Friday Jul 25
Egypt: World Bank -U.S. $500 Million Loan to Connect 1.5 Million Households in Egypt to Natural Gas
The World Bank's Board of Directors Friday approved a loan of US$500 million for a project aimed to expand natural gas access to 1.5 million Egyptian households in eleven governorates, including three governorates located in Upper Egypt, where poverty levels are the highest, the World Bank's news center reported.
Hurghada Resort supports local economy through job creation
Hilton Hurghada Long Beach Resort is supporting the local economy by providing job opportunities for residents of surrounding communities following the staging of two recent job fairs in the area.
Egyptians Face Fuel Price Increase Amid Subsidy Cutback
Egyptians in Sohag queued up at a gas station to fill up before an increase in fuel prices was implemented on July 4. Photo: AP "Egyptians Face Fuel Price Increase Amid Subsidy Cutback" is categorized as "world".
King Mentuhotep II's chapel unearthed in Sohag
At the Arabet Abydos area in Sohag, where the large temple of King Seti I is located, an Egyptian excavation mission from the Ministry of Antiquities and Heritage stumbled upon a limestone ancient Egyptian chapel from the 11th Dynasty.
11th-Dynasty Chapel Discovered in Egypt
An 11th Dynasty chapel belonging to King Mentuhotep II was discovered on the west bank of the Nile in the city of Sohag, according to Ahram Online .