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In Pictures: Little Damascus of Cairo

  /  September 18, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Syrian refugees in 6th of October City create a market of Syrian goods and food

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New council must determine economic roadmap: CIB managing director

  /  September 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The council must be independent and serve an advisory purpose, Hisham Ezz Al-Arab says

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9 members of rap group arrested

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

“Art Revolution” rappers accused of chanting against military

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Egypt and Norway discuss region and agree on future cooperation

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

Foreign ministers discuss bilateral ties and situations in Gaza and Libya

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Norwegian foreign minister in Cairo for Gaza talks

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Visit comes after date for the conference on Gaza reconstruction, to be co-hosted by Norway and Egypt, has been set

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Two nail bombs explode in metro stations, no injuries or damage caused

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Metro authority spokesman says metro was not disrupted

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11 killed in microbus accident

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Five people are being treated for serious burns following microbus fuel tank explosion

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Government outfits kiosks for street vendors to transform them into small merchants: PM

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

North Coast development, social housing, employment, Downtown Cairo, and roads project top Mehleb’s priorities this week

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The food explorer

  /  August 28, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Cairene sets out to find and review Egypt’s best eats on new website “MostakshFood”

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Arab Parliament ‘puts all resources at disposal’ of Palestinian leadership under Abbas

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Abbas is expected to request that the UN implement provisions of the 1967 borders, including evacuating Israeli troops from Palestinian territories

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Gaza fighting continues, no response to Egypt ceasefire call

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Netanyahu calls on Gazans to evacuate sites used by Hamas, saying they are potential targets

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From pollution to art

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

Art exhibit showcases contemporary art made from trash collected from the Red and Mediterranean seas

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AUC students aim to turn ‘Trash into Cash’ in Cairo slum

  /  August 21, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  3 Comments

Project draws inspiration from a similar recycling model applied in the Zabaalin community, which has managed to create a “self sustaining recycling system” that recycles approximately 80% of collected trash

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Making a living on the street

  /  August 21, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  3 Comments

92% of Egypt’s 5 million street vendors operate without a license

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Tourism insights from around the world

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

By Omar Khedr Changing perceptions and successfully rebounding an entire industry is generally a herculean challenge.  Representing approximately 6.5% of Egypt’s total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as well as being an important source of foreign read the rest…

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Update: Gaza ceasefire, talks collapse

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Israel recalls delegations from Cairo: Official

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Israel, Hamas ready for any outcome of Gaza talks

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Gaza talks continue in Cairo as ceasefire expiry draws near

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One policeman killed, another injured

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Attack on checkpoint in Gharbeya at dawn is latest in series of recurrent attacks on security forces

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Gaza ceasefire extended for five days

  /  August 14, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

The extension comes to provide more time for the indirect negotiations taking place in Cairo, says Egyptian foreign ministry

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A little hope shines on Demerdash Hospital

  /  August 13, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The Egyptian Medical Students Association redecorates the walls of children clinics at Demerdash Hospital

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Egypt beyond the headlines

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

“Everyday Egypt” shows daily life in the country using instagram photos

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Egypt officials discuss Libya violence

  /  August 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

The Egyptian foreign ministry stressed the need for violence and armed clashes to end in neighbouring Libya in a Thursday statement. The ministry’s political action group met to discuss the situation on Wednesday as the situation worsened in Libya with people read the rest…

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New confidence in real estate with increased stability: JLL

  /  August 2, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Strongest performance in the residential sector, with no major changes in office and retail sector, but hotel sector close to worst level of its cycle

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UN, US sponsored Gaza ceasefire broken in less than 3 hours

  /  August 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

At least 35 dead in Rafah after Israel resumes strikes in response to gunfire, Egypt rescinds invitation for talks

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‘Where is the Queen?’

  /  July 27, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Ninth annual Hayy Festival shines light on promising and prominent Arab and African female singers

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Kids search for alternatives to omitted children shows

  /  July 27, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

After the government pulled programming, children are watching adult series that may expose them to “complex scenes they cannot process”, says AUC professor

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Hamas has fundamental choice to make: Kerry

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Kerry discusses Gaza and ceasefire efforts with Egypt’s president and foreign minister

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Egypt Cup goes to Al-Zamalek, Smouha left empty-handed

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Alexandria’s Smouha mourns after league loss; miss out on cup title, beaten by Cairo giant Al-Zamalek in final

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Cairo Nile Shuttle contracts fibreglass company to manufacture Nile taxis

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The River Transport Authority is considering the possibility of issuing an experimental operating license for river taxi activities in cooperation with other government bodies involved with Nile River navigation.

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Gaza ceasefire talks underway in Doha, Egypt absent

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s foreign minister continues contacts with regional and international counterparts to reach solution to Gaza conflict

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