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Egypt is preparing a package of incentives aimed at creating a sophisticated auto industry during the coming period through attracting many international auto companies to establish new investments in the Egyptian market, Minister of Trade and...
The benchmark index EGX30 fell 7.1 percent during October 2014, recording 9,115.63 points from 9,811.40 at September's end, stock market data showed.     The small and mid-cap index EGX70 also fell 4.3 percent to 609.9 points...
The Ministry of Agriculture called on the companies of subsidized nitrogenous fertilizers on Wednesday to supply cooperative societies and Agricultural Credit Bank for Development without shortage during the current agricultural year,...
Grundfos Egypt and the Ministry of Irrigation recently discussed cooperation opportunities during a meeting between Denmark's ambassador Pernille Dahler Kardel, Minister of Irrigation Mohamed Al-Moghazy and Grundfos Egypt chief Ehab Eshak....
The Egyptian stock exchange achieved a remarkable turnover in Thursday's session at LE1,058 million backed by institutions’ strong buying appetite that recorded a net flow of LE204.69 million, out of which LE148.55 million belong to...
Nineteen human rights organizations have highlighted a “dramatic deterioration” in human rights in Egypt over the past four years in a joint report to the United Nations Human Rights Council last March.   The UNHRC conducts a...
Egypt on Thursday banned a pressure group that has pushed for the reinstatement of President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, who was overthrown by the army last year. Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb issued a decree dissolving the National...
Egypt has slipped one place in the press freedom index (http://rsf.org/index2014/en-index2014.php) due to increasing harrassment against  journalists since the ouster of president Mohamed Morsi in 3 July 2013.  ...
The United States has expressed concerns over a jail sentence issued against 23 Egyptian activists over charges of breaking protest laws, urging the government to reconsider the restrictive regulation.   The Cairo Criminal Court on Sunday...
Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) announced that the final decision regarding the tax appeal submitted by the company to the tax appeal committee is postponed to be issued on November 4.   The company has submitted a further appeal after...

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....