News

News

14:14
Minister of Local Development Adel Labib on Friday decided to operate a solar power plant to produce enough light for 400 houses in New Valley.  He said the plant was built there seven years ago but not operated....
14:04
Sunny weather over Alexandria, 12 January 2013.
Meteorological experts expected mild weather all day on Saturday, cool in the evening and cold at night. They also expected low clouds in the north and east of the country, accompanied by rainfall on the northern coast...
13:43
Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood supporters on Friday morning threw Molotov cocktails at a traffic checkpoint on Faisal street in Giza. A security source said the incident did not result in any injuries and that Central...
13:17
Minister of Communications Atef Helmy said he was not completely satisfied with the Internet services. “We must improve the service,” he told CBC.  He said that when he assumed office it was only two...
12:48
A student named Peter Nessim died on Thursday in Ahmed Bahgat secondary school in Haram while jumping over the fence with two other students to skip classes after he fell on an iron rod.   The Giza Education...

Video

On 6 April, security forces clashed with hundreds of protesters, most of them from the April 6...

Top stories

A wave of bad weather in Alexandria, accompanied by strong winds and a rise in the level of the waves, led to the closure of Alexandria Strait, stopping the movement of maritime ports of Alexandria and Daqahlia, 5 October 2013.
The Red Sea Ports Authority decided to close the port of Hurghada due to bad...
Syndicate content

News features

When President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi came to office in June, he declared that...
Syndicate content

News interviews

Sherif Khaled, managing director of Falcon security company, says he has...
Syndicate content

In photos

Egypt Independent has obtained exclusive photos of deposed President Mohamed...
Syndicate content

Media features

This piece was written for Egypt Independent's final weekly print edition,...
Syndicate content

Local press review

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy shout slogans against him and members of the Muslim Brotherhood during a demonstration in Tahrir square in Cairo June 30, 2013.
Egypt’s people and its army launched a new chapter in the country's...
Syndicate content