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Egypt’s Suez Canal revenues hit a record of $8 billion in 2022, up from $6.3 billion in 2021, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said on Wednesday.

A solution for the Libyan crisis must be reached through cooperation from all major parties, Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani said on Sunday, also stressing that Egypt is playing an important role in facilitating such cooperation.

Egypt’s Lawyers Syndicate announced Friday the formation of a legal defence team to attend the appeal hearing against the two-year jail verdict handed to six lawyers in Marsa Matrouh over the past week.

Russia's central bank has added nine currencies to its list of exchange rates against the ruble, including the Egyptian pound, starting 18 January.

Ramses II’s wooden coffin will be displayed as part of the international touring exhibition 'Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs,' starting with its next destination in Paris, the cabinet approved on Wednesday.

180 nationalities can obtain tourist visas on arrival to Egypt provided they have a valid and used visa on their passports for either the United Kingdom, the United States, New Zealand, Japan, or the Schengen countries, Egyptian Minister of Tourism Ahmed Issa said.

The global energy company Eni announced on Sunday that it has made a “significant” gas discovery at the Nargis-1 exploration well in the Nargis Offshore Area Concession in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry will head to the UAE capital on Sunday evening to be the keynote speaker at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) Summit, announced spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Abu Zeid.

The Red Sea City of Sharm-Sheikh is hosting an Indian destination wedding that is set to be attended by 337 guests this month, which is the result of Egypt’s efforts to promote the country as wedding tourism destination, an Egyptian tourism official announced.

ExxonMobil, a US multinational oil and gas corporation, announced on Tuesday that it has obtained exploration rights to two offshore blocks in Egypt's outer Nile Delta, further strengthening its exploration portfolio in Egypt and the East Mediterranean.

Traffic in the Egyptian Suez Canal proceeded normally after the MV Glory vessel that had broken down while transiting the international waterway earlier on Monday was towed away to a nearby maritime park, according to the Suez Canal Authority (SCA).

Of the total number, 635,000 of them have been planted by the New Urban Communities Authority since the beginning of the current fiscal year, said Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities Assem El-Gazzar on Sunday.

Egypt needs EGP 70 trillion to achieve the aspirations of Egyptians for decent standards of living, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Thursday while inaugurating several projects under the umbrella of Decent Life initiative in Upper Egypt's Sohag governorate, including Sohag Educational Hospital.

Egypt's first-ever online allotment of land plots in new cities, which runs until February, is sparking widespread interest among the public, announced Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Assem El-Gazzar on Tuesday.

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has approved the final version of the State Ownership Policy Document, which determines the state's presence in the economic sectors and seeks to enhance the private sector's participation in public investments.

Egyptian expats wishing to take advantage of a government initiative to import cars to Egypt free of custom duties and taxes are now no longer required to have deposits covered for three months in their bank accounts before starting the process, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait said.

Egypt’s Giza Zoo will be transformed, starting in 2023, into an open-range zoo in a bid to regain its once-great historical glory.

An Egyptian official delegation, headed by Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, headed on Wednesday to the Tanzanian capital to attend the inauguration ceremony of the Egypt-made Julius Nyerere Hydroelectric Power Project's (JNHPP) lake filling, which is set to take place on Thursday.

The Kuwaiti Week in Egypt, which is taking place in Cairo, is a major bridge that strengthens the bonds of economic cooperation between the two countries, said Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Industry Ahmed Samir on Tuesday during the launch of the 13th edition of the event.

Higher temperatures in Egypt this Autumn are still within normal range and will not impact the agricultural sector, Manar Ghanem from the Media Centre at the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) told Ahram Online.

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