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Human rights groups demand access to Gaza from Israel, Egypt

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Israel and Egypt have denied human rights organisations Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch entry into Gaza to investigate violations

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Gaza fighting resumes as truce collapses

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Israel recalls its negotiators from Cairo and resumes airstrikes on Gaza Strip, Al-Qassam Brigades say Israel has opened “the gates of hell” onto itself

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Supply service call centre to be inaugurated Thursday: MCIT

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Technology  /  No Comments

Hotline to be established to receive complains from citizens and keep them informed of their ration supplies, said MCIT

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30 arrested in North Sinai operation

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

Tunnels in Sinai destroyed by armed forces bringing total to 1696

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Interior ministry to investigate Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis video

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

The video is part of psychological warfare executed by terrorist groups, says i

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Alaa Abdel Fattah launches hunger strike

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Prominent activist vows he will “no longer play the role they’ve written for me”

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Beyond conflict, prejudice, and stereotype

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

Muslims and Jews meet at Muslim Jewish Conference in Vienna to discuss “Combating for Peace”

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Bringing international literature to the blind

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

The nonprofit online magazine Albawtaka Review is translating and recording English audio books into Arabic for Egypt’s blind

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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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Shell Lubricants to reach competitive market share in Egypt by year’s end: Managing Director

  /  August 19, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Daily News Egypt talks to Shell Lubricants Managing Director Saher Hashem to find out more about the company’s plans to make itself a market leader in the lubricants sector.

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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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Al-Sisi ‘continuing democratic transition’: US State Department deputy spokeswoman

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

Remarks come despite US being “deeply disturbed” by HRW report on Rabaa dispersal

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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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Dar Al-Handasah wins Suez Canal project bid; 8 months needed to finish master plan

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

French engineering services company Egis selected to evaluate performance of project master plan

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Rabaa 1-year anniversary sees increasing detentions

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Daqahleya police arrest two people for distributing video footage of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Nahda dispersals. Abdeen Court denies anniversary protesters’ appeal

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Germany returns illegally obtained archaeological samples from Cheops Pyramid

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

The German government returned 15 archaeological samples from inside the Cheops Pyramid to the Egyptian Ambassador in Berlin last week after Egypt pressed charges against two German researchers for illegally removing them from the country.

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Egypt calls for restraint in Ferguson

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Foreign ministry reflects UN Secretary General’s call for respect for the right to peaceful assembly

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Egypt among top 20 destinations for international students

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

Originally published by Egyptian Streets According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Egypt ranks as one of the top 20 destinations for international students in the world. The North-African country ranked as read the rest…

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Arab Contractors to significantly expand Egyptian and Saudi operations: Chairman

  /  August 18, 2014  /  interviews  /  3 Comments

In an interview with Al-Borsa, company Chairman Engineer Mohsen Salah talks about the the company’s upcoming expansion projects in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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Food crisis in Cameroon

  /  August 18, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

The country ranks 150 out of 186 countries on the 2013 UNDP’s Human Development Index, which measures countries based on income, life expectancy and education.

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Tanzania: Rural areas to have better telecom services

  /  August 18, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

The project is expected to commence as soon as possible and it will cover 16 regions in Tanzania, including Arusha, Tabora, Iringa, Kagera, Manyara, Dodoma, Lindi, Mbeya, Morogoro and Mtwara.

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In sub-Saharan Africa, primary school teacher shortage on the horizon

  /  August 18, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

Analysts believe this rate could enable the country to meet the challenges of a future shortage. Cameroon, Namibia and Lesotho have also taken steps to increase the number of teachers.

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Kefaya to organise protest in front of High Court

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Mubarak should be tried for his crimes over 30 year rule, says Kefaya general coordinator

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Rumours of IMF negotiations untrue: Finance Minister

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

An IMF delegation will visit Egypt before the end of 2014, minister adds

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No ceiling for acquiring Suez Canal investment certificates

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

A source close to the project stated that Dar Al-Hanadasah is the Suez Canal bid winner

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Beltone manages EGP100m Misr Insurance investment fund

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Firm will not invest with the fund in the stock market, investor relations manager says

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Egyptians in Libyan-Tunisian border evacuated

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

500 more Egyptians slated to leave Egypt Monday after fleeing Libyan-Tunisian border area, while poorer Egyptians remain

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Leftist and liberal parties form parliamentary coalition

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

The coalition’s main aim is to counter religious fascism says Al-Tagammu party attorney

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119 Muslim Brotherhood members to be tried on 6 September

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

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

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Egypt, Norway to co-host Gaza conference

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

“Keeping a population trapped and starved provides no security for Gaza’s neighbours”, says Norwegian foreign minister

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