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Activists launch legal guide for homosexuals in Egypt

  /  October 30, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Guide discusses violations against homosexuals by the police, employers and people in public places

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Celebrating Egypt’s first aviator

  /  October 30, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Lotfia El-Nady, who would have been 107 this year, was the first Arab woman to pilot a plane. El-Nady, who died in 2002, obtained her licence in 1933 then flew from Cairo to Alexandria at read the rest…

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Marina tourist centre tender to take place early 2015: Housing minister

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry planning to build 100,000 hotel rooms for tourists in north coast

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Successful overseas dollar bonds launch will strengthen Egyptian economy: Experts

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Analysts call government’s determination to offer dollar bonds during first quarter of 2015 a move to restore confidence of foreign investors

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Pope Tawadros visits Moscow

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Pope met with senior officials, members of Russian Orthodox Church

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Armed forces creating ‘secure zone’ on Gaza border

and   /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Residents told to leave homes as military seeks to destroy Gaza tunnels once and for all

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Russian firm to invest in Egypt’s global logistics centre project

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Supply says company has offered to supply all necessary equipment and machinery

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Egyptian, Cypriot, Greek foreign ministers meet in Nicosia

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Talks occur on security, energy and tourism ahead of 8 November meeting in Cairo

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Egyptian singer moves to Sweden seeking ‘safe city residency’

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Due to “continuous censorship of his music”, Ramy Essam leaves Egypt for two years but he is not seeking asylum

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Campaign to free Peter Greste: ‘A pen is mightier than a sword’

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Australian blogger launches a campaign to send pens to Al-Mazraa prison, in solidarity with imprisoned journalist

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The ISIS within

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Nesreen Salem The video that emerged from Hama, Syria, depicting the stoning of a woman in yet another episode in the ISIS propaganda series, is the first punishment of its kind to emerge from Hama. read the rest…

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Successful overseas dollar bonds launch will be success for Egyptian economy: Experts

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Analysts call government’s determination to offer dollar bonds during first quarter of 2015 a move to restore confidence of foreign investors

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Turkey files anti-dumping suit against polypropylene exports from Egypt

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Export halt from Syria, Iraq, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen, and Turkey creating crisis, says Helal

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4% increase in MENAP economic activity expected by 2015

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Countries in MENAP region (Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and Afghanistan) were resisting growth due to socio-political problems and regional conflicts

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Presidential decree aims at military expansion: 6 April

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Movement says tightening freedoms and security measures will not eradicate terrorism

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Domestic liquidity increases to EGP 1.545tn: CBE

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Rise in domestic liquidity during July reflects increase in net domestic assets and retreat in net foreign assets at banking system, says CBE

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Shoukry meets British PM Cameron

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UK expresses shared interest with Egypt to defeat terror, expresses concern for freedoms

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Triple IED explosions in 10th of Ramadan City

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The electricity transformers’ blow up occurred hours before military law is imposed

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US Embassy in Cairo warns of possible terrorist attacks in Maadi

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

US government cites “recent anonymous post on a Jihadist website”

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Reinforcements, special forces deployed to Sinai

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Eights militants killed including perpetrator of Sheikh Zuweid bombing, says armed forces

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RO-RO agreement not to be renewed

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The Egyptian government made a decision not to renew the agreement with turkey after it ends in April 2015.

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Hosting of Digital Media Forum proves Egypt is important market: Weber Shandwick general manager

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

DMF wanted to hold forum in Egypt since 2012 but was waiting for stability, says Randa Nassar

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Human rights organisations launch civil society awareness campaign

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

EIPR will not register under the law proposed by the government

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Digital Media Forum kicks off for first time in Egypt

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Cairo chosen as venue due to Egyptian market’s regional importance, says forum CEO

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Egypt expects to issue $1-$1.5bn international bonds in Q1 2015: Finance minister

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Hani Kadry Dimian neither confirmed nor denied news that Egypt received $1bn in aid from Kuwait

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Armed forces strike militant targets after Sinai attacks

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

State media reports armed forces killed two militants behind Sheikh Zuweid bombing

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Presidential decree to pass crimes on ‘vital’ facilities to military court

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Decree goes against the constitution, says head of human rights group

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Entrepreneurs do not understand their legal requirements: Levari founders

  /  October 26, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The legal information available is quite convoluted and entrepreneurs don’t have access to it, says Sherif Hefni, partner at Levari Law

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Criticism of proposals to create military buffer zone in response to Sinai attacks

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

Security measure involves displacing thousands of people living near Rafah border crossing

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Steel prices fall during October following new imported steel fees

  /  October 26, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Supply boosted regulatory campaigns on steel and cement companies to ensure they abide by official prices

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