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Progressive parties hail success, FJP paper claims underwhelming showing
In its meeting Thursday, the monetary policy committee in the Central Bank of Egypt has decided to fix the interest rates on deposits at 9.25 per cent and on the one night lending at 10.25 per cent for the seventh time since February, in an attempt to maintain the bank’s monetary policy and to control …
Release coincides with the president’s expected mass pardon
Environmentalists sow native Egyptian seeds throughout cities.
Rights of workers, farmers, Nubians and the Sinai are the new party’s priorities
President promises to change Matruh’s governor,
The opposition has called for a massive demonstration on Sunday to protest the decision to change the electoral constituency law, charging it is a bid by the government to influence the results and elect a rubber-stamp assembly.
President Mohamed Morsy voiced hope of strengthening the “cordial relationship” between Egypt and Israel.
Central bank meeting, interest rates explained as Egypt cuts corners
The $65 billion worth plan will be executed within a 10 year time span according to the Libyan official, as reported by Al-Ahram.
Relations between Tehran and Riyadh have been tense for years over many political and security issues, including Iran’s controversial nuclear programme, which scares its Arab neighbours across the Gulf waters.
The Obama camp’s previous bid to skewer Romney with insulting tags — such as pushing the Robin-Hood-in-reverse term “Romney Hood” to tarnish his tax policies — have done nothing to protect the president’s shrinking poll lead.
Megaryef, president of the democratically elected General National Congress, gave a sombre assessment of the post-Kadhafi period and warned that remnants of the former regime still pose a threat.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, according to purported spokesman Yousif Ahmadi, who said eight policemen were killed and their weapons seized.
The defendants had asked that Friday’s proceedings be cancelled out of respect for their Muslim faith.
Kano, Nigeria (AFP) – A wave of attacks by suspected Boko Haram Islamists in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 23 people and destroyed several buildings, a hospital official and residents said on Saturday. A nurse at the Potiskum general hospital spoke of 20 bodies being brought to the morgue, while residents said three bodies were …
Israel maintains Gaza blockade in face of international condemnation.
Hassan, a top Lebanese security official killed Friday in a Beirut car bombing, suspected the regime in neighbouring Syria of murdering his mentor, former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri.
The long-delayed vote is taking place in just 91 of the West Bank’s 353 municipalities.
The contrast of the intense blues of the ocean with the rich rusts and ochres of the sand and the vivid reds, browns and purples of the distant mountains are a visual feast no kiter soon forgets, even more so with ones’ senses heightened by carving through the blue lagoons powered only by the wind.
So, this morning as I packed my bag I added a few extra things to make sure we would have a productive day at work. Shears, scissors, assorted lengths of rope and of course a straight razor.
The current circumstances under which the constitution is being drafted does not represent the ideals nor values embodied by the January 25th Revolution.
Changing the Munkar by hand
Four companies are competing for a contract of Egyptian Steel’s plant in Ein Sokhna. The bidding companies are Orascom Construction Industries (OCI), Petrojet, Hassan Allam Sons and SIAC, chairman of Egyptian Steel, Ahmed Abou Hashima, said on Wednesday. The winner of the EGP 220 million bid will be announced within the coming two weeks, said …
I had asked Shalit if he wanted to speak to me and he gave his consent. I was simply doing my job as a journalist.
Teen released after serving three-quarters of military sentence.
Several political movements voice disapproval of the polls
The Ministry of Finance’s head of the Public Debt Unit, Samy Khallaf, declared that a preliminary agreement has been reached with 10 international investment banks to carry out the procedures of issuing the first Egyptian Islamic Sukuk in international markets. The value of the projected Sukuk, Khallafa dded, would range from $750 million to $1 …
As the doctors’ strike continues, doctors in the Sinai Peninsula object to lack of security.
A popular committee to address workers’ grievances was formed on Wednesday, including Ahmed Mahmoud, secretary of the Freedom and Justice Party and Ahmed Abdel Raheem, member of the Shura Council.