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Islamist parties refuse ‘disgraceful’ Hamas terrorist designation

A Hamas policeman sits at his laptop in Gaza City on June 2, 2013

 (AFP/File, Mohammed Abed)

In February, Hamas’s military brigades were also designated as a terrorist group

Lawyers Syndicate head says protesting members seeking association division

The head of Egypt’s Lawyer’s Syndicate, Sameh Ashour, has distanced himself from association members protesting the investigation of police officers accused of torturing lawyer Kareem Hamdy to death last week.

(Photo by Omar Qurashi\DNE)

Syndicate lawyers have protested  ban on media reporting the investigation of police officers and the Head’s connection with establishment

African environment ministers return to Cairo after 30 years

The African leaders in the opening of the 15th session of AMCEN in Dusit Thani Lake View Hotel in Cairo.

The 15th AMCEN summit runs throughout this week

Escalation of terror attacks expected: Interior ministry

An explosive device went off Monday in front of the High Court in downtown Cairo 

(Photo by Ahmed Al-Malky\DNE)

 Two civilians killed and 11 others injured in a bomb explosion in downtown Cairo

State of Sinai claim army operations killed civilian

Armed forces previously stated that their operations target militants

‘Rampant abuse’ in Cairo’s Matariya police station: Amnesty International

Protester being arrested on 30 January 2013. Arrests have continued until the early hours of 2 February 2013 (Photo by Mohamed Omar/DNE)

MOI spokesperson says he does not have "enough information to comment on the allegations”

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Sharm El-Sheikh prepares for Economic Summit participants: Governor

Executive agencies in South Sinai work on services and decorating streets in Sharm El-Sheikh, in preparation for Summit

(AFP Photo)

Executive agencies in South Sinai work on services and decorating streets in Sharm El-Sheikh, in preparation for Summit

Economic Summit: Egypt’s economy in dire straits

Emad El-Sayed

The touchstone here is what comes after the conference, especially in the nature of companies that can invest in a country like Egypt, one that is ...

Al-Sisi’s Saudi visit to revolve around Economic Summit: SEBA head

The president headed to Saudi Arabia Sunday to meet with new Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, to discuss and promote bilateral ties between both countries.

(Photo Presidency Handout)

The president is set to discuss bilateral ties in Saudi Arabia

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

(DNE Photo)

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

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Blasts hit Cairo and Giza

6 minor bomb blasts occur in Cairo and Giza neighborhoods

Jailed activist nominated for human rights award

The 29-year-old lawyer and activist Yara Sallam. (Photo Courtesy of CIHRS)

Lawyer and activist Yara Sallam nominated for Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk for 2015


The African leaders in the opening of the 15th session of AMCEN in Dusit Thani Lake View Hotel in Cairo.

Federer, Halep, and Šafářová dominate Dubai and Qatar tennis tournaments -

Al-Azhar campaigns ‘against destructive thoughts’ in Giza high schools

Egypt's newly appointed Grand Mufti Shawqi Abdel Karim (R) meets with his predecessor Ali Gomaa at Al-Azhar compound in Cairo 
(AFP Photo)

The Ministry of Education and Al-Azhar officials “cooperate” in an awareness campaign to deter students from “destructive thoughts”

Court accepts Press Syndicate’s appeal

The Egyptian Press Syndicate to hold partial council elections 6 March.
(Photo by Hassan Ibrahim\DNE File)

The syndicate’s partial elections will be held 6 March

Egypt’s Minister of Interior replaced

Minister of Interior Mohamed Ibrahim
(AFP Photo)

A number of ministers have been replaced in a “modification” of the cabinet

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Marina Tourist Center 3rd housing ministry project to debut in Economic Summit

Marina Tourist Center will be built on an area of 2,800 acres and will provide about 14,000 jobs

(Photo handout from ministry of housing )

Marina Tourist Center will be built on an area of 2,800 acres and will provide about 14,000 jobs, says minister Madbouly

Egyptian tourism’s dark days seem to be ending: STR director

Demand for hotel rooms across Egypt in the second half of 2014 increased by 58%, says expert

Sharm El-Sheikh prepares for Economic Summit participants: Governor

Executive agencies in South Sinai work on services and decorating streets in Sharm El-Sheikh, in preparation for Summit

(AFP Photo)

Executive agencies in South Sinai work on services and decorating streets in Sharm El-Sheikh, in preparation for Summit

City Stars Properties finishes Phase I of artificial lake in South Sinai at for $278m

Artificial lake project built on land area of 120,000 sqm in resort in Nabq, Sharm El-Sheikh

Arabtec project under negotiations

Arabtec project's partner has changed from the Armed Forces Engineering Corps to be a special project with the NUCA
(Photo from Army Spokesman Facebook Page)

Housing Ministry asks for higher percentage of residential units than previously agreed, says source

EGP 24bn revenues of Suez Canal in 7 months

Suez Canal revenues have reached more than EGP 24,9494bn ($3,2673bn) during the first 7 months of  current FY

(AFP Photo)

10,399 vessels have crossed waterway carrying  586.2m tonnes of cargo

Technology View All →

15% growth expected in digital marketing industry this year

Ahmed Shabana, founder and director of Agzakhana.com

(DNE Photo)

Facebook subscribers in Egypt account for more than 18 million users.

Social media websites control online advertising market

There are approximately 2.5 billion social media users worldwide, with Facebook the most famous and most popular.

(AFP Photo)

Egypt’s digital marketing industry worth EGP 500m end of 2014: Study

Internet spread supports digital advertising takeover of marketing shares

Internet spread supports digital advertising takeover of marketing shares
(AFP Photo)

Marketing shares in Egypt for digital advertising is considered acceptable if we compare it to other countries.

Internet advertising accounts for 15% of 2014 market share

CEO of Dream Makers for Advertising Ahmed Sarhan

[caption id="attachment_253646" align="alignright" width="300"] CEO of Dream Makers for Advertising Ahmed Sarhan[/caption] The ...

How social networks changed marketing

The Internet’s development in Egypt and the increase in number of users have contributed greatly to the spreading of digital marketing activity lately. 

(AFP Photo)

The widespread use of social networks and the number of users and their rates of activity prompted companies to allocate a portion of their marketing budgets ...

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 ...

Lifestyle View All →

ABnG Founders bring art to the desert

Deana Shabaan’s oriental and boho style representing the Caravan’s spirit
“Photo from Facebook”

Deana Shabaan’s designs occupy the heart of the store with their oriental and boho-style that sums up the store’s spirit perfectly.

Cairo left nostalgic for ‘The Sound of Music’

Part of the performance
“Photo handout to the Dailynews Egypt”

Excellent performance, poor organisation according to most reviews of Egypt's first Broadway experience

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


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


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

Culture View All →

Exploring the Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian museum is one of the most famous touristic places In Cairo 
(AFP photo)

The Egyptian Museum is overwhelming - get the scope on what to see and how to navigate this sprawling enterprise

Refki El-Razzaz revives the spirit of civilisation

One of El Razzaz’s prominent abstract paintings 
(Photo from Facebook)

El-Razzaz is a true advocate for art in Egypt. His method mainly depends on critical thinking and genuine identity.

Ancient tomb discovered in Luxor

New tomb discovered in Qurna

(Photo from Ministry of Antiquities)

Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh El-Damaty announced that the tomb contains the monuments of Amenhotep and his wife, who likely belong to the 18th dynasty.

Review: Ahmed Al-Attar’s ‘The Last Supper’

The last performance of the team at the Falaki Theatre 
(Photo from Facebook page)

The latest showing in February was in Falaki Theatre (a few steps away from Mohamed Mahmoud Street), after which it will move on as the official ...

Towards a safer road attitude

Under the slogan “we will change” the Nada initiative launched its campaign 
(Photo from Facebook page)

The Nada Initiative launches its first campaign on road accident awareness

I write to tell the story of our generation: Novelist Yasser Ahmed

Ahmed’s novel, Reverse Course, won the 2012 Sawiris Prize in the young authors' category
(Photo Handout from Yasser Ahmed)

In his interview with Daily News Egypt, writer Yasser Ahmed revealed some secrets about the preparation of his first two novels, his favorite writers as well ...

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Al-Sisi refuses intervention amid Egyptian-Turkish turmoil

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi (R) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

(Photos Handout from Armed Forces and AFP)

Turkey pressured for better relations with neighbouring countries, support for Muslim Brotherhood incorrect policy, according to Turkish politicians

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

DNE Photo


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

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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Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup at stake

Qatar was awarded the right in 2010 to host the 2022 World Cup tournament. 


The hosting of the FIFA World Cup in 2022 by Qatar has been controversial all along for the same reasons.

Federer, Halep, and Šafářová dominate Dubai and Qatar tennis tournaments

The Swiss player, Roger Federer, who is ranked 2nd on the ATP, won the title of the Dubai tennis championship

Djokovic’s path to the final witnessed an easy win against the Canadian Vasek Pospisil.

Arsenal gains millions of dollars in profits

Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick and football team maneger Arsene Wenger celebrating one of Arsenal trophies

Arsenal investments in its players is considered the major means by which the club achieves profits, keeping it from falling into debts, unlike many other English ...

Bomb in Borussia Dortmund Stadium

German authorities evacuated the Signal Iduna Park, the stadium of the Borussia Dortmund club, after finding an unexploded World War II bomb in parking west of the stadium.

The bomb was found hours before the press conference that the trainer of Borussia Dortmund, Jürgen Klopp, was intending to hold, for statements regarding his team’s ...

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 ...

Featured Image Gallery

28 January 2011: Egypt’s Bastille Day

In Pictures: Families of Sinai attack victims attend military funeral at Almaza military airport in Cairo

In Pictures: Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh shot in protest

In Pictures: Memories of the 25 January Revolution

DNE stands in solidarity with their colleagues in Charlie Hebdo

Mouled Al-Nabwy celebrations

Port Said massacre: The day the Away fans never came back

2 February: Who let the camels out?

In Pictures: Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah received 5-year sentence in Shura Council trial

In pictures: Cairo’s lawyers attack police brutality, collapse of rule of law

In Pictures: Egyptians ask for intercession on Mulid Al-Hussein

The Best Selling Cars in Egypt of 2014

Infographic: Egypt’s Game of Seats

In Pictures: Families of kidnapped Egyptians demand action

In pictures: 11 injured, no deaths in High Court explosion