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Egyptian shares ended sideways with the EGX30 index inching up 0.15percent  to reach 8,703.32 points . Meanwhile, the EGX70 and the EGX100 also closed up 0.46 percent and 0.56 percent respectively. "Sales of foreign institutions which...
An Egyptian researcher has won the second place US$600 prize for research she conducted on smart applications used for agricultural purposes.   In its second session, Arab Forum for Scientific Research and Sustainable Development, held in...
The Egyptian government has printed the new tax forms, Which includes for the first time new data to be provided concerning the 5 percent tax on income equal to more than LE1 million which is a temporary one effective from 2015 to 2017. The form...
A leading labor activist entered on Sunday his second day on hunger strike in protest over his superiors’ crackdown on striking colleagues at the Egyptian Iron and Steel Company, according to the Center for Trade Unions and Workers Services....
Egyptian shares ended on a strong positive note for the second consecutive session following the Arab markets rebound, dealers said. The EGX30 Index soared 3.46 percent to record 8,690.43 points. Meanwhile, the EGX70 and the EGX100 also closed on a...
Egypt’s military said it killed 14 militants in Sinai raids during the periood 18-20 December as the Armed Forces continue its operatios against extremist groups in the restive peninsula.   The armed extremists were killed in an...
The Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) approved Kellogg’s revised bid to acquire Bisco Misr at EGP86.36/share, 2.008% over Abraaj’s bid price of EGP84.66. The EFSA has also extended the expiry of all offers on the company...
Amer Group has signed a deal with a Saudi entertainment and shopping malls giant Othaim Markets for the establishment of a major children entertainment area in its Porto Cairo Mall.   Haytham Abdel Azim and Fahd al-Othaim represented both sides...
US Time magazine has attributed the ongoing clashes over Libya’s Ras Lanuf and Sidra oil ports to fears by battling Libyan Islamist militias that Egypt will reinforce the Tubruq-based Libyan government. The fighting led to the closure of the...
Finance Minister Hany Qadry Dimian considers Fitch Ratings' decision to upgrade its evaluation of the Egyptian economy as an important positive step to boost investor confidence. The minister said that the move supports recent efforts by the...

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....