IDF spokesman: the militants killed were in the “advanced and final stages of launching an attack on the Eilat-Egyptian border.”
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Giza governor had implemented the mandates issued by President Morsy to form a committee responsible for surveying damage resulting from clashes in Dahshur
By Mohamed Fawzy Employees in the Ministry of State for Administrative Development (MSAD) organised a demonstration at the Ministry’s headquarters the day before yesterday to protest against their Ministry being overlooked in the new cabinet. Officials within the MSAD indicated that a meeting had been set between Dr Ashraf Abdel Wahab, the acting head of …
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
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
Theoretically speaking, we could argue that the one month President Mohamed Morsy has spent in office is not enough to judge his performance as Egypt’s first leader after the revolution. However, practically speaking, it seems enough. Given a few facts regarding Morsy’s attainment of the presidency, we can understand feelings of anger among the electorate, …
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
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
Saudi Ambassador says pardons will go ahead but not in numbers claimed
Many Egyptians now doubt the new cabinet will match expectations for a reformist government capable of addressing the pressing
Morsy’s office is denying reports that he sent Israeli President Shimon Peres a letter hoping to put the Middle East Peace Process back to “its right track.”
The new cabinet is largely comprised of technocrats and bureaucrats with a sprinkling of Islamist politicians
The logic behind President Morsy’s flagship waste disposal plans are questioned by Zabaleen and industry experts
Egypt’s most prominent writers reflect their opinions on major issues facing Egypt
Committee recommends centralisation of tourism sector and long-term loans to aid ailing market
Ladies and Gentlemen, congratulations: you are living in a mirage state
By Alya Essam Driving out of Cairo’s neighbourhood of Dokki last weekend, I saw a group of youthful girls and boys dressed up in yellow phosphoric coloured vests and latex gloves. A group was holding brooms, and the other was simply collecting piles of waste in the nearest green-coloured garbage bins. I mumbled and recalled …
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Regardless of the exact role the ministry is to play; the current role it maintains is negative and should be structurally adjusted.
Over a weekend of meetings the Egyptian President and Hamas Prime Minister agree on lifting Rafah restrictions
Egyptian commentators continued to explore the national hygiene campaign initiated by President Morsy last weekend. Several opinion writers have attacked the move claiming it is never the role of Egyptian taxpayers to collect waste from streets. Other columnists have called upon Egyptians and political powers to allow a chance for the new government to prove …