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Appointments includes Islamists, rights activists and is headed by Constituent Assembly Chairman
A statement by chambers of commerce blames the Egyptian standard specifications
Money could be the solution to Egypt’s financial woes
I was expecting that something like this could happen in the future, but I did not think it would be this soon. No matter how absurd the accusations are, the fact they are brought by a well known lawyer from the FJP will generate a big amount of bad publicity with possible serious repercussions.
We are very locally minded and coming to Egypt was a big dream for us. The Arab world and culture are our primary focus and a big part of that is obviously the language. Fortunately, Arabic is a poetic language and people here are used to oration.
Photography in Egypt is often seen as a means to a commercial end, disregarding the fact the people behind the camera are often artists. This is Egypt, as seen by talented photographers.
Cairo is a vast, complex city and it takes a lot to keep it going. In an effort to unravel the great enigma, we bring you the occasional slice-of-life peek into the men and women without whom our fair city would not exist.
Still no new military intelligence director
Coptic activists accuse the state of double-standards towards the religious minority
Ultras Ahlawy members protested outside the Police Academy
The Nobel-prize winning political idol officially heads the party he had co-founded
Egypt has appointed a new ambassador to Israel. Atef Salem el-Ahl is currently serving in the Egyptian consulate in the Israeli resort town of Eilat. The appointment is standard operating procedure as a number of embassies change leadership at the end of a four year cycle. El-Ahl’s appointment has pleased Israeli and international spectators who have …
The Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights (EOHR) condemned an attack on two Egyptian doctors working in Kuwait on Monday. According to the EOHR, the Egyptian government has failed to provide sufficient security for Egyptians working overseas by not properly investigating or seriously pursuing crimes against Egyptian migrant workers. The attack happened at Jahra Hospital, in …
Israeli Mossad agents entered Egyptian territory, assisted to kill jihadists, says Ma’an News Agency
Seven new ministers to be appointed by Hamas government
The copper business has a long history in Egypt. At the time when plastic and stainless steel were unheard of, almost everything in houses was made of copper. From the frames of beds, to coffee tables, kitchen utensils, lamps, and even incense-holders, copper was the predominant metal to be found in almost all Egyptian households.
“The idea is to have an alternative space in the form of a casual venue. We want to create something different and we want the place to be a kind of comprehensive cultural apartment with an informal setting. You do not have to be an artist to visit, just someone who is interested.”
While popular Arabic songs nowadays are barely a few minutes long, Om Kalthoum’s songs could easily span an hour if not more. It became a habit for many Egyptians to take time out of their days or make sure they were close to a radio, to listen to the incomparable grand lady of Egyptian music.
Iran needs Egypt in its confrontation with the west. At the very least it needs it to be neutral.
The prospect of the return of the hated emergency law, issues surrounding scientific research in Egypt and more specifically the Zewail City and Nile University projects, Shafiq’s flight and Morsy’s performance; these are the domestic issues concerning columnists. Further afield, Morsy’s recent trip to Tehran continues to attract the attention of columnists, most who think …
Egyptian commentaries have explored an assortment of subjects. Many have continued to analyze the rising wave of political Islam, whereas others have addressed the challenges facing Egypt’s state media and the lack of interest in active political participation. Wael Kandil The legend of the last Minister of Media Al-Shorouk newspaper The status of Egypt’s …
Anwar Ramadan Abd El-Latif, who was shot in the leg during clashes on 2 August, was arrested today after the Ramlet Boulaq Popular Committee held a press conference detailing the hardships the community has been facing since and before.
Egyptian government offers condolences for deceased Ethiopian PM
Last week was quite eventful for our illustrious president. From his visit to China to his presence in the Non- Aligned Movement’s (NAM) summit, Morsy’s political clout has been progressively expanding as he strives to reinvigorate the image of Egypt, the leader of the Arab world. Since his ascent to power, Morsy has confidently taken …
The demonstrations of August 24 did not turn out to be politically significant, especially after major political forces decided to abandon them. The demonstrations were controlled by individuals who possess no experience in mobilizing for collective action and lack credibility within Egyptian political life. However, these demonstrations brought to the scene two valuable lessons, first, …
After President Mohamed Morsy’s two last visits to China and Iran, columnists across Egyptian newspapers analyze his speech at the Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Tehran and the new Chinese grant. Some praised Morsy’s early steps towards a new page of Egyptian international relations, others see that his trips, especially that to Iran, will add to …
The Ministry of Finance announced the Central Bank of Egypt is to issue treasury bills and bonds, amounting to EGP 52 billion during September, state-owned news agency MENA has reported. The government will issue 91 day, 182 day, 273 day and 364 day treasury bills, amounting to EGP three billion, EGP eight billion, EGP 15 …
Chairman of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA), Ashraf El-Sharqawy, approved new regulations for changing stocks’ closing price, suggested by Egypt’s Stock Exchange (ESE) board of directors, in order to stem closing price manipulations that delay trading operations. The new regulations stipulate that in order to change a stocks’ closing price, the number of shares …
Trial of the controversial media figure postponed to Saturday
Sudanese and East Asian refugees protest, demand resettling outside Egypt