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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan tripartite talks end with agreements

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

This is the fourth round of talks for the trio in the past year after previous efforts had failed

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Finance minister forms committees to receive appeals on property tax value

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The number of members of the appeal committee will be reduced to three instead of five, ministry says

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Egypt to train Libyan police and army forces

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Illegal weapons will be collected, while terrorist groups will be crushed, Libya Military head

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Unified licence to be launched in September: Communications ministry

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Technology  /  No Comments

The three mobile service operators have agreed to the licence’s terms for offering landline services

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Number of hunger-strikers grow

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Tanta prisoner Diaa al-Mahdi joins activists in refraining from food

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Daily increase of 100m cubic feet of gas production in Egypt

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Deficit in fuel for electricity and gas equivalents now stands at 4m cubic metres daily at the expense of factories

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Open-ended Gaza ceasefire reached

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Hamas claims victory, Israel claims military pressure forced Palestinian factions into agreement

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US holds Egypt, UAE responsible for Libyan airstrikes

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Libyan and Egyptian Foreign Ministers deny any interference

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Orascom Development Holding registers first profit since 2010

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The Swiss hotel operator is expecting an improvement in the hotel performance during the second half of 2014

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Mehleb given partial presidential jurisdiction

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Prime minister is now freely allowed to act upon state’s properties, expropriate the ownership of properties for the public benefit and protect monuments

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Mohandes Insurance offers insurance policy worth EGP 50m for Suez Canal workers

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

By Fahd Omran Engineer Mohamed Ahmed Lotfy, chairman of the Board of Directors of Mohandes Insurance Company, stated that a personal accident insurance policy would be granted to labourers working on the new Suez Canal read the rest…

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The ICC should live up to its mandate

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Dr Cesar Chelala The 1998 Rome Statute, the International Criminal Court’s founding charter, states that one of the critical ICC’s tasks is that “the most serious crimes of concern to the international community as read the rest…

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Government allows private sector participation in renewable energy production: Electricity minister

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of electricity seeks to address the electricity crisis by diversifying production sources to include solar and wind energy

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European Union to fund € 10m development of 4 slum areas in Greater Cairo: James Moran

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

EU plans to provide €10m to develop services for 4 slum areas in Greater Cairo by allowing civic associations to apply for funding

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UAE to provide Egypt‘s petroleum needs at $9bn for 1 year

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

UAE will provide Egypt with diesel, fuel oil, petrol and butane gas at a value of $800m monthly

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Egypt will never oppose development of Nile basin countries: Water minister

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Irrigation ministers discuss how to implement the recommendations of their International Panel of Experts Committee

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Mali and Egypt aim to strengthen military cooperation

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defence minister Sedki Sobhi met with his counterpart in Mali to discuss the situation in the country

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UK and Egyptian ministers discuss importance of British tourist flows

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

UK minister says security measures encourage British tourists to visit Egypt

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Rights group suggest legislative reforms

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights suggests reforms to Protest Law and NGO Law

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Libya’s neighbours push for political process as crisis deepens

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Islamist dominated GNC appoint rival PM as international community calls for calm

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History, culture, and scenic grandeur on Mount Catherine

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

Besides the beautiful landscape of mountains, wadis and canyons, the traditional Bedouin society is a large part of the beauty of Saint Catherine.

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Trade between two unequal partners

  /  August 25, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

Africa and Europe search for an elusive agreement

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We hope to see 2 million British tourists visit Egypt next year: British Ambassador

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Britain forms one of Egypt’s most important tourism markets and Egypt hopes to attract 2 million tourists from Britain next year

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Egypt to be negatively impacted by Libyan conflict: ESCWA

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

The Libyan conflict could hurt the already struggling Egyptian economy

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Saudi-based CPC buys Qalaa’s Sphinx Glass for EGP 1.3bn

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Qalaa Holdings sells Sphinx Glass in line with its framework to abandon “non-core” projects

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Government studying means to increase citizens’ cash allowance for rations: Supply minister

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Supply to put forward proposal to allow for an increase in cash allowance for rations given expected rise in product prices

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Tahya Masr donations yet to exceed EGP 5bn: Fund board member

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Salah Diab says board of directors are still reviewing how the fund will be used

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Regional partners convene in Cairo to discuss Libya crisis

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Libya’s neighbouring countries meet to discuss internal political turmoil in Libya; fear “terrorist activities” may move across borders

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A year behind bars: Mohamed Soltan

and   /  August 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

American citizen arrested in the wake of Rabaa clearing

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Mahienour El-Massry starts hunger strike

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Political movements to announce support for hunger strikes, lawyer says

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