NDP publishes its point of view

Al-Watani Al-Youm joins the ranks of partisan newspapersThe ruling National Democratic Party has established a new weekly newspaper called Al-Watani Al-Youm. The newspaper means The National Today and appeared on…

Maram Mazen Maram Mazen

Egypt dismayed by accusations of arming Somali Islamists

CAIRO: Egypt on Sunday voiced dismay at accusations by Somali Prime Minister Ali Mohammed Gedi that it was supplying weapons to the Islamic Courts militia who control the capital Mogadishu,…

Daily Star Egypt Staff Daily Star Egypt Staff

Israeli air strikes pound targets in Lebanon as Rice returns to Mideast

BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) _ Israeli forces pounded theHezbollah-controlled side of the border on Sunday as theLebanese guerrilla said it had fired a new barrage ofrockets into Israel.The crossfire came as…

Daily Star Egypt Staff Daily Star Egypt Staff

Moussa calls for Qana "massacre" probe

Egypt joins in condemnation of Israeli bombingsCAIRO: Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa joined a chorus of Arab leaders on Sunday in denouncing an Israeli air strike that killed 54 people…

Daily Star Egypt Staff Daily Star Egypt Staff

Stock market goes online

MCDR creates joint venture with Atos Euronext to help brokers provide electronic tradingCAIRO: The Capital Market Authority (CMA) has begun entertaining applications for online trading licenses and has approved Al-Arabia…

Waleed Khalil Rasromani Waleed Khalil Rasromani

Denmark reaches out to Arab youth

Program aims at working to forge better mutual understandingAmongst recent efforts to establish dialogue and understanding between cultures, the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched the Partnership for Progress…

Daily Star Egypt Staff Daily Star Egypt Staff

Reflecting the realistic aspects of the Yacoubian Building

CAIRO: As it managed to portray actual realities in the Egyptian society with all its expressive details, the Yacoubian Building isn't just a novel to be discussed. It is an…

Daily News Egypt Daily News Egypt

Present and Tense: Creative chaos

I was still in my bathrobe when the doorbell rang. Usually it rings once and someone leaves the newspaper on the mat. This time it kept ringing. Through the peephole,…

Nabil Shawkat Nabil Shawkat

Peter Linford Interview: There is still room for growth

Austrade s Peter Linford discusses the office s strategy for the next year, dismisses long term effect of Israeli-Lebanese conflictCAIRO: With the Israeli offensive in Lebanon, political and economical instability…

Sarah El Sirgany Sarah El Sirgany

The sizzling summer screen

CAIRO: Dandy Mega Mall has created the perfect outing combining both the summer's fresh air with the season's latest blockbuster: the Dandy summer movie theatre. Open-air theatres are not a…

Safaa Abdoun Safaa Abdoun