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Security forces disperse student protest at Al-Azhar University: SAC

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Two protests were organised by male and female students on Wednesday by Students Against the Coup group (SAC) at Al-Azhar University. Sarah Youssef, SAC female spokesman, said Central Security Forces based in front of the read the rest…

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Abu Ismail sentenced to 7 years

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Salafi preacher convicted of forging official documents in order to run as a candidate in the 2012 presidential elections

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Al-Dostour Party backs Sabahy for president

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

“I vow to cancel the Protest Law and grant amnesty to all nonviolent detainees harmed by this law,” Hamdeen Sabahy says

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Egyptian FM meets with Russian envoy

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Nabil Fahmy and Russian counterparts discuss bilateral relations, security situation

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Haniyeh calls for permanent opening of Rafah crossing

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The border crossing has been closed since 1 April; humanitarian cases are still cut off inside the strip without access to assistance

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51 referred to criminal court for Helwan violence

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Prosecution refers 51 suspects to criminal court on charges that include murder and vandalism

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Sexual violence against Egypt women goes unpunished: Report

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Sexual assaults on women protesters were reported during demonstrations after the 2011 fall of Hosni Mubarak, and then under the military junta which ruled Egypt after him and again during protests against president Mohamed Morsi, they said in a report.

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120 sent to prison for 6 October clashes

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The court acquitted six defendants taking part in violence on October War’s 40th anniversary

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Minister of Communication announces EGP 5bn sector development plan

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Atef Helmy says that the implementation of the plan will take seven years

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Paralympic weightlifters bring home four world records

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Sports  /  2 Comments

Egyptian team ranked second at the Dubai 2014 IPC Power lifting World Championships, winning four gold, six silver, and two bronze medals

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Egyptian hopes dominate El Gouna quarterfinal draw

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

Five Egyptians reach last eight on home turf

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Al-Ahly go top through late winner

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

Al-Zamalek are looking to play catch up in Group 2 when they face Al-Minya on Thursday

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Fahmy presses Arab League chief on activating terrorism convention

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Foreign minister and Arab League Secretary General discuss terrorism and regional issues

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Explosion in Sinai injures police officer

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Armed forces and police step up security campaign in volatile North Sinai

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Al-Sisi campaign collects 500,000 signatures of support

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Presidential hopeful’s legal advisor announces criteria adopted when submitting documents for presidential elections

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IED injures 3 in Giza neighbourhood

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

This is the second explosion of the day in Greater Cairo

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Ministries of Housing and Supply cooperate on development of services in new cities

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

New cities will be provided with markets, trade complexes, logistics areas and factory outlets, housing ministry says

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Samsung executive says Galaxy S5 to outsell S4, sees second quarter rollout for Tizen phone

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Technology  /  1 Comment

A smooth launch is crucial for Samsung, which reported its second straight quarter of profit decline earlier this month as margins in the key smartphone business come under growing pressure from cheaper Chinese rivals.

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TE Data launches M3ak service for the disabled

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Technology  /  1 Comment

The company hired 10 employees with hearing disabilities to serve similarly disabled clients

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War breaks out

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Opinion  /  4 Comments

By Philip Whitfield Before conniptions consume, inhale the acronyms. FAG: (For/Against Government), IMP: the British Imperial Tobacco Group the world’s fourth-largest ciggie peddler flogging 320bn cigarettes a year (Davidoff in Egypt) after PMI: Philip Morris read the rest…

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2 American delegations in Egypt to discuss ‘security issues’

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Army spokesman announces Sobhy’s meeting with unofficial delegation

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President refers anti-terror legislation back to cabinet amid mounting criticism

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Presidential decision to subject the draft to societal dialogue is futile, says human rights lawyer

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Injury of journalists raises questions on job safety

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Press Syndicate calls for silent protest to demonstrate journalists’ anger at the “deliberate attacks”

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Arab youth environmental conference kicks off in Hurghada

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Red Sea to become a green governorate, says governor

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IED goes off across the street from Dokki Police Station

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Blast injures noncommissioned police officer, conscript

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Government to adopt new economic stimulus package

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Business  /  3 Comments

Minister of Finance says package would focus on industry, housing and construction, communication and tourism sectors

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Court ruling prohibits Brotherhood from running in elections

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Primary Alexandria Court forbids SEC from accepting the nomination of members of the Muslim Brotherhood in upcoming polls

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UAE’s Air Arabia bets on Ras Al Khaimah hub

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

The Sharjah-based budget carrier, which currently operates out of three hubs in the Gulf and North Africa region, signed an agreement with the RAK government in February declaring it the official carrier for the emirate and RAK airport as its new hub.

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Natural gas supplies to be temporarily reduced by 5%

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

A natural gas supply unit will stop working from 17 to 27 April, Ministry of Electricity says

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Saudi Arabia imposes fines, jail terms for visa lapses

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Punishment ranging from fines and jail terms to confiscation of assets and deportation may be imposed, escalating a year-long crackdown on visa irregularities that have been overlooked for decades.

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