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Better late than never: how to rebound state fragility in Egypt?

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Abdulla M. Erfan The Fund for Peace recently published the 2014 fragile states indicators for Egypt bringing empirical realities to the heated debate on policies for addressing Egypt’s political, economic and social challenges.  According to the read the rest…

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Should Egypt be governed by majority rule or by rule of law?

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Mohammed Nosseir The term ‘majority’ could be a very pleasant one, used to refer to a segment of any given society. In reality, rulers and citizens tend to commit a number of mistakes based read the rest…

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Dave McClure sees big opportunities in Egypt

  /  October 25, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Growth rates in emerging markets are far in excess of US markets, with more opportunity internationally, McClure said

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Education: The global antidote to poverty, disease and terrorism

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Dr Cesar Chelala Despite enormous technological advances, humanity continues to grapple with three enormous burdens: poverty, disease and terrorism (both individual and state-sponsored.) Although the policies aimed at solving those problems are different, there read the rest…

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Tunisian holding parliamentary elections amid security concerns

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Islamist Ennahda party will not run in next month’s presidential vote

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Policeman killed in Sharqeya

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Masked gunmen gunned down the officer on way home from work

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Criticism of government’s terrorism record follows widespread condemnation of Sinai attacks

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

US, UK, UAE pledge support for Egypt anti-terror efforts in wake of deadly Sinai attacks

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Amnesty calls for release of activists on trial under Protest Law

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

22 activists await verdict on Sunday

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Child dead, 6 injured in Matariya clashes

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Cause of death still to be officially confirmed, says health ministry

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Rafah crossing closed indefinitely after deadly Sinai attacks

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Sisi says government “ready to take action to solve the problem on the Egypt-Gaza border at the roots”

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‘Foreign elements’‪ supported Friday attacks: Al-Sisi

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

New security measures to take place at the Rafah border crossing

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Iran executes woman for killing of alleged sexual attacker

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Amnesty International says trial and investigation were deeply flawed

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EU allocates €4.7m for mine clearance in Egypt

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

17m unexploded mines are still planted in World War II battlefield El Alamein

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Palestinian-American shot dead in the West Bank

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Shooting of Orwa Hammad is the second by the IDF in the West Bank in eight days

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Al-Futtaim to open new EGP 4.9bn mall

  /  October 24, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Mall of Egypt is expected to open in 2016

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New clothing brand mixes bohemian culture with Egyptian heritage

  /  October 23, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Dalia Naguib launches a self-titled collection that “rebels against traditional fashion styles and colours”

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Reviving royal chocolate beverages

  /  October 23, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Scelerisque, the first company to specialise in chocolate beverages, opens its first shop in Cairo

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TV show cut mid-air

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Show host accuses channel of stopping a reportage showing a death of a child at school, channel denies

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Will Gaza receive pledged donations?

  /  October 22, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Hamas remain sceptical about aid pledges

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Maintaining forefront in Egyptian market tops Samsung challenges for 2015: ElGamal

  /  October 22, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Egyptians care most about screen size, price, battery, and camera for mobile phones

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Global Telecom sells Burundi and Central Africa shares

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Technology  /  No Comments

Global Telecom planned to sell Telecel to another entity last year, but Econet Wireless Global was unable to complete the deal.

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Abraj Misr develops EGP 4.5bn project in El-Nozha: Company chairman

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Contract signed with French consultant and consultations underway with a foreign contractor for construction

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Cairo University area hit by bomb, injuring at least 10

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

SAC spokesperson condemns the explosion, denies any involvement

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ECESR files appeal against decision forcing taxi drivers to provide bank statements

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

According to traffic law, taxi owners are not obliged to submit bank statements in order to renew their licenses, ECESR says

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Tourism Syndicate asks 7% annual allowance for workers

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

General Syndicate for Tourism and Hotels makes request in light of increased flow of foreign tourists to Egypt

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Obama requests Soltan’s release on health grounds

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Prison medical report states “Soltan faking hunger strike”, court refuses intervention

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Yemeni authorities agree to release 64 Egyptian sailors and fishermen

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Negotiations still ongoing concerning fines and impounding of vessels

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IDB approves $230.2m Sharm El-Sheikh airport development

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Bank’s contribution to development project reaches $457m

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Police man killed, another injured in Minya

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Assailants still on the run, according to Ministry of Interior

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Egypt’s police to train African security personnel

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Trainings aim to strengthen African security amid current challenges

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