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Sunday's papers: Plague of locusts, plague of brutality

The most widespread news in today’s newspapers is related to protesters being run down in Mansoura and Port Said, as...

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Maximum and minimum wage law lacks details, faces obstacles in implementation

Early this month, two Nour Party members of the upper house of parliament, the Shura Council, presented a bill that...

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Sunday's papers: Electoral boycotts and Easter conflicts

The most common topic in this morning’s newspapers is that Egypt's parliamentary elections, previously schedule to begin on 27 April,...

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In reconciling with regime figures, officials opt for quick cash over formal trials

For months now, officials have been engaging in large-scale reconciliation efforts with members of the former regime accused of corruption,...

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Samsung leads smartphone market

South Korean electronics giant Samsung has cornered 50 percent of the smart phone market, an increase of more than 30 percent...

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Thursday’s papers: Protest legislation makes waves as politicians focus on Cabinet shakeup

Thursday’s papers follow the saga of a controversial draft law restricting protests. Although the government says the legislation is slated...

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Microsoft announces new development initiatives in Egypt, Africa

The Microsoft Corporation announced a series of new programs aimed at helping unemployed youth, young women entrepreneurs and small and...

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Faced with Microsoft's cost, government looks to open-source software

As the government struggles to make ends meet, figures both in and outside the government are saying the country could...

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Curfew, unrest is bad news for Canal cities’ business

Businesses remained open on Monday night in Suez, Ismailia, and Port Said, in defiance of curfew from 9 pm to...

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Monday's papers: Clashes continue, and a Black Bloc emerges

“Violence sweeps Suez Canal, Cairo and Alexandria” headlines on the front page of state-owned Al-Akhbar newspaper read.  Two people were...

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As Egypt's economy suffers, Gulf money moves into banking sector

As Egypt's banking sector struggles under the weight of a credit crunch, Arab banks are seeing the crisis as an...

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In promised dialogue on tax laws, serious discord

A government-sponsored dialogue on Egypt’s controversial tax law changes turned into an airing of grievances by political party leaders, industry...

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Desperate times, desperate measures: Central Bank tries to halt run on dollars

Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) leaders introduced a series of measures to stop banks and individuals from buying dollars in...

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Is the Central Bank’s independence on the line?

The Central Bank of Egypt has been making headlines recently, not least of which due to the dire state of...

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