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Muslim Brotherhood leaders sentenced to life imprisonment

The General Guide of the Muslim brotherhood Mohamed badie met with the former foreign minister of Sudan, urging the Sudanese people to unite in the face of their challenges

Four defendants on same case were previously given death sentence

Synchronisation with Erdogan’s visit to Saudi is coincidence: Al-Sisi

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures the four-finger salute used by supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, a symbol known as "Rabaa", which means four in Arabic, remembering those killed in the crackdown on the Rabaa al-Adawiya protest camp in Cairo in early 2013, as he delivers a speech in Trabzon on November 23, 2013. Turkey declared Egypt's ambassador "persona non grata" and downgraded diplomatic relations to the level of charge d'affaires on November 23, in a tit-for-tat move after Cairo expelled its envoy, the foreign ministry said in a statement. Erdogan said his government would never respect military-installed rulers, in remarks made after Egypt's expulsion of Ankara's ambassador.   
(AFP PHOTO/STRINGER)

Egypt’s president calls on Turkey to stop intervening in Egypt’s internal affairs

3rd detainee dies in Matariya police station

Police brutality might be the reason for Arab's resignation (file photo) AFP Photo / Mohammed Abed

Official autopsy reports shows lawyer Kareem Hamdy was tortured to death, prosecution orders media gag on further investigation findings

Egypt dubs Hamas ‘terrorist organisation’

A handout provided by the Hamas press office shows Khaled Meshaal (left) embracing Mohamed Morsi during a meeting in Cairo 

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Court rules in favour of lawyers claiming Hamas kills security personnel, despite Hamas representatives having visited Cairo in August for talks with Israel

Amnesty International urges Egyptian officials to drop Shawkan charges

Photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zied, also known as Shawkan.

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Photojournalist has spent 550 days in detention without trial, says international rights watchdog

Officer killed, another injured in tunnel collapse

Army-backed operations in North Sinai against insurgency have been increasing

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"State of Sinai" posts photos of destroyed houses allegedly following armed forces operations in North Sinai

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Arab Investment Bank plans Economic Summit participation

The Arab Investment Bank (AIB) is planning to participate in funding the proposed projects presented at March’s Economic Summit, board director Hany Seif El-Nasr announced on ...

Tourist turnout at restaurants is 15-45%

It is expected that an unusual boom will happen in the tourism sector in general during and after the March Economic Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh
(DNE File Photo)

Decline largely due to tourists’ appetite for shisha, not food, says Chamber of Tourist Restaurants member

New investment law to be issued beginning of March: Investment minister

Minister of Investemen  Ashraf Salman

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Any postponement of parliamentary elections would not affect Economic Summit, says trade minister

Economic Summit to set Egypt’s vision for investment climate: EJB

Investors relying on legislation reforms governing the investment climate during upcoming period

Egypt invites 100 Italian companies to Economic Summit: Abdel Nour

Memebers of he Italian-Egyptian Business Council in Cairo on Monday, which saw the participation of approximately 100 companies, that Italy is one of Egypt’s biggest trade partners
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Government implemented financial, monetary reforms to restore global market confidence and reassure them about investing in Egypt, says Salman

Housing ministry proposes EGP 150bn project in Economic Summit

A new urban community to be build in 6 October district with the cost of EGP 150bn

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“October Oasis” will be built over 10,000 acres in southern 6th of October City

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Friday protests mark start of ‘revolutionary week’

Anti-coup alliance calls for week of anti-government protests

Al-Sisi promises pardon of Al Jazeera journalists

Australian journalist Peter Greste (3-L) of Al-Jazeera and his colleagues stand inside the defendants cage during their trial for allegedly supporting the Muslim Brotherhood at Cairo's Tora prison on March 5, 2014. The high-profile case that sparked a global outcry over muzzling of the press is seen as a test of the military-installed government's tolerance of independent media, with activists fearing a return to autocracy three years after the Arab Spring uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.  

(AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

Egypt respects judiciary and I can’t interfere to pardon them until final verdict released, Al-Sisi said

Parliamentary candidates used bribes, other promotion violations: Report

Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights hosts a workshop with elections monitors and journalists on election monitoring 
(Photo courtesy of Maat’s official Facebook page)

International observatory mission noted that politicians used Libya’s tragedy to campaign for themselves

Al-Sisi visits Saudi Arabia

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L) receiving congratulations from Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz when Sisi was sworn in as Egypt's president

(AFP FILE PHOTO /EGYPTIAN PRESIDENCY)

Egyptian, Saudi Arabian heads of state to discuss regional security situation

15-year-old brother arrested in case of 9-year-old facing military trial

It is unclear whether the minor will be included on charges to face a military tribunal

Egypt condemns burning of Jerusalem mosque, church

The attacks are believed to have been implemented by a group of Israeli settlers 

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Arab Investment Bank plans Economic Summit participation

The Arab Investment Bank (AIB) is planning to participate in funding the proposed projects presented at March’s Economic Summit, board director Hany Seif El-Nasr announced on ...

FEB develops 17 informal areas

Development plan in cooperation between FEB, Cairo governorate, administration of military works of the armed forces, and Ministry of Local Development

EBRD, SFD support Egyptian women entrepreneurs

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Social Fund for Development (SFD) organised a “Supporting Women in Business” forum addressing the challenges ...

NBE to grant credit for 640 housing units

NBE achieved EGP 15.1bn-worth of growth during the fiscal year that ended in June 2012, bringing the bank's total financial value to EGP 321.5bn, compared to EGP 306.4bn the previous year (Photo Public Domain)

CBE launched mortgage initiative last April worth EGP 10bn for real estate financing involving funding housing for low-middle income classes at concessional terms

Hitachi offers investments in Egypt

Hitachi has offered to participate in equipping silos with conveyor belts as well as wheat and grain suction blowers

Hitachi expresses interest in participating in creating Silos, logistical areas for wheat, grain and food commodities storage in Egypt

Foreign Tobacco companies in Egypt reject new cigarette price increases: Official

Tensions prevail in cigarette market, traders exploit the situation to raise prices, according to CTA head in Cairo, Giza 

(Photo by Laurence Underhill\DNE)

Tensions prevail in cigarette market, traders exploit the situation to raise prices, according to CTA head in Cairo, Giza

Technology View All →

Property Finder is a platform offering digital marketing solutions to real estate companies in Egypt: Country manager

Mohamed Hammad, CEO of digital marketing platform Property Finder

(Photo courtesy of Property Finder)

Property Finder considers the Egyptian market to be a strategic market due to its large population, exceeding 90 million people, in which more than 45 million ...

Conflicting opinions on legislative framework for digital marketing industry

Google activities in Egypt will not be affected by online advertising laws, says Qureshi 

(AFP Photo)

Google activities in Egypt will not be affected by online advertising laws, says Qureshi

33% of Middle East internet users use e-commerce: DMS

The 2014 annual report by Digital Media Science (DMS) has revealed the tendencies of social media users online in the Middle East.

(AFP Photo)

43% of Egypt’s social network users use smart phones to log into accounts

Fawry, Ministry of Interior negotiate over civil affairs e-payment solutions

Fawry CEO Ashraf Sabry
(Photo courtesy of Fawry)

Five new financial services sought in cooperation with banks during 2015, says Sabry

Intel, education ministry trained over 500,000 teachers: Corporate Affairs Manager

Nihal Abbas, Corporate Affairs Manager at Intel

(Photo courtesy of Intel)

Economy, social issues in Egypt are opportunity to boost entrepreneurship, bureaucracy, legislations, copyrights are prominent challenges

Egypt not sluggish joining entrepreneurship field: Intel Programme Manager

Paul Guermonprez Intel Software Academic Program Manager 

(Photo courtesy of Intel)

The government can provide bigger market for small businesses by introducing law allowing a percentage of big company contracts to go to small companies

Lifestyle View All →

Ending Al-Bernameg is a message louder than anything that could ever be said: Bassem Youssef

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I have a better shot of becoming first Middle Eastern President of US than getting The Daily Show, he says on Reddit

University students live the stock market moment

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Model Egyptian Stock Exchange is taking place next week

Against all odds: Egyptians want more luxury brands

A Fendi Monster that is worth more than 500$
(Photo from Fendi Website)

The interior décor is classically timeless, while the stacked shelves are the main stars. Cavalli, Burberry, Polo Ralph Lauren and many more brand names are permanent ...

Cairo Japanese film festival begins 15 February

Scenes from films showing at the festival. (Photos form Facebook)

Renewed hopes theme seeks to inspire Egyptian audiences

Massar Egbari performs at album launch party

Minutes before the band get the hose rocking. 

(Photo by Sharif Paget)

Massar Egbari takes stage at private party celebrating latest album “Toqaa’ w Teqom”

Celebrating the big red day by yourself

Spending Valentine’s Day without a partner, doesn’t mean not to love and to be loved
(Photo Public Domain)

Love yourself first, to be able to give and receive love from others, says therapist

Culture View All →

Meem: An animation in the face of taboos

A post from Meem “I need 3Kms as my personal space”
(Picture from Facebook)

Meem, an average girl of no particular age or political and religious views, started speaking the minds of local women.

Egypt’s latest book on modern travel hits bookstores

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In the book, Foa’ad draws several scenes in five of the countries he had the chance to visit for the reader, their atmosphere, history, the way ...

‘Jars of Clay’ speaks of a life of struggles

Amy standing with some of her portraits 
(Photo Handout from Amy Abd El-Baky)

The timing of the exhibition, right after the killings of 20 Egyptians in Libya, added a lot of feeling to the paintings, which aimed to convey ...

Review of 87th Annual Academy Awards

The Oscars nominees for the Best actress 
(Photo from Facebook Page)

A complete review of this year’s Oscars

People, music and change: The Bin Al-Sarayat conundrum

In his novel, El-Komy states the changes that happened to “Ben El-Sarayat” since the Khedive Ismail era. 
(Photo Handout from Wagdy El-komy)

Those young people enforced their culture on a mainstream taste that I deem decadent, says Wagdy Al-Komy

Bassem Youssef set to star in secretly filmed documentary

Bassem Youssef while working behind the scenes on the script for El Bernemag.
(Photo from Twitter)

Surgeon-turned-television presenter will star in “Tickling Giants” about free speech and satire in the Middle East

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Egyptian parliament: To be or not to be?

(AFP File Photo)

Senior legal advisors say parliamentary law is unconstitutional

The ‘executions judge’ Nagy Shehata

Judge Nagy Shehata

Meet the man behind the Al Jazeera, Operations Room and Cabinet Clashes cases

Militant insurgency, curfew will restrict electoral process: Sinai political parties

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When asked about how the current insurgency will affect the electoral process, Hasona added that it will have a negative effect on both the voters and ...

Testimony of Air Defence Stadium killings: Romany Samir’s delay saved his life

Ultras members have clashed with police forces several times

(DNE photo)

“Security deliberately let crowds suffocate, attacked them, sat back and watched. I was not searched and there were about 30,000 in the stadium,” says witness

Black February: A new episode of the history of football stadium tragedies

Over 20 Zamalek supporters died from suffocation and stampede when police fired at the crowd at the entrance of the stadium

(Photo Public Domain)

Sunday's tragedy at Air Defence Stadium is second disaster for Zamalek fans after 1974, with Port Said massacre worst locally

Mandate to counter terrorism broadened

16,000 people have been arrested in crackdown on the Brotherhood. Photo shows conscripts standing guard

(Photo by Adham Youssef)

Crackdown on wider segment of those affiliated with Islamists witnessed in 2014

Tourism View All →

History, culture, and scenic grandeur on Mount Catherine

Mountain view of Saint Catherine village in Sinai.

(Photo by Eduard Cousin)

Besides the beautiful landscape of mountains, wadis and canyons, the traditional Bedouin society is a large part of the beauty of Saint Catherine.

Eid travel: Discover something new this year

The views from atop the Temple of the Oracle are also well worth seeing. You can look out over the palm trees in all directions and see the beautiful landscape surrounding Siwa

(Photo by Joel Gulhane)

Here are a few ideas to help you relax and a hide away from the crowds

Once-leading Red Sea oceanography institute now lifeless

Two meter mummified turtle.

(Photo by Aya Nader)

Tourism restrictions, legal dispute keep visitors from discovering mermaid mysteries and underwater secrets

Walking with the Bedouins

Photo Courtesy of The Bedouin Way

Sleep under the starry heavens and get to know the desert dwellers

Tourism Assistance Fund aiming for 25% annual returns: Investment manager

Egypt’s Tourism Assistance Fund is looking for annual returns of 25% on investments, or $250m in the first phase of underwriting, according to Amr Askar, investment ...

Tax Authority agrees with tourism industry to divide new tax into installments: chairman

Installments will be based on each company’s circumstances

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Legend star Ronaldo returns to stadiums

Brazilian star Ronaldo
(AFP Photo)

Ronaldo announced to Real Madrid, Barcelona, AC Milan and Inter-Milan that to play a football match, you have to match fitness criteria.

Spaniard Ferrer, Italian Errani win titles of Rio de Janeiro Open Tennis Championship

Spaniard David Ferrer

Ferrer, who is ranked 9th on the ATP, won the final game at the expense of his Italian rival Fabio Fognini, with 2 points to 6 ...

Formula 1 winter tests in Barcelona

The Barcelona circuit hosted the second round of the Formula 1 winter tests with the participation of nine teams.

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Al-Ahly maintains global lead despite CAF Super Cup loss

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This is the first time for the Red Devils to lose in the Super Cup on penalties, after winning twice in 2006 and 2007, when the ...

Chris Bush to miss Miami Heights till end of season

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hris Bush was chosen to join the Toronto Raptors as a professional player in 2003, after he participated in the NBA Draft. This has witnessed the ...

Djokovic and Serena Williams win Australian Open Tennis Championship

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic, who is currently ranked the ATP’s world No 1, won the ’men singles’ competition against Andy Murray, who is ranked 6th internationally, with a ...

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