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Marina tourist centre tender to take place early 2015: Housing minister

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry planning to build 100,000 hotel rooms for tourists in north coast

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Armed forces creating ‘secure zone’ on Gaza border

and   /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Residents told to leave homes as military seeks to destroy Gaza tunnels once and for all

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Russian firm to invest in Egypt’s global logistics centre project

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Supply says company has offered to supply all necessary equipment and machinery

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Turkey files anti-dumping suit against polypropylene exports from Egypt

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Export halt from Syria, Iraq, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen, and Turkey creating crisis, says Helal

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Domestic liquidity increases to EGP 1.545tn: CBE

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Rise in domestic liquidity during July reflects increase in net domestic assets and retreat in net foreign assets at banking system, says CBE

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Shoukry meets British PM Cameron

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UK expresses shared interest with Egypt to defeat terror, expresses concern for freedoms

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Triple IED explosions in 10th of Ramadan City

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The electricity transformers’ blow up occurred hours before military law is imposed

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Al-Sisi appoints Mehleb to head executive committee of global logistics centre

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Minister of Supply says the project covers the construction of five investment and industrial zones for grains and food commodities with a total land use of 1.7m metres.

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Reinforcements, special forces deployed to Sinai

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Eights militants killed including perpetrator of Sheikh Zuweid bombing, says armed forces

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Hosting of Digital Media Forum proves Egypt is important market: Weber Shandwick general manager

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

DMF wanted to hold forum in Egypt since 2012 but was waiting for stability, says Randa Nassar

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Digital Media Forum kicks off for first time in Egypt

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Cairo chosen as venue due to Egyptian market’s regional importance, says forum CEO

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Armed forces strike militant targets after Sinai attacks

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

State media reports armed forces killed two militants behind Sheikh Zuweid bombing

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Presidential decree to pass crimes on ‘vital’ facilities to military court

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

Decree goes against the constitution, says head of human rights group

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Entrepreneurs do not understand their legal requirements: Levari founders

  /  October 26, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The legal information available is quite convoluted and entrepreneurs don’t have access to it, says Sherif Hefni, partner at Levari Law

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Steel prices fall during October following new imported steel fees

  /  October 26, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Supply boosted regulatory campaigns on steel and cement companies to ensure they abide by official prices

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Shoukry in London to discuss counter-terrorism cooperation

  /  October 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign minister to discuss regional issues with UK counterpart

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Libyan government lauds ‘liberation of Benghazi’

  /  October 26, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

House speaker denies foreign intervention in Libyan fight on “strongholds of terrorism”

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Better late than never: how to rebound state fragility in Egypt?

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Abdulla M. Erfan The Fund for Peace recently published the 2014 fragile states indicators for Egypt bringing empirical realities to the heated debate on policies for addressing Egypt’s political, economic and social challenges.  According to the read the rest…

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Should Egypt be governed by majority rule or by rule of law?

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Mohammed Nosseir The term ‘majority’ could be a very pleasant one, used to refer to a segment of any given society. In reality, rulers and citizens tend to commit a number of mistakes based read the rest…

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Education: The global antidote to poverty, disease and terrorism

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Dr Cesar Chelala Despite enormous technological advances, humanity continues to grapple with three enormous burdens: poverty, disease and terrorism (both individual and state-sponsored.) Although the policies aimed at solving those problems are different, there read the rest…

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Criticism of government’s terrorism record follows widespread condemnation of Sinai attacks

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

US, UK, UAE pledge support for Egypt anti-terror efforts in wake of deadly Sinai attacks

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BNP Paribas Wealth Management wins private bank awards for Europe, North Asia

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Awards confirm their position as a “reference private bank”, say Wealth Management co-CEOs

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Egypt calls for ‘return of the Libyan capital’

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Libyan government orders military to retake Tripoli, calls for civil disobedience in capital

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Business community rejects independent trade unions

  /  October 21, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egyptian Federation for Independent Trade Unions member says business community should not decide for the workers on representation

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Libyan tribal leaders gather in Cairo for unity talks

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

Egyptian foreign minister meets Arab League envoy to discuss Libya’s political path

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Shoukry meets EU human rights envoy ahead of review

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

Egyptian foreign minister stresses importance of building legal system based on equality

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52.5% growth in railway passengers in August: IDSC

  /  October 20, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Number of railway passengers reached 15.4 million

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Egypt-Israel gas deal won’t happen without state’s approval: Petroleum ministry

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

Israeli energy company Delek says purchased gas will be supplied to industrial consumers in Egypt

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Court issues fines for insulting Judges Club

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

Head of the Central Auditing Organisation, journalist and editor ordered to pay EGP 15,000–EGP 20,000

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The Syrian tunnel and the spring

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Fadi Elhusseini When the first spontaneous explosions of the Arab democratic revolutions erupted in Tunisia in December 2010, many were hoping that this revolt might usher in a new beginning for the whole region. read the rest…

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