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Minister of Communications and Information Technology Atef Helmy said on Monday that Egypt aims to boost its electronics industry from LE14 billion to around LE70 billion by 2020.   "Egypt's aim is to reach growth rates of 12...
Prosecutors on Thursday admitted 61 detainees of the Haram police station to a special Central Security quarantine in 6th of October City after they reportedly contracted a contagious disease. Authorities also ordered a health committee to sterilize...
After 100 days in office, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi still enjoys wide public support, according to a new poll conducted by Baseera center.   The poll intends to measure the period known in politics as the “honeymoon phase...
The government has announced that no changes will be made to the protest law, despite its local and international controversy.   "The law on demonstrations has received the consensus of people, and there is no intention to discuss it,...
The media center of the Ministry of Interior denied news circulated by a number of websites on Thursday about a contract between the Ministry of the Interior and a company to monitor Internet activities and social networking websites in Egypt....
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi could see protests by his opponents and supporters when he marks his first attendance at the United Nations General Assembly's 69th session during the period of 21-25 September. The Free Egyptians Party said its...
The family of Muslim Brotherhood figure Salah Sultan has called on authorities to release their son, who was transferred to the intensive care unit of Tora Prison hospital for the second time within 48 hours due to his bad health condition for being...
The stock market has reduced part of its losses on Thursday, the last trading session of the week, as foreign and Arab investors started to buy after they were selling at the beginning of the session in order to gain profit.   According to the...
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to break off a unity agreement with Hamas if the Islamist movement does not allow the government to operate properly in the Gaza Strip.   "We won't accept a partnership with (Hamas)...
The Egyptian Stock Exchange made Tuesday its highest gains since mid-July 2008 backed by the progress of the indicators of confidence in the Egyptian economy and market.   Trading volume exceeded LE1 billion Tuesday although Arab investors...

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....