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Israeli border police killed a man and wounded another when the two tried to cross the Egyptian border into Israel
Three members of the ESDP were arrested yesterday by military police as they participated in a march calling for the release of political prisoners and detainees in military prisons
Salama is seen as a hero of the popular resistance in the Suez and played an important role in the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak
Permanently opening the border crossing and removing the quota, would allow Egypt and Palestine to benefit from a free-trade zone
Egyptian and Saudi delegations both say first meeting was positive after Morsy meets with Saudi officials
Employees believe move is to escape payment of overdue salaries
The battery of rocket interceptors are aimed at responding to an incoming attack and are already in place on the Israeli border with Gaza
The Industrial Development Authority (IDA) is conducting negotiations with the Social Fund for Development to provide EGP 1bn to finance petrochemical projects
By Islam Zayed The French Ambassador to Egypt, Nicolas Galey, and Pierre Marcelli, director of the French Development Agency (FDA)’s office in Cairo, signed an agreement to provide a €50m soft loan to the Egyptian government. The loan will be provided in cooperation with the World Bank, the European Investment Bank, and the German …
Remittances, trade, and investment at the heart of discussion between the two states despite the specter of political friction
Taxation measures are to be lifted off struggling tourism companies as they try to stay afloat within an ailing market
officials and syndicate leaders have called upon workers to negotiate with their employers as strike action is jeopardising investment
Critics have been divided between positively reviewing the talents of the troupe of actors and snidely pointing out that it is a two hour sales pitch disguised as a romantic comedy.
Photography in Egypt is often seen as a means to a commercial end, disregarding the fact the people behind the camera are often artists. This is Egypt, as seen by talented photographers.
Their repertoire has expanded from simple songs of love and nature to accommodate the terrible sorrow experienced by most Nubians, songs of nostalgia and songs that evoke memories of their past lives.
SCAF will dictate all laws in regards to the military in the new constitution
Constituent Assembly committee agreed on articles outlining a democracy based on ‘Shura’ with ‘principles of Shari’a’
The conflict is between institutions filled with former Hosni Mubarak regime loyalists and a new post-uprising empowered president
President Morsy will uphold the Supreme Constitutional Court’s decision to dissolve the People’s Assembly.
I do not understand how those who learned about persecution first hand have no qualms ensuring it will be part of a new Egypt, how geography ranks higher than freedom.
The legal maneuvering between President Morsy and judicial bodies over authority and jurisdiction is just the latest bout of post-regime forces butting up against Mubarak-era institutions
The group known at times for being a government antagonist will take on the role of arbiter for development
The Brotherhood’s supporters have become increasingly more cohesive and aggressive about their position over recent judiciary rulings that have fallen against their favour and civilian opponents alike
The court has reversed its initial postponement and will deliver a verdict next week
After a lot of waiting and speculation, Morsy is expected to announce his prime minister today
Calls for Bedouins’ rights and improving state-security officials’ treatment of Bedouins have been a focus of rights groups
The Administrative Judiciary Court of the State Council postponed a slew of cases which included calls for reversals of the dissolution of the People’s Assembly, a reversal of President Mohamed Morsy’s decision to reinstate it, and new demands for the dissolution of Shura Council and the Constituent Assembly. The court will resume its proceedings on …
Al-Gizawy’s fate could shape mass opinion in regards to the military trials
Mohamed Omran, Chairman of the Egyptian Stock Exchange, issued a decision for rules governing mentoring companies for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The decision included rules for mentoring as well as measures to be taken in the case of violations. The first article of the decision obligated companies wishing to offer mentoring services to …
On the first day of President Mohamed Morsy’s reinstated parliament, hundreds of people crowded the gates as parliamentarians came and went. They were a deeply divided group, with around 200 Morsy supporters camped immediately outside the entrance, while another 40 who opposed the decision stood across the street bitterly looking on. Some politicians drove through …