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In an interview with the Egyptian daily publication, Al-Masry Al-Youm, H.E Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, the UAE State Minister and head of the UAE/Egypt Liaison Office discusses the UAE’s strong ties with Egypt, Egypt’s economic...
A delegation from Russia’s trade and industry ministry has begun a four-day visit to Egypt to select the location of a planned Russian industrial zone in Suez, Egypt’s Foreign Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour...
Rights advocates have recounted further alleged cases of detainees torture, with violations amounting to denial of medication.   Several allegations of prison torture have been reported since the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi in 2013...
Several trade unions are lobbying to bring down a law enacted in March which regulates appointment standards, payments, retirements and promotions for civilian workers at government agencies.   Workers have expressed their anger at the Finance...
Egypt's market closed in the red zone for a second session in a row, as the benchmark EGX30 index on Monday fell 1.46 percent, recording 7,887.87 points and a turnover of LE410 million, the Egyptian Exchange data showed.   Meanwhile, the...
Egypt ranks fourth among countries most sued by investors, according to data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).   The data, released in a report on state-investors' disputes by the UNCTAD in February,...
The Egyptian Exchange will launch a new equal weighted index (EWI) EGX50 next Sunday August 2, 2015, according to a press release issued by the EGX on Sunday.   The Indices Committee said that the EGX50 index would be a better measure of market...
The World Health Organization (WHO) will be celebrating for the first time the World Hepatitis Day on July 28, 2015 in Egypt under the slogan "Prevent hepatitis B and C," the African Press Organization (APO) reported.   About 1.45...
Egypt's market closed in the red zone on Sunday, as the benchmark EGX30 index on declined 1.02 percent, recording 8,004.83 points and a turnover of LE380 million, the Egyptian Exchange data showed.   The small and mid-cap EGX70 index inched...
The number of incoming tourists to Egypt in May 2015 reached 894,600, compared to 768,200 in May 2014, indicating a 16.5 percent increase in the number of tourists over a the period of a year, a report by the Central Auditing Organization said on...

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....