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Al-Dostor Party officially established, Shafiq announces new party
High economic costs, lengthy security processes, and low demand are the reasons for the move
“The FIAPF has not specified that this will happen though obviously it would not be good if the festival was not held two years in a row. But why would it not be held? We have permission from the FIAPF to hold it. The only reason why it would not happen is because the Ministry is in the way. This is a clear case of the minister creating the problem and then using it as an excuse to bring the organization back under the his wing.”
CIC aims to encourage development of “artistic practice, engagement and discourse” as stated on their website. Part of this mission is the CIC PhotoSchool that will start its fall semester on 25 September. This week, open photography classes that offer a taste of the different subjects that will be taught this fall are available to anyone contemplating singing up for a class at the CIC premises.
The road to the monastery itself is worth the visit as the place is nestled between the gorgeous mountains of Egypt’s scenic desert.
As Egypt’s new government grapples with the country’s ongoing traffic woes, the Daily News asks experts about how they would solve the crisis
No dignity for an investor in his home!
As incidents escalate in reaction to the offensive movie about prophet Muhammed, columnists continue to analyse the mounting anger of Egyptians. Wael Qandil What after invading the US embassy? Al-Shorouk newspaper Recalling the latest chaos that took place within the margins of the US embassy in Cairo in reaction to the US anti-Islam movie, …
At least four groups of workers on strike, during the first week of the new academic year
The strike continues as the students refuse the solution proposed
protesters who prevented fellow students from entering the campus will be suspended
Members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries have confirmed a $30million loan for Egypt aimed at food security and poverty alleviation. The international development funding arm of OPEC, the Fund for International Development (OFID), approved 12 loans and grants to 29 developing countries, worth $201 million, for the purpose of improving socio-economic conditions. OFID’s …
Under the slogan “Future Tax System and its Impact on the Economy and Investment,” the Egyptian Society for Taxation (EST) sponsored a conference yesterday, discussing new reforms which would enhance the Egyptian taxation system. The conference was headed by Ahmed Sawqqi, chairman of the EST, and attended by Mamdouh Omar, the newly appointed chairman of …
Following a wave of selling by Egyptian traders, Egypt’s stock market finished yesterday’s session in the green
Al-Arish is attacked by militants as battles continue to rage in the area
Despite being Cairo fastest mean of transportation, the Metro has its own problems
Church sets roadmap to papal selection
The iconic Egyptian Museum on Tahrir Square in Cairo was built to display the richness of Egypt’s history to the world in the form of 8,000 artifacts. It currently holds over 120,000 pieces and is slated to move to a larger, new location. The Daily News Egypt spoke to Sayed Hassan, the General Director of the Egyptian Museum, about its role as a site of national heritage, the plans for the new location, and on how he manages this institution bursting at the seams with art, science, and religious history.
Though a charismatic performer is never a bad thing, the downside is that sometimes the music can suffer depending on the members’ ability to engage rather than merely perform. With Like Jelly, however, it is nearly always a hit, and their music had their audience laughing out loud.
The protests that shook several Arab countries in the past week and the ones that continue until today were no surprise. It was very much expected that a wave of anger in the Islamic world would certainly follow any insult to the prophet Muhammad. Past experiences, whether with Salman Rushdie or the Danish cartoon crisis …
Egypt files a law-suit against Google amid pressure to remove the film
Nakoula Basseley Nakoula questioned, but not under arrest
Egypt, US, and UN call for calm, while Iran and Al-Qaeda threaten
Saber asked about his relationship with religion and God
Across the Middle East and beyond, protesters have demonstrated against US-made Islamophobic production
The Turkish government has agreed to inject US two billion into Egypt’s ailing economy following the visit of an Egyptian delegation to Istanbul for the purpose of strengthening Turkish-Egyptian economic ties. The government’s quest to bridge the state budget deficit and promote economic growth was recently manifested by a request to increase the proposed International …
Half of real estate tax revenues will be directed to bridging the budget defici
The EU is Morsy’s second destination after China as he seeks foreign funding
Egyptian government resorting domestic borrowing, as a part of its two-sided strategy
Teachers, on strike since last week, vow not to return to work unless they receive wage raises, as the school-year begins