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Supreme Court rules election law unconstitutional

Around 55 mostly local organisations have been granted approval to monitor Egypt’s upcoming parliamentary elections (AFP Photo)

Elections postponed, Al-Sisi pushes for law amendment within month

Al-Sisi meets King Salman in first Saudi visit

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Sunday to discuss and promote bilateral ties between both countries

(Photo Presidency Handout)

Egypt-Saudi relations have been strong and stable for years, says Al-Sisi

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.   

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

Cairo demonstrates for stricter animal rights law

Animal rights enthusiasts held a demonstration Saturday condemning the brutal killing of a dog and calling on President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to issue a stricter animal rights law.

(Photo Handout to DNE)

Protest comes after video featuring dog being slaughtered received widespread condemnation

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 

(AFP File Photo)

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

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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

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
(DNE Photo)

Government implemented financial, monetary reforms to restore global market confidence and reassure them about investing in Egypt, says Salman

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Explosion in Aswan leaves 2 dead

Six people were injured, victims were transported to hospital

‘Popular Resistance’ claims setting police checkpoint ablaze

Group posted footage of alleged members burning the Talbiya traffic checkpoint in Giza

Leftist party denounces police ‘crimes’

Brutal police tactics encourage terrorism and increase polarisation, according to official statement

Parties welcome court decision postponing elections

Parliamentary elections were set to take place this month, with parties now urging government for quick amendments

More Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated NGOs dissolved in Egypt

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Waly

Minister of Social Solidarity had previously dissolved 169 NGOs affiliated with the group

173 militants killed in army operations during February

Armed forces announce results of collective operations targeting militants in North Sinai

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Urgent phase implementation in Toshka City to end 30 June: Housing minister

New Toshka project will be added to urban community plan for fiscal year (FY) 2014/2015 with investments at EGP 287m, says cabinet official

Zayed Crystal Spark is 2nd real estate project to debut at Economic Summit

Zayed Crystal Spark will be built on an area of 190 acres (798,000qsqm)
(Photo courtesy of ministry of housing)

Zayed Crystal Spark will be built on area of 190 acres in a partnership between real estate developers and NUCA

5 acre agricultural land provided for residents in Nubia

The Karkar Valley was originally a project launched by the Ministry of Housing with the support of the Ministry of Defence in 2009.

(Photo Ministry of Housing Handout )

Ministry of Housing trying to attract Nubian families to return to Nubia after being displaced over 40 years ago

Real estate investors hope for growth with government-related initiatives: Experts

Real estate workers are hoping the sector will recover and return to the growth rates visible prior to the 25 January Revolution. It is hoped the recovery ...

Arabtec disagrees with state rules for residential project: Engineering corps head

The Engineering Corps and Arabtec during finalising the agreements in April 2014
(Photo from Army Spokesman Facebook Page)

Following up on project moved under the Ministry of Housing instead of directly supervised by armed forces

Egypt’s 2030 economic vision to be presented at Summit

2030 economic goals for Egypt set and will be presented in the March Economic Summit

(Photo courtesy of Ministry of Planning )

Significant economic and social goals set for 2030

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


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

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 →

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 ...

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


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

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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

Sports View All →

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


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

chris bosh

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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