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Latest in Egypt
The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, visited Cairo for the day Saturday to congratulate President Mohamed Morsy on his recent election victory. It was the first time the Emir had visited Egypt since Morsy took office. After they met with Egyptian officials, the Emir and his delegation attended an iftar hosted by …
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced that the primary annual inflation rates in Egypt declined by 6.34 percent last July, compared to 7.04 percent last June. In a statement last Thursday, CBE announced that the monthly inflation rate increased to 0.58 percent last July, compared to 0.28 percent the preceding month. The inflation indicator …
Spokesman for Egypt’s Constitutional Assembly, Wahid Abdel-Maguid, has announced the assembly will conclude the drafting of articles in September and will then have the drafting committee vote on them. He also told Shorouk newspaper that the constitution would then be adopted in the event of a consensus or voted on if contentious issues arise. He …
The last article in the Hesham Qandil’s cabinet-examining series, by Ahmed Aboul Enein
A new report recommending the release of more military detainees to be presented to Morsy on Sunday
Government closes Rafah border, Military equipment moved to Sinai, following last week’s attack
Hesham Qandil is the first official to discuss the electricity crisis in public, says Egy-News
The Egyptian Shura Council appointed editors to prominent state newspapers on Wednesday
Shots were heard outside the presidential palace in the Heliopolis neighborhood of Cairo on Wednesday night at 10.30pm.
Khaled Salah accusing Freedom and Justice party of inciting protesters against Media practitioners
a Canadian student arrested in Sinai on suspicion of involvement in an ambush that killed 16 soldiers.
The fact that a quarter of ministers in Prime Minister Hesham Qandil’s cabinet remain in posts they held in his predecessor Kamal El-Ganzouri’s cabinet is only the tip of the iceberg
Head of intelligence service widely criticised for remarks to Turkish news agency
The president sacks key security and government officials
The raids followed further attacks on security checkpoints on Tuesday night, this time near Al-Arish.
Over the last month emergency rooms and intensive care units (ICUs) have been subject to a series of violent attacks
Gamal Eid, the executive director of the Arab Network for Human Rights Information speaks with DNE
Al-Sawah was detained in Guantanamo in early 2002, and accused of being affiliated with Al-Qaeda
After losing in the runoff stage of Egypt’s June presidential elections, Shafiq flew to Abu-Dhabi with members of his family
The No Military Trials movement has decided to begin a campaign to address this issue.
Security forces would pave the way for Dahshur Christians to return to their homes “within hour”
Hamas calls move “collective punishment,” as Brotherhood suggests Israeli involvement
The committee is not done discussing the judicial branch and said it would ensure the independence of the judiciary
The deceased soldiers were given a military funeral in Al-Rashdan Mosque in Nasr City
Prominent former candidates question terms of Peace Accords
In a crowded funeral, midday Tuesday, Egyptians honored the security men who were killed in a deadly attack on Sunday night in Sinai.
Over a quarter of Qandil’s ministers have served under his predecessor
The body of nuclear scientist and former Cairo University lecturer Dr Wadie Wahba Girguis was found near the metro station in the Al-Wayli district of Cairo. Girguis had been missing from his home for five days before he was found. The Al-Wayli district prosecutor Moustafa Taya ruled out foul play in the scientist’s death and …
The killing of 16 Egyptian soldiers near the Rafah border raises questions
The Supreme Council of Armed Forces announces the details of the Rafah deadly attack, vowing to avenge the killing of 16 Egyptian soldiers near Rafah.