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Egypt's market gained US$50 million this week, while all indexes were down, Egyptian Exchange data showed. The EGX30 index, the EGX70 index and the EGX70 index all were down this week by 0.06 percent, 0.38 percent and 0.35 percent ...
Egypt's benchmark index EGX30 down 0.11 percent on Thursday's session, reaching 8,888.21points, and a turnover of LE436.2 million, according to the data from the Egyptian Exchange. The broader EGX70 index and EGX100 index rose by 0.75...
The family of the 19-year-old Irish citizen detained in Cairo, Ibrahim Halawa, has staged a protest outside Leinster House on Wednesday to call on Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny to contact the Egyptian authorities and demand Halawa's...
Azza Abdel Moneim, the curator of Mahmoud Saeed Museum in Alexandria, said the museum's director has unjustly referred her to a disciplinary board for interrogation, as a courtesy to the Minister of Culture, with whom she recently had a conflict...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast a growth of 4 percent in Egypt's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2015, compared to 2.2 percent in 2014, which will continue to grow gradually to 4.3 percent in 2016.     ...
The Administrative Court has ruled on the the right for companies established in Sinai, or with assets based in the peninsula, before 2005 to trade their stocks at the Egyptian Exchange without the need for prior permission from the General...
A women rights organization has condemned remarks made by the culture minister to a ministry employee which the latter described as humiliating.   Minister Abdel Wahed al-Nabawy had said that the remarks he made to Azza Abdel Moneim, an...
Egypt's benchmark index EGX30 declined by 0.35 percent on Wednesday's session, reaching 8,896.68 points, and a turnover of LE528.4 million, according to the data from the Egyptian Exchange.   Meanwhile, the broader EGX70 index and...
"El Bernameg", a famous Egyptian satirical TV program presented by Bassem Youssef, has won the silver prize for the best show host at the New York International Television and Film Festival.   The program also received two...
The United Nations has linked the rise in the implementation of capital punishment to a surge in terrorism, noting that the increase in punishment by execution comes in spite of the organization's push to cancel the practice.   In a seminar...

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....