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Hamas official warns of another possible war in Gaza

Israel launched airstrikes across the Gaza Strip Wednesday morning, although no casualties were reported as a result.(AFP Photo)

Israel launched airstrikes across Gaza in response to alleged rocket fired from the strip

GUC students released, case ongoing

The GUC Student Union’s president, Hazem Abdel Khalek, Vice President, Karim Nagib, and student, Alaa Al-Attar, were released Wednesday, according to the union’s representative Ahmed Hashim.
(Photo from The Insider GUC)

Student Union representatives met with German ambassador in Cairo

Security forces protest mistreatment in Fayoum

Habitually, lesser educated draftees join the ranks of either the Ministry of Interior’s security forces or its paramilitary arm, the CSF. Photo shows CSF conscripts standing guard outside the Police Academy during the trial of former President Hosni Mubarak

(Photo by Adham Youssef)

Security chief promises weekly meetings to review complaints

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

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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Prosecution renews Cairo University student detentions

Cairo University (2)

Students accused of belonging to Students Against the Coup movement

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for 3rd day after 3-month closure


Elderly woman is reported to have died while waiting to cross during heat wave of 46 degrees celsius

Top-ranking policeman killed, another injured in explosion

The explosion occurred in the surroundings of an Al-Arish police station

Cabinet clashes retrial to resume on 9 June

Protesters against the Prime Minister and his cabinet use makeshift shields to approach the Shura Council building during clashes with the army in December 2011 (photo: AFP/Mohamed Hossam)

Journalist, police conscript and lawyer punished by judge Nagy Shehata during session

Court to rule on banning ‘Al-Bedaya’ 18 June

Lawsuit demands movement be designated as “terrorist group”

Renowned writer’s trial for ‘insulting Islam’ on Facebook adjourned to 29 July

Writer and poet Fatima Naoot

Fatima Naoot called Islamic religious sacrifice of animals a “massacre”

Business View All →

Rixos Seagate Sharm to launch in August with renovations of $55m: General Manager

Rixos Hotels will launch its second resort in Sharm El-Sheikh

(Photo from Rixos Hotel Sharm)

Three Rixos Hotels will be opened by 2016-2017, says Huth

NUCA offers 7 bids in 4 cities

Bids include developmental projects in New Cairo, Beni Suef and New Aswan
(DNE Photo)

Bids include developmental projects in New Cairo, Beni Suef and New Aswan

NBAD managing $1.5bn bonds for Egyptian government: CEO

The Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and its shareholders offered to buy the NBD for EGP 11bn, according to its value in 2007, when the bank’s stock share value totaled EGP 38.5bn.

NBAD prepared five-year plan to promote its shares in Egypt, will play important role in Egyptian economy in upcoming period

Russian company, Egypt’s defence ministry negotiate developing army equipment: CEO

Ural Vagon Zavod plans to establish a military factory in Egypt

EGAS stops pumping gas to 60% of factories

The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) has stopped pumping gas to 60% of Egypt’s high consumption gas factories.

(DNE File photo)

Decision comes to save fuel for electricity; 3.2 cubic feet of gas pumped daily into power stations

Qalaa Holdings expected to exit Dina Farms, Rashidi El Mizan by Q3 2015: MD

It is expected that by the third quarter (Q3) of this year, a final agreement will be settled.
(Photo Courtesy of Qalaa Holding)

It is expected that by the third quarter (Q3) of this year, a final agreement will be settled.

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 →

Ramadan 2015 at Sequoia: Bringing out the beauty of nature, with an exotic feel


Our collaboration with Encode Design Studio this year is going to bring about a magnificent, novel ambience to Sequoia by introducing the exotic nature.

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.

Culture View All →

College professor draws street murals with help of her students

Making 30 murals on “Rokn Faroukat Gizam, were the first achieved part of the project.
(Handout photo)

The project also teaches street children creativity

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.

In Focus View All →

The ‘sayes’: More than just a car keeper

“Car keepers have been hired by police officers as ‘informers’ long before the 25 January Revolution,” says traffic expert Major-General Magdy Al-Shahed

The myths and realities surrounding unlicenced car keepers in Egypt

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

Tourism View All →

Rixos Seagate Sharm to launch in August with renovations of $55m: General Manager

Rixos Hotels will launch its second resort in Sharm El-Sheikh

(Photo from Rixos Hotel Sharm)

Three Rixos Hotels will be opened by 2016-2017, says Huth

ETAA presents demands to Mehleb to raise sector efficiency

The agreement between the company and the governorate states that the company should pay the governorate EGP 30m in exchange for a waiver of all cases filed between the parties.

(AFP photo)

Egyptian Travel Agents Association proposed nine demands, including necessity to participate in regulations for activities

Egypt targets 20 million tourists by 2020: Tourism Minister

The ministry and the Tourism Activation Authority (TAA) also seek promoting tourism to Luxor and Aswan.

(AFP Photo)

Promotional campaign targets 27 touristic markets, 17 companies applied to implement it

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

Sports View All →

Surprises in Geneva and Nice tennis championships

Austrian player Dominic Thiem

Austrian player Dominic Thiem, ranked 42 internationally, won the championship title of 31st Open de Nice Côte d’Azur. The championship is among the ATP World Tour 250 series that has total prize money of €439,405. read the rest…

Povetkin and Wilder compete for World Boxing Championship


Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin came close to a new and important step in his dream to compete for the heavyweight World Boxing Championship, whose title has, since January, belonged to Deontay Wilder. This took place read the rest…

Argentina’s Gutiérrez – conqueror of cancer

In 2013, the Argentine player Jonás Gutiérrez discovered his testicular cancer, after feeling severe pain during a match with his team, Newcastle United, against Arsenal.

The present legend of Argentina, Lionel Messi, star of Spanish team Barcelona, shared Jonás’s picture last March, at the time of his return to the field commenting: “How amazing it is to see you back on the pitch, Jonás”.

Abdel Gawad and Evans win Sharm El-Sheikh International Championship

Evans regained her victory in the fourth round with 11-7 as well as the fifth one with 11-5.

In the first set, Abdel Gawad won with 11 to 6 points. In the second set, Farag won with 11-9; then Abdel Gawad renewed his victory by winning the third set with 11-9. After that, in the fourth set, Farag won with 11-6

England wins Stella Di Mare International Pro-Am in Ain Sokhna

English golf player Jimmy Lytle won the title of the sixth annual Stella Di Mare International Pro Am for Golf in Ain Sokhna.

The English team, comprising Sam Forgan, Mark Fearn, James Brown and female Yvonne Brow, successfully defended their title.

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…

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