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Investment Minister Ashraf Salman and Trade Minister Tarek Qabil honored Wednesday the 50 most influential women in the Egyptian economy along with the 100 best performing companies in Egypt’s economic industry during 2015.   The grand...
Egypt’s prosecution filed an appeal against a decision to release ousted President Hosni Mubarak’s sons, Alaa and Gamal, and demanded that they serve their full sentence.   According to the Associated Press, a judicial official, who...
Despite the deteriorating economic situation in the country, Egyptian entrepreneurs seem to be gearing up to change current circumstances.    According to a recent Forbes article, young Egyptians are paving the way for new ventures as the...
Mohamed Shaalan, Professor of surgical oncology, was honored by Markus Leitner, the Swiss ambassador to Cairo, and Nabil Nassar, the Chairman of the Swiss Egyptian Business Association, on December 8, for his considerable contribution to...
Captain Mona Shindy was named the Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year last month, a prestigious accolade won by top officials in the Australian Defense Force.    Captain Shindy is the first Arab to be appointed the head of the...
Get ready to experience cinematic chills and eye-catching flicks as the Panorama of the European Film opens its doors to audiences from November 25 to December 5.  The panorama’s 8th edition promises to present movie goers with an...
Egyptian political satirist Bassem Youssef, one of the most widely watched TV personalities in the Arab world, will host this year’s International Emmy Awards in New York City Monday night.   Known as the "Jon Stewart of the Arab...
The Cairo International Film Festival lowered the curtain at the Cairo Opera House Friday night and Egypt Independent reveals film critics’ opinions on the pros and cons of the festival’s 37th edition.   This year,...
The 37th Cairo International Film Festival rolled out the red carpet Wednesday night for its opening ceremony at Cairo Opera House.     CIFF, one of the most prominent film events in the Middle East, runs from November 11 to November 20...
Prominent business tycoon and Al-Masry Al-Youm co-founder Salah Diab and his son were released on bail (LE 50,000 and 10,000 respectively) on Wednesday.   Diab and his son Tawfik, the CEO of PICO International Petroleum, were arrested Sunday...