Category Archives: Education

NEWS ANALYSIS: OIL PRICE HIKES PRESSURE EGYPT’S BUDGET AMID TIGHT REFORM PROGRAMME

CAIRO, Egypt- As Egypt is going through a strict economic reform programme, which was started in the late 2016, to contain a budget deficit and economic slowdown, the recent skyrocketing oil prices, add further burdens on the country’s state budget, …

General Assembly Elects 18 Member States to Human Rights Council, Allowing Vote by 3 Member States in Article 19 Exemption over Financial Dues

The General Assembly today elected 18 States to the Human Rights Council, the United Nations body responsible for promoting and protecting all human rights around the globe.

By secret ballot, the Assembly elected Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Burkina …

SON OF OUSTED EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT DETAINED: FAMILY, SOURCES

CAIRO, Egypt- Egyptian police detained the youngest son of ousted former president, Mohamed Mursi, from his home, on the outskirts of Cairo, his brother and three security sources said.

Two security sources said, Abdullah Mursi was arrested on charges of …

Experts: Urbanization Will Worsen Housing Crisis

Close to 70 percent of the world’s residents will live in cities by the middle of the century, according to recent United Nations figures, and experts warn that an exploding population will exacerbate a housing crisis in some regions.

Officials …

Fresh Calls For Explanations in Disappearance of Saudi Journalist

The fiancee of a Saudi journalist who disappeared after entering the country’s consulate in Istanbul last week said he had been “somewhat concerned that he could be in danger,” but that he did not fear anything would happen to him …