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The first foreign presidential visit has further divided domestic opinion in lieu of offering an opportunity to unify the nation over a common cause.
The deportation of the ‘stateless’ women causes uproar among Arab rights groups in the United States.
The US Secretary of State makes an historic visit amid protests against her arrival
Morsy’s trip to Ethiopia is seen as a first step towards regaining Egypt’s influence in Africa
The committee created by President Morsy to review cases of people tried in military courts promises ‘good news’ for families
Egypt’s highest court rules that it does not have the power to resolve the crisis over Egypt’s parliament
By Mohamed Ayyad The government intensified efforts to address the crisis that halted the operation of 650 factories which resulted from outstanding debts owed to banks with a value of EGP 817 million. Mohamed Eissa, Minister of Industry and Trade, stated that the cabinet agreed to help the stopped factories that have experienced technical, administrative, …
Following the Supreme Constitutional Court’s rejection of the presidential decree last Tuesday –which had, briefly, re-instated the People’s Assembly– Islamist parties holding the majority of seats called for protests in Tahrir.
President Morsy has tasked the head of the Egyptian Business Development Association (EBDA) with forming a committee to research the recommendations of the business community to attract more investment
Israeli border police killed a man and wounded another when the two tried to cross the Egyptian border into Israel
Three members of the ESDP were arrested yesterday by military police as they participated in a march calling for the release of political prisoners and detainees in military prisons
Salama is seen as a hero of the popular resistance in the Suez and played an important role in the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak
Permanently opening the border crossing and removing the quota, would allow Egypt and Palestine to benefit from a free-trade zone
Egyptian and Saudi delegations both say first meeting was positive after Morsy meets with Saudi officials
Employees believe move is to escape payment of overdue salaries
The battery of rocket interceptors are aimed at responding to an incoming attack and are already in place on the Israeli border with Gaza
The Industrial Development Authority (IDA) is conducting negotiations with the Social Fund for Development to provide EGP 1bn to finance petrochemical projects
By Islam Zayed The French Ambassador to Egypt, Nicolas Galey, and Pierre Marcelli, director of the French Development Agency (FDA)’s office in Cairo, signed an agreement to provide a €50m soft loan to the Egyptian government. The loan will be provided in cooperation with the World Bank, the European Investment Bank, and the German …
Remittances, trade, and investment at the heart of discussion between the two states despite the specter of political friction
Taxation measures are to be lifted off struggling tourism companies as they try to stay afloat within an ailing market
officials and syndicate leaders have called upon workers to negotiate with their employers as strike action is jeopardising investment
Critics have been divided between positively reviewing the talents of the troupe of actors and snidely pointing out that it is a two hour sales pitch disguised as a romantic comedy.
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.
Their repertoire has expanded from simple songs of love and nature to accommodate the terrible sorrow experienced by most Nubians, songs of nostalgia and songs that evoke memories of their past lives.
SCAF will dictate all laws in regards to the military in the new constitution
Constituent Assembly committee agreed on articles outlining a democracy based on ‘Shura’ with ‘principles of Shari’a’
The conflict is between institutions filled with former Hosni Mubarak regime loyalists and a new post-uprising empowered president
President Morsy will uphold the Supreme Constitutional Court’s decision to dissolve the People’s Assembly.
I do not understand how those who learned about persecution first hand have no qualms ensuring it will be part of a new Egypt, how geography ranks higher than freedom.
The legal maneuvering between President Morsy and judicial bodies over authority and jurisdiction is just the latest bout of post-regime forces butting up against Mubarak-era institutions