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US holds Egypt, UAE responsible for Libyan airstrikes

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

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  /  No Comments

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  /  No Comments

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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Egyptian short to air at Los Angeles film festival

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

By Simone Egarter and Marwa Morgan The Egyptian short film “The Visit”, directed by Mohamed Karim, has been selected to be screened at the Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival. “The Visit” tells the story of read the rest…

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Shoukry joins Syria meeting in Saudi Arabia; FM condemns killing of US journalist

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Arab ministers will discuss deteriorating situation in Syria, Iraq and the rise of Islamic State

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Electricity ministry aims to attract private sector investment for Inga dam

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

A connection will be made between the Congolese and Egyptian dam, says undersecretary of electricity ministry

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Suez Canal investment certificates announced Monday: Finance ministry official

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

The official expected the certificates to collect between EGP 30bn and EGP 40bn

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Egypt is witnessing less freedom of expression than under Mubarak or Morsi : John R. Bradley

  /  August 23, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

Daily News Egypt interviewed Bradley to discuss Egypt’s internal political situation and its foreign affairs, ranging from human rights abuses to the recent geopolitical developments in the region.

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El-Serify put under “probationary measures” over hunger strike

  /  August 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Hunger striking Karima El-Serify to be put under “probationary methods”, which family and friends say is a way to pressure her to end hunger strike

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NGO law will comply with constitution and international standards: Ministry of Social Solidarity

  /  August 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ministry says NGO law will be issued by the next parliament

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Israel assassinates senior Hamas officials

  /  August 21, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Israel kills three Hamas officials, Mohamed Abu Shamala, Raed Al-Attar, and Mohamed Barhum.

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Studies on Suez Canal Project to start within days: Dar Al-Handasah operations director

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

There is an “aggressive” plan to finish the studies as soon as possible, Yehia Zaki says.

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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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State Department rebuts Egypt’s Ferguson comments, says situation ‘not comparable’

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

US deals “openly and honestly” with its issues and encourages others to do the same, says State Department deputy spokeswoman

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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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Egypt’s power crisis worsens as outages approach five hours per day

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Business  /  4 Comments

Electricity deficit increases to approximately 6,180MW, no solution in sight

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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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Police officer sentenced to 15 years for shooting unarmed lawyer in prison

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Police brutality continues to be a problem in Egypt

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