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Middle East Realism – How power completely overcomes values

  /  September 20, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Mohammed Nosseir What matters in the Middle East is the reality on the ground. Having good ideas and some moral values – but no power – makes you a useless entity, while possessing power read the rest…

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Egypt’s fallen Ministry of Information

  /  September 20, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Mohamed Selim On Monday, 23 February 2004, and at a tempestuous conference held at the headquarter of Egypt’s Syndicate of Journalists in downtown Cairo, former president Hosni Mubarak’s longtime loyalist and propaganda apparatchik, Safwat read the rest…

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Electricity ministry sets new energy feed-in tariffs

  /  September 20, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Electricity announces prices for electricity generated from solar and wind energies in the framework of combating the energy deficit in the coming months

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World Bank delegation to visit Cairo in 2 weeks to address business climate: Investment minister

  /  September 20, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

New guarantees from World Bank for international investors in Egypt for energy, mining and the Suez Canal

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Dutch citizens file case against Egyptian interior minister

  /  September 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawyer expresses confidence in evidence available to prosecute Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim over crimes against humanity

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Shoukry discusses the Middle East and terrorism in UN meeting

  /  September 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Half-solutions will not resolve the issue of terrorism, says Egyptian Foreign Minister

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Egypt’s industrial policies discourage employment: World Bank report

  /  September 20, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

50% of Egyptians believe unemployment situation will improve in the next five years, says Gallup survey

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Egypt in the eyes of international rating agencies

  /  September 20, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Fitch In January, Fitch Rating Agency restored Egypt’s outlook to stable for the first time since it was downgraded to negative nearly three years ago. This reflects an improvement in an economy hammered by years read the rest…

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Aqar Map head urges more government cooperation with real estate developers

  /  September 20, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The website’s online visitors reached one million visitors last month, compared to 300,000 two years ago

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Egypt and its FDI prospects

  /  September 20, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Omar El-Shenety No doubt that Egypt has witnessed very rough years since the 25 January Revolution. The economy has been brought to its knees, and now faces stagnation. Growth has stopped at 2% since read the rest…

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In Pictures: Little Damascus of Cairo

  /  September 18, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Syrian refugees in 6th of October City create a market of Syrian goods and food

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Euromoney Conference: Dorra considers investing in Suez Canal Axis project

  /  September 17, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Dorra plans to open the first phase of Capital Business Park—administrative, commercial and medical project—in Sheikh Zayed City during the first quarter of 2015.

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Euromoney Conference: Wadi El Nil targets EGP 2bn in sales: Company chairman

  /  September 17, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Wadi El Nil Company for Agricultural Development aims to increase its sales to EGP 2bn during 2014 through various expansions

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Euromoney Conference: Construction and real estate sectors need better governance: Real estate developers

  /  September 17, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egypt’s construction and real estate market has growth potential, says real estate company regional director

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Court sentences 15 Azhar students to 4 years

  /  September 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Nasr City Misdemeanours Court sentenced Wednesday 11 male and 4 female Al-Azhar University students to four years in prison over violating the Protest Law, the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) said read the rest…

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Despite difficult challenges, Egypt has a considerable economic upside

  /  September 17, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Mohamed A. El-Erian Already struggling to meet citizens’ legitimate needs and aspirations, the Egyptian economy has suffered a series of additional setbacks in recent years. So much so that, for the first time in read the rest…

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Egypt provides relief aid to Sudan flood victims

  /  September 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Aid affirms commitment between the two countries

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Reactions to the presidential statement to Daily News Egypt

  /  September 16, 2014  /  Business, Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

First 100 days under Al-Sisi rule witnessed launch of mega projects to increase investment opportunities

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Euromoney Conference: Egypt’s economic summit under the microscope

  /  September 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The business and financial community awaits the Egyptian government’s economic plans to be revealed during the Sharm El-Sheikh summit to be held at the end of 2014 or early 2015. The plans are expected to read the rest…

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Industrial sector, investments will rise when Egypt offers preferential treatment to local products: Trade minister

  /  September 16, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

  Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour told the Daily News Egypt in an interview for the Euromoney supplement that the law offering preferential treatment to local products will be referred read the rest…

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President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to Daily News Egypt: Egypt’s Blueprint for Stability, Investment and Growth

  /  September 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Growing confidence also rests on the structural reforms the government has already implemented – as well as on the many additional reforms still in the pipeline – to correct fundamental deficiencies in our economy.

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Egypt redirects US military relationships

and   /  September 14, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Government’s anti-terrorism statements believed to be for “media consumption”, expert says

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Egypt takes steps to increase Egyptian products in Russia

  /  September 14, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Industry minister calls on companies exporting to Russia to establish affiliate offices in Moscow to market products

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Government to allocate budget revenues in CBE to Suez Canal investment certificates

  /  September 13, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Finance says move comes to ease pressure on the general budget or the Suez Canal Authority after five years

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Egypt to invite IMF to assess economic reforms

  /  September 13, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Finance says government will invite IMF before Egypt’s economic summit in February 2015

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Police sergeant, passerby killed in drive-by shooting

  /  September 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Explosion in a separate incident left several police personnel injured, in the continued targeting of security personnel

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9 members of rap group arrested

  /  September 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Art Revolution” rappers accused of chanting against military

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Egyptian film about the pyramids travels to London

  /  September 10, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

‘Domestic Tourism II’ part of ‘Whose Gaze Is It Anyway?’- an exhibition looking at the history of Arab pop culture

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Abu Ismail sentenced to one year for insulting police

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Former presidential candidate jailed for video describing police as ‘dogs’

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Egypt pledges support for Ebola fight

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt to supply medical supplies and laboratory equipment for Ebola-stricken nations

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