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US, UN to announce humanitarian ceasefire initiative: Hamas official

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

John Kerry and Ban Ki Moon meet in Cairo in efforts to stop the violence in Gaza

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Egypt condemns Israeli targeting of UNRWA shelter in Gaza

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

Israel insists people were warned, asked to evacuate before launching strike

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‘The government…has little interest in financial support for housing’: EIPR

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

New report criticises Egypt’s affordable housing programmes

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EU Election Observation Mission presents final report

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Chief observer recommends Egypt “rebuild confidence” in political process

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Hamas ‘keen’ on Egyptian role in Gaza ceasefire talks

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Turkey, Qatar and Arab League presented with Hamas terms for ceasefire

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Ban Ki Moon, Kerry head to Cairo for Gaza ceasefire talks

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UN chief calls on Israel to “exercise maximum restraint” on Gaza

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Gaza ceasefire talks underway in Doha, Egypt absent

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s foreign minister continues contacts with regional and international counterparts to reach solution to Gaza conflict

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IDA tenders more than 1,270 land plots for first time since 25 January

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

IDA will accept the applications from 24 August to 25 September, organisation head says

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Ration card commodities prices increased for quality improvement: Ministry of Supply spokesman

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

New ration card system provides citizens 20 privately and government-produced products including meat and chicken items, ministry says

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56 Egyptians dead or missing after boat capsizes

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

Passenger were attempting to immigrate to Italy, rescue operations continue

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Al-Sisi ‘illegitimate tyrant’: Erdogan

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

Turkish prime minister criticises Egyptian president over Gaza

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UAE to consider providing $3bn in guarantees for debt to foreign partners: Official

  /  July 17, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

A delegation from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) will arrive in Cairo in the next few days to discuss investing in government debt worth EGP 15bn, a figure that may double in the future, read the rest…

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Gaza briefly calm before UN ‘humanitarian pause’ broken

  /  July 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Diplomatic efforts continue, Hamas remains silent on Egyptian ceasefire proposal

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BP invests $10bn in Egypt

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

British oil company’s north Alexandria project will start production in 2017

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Global support for Egypt’s floundering Gaza ceasefire initiative

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

Egypt did not contact Hamas directly with ceasefire proposal, says Palestinian official

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Former MP sentenced to prison

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

FJP’s Farid Ismail to serve seven years for inciting violence

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Tourism buses to offer public transportation services in Greater Cairo within weeks

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Transportation says that Cairo governorate will be responsible for managing the buses

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Economists forecast inflation jump in July following fuel price hikes

  /  July 15, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

CBE can control inflation rates through increasing interest rates orVice Chairman of Egyptian Association for Financing and Investment Studies

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Bleak outlook for Egyptian ceasefire initiative as Gaza conflict continues

and   /  July 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

IDF resumes airstrikes after brief pause, rocket fire continues from Gaza

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Mergers and acquisitions in Middle East up 250% in Q2 2014

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The value of M&A deals in Q2 records $14bn, a Thomson Reuters report says

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IMF suggests cash transfers to improve subsidies targeting

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egypt needs adequate mitigation measures, gradual price increases, and better public communication

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Arab League demands protection for Gaza

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt and Kuwait coordinate ahead of emergency Arab League meeting in Cairo

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1,300 MW addition to electricity grid in August may not end power outages: Energy expert

  /  July 13, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Energy expert Mohamed El-Sobky says if natural gas supplies to power stations do not increase, power outages will continue

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UN Security Council calls for Gaza ceasefire

  /  July 13, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Diplomats discuss Gaza crisis calling for return to November 2012 ceasefire

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Government adopts new electronic system to track progress on development projects

  /  July 12, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The new system allows the government to electronically monitor the implementation of various government projects

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Administrative reform, social safety net to help economy reach 3.2% growth: Planning minister

  /  July 12, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

El-Araby says the government will announce an administrative reform road map to improve the efficiency of government’s institutions, services and employees this week

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Egypt urges international action after Gaza mediation stalls

  /  July 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Armed forces sends 500 tonnes of food and medical supplies to Gaza as air strikes continue

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Russian tourist raped in Sharm El-Sheikh

  /  July 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Suspect, a minibus driver, in custody

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Egypt FM calls for Arab unity in Iraq

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

Foreign minister warns against threat of descent into sectarian conflict and terrorism in the region

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‘Long Live Egypt Fund’ receives over EGP 400m in donations

  /  July 9, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Latest donation was from a Saudi businessman who contributed EGP 214m to the fund, CBE says

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