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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 provid Egypt with diesel, fuel oil, petrol and butane gas at a value of $800m mothly

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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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Abbas requests deadline for 1967 borders

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

Al-Sisi offers support to Abbas to implement two-state solution

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Power crisis threatens industrial sector

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Daily reduction of 725m cubic feet of gas at factories; gas supply to EBIC, Alexandria Fertilizers, and Egyptian Fertilizers stopped

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How uncertainty managed to negatively affect the Egyptian economy

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  3 Comments

By Mohammed Nosseir Egypt is in need of a coherent economic vision complemented by explicit economic policies. Undermining both, or using economic initiatives as substitutes and surprising citizens with an assortment of mega investment projects read the rest…

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Egypt looks to secure LNG production and supply

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

  With its significant reserves of liquefied natural gas (LNG), Egypt has been a key exporter for regional consumers over the past decade but with growing domestic consumption and a number of fiscal constraints, the read the rest…

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Ministry of Interior relocates street vendors causing outrage

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Street vendors in downtown Cairo moved to Al-Torgoman, which they describe as “non-commercial”

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Gaza fighting continues, no response to Egypt ceasefire call

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Netanyahu calls on Gazans to evacuate sites used by Hamas, saying they are potential targets

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Libyan militant group accuses Egypt of Tripoli air raids

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Fajr Libya accuses Egypt of striking Tripoli with military warplanes, Egyptian foreign ministry denies responsibility in a statement

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Call it ‘Al-Qaeda Separatists’, not the ‘Islamic State’: Egypt’s Dar Al-Ifta

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt’s Grand Mufti launches campaign to “clarify the tarnished image of Islam” in light of atrocities in Syria and Iraq

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