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Trial against former prime minister to be held in absentia on 2 December
The board members proposed the company rebrand itself as ‘Global Telecom Holding,’ as a part of the Vimpelcom acquisition and demerger deal, Orascom announced Sunday.
The Turkish delegation plans to discuss the implementation of the items agreed upon in the memorandum of understanding.
Three judges have sentences overturned
Secretary general of union resigns
Court gives both parties 48 hours to bring forward their papers and requests in a special session.
The Iranian official said exchanging agricultural products will be the start of improved relations between Iran and Egypt.
Bahrain’s Revolution and President Morsy
Part 3: Parliament
Abu Islam is the first Muslim to face charges of contempt of Christianity in Egypt.
Husband says his wife possessed by jinn.
Muslim Brotherhood leader is still deputy chairman of the group’s political arm but will relinquish his post in the presidential advisory board.
Lately, Sufis have been one of the vital cards utilised in Egyptian parliamentary and presidential elections. Being supportive of the “civil state” camp and against political Islam added more to the long list of misconceptions about Sufis. Not only are they depicted as indulgers in folkloric celebrations, poetic recitals and religious chants, but also as allies of secularism, a precondition to be bashed by their rival religious group, the Salafis. Daily News Egypt explores the meaning of Sufism through the eyes of its adherents, the insightful explanations of some Sufi sheikhs about the long rivalry against Wahhabism and the current Sufi involvement in politics.
Muslim Brotherhood-dominated Shura Council said to have exceeded their authority
Strike action planned against bylaws.
After the funeral at the massive Al-Amine Mosque, Hassan was to be buried in the mausoleum of his mentor, former premier Rafiq Hariri.
Election set for 29 October, final selection on 4 November.
Thursday marks the most important day, when all pilgrims assemble in the Arafat plain outside Mecca.
The Syrian army withdrew from Lebanon in 2005 after an almost 30-year occupation.
Made in Asia – China and Japan in North Africa, Saudi-style revolution
The government’s prescription to treat the economic recession we’re currently enduring has been a two-fold solution of increasing foreign investment and seeking more international loans. The monetary policy of maintaining the stability of the Egyptian pound against depreciation is a top priority. But how long can the state keep this up? How overvalued is the …
News of the arrest came hours after the authorities said Libya was still not fully liberated from Kadhafi’s legacy and warned that loyalists continued to pose an active threat, particularly in Bani Walid, one of his final strongholds.
Despite their ideological closeness, ties between Gaza’s Hamas rulers and Morsy’s Islamist administration have recently been strained following a deadly attack on Egyptian troops in Sinai which prompted Cairo to demolish scores of Gaza smuggling tunnels.
Fears of sectarian violence in Mallawi.
In almost all Egyptian newspapers, major columns have denounced President Morsy’s latest tribute to Tantawi and his team, and more than one writer has affirmed that his words are an insult to those who died during the revolution.
Some articles have amplified their criticism of the Shura Council for sacking Al-Gomhuria’s editor-in-chief with a simple word: out! The move, in their view, entails a persistent attitude to step over the Egyptian press and its pride.
Monescope Egypt, a monthly tracker of monetary developments attached to Belton Financial, reports that M2 grew 8.9 per cent in August, compared to 8.1 per cent in July.
Former ruling party deputy chairman said presidency had Abdel Meguid Mahmoud on tape accepting the Vatican post.
Progressive parties hail success, FJP paper claims underwhelming showing
In its meeting Thursday, the monetary policy committee in the Central Bank of Egypt has decided to fix the interest rates on deposits at 9.25 per cent and on the one night lending at 10.25 per cent for the seventh time since February, in an attempt to maintain the bank’s monetary policy and to control …
Release coincides with the president’s expected mass pardon