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What happened to Egypt’s NGOs?

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

Civil society groups continue to operate after registration deadline, despite challenges

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Egypt welcomes ‘great success’ of Bahrain elections

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

Bahrain held parliamentary and municipal elections Saturday, opposition boycotted the vote

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Egypt commends efforts to build prosperous Somalia

  /  November 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign minister Shoukry describes crisis in parts of Somalia as “alarming”, warranting an “immediate response”

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UAE lists Muslim Brotherhood, Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis as terrorist organisations

  /  November 15, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The new law makes specific reference to the Muslim Brotherhood, its international branches, and affiliated charities, like the Islamic Relief Organisation.

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Following ruling in OCI tax case, Sawiris ‘grateful justice has prevailed’

  /  November 4, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ruling marks end of challenging period for OCI, says CEO Nassef Sawiris in exclusive statement to Daily News Egypt

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Human rights organisations launch civil society awareness campaign

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

EIPR will not register under the law proposed by the government

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Communications ministry aims for broadband services for 90% of Internet users

  /  October 21, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

According to a ministry official, the Internet speed users will enjoy is expected to reach up to 25MB.

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Egypt’s outlook upgraded to stable: Moody’s

  /  October 20, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Government bond rating confirmed at Caa1, however

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University professors gain government assurances on new law

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

9 March movement vows to continue working to “defend the independence of universities and academic freedoms”

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2 die in new Aswan collision

  /  October 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Accident comes just one day after deadly collision in Aswan which claimed lives of over 20 people

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Shoukry receives Chinese envoy for Middle East

  /  October 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Two sides discussed need to bolster cooperation and encourage Chinese investment in Egypt

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Egypt hopes new government will direct Libya to democracy: Shoukry

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

Foreign minister shows support of legal entities in Libya during UN assembly

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Cabinet agrees to activate local Product Law

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The law is working to deepen industry, Al-Sewedy says

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Minister warns of Brotherhood teams ready to kill and destroy

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Statements follow reconciliation initiative proposed by a Brotherhood figure recently released from prison

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Shoukry meets with Omani Foreign Minister

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Discussions included the coming Arab foreign ministers meeting

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Overview of banking sector performance over FY 2013/2014

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Daily News Egypt takes a closer look into the banking sector’s performance over the past fiscal year, with examples of the financial results of state-owned, private and Islamic banks

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Government fails to abide by payment schedule with foreign partners

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The government is the reason behind the continued inability of the petroleum sector to repay dues to foreign partners in return for oil and gas received monthly, said an official at the Ministry of Petroleum read the rest…

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Petroleum ministry assigns EGPC to pay for gas shipments through internal revenue

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

By Mohamed Adel The Ministry of Petroleum has assigned the task of importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) needed for power plants through the coming period to the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC). Payment for the read the rest…

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Government to import gas at $17 per million BTUs due to poor domestic gas production

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Business  /  13 Comments

EGAS seeks to encourage foreign partners to produce gas from Egyptian fields, company official said.

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Government will not offer new licences to steel factories: IDA

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The cabinet agreed to modify Bianco’s licence to allow the company to produce rebar and billet according to the energy available after paying fees for altering the licence as well as fees for violating the terms of their current licence.

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EGP 200 fee issued on marble, granite and EGP 50 fee on sand: Abdel Nour

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The Ministry of Industry and Trade issued an EGP 200 fee on each ton of marble and granite blocks, in addition to an EGP 50 fee on each ton of any kind of sand, according read the rest…

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Government considering new cement licences to stimulate economy: Investment minister

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Minister of Investment seeks to transfer ownership of Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority and General Authority For Investment to the president

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Industrial sector requests government protections following energy price increases

  /  July 5, 2014  /  Business  /  93 Comments

The federation said the government must enable industry to withstand the wave of extensive energy price increases that were recently approved by the government.

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Government allocates EGP 75.3m to ‘modernise industry’ in FY 2014/2015 budget

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

IMC aims to provide 2,825 services to about 995 companies for the 2014/2015 fiscal year (FY).

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Cabinet ministers must start work at 7am: Mehleb

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

Prime Minister explains government priorities and new work ethic

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Final composition of government to be announced this evening: Abdel Nour

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Investment to be separated from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the minister noted.

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Mehleb to choose from 2 candidates for new Minister of Investment: Cabinet source

  /  June 15, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has finalised plans for the new government’s formation, to be sworn in before President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi Monday morning, with just a few ministerial posts yet to be confirmed.

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Real estate facing price jumps on rising building materials costs: Arabia Group chairman

  /  June 15, 2014  /  Business  /  54 Comments

Real estate experts expect price jumps in properties, as government price rises for petroleum push up the cost of building materials

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‘Unjust to focus’ on Rafah: Egyptian ambassador to Palestine

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

For the past 11 months, Egyptian authorities have repeatedly shut down the border crossing and it is estimated that thousands need to travel

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Kurdish rebels ramp up pressure ahead of Turkey vote

  /  June 8, 2014  /  Politics  /  38 Comments

Erdogan is widely expected to run, but to win he needs support from the country’s Kurdish minority, who make up one fifth of the population and form a majority in the southeast.

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