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GERD accord treacherous act against Egyptians: Muslim Brotherhood

  /  March 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Responsible” President Mohamed Morsi had threatened to blow up for national security, media regards  destructive agreement as achievement says Al-Banna

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Egypt, Ethiopia presidents discuss water security after GERD agreement

  /  March 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Sisi met with Egyptian, Ethiopian businessmen, encouraging them to invest in three signatory countries

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Relatives of Shura Council detainee arrested, released over diabetic sweets

  /  March 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mother and brother were trying to bring in special sweets for diabetic son, who is detained in the Shura Council trial

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Internal political manoeuvres: The road to the summit

  /  March 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Egypt Economic Development Conference, Politics  /  No Comments

Parliamentary elections announced “for the summit”, but were “intended” to be postponed, politicians say

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Emir of Qatar: Politics, economy, soft power in American relations

  /  March 8, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

The timing of the visit was after the Qatari Minister of Finance announced pumping Qatari investments worth $35bn into the US within the next five years

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Shoukry meets Syrian opposition delegation

  /  March 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Meeting aims at reaching common ground between different opposition groups

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Al-Sisi meets African environment ministers

  /  March 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministers met on the side lines of AMCEN 15 organised by UNEP in Cairo

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Photojournalist facing trial on terrorism charges

  /  March 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ahmed Gamal Ziada to stand before court’s branch in charge of terrorism affairs

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Shoukry in Khartoum for talks on division of Nile water resources

  /  March 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Tripartite committee discussing technical and financial routes for Ethiopia’s dam

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Defence minister leaves for Russia

  /  March 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The visit aims at fostering military cooperation

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Court postpones Al Jazeera trial to 8 March

  /  February 23, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Defence lawyers make their claims in next court hearing

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Al-Sisi meets UK House of Commons delegation

  /  February 11, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The delegation is following up on the Arab Spring report

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Infographic: Egypt’s Game of Seats

, and   /  February 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

  DNE’s special coverage of Egypt’s parliamentary elections

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Mehleb travels to Kuwait with delegation of ministers

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Visit is expected to discuss potential collaboration between the two countries

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University professors to be dismissed over political activities

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Government sees universities only as security threat, says activist professor

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2014 witnessed active climate for women

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

State response, measures and women rights supported by Al-Sisi

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Demands from houses of worship

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Special Year End 2014 Feature:  Daily News Egypt visited mosques and churches to learn of the demands of Coptic Christians, Salafis, and other sects that fall outside the state-endorsed Azharite vision of Islam. The demands read the rest…

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What students want

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The year 2014 was a difficult one in Egyptian universities, seeing 20 students killed inside Cairo, Al-Azhar, Ain Shams and Alexandria Universities

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Civil society workers ask for freedom, end of threats

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Following the ministry’s decision, 29 NGOs responded through a joint statement announcing their rejection of the law, as it “allows the administrative authority to severely interfere with the NGOs’ affairs, objecting and cancelling their decisions, and ignoring their independence”.

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Year End 2014: The people’s demands for 2015

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Over the past weeks, Daily News Egypt has interviewed Egyptians from all walks of life and is reporting their expectations and demands for the year 2015, in an effort to contribute to an open debate read the rest…

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The return of the caliphate: between Islam and politics

  /  December 8, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

ISIS is obsessed with the myth of the Mehdi, and is preparing for his reign, claim AUC professors

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Imams of mosques should ‘not even consider’ entering politics: Ministry

  /  December 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Endowments ministry warns imams of ‘decisive actions’ if they decide to run for office

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607 protesters died in Rabaa Al-Adaweya sit-in: Committee report

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

Committee holds government accountable for the number of casualties, issues recommendations

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How does Egyptian culture influence its politics?

  /  November 23, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Mohammed Nosseir Culture matters! And when it comes to Egyptian politics, it matters enormously. In the absence of a proper political structure, where the existing structure is often altered to better serve the ruler, read the rest…

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How are Egyptian politics manoeuvred and formed?

  /  November 8, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

When the melody plays, you are obliged to sing along!

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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  /  1 Comment

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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On selling out, censorship, and nostalgia: Rappers reflect on society

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

“Rap was originally founded to confront racism and police brutality. In Egypt we modify it to match our needs to protest oppression and economic turmoil,” says Romel B of 3adam El En7yaz group.

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The Neo-Jihadist phenomenon: Contesting old depictions

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

With the rise of Jihadist rhetoric in the Middle East, Egypt’s cinematic depictions of the terrorist character remain controversial

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Al-Sisi set for Russia visit

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  28 Comments

The Egypt State Information Service says Al-Sisi responded to Putin’s invitation and will pay a short visit to Russia Tuesday

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Egypt’s foreign ministry orders complaint over US State Department comments

  /  August 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the declarations made were lacking the basic rules of credibility and objectivity.

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