Home
Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'egypt'
Latest

Conference supporting Egyptian economy to be held in Kuwait

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Preliminary conference to be held in last week of February for two days in Kuwait to discuss and present investment opportunities in Egypt

Read More →
Latest

Chambers of Commerce flies to Russia for Economic Summit promotion

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egypt’s ambassador in Moscow says summit is “once in a life time” opportunity to enter Egyptian market

Read More →
Latest

UPDATE: Al Jazeera’s Peter Greste out of prison

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Australian journalist has been detained in Egypt for almost 400 days

Read More →
Latest

Intensifying pre-emptive attacks needed in Sinai: Analysts

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

New joint command gives more control over fighting units, says security expert

Read More →
Latest

Parliamentary elections to be monitored by EU

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

EU monitored Egypt’s presidential election, describing it as “peaceful and calm” but with “limited spaces for dissenting voices”

Read More →
Latest

‘We have to consider human rights’: Al-Sisi

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President mourns Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh, vows to prosecute offender

Read More →
Latest

Al Jazeera’s Peter Greste out of prison: Sources

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Australian journalist has been detained in Egypt for almost 400 days

Read More →
Latest

New joint command erected in Sinai to counter terrorism

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Sisi promotes and appoints Lieutenant General Osama Askar to head the new command

Read More →
Latest

Interior ministry to release 312 prisoners

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Initiative part of ministry’s emphasis on “respecting human rights”

Read More →
Latest

Mehleb travels to Kuwait with delegation of ministers

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Visit is expected to discuss potential collaboration between the two countries

Read More →
Latest

Suspects in police station attacks in Giza, Fayoum arrested

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Others were arrested trying to set fire to public transportation bus, says interior ministry

Read More →
Latest

Migrants face dangerous journey from Egypt to Italy

  /  February 1, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Fleeing for a better life, people are risking their lives for better opportunities elsewhere

Read More →
Latest

Sisi: Sinking Sinai

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

If a shaken public – and rest assured, based on many indications, the public is both shaken and angry – is to trust that its leaders have a rational, well-constructed plan there must be both transparency and accountability

Read More →
Latest

CIB’s Ezz Al-Arab receives best CEO in Africa award

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Chairman and Managing Director of Commercial International Bank (CIB) Hisham Ezz Al-Arab has been awarded the EMEA Finance African Banking best CEO award for 2014 in Africa, the bank announced on 29 January. Ezz Al-Arab, read the rest…

Read More →
Latest

Dollar’s unofficial market still precedes official by EGP 0.16

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

$1 is EGP 7.59 on official market, EGP 7.75 on black market

Read More →
Latest

Court confirms Al-Qassam Brigades ‘terrorist group’ designation

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawsuits argued group “attacked” state institutions

Read More →
Latest

Student shot in anti-government Sharqeya protest

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Violence continues as more local militant groups operate against government

Read More →
Latest

Violence against women and children costs Egypt $147bn yearly

  /  January 29, 2015  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Bjørn Lomborg Violence holds a huge cost for our world. Globally, the cost runs to more than 11% of the world’s GDP. But this is not mostly about the highly visible violence that dominates read the rest…

Read More →
Latest

The significance of Shaimaa’s death

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Wael Eskandar I’ve thought a lot about why the death of Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh has been more painful than many of the unjustified recent deaths we’ve encountered recently. It could be because she’s close to read the rest…

Read More →
Latest

US dollar rise to stop at EGP 8 before Economic Summit: FEI head

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Reducing the gap between the official price and black market price will bring more dollars to Egypt, El Sewedy says

Read More →
Latest

Egyptian Industries Federation to promote Economic Summit in Africa

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Invitations have been sent to 7 Chinese companies, El-Sewedy says

Read More →
Latest

Media coverage was far from impartial: Yaser Abdel-Aziz

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Western reactions on revolution anniversary receive criticism by Egyptian officials

Read More →
Latest

Egypt takes issue with AU inclusion of Turkey, Qatar in Libya meeting

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign minister stresses AU must coordinate with Egypt before including non-African countries

Read More →
Latest

Government should revoke citizenship of those ‘inciting violence’: Ministry

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Religious endowments ministry also condemned “Western double standards of dealing with human rights”

Read More →
Latest

Egypt chides Turkey for human rights violations

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Egypt’s speech a snap back to Turkey’s interference in Egyptian affairs,” says analyst

Read More →
Latest

Violations against detained protesters, lawyers on 25 January: NGOs

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lack of information and obstacles among the main concerns, say rights groups

Read More →
Latest

Bird flu kills woman in Giza, 10th death this year

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

2 bird flu cases cured, says Ministry of Health

Read More →
Latest

Bomb injures 7 security personnel in Greater Cairo

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Three more bombs were dismantled in Qena and downtown Cairo

Read More →
Latest

Lenovo plans 20% acquisition of smart phone sales by end of March 2016: CEO

  /  January 27, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Unstable dollar exchange rate represents one of the biggest challenges to investment in Egypt

Read More →
Latest

Government provides housing ministry with new EGP 1bn

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Mehleb discussed with Arab Organisation for Industrialisation developing 4.8 million street lighting units

Read More →