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Iran needs Egypt in its confrontation with the west. At the very least it needs it to be neutral.
The prospect of the return of the hated emergency law, issues surrounding scientific research in Egypt and more specifically the Zewail City and Nile University projects, Shafiq’s flight and Morsy’s performance; these are the domestic issues concerning columnists. Further afield, Morsy’s recent trip to Tehran continues to attract the attention of columnists, most who think …
Egyptian commentaries have explored an assortment of subjects. Many have continued to analyze the rising wave of political Islam, whereas others have addressed the challenges facing Egypt’s state media and the lack of interest in active political participation. Wael Kandil The legend of the last Minister of Media Al-Shorouk newspaper The status of Egypt’s …
Anwar Ramadan Abd El-Latif, who was shot in the leg during clashes on 2 August, was arrested today after the Ramlet Boulaq Popular Committee held a press conference detailing the hardships the community has been facing since and before.
Egyptian government offers condolences for deceased Ethiopian PM
Last week was quite eventful for our illustrious president. From his visit to China to his presence in the Non- Aligned Movement’s (NAM) summit, Morsy’s political clout has been progressively expanding as he strives to reinvigorate the image of Egypt, the leader of the Arab world. Since his ascent to power, Morsy has confidently taken …
The demonstrations of August 24 did not turn out to be politically significant, especially after major political forces decided to abandon them. The demonstrations were controlled by individuals who possess no experience in mobilizing for collective action and lack credibility within Egyptian political life. However, these demonstrations brought to the scene two valuable lessons, first, …
After President Mohamed Morsy’s two last visits to China and Iran, columnists across Egyptian newspapers analyze his speech at the Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Tehran and the new Chinese grant. Some praised Morsy’s early steps towards a new page of Egyptian international relations, others see that his trips, especially that to Iran, will add to …
The Ministry of Finance announced the Central Bank of Egypt is to issue treasury bills and bonds, amounting to EGP 52 billion during September, state-owned news agency MENA has reported. The government will issue 91 day, 182 day, 273 day and 364 day treasury bills, amounting to EGP three billion, EGP eight billion, EGP 15 …
Chairman of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA), Ashraf El-Sharqawy, approved new regulations for changing stocks’ closing price, suggested by Egypt’s Stock Exchange (ESE) board of directors, in order to stem closing price manipulations that delay trading operations. The new regulations stipulate that in order to change a stocks’ closing price, the number of shares …
Trial of the controversial media figure postponed to Saturday
Sudanese and East Asian refugees protest, demand resettling outside Egypt
Local residents deny claims that Ali Abu Hussein is targeting only Christians
Despite reports of retreat, operation launches latest activity
Morsy speech at NAM mistranslated to avoid reference to Syria fighting
Opponents accuse Brotherhood of being an illegal group and not having proper licenses
Pharmaceutical companies expect the pharmaceutics conflict to be resolved in their favor
Minister of Finance pushed to restructure SCCT, establish new customs tariffs
A small group of protesters rally in front of the Iranian Embassy against Iranian backing of Al-Assad’s regime.
Maybe El-Brince shares my appreciation of this strange looking, pea-brained, fast running mega bird. Our long-necked, feathered friend is revered for its ability to plunge its head in the sand to avoid seeing what should remain hidden from plain view. And given what purportedly went on is this villa the poor animal must have spent most of its time faced down.
I learned to play the Rango out of love and a dedication to these instruments, the tanboura, the simsemeya and the Rango, which go together as the violin and the cello do in the Western tradition,” Bergamon explained. “There used to be many who had mastered the instrument, but the last of them died last year.
The ‘strongman’, explains Salah, is a phenomenon which has traditionally increased with the decline of central authority and who are often ‘enlightened despots’ who protect the inhabitants of their area and gain legitimacy through them whether by consent or otherwise.
Ted Ted tells the story of a teddy bear who comes to life when his young owner, John Bennet, wishes on a star. The walking, talking bear becomes famous for a while, making TV appearances and the like. Mark Wahlberg plays the adult Bennet who is still loyal to his by now bitterly disappointed, pot-smoking, …
As Morsy nearly finalises his three-day journey to China and heads towards a supposedly short, yet very unique, trip to Tehran, opinion writers in almost all Egyptian newspapers dissect the main reasons, repercussions and expected outcomes of the President’s two important visits. Some writers have refuted arguments that Egypt has the potential to swiftly follow …
Following corruption charges, former presidential candidate placed on watch and travel ban lists
The controversial media figure intends to run for presidency, form a new political party
How likely is Morsy’s Quartet initiative to solve the Syrian crisis?
Plans for more security and police development proposed in a ministry meeting
MOF finalising the economic platform necessary for obtaining the $4.8b IMF loan
HCSW holding a meeting, discussing developing its subsidiary companies