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The year 2015 brought welcome stabilisation and recovery to Egypt, after a difficult post-revolutionary period marked by continued upheaval and sluggish growth. The first part of the year saw a range of encouraging developments, including the completion of the strategically vital Suez Canal expansion, the commitment of more than $35bn in planned foreign investments, closer …
As parliamentary reviews those decrees passed during its three year absence, issues have arisen as to the interpretation of Article 156 of the 2014 constitution
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In Arabic, “El-Maiz” means the place where prisoners or military personal have their meals at.
The Four Season’s Upper Deck Lounge is the hotel’s newest restaurant, and it specialises in two unexpected cuisines.
Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade release report summarising 2014 events and showing ministry’s expectations for 2015
International human rights groups also call for authorities to repeal “draconian laws” and take adequate action over sexual harassment
The restaurant has two seating areas; the outside area offers visitors a chance to enjoy the energetic ambiance and watch the dancing fountain.
X-Men: Days of Future Past Bryan Singer returns to direct the latest instalment in the X-Men series since his X-men 2 in 2003. This film marks the first time the timelines and casts of the X-men trilogy and X-Men: First Class meet. Featuring Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, Days of Future Past has …
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The lauded movie deserves the accolades it receives yet sometimes sacrifices the depth of its characters for style
The second installment of the Hunger Games series manages to surpass the first
The Lifestyle pages in 2013 were filled with stories about health, fashion, jewellery, food, wellness and green initiatives, to name but a few. We went to new restaurants to try out the food, investigated hosting a colony of bees on our roof, found out what roller derby is and shared an abundance of tasty recipes with you. Here is a sample of our favourites of 2013.
The Art&Culture scene went through a few difficult phases in 2013 but managed to survive and even flourish. Music, contemporary dance, photography, festivals and exhibitions, regardless, despite or because of the restrictions the political climate and reality imposed, artists everywhere used their talent to chronicle the times we lived in.
While society was divided along stricter lines in the past year, artists in Egypt found inspiration in the differences and the diversity in their work made for a year filled with art that moved, surprised and made us think. Here are some of our highlights of 2013.
Read Daily News Egypt’s review of 2013
As the year comes to an end, we list the columns our readers enjoyed the most.
Strikes were the second most common with 558 strikes, or 22.4% of the total.
No official statistics for the death toll of university students who died during political events currently exists.
Another turbulent year that saw a major shift in Egypt’s foreign policy following the ouster of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in July.
A list of the most influential trials and verdicts of 2013
Lawyer Gamal Eid, director of the Arab Network for Human Rights Information, said that human rights conditions have been “deteriorating” throughout the year.
The total number of accidents in Cairo and on travel roads in 2013 is 13,957 with a 24% increase from 2012
52%: Voter turnout in the second round of Egypt’s presidential elections 2012, compared to 46.4% in the first round. Source: The Official Website of the Presidential Elections Committee 2012. 6%: Percentage of the villages in Egypt which have sanitation systems. Source: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) 43%: Percentage of Egyptian females who …
The Daily News Egypt takes a look at the positions of prominent parties in both years.
The second installment of the trilogy amuses and enthralls at times but fails to convince the need for three films