Egypt

Israel, courting ex-foes, can overfly Sudan: Netanyahu

Israel, courting ex-foes, can overfly Sudan: Netanyahu

Published 10/12/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israeli airliners would be able to overfly Sudan en route to South America, part [more…]

Gas-focused Qatar to exit OPEC in swipe at Saudi influence

Gas-focused Qatar to exit OPEC in swipe at Saudi influence

Published 03/12/2018

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar said it will quit OPEC to focus on gas in a swipe at Saudi Arabia, the de facto leader of the [more…]

Uber’s Middle East rival Careem launches bus-booking service in Egypt

Uber’s Middle East rival Careem launches bus-booking service in Egypt

Published 03/12/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Middle East ride-hailing company Careem said on Monday it had launched a bus-booking service in Egypt and would soon expand it into [more…]

Millions flock to free tests as Egypt seeks to eradicate hepatitis C

Millions flock to free tests as Egypt seeks to eradicate hepatitis C

Published 03/12/2018

MIT NAMA (Reuters) - When Houaida Mabrouk heard about a government campaign that offers free hepatitis C screenings, she hesitated, afraid of testing positive. But [more…]

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

Published 14/11/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. The company [more…]

Israel’s Netanyahu to meet Egypt’s Sisi in New York: Israeli official

Israel’s Netanyahu to meet Egypt’s Sisi in New York: Israeli official

Published 24/09/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly [more…]

Archeologists find Neolithic remains in Nile Delta

Archeologists find Neolithic remains in Nile Delta

Published 02/09/2018

CAIRO (Reuters) - Archaeologists in Egypt say they have found one of the oldest-known villages in the Nile Delta dating back to the Neolithic era. [more…]

Egyptian students design car that runs on air

Egyptian students design car that runs on air

Published 08/08/2018

CAIRO (Reuters) - A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running [more…]

Mystery Egypt sarcophagus found not to house Alexander the Great’s…

Mystery Egypt sarcophagus found not to house Alexander the Great’s…

Published 19/07/2018

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian archaeologists on Thursday dashed local hopes that a newly discovered ancient sarcophagus might contain the remains of Alexander the Great, [more…]

Venture firm Atomico signs up ex-Uber and Google managers

Venture firm Atomico signs up ex-Uber and Google managers

Published 05/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Atomico, which runs Europe’s largest independent venture fund, has hired former managers from Google and Uber to help drive international expansion for [more…]