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Egypt's market jumped as global backdrop improves on Thursday's session, according to Reuters. The benchmark EGX30 index jumped 2.03 percent, to 7,295.96 with a turnover of LE442 million, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. Meanwhile, the...
Russia has given France the green light to sell two Mistral helicopter carriers to Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. France was supposed to deliver the carriers to Russia before both countries terminated the contract last month.  ...
The Belgian and Dutch ambassadors to Egypt concluded a two-day visit to Upper Egyptian community schools on Wednesday, where the World Food Program (WPF) is running a European Union-funded students empowerment program.   “The...
Egypt’s Alexandria National Refining and Petrochemicals Company is planning to rely on technology from UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, to expand its high-octane gasoline production.   “Egypt’s Alexandria National Refining...
The rate of violence and terrorist attacks dropped in the period between August 21-27, an alliance of NGOs detecting violence rates ahead of the parliamentary elections has said.   The mentioned period saw 47 attempts to “commit terrorist...
Egypt's market closed in the red zone on Wednesday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 index went down 0.74 percent, to 7,150.47with a turnover of LE443 million, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. Meanwhile, the small and mid-cap EGX70 index...
Saudi Arabia’s top cleric has slammed an Iranian movie depicting the life of the Prophet Mohamed, thereby reviving a longstanding controversy around Islam’s prohibition of the impersonation of holy figures in artistic performances....
The Finance Ministry has said that the New Suez Canal commemorative coins it issued early last week were well received and announced that a further one million coins would be issued next week.   Customers have purchased 1.5 million coins so far...
Egypt's market closed in the red zone on Tuesday, as the world markets extend losses and China falters again, according to AFP.   The benchmark EGX30 index went down 0.67 percent, to 7,203.86 with a turnover of LE392 million, the Egyptian...
REC, the largest European brand of solar panels and O Capital for Services and Contracting (O Capital), an energy subsidiary of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding (OTMT), signed a cooperation agreement on Tuesday, which is designed to...

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....