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Financially straitened Egyptians exempted from property taxes: Finance minister

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Finance announces the detailed new property tax law for the first time

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Bank contributions to Tahya Masr fund reach EGP 400m

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Investment bank EFG Hermes makes EGP 20m donation to the fund

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Cairo University to ban politically affiliated student groups

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

NGO describes Cairo University ban and recent arrest of Alexandrian professor “violation of academic freedom”

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6 militants killed, 10 arrested in Rafah

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  8 Comments

Security forces also destroy a number of tunnels

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MOPCO to be listed in capital market early 2015: Company chairman

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Chemicals company to launch IPO following completion of expansion projects

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6m tax-exempted Suez Canal investment certificates to be issued: CBE governor

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Following the presidential approval of the Suez Canal investment certificate law, protocol to be signed between CBE, four public banks and the Suez Canal Authority

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6 detained in clashes between Ahrar members, security forces

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

Ahrar movement organises protest in memory of its members’ casualties last August

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Court cancels earlier decision on Pharmacists’ Syndicate

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Appeals court cancels earlier decision to put Pharmacists’ Syndicate under judicial guardianship

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Egyptian security investigates Sinai beheadings

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Security official says “unsure” whether beheading video is in Egypt or not

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Ultras White Knights members detained after protest

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

At least 30 Ultras White Knights members handed 15 days preventative detention, says group leader

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Badie handed life in prison; 6 others given death penalty in Istiqama Mosque Trial

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Headquarters trial – where Badie and deputies Khairat El-Shater and Mohamed Bayoumi are charged with inciting the killing of protesters – postponed to 8 September

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Are youth more vulnerable to mental health problems?

  /  August 28, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

20% of the world’s population of youth between 14 and 24 suffer from mental health conditions, according to a UN report

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Egypt has 18th slowest broadband in the world: Ookla

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Technology  /  No Comments

In February, thousands of Egyptian attempted to start an “internet revolution”, protesting against poor services and high prices

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Al Qalaa targets 25% revenue growth, $700m from noncore industries’ exit: Hisham El-Khazindar

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Company expected to announce details on new exit before the end of 2014, according to co-founder and managing director

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Egypt to train Libyan police and army forces

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Illegal weapons will be collected, while terrorist groups will be crushed, Libya Military head

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Tablets remain ‘untapped market’ in Egypt: Nielsen

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Technology  /  No Comments

Ages of tablet users vary between 20 and 55 years old, consumer behaviour firm noted

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Daily increase of 100m cubic feet of gas production in Egypt

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Deficit in fuel for electricity and gas equivalents now stands at 4m cubic metres daily at the expense of factories

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US holds Egypt, UAE responsible for Libyan airstrikes

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Libyan and Egyptian Foreign Ministers deny any interference

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Government seeking EGP 24bn in tax arrears

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The government is aiming to collect EGP 24bn from the total tax arrears recorded during the current fiscal year, compared to the 16bn collected during the past fiscal year, head of Income Tax Authority Mostafa read the rest…

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Suez Canal development project studies to begin next week: Dar Al-Handasah official

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Studies will include data collection and objective setting, director of operations at Dar Al-Handasah says

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Government allows private sector participation in renewable energy production: Electricity minister

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Ministry of electricity seeks to address the electricity crisis by diversifying production sources to include solar and wind energy

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Suez Canal investment certificates issued within next week: CBE governor

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

$0.5bn repaid to Qatar at beginning of October, said Hisham Ramez

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UK and Egyptian ministers discuss importance of British tourist flows

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

UK minister says security measures encourage British tourists to visit Egypt

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Administrative matters behind delays in Suez Canal certificates issuing: Finance Ministry

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Government has yet to announce official date for investment certificates

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Regional partners convene in Cairo to discuss Libya crisis

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

Libya’s neighbouring countries meet to discuss internal political turmoil in Libya; fear “terrorist activities” may move across borders

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Mahienour El-Massry starts hunger strike

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Political movements to announce support for hunger strikes, lawyer says

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Power crisis threatens industrial sector

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Daily reduction of 725m cubic feet of gas at factories; gas supply to EBIC, Alexandria Fertilizers, and Egyptian Fertilizers stopped

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Libyan militant group accuses Egypt of Tripoli air raids

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

Fajr Libya accuses Egypt of striking Tripoli with military warplanes, Egyptian foreign ministry denies responsibility in a statement

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Call it ‘Al-Qaeda Separatists’, not the ‘Islamic State’: Egypt’s Dar Al-Ifta

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s Grand Mufti launches campaign to “clarify the tarnished image of Islam” in light of atrocities in Syria and Iraq

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No electoral alliance until districts are drawn: Al-Nour Party

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Chairman Makhioun says party is open to coalitions but only until official electoral lines have been drawn

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