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Leading Muslim Brotherhood figures listed as terrorists

The court ruling now means the Brotherhood is legal in the eyes of the law (AFP/File photo)

Relatives of FJP leader Mohamed Al-Beltagy sentenced for “assaulting court security”

UWK leader still not released: Lawyer

A Giza Criminal Court acquitted Sunday eight defendants of the hardcore Zamalek SC fan group Ultras White Knights (UWK) of charges of throwing acid on the club’s president.

(Photo by Ahmed ALMalky/DNE)

As Egyptian football league continues, Ultras groups still face crackdown by government

Deaths in police custody continue

One of the deceased was chased by police forces and arrested after he was suspected of acquiring narcotics. Photo shows riot police arresting a pro-Morsi supporter in Alexandria.

(File Photo/AFP /STR)

Latest case died due to “swallowing a packet of drugs”, police say

German leader states need to ‘intensify’ relationships with Egypt after Al-Sisi meeting

Head of the Christian Union parliamentary bloc, Volker Kauder said Germany "absolutely needs to intensify" its relations with Egypt, calling the country an "anchor of stability".

(Photo handout from Volker Kauder)

In the statement by the Christian Union parliamentary bloc, economic ties were mentioned "foremost" as a field for growing cooperation between the two countries.

Beating, threatening and inhuman treatment: NCHR report on prisoners

Ziada is suspect no.16 in the case. His lawyer, Mokhtar Mounir, believes that Ziada is a victim of authorities’ fabricated charges of breaking the Protest Law

(Photo by Ahmed Hendawy)

The council’s delegation met with four prisoners in Abu Za’abal prison, interior ministry denies claims of torture

Saudi FM criticises Putin over Arab League letter

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal

(AFP File Photo)

Russian letter on Arab politics to summit sparks Saudi condemnation

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 ...

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)

[caption id="attachment_254862" align="alignright" width="300"] President Al-Sisi during third ...

Politics View All →

2 Egyptians given prison sentences for spying for Mossad

The defendants were given sentences of up to 25 years, with two Israelis also sentenced in absentia

Bomb injures 2 policemen in Alexandria

Explosion happened during attempt to defuse the explosive device

Egypt’s Press Syndicate: Struggle for journalism since 19th century

The Egyptian Press Syndicate will celebrate its 74th anniversary on Tuesday.

(Photo by Mahmoud Abou El Dahab/Daily News Egypt)

The syndicate celebrates 74th anniversary

No justice in sight for killed journalists in post-revolution Egypt

Journalist Mayada Ashraf holding a banner of solidarity with killed journalist Al-Hosseini Abu Deif, before she was killed while covering protests

(Photo courtesy of solidarity Facebook page with Mayada Ashraf)

At least 10 journalists have been killed since 25 January Revolution, according to CJP

NCHR inspects Abu Za’abal prison


The visit follows several torture complaints from political detainees’ families

Attack kills at least 15 in refugee camp in Yemen

Houthi leader blames Saudi airstrikes, claims casualties rank in hundreds

Business View All →

Cairo National Automotive establishes Star Brokerage

By Mohamed Azab The Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) approved the establishment of a direct brokerage company for insurance, according to the Law 10/1981, modified by Law ...

Automech-Formula presents new car models in Egypt

During the “Automech-Formula 2015” exhibition, held at the Cairo International Convention Centre between 12 and 17 of March, prices and specifications of newly introduced cars in Egypt were presented.

Egyptian International Motors company (EIM), the Kia and Renault agent in Egypt, presented three new Renault cars: Sandero, Sandero Stepaway and Logan Automatic, as well as ...

Arab Importer and Exporter Union plans $1.5bn Sudan investment

Two MoUs expected shortly between Union and the Sudanese Free Zones & Markets

Banks need to meet SMEs needs: CBE Deputy Governor

Banks need to meet SMEs needs

(Photo courtesy of Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Investment\File


Financial innovation by introducing new financial instruments that meet consumers 'and investors' needs enhances Egypt’s economic competitiveness, Mona El-Baradei

EGP 44.7bn for petroleum subsidies during first half of FY

Number of factories owners decided to cease operations until a recent decision to increase the price of mazut and natural gas was rescinded. (AFP Photo)

EGP 600m urgently provided to 7 ministries

EGPC to pay $2.5bn in LNG imports during FY 2015/2016

The Ministry of Petroleum has assigned importing the liquefied natural gas (LNG) needed for power plants during fiscal year (FY) 2015/2016 to the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC).
(AFP photo)

l-Mulla assured that no Ministry of Finance budget will be allocated to import gas.

Technology View All →

Competition is healthy, mandatory for quality services: NOOR Data Networks Officials

CEO of Noor Data Network, Basel Dalloul, and Chairman Fadi Jundi plan to form a consortium of internet service providers to face TE Data’s domination of the broadband market. 

(Photo Handout to Daily News Egypt)

NOOR is among the first companies that introduced Internet to the Egyptian market.

$750 average user spending on TV content in 2014: Deloitte


The report added that the average of annual expenses for the individual reached almost $750.

Nikon DSLR camera specifications introduced to you

Nikon cameras offer photographers a varied collection of options.

D810 of Nikon is prepared with digital frame and designed to take high-quality photos as well as videos

EGP 13bn total income of Vodafone Egypt in 2014

Vodafone Egypt posted a a net profit of EGP 1.8bn last year, with revenues during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2014 reaching EGP 3.4bn. 

(AFP Photo)

Vodafone Egypt was able to increase its net profits to EGP 1.849m during 2014, compared to 2013, while its revenues were at EGP 13.5bn in 2014.

Will Economic Summit attract foreign investment in communication and IT sector?

(AFP Photo)

Egypt is the most stable within the promising markets in Middle East, says businessman

Controversy surrounds ‘Information Security Legislation’ committee

Need to investigate US, European experience concerning protecting their electronic security, says communications ministry official

Lifestyle View All →

Contesting traditions and poverty: Sohag women’s struggle

Women attending the UN event in Sohag on Wednesday (Photo by Mahmoud Mostafa)

Health Ministry and UNFPA raise awareness on family planning in Sohag

Upper Deck Lounge creates food heaven

The lounge is strategically located on the hotel’s rooftop
(Photo from Facebook)

The Four Season’s Upper Deck Lounge is the hotel’s newest restaurant, and it specialises in two unexpected cuisines.

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

Culture View All →

Arabic calligraphy is a kind of addiction, says calligraphist Hatem Arafa

Arafa uses Arabic calligraphy in his art to fight the identity loss and confusion 
(Photo handout from Hatem Araf)

In an exclusive interview with Daily News Egypt, Arafa revealed some secrets about his beginning, the messages he aims to convey through his artistic works and ...

The harmonies and diversities of the Middle East

Henna Party AFP

Sides of Arab life

Art Dubai loves contemporary Egyptian art

Anila Quayyum Agha 'Sublime Light' 2015
(Handout from Dan Boylan)

Connoisseurs and contemporary art critics say Art Dubai has yet to reach the level of the world’s most established markets, like Art Basel, however its emerging ...

This artwork is about shoes!

His grandparents' wedding photo along with his artwork
(Photo by Nayera Yasser)

Nagy comes from a family of shoe-makers, and for two consecutive generations his family excelled in one of the nation’s main micro-industries.

People stand against tree massacre in famous Heliopolis garden

The garden after removing all of the trees in it 
(Photo from Heliopolis Heritage Initiative Facebook page)

No permission for trees’ removal provided, minister orders stop to “unfair trimming”

D-caf: The contemporary advocate of downtown returns

Mission Roosevelt returning to the Greek campus after roaming the streets of downtown Cairo 
(DNE Photo)

This year, the festival brought a new idea that brings out arts’ social responsibility.

In Focus View All →

For years, journalists fought against restrictive laws and legislation

On Sunday the Supreme Administrative Court headed by Chancellor Mustafa Hanafy, vice president of the State Council, decided the early elections were legal (file photo) Hassan Ibrahim

10 June marks an important day in the history of the 'battle for freedom', says head of Press Syndicate

United Arab Forces? A wish Al-Sisi may come to regret

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi previously met with Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz in March 2015 to discuss and promote bilateral ties between both countries

(Photo Presidency Handout)

After airstrikes by Arab nations hit their neighbours, can enough be sacrificed by regimes across the region for any kind of joint security?

North Sinai residents’ daily suffering: Curfew, displacement, lack of access to services


"Many innocents disappear following arbitrary arrests," says Sinai-based politician

Child marriage in Egypt: ‘I don’t know how old I am’

Karima Lotfy with her two-month old child in a family planning clinic in Sohag
(Photo by Mahmoud Mustafa)

Egyptian law sets marriage age for women at 16, however constitution define children as under 18

Contesting traditions and poverty: Sohag women’s struggle

Women attending the UN event in Sohag on Wednesday (Photo by Mahmoud Mostafa)

Health Ministry and UNFPA raise awareness on family planning in Sohag

Journalists in ‘Rabaa Operations Room’ case forgotten

Mohamed Soltan and his father Salah Soltan stand in the court cage along with other defendants during one of the ‘Rabaa Operations Room’ trial sessions.

(Photo by Abdulla Al-Fakharany facebook page )

Defendants include 12 journalists and media workers involved in reporting August 2013’s events

Tourism View All →

Saudi, US tourists major spenders in Egypt during 2014: Ministerial Economic Adviser

Saudi tourists were the biggest spenders during 2014, spending $131.5 per night, followed by US tourists spending $101.3 per night.

 (AFP/File, Marco Longari )

Ministry of Tourism hopes to raise sector expenditure in Q1 of 2015 to $85, increase tourist numbers to 1.2 million

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 ...

Sports View All →

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 ...

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

28 January 2011: Egypt’s Bastille Day

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Mouled Al-Nabwy celebrations

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2 February: Who let the camels out?

Infographic: Egypt’s Game of Seats

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