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By Mohamed Fawzy Employees in the Ministry of State for Administrative Development (MSAD) organised a demonstration at the Ministry’s headquarters the day before yesterday to protest against their Ministry being overlooked in the new cabinet. Officials within the MSAD indicated that a meeting had been set between Dr Ashraf Abdel Wahab, the acting head of …
By Ibrahim El-Masry The newly appointed Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade, Hatem Saleh, has said that the Ministry is negotiating with the National Bank of Egypt (NBE) as well as a number of other banks to reach settlements for 1,500 factories that defaulted on their loans in the aftermath of the 25 January Revolution. Saleh …
By Moustafa Salah and Wafaa Abdel Bari Judicial sources within the Illicit Gains Authority have said that a schedule is to be put together soon to end the problem of embezzlement of Egyptian funds. The authority plans on addressing the problem in co-operation with the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and European Union countries to which money …
Prime Minister Dr Hesham Qandil has requested a daily report on the status of the nation’s electrical grid, in addition to estimates of consumption and production data. In its report to the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) said that of 218 power stations, 8 are currently suffer operational problems due to …
Reports say the Libyan delegation is here for an extended visit to Cairo set to last several days.
Additionally, Resala is a good place for you to send your old books and clothes. Among its various activities the organisation is recycling paper, collecting clothes and distributing them to those who need them.
Whether you are feeling adventurous or in sore need of beachside relaxation, be sure that there are options for that traditional Eid trip which will leave you satisfied.
Stepping back and taking a good look at the news, I realised that according to the media, violence has reached unprecedented levels in this country
Among many secular liberalists lies a contradiction when it comes to raising Islam in debates concerning political or civil affairs. For example there is the common complaint that preachers have become very harsh or that Islamists are supposedly negating the tolerant and merciful side of Islam, but simultaneously they claim that Islam should remain more …
Part two of a series that examines the composition of the Qandil cabinet with a close look at allegiances and alliances within.
El-Erian explained that Morsy’s 100-day plan should only be appraised starting now
Anonymous gunmen attack security checkpoint at Sheik Zuwaid, killing 18 Egyptian soldiers.
Hidden crisis as countries across the region struggle to deal with effects of uprising
The newly appointed Khaled Al-Azhary is meeting with business and workers to resolve the ongoing industrial dispute
Egypt has been plunged into darkness fairly often in past weeks, with some areas having regular power cuts every three or four hours.
Doctors unable to treat patients at public hospitals for fear of safety
“This cabinet is unjust for Copts” said Bishop Pachomious
Theoretically speaking, we could argue that the one month President Mohamed Morsy has spent in office is not enough to judge his performance as Egypt’s first leader after the revolution. However, practically speaking, it seems enough. Given a few facts regarding Morsy’s attainment of the presidency, we can understand feelings of anger among the electorate, …
Ramadan offers a whole new challenge to cooking Egyptian food. The breaking of the fast, Iftar, is the main menu of the day and consists of an array of dishes. Traditionally the meal starts with juice, to prepare the stomach for the feast that is to come, and a savoury soup. Appetisers are up next, followed by a main course and a sweet dessert completes the meal.
Iftars are meant to be shared and inviting your close friends and family for a home-cooked dinner-cum-breakfast can be daunting. But not to worry; during the month we will be giving you suggestions for full menus with a complete recipe for one of the dishes.
By Inaam El-Adawi Dealers in spare automobile parts have been assured that that their trade will not diminish as car companies launch their 2013 models, even if the market is stagnating. Desouky Sayed Desouky, Spare Parts Division Director at Cairo Chamber of Commerce (CCC), said that new parts will only begin to impact the market …
The final touches on launching the Virtual License for new cellular network providers to enter the market
he banks compete with one another to create better metrics to assess customer satisfaction in order to provide better services
Director of sales for BMW Egypt, announced its 2013 model line, which included the addition of the X1 model
By WaleedAbd El-Azeem This year Ramadan coincided with academic preparations for the new semester, as students apply for private universities and schools. Banks are trying to seize the opportunity by offering financing solutions for tuition. The United Bank is at the top if the list of banks offering education loans, with an upper limit of …
By Nasser Youssef The Housing and Development Bank (HDB) plans on building a moderately-priced, middle-class housing project in Helwan over 27 acres recently acquired from the government. An official at the bank stated that the project comprises of 2000 residential units to be completed within the coming two to three years. The estimated cost of …
By Nasser Youssef The government’s expansion of high interest bonds and treasury bills led to a decrease in financing for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), the support of which the state claimed to be the primary goal of the post revolution government. The state resorted to the banking system in order to close the …
In addition to the five Muslim Brotherhood ministers, the cabinet also includes two members who are not members of the group but could be seen as their allies
Second biggest party in the now-dissolved parliament boycotts Qandil’s cabinet
The party is proceeding with legal action following fires at two buildings in Cairo and Giza
Foreign Ministry has officially requested the release of Egypt’s last prisoner in Guantanamo Bay military prison