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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

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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Egypt to apply for North Africa candidacy on UN Security Council

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign minister arrived in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to attend ministerial meetings as part of African Union’s 24th summit

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Protests continue for 3rd day in Egypt

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Unconfirmed reports on deaths in Matariya and Helwan

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Court postpones ‘Shi’a lynching’ case to 10 February

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants are charged with killing Shi’a cleric Hassan Shehata and three others

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Court denies prosecution appeal on Ramsis bathhouse verdict

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants were charged with participating and organising same-sex “orgies”

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Court rules ‘lack of jurisdiction’ in designating Al-Qassam Brigades and Ultras ‘terrorists’

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawsuits argued groups “attacked” state institutions

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In Video: At least 23 people killed on 25 January Revolution fourth anniversary

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

  Video by: Mohamed Khokha and Adham Youssef   Voice Over by: Federico Manfredi

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Verdict against FGM not enough: HRW

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Sentences will deter families and doctors, says women’s rights activist

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Man drowns at newly opened theme park

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

No lifeguards, life rings or employees were around during incident at Cosmos Little Egypt

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Building the Arab knowledge economy

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Omar Khedr Beginning on 28 January, Cairo will play host to publishers, authors, literary agents, as well as avid readers from around the world. Brought together by the Cairo International Book Fair, the oldest read the rest…

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Al-Dostour finds participation in elections ‘difficult’ amid security crackdown

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The party calls on civil forces to agree on a joint stance on political participation

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FEDCOC initiates programme to promote Economic Summit

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

An integrated programme has been launched to promote Egypt’s March Economic Summit, according to the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC) in a statement Monday. The programme was started by the FEDCOC during the read the rest…

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Presidential pardon for jailed activists fails to materialise

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

All that came were statements, nothing in reality, says human rights lawyer

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Doctor in FGM case sentenced to 2 years

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Clinic where a young girl died following a FGM procedure, lacks minimal healthcare requirements, says lawyer

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$1 reaches EGP 7.47 on official selling market

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

CBE’s Monday dollar auction ended with $1 standing at EGP 7.43

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Mubarak sons walk out of prison

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Gamal and Alaa were released pending retrial

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Restoration specialist claims King Tut mask can be restored

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

A botched attempt to re-affix the beard of King Tutankhamen, which left the mask damaged, can be restored according to specialist

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6 Talaat Harb detainees released

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Among the detainees was Socialist Popular Alliance member that appeared in video carrying Al-Sabbagh dead

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Suez Steel obtains final approval, records $100m in 2015 investments: Gamal Garhi

  /  January 25, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Government puts unfair pressure on investors, but Garhi optimistic about future in light of recent reforms

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Notes from America: The day Egypt lost its virginity

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Ahmed Tharwat This is the story of Jihan and Rasha; two young activists whose lives were shattered forever. The story of the forced virginity test that was performed on young Egyptian women activists by read the rest…

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