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Nadine Awadalla

In Egypt, rice import samples are judged in the kitchen

02 Apr 2019

CAIRO/DUBAI With steaming plates of rice and freshly sliced apples on the side, a group of Cairo-based food scientists work in their lab to decide whether the foreign grains will suit Egyptian palates.

Big phone bill? New car? Wealthier Egyptians lose subsidies, prompting complaints

28 Mar 2019

CAIRO Many of the Egyptians crammed into a tent in a Cairo suburb have been told they are about to be kicked off the government's food subsidy program because they are too wealthy.

Red Hot Chili Peppers rock Egypt's pyramids

16 Mar 2019

CAIRO Californian group Red Hot Chili Peppers played in front of Egypt's great pyramids of Giza on Friday, entertaining more than 10,000 people at the site and many more over a livestream link. | Video

Delta Sugar looks to raise output as Egypt pushes sugar beet

19 Feb 2019

CAIRO, Feb 19 Egypt's Delta Sugar hopes to produce 310,000 tonnes of sugar this year, the company's board chairman told Reuters, after the government expanded the area allotted for planting sugar beet as it tries to save water.

Dana Gas to drill in what says could be Egypt's next mega gas field

12 Feb 2019

CAIRO Dana Gas will begin drilling this year in an area it says could become Egypt's next giant Mediterranean gas field, after seismic data pointed to reserves as large as 20 trillion cubic feet.

Dana Gas to drill in what says could be Egypt's next mega gas field

12 Feb 2019

CAIRO, Feb 12 Dana Gas will begin drilling this year in an area it says could become Egypt's next giant Mediterranean gas field, after seismic data pointed to reserves as large as 20 trillion cubic feet.

Egypt to see gas boost from BP fields, Zohr as Cairo returns to export market

11 Feb 2019

CAIRO Egypt's gas output will get a boost this year as the country's huge Zohr field nears peak production and with $1.8 billion in investment from BP, officials said on Monday, as Egypt returns to export markets and positions itself as a regional hub.

UPDATE 2-Egypt to see gas boost from BP fields, Zohr as Cairo returns to export market

11 Feb 2019

CAIRO, Feb 11 Egypt's gas output will get a boost this year as the country's huge Zohr field nears peak production and with $1.8 billion in investment from BP, officials said on Monday, as Egypt returns to export markets and positions itself as a regional hub.

UPDATE 3-Traders say Egypt delays wheat payment guarantees, ministry dismisses criticism

05 Dec 2018

* Cairo prioritises spending on bread subsidies (Adds Supply Ministry statement)

Sisi's hot potato: Egyptians hit back after remarks on austerity

07 Nov 2018

CAIRO/DUBAI Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke daily at the World Youth Forum in the resort of Sharm al-Sheikh this week, touching on topics from Syria's reconstruction to religious tolerance - but it was a remark about potatoes that most stirred the pot.

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