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Suez Canal Development Project

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The project represents global competition for the region in the fields of advanced logistics and industrial services as well as commerce, tourism, information technology, agriculture, and real estate.

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UPDATE: Building collapse in Cairo kills 18 people

  /  November 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

8 people injured in building collapse, prosecution says illegal addition of two storeys made building unstable

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Building collapse in Cairo kills at least 15 people

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

Unstable housing structures remain a problem for Egypt

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Sexual harassment still pervasive in Egypt, despite new law

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

25 November is international day for the elimination of violence against women

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Man killed planting bomb on railway tracks is a Muslim Brotherhood group leader: MOI

  /  November 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mohamed Abdul Moneim died in Saturday blast on Fayoum-Beni Suef line, claims interior ministry

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Dozens arrested on Mohamed Mahmoud anniversary

  /  November 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Undercover agents wearing Guy Fawkes masks infiltrated protests and then suddenly began to arrest people, say eyewitnesses

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Third bird flu death in Egypt this year: Ministry of Health

  /  November 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Two others infected with the virus in critical condition

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Cairo University students react to security measures on campus

  /  November 17, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Students say security measures are necessary but criticise enforcement

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Cairo court postpones Shura Council appeal verdict to 23 November

  /  November 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Verdict of El Raml police station case postponed as well by Alexandria Misdemeanour Court, to 8 December

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Prisoner died due to inadequate prison healthcare: Lawyer

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Tarek Al-Ghandour was suffering from liver dysfunction

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Alexandria nurses threaten further strikes

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

A group of striking nurses from the Amiry Hospital in Alexandria condemned the investigations into their strike following the deaths of two patients, according to a statement released online. Night-shift nurses began their strike at read the rest…

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Techno Office aiming to increase Egyptian sales by 15% over the coming year: Chairman

  /  November 11, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Company hopes to take advantage of economic changes and new investors in light of government’s mega-projects

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German ambassador praises security situation in Egypt: Interior ministry

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

German security apparatuses agree with Ministry of Interior to exchange information about “terrorist elements”

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis pledge allegiance to ‘Islamic State’

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

The Sinai based militant group could lose local support if it begins to imitate the style of ISIS, says analyst

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NGO registration extension period ends under ministry’s recently drafted bill

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

As the 10 November deadline for the registration of all NGOs active in Egypt looms, many rights groups find themselves in legal limbo. A bill was issued in July by the Minister of Social Solidarity read the rest…

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Egyptian-American arrested for encouraging attacks against western schools and teachers

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

US embassy in Cairo had issued a warning about possible terrorist attacks in Maadi

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Economic conference to be held, over 1,000 business leaders to attend

  /  November 8, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Prime Minister and ministers of the economic, legislative, and infrastructure group will showcase investment opportunities

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Life and death in Egyptian prisons

  /  November 5, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

Detainees face harsh realities and life threatening health conditions

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Road accident involving school bus leaves 18 dead

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Armed forces sent a medical plane to transfer the casualties

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Cairo: A problematic transport culture

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Josh Drake A friend of mine recounted an incident recently whereby their taxi driver, in the midst of a Cairo traffic jam, took a sharp unlawful turn down a one-way street in the wrong read the rest…

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Suez lawyers to escalate strike if demands not met

  /  November 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Head of syndicate to meet prime minister and interior minister to discuss crisis

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56 judges suspended over ‘Brotherhood support’

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

Judges referred to the disciplinary committee for signing pro-Morsi statement

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Egyptians forced to leave Libya want to return due to unemployment

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egyptians employed in Libya demand their return despite ongoing armed conflict in the country, blame lack of work opportunities in Egypt

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Pope Tawadros visits Moscow

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Pope met with senior officials, members of Russian Orthodox Church

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US Embassy in Cairo warns of possible terrorist attacks in Maadi

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

US government cites “recent anonymous post on a Jihadist website”

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Colouring the grey city

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Students launch a campaign to colour walls and stairs in Cairo

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Tourism ministry aims to attract 100,000 South African tourists in 2014-2015: TDA official

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Authority also targeting increased visitors from India, China, Brazil, and Argentina

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Upcoming Israel-Palestine peace talks postponed

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

Senior Hamas official cites “security measures”, says ceasefire will stand

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Presidential Palace defendants sentenced to 3 years

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

Activists charged with violating controversial Protest Law in June sentenced to three years imprisonment

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Libyan tribal leaders gather in Cairo for unity talks

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

Egyptian foreign minister meets Arab League envoy to discuss Libya’s political path

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