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Egypt's market main index EGX30  incurred losses 1.6 percent in a week  recording   9,334.01 points, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. Meanwhile, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 went down 2.8 percent  to 558...
The Egyptian Cabinet issued an appendix to an earlier decree on Wednesday, with regards to the country’s political borders and tightening military control on the border with Libya.   The addition to the November 2014 decree requires...
Egypt is hosting the 15th session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) from 2 to 6 March, where Egypt will take over the presidency from Tanzania for two years, according to a statement from the Environment Ministry...
The head of Egypt’s largest private sector bank has voiced optimism of the future of the country’s economy and investment sector, lauding what he described as the government’s efforts to address chronic economic issues.   The...
The Islamic State jihadist who appeared in videos beheading Western hostages in Syria has been identified as a Kuwaiti-born British citizen, previously known by British security, The Washington Post said in a report on Thursday.   Dubbed by the...
The security forces in Qalyubiya arrested Thursday two men appearing in a violent video circulated on the social media, where they can be seen torturing and stabbing a dog on Al-Ahram Street in Shobra al-Kheima, after tying it to a lamp post....
Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour said that foreign direct investment in Egypt increased by 7.9 percent, from US$3.8 billion in 2013 to $4.1 billion in 2014, and that the government aims to increase it to $15 billion by 2018....
Egypt's market main index EGX30 Thursday decreased 1.43 percent to record 9,334.01points and a total turnover of LE532million,  the Egyptian Exchange data showed . Meanwhile, the EGX70 index and the EGX100 declined by 0.86 percent and...
Hamza Namira's absence from the Egyptian Syndicate for Musical Professions's board meeting on Wednesday, chaired by syndicate head and 'shaaby' singer Mostafa Kamel, triggered resentment among board members who held the meeting to...
The Egyptian Cabinet plans to approve the value added tax (VAT) law before Economic Development Conference (EEDC) In March, according to Industry and Trade Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour.   The law aims to unify tax treatment on all...

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....