

World - International
12/25/2022 12:00:05 PM
The US has condemned the Taliban for ordering non-governmental groups in Afghanistan to stop employing women, saying the ban will disrupt vital and life-saving assistance to millions.

World - International
12/24/2022 6:05:24 PM
The Taliban government on Saturday ordered all foreign and domestic non-governmental groups in Afghanistan to suspend employing women, allegedly because some female employees didn't wear the Islamic headscarf correctly.

World - International
12/24/2022 3:58:06 PM
Taliban security forces used a water cannon to disperse women protesting the ban on university education for women on Saturday, eyewitnesses said, as the decision from the Taliban-led government continues to cause outrage and opposition in Afghanistan and beyond.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/23/2022 6:45:03 PM
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb has called for the Taliban to reconsider their decision to ban Afghan women from accessing university education, saying the decision contradicts Sharia (Islamic law).

World - Region
12/23/2022 5:35:16 PM
Israeli police shot dead a 22-year-old Palestinian man who allegedly rammed them with his car after trying to shoot an officer and wounding three policemen in central Israel on Friday, as claimed by Israeli authorities.

Business - Economy
12/23/2022 4:09:00 PM
The World Bank announced on Friday $500 million in financing dedicated to expanding and strengthening Egypt’s flagship Takaful and Karama social safety net program.

Business - Economy
12/22/2022 10:46:04 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has set new measures meant to ban the fraudulent and abusive use of credit and debit cards outside the country.

Business - Economy
12/22/2022 9:10:00 PM
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has raised on Thursday the interest rates by three percent (300 bps), thus exceeding expectations.


World - International
12/22/2022 6:26:38 PM
The Taliban's treatment of women and girls in Afghanistan may amount to "a crime against humanity", G7 foreign ministers said Thursday, demanding the ban on women attending university be reversed.

Business - Economy
12/22/2022 3:28:45 PM
The World Bank has revised down predictions for Egypt’s real GDP growth in FY2022/2023 to 4.5 percent, down from 4.8 percent it expected in October and below the 6.6 percent the country attained in FY2021/2022.

Business - Economy
12/22/2022 2:44:56 PM
Egyptian Banking Institute (EBI), the official training arm of the Central Bank of Egypt, announced on Wednesday the launch of its online platform “Financial Literacy Hub” during a ceremony held in the presence of the heads of the financial inclusion and social responsibility departments in the Egyptian Banking sector.

World - Region
12/22/2022 1:16:29 PM
A small group of Afghan women staged a defiant protest in Kabul on Thursday against a Taliban order banning them from universities, an activist said, adding that some were arrested.

Business - Economy
12/22/2022 12:53:00 PM
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) is set to hold its final meeting for 2022 on Thursday to review the key interest rates in light of the latest updates in the local and global economic scene, particularly the accelerating inflation rates.

World - Region
12/22/2022 12:44:58 PM
Palestinian medics said Israeli forces shot dead a 23-year-old man and wounded five others early Thursday during clashes in the occupied West Bank.

Business - Economy
12/22/2022 12:09:32 AM
The United States is flouting international trade rules by labeling imports from Hong Kong as those from China, the World Trade Organization ruled Wednesday, an outcome that Washington rejects.

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