Latest in Tag: 2016 Highlight

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Think that 2016 was a tough year for Saudi Arabia? Wait until you see 2017

2016 was not a good year for Saudi Arabia. Sharply lowered oil prices sparked a domestic financial crisis that is forcing the country to restructure its economy. Saud Arabia’s bitter struggle with Iran for regional hegemony has embroiled it in wars and political conflicts which it has been unable to win, leaving Saudi Arabia no …

James Dorsey

Who leads the world in creativity and innovation in 2016?

The Global Innovation Index (GII) ranked Egypt 107 out of 128 countries in terms of progress in innovation. According to the 2016 report, Egypt received 26 points in creativity and innovation globally, leading up to a number of African countries, such as Tanzania, Senegal, Namibia, Botswana, and Mozambique. Switzerland topped the ranking by obtaining 66.3 …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt’s dream team: handball keeping hopes up in Rio

In Egypt, the national football team has always monopolised the spotlight of the country’s sports scene, supported and cheered for by the population and officials. This year, and especially with the Rio Olympics taking the sports world by storm, the spotlight has started to shine on other team sports, specifically handball. Winning the 2016 African …

Maya Nawar

21st Euromoney Conference to open in Egypt on 19 September

  This year’s Euromoney Conference will be held in Egypt from 19 to 20 September and will be attended by Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr, who will review investment opportunities in Egypt and potential economic partnerships. A group of senior government officials will also participate in the conference and take part in the Euromoney …

Daily News Egypt

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In Pictures: 25 January 2016, Yet another militarised response to dissenting protest

  Amid heavy security presence throughout the country, minor anti-government protests continue to be violently dispersed throughout Monday. No casualties have been reported at this time. Protesters affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood have taken to the streets in small groups in several governorates since Sunday night, defying security forces deployed throughout the country in anticipation …

Daily News Egypt

Small publishing houses dominate annual Egyptian book fair in 2016

Dar Al-Shorouk, Noon, Diwan, and the Egyptian Lebanese house were at the top of the publishing houses, and will participate with a large numbers of books in 2016. However, smaller houses, including Elmasry, El-Rewaq, Ghorab, Toya, Bait Al-Yasmine, and Dar Al Olom, are expected to fiercely challenge and prove their existence in the Egyptian book …

Rana Khaled

Happy New Year

Some may disagree with the title of this article, whether they think I mean the past year or the new one. In fact, I am talking about both years. As one of the people from the film industry, I can say they are indeed two happy years, not just one. A quick tour of Egyptian cinema …

Mohamed Abdel Kareem

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In Pictures: Egypt celebrates New Year with joy and spirituality

  While the rest of the world celebrated the New Year with copious amounts of fireworks, Egypt chose to welcome 2016 in a different fashion. From church masses, to hiking trips in the wilderness, and Santa-themed marathons; the country was truly a beacon of joy during the year’s very first hours. A group of young …

Nayera Yasser