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Egypt begins transformation into global logistics centre for grain handling: Prime minister

  /  October 20, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Mehleb says the project is as important as the Suez Canal expansion

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FEI rejects minister’s approval of independent union

  /  October 20, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Industry Federation demands prime minister’s intervention over independent union for land transport workers

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52.5% growth in railway passengers in August: IDSC

  /  October 20, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Number of railway passengers reached 15.4 million

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Egypt-Israel gas deal won’t happen without state’s approval: Petroleum ministry

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

Israeli energy company Delek says purchased gas will be supplied to industrial consumers in Egypt

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Court issues fines for insulting Judges Club

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

Head of the Central Auditing Organisation, journalist and editor ordered to pay EGP 15,000–EGP 20,000

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Tripartite agreement sets date for commencing GERD impact study

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

El-Moghazy said consulting firm will be agreed upon and announced in December

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The Syrian tunnel and the spring

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Fadi Elhusseini When the first spontaneous explosions of the Arab democratic revolutions erupted in Tunisia in December 2010, many were hoping that this revolt might usher in a new beginning for the whole region. read the rest…

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Export Council to set up Egyptian products exhibition in Uganda

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

100 Egyptian companies set to participate in March 2015 exhibition

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Exporting rice “harder” under new ministry guidelines: Vice Head of Rice Division

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Head of Citizens Against Price Rises Association expected that rice prices in the local market will significantly increase

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First phase of Arabtec housing project to start before year-end

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

UAE company will provide New Urban Communities Authority with housing units and public services

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Egypt truckers warned on Libya

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

International community expresses concern over Libya, Egypt reiterates travel warning

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BREAKING: Police vehicle targeted in deadly Sinai bombing

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Incident leaves six police personnel dead and four injured, according to state media

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Brotherhood accuses Interior Ministry of ‘false propaganda’

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Ministry of Interior’s charges of sabotage are politicised, says Brotherhood

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Path to Sanity: Political Humour in Egypt

  /  October 18, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Amr Khalifa “A girl writes she is every Egyptian young man’s dream. She thinks she is a visa to Kuwait.” via _El_haram . Welcome to Twitter political humour, a humour that lays bare an read the rest…

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Interior Ministry arrests 52 ‘terrorists’ for targeting infrastructure

  /  October 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Among the accusations are monitoring the movements of police officers and possessing large sums of money

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Employment challenges in MENA linked to economic governance: World Bank

  /  October 18, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Governments can help job creation by reforming policies protecting politically-connected companies, World Bank study says

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Al-Bashir arrives for talks with Al-Sisi

  /  October 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The two presidents are expected to discuss the GERD and situation in Libya

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‘Prison break’ trial postponed again

  /  October 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Morsi criticises court as “lacking jurisdiction”

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Reshaping the Middle East: UAE leads the counterrevolution

  /  October 17, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By James M. Dorsey War planes from oil-rich Gulf states play a supporting role in the US-led air campaign to counter the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. Despite their massive weapons acquisitions in recent read the rest…

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Signs of rebound in Egypt’s tourism sector

  /  October 16, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Robert Tashima The government in Egypt is expecting a recovery of its tourism sector by next year after the latest data showed the tide may be turning for an industry hit hard by domestic instability read the rest…

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The lie behind the Gaza Reconstruction Conference

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Ricard Gonzalez A good-hearted global citizen would assume that the amount of money raised in an international conference of donors under the title “for the reconstruction of Gaza” is for that purpose. However, they read the rest…

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Intel cooperating with education ministry, Banque Misr to provide computers for schools

  /  October 15, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Education technology is top company priority in Egypt, says Intel’s Egypt executive Al-Fatih

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Egypt’s exports fall 14% in September, under target

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The figure for first nine months of 2014 is under ministry expectations of $18.6bn target

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Mehleb forms parliamentary election districts committee

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The law for election districts is to be final

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Egypt and Israel admit goods to Gaza

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt transferred food supplies, while Israel transferred construction material

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Sentencing of journalist Ahmed Mansour ‘politicised’ and ‘absurd’: Al Jazeera

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Media network says it is paying the price for its professionalism

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Foreign ministry condemns Israeli attack on mosques

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry condemns storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and attack on Nablus mosque

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The capitalist cure for terrorism

  /  October 14, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Military might alone won’t defeat Islamic State and its ilk. The US needs to promote economic empowerment

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Conflicting reactions to new fees on imported steel

  /  October 14, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egyptian steel importers to pay EGP 290 fees per tonne, analysts expect increase in steel prices

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Morsi’s chief of staff referred to court

  /  October 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mohamed Rifa’a Al-Tahtawi accused of abusing his position

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