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Return on equity and bank profitability: Could this exercise help Egyptian economy?

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Ahmed M El-Wahsh Return on Equity (RoE) is an internal performance measure of a bank’s profitability from the shareholder’s point of view, typically measured by the ‘Net Income’ per dollar of ‘Equity Capital’. It read the rest…

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A view of Egyptian media from outside the snake pit

  /  January 25, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Wall Street Journal’s Matt Bradley discusses the state of post-30 June media

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Mohamed Soltan’s health conditions deteriorate

  /  January 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Activist has been on hunger strike for 360 days to protest his detention

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Notes from America: Arab Americans, the new blacks

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Ahmed Tharwat The Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris and the overhyped anti terror rally that followed exposed the hypocrisy of the West’s secular free speech. It also started a debate about the future of Muslims read the rest…

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Syrian opposition leaders in Cairo to form united front

  /  January 14, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt meeting seeks to strengthen opposition forces in Syria, says foreign ministry

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Egypt condemns alleged ISIS attack on Saudi border

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

First attack on Saudi Arabia from militants

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Al Jazeera journalists await Thursday appeal session, hopes are on ‘intervention’

  /  December 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

“We are victims of a cold war”, says imprisoned journalist Mohamed Fahmy

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Economic restriction on Russia will not affect Egypt’s wheat imports: Gomaa

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

By Mohamed Abdel Monsef Egypt’s wheat imports were not affected by the US and EU economic restriction on Russia’s grain exports, according to Abdel-Salam Gomaa, President of the Agricultural Professions Syndicate. In statements to Daily read the rest…

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Egypt’s miltary confirms 10 Apaches delivered by US

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

Military expert says Egypt’s pursuing ‘multiple alternative sources for military cooperation’

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British Embassy in Cairo re-opens, security issues ‘resolved’

  /  December 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Relations with Egypt rest on “people – not a building”: British Ambassador

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Foreign Ministry condemns Michele Dunne’s statement regarding her entry to Egypt

  /  December 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Consular department claims that Dunne did not have the correct visa for entry

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International oil price reduction to save cash for Egypt’s budget: Economy professor

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Crude oil prices have slumped to lowest level in five years due to potential increased market supply

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US expats warned of ‘heightened tensions’ ahead of CIA torture report

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

State Department denies link between report and UK, Canadian embassy shutdowns

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Latest mass death sentence ‘blatantly unjust’: HRW

  /  December 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

188 death sentences referred to Grand Mufti for consideration by controversial judge

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Shoukry, Kerry discuss ways to prevent Middle East from ‘sliding into violence’

  /  November 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s foreign minister also holds meetings with Saudi, British officials

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Egypt welcomes UAE terror listing of Muslim Brotherhood

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

Foreign ministry spokesman calls for international cooperation to combat terrorism

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US business delegation meets President Al-Sisi

  /  November 10, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

An American delegation will visit Egypt again in March 2015 to attend the economic summit

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis pledge allegiance to ‘Islamic State’

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

The Sinai based militant group could lose local support if it begins to imitate the style of ISIS, says analyst

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Egyptian-American arrested for encouraging attacks against western schools and teachers

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

US embassy in Cairo had issued a warning about possible terrorist attacks in Maadi

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US delegation to visit Cairo on Sunday to discuss investment opportunities

  /  November 8, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

66 companies will spend 3 days in Egypt

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US coalition members gather to counter ISIS propaganda

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

Egypt stresses importance of fighting intellectual and religious basis of ISIS message

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US ‘deeply troubled’ by recent sentencing of activists

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

Concern “extends” to preventative detention of Alaa Abdel Fattah

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US Embassy in Cairo warns of possible terrorist attacks in Maadi

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

US government cites “recent anonymous post on a Jihadist website”

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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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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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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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Egypt participates in international ISIS strategy meeting

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Obama stresses there is no “quick fix” in military and ideological fight against ISIS

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The capitalist cure for terrorism

  /  October 14, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Military might alone won’t defeat Islamic State and its ilk. The US needs to promote economic empowerment

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Kerry, Shoukry define Egypt’s role in fight against ISIS

  /  October 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s religious institutions play important role in fight against ISIS, says Kerry

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In Pictures: World leaders gather in Cairo for permanent Gaza solution

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

International community representatives at the Gaza Reconstruction Conference in Cairo called Sunday for a lasting solution to the Gaza conflict to avoid another turn in the cycle of destructive conflict. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi reiterated read the rest…

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