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Prime minister, prosecutor general order investigation into killing of woman in protest

File photo showing Tahrir Square sealed off with barbed wire backed by armoured personnel carriers

(Photo by Federico Manfredi)

Egypt’s security body warns citizens from public assemblies ahead of 25 January

6 April, Brotherhood, SAC, Salafi Front, Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya to participate in 25 January demonstrations

Demonstrators clash with police in central Cairo during a protest to demand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak and calling for reforms on 25 January (AFP Photo / Mohammed Abed)

On the 2011 revolution’s anniversary last year, 108 were killed, according to the independent statistics database Wiki Thawra

Demolition of Rafah continues in 2nd phase of Gaza buffer zone

Border evacuations began as the armed forces start to create a buffer zone along Egypt's border with Gaza in order to eliminate smuggling tunnels underneath the border. 

(Photo by Google)

Compensation for displaced families yet to be announced, according to North Sinai governor

Protesters with Molotov cocktails dispersed with live ammunition in downtown Cairo

A small protest in Talaat Harb Square in Downtown Cairo was dispersed with tear gas (Photo by Emir Nader)

Some protesters were caught as they fled the scene, and violently beaten by non-uniformed men

Egypt’s Al-Sisi mourns King Abdullah

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has called for a conference to discuss economic support for Egypt.

(AFP Photo)

Arab and Muslim worlds have lost a great leader, presidential statement says

Security challenges still major concern

'State of Sinai' standing on a road alleged to be somewhere in North Sinai. The militants have been posting large numbers of photos on their Twitter account in recent days, part of a propaganda effort to showcase their strength

(Photo Screenshot from Twitter)

Despite optimistic assessments from armed forces, situation remains volatile

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Al-Sisi in Saudi Arabia, offers condolences to Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz

King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz  (L) and President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi during a meeting in September 2014

Egypt mourns death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

Woman allegedly shot dead near Tahrir Square

Socialist Popular Alliance says party member died in 'brutally dispersed' protest

Appeal for Minya mass sentences accepted

A relative of a supporter of Egyptian ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi cries outside the courthouse on March 25, 2014 in the central Egyptian city of Minya, during a session of the trial of some 700 Islamists charged with deadly rioting in an Egypt city. The court that the day before sentenced to death 529 alleged supporters of Morsi will sentence nearly 700 more on April 28, a lawyer said, after the hearing was adjourned. 

(AFP PHOTO / STR)

Trial to be renewed

3 explosions in Beheira, Sharqeya in early hours of Saturday

Two explosions caused for a power outage in Beheira on Saturday
(AFP Photo)

A Friday night explosion left 4 military conscripts injured

Egyptian navy injures Palestinian fisherman, arrests another

Fishing boats lie in the water off the coast of Gaza AFP Photo / Mahmud Hams

Israeli navy fired also at Palestinian fishing boats near Gaza

Clashes in Alexandria leave minor killed

A small protest in Talaat Harb Square in Downtown Cairo was dispersed with tear gas (Photo by Emir Nader)

Student movements say they have begun protesting in preparation for anniversary 25 January Revolution

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Al-Sisi explains economic policies, aspirations in Davos

Presdeint Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi

(AFP File Photo)

President invites world business leaders to participate in March Economic Summit

Dollar to reach EGP 8 by the end of June: Emirates NDB

Central Bank of Egypt

Depreciation can happen at a faster pace, the bank says

2014 Revenues will exceed EGP5.5bn: Suez Cement-Italcementi CEO

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Majid Al Futtaim expected to complete Mall of Egypt construction in 2015

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Mall is expected to be officially opened in 2016

Electrostar targets increase sale and profit up to 20%

Electrostar aims to open up new African markets, renew products, and provide new technology on Egyptian market

Philips to focus on new lighting technology in 2015: North East Africa CEO

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Daily News Egypt sat with Tamer Abol Ghar, CEO of Philips North East Africa, to identify the company’s plans in 2015.

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Telecom Egypt resorts to appeals court to annul interdependence case verdict

The verdict came out in favour of Vodafone

National Postal Authority projects in 2015

Egypt Post’s projects mainly concern developing workers’ performance and office machinisationز
(Photo Egypt Post Handout)

Daily News Egypt prepared a list of the most important projects that are planned to be run by the authority during 2015.

Samsung sells EGP 5.5bn-worth of smart phones in Egypt over 10 months

Samsung represented the largest share of smart phone sales in Egypt

Samsung represented the largest share of smart phone sales on the market, with 72.9% or EGP 5.5bn in sales over the 10-month period, according to the ...

Less than 4,000 Egyptians transact online: Egypt Business Directory

Despite the 400% increase in internet penetration in Egypt between 2004 and 2014, just over 3,000 people are transacting online.
(AFP Photo)

Despite fast penetration of internet in Egypt, e-commerce remains slow in growth

TE provides infrastructure services worth EGP 15bn to Vodafone, Mobinil

TE offers international telecommunications services for mobile operators as commercial alternative instead of their obtaining international gateways licence

TE offers international telecommunications services for mobile operators as commercial alternative instead of their obtaining international gateways licence

2014: The year Samsung’s throne shook

Samsung’s global market share declined from 32.3% in 2013, to 25.2% in 2014.

(AFP Photo)

The entrance of new players onto the market will force the company to waive a portion of this share, especially for products that compete in the ...

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Egypt enters Guinness record with the world’s largest Koshary plate

Preparations of making the world’s biggest plate koshary plate took 4 hours .

(Photo from Experience Egypt Facebook Page)

Disappointment hit some due to bad organisation, while others found it satisfying

The bard comes to Alexandria

Performing Hamlet in Alexandria Library is one of the  two-year tour the cast perform around the world.
(Photo from The Bibliotheca Alexandria promotional material)

London’s Globe Theatre performs Hamlet in Alexandria for one night only

A girl tries to break Egyptian social taboos

Menattullah cleaned the street side where she opened the stand and re-coloured the pavement to keep the environment as clean as possible

(Photo from Mennatullah’s  facebook page)

Opening a hot drinks stand in downtown Cairo aims to erase the “for men only” jobs taboo

Despite losing one of his legs, a student goes from Cairo to Ain Sokhna on his bicycle

During the trip from Cairo to Ain Sokhna which took him 7 hours. 
(Photo from Hana Essam facebook page)

After six years of treatment, his passion lit the way to his inner strength

Photographs capture reactions as ‘Spiderman’ comes to Egypt

The photo session spotted the problems citizens deal with daily like transportation
(Photo from Facebook page)

A question popped into a group of friends’ minds and they decided to see the answer for themselves: “What if Spiderman landed in Egypt?!”

A parking lady or a hero?

Om heba has been working for 22 years as a parking lady to provide her children an appropriate life
(Photo by Nada Deyaa’)

Om Heba follows in her husband’s path and believes in equality between women and men in work

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‘Fractals’ latest solo-exhibition at Mashrabia Gallery

“Exhale” from the “Fractals” exhibition. (Photo of painting provided by Nada Baraka)

Artist Nada Baraka has her first solo-exhibition “Fractals”, where she uses abstract work to explore perceptions of the human body

‘In Harm’s Path’ reveals secrets of Al-Qaeda’s 9/11 plans

Fouda described the media shows now with a process of mind violation for Egyptians (Photo by amany kamal)

Yousry Fouda describes the details of his interview with the organisers of the attacks, and the other side of ISIS

In the memory of Radwa Ashour, her friends mourn their loss

Ashour died at the age of 78 after a long battle with cancer. 
(Photo public domain)

Ashour is one of the few writers who combined the magic of fairytales and the reality of the actual world in her novels.

The survival strategies of Downtown’s bookstores

The bookstores located in Down town Cairo have been serving people with rare books for 65 years. 
(Photo by Nadine El Guiddawy  )

In Downtown’s busy streets, Cairo’s oldest bookshops still endure: a look at how they started and where they are now

Faten Hamama’s shining star fades away

Faten Hamama’s shining star fades away

Hamama closed her eyes for the last time last on Saturday at the age of 84, leaving behind millions of beloved and loyal fans crying for ...

What differentiates me is my style of western horror writing: Hassan El-Gendy

El-Gendy signed a contract to convert "Hekayat Farghaly el Mestekawy" into a movie
(Photo handout from Hassan El-Gendy)

In his interview with Daily News Egypt, El-Gendy discusses the obstacles he faced to publish his first novels, revealing the other side of his mysterious personality ...

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Where is the Egyptian revolution?

Riot police fire water cannons at protesters attempting to cross the Qasr Al Nile Bridge in downtown Cairo AFP Photo / Peter Macdiarmid

Demands increase on each anniversary, as do calls against every new regime

Prince Salman promises continuity as he takes Saudi Arabia throne

Prince Salman promises continuity as he takes Saudi Arabia throne.

(AFP File Photo)

Its backing will remain unchanged, but the lifeblood of Gulf aid cannot continue indefinitely

Media ethics in post-30 June Egypt

Religious figures, actors and other irrelevant guests are hosted to discuss and analyse matters of political importance on media channels, which neither differ in conduct nor ...

Parliament caught in political ambiguity: will the president respect legislative independence?

1)	Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met with political party leaders in January 2015 for first time since he became president. 

(Photo by Presidential Office)

Experts warn of unfair representation, state control and failing public’s expectations

Calls for a ‘religious revolution’

Writer Karm Saber who is contesting a contempt of religion verdict .

(Photo Public domain)

Al-Sisi’s call for a “religious revolution” was criticised, but was not followed by protests

The construction of Egyptian nationalism

In Egypt, the military is trusted because of its construed Egyptian-ess, and all that is against the military is perceived as ‘non-Egyptian’ or ‘anti-Egyptian’. In this photo, a military soldier poses with a child outside voting polls during elections on the constitution in June 2014. 

(Photo by: Jihad Abaza)

In Egypt, the military is trusted because of its construed Egyptian-ess, and all that is against the military is perceived as ‘non-Egyptian’ or ‘anti-Egyptian’.

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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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January witnesses 9 major tennis competitions

Federer achieved his 1,000th victory in his professional career to enter the club of thousands alongside Americans Jimmy Connors, with 1,253 victories, and Ivan Lendl, with 1,071 victories.

Federer achieved his 1,000th victory in his professional career to enter the club of thousands alongside Americans Jimmy Connors, with 1,253 victories, and Ivan Lendl, with ...

Africa Cup of Nations: A remarkable history

In its 30th edition, the championship is attracting the interest of many fans following the qualifying tournament, which held many surprises after the loss of major ...

Ronaldo wins best player title for 2nd year: FIFA Ballon d’Or 2015

Christiano Ronaldo, midfielder and attacker of the Portuguese team and Real Madrid, won the Ballon d’Or Gala for best player in 2014, granted by FIFA, for the second year in a row and for the third time in his career.

(AFP PHOTO / GERARD JULIEN)

Ronaldo won the award for the first time in 2008, when it was only held by FIFA, also against Lionel Messi

Formula 1 schedule for 2015 published

Formula 1-2015-ferrari landscape

Chief Executive of Formula One Group, Bernie Ecclestone, included Korea in the race schedule for legal reasons, since the race organisers could have filed a suit ...

Britain’s Sullivan wins Golf’s South African Open Championship

Britain’s Andy Sullivan snatched the title of Golf’s South African Open Championship, taking advantage of South African Charl Schawrtzel’s faltering in the final stages of the games.

Lee Slattery came in 3rd place with 278 total strokes and one stroke difference from 4th place holder Spaniard Pablo Martin-Benavides with 279 strokes.

Napoli wins Italian Super Cup in Qatar

Italy Super Cup

Napoli has not won the Italian Super cup title since the 1990/1991 season, with this title win considered the second in the team’s history.

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Second-hand market offers Cairenes weekly bargains

Al-Zahraa Stud hosts the 16th International Arabian Horse Championships

Little Egypt: Journey through history in 2 hours

Photographing the blind people of Egypt

Tanta receives 3 million visitors participating in Moulid Al-Sayed Al-Badawy festival

Info-graph: Death in Egypt's prisons

In Pictures: ‘Invest in Egypt 2014’ conference kicks off in Abu Dhabi

In Pictures: Mubarak supporters and opponents react to court's verdict

DNE stands in solidarity with their colleagues in Charlie Hebdo

Mouled Al-Nabwy celebrations

Farmer dreams of having a big family despite poverty

Tailoring the fabric of a nation

‘Make a laugh’ captures the hope and sorrow of people living in poverty

Clover : From field to cattle in Ismailia

In Pictures: Memories of the 25 January Revolution