By James M Dorsey and Mushahid Ali As the threat from “Islamic State” (also known as IS or ISIS or by its Arabic acronym of Daesh) continues to grow, US-led coalition forces have intensified their aerial attacks on IS militants and strategic installations in Syria and Iraq, in a concerted effort to destroy and degrade the …
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Lands granted to investors in Upper Egypt cities at fixed prices with facilitated procedures
CEO met with Al-Sisi on Sunday to discuss cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity
The channel was forced to suspend broadcasting for an hour due to the strike over unpaid salaries
We reduced our spending investment by 90% and are studying layoffs, says CEO El-Khawaga
Ibrahim El-Garady can do nothing but wait for news of his missing relatives
Programmes and projects funded by the European Commission are tackled with Deputy Director General, Katerina Mathernova
New law stipulates a prison sentence and a fine up to EGP 50,000 for anyone charged with leaking exam questions
“We want Arab governments to specify 25% quota for women’s businesses,” says UN Regional Director
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Two bank alliances, consisting of 12 banks, compete to grant company EGP 2.4bn
Company intends to pump EGP 2.5bn into building two tourist marinas on east and west coasts of Gulf of Suez
The figures compare to a surplus of $2.2bn during the same period of FY 2013/2014
In 2014, at least 7,000 bazaars were shut down
By Khaled Okasha Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis (ABM) officially announced their allegiance to ISIS and their recognition of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi as the Amir of all Muslims this week, with both groups exchanging support via web pages affiliated with jihadist organisations. Forming an even more serious a concern, ISIS sent ABM a new target map to implement …
Global Telecom planned to sell Telecel to another entity last year, but Econet Wireless Global was unable to complete the deal.
By Mohamed Abel Monsef and Ahmed Salama Three million people visited Tanta, capital of the Gharbia governorate, to participate in celebrations of the Moulid Al-Sayed Al-Badawy, a carnival that celebrates the birthday of a member of the Prophet Mohamed’s family. The celebrations were held from 10-17 October. The annual celebration has served to connect …
Chairman says company is “offering 20% of shares worth EGP 80m to construct first phase of the Salam Industrial Complex”
Saudi Arabia’s STC topped the ranking with its brands worth $4.9bn, while Telecom Egypt and Mobinil ranked ninth and tenth
Helal added that increasing the variety of investment packages could attract 50 times more investors than are currently contributing to the project, in addition to creating a broader class of financially literate investors.
Christian Church is providing free dinner for fasting Muslims each Friday and Saturday during Ramadan
Hotel occupancy decreased around Egypt for the first three days of Ramadan, as families and individuals stay home
Eleven voters in the western province of Herat had their fingers – which were dipped in ink to register their ballot – cut off by insurgents.
Presenting case studies in Africa and Mali, he said providing such universal services is stretching the limited resources these governments have.
The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has reported a series of attacks on villages in the region this month, but the Khor Abeche camp in South Darfur, assaulted on Saturday, was an unusual target.