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State prosecution denied that Al-Imam Mohamed, a lawyer who died while in custody of the Matareya Police Department, was tortured by authorities.   Mohamed was allegedly badly beaten by residents in Matareya who handed him over to the...
Egypt's stock market shares plunged by 4 billion this week, and all indexes were down, Egyptian Exchange data showed. The EGX30 index, the EGX70 index and the EGX70 index all were down this week by 1.75 percent, 0.7 percent and 1.9 percent ...
Egypt's market closed in the green zone on Thursday's session, with the benchmark index EGX30 increasing by 1.18 percent to record 8,731 points at a turnover of 474 million, according to the data from the Egyptian Exchange. The broader EGX70...
In a possible signal of Egyptian society becoming more open, pupils of a private school hired a belly dancer named Ghazal to entertain guests during their party in a five-star hotel that lasted until the early hours of the morning.   A...
Egypt's revenue from the Suez Canal declined by 5 percent in March, reaching US$420 million, compared with $441.9 million in the same month last year, according to Bloomberg.   Suez Canal revenues reached $382 million in February 2015,...
According to the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA), mild spring weather is expected on Friday on the North Coast, Lower Egypt, Cairo, and north Upper Egypt, whereas moderate weather will prevail in south Upper Egypt during the day, and will be...
Transitional Justice Minister Ibrahim Al-Heneidy has announced that the parliamentary elections will not be held until after Ramadan, due to technical and security issues.   Moreover, the final legislative draft is not ready yet, he...
Egypt's Amabassador to Malawi Maher al-Adawy announced that the Egyptian government plans to build two tobacco factories in the country, aiming to support it's economy, which remains highly dependent on the tobacco industry.   The...
Egypt’s Investment Minister Ashraf Salman vowed on Wednesday to fight bureaucracy, which he considers to be a daunting challenge to investment in Egypt.   In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Salman said that the Cabinet is...
Egypt's market recovered during Wednesday's session, with the benchmark index EGX30 increasing by 0.63 percent to record 8,629.49 points, but the turnouver was still low at LE389 million, according to the data from the Egyptian Exchange....

Opinion articles

Downtown Cairo is once again a battlefield, and this time, the military is not just a silent facilitator, but an active participant — beating, dragging, shooting, and assaulting civilians. The latest round of brutality has led us to not only...
On 24 November, we issued the first edition of our new project, Egypt Independent, a weekly, 24-page newspaper that attempts to unpack Egypt’s complex and dynamic political and cultural landscape. It was not long before we were interrupted....