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Prosecutor general orders release of 45 students for Eid

  /  July 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Others with health, humanitarian issues will be pardoned

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Gazans salvage their dead during humanitarian ceasefire

  /  July 26, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Death toll rises as more bodies are found under the rubble during ceasefire

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Anti-harassment group to form Eid operation rooms

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

Group says sexual harassment is worse during holidays

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Rise of interest rate to have limited effect on stock market: Experts

  /  July 26, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Economic experts give different reasons for the limited impact of the interest rate hike on the stock market

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National Bank of Egypt, Banque du Caire, and Banque Misr increase returns on savings certificates

  /  July 26, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

A number of government banks raise returns on savings certificates to attract liquidity, fight inflation, and increase individual returns

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Egyptian banks show ‘impressive growth’ but fall short in Tier 1 capital: The Banker’s report

  /  July 26, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Tier 1 capital, a core measure of a bank’s financial strength, of National Bank of Egypt and CIB fell to reach the 404th and the 535th position respectively

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US pulls diplomats out of Libya following fresh clashes

  /  July 26, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

123 Egyptians prevented from entering Libya on Friday

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Delay in imports of gas for electricity threatens the industrial sector in Egypt

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

EGAS stopped pumping gas to MOPCO, EFC, and EBIC factories; reduction of 80% of gas needs of cement plants

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Sanitary measures imposed on Egypt have negative impact on export: ERF

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Government should support firms to increase their quality and productivity in order to export

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One child killed every hour in Gaza: UNOCHA

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

Palestinian death toll over 650, mass displacements, airstrikes, and shelling continue

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French contractor to supply Egyptian navy with 4 frigates: Industry source

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

Egypt would be the globe’s second non-French operator of ultra-modern Gowind-class corvettes

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Foreign ministry welcomes Libyan parliamentary election results

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

The foreign ministry congratulated Tuesday its western neighbour Libya after the conclusion of parliamentary elections. “Egypt is looking forward to working with the House of Representatives,” a statement released by the Foreign Ministry said, adding read the rest…

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Dozens more killed in Israel’s Gaza operation

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Palestinian death toll breaks 600, while 25 Israeli soldiers and 2 civilians have been killed

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Returns on treasury bills rise, negative impact on economic growth expected

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Prices jumped 1% for returns on treasury bills in the hours after central bank raised the interest rates by same amount

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Tourism ministry to launch campaign to encourage Europeans to visit Egypt

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Tourism authority official says lifting travel warning important step to restore tourism from Europe

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Maximum wages announced, regulations show no exemptions

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Judicial positions, police forces, holding companies, authorities and economic bodies all included in maximum wage plan

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Egypt Cup goes to Al-Zamalek, Smouha left empty-handed

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Alexandria’s Smouha mourns after league loss; miss out on cup title, beaten by Cairo giant Al-Zamalek in final

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Cairo Nile Shuttle contracts fibreglass company to manufacture Nile taxis

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The River Transport Authority is considering the possibility of issuing an experimental operating license for river taxi activities in cooperation with other government bodies involved with Nile River navigation.

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EIPR criticises state budget as ‘unfair to the poor’

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Personal rights organisation expresses concerns about the status of the poor in light of approved FY 2014/2015 state budget

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Security Council calls for ceasefire, Gaza death toll rises

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

UN Security Council expresses “concern” over Gaza crisis, Palestinian death toll surpasses 500

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Egyptian FM calls Moroccan counterpart after prostitution comment

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

An Egyptian television host claimed the Moroccan economy was based on prostitution

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Foreign ministry urges Egyptians in Libya to take measures of ‘extreme caution’

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

Ministry is facilitating the safe return of Egyptian citizens from Libya following the killing of 22 Egyptian guards near the Libyan border

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New app fights black market pharmaceuticals

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

A group of young Egyptian programmers, who call themselves GENU, has developed a smartphone application that can differentiate between genuine and fake drugs

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Youm7 against the purchase of visits to websites

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Egyptian newspaper negotiates with Promo Media to develop criteria for ranking news websites

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Al-Borsa website takes the lead in Egyptian economic publications: Alexa ranking

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Al-Borsa plans to become an economic news agency at the end of this year, and hopes to expand regionally by launching specialised sites for Arab markets throughout the rest of this year.

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Nuclear plant tender to launch by year’s end; winning country to finance project: El-Osery

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Project could cost up to $5bn and will be implemented over 5 years, nuclear expert

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Sexual assault verdict ‘first step’: NGOs

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Twenty-two civil society organisations hold state responsible for further action against sexual violence

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Rafah rocket likely stray from Gaza: Security official

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Officials say rocket that wounded soldier was meant for Israel

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Ireland and Denmark lift travel advisory on Sharm El-Sheikh

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Ireland follows in the footsteps of Denmark, Italy and Germany

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SODIC, CIB sign EGP300m loan for Westown project

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Project expected to yield around EGP1.3bn, company says

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