07 Dec 2013
Former Presidential hopeful Khaled Ali sat down with Egypt Independent and expressed his views about the current political situation, namely the constitution, the protest law and reconciliation with the Muslim Brotherhood.
10 Nov 2013
Munir Al-Zahid, CEO of Banque du Caire, has argued that the government should offer Arab and foreign investors an "appropriate investment atmosphere" in Egypt.
Al-Zahid said that the government ought to set about creating...
10 Nov 2013
The 19th annual Euromoney conference will be held on 11 November in cooperation with Al-Masry Al-Youm. One of the biggest and most important economic conferences held in Cairo, the event will be attended by a wide range of economic...
08 Nov 2013
The contract between Comedian Bassem Youssef and private Satellite network CBC is still in force, according to a source at CBC.
Youssef's extremely popular political satire show, al-Bernameg, was pulled off airwaves after just...
10 Oct 2013
At the end of April, Tamarod called for protests and its call spread quickly among people. On 23 June, you gave a seven-day grace period for ending the crisis. Why did you give a grace period and how did you predict the protests on 30 June...
13 Aug 2013
Egypt Independent sits down with US political consultant Maurice Bonamigo.
Egypt Independent: How do you see the scene in Egypt after the 30 June revolution?
Maurice Bonamigo: Let me begin by saying that Egypt is now living an historic and...
16 Jul 2013
"The daughter of Israel's enemy has become the president of the Jewish community in Egypt." So said Yedioth Ahronoth, describing Magda Shehata Haroun, the daugher of a famous Egyptian-Jewish lawyer. She succeeded Carmen...
24 Apr 2013
The most noticeable thing about Assiut city’s Abu Bakr al-Sideeq Mosque isn’t the building itself, which stands almost camouflaged among several identically painted apartment blocks, but the signs surrounding it. Along its iron...
20 Mar 2013
In commemoration of the 10-year anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq, Egypt Independent spoke to American historian Rashid Khalidi on the effects of the war on Iraqi and regional politics, American foreign policy and the prospects of...
22 Jan 2013
As farmers took to the streets as part of the mobilization against the draft constitution, Mohamed Abdel Qader, chief of the Farmers Syndicate established in April 2011, announced that he was joining the oppositional National Salvation...