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Harassmap launches ‘Harasser = Criminal’ campaign


Campaign is first of its kind produced by initiative, and will be found on television, radio and social media

More death sentences upheld in Egyptian courts

A Giza criminal court upheld Sunday a death sentence given to a man, named Anas Shahine, accused of belonging to and financing an illegal criminal cell, as well as collaborating with Hamas.

(DNE File Photo)

Defendant Anas Shahine accused of joining illegal group, financing its operations

Cairo holds second Joint Arab Forces meeting

Chief of Staff of the Egyptian armed forces Mahmoud Hegazy stressed the importance of meeting the deadline set during the 26th Arab League summit 

(Photo by Ahmed El-Malky)

Military analyst said the forces, to be assembled 29 July, give Arab security serious standing

Egyptian worker killed in Benghazi shelling

Foreign Ministry has evacuated almost 13,000 from Libya since February

61 referred to military prosecution for planning to overthrow state

Detainees charged with killing, harbouring Muslim Brotherhood members

Egypt Economic Development Conference View All →

EGOTH targets revenues at EGP 120 in next FY

Egyptian General Company for Tourism and Hotels will pump EGP 900m for development of its hotels and resorts to make up for losses

National Bank of Abu Dhabi leads OCI-IPIC plant financing: Sawiris

Financing was obtained in record timing, the top Egyptian businessman added 

‘Heliopolis for Housing and Development’ proposes Heliopark worth EGP 6bn: Board Chairman

By Sahar El-Zarkany and Ahmed Eid           Heliopolis for Housing and Development (HCHD) proposed two real estate projects at the Economic Summit, in New Cairo and Heliopolis City, with an investment read the rest…

Renaissance Capital to list companies in EGX

Bonds released for Qalaa Holdings will not be less than $100m: Badr

Siemens pledges $1.4m on summit’s final day

Pyle said that AlDahra is aiming to have 5,000 operational feddans by the end of 2015

(Photo courtesy of AlDahra)

Several other agreements worth €4bn signed between Siemens and Egyptian government on second day of summit

Summit’s 3rd day shows rise in renewable energy sector MoUs

President Al-Sisi during third day of the EEDC

(Photo by Ahmed El-Malky)

Several Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) were signed between international companies and the Ministry of Electricity regarding solar energy projects. MoUs were signed between Tharwa Investments and Electricity Holding Company to establish a coal-fired power plant read the rest…

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Protesters’ acquittal message to interior ministry

On 24 January, Al-Sabbagh was attending a peaceful memorial demonstration to the martyrs of the 25 January Revolution, alongside fellow Socialist Popular Alliance Party (SPAP) members. 

(Photo by Ahmed Abdeen)

Political parameters affected ruling, says defence lawyer

Geneva talks on Yemen to proceed minus Hadi

Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi

(AFP File Photo)

Peace talks to start on Thursday despite continued fighting

2 dead in Sunday Sharqeya explosion

The bomb was planted inside a tunnel in Sharqeya

Court details acquittal verdict from protest charges in Al-Sabbagh’s case

It was just a celebration like ‘weddings’, states court

Procedures establishing Arab joint force to becompleted before 29 June: Hegazy

The first meeting was held on 22 April, where 18 military leaders met to supervise and discuss prospects of the joint military force. 

(Photo by Ahmed Al-Malky)

Results of Arab Chiefs-of-Staff meetings will be presented to committee of Arab leaders within coming months

Egypt, Yemen meet over Houthi situation

The meeting touched on Hadi's decision not to participate in the meeting of Yemeni parties in Geneva.

(Photo Presidency handout)

Egypt’s President Al-Sisi said security and stability must be maintained in Yemen

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Negotiations on major real estate contracts postponed until completing Economic Summit plans

Moustafa Madbouly, Egyptian Minister of Housing, Utilities

(Photo Courtesy of Cityscape conference\File )

Establishing a global equipment rental company to hire equipments for the Arab constructors, Prime Minister Mehleb suggests

Is Egypt ready to strengthen trade exchange with Russia?

Egypt needs reforms to reassure Russian investors, success of Cairo-Moscow negotiations requires seriousness to establish new era of relations, experts say

2014/2015: The year of Egyptian-Russian economic relations

Russian would not lobby Egypt to cut ties with the EU, Professor of Political Economy at Cairo University says AFP Photo

The trade balance between the two countries is in various sectors; mainly in construction materials, tourism, fresh produce, and furnishings, spinning and textiles.

500 local, regional, international experts to participate in ‘Energy and Future of Investment in Egypt’ conference


The conference, held under the patronage of the Ministers of Electricity, Petroleum, Investment, Military Production, and Environment, will review the effects of the energy crisis on the production sectors, and how have the high-consumption industries been influenced by it.

Orascom Development Holding sees loss in Q1 of 2015

Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) will comply with the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority’s (EFSA) request for additional documentation, disclosures and clarification pertaining to the announced mandatory tender offer (MTO) by OCI NV on its ordinary shares (Photo\Public Domain)

Company has made losses worth CHF 37.963m, compared to profits made in same period last year amounting to CHF 3.9m

Electricity storage is Egypt’s major challenge to renewable energy expansion

The government’s decision to raise electricity subsidies the budget for the 2014/2015 fiscal year (FY) was made in order to pay for fuel.

(AFP Photo)

Assembly to be established to save energy produced by solar and wind stations by end of 2015, says Galal Osman

Technology View All →

33 million Truecaller users in Arab region:Vice-President of MENA Growth Partnerships

We have more than 2 billion monthly searches on Truecaller, says Husain Misherghi, Vice President of Growth Partnerships for Middle East and North Africa Photo handout to DNE

Egypt is second largest market worldwide with 10 million users

Egypt Post studies implementing workers’ innovative ideas

Egypt Post will be offering a new service allowing companies and individuals to pay taxes electronically in payment centres located throughout the country beginning this month in March. (Photo Public Domain)

“Invest Your Ideas” aims at improving authority’s services, says official

Vidmy plans to attract 5,000 Arab clients by year-end

The client can create his own account through Vidmy, through which he can look for the videos he wants to publish on his own account, through keywords

(Photo courtesy of Vidmy )

Revenues for customers are through video advertisements on their pages, says CEO

Vodafone invests EGP 4.5bn to develop its technological sector: Tech Director

Vodafone Egypt’s technology sector invested over EGP 4.5bn, of the total investments estimated by EGP 9.5bn, over the last 15 months in developing and improving the company’s services in Egypt
(AFP Photo)

EGP 420bn to buy electric generators and additional batteries to prepare for power outages, says Said

NTRA studies compensating private Internet companies

Compensation will occur either through redirecting customer who turned to TE due to the replacement process, or through financial reimbursement of losses.

(Photo courtesy of NTRA)

Private companies are suffering losses due to Telecom Egypt’s replacement of copper cables with fibre optic ones

Google evades taxes worldwide

The internet company Google has been put under the microscope for using fictional partnerships in Bermuda and Ireland, amongst other places, to hide its revenues which amount to $33bn.

(AFP Photo)

Google is repeating a familiar story by avoiding tax payments, to achieve maximum short-term revenues, while ordinary people are left to pay the bill for basic services which directly benefit the company.

Lifestyle View All →

Review: ‘El-Maiz’ a must try for pasta lovers

In Arabic, “El-Maiz” means the place where prisoners or military personal have their meals at.

Review: One Oak steak and sushi bar


The perfect place to go for sushi and steak lovers

Braun releases latest products at World of Beauty

Searching for uniqueness, the way Braun decided to release its newest products at the World of Beauty and Charm achieved the target. In a party at one of Egypt’s classiest places, Uptown Cairo, with a read the rest…

Creative Industry Summit supports Egypt’s newest businesses

part of the panel discussion led by Mohamed Tarek 
(DNE photo)

For the second year in a row, Egypt’s Creative Industry Summit successfully brought together the country’s most promising creative minds under one roof, the Greater Cairo Library, in an attempt to take local talents to the next level.

Review: Mango’s Italian restaurant


The outdoor area is a bit wider, with spaces between tables to provide enough privacy and comfort to visitors, with a high green fence to separate the restaurants from the surrounding buildings.

CFF4: Fashion festivities hit Cairo for 4th time

The flower girl presentation by Randa Torky
(Photo by Hatem Reda)

Egypt’s fashion population starts the summer at Cairo Fashion Festival

Culture View All →

Famed Egyptian actor diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

The famous actor find it hard to rememver the movies he took part at and where they were shot. 
(Photo Public Domain)

El-Sherif has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, his son revealed in an interview to Spanish newspaper El Mundo.

At TedxCairo, several speakers on theme of continuum

The attendees of TedxCairo expressing their ovation for one of the speakers. 
(Facebook photo)

TedxCairo’s annual conference is definitely the event you need to have on your calendar. It’s mission is to spread useful ideas through talks from different speakers all on one main theme.

Fighting centralism, Alexandria initiatives promote cultural knowledge

The “Freedom of Creativity Centre” provides youth initiatives covering training sessions and studios for their rehearsals
(Handout Photo)

Believing that Alexandria must remain Egypt’s cultural capital, a number of young people who are interested in developing and promoting the artistic and cultural industries dedicated their time and effort to launching various initiatives and projects aiming to enhance and reinforce the cultural scene in the coastal city.

Zawya discusses impact of Turkish soap operas on Arab women

"Kismet" a movie that takes a closer look on the Turkish soap operas
(Photo from Facebook)

The film links parts of the former Ottoman country in an attempt to shed light on the deep relationship of love between women and Turkish soap operas

NGOs receive financial awards from Cairo Half Marathon’s profits

Famous local band West El-Balad participated at the celebration of Cairo Half Marathon 
(Photo from Cairorunners.com)

Winning EFP 50,000 would allow the NGO to renovate over 4,000 crumbling and unstable houses, as well as raise the awareness of the danger comes from using the “Wabour” in poor villages.

Swedish team accidently discovers temple remains at quarry near Aswan

Some of the colourful stone found at the temple 
(Photo Handout to DNE )

Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Al-Damaty said the discovery is “highly important”, because it means the area had sanctity and religious rituals were practised there, highlighting its other uses aside from being simply a sandstone quarry.

In Focus View All →

Flying against the wind: How did thousands of Egyptian pilots end up jobless

Online ticket purchases for airlines in Egypt amounts to $1.9bn, out of $11bn in the Arab region.

(AFP Photo)

Unemployed pilots in Egypt escalate their demands of finding job opportunities, holding officials accountable for corruption

Should Al-Sisi cancel his visit to Germany?

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi (L) and German replenishment ship Berlin in the Mediterranean(R)

(Photo Courtesy of Bundeswehr/Gottschalk)

Former foreign ministry official denounces “insulting” move after Bundestag President declared refusal to meet Egyptian president, while political party head disagrees

Domestic hell: The plight of African workers in Egypt

A study conducted by the centre of migration and refugees (CMRS) in 2007. The only study made on foreign domestic workers in Egypt.

(Infograph by Mohamed El-Zawam/Daily News Egypt)

The majority of African domestic workers in Egypt have fled their home countries due to hardships, only to find more traumatising experiences in Egyptian households

Capital punishment and the question of fair trials

Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie and FJP leader Essam Al-Arian during Saturday's trial session where scores of Muslim Brotherhood leaders were sentences to death. 

(Photo by Ahmed Al-Malky)

Growing need for social dialogue in Egyptian society over capital punishment, says anthropology professor Reem Saad

Wounds and medicines of Sinai

Islamic State-affiliated militant group “State of Sinai”, formerly known as Ansar Bait Al-Maqdis, rose to prominence after the ouster of Muslim Brotherhood government in July 2013.
(Photo from State of Sinai Twitter account)

Analyst Khaled Okasha and Sinai activist Said Ateeq present an image closer to reality in the ‘neglected’ peninsula

‘Renewing religious discourse’ becomes great concern

Renewing the religious discourse has become the greatest concern of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, the Grand Mufti and Minister of Religious Endowments.

(Photo by Amany Kamal)

Religious institutions are engaged in war of ideologies to counter IS threat

Tourism View All →

Russia tops tourist income to Egypt last year at $2.5bn: Ministry official

Income from Russian tourists to Egypt came on top of the list of the 10 countries that sent the most tourists to Egypt last year.
(AFP Photo)

Number of Russian tourists to Egypt increased last year to 3.1 million tourists compared to 2.4 million tourists the previous year

Despite dip in tourism, Moez Street maintains historical art of engraving

Moez Street has been considered the backbone of Cairo since the city was first build, and one of the most significant touristic markets in Egypt, where tourists can find Egyptianhandicrafts, jewellery and souvenirs.

(DNE Photo)

Handcrafted engraved copper prices vary from EGP 35 to EGP 1,500

Egypt encourages foreigners to visit ancestors’ WWII graves

Germans tanks enter Poland in September, 1939 at the outbreak of World War II

(AFP File Photo)

Project is expected to attract 1m tourists during coming years

Blue Sky to build 3 new hotels in Sharm El-Sheikh: Chairman

Russian tourism has recovered quickly, said El-Shaer

(Photo Public Domain)

Firm is currently convincing Thomas Cook and other operators to increase flight capacity to Egypt, says Al-Shaer

300% growth in Travelstart Egypt sales in 2014: Regional manager


Website visitors increase to 1.2 million during 2014 results in revenue growth

Tourism ministry announces electronic draw results for pilgrimage

The Ministry of Tourism held Sunday the electronic draw for this year’s Islamic pilgrimage. 

(AFP Photo /Fayez Nurelidine)

269,571 citizens competed to acquire 29,000 pilgrimage visas, tourism ministry says

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Juventus: Europe’s Phoenix

Juventus is the hope of Italy to take back its prestigious rank after all these years, where Inter won the last title in 2009/2010 season, five years ago. At that time, not a single Italian team won the quarterfinals.

Just like the tales of the fictional Phoenix, Italian football team Juventus returned to the field shinning internationally, after qualifying for the final game of the UEFA Champions League. Juventus won the qualification, beating last read the rest…

Djokovic snaps Internazionali BNL d’Italia title from Federer

The victory boosted Djokovic’s opportunities to top the rank of professional tennis players by adding 1,000 points to his name, reaching 14,845 points. This is Djokovic’s fifth title this year among the ATP World Tour competitions.

The victory boosted Djokovic’s opportunities to top the rank of professional tennis players by adding 1,000 points to his name, reaching 14,845 points. This is Djokovic’s fifth title this year among the ATP World Tour competitions.

Super Putin: Ice hockey scorer

Putin wore the number 70 on the back of his shirt to participate in an all-star team that included a number of politicians and former star players of the game

Putin wore the number 70 on the back of his shirt to participate in an all-star team that included a number of politicians and former star players of the game

French squash player Serme wins first international title in 2015

French squash player Camille Serme moves up to the world number 6 ranking, after the defeat of Malaysian world number 1 player Nicol David in the semifinals as well as the defeat of Raneem El Weleily in the quarterfinal.

English player Laura Massaro lost to Camille Serme with 1 to 3 points, after she defeated Nicol David (3-2) in their semi final.

African trouble for Al-Ahly and Al-Zamalek

Hossam Ghaly , AlAhly Captin , celebrate his team's 2nd goal in tunisian Club Africain net

Following Al-Ahly’s move from the African Champions League to the Confederation Cup, the Egyptian team did achieve a victory over its Tunisian counterpart in the first game in the eighth-final for the tournament. Al-Ahly gained read the rest…

Steroid-use excludes Lee Chong Wei from badminton world championship                               

Lee, 32, has ruled out retiring soon and announced his participation in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Lee, 32, has ruled out retiring soon and announced his participation in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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