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9% decline in mobile phone users in April

In April, the number of mobile phone users went down by 9% compared to the same period last year, according to a report by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology issued last week. The report said that the number of mobile phone subscriptions reached 96m in April 2015, while it was at 101.9m subscriptions …

Daily News Egypt

What is the role of Bedouin tribes in Sinai’s insurgency?

By Khaled Okasha On 26 August 2012, at exactly 10:30am, Ibrahim Oweida Abu Youssef was assassinated by an explosive device planted on the route to his house in the town of Khariza in Al-Hasna City, south of Al-Arish according to a statement by Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis group a few days after. The information in the …

Daily News Egypt

Fan opposition to Qatar goes viral

By James M. Dorsey World Cup host Qatar is discovering the reputational risk involved in hosting high-profile mega sporting events. Qatar Airways’ sponsorship of FC Barcelona is producing exactly the kind of publicity that is a corporate sponsor’s worst nightmare, while a Swiss investigation of the Qatari World Cup bid threatens to expose questionable financial …

Daily News Egypt

Yemen: The ravaging of a country

Recent indiscriminate air attacks by Saudi Arabia on civilians in Harez (northwest of Yemen) have resulted in 33 civilian deaths, and left 67 people with serious injuries. Those numbers add up to what is increasingly becoming a national tragedy, as coalition forces continue their attacks on Houthi fighters. Cities on the northern border with Saudi …

Cesar Chelala

2 bombs defused at hotel in Giza

Security forces were notified of suspicious packages outside the hotel, and quickly sent bomb squads to inspect them. The forces cordoned off the area before discovering the IEDs and successfully defusing them

Yousef Saba

National Cardiology Centre opens next week after first phase renovations

The National Cardiology Centre will open next week after the first round of renovations, which took six weeks, Health Ministry spokesperson Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar told Daily News Egypt. Located in Imbabah, the Armed Forces Engineering Authority gave the centre a facelift, with other renovations also made. These included creating a new database for patients, planning surrounding …

Menan Khater

Egypt: Country of remarkable, yet jailed, women

By Semanur Karaman and Sara Katrine Brandt No country in the world is safe for women human rights defenders, yet Egypt is particularly dangerous for women who want to contribute to democracy and assert their presence in the public-political sphere. Here are a few examples of defenders who have been punished, attacked, who have experienced …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt’s power supply gets an encouraging boost

  By Oxford Business Group A $9bn deal inked in Egypt will give a substantial boost to the country’s electricity generation capacity, helping the government address power shortages and support a growing population and economy. On 3 June, German industrial conglomerate Siemens agreed to a deal to supply gas and wind power plants that will …

Daily News Egypt