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El-Erian explained that Morsy’s 100-day plan should only be appraised starting now
Anonymous gunmen attack security checkpoint at Sheik Zuwaid, killing 18 Egyptian soldiers.
Hidden crisis as countries across the region struggle to deal with effects of uprising
The newly appointed Khaled Al-Azhary is meeting with business and workers to resolve the ongoing industrial dispute
Egypt has been plunged into darkness fairly often in past weeks, with some areas having regular power cuts every three or four hours.
Doctors unable to treat patients at public hospitals for fear of safety
“This cabinet is unjust for Copts” said Bishop Pachomious
Theoretically speaking, we could argue that the one month President Mohamed Morsy has spent in office is not enough to judge his performance as Egypt’s first leader after the revolution. However, practically speaking, it seems enough. Given a few facts regarding Morsy’s attainment of the presidency, we can understand feelings of anger among the electorate, …
Ramadan offers a whole new challenge to cooking Egyptian food. The breaking of the fast, Iftar, is the main menu of the day and consists of an array of dishes. Traditionally the meal starts with juice, to prepare the stomach for the feast that is to come, and a savoury soup. Appetisers are up next, followed by a main course and a sweet dessert completes the meal.
Iftars are meant to be shared and inviting your close friends and family for a home-cooked dinner-cum-breakfast can be daunting. But not to worry; during the month we will be giving you suggestions for full menus with a complete recipe for one of the dishes.
By Inaam El-Adawi Dealers in spare automobile parts have been assured that that their trade will not diminish as car companies launch their 2013 models, even if the market is stagnating. Desouky Sayed Desouky, Spare Parts Division Director at Cairo Chamber of Commerce (CCC), said that new parts will only begin to impact the market …
The final touches on launching the Virtual License for new cellular network providers to enter the market
he banks compete with one another to create better metrics to assess customer satisfaction in order to provide better services
Director of sales for BMW Egypt, announced its 2013 model line, which included the addition of the X1 model
By WaleedAbd El-Azeem This year Ramadan coincided with academic preparations for the new semester, as students apply for private universities and schools. Banks are trying to seize the opportunity by offering financing solutions for tuition. The United Bank is at the top if the list of banks offering education loans, with an upper limit of …
By Nasser Youssef The Housing and Development Bank (HDB) plans on building a moderately-priced, middle-class housing project in Helwan over 27 acres recently acquired from the government. An official at the bank stated that the project comprises of 2000 residential units to be completed within the coming two to three years. The estimated cost of …
By Nasser Youssef The government’s expansion of high interest bonds and treasury bills led to a decrease in financing for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), the support of which the state claimed to be the primary goal of the post revolution government. The state resorted to the banking system in order to close the …
In addition to the five Muslim Brotherhood ministers, the cabinet also includes two members who are not members of the group but could be seen as their allies
Second biggest party in the now-dissolved parliament boycotts Qandil’s cabinet
The party is proceeding with legal action following fires at two buildings in Cairo and Giza
Foreign Ministry has officially requested the release of Egypt’s last prisoner in Guantanamo Bay military prison
Egypt’s Prime Minister Hesham Qandil announced the full list of cabinet members today, bringing an end to speculations regarding who would be part of the first government-elect since the fall of Hosny Mubarak in 2011
The Egyptian Dar Al-Ifta’ has issued a Fatwa saying that it is “religiously unacceptable for any Muslims to publicly display that they are not fasting in Ramadan without an excuse”
Unfortunately the unity that is touted as being part of the Olympic spirit is only a national uniform deep. What we do at the Olympics is compete.
A different trend seen this Ramadan involves familiar actors, musicians and the like who have featured as guests in these talk shows for years, suddenly posing as political experts.
Morsy’s office is denying reports that he sent Israeli President Shimon Peres a letter hoping to put the Middle East Peace Process back to “its right track.”
Our shows are 30 minutes long and we use three to five minutes to introduce the cultural landmarks that Brazilians are familiar with, but we use that as a hook to show them what life is really like.
As a prominent member of the Constitution Drafting Committee, what do you predict for the future of this assembly in light of the forthcoming Administrative Court ruling in September? It is hard to predict the outcome of the court ruling. The Constitution Drafting Committee members are exerting tremendous efforts. Although the makeup of the committee …
The new cabinet is largely comprised of technocrats and bureaucrats with a sprinkling of Islamist politicians
By Ahmed Mokhtar Abdullah Ghorab, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, has said that the petroleum sector was able to persevere and see some success, despite the difficulties that have faced the Egyptian economy and negatively impacted a number of sectors. He noted that petroleum workers performed well despite the significant increase in demand for fuel …
By Mahmoud Salah El-Din The government has instituted a 15% salary raise for the employees of the private sector, non-governmental organisations, and private institutions as of July 1. The raise followed issuance of law 82 of 2012. Refaat Hassan, Minister of Manpower, said the award was decided following the annual bonus negotiation meeting, held on …