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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.
President and armed forces vow swift justice for culprits
IDF spokesman: the militants killed were in the “advanced and final stages of launching an attack on the Eilat-Egyptian border.”
Giza governor had implemented the mandates issued by President Morsy to form a committee responsible for surveying damage resulting from clashes in Dahshur
By Moustafa Salah and Wafaa Abdel Bari Judicial sources within the Illicit Gains Authority have said that a schedule is to be put together soon to end the problem of embezzlement of Egyptian funds. The authority plans on addressing the problem in co-operation with the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and European Union countries to which money …
Prime Minister Dr Hesham Qandil has requested a daily report on the status of the nation’s electrical grid, in addition to estimates of consumption and production data. In its report to the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) said that of 218 power stations, 8 are currently suffer operational problems due to …
Reports say the Libyan delegation is here for an extended visit to Cairo set to last several days.
Part two of a series that examines the composition of the Qandil cabinet with a close look at allegiances and alliances within.
El-Erian explained that Morsy’s 100-day plan should only be appraised starting now
Anonymous gunmen attack security checkpoint at Sheik Zuwaid, killing 18 Egyptian soldiers.
The newly appointed Khaled Al-Azhary is meeting with business and workers to resolve the ongoing industrial dispute
Egypt has been plunged into darkness fairly often in past weeks, with some areas having regular power cuts every three or four hours.
Doctors unable to treat patients at public hospitals for fear of safety
“This cabinet is unjust for Copts” said Bishop Pachomious
In addition to the five Muslim Brotherhood ministers, the cabinet also includes two members who are not members of the group but could be seen as their allies
Second biggest party in the now-dissolved parliament boycotts Qandil’s cabinet
Some individuals are abducted and released within hours while others remain abducted for months
The party is proceeding with legal action following fires at two buildings in Cairo and Giza
Foreign Ministry has officially requested the release of Egypt’s last prisoner in Guantanamo Bay military prison
The clashes between Copts and Muslims began after an argument arising between a Coptic clothes-presser burned the shirt of his Muslim customer
Liberal former member of parliament Mohamed Abu Hamed speaks with DNE
Violent clashes broke out at the Fairmont Nile City Towers in the Boulaq area near downtown Cairo today. The interior and emergency doors to the towers were sealed off until Central Security forces arrived to disperse the crowd. In the ensuing violence approximately ten cars were burned, as well as several motorcycles in the Nile City …
A man from Ramlet Boulaq, a poor district behind the Nile City Towers, was reportedly shot and killed by tourism police and another was injured
Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie urged the Sudanese people to unite in order to face the challenges they are currently facing
Egypt’s Prime Minister Hesham Qandil announced the full list of cabinet members today, bringing an end to speculations regarding who would be part of the first government-elect since the fall of Hosny Mubarak in 2011
The Egyptian Dar Al-Ifta’ has issued a Fatwa saying that it is “religiously unacceptable for any Muslims to publicly display that they are not fasting in Ramadan without an excuse”
The apology was prompted by the controversial cancelling of the performance scheduled for this evening widely understood to be caused by some controversial content