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Company invests EGP 2bn in construction of hypermarket: Supply minister

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Private company to supply EGP 2bn to build chain of hypermarkets as part of plan to expand local trade markets in collaboration with supply ministry

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WTO supports Suez Canal project: Director General

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Roberto Azevedo scheduled to meet President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi on Tuesday

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Feasibility study underway for propylene project through $1.5bn in investments: ECHEM official

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Three feasibility studies for petrochemical projects to be completed by 2015

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Egyptian cotton exports decrease by 69.7%: CAPMAS

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Fall in exports is due to a decrease in cultivated area

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17 rights groups urge Arab foreign ministers to reject Arab Court proposal

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Current proposal for Arab Court restricts court’s jurisdiction, say rights groups

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6 April members face prosecution after spending night in security camp

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A seven-year-old boy was among the members arrested while gathering for a memorial

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11 killed in attack on North Sinai security convoy

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Landmine planted on Rafah-Sheikh Zuweid Road, perpetrators unknown

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Egyptian shot dead in Libya

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Thousands of Egyptians have recently been evacuated from restive neighbour Libya

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Shoukry calls on Europe to support anti-terrorism efforts

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Europe should not allow abuse of freedom of expression to incite violence, says Egyptian foreign minister

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Make ROOM for Egypt’s newest art space

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

By Tine Levant, Egyptian Streets Get ready art fans, the opening of a new art space in Cairo is near. ROOM is the name, a bright Garden City basement the location. The plan is to read the rest…

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Labour Law amendments do not meet workers’ aspirations: Rights campaign

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Coordinator of the “Towards a Fair Labour Law” campaign says they are to submit suggestions to manpower ministry

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July’s CAPMAS inflation rate 0.18% higher than original figure

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Annual urban consumer inflation amended to 11.04% instead of 10.61% in July

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Iran keen on seeing Egypt revive international and regional role

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian media delegation meets with Iran’s deputy foreign minister

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6 militants killed, 10 arrested in Rafah

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  8 Comments

Security forces also destroy a number of tunnels

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Hunger striking detainees receive Ministry of Interior threats: Freedom of the Brave

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ministry of Interior denies detainees in Ains Shams police station entered hunger strike

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Gras Savoye France declares Egypt a regional hub for reinsurance in the Middle East and Europe: Hamid Mabrook, managing director of Gras Savoye Masr

  /  August 31, 2014  /  interviews  /  1 Comment

By Mohammad Azab Gras Savoye Reinsurance Brokers recently announced the Arab Insurance Federation Conference, scheduled to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh and attended by a delegation of the group’s representatives in Egypt and France. The read the rest…

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6 detained in clashes between Ahrar members, security forces

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ahrar movement organises protest in memory of its members’ casualties last August

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Egyptian government serves political Islam: EIPR

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Official Islamic scholars aim to face extremist thought, but state uses authoritarian grip against those defying religious discourse, says human rights organisation

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11 killed in microbus accident

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Five people are being treated for serious burns following microbus fuel tank explosion

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Human rights group collaborate to fight against Egyptian NGO law

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

HRW says independent organisations in Egypt face looming crackdown; Amnesty states Egyptian authorities want to put 40,000 NGOs under their thumb

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Shoukry looks to increase cooperation on Europe tour

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egyptian foreign minister begins four day tour of European capitals

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Shoukry meets with Omani Foreign Minister

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Discussions included the coming Arab foreign ministers meeting

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The MB, AQ, ISIS and Al-Azhar’s crisis

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

By Mohamed Selim The unfortunate daily events that are unfolding in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt, Yemen, Tunisia and Libya, are prompting the question: when will the entire region fall into the hands of radical Islamists? The read the rest…

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Egypt’s identity: Hovering between love and rule of law

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Opinion  /  4 Comments

By Mohammed Nosseir Egyptian rulers gamble when they think that they can manipulate the national identity to serve their political goals. Each ruler has his own perception of the Egyptian identity that he wants to impose read the rest…

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Overview of banking sector performance over FY 2013/2014

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Daily News Egypt takes a closer look into the banking sector’s performance over the past fiscal year, with examples of the financial results of state-owned, private and Islamic banks

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US to send 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Kerry describes Egypt as “strategic partner” on regional issues in phone call with Egyptian counterpart

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Gas imports from Israel to save Egypt $10 per million BTUs

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

LNG will not be sufficient to meet actual needs of all sectors: Medhat Youssef

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Badie handed life in prison; 6 others given death penalty in Istiqama Mosque Trial

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Headquarters trial – where Badie and deputies Khairat El-Shater and Mohamed Bayoumi are charged with inciting the killing of protesters – postponed to 8 September

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Militants claim to behead 4 in Sinai

  /  August 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims to have beheaded four men it claims gave information to Mossad

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Egypt’s NGOs under threat: rights groups

  /  August 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Civil society groups say their attempts to register have been refused or ignored

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