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UNESCO’s General Conference chairman Ping Hao made a tour on Thursday at a number of touristic landmarks in Cairo and Giza, voicing gladness for making the visit which he said was a dream since his youth.   Hao made a tour at the pyramids...
Egypt's market main index inched  down 0.21 percent  on Thursday's session recording 9,843.10 points and a turnover of LE592 million, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. while,  both of the broader EGX70 index and  the...
Egypt has managed to retrieve and claim title to 274 illegally smuggled artifacts from Spain and France, the Antiquities Ministry has declared.   On its Facebook page on Thursday, the ministry’s statement quoted Minister Mamdouh al-...
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX)  management decided to consent the amendments approved by the indices committee during the semi-annual periodic review of the indices to be applied by the first of February. The periodic review provided on a number...
The Technical University of Munich awarded the Egyptian scientist Ahmed Hanafy Ramadan prize of the best doctoral dissertation on modeling and design of single-molecule devices.   Born in Cairo, Ramadan received his Bachelor's of Science in...
The United Nations has expressed concern over the recent standoff between Israel and Lebanese militia Hezbollah after a missile strike claimed by Hezbollah killed two Israeli soldiers who were part of a military convoy in the occupied Shebaa Farms...
A UN spokesman has said a UN peacekeeper stationed in southern Lebanon was killed an Israeli shelling of Lebanese villages of Majidiyeh, Abbasiyeh and Kfar Chouba, close to Shebaa, Lebanese officials told France 24.   Spanish...
In the late evening hours on Sunday, which marked the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising, four friends left their home in the rundown district of Matariya for lunch, and on their way, they heard about violent clashes taking place between Muslim...
Egypt's market main index declined  0.83 percent  on Wednesday's session recording 9,863.73 points and a turnover of LE827 million, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. Meanwhile, the broader EGX70 index and  the EGX100...
Egypt has announced an urgent plan for reviving the Egyptian cotton,  the Minister of Agriculture, Adel al-Beltagi said in a statement . First of all, cotton prices have been determined at EGP1,400/kantar and 1,250/kantar for North and Upper...

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....