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Sisi: Sinking Sinai

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

If a shaken public – and rest assured, based on many indications, the public is both shaken and angry – is to trust that its leaders have a rational, well-constructed plan there must be both transparency and accountability

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This is why you agreed to support me in fighting terrorism: Al-Sisi

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Sinai attacks will not be last, says president following series of operations in North Sinai

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Government tells foreign journalists to ‘be more accurate’

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt feels the negative coverage it is receiving internationally is unfair considering the security situation

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North Sinai residents to go through with open strike against curfew hours

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Citizens plan to boycott elections and file lawsuit as they fear protests, says Al-Karamah party member in Sinai

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High accident rates threaten Red Sea tourism: Ministry official

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Accident rates increased 200% over the past four years due to lack of ministerial oversight on diving and other tourist services

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Egypt Air first in Africa granted green light to apply “Fast Travel” programme

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

The “Fast Travel” programme allows passengers to perform their travel arrangements via self-service channels

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Survey poll says 79% will vote in parliamentary elections

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Report inaccurate as non-representative sample and biased questions, says expert

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Media coverage was far from impartial: Yaser Abdel-Aziz

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Western reactions on revolution anniversary receive criticism by Egyptian officials

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Volatile Matariya braces for more protests

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Main road closed, as plain-clothed police officers patrol tense streets, after interior minister tells forces to be “direct and decisive”

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Interior minister tours Matariya as volatile district braces for another night of dissent

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Main road closed and reports of plain-clothed police officers patrolling streets after the interior minister visits to tell forces to be “direct and decisive”

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Bomb injures 7 security personnel in Greater Cairo

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Three more bombs were dismantled in Qena and downtown Cairo

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Cairo International Book Fair to kick off on 28 January

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

There is going to be a little difference in the scheme of this year’s book fair; a three-day professional programme is taking place from 29 to 31 January.

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ITG close to agreement with oil companies to recycle electronic waste

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Technology  /  No Comments

We aim to recycle 100 tonnes a month during 2015, says CEO

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12,000 SMEs facing problems in construction sector

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Funding projects is the main obstacle they are facing, says Daker Abdellah

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Women to protest at site of Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh killing

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Organisers are certain bullet came from government and “refuse to be silenced”

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Egypt to apply for North Africa candidacy on UN Security Council

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign minister arrived in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to attend ministerial meetings as part of African Union’s 24th summit

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Foreign governments, UN ‘deeply disturbed’ by deadly 25 January clashes

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign ministry refutes criticism from UN, United States, Britain, and Turkey

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Court postpones ‘Shi’a lynching’ case to 10 February

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants are charged with killing Shi’a cleric Hassan Shehata and three others

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Man drowns at newly opened theme park

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

No lifeguards, life rings or employees were around during incident at Cosmos Little Egypt

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Accusations, denials over abuses of authority by security forces on 25 January anniversary

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rights groups issue condemnation of heavy-handed state response on 25 January Revolution anniversary

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Beltone Capital to hold private stock issuance, construct $100m solar station

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

50 MW solar energy facility will be in cooperation with Total Egypt

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Revolutionary groups vow escalation as death toll increases

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Human Rights Watch demands that prosecutors investigate excessive use of force; student protesters say yesterday was an “accomplishment”

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Doctor in FGM case sentenced to 2 years

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Clinic where a young girl died following a FGM procedure, lacks minimal healthcare requirements, says lawyer

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An Egyptian reality programme about people’s lives and dreams

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Each episode explores the lives of three people in different neighbourhoods

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6 Talaat Harb detainees released

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Among the detainees was Socialist Popular Alliance member that appeared in video carrying Al-Sabbagh dead

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4th revolution anniversary death toll rises to 17

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

One CSF conscript dead, three policemen injured, according to interior ministry

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Qatari Diar receives long-awaited approvals for tourism project

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

The company has two projects in Egypt

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Syrian opposition leaders reach agreement in Cairo

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Opposition figures demand a joint transitional body based on Geneva I communiqué

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68 NGOs accepted to observe parliamentary elections

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Almost 70 organisations will monitor the integrity of the upcoming parliamentary elections

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In Pictures: Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh shot in protest

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

During a small protest of the Socialist Popular Alliance in downtown Cairo on Saturday 24 January, 31-year-old Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh was shot with birdshot in the back. She was taken to the hospital, where she died later read the rest…

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