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The Student Union of Ain Shams University’s Faculty of Engineering issued a statement entitled “A Colleague of Ours in the Morgue” condemning the killing of Islam Attito, a student in his fourth year.    The union...
Egypt's market main index EGX30 jumped 8.25 percent in this week, after the government had put on hold a new tax on capital gains from stock market operations for two years on Monday. Meanwhile, the EGX70 index and the EGX100 surged 9.3...
Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour said the World Bank has agreed to a grant of $5 million to provide technical support for the Industrial Development Authority, the Investment Authority and the Egyptian Initiative to Reform the...
Economic recovery cannot act alone as a safeguard towards political stability, a Middle East expert has said, as Egypt puts the attraction of foreign investments and reforms to expenditure among its top priority for stability.   “...
A committee responsible for the removal of WWII-time landmines from Egypt’s western deserts and coasts is celebrating development achievements at the area.   The Executive Secretariat for the Demining and Development of the North West...
Egypt's market closed in the green zone on Thursday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 Index increased 1.83 percent reaching 8,988.03 points, and a turnover of LE757 million, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. Meanwhile, the small and mid-cap...
The number of mobile phone subscribers in Egypt rose on a monthly basis by 0.43 percent to 95.66 million in February, according to a National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) report issued on Thursday.   But the number of mobile...
Egypt has signed an agreement with the Chinese CAWA to export Egyptian citrus to the Chinese market, according to a statement from the Trade and Industry Ministry.   Mohsen al-Beltagy, head of the Horticultural Exports Improvement...
The Egyptian Housing Ministry is expected to finalize the contracts of two of the memoranda of understanding (MOU) signed during the Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) with Egypt’s Mountain View and Saudi Arabia’s Sisaban...
BG Group is negotiating a pipeline to transfer natural gas from Israeli fields to Egypt according to UK subsea industry website. The field’s operator Noble Energy and its partners had signed a letter of intent with BG that could involve the...

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....