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Was the low turn-out of August 24 protests expected?
By Mohamed Abdel Monsef and Abdel Razek Elshoweikhy Minister of Tourism Hesham Zaazou passed a decision last Sunday to re-start long Nile cruises from Luxor and Cairo. Two days ago the first cruise arrived in Menya. General Director of Tourism at the governorate, Osama Wadie, said that the boat docked at the Ekhnaton port of …
By Ehab El-Dobaby and Mohamed Ayyad Within the coming days, a number of officials and executive directors of Qatari companies operating in Egypt will engage in negotiations with the Egyptian government. The negotiations will hopefully streamline several conflicts pertaining to the investment contracts that were signed by these companies before the 25 January revolution. During …
As the day of planned protests approaches, different political figures outline their views of the event
Presidential spokesman Yasser Ali: Morsy has officially requested to increase loan from $3.2 billion to $4.8 billion
By Islam Serour The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation(EGPC) announced a new bid round for 20 blocks in the areas of the Eastern and Western Deserts exploration. Total investments according Hani Dahy, Chairman of the EGPC, is estimated to amount to $8.5 billion in the 2012-2013 fiscal year. Adel Saeed, the EGPC’s Vice Chairman for Agreements, …
By Salah Elmenoufy The Ministry of Electricity (MOE) determined the new sites where it will implement its third contingency plan to meet the summer’s demand. Sources said that the plan includes establishing new power generation units in a number of already installed stations. These units will be established in Elseyuf station in Alexandria, Elmahmodeya, Damanhour …
In an attempt to enhance foreign ties, Morsy is set to visit Iran, China and the US
Think twice before you create a monster from your imagination that later becomes real, and reflects the whole of society on the same mirror
In a bitter, ironic contrast to the purity of thought and deed that are an integral part of Ramadan, scores of young Egyptian men took to the streets to chase, grope and violate women wherever they could find them.
The lyrics of Taxi are known to challenge the status quo in the country and have attempted to describe the different societal conditions of Egypt with this performance being no exception. The lyrics can be a big hit or miss, with some songs inventive and creative while others become formulaic and verge on the point of being clichéd.
47 days before the end of his 100-day plan, Morsy still has a long way to go
Possible new directions for Egyptian foreign policy under President Morsy, the spectre of Islamic fascism haunting opponents of the Muslim Brotherhood, possible conspiracies in Sinai, dubious claims of a miraculous wheat harvest and privitisation in the United Kingdom; columnists address a range of issues relevant to Egyptians in today’s column review. Morsy in Beijing …
Regional governors to be appointed by president Morsy soon, says the presidential spokesperson
Revolutionary socialists reject $4.8bn IMF loan, criticise Lagarde visit to Egypt
Activists to stick “the women’s carriage is for women only” posters
Maariv claiming Knesset is worried about Egypt breaching the Camp David, “No Comment” remains the common phrase
Syria, Palestine and strengthening economic ties the foci of the visit
MOIL Egypt facing a tough fiscal position, losses $22.7 millions in the first half of 2012
ARES to trade 10% of its shares in NILEX
We love food. We love the real, down to earth, tried-and-tested, handed-down-through-the-generations, local Egyptian food. Here is your chance to learn how to make these local delicacies in your own home. And just so you know what to ask for, we have added how to say the ingredients in Arabic. No more excuses, off to the souq!
Morsy’s choice of Sedki to hold this position shows a departure from being overly sensitive to Washington
Al-Menofiya governor, the Health Minister taken as hostages by Al-Menofiya residents
Al-Dostour Party takes action in the streets, holding “No Harassment” awareness campaign
Meets with tribal leaders, vows Rafah attack culprits will be named soon
You need utopian idealists and pragmatic realists if we hope to make something of this mess we call a country
Egypt’s prominent writers continue to reflect their opinions about the current political situation in Egypt
President Morsy to make historic visit to Iran
The concept of time in Egypt is stretchable in ways that defy logic to most recent arrivals, but after a few unfortunate mishaps we usually catch up and adjust accordingly.
Seventeen months after the revolution, Egypt is vastly different from the country that existed the day hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets to overthrow the former dictatorial regime