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Vice President Mahmoud Mekki finally has official duties since his appointment over a month ago
I was all set to leap on my own soapbox. But as I was thinking of how I would heap my arrogant scorn on the heads of those I deem beneath contempt, my plans abruptly changed during my ride to work.
If you don’t like it, just don’t watch it!
After all, the point of doing this is to be heard, not to be popular, so a record is important. Tuesday marks the beginning of a new place in my musical career.
Resident Evil: Retribution It would not be our movie preview if we did not get to talk about a sequel. This week’s star is the fifth installment of the Resident Evil series, where viruses turn people into flesh-eating mutants, or something of that ilk. Loosely based on a videogame of yore, a black spandex clad …
In a sweeping effort to clean up Tahrir and the surrounding area, scores of little men with paint brushes covered the iconic revolutionary graffiti with a thick layer of creamy paint. Effectively creating a huge blank canvas for the spray-painting artists. It took only a few hours before the first new artwork appeared and all …
The outpouring of rage in Islamic countries isn’t just about a low-budget film insulting the prophet Muhammad. It is the eruption of a volcano that has been simmering for the past eleven years
By Hend El-Behary A wave of condemnation from Egypt’s main cellular carriers Mobinil, Vodafone and Etislat followed Finance Minister Momtaz El-Saeed’s unexpected suggestion to impose per minute taxes on mobile phone calls last Monday. El-Saeed declared the ministry is studying the feasibility of a one piastre per minute fee on every mobile phone call as a …
Several Turkish companies expressed interested in investing in Egypt’s electricity sector, Turkish Ambassador to Egypt, Huseyin Avni Botsali, said according to MENA. Bostali led the talks of the Turkish business delegation in a meeting with the Egyptian Minister of Electricity Mahmoud Balbaa. The meeting focused on the implementation of the memorandum of understanding signed between …
Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Hatem Saleh approved the establishment of a mining holding company at the opening ceremony of the National Vision for Mining Wealth Conference held Tuesday. According to government officials, the move toward establishing a holding company for mining is proposed to boost investment in Egypt’s mining sector and expand mining …
Six or seven party figureheads are planning to run
Founder of Egyptian Coptic Coalition says Ahmed Abdullah should lose his citizenship
More buildings collapse in both Alexandria and Assiut
After posting offensive material on Facebook, Copt receives six year prison sentence
Opportunity or status quo?
University’s administration outlines student strike fallout
Protest call for student detained since January with serious leg wound
Demonstrators refuse the removal of graffiti paintings
We bought three batches of ten cupcakes each and conducted an experiment on 14 unsuspecting colleagues who were forced to sample all three batches without knowing which places they were from.
If you’ve seen the film Food, Inc. (2008)—and if you haven’t, you should—you’ll know that industrial farming is ruining the food chain. The health and welfare of the planet, unchecked by government regulations, is being held hostage to corporate greed. It’s up to us to stop it. Not through petitions or demonstrations, rather, we should …
By Tim Reid Turkey has hung out its ‘for sale’ sign at just the right time to grab the attention of Arab investors who are in the market for new destinations to deploy their record energy revenues. A new Turkish real-estate law came into effect in May making it easier for Arabs to buy property …
Power begets responsibility, which should beget accountability
The reported merger of 25 liberal parties into one party under Amr Moussa’s leadership not complete
Online groups find humour in sensationalist cover title
Ten-member advisory committee selected, having no voting privilege
NDP members will run in next election under the “Coalition of the People’s Representatives”
Nile University protesters joined by different political movements in off-campus protest
The Sixth of October for Development and Investment Company (SODIC), Egypt’s third largest real estate developer, reported to the Egyptian Stock Exchange that no lawsuits were filed against them by the Lebanese multinational real estate developer Solidere. According to AhramOnline’s report on Tuesday; Beltone, a Cairo-based investment bank, stated that Solidere announced Sunday its plans …
By Hend El-Behary The Ministry of Finance has received offers equating to EGP 2.5 billion for the first Floating-Rate Note (FRN) ever issued in Egypt. The move comes in the context of the ministry’s strategy to diversify public debt instruments, according the ministry’s press release. FRN are bonds with a variable interest rate. The adjustments …
Saudi Arabia did not send its foreign minister