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Al-Bayan newspaper case sparks journalists, prosecution dispute

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

“Press Syndicate should ban unregistered journalists,” says Prosecutor General

Former top judge files new lawsuit against activist Alaa Abdel Fattah over insulting

Famous activist and blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah 
(AFP File Photo)

Report filed against activist depends on a TV talk show in which Abdel Fattah was accused of insulting the judiciary

EU consults with Egypt over changing ‘Neighbourhood Policy’

Deputy Head of the European Union (EU) delegation to Egypt Reinhold Brender during the Monday press conference in Cairo.
(Photo by Aya Nader )

The European Union has no stance over the German parliament dispute with Egypt, says delegation’s deputy head

Religious edicts need compatibility with time we live in: Endowments minister 

The forum witnessed a large turnout including Culture Minister Gaber Asfour, Sports Minister Khaled Abdel-Aziz, religious scholars, and professors. 

(Photo by Ahmed Al-Malky)

Ministry of Religious Endowments researched new tools for religious discourse in Egypt

Port Said ‘prison clashes’ trial postponed to continue hearing witnesses

Egyptians football fans rush to the fiels during clashes that erupted after a football match between Egypt's Al-Ahly and Al-Masry teams in Port Said, 220 kms northeast of Cairo, on February 1, 2012. 
(AFP File Photo)

 “Masked men” among the groups of families fired gunshots at security forces, says witness

2 transgender men arrested on prostitution charges

Police says two defendants posted sexually explicit footage online

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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GUC students detained for sit-in

Students held demonstrations in March over death of fellow GUC student

The people must decide on reconciliation with Brotherhood:ESDP leader

Mohamed Abul-Ghar, leader of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party 
(Photo Public domain)

The party received huge donations from businessmen against the Brotherhood, says Abul-Ghar

Foreign ministry denounces Pakistani condemnation of Morsi’s death sentence

An Egyptian court ruling that sentenced ousted president Mohammed Morsi and 105 other to death.

(DNE Photo)

Shoukry met with Pakistan’s ambassador to Cairo to voice rejection of Pakistan’s statements

Dancer referred to court over ‘harming public morals’

Salma Al-Foly was arrested on charges of inciting “debauchery” and “harming public morals” after modelling in music video clip

Ministry of Solidarity bans 50 NGOs, replaces 27 board of directors

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Waly

Decision “according to court orders for belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood”, says minister

SPAP acquittal contested before court

Prosecution’s appeal to be looked into on 13 June

Business View All →

Egypt needs an energy mix with various sources

Major challenge for renewable energy projects is electricity storage

(AFP Photo)

42% of electricity capacity spent in domestic use, only 35% goes to industrial use

Orascom Development Holding registers EGP 26.6m investment gains

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)

During Q1 of 2014, investments gains recorded EGP 39.5m

Russia presents newest aircraft to Egypt’s aviation minister

The Minister of Civil Aviation, Hossam Kamal

 Sukhoi Superjet 100 is a medium-range aircraft that can accommodate up to 95 passengers

Economic reform needs tax development,  public spending rationalisation: Former PM

Government aims at reducing budget deficit during the current FY to 10%

NUCA reclaims 10,000 acres in Farafra in 1m acres project: Mazen Hassan

Authority raised budget to EGP 28bn for next fiscal year to expand low and middle-income housing projects

Over 600 civil society organisations apply for microfinance license 

253 organisations received the license, while the remaining applications are still being studied

Technology View All →

Uber organises 1m rides in 305 cities worldwide: MEA Head of Expansion

The company seeks to expand its client base in Egypt, and especially in Cairo, as per an interview with Anthony Khoury, Uber’s Head of Expansion in the Middle East & Africa.

(Photo handout to DNE)

Cairo caught our attention for its need for smart transport solutions due to population density, says Khoury

Saudi investor acquires 10% of Spreado

Spreado CEO Mohamed Ahmed
(Photo handout to DNE)

Our target is to increase the company’s capital to reach EGP 250,000, says CEO

Flat6Labs approves 10 startups in Saudi market

According to Ramez Mohamed, Flat6Labs CEO, the most prominent of the projects in this batch are Allemi.

Flat6Labs is a startup accelerator programme that aims at encouraging entrepreneurs to establish their own companies.

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

Lifestyle View All →

Farida Temraz – A lady on the path of education evolution

Temraza has been featured in numerous international publications
including the french magazine "Runway"
(Photo from Facebook)

“I want to be the designer who is recognised not only for her talent, but also by her knowledge and expertise,” Temraz says

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.

Culture View All →

The Word Project: Egypt’s platform for poetry

Shaaba along side few other talents spent the night sharing their deepest thoughts
(Photo by DNE)

“My goal is to get young writers in Egypt published, because you need to see your by-line somewhere, and if your story is good and authentic it will get there,” says founder

‘The Pioneers’:  A forum to discuss the future of the start-ups’ sectors

“The Pioneers” forum aims to improve the future of the start-ups sector
(Photo from Facebook)

The two day event aimed to raise the awareness of people about new start-ups and to build connections between the entrepreneurs.

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

In Focus View All →

Egypt marches towards national strategy for women empowerment

The Egyptian Women Empowerment Conference was held at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina from 13 to 16 May (Photo by Aya Nader)

Women from all corners of Egypt, and the world, gathered in Alexandria to conclude the Egyptian Women Empowerment project.

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

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

Sports View All →

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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