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Rafah border crossing, which connects the Gaza Strip to the outside world has been shut for 10 days
Ministry releases several “clarification points” on the recent report in a statement
The bad news for America’s worried friends is that new stalemates over budgets and borrowing are looming early next year.
Talks in Geneva take place as the number of Syrian refugees has crossed the two million mark
The country’s largest union confederation called on the Islamists and the secular opposition to agree on a date next week for a “national dialogue” aimed at ending a crisis sparked by the murder of a prominent opposition MP in July.
Zewail City turns down solution sponsored by Minister of Higher Education and offers alternative solution
The Egyptian Irrigation Unit’s resources will be available to the Sudanese authorities until the floods subside
Abul Fotouh’s party calls for political solution, as well as inspection for weapons in pro-Morsi
Slashing energy subsidies is one of the requirements set by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)to secure the proposed $4.8bn loan package.
Human rights groups say gas shortage in the strip has reached an “alarming level”
Ugandan president describes Morsi’s statements about Ethiopia as ‘chauvinistic’
EIPR: The crisis in Sinai has roots that should be treated
Spokesperson of the party said passing the bill will only deepen current crisis
Media reports circulate that Aviation Minister claimed Cairo airport will close runways over summer to save power
Decision made after Egyptian foreign minister went to Somalia for ‘historic trip’
In the early days of the revolution, and since then over the last two years, my gaze has often been focused on the young Egyptian who has repeatedly climbed the lamp-posts of Tahrir Square in order to wave a flag in front of the masses. Because I have bad vision, whenever I go to the …
Roads leading to villages south of the city were blocked by tyre fires ignited by protesters.
Egyptians living abroad headed to polling stations on Wednesday to vote in a popular referendum over the country’s first post revolution constitution. In Egypt meanwhile, controversy over the proposed constitution deepened. Rival mass protests were held nationwide on Tuesday ahead of next Saturday’s vote on the draft document. Tensions have been running high since President …
Ashton calls for inclusive policies
For the past week we have been living in the shadow of civil strife caused by the president’s recent decisions. A state of deep polarisation has been created between all those who associate with Islamic political forces and those who associate with non-religious ones. Morsy’s recent constitutional amendments were not only a surprise to everyone …
For several weeks now, state-run media has been depicting a somewhat rosy outlook on the economy. Government officials are downplaying the gravity of issues; prominent figures such as Hassan Malek spew comforting statements,citing the pending influx of foreign investment and loans from international financial lenders and governments. The IMF loan , which would shore-up the …
Russia’s parliament advances spy legislation targeting civil groups working with foreigners
A new diplomatic crisis between Russia and US predicted
Peace envoy’s meeting with Syrian president leaves behind warnings of a “crisis
As Brahimi prepares to travel to Damascus over the coming days, Morsy has been busy meeting with the Quartet envoys, Brahimi and Britain’s Foreign Secretary
Details of a new bond buying plan by the European Central Bank (ECB) fueled a surge in some Spanish and Italian debts and increased mediated talks between European leaders. German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with the President of the European Union (EU) Herman van Rompuy in Berlin on Tuesday, while French President François Hollande travelled …
A statement by chambers of commerce blames the Egyptian standard specifications
Spain on the verge of seeking a sovereign bailout
The efforts to solve the electricity crisis continue
German figures express concerns that the ECB could be overstepping its mandate