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Parliamentary elections pending Constitutional Court decision to proceed or stop

The first stage of the first phase was rescheduled to take place on Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 April, while the run-off stage will take place on 29 and 30 April. (AFP\Photo)

Judges to rule on constitutionality of parliamentary laws Sunday

2 prisoners allegedly die of torture in Matariya Police Station

Kareem Hamdy, who was arrested from his house on 22 February

(Photo Public Domain)

Families accuse security forces of torturing relatives to death, interior ministry claims deceased suffered circulatory collapse

Billions of spending on electoral campaigns face ghost of court ruling

Billions of spending on electoral campaigns face ghost of court ruling

(Photo by Hassan Ibrahim\DNE File)

Candidates spending on elections may reach EGP 10bn, Sunday ruling potentially halts elections until amendments completed

Cairo explosion kills one

(AFP FILE PHOTO / MOHAMED EL-SHAHED)

One person was killed, six more injured after three bombs exploded outside police stations

TV journalists detained for airing alleged government leaks

In a third leak, top government officials expressed their dissatisfaction with the financial support received from major GCC countries, describing them as “not real states”.

(Photo from Mekameleen TV channel)

The leaks belittle Gulf countries and urge media personnel to incite citizens

Leading militant receives 2nd death sentence

A military funeral was held for the 25 Central Security Forces soldiers executed in Sinai in Augest 2013.

(DNE File Photo)

9 defendants referred to Mufti for inciting against police and army

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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

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

Housing ministry proposes EGP 150bn project in Economic Summit

A new urban community to be build in 6 October district with the cost of EGP 150bn

(DNE Photo)

“October Oasis” will be built over 10,000 acres in southern 6th of October City

Banque du Caire eyeing Economic Summit projects

State-owned Banque du Caire aims to finance several projects the government will present in the March Economic Summit, said the bank’s Vice-Chairman Mohamed Taha. Taha said his ...

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Court confirms Ahmed Ezz’s ban from parliamentary elections

Steel tycoon Ahmed Ezz
(DNE File Photo)

Appeal of Mubarak-era steel tycoon against his elections ban is dismissed

Al-Sisi meets Hashemite king, discusses ‘war on terrorism’

Abdullah II, King of Jordan AFP Photo

The two heads of state discuss concerted efforts to “counter terrorism”

More Egyptians return to Egypt from Libya

A group of Egyptian nationals sitting outside the Cairo International Airport shortly after their return from Libya on Saturday

(Photo Amany Kamal)

More than 3,850 Egyptians working in Libya have returned, state-media says

Britain to support Egyptian parliament

Britain approves of Egyptian policy: UK Ambassador

Egypt funds first of several dams in South Sudan

Small dams will not affect Egypt's water share, says expert

9-year-old child to face military court in Fayoum

Alongside father, the minor is charged with attacking public facilities and security forces

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Ministry of Tourism cancels participation in March Kyiv Exhibition: ETPA Official

Volatile Ukranian security due to armed conflict led Egypt to cancel participation in tourism exhibition

‘Egypt is Close’ campaign to support inter-Arab tourism

Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou.

(DNE Photo)

Campaign will be launched by specialised company, expected to continue for three months, says Tourism Minister

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

Ministries of Finance, Tourism fail real estate tax dispute resolution for Cairo, Alexandria hotels

Calculating real estate taxes is based on the replacement value, by calculating the average of the room rate multiplied by the number of rooms without equipment

(AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

Ministries’ efforts failed to use standard substitution value instead of market value in calculating hotels’ real estate tax

$6bn foreign company investments in FY 2015/2016: El Molla

Total foreign investment, which is being pumped this year, is estimated at $7.5bn.

UBIFRANCE, IFA merge to form Business France

UBIFRANCE and the IFA (Invest in France Agency) merged to form Business France, according to a statement from the French embassy in Cairo on Wednesday. Business France ...

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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

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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

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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 →

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

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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

Bassem Youssef set to star in secretly filmed documentary

Bassem Youssef while working behind the scenes on the script for El Bernemag.
(Photo from Twitter)

Surgeon-turned-television presenter will star in “Tickling Giants” about free speech and satire in the Middle East

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Egyptian parliament: To be or not to be?

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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

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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

Mandate to counter terrorism broadened

16,000 people have been arrested in crackdown on the Brotherhood. Photo shows conscripts standing guard

(Photo by Adham Youssef)

Crackdown on wider segment of those affiliated with Islamists witnessed in 2014

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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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

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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

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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

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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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