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Lifestyle: Year in review

  /  December 31, 2013  /  Lifestyle, Year End 2013  /  2 Comments

The Lifestyle pages in 2013 were filled with stories about health, fashion, jewellery, food, wellness and green initiatives, to name but a few. We went to new restaurants to try out the food, investigated hosting a colony of bees on our roof, found out what roller derby is and shared an abundance of tasty recipes with you. Here is a sample of our favourites of 2013.

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Art&Culture: A year in review

  /  December 31, 2013  /  Culture, Year End 2013  /  2 Comments

The Art&Culture scene went through a few difficult phases in 2013 but managed to survive and even flourish. Music, contemporary dance, photography, festivals and exhibitions, regardless, despite or because of the restrictions the political climate and reality imposed, artists everywhere used their talent to chronicle the times we lived in.

While society was divided along stricter lines in the past year, artists in Egypt found inspiration in the differences and the diversity in their work made for a year filled with art that moved, surprised and made us think. Here are some of our highlights of 2013.

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The turbulent 2013

  /  December 31, 2013  /  Year End 2013  /  1 Comment

Read Daily News Egypt’s review of 2013

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Most read columns of 2013

  /  December 31, 2013  /  Politics, Year End 2013  /  1 Comment

As the year comes to an end, we list the columns our readers enjoyed the most.

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Year in review 2013 – Workers hold 2,486 protests

  /  December 31, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics, Year End 2013  /  2 Comments

Strikes were the second most common with 558 strikes, or 22.4% of the total.

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Escalating violence at Egypt’s universities in 2013

  /  December 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics, Year End 2013  /  2 Comments

No official statistics for the death toll of university students who died during political events currently exists.

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Egypt’s 2013 foreign affairs – a year of contrasts

  /  December 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics, Year End 2013  /  2 Comments

Another turbulent year that saw a major shift in Egypt’s foreign policy following the ouster of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in July.

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Top trials and verdicts of 2013

  /  December 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics, Year End 2013  /  2 Comments

A list of the most influential trials and verdicts of 2013

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2013 a ‘black year’ for human rights

  /  December 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics, Year End 2013  /  2 Comments

Lawyer Gamal Eid, director of the Arab Network for Human Rights Information, said that human rights conditions have been “deteriorating” throughout the year.

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Egypt’s road accidents’ rates spike in 2013

  /  December 30, 2013  /  Politics, Year End 2013  /  1 Comment

The total number of accidents in Cairo and on travel roads in 2013 is 13,957 with a 24% increase from 2012

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Egypt 2013 in numbers

  /  December 30, 2013  /  Politics, Year End 2013  /  1 Comment

52%: Voter turnout in the second round of Egypt’s presidential elections 2012, compared to 46.4% in the first round. Source: The Official Website of the Presidential Elections Committee 2012.   6%: Percentage of the villages read the rest…

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Political parties and Egypt’s constitutions

  /  December 30, 2013  /  Politics, Year End 2013  /  1 Comment

The Daily News Egypt takes a look at the positions of prominent parties in both years.

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Setting the records straight

  /  December 30, 2013  /  Opinion, Year End 2013  /  2 Comments

The year 2013 has not been kind to Egyptians or history books. Twisting facts has become the mantra highlighting this year in Egypt. Between the voices of Hosni Mubarak supporters getting louder and pro-Morsi team read the rest…

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2013 Key Events Timeline

  /  December 30, 2013  /  Politics, Year End 2013  /  3 Comments

DNE’s timeline of 2013 key events

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