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CORRECTION: 11 injured, no deaths in High Court explosion

An explosive device went off Monday in front of the High Court in downtown Cairo leaving at least two dead and four injured
(Photo by Emir Nader)

Emergency services struggle through traffic, headed to explosion site

New leaks allege UAE involvement in Egyptian military fund 

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi alongside Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nayhan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces in January 2015.

(Photo from Presidential Spokesman )

The leaks included several phone calls with officials from both countries

‘Islamic State’ affiliates claim parades in North Sinai

Islamic State-affiliated militant group “State of Sinai” claimed it was behind a military parade in North Sinai by posting series of photos Sunday via their official Twitter account.

(Photo from State of Sinai Twitter account)

Parades have taken place, security forces do not step in, says North Sinai resident

Prosecutor General confirms lawyers to attend hearing over lawyer’s death

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

(Photo Public Domain)

Media gag on the trial of the police officers to remain in force

Minor clashes between students, security at Al-Azhar University in Assiut

Students at a previous protest at Al-Azhar University

(Photo from Students Against Coup)

Students marched into university campus, leaving gate burned

Sons of Islamist leader receive prison sentences

Saber and his sons have been accused of murder and possessing firearms following violence in Shubra that left three people dead before Central Security Forces intervened
(Photo From Facebook)

Defendants were accused of murder and possessing weapons

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Economic Summit: Egypt’s economy in dire straits

Emad El-Sayed

The touchstone here is what comes after the conference, especially in the nature of companies that can invest in a country like Egypt, one that is ...

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

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UPDATE: Ministry of Health confirms 2 civilians’ death in High Court explosions

The ‘Revolutionary Punishment’ claims responsibility for the explosion

Yemeni delegation reportedly visits Cairo

The visit would aim at enhancing economic relations with Egypt

Photojournalist facing trial on terrorism charges

Ziada is accused of 12 crimes as reported by AFTE, including joining a terrorist group, breaching the Protest Law.

(Photo Public domain)

Ahmed Gamal Ziada to stand before court's branch in charge of terrorism affairs

Libyan army forces siege of Islamic State-run Derna: Spokesman

First batch of Egyptians to return from Libya through Algeria arrived at Cairo airport

Al-Sisi meets Russian Security Council secretary

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi 
(AFP File Photo)

Relations between Egypt and Russia have been developing since 2013

Minor clashes between students, security at Al-Azhar University in Assiut

Students marched into university campus, leaving gate burned

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Cairo Stadium orders suspension of Drive Championship’s 2nd round

Decision threatens sport, tourism, says Auto Club

Car sales grow 17% year-on-year in January

Photo courtesy of Automotive Market Information Council (AMIC) Report

8.2% reduction in locally manufactured cars, compared to 48% increase in imported cars

Government has no clear vision for automotive industry in Egypt: FEI official

Hussein Mostafa 

(DNE Photo )

Engineering industry presented automotive strategy to Ministry of Industry, received no response

Egypt to reduce 5% tax on capital gains

Minister of Investment Ashraf Salman (L) during the conference

(Photo courtesy of EFG Hermes)

Investment minister said government is currently working on resolving five investment disputes

Telecom Egypt completes copper cable replacement

Telecom Egypt announced the completion of its plan to replace copper cables with fibre optic cables during March, to raise the network efficiency and provide high-quality ...

Egyptian architect shortlisted for arcVision contest

Winner will receive financial prize and two-week research project and workshop in Italy

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 →

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

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

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

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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


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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