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ANHRI condemns cut-off on live talk show

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

The ministries of Housing and Education both say they had no involvement in the decision to take the show off the air

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Business community rejects independent trade unions

  /  October 21, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egyptian Federation for Independent Trade Unions member says business community should not decide for the workers on representation

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Libyan tribal leaders gather in Cairo for unity talks

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

Egyptian foreign minister meets Arab League envoy to discuss Libya’s political path

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Supreme Electoral Commission urges voters to verify data

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

Date for upcoming parliamentary elections yet to be set

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Shoukry meets EU human rights envoy ahead of review

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

Egyptian foreign minister stresses importance of building legal system based on equality

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36 referred to court for forming ‘terrorist’ group

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

Police arrested 22 members, including the founder, with remaining 14 still at large

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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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