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The global impact of neglected tropical diseases

  /  March 3, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Listen By Dr Cesar Chelala Every year, a group of 17 diseases makes life “miserable” for more than 1 billion people, reports the World Health Organization (WHO.) The group of diseases is called Neglected Tropical Diseases read the rest…

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Chris Bush to miss Miami Heights till end of season

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

hris Bush was chosen to join the Toronto Raptors as a professional player in 2003, after he participated in the NBA Draft. This has witnessed the rise and success of more than one NBA star, including LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony.

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Joint statement on Libya calls for ‘political resolution’

  /  February 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UN-led national unity government “best hope” for Libya, says statement

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Microsoft plans acquisition of Israeli company developing touch services

  /  February 17, 2015  /  Technology  /  No Comments

Listen By Sally Saad US technology company Microsoft will purchase Israeli company N-trig, specialised in fast-response touch techniques and digital pens, with a total cost of $200m. The 190 company’s employees will be moved to read the rest…

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Egypt seeks to ‘diversify’ weapon providers: Experts

  /  February 15, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Former military general cites “US pressure” as primary reason behind Egypt’s potential weapons deals with other countries

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Fighter jets agreement to be signed with France Monday

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

French president had announced the deal on Thursday

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Bilateral Agreements with Russia: Elimination of the US dollar

  /  February 12, 2015  /  Opinion  /  3 Comments

Listen By Ahmed M El-Wahsh In light of recent events and happenings across Cairo – from the Tahrir memorial to the deaths at the Air Defence Stadium and Vladimir Putin’s visit – Egypt faces an read the rest…

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US ‘does not believe’ Egypt and Russia will end dollar usage

  /  February 11, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki says US supports nuclear power programme under Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

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What Egypt and Russia want

  /  February 10, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Egyptian-Russian relations have been cold for around 40 years, but as Putin visits Egypt, the foreign policy game is changing for both countries

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Following deposits’ ceiling, dollar to remain stable until March summit: Officials

  /  February 7, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

CBE placed ceiling deposit of $10,000 per day and $50,000 per month

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Egyptian Embassy in US criticises top newspaper over Al-Sisi coverage

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

Flack given over Washington Post’s letter criticising current Egyptian government’s stance

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

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Listen 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’. 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

Listen 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 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

Listen 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 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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