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CBE continues decreasing pound’s value against dollar

  /  July 5, 2015  /  Banking, Business  /  No Comments

A further 10 piasters reduced against the US dollar to 7.83EGP

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Press freedom under scrutiny

and   /  July 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Proposed law sets two years in prison penalty for publishing news that contradicts official statements on terrorist attacks

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EGAS gasification ship offered pumping capacity of 500m-750m cubic feet

  /  July 5, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

The official said the second gasification ship is expected to be in Ain Sokhna Port by December.

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Jewellery stamping authority gain EGP 27m in revenues: Supply Ministry

  /  July 5, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Transfer of authority to a public economic entity has yet to be made, although it was announced by Minister of Supply last December 

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Several bombs found in North Sinai

  /  July 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Situation calming down despite ongoing military operations

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Court rejects Al-Nour Party’s dissolution

  /  July 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Parties’ court refers lawsuit to a lower degree court

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Egyptian ferry sinks near Red Sea port

  /  July 5, 2015  /  Egypt  /  No Comments

Passengers and crew were saved shortly after the ship capsized

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Upper Egypt Economic Summit under discussion

  /  July 4, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Number of investment opportunities in Upper Egypt will be presented at the summit, which will tackle one of the poorest zones in the country

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Egypt targets EGP 37.8bn in infrastructure investments

  /  July 4, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

State budget will provide EGP 25.5bn in funds for public investments

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3 journalists remain in detention pending investigations

  /  July 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Twelve journalist were arrested at Zeinhom morgue whilst covering killings of Muslim Brotherhood leaders

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2 injured in clashes between police, students during protest

  /  July 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

One student reportedly killed in Maadi as SAC launches new wave of protests on second anniversary of Morsi’s ouster

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Former Al-Zamalek player fired over criticism of Al-Sisi

  /  July 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ahmed Al-Merghany criticised the president over the Wednesday attacks i

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Skirmishes back to ‘normal’ after peak in violence: Deputy governor

  /  July 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Sheikh Zuweid civilians continue to face losses as armed forces crackdown on “terrorists”

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Tamarod: From deposing Morsi to its own collapse

  /  July 2, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

25 January and 30 June were not revolutions because we haven’t done anything differently since, says ex-Tamarod founder

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The rules of the game: Who joins last, takes over

  /  July 1, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

So long as the ruling regime gets closer to freedoms and social justice, we will be on its side. So long as it drifts away, we will be against it, says Al-Karama Party head

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Misr Insurance pays EGP 127.5m in compensation for Taba Heights torrent damages

  /  July 1, 2015  /  Business, Tourism  /  No Comments

By Abdel Razek Al-Shuwekhi and Mohamed Azab Misr Insurance Company has paid EGP 127.5m in total compensation to Orascom Hotels & Development Company for the material damage suffered by the latter’s  hotels in the Taba read the rest…

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New state budget targets total deficit of EGP 251bn: Finance ministry

  /  July 1, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Total debt interest for local and foreign loans in state budget draft for FY 2015/2016 amounts to 244bn, with an increase of 25.1%, statement says

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‘We are under siege’: Sheikh Zuweid police officer

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

Dozens killed in major clashes in North Sinai between army and “State of Sinai” militants

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Lawyers concerned presidential amendment of terrorism law affects judicial independence

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

Cabinet reviewed Wednesday new amendments on anti-terrorism law that increases penalties for terrorism suspects

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We are under siege; town has not fallen so far: Colonel Soliman

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

Clashes between army personnel and militants erupted Wednesday morning at Sheikh Zuweid police station, numbers of casualties remain undetermined

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Repeated promises to establish a parliament in post-30 June Egypt

  /  July 1, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Officials have, between 2013 and 2015, continually promised “elections soon”, yet they remain a distant prospect

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Hold the interior minister and his leaders accountable

  /  July 1, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

The blood of Hisham Barakat is the responsibility of everyone with no exception, including the Ministry of Interior, the Muslim Brotherhood, and the government. Although it is necessary to hold all parties accountable and to read the rest…

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3 killed in bomb explosion in Cairo suburb

  /  June 30, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Injuries from the explosion at 6th of October City were transferred to a hospital

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Emaar expects EGX approval for capital increase

  /  June 30, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Company set allotment ratio for its Initial Public Offering (IPO) at 2.78% per subscriber

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Housing Ministry considers cooperation with private sector in new project 

  /  June 30, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Minister of Housing Mostafa Madbouly said he would consider cooperation between the government and the private sector for the implementation of 500,000 housing units for middle-income housing in Egypt. The initiative was proposed by the read the rest…

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Government targets EGP 262bn loan for budget deficit in Q1 of FY 2015/2016

  /  June 30, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Finance to issue treasury bills with EGP 189.5bn and treasury bonds with EGP 72.5bn between July and September 2015

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Sadat metro station closed, no protests on 30 June anniversary

  /  June 30, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A provisional security plan included higher security presence for various means of public transportation

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Vodafone attracts 1 million clients using mobile money transfer services

  /  June 30, 2015  /  Business, Technology  /  No Comments

Fixed Internet acquires 7% of company’s profits

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EGP 48.7bn traded on EGX in Q4 of FY 2014/2015

  /  June 30, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egyptians control 80.94% of value traded during quarter, non-Arab foreign investors accounted for 13.17%, Arab investors captured 5.89%

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UN Undersecretary-General slams Israel’s detention of former Tunisian president

  /  June 30, 2015  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

What Israel did is aggression and offence, says Rima Khalaf

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