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Two dead, 23 hurt in Boston Marathon blasts: police

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Politics, World  /  15 Comments

Boston police confirmed the toll of dead and wounded on its Twitter feed.

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Shying away from our minister of information

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

Was the minister really sexually harassing the young reporter?

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Bad for business

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

A few days ago I told a Tunisian friend who just arrived some stories about the Egyptian political scene. She listened to me intently while suppressing her laughter, and after I was finished her only read the rest…

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Review: Op-Eds debate Mubarak’s court session

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

After ousted President Mubarak appeared smiling and waving behind the bars, more than one writer has explored the court rulings and the possibility of a counter-revolution. Several commentators believe that those supportive of the 25 read the rest…

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Budget deficit reaches EGP 197.5bn

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  No Comments

Current deficit now amounts to 9.5% of GDP

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IMF delegation meets with Al-Wafd Party

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  No Comments

Party suggests delaying economic reform programme for one year, tells IMF they ‘do not trust government’

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Egypt relies on domestic wheat harvest for coming six weeks

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  1 Comment

Head of Farmers Syndicate calls decision to cut wheat imports ‘crazy’

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CAPMAS: cotton exports down by 40.6% in Sept-Nov 2012

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  1 Comment

Attributes decline to rise in global cotton prices

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Ministry of Finance meets US Deputy Trade Minister for International Trade Affairs

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  No Comments

The American delegation showed interest in participation in Public-Private Partnership projects

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Madinet Al-Salam Residents protest outside Cairo Governorate building

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Residents protest police’s attacks on their shacks, threaten to block roads if they aren’t offered alternative housing

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Slum Development Fund seeks to fund projects in Minya and Ramlet Bulaq at an estimated cost of EGP 126m

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  No Comments

The governorate will be required to provide the remaining EGP 84.646m to cover the cost of demolition fees and compensation for the land’s previous owners.

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Cairo Chamber of Commerce: We oppose the IMF loan if it will make the poor poorer

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  1 Comment

CCC also urges government to reverse decision on customs duties hike and new tax laws

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Egypt’s Central Bank pumps $600m into Egyptian market in 30 minutes

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  No Comments

Move intended to curb inflation

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AFD discusses funding third Cairo Metro line

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  No Comments

The French development finance institution meets with transport minister to discuss further contributions to urban transport

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Luxor hot air balloons return to the skies

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  4 Comments

Company responsible for hot air balloon tragedy not allowed to resume operations until conclusion of investigations

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Mekki proposes pan-Arab stolen funds court

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Minister of Justice Ahmed Mekki says developed nations have obligation to stop smuggling of stolen funds using their own courts

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Shafiq fined EGP 10,000

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A misdemeanours court ruled that former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq must pay EGP 10,000 for defaming Essam Sultan

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Emad Gad summoned to Shura Council for investigation

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

ESDP announces that Gad will not go because the case is not within the Shura’s jurisdiction

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British report: ‘Issues of concern’ remain in Egypt

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

FCO report expresses concern over sectarian violence, women’s rights, freedom of expression and the constitution in Egypt

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Abdel Rahman Ezz detained for four days

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hazemoon member Abdel Rahman Ezz detained for four days pending investigations

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Court orders Mubarak release on bail pending other charges

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Former President Hosni Mubarak to stay in prison on charges of corruption

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El-Badawi repeats his party’s demands

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Wafd Party chairman calls for replacement of the prosecutor general and the formation of a new government before elections and dialogue

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Stalling in Mo’awad Adel’s case

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Despite the court verdict, the comatose protester’s health remains neglected

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Armed Forces provide new equipment for Al-Azhar student accommodation

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Military claims provision is not directly related to food poisoning incident, insisting on only helping a ‘highly respected institution’

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Pope Tawadros receives families of victims

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Christian family in Al-Khasous turn themselves in to police amid accusations of violence

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Court rules to extend detainment of 6 April activists

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The New Cairo Courthouse extends the detainment of four protesters by 15 days pending investigation

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Military court sentences 12 people to prison in Suez

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Six men demanding housing rights sentenced to six months; six protesting unemployment receive three months

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Shura members condemn UN declaration against violence towards women

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Salafi Al-Nour Party Shura Council member Mohamed Al-Azab called for a distinction between “fairness” and “equality”

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OIC fear Myanmar violence may spread

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt foreign minister presents four-point plan to help solve crisis in Myanmar

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Monday 15 April 2013, issue 2175

  /  April 15, 2013  /  Today's Paper  /  1 Comment

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