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Egypt pledges support to US coalition against ISIS

  /  September 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Shoukry and Kerry also discuss regional issues of Libya, Palestine, Syria and Iraq

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Shura Council defendants to hunger strike against Protest Law

  /  September 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

International organisations call for release of activists arrested under Protest Law

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‘Dank’ movement calls for more demonstrations

  /  September 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

New campaign launched against poverty, social injustice and inequality

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ANHRI condemns arrest of journalist Mahmoud Nasr

  /  September 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian journalist was sentenced in absentia for protesting in solidarity with victims of Badrashin and Assiut train crashes in 2013

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Number of hunger strikers increases to 91

  /  September 8, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Shura Council detainees start a hunger strike until their demands for abolishing the Protest Law and releasing political detainees are met

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‘Building a strong parliament essential for bringing about normalised democracy’: Nick Harvey

  /  September 7, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

British politician Sir Nick Harvey shares his views on coming parliamentary elections in Egypt and the importance of coalitions

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Morsi accused in Qatari espionage case

  /  September 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ousted president and officials being charged with embezzlement, treason and espionage

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Court decides on legitimacy of ’religiously-affiliated parties’

  /  September 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawsuit was filed against the legitimacy of religiously-affiliated parties and their participation in upcoming parliamentary elections

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7 protesters acquitted, 3 others released on bail in Alexandria

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

EIPR calls for abolishment of “draconian” Protest Law

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Rights group condemns arrest of Rabaa Al-Adaweya witness

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Human Rights Watch says former professor was beaten and his home raided

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CIHRS appeals to President Al-Sisi ‘to prevent disaster’

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

NGO registration deadline extended for 45 days, as demanded by rights groups

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Perpetrator of store fires in Shubra arrested

and   /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Crime was an act of revenge by one of the store tenants, investigations indicate

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State Commissioner to rule on legality of Rabaa sign

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Legal adviser at ‘Popular Front against the Brotherhoodisation of Egypt’ files a law suit against Rabaa’s hand gesture as “sign for violence”

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Report to be handed to Al-Sisi about Al-Torgoman area: Syndicate leader

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

New head of street vendors syndicate ready to cooperate with the government to reach a compromise about the situation of street vendors

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Police officer accused of sexually assaulting mentally handicapped girl investigated: Interior ministry

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

In other case, 3 police officers accused of tampering with a corpse, suspended for 3 months

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Gezira club cat killings spark widespread anger

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Members gather to demonstrate against the mass killing of cats Tuesday

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246 rare pieces of jewelry returned to state

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

The pieces originally belonged to the former ruling family of Mohamed Ali and his descendents

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119 Muslim Brotherhood members to be tried on 6 September

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Defendants stand accused of breaking into a police station during Rabaa Al-Adaweya sit-in in 2013

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Muslim Brotherhood denies army’s accusations of violence

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Four protesters killed and 193 people arrested on first anniversary of Rabaa Al-Adaweya dispersal

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Tourism programme to trace Holy Family’s steps through Egypt

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

Pope Tawadros II has agreed to open monasteries to tourist groups

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Media gag imposed on Sahel attack

and   /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Gagging is on the rise, as opposed to what was expected after the 2011 revolution, says Gamila Ismail

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Shura Council Trial postponed to 10 September

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The court will hold Alaa Abdel Fattah and 2 others in custody until the next trial

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‘Operations Room’ trial adjourned over sound system problems

  /  August 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Court was supposed to hear the witnesses’ testimony on Sunday’s trial session

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Egypt’s foreign ministry orders complaint over US State Department comments

  /  August 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the declarations made were lacking the basic rules of credibility and objectivity.

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Ramadan desserts go global

  /  July 27, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Egyptian pastry chefs, have started putting this twist on traditional Ramadan desserts such as Konafa and Atayef, a trend driven, in part, by creative marketing, and reflecting changes in the Egyptian diet.

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Foreign ministry urges Egyptians in Libya to take measures of ‘extreme caution’

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry is facilitating the safe return of Egyptian citizens from Libya following the killing of 22 Egyptian guards near the Libyan border

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Gamal Abdel Nasser museum to open in 2015

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Ministry of Culture to convert former president’s residence into museum displaying furniture, military awards and draft speeches

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South Cairo Court hands down 7 life verdicts for sexual assailants

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Five cases were presented to South Cairo Criminal Court; seven out of nine assailants received life time prison sentences

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Credit Cards explained

, and   /  June 28, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

The Daily News Egypt defines what credit cards are, analyses their presence in Egypt and interviews several experts on the matter.

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State Council approves £45,000 for treatment of comatose protester

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

EGP 1m spent on treatment for comatose protestor Mo’awad Adel, State Council

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