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Out on a limb

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Opinion  /  3 Comments

By Philip Whitfield Once upon a time a crocodile was snoozing on the banks of the River Nile. Along came a spritely gazelle. She’d spotted a bunch of cherries on the opposite side. How to read the rest…

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Revenge of the Sisi

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Opinion  /  7 Comments

Deep State? Don’t give them too much credit; their danger is much simpler than that

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Egypt 2013: What can you tell?

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Opinion  /  4 Comments

By Fadi Elhusseini Genuine democracy requires practice and partnership, and cannot be realised aloof from people. Mobilising crowds to replace the ballot box is very dangerous as the lust for power and authority can be read the rest…

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Co-founder of Bey2ollak: Entrepreneurship is the only solution for developing Egypt

  /  September 1, 2013  /  interviews, Technology  /  6 Comments

While the bumpy political situation in Egypt has upset many investments, a group of youth took the slogan of “Be local, social, adaptable and simple” as their motto when they launched their successful application. The Daily News Egypt spoke to Gamal El-Din Sadek, one of the co-founders of Bey2ollak.

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Zaazou reaches out to travel industry in a YouTube video

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Business  /  38 Comments

While placing emphasis on maintaining tourism partnerships abroad, Zaazou asked foreign travel agencies to push their governments to lift their negative travel advisories for Egypt since the national curfew is not imposed in many beach tourist sites.

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Foreign minister to rely on ambassadors to revive tourism

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egyptian ambassadors will request that foreign governments lessen their restrictions on tourism traffic, especially on the areas in which the curfew is not imposed such as the Red Sea and Sharm Al-Sheikh.

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Pro-Morsi protests will do no good, says Al-Nour leader

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Al Nour party president says his acceptance of army’s roadmap was not carte blanche to military

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Al-Azhar condemns possible strike on Syria

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Islamic institution stresses its opposition to the use of chemical weapons

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Constituent Assembly member names announced

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Presidency spokesman declares names in a press conference.

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Security forces guarding Port Said church injured in attack

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Police in front of a church near the Suez Canal city are attacked in drive-by shooting

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Brotherhood: Arrests include anyone who opposes the ‘putschists’

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Muslim Brotherhood says “unprecedented” numbers took to the streets on 30 August

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Fahmy meets his Libyan and Saudi counterparts

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Foreign minister discusses closer cooperation with neighbouring countries

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Deputy PM meets head of Families of Martyrs Support Council

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Sunday meeting to ensure support

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48 hotels in Sharm Al-Sheikh and Taba temporarily close due to political turmoil

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Business  /  2 Comments

18 hotels were recently closed in Taba, in addition to 30 in Sharm Al-Sheikh.

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I knew the regime would collapse: interior minister

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  18 Comments

Ibrahim says that Sinai will be “terrorist-free” during 2013

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Central bank issues new treasury bills

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Business  /  No Comments

EGP 6bn in t-bills issued on Sunday

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3 prominent Brotherhood leaders arrested

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Security crackdowns on Morsi supporters continue

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Sarin gas used in Damascus attack: Kerry

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Hair and blood samples given to the United States from emergency workers on the scene of last month’s attack in the Syrian capital have showed signs of the powerful sarin nerve gas, Kerry told NBC and CNN television.

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Arab League foreign ministers to meet on Syria

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt rejects US led military strike on Syria, allies in the region agree says Fahmy

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Suez Canal on high alert after failed terrorist attack

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ship flying Panama flag targeted

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Hamas authorities release Egyptians

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign ministry official denies that three Egyptians were in Gaza for diplomatic purposes

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Perpetrators of second Rafah massacre arrested

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The three reportedly admitted to being directly involved in the killing of the soldiers.

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Sunday 01 September 2013, issue 2266

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Today's Paper  /  No Comments

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Mashrou Leila delivers again in third album release

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Culture  /  27 Comments

Indie Lebanese band tries to get out of its comfort zone only to end up where its fans like it best

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Improve your writing skills

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Diwan bookstore organises a creative writing course lead by experienced teacher Linda ClearyDiwan bookstore organises a creative writing course lead by experienced teacher Linda Cleary

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Stand up and be funny

  /  September 1, 2013  /  Culture  /  No Comments

A new workshop aims at teaching people all about the art of performing on the comic side

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