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Egypt gets $1.5 bln inflows since FX float: Official

Egypt’s net hard currency inflows have totalled about $1.5 billion, according to central bank data, since the Egyptian pound was floated on Nov. 3, the country’s deputy finance minister Ahmed Kouchouk told reporters on Wednesday. That is about 10 to 15 times the amount of weekly inflows which Egypt obtained before the flotation, Kouchouk said on the sidelines of a ... Read More »

World Cup 2018: Egypt defeat Ghana and DR Congo win in Guinea

World Cup 2018: Egypt defeat Ghana and DR Congo win in Guinea Egypt defeated Ghana 2-0 in Alexandria on Sunday to go top of their 2018 World Cup qualifying group as the Democratic Republic of Congo came from behind to win 2-1 in Guinea and move top of Group A. Goals from Mohamed Salah and Abdallah Saied gave the Pharaohs ... Read More »

Egypt author Ahmed Naji jailed over explicit novel

An Egyptian court has sentenced an author to two years in jail after sexually explicit extracts from his novel were published in state media. The case was filed by a private citizen who complained that the passage caused him distress and heart palpitations. The author, Ahmed Naji, was initially acquitted but prosecutors appealed, leading to this sentence. High-profile Egyptian writers ... Read More »

Car Bomb Targets Security Forces in Cairo

 Car Bomb Targets Security Forces in Cairo   ISIL claimed responsibility for the attack, in which no deaths were reported A massive car bomb claimed by fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) ripped into a national security building in a working class residential neighborhood in Cairo early Thursday, wounding at least 29 people and blowing the facades ... Read More »