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Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab said that more than 2,000 leading and giant economic companies and institutions will participate in Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) due to be hosted by Egypt in Sharm El-Sheikh in March, according to...
A columnist has fiercely attacked Lebanese media presenter Lilian Daoud, who had criticized a jail term issued against pro-democracy activists, labelling her as a “rabbi”, and calling on her deportation from Egypt.   “As if...
An Egyptian court listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organization, Egyptian state television said on Saturday.   Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood which the authorities have also declared a terrorist group...
The Cairo Criminal Court sentenced 13 Muslim Brotherhood leaders to life in prison, as well as the execution of four lower-profile members, on Saturday, for inciting violence during clashes outside the group’s headquarters in July 2013....
Egypt's market main index EGX30  incurred losses 5.2 percent  in February, and market capital lost LE15.6 billion ( US$2.04 billion)  to hit LE511.56 billion, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. Meanwhile, the small and mid-cap...
A group of lawyers have defied a gag order by the General Prosecutor concerning investigations into the alleged torture death of a lawyer in police custody.   Karim Hamdy had been arrested and charged with being affiliated with the outlawed...
The National Institute for Oceanography Sciences and Fisheries on Wednesday held a workshop titled “The Ecological Impact of the Suez Canal Development Project” to discuss possible changes in the movement of migrant species between the...
Egypt's market main index EGX30  incurred losses 1.6 percent in a week  recording   9,334.01 points, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. Meanwhile, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 went down 2.8 percent  to 558...
The Egyptian Cabinet issued an appendix to an earlier decree on Wednesday, with regards to the country’s political borders and tightening military control on the border with Libya.   The addition to the November 2014 decree requires...
Egypt is hosting the 15th session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) from 2 to 6 March, where Egypt will take over the presidency from Tanzania for two years, according to a statement from the Environment Ministry...

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....