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El-Sisi predicted the number of Egyptian pilgrims to reach 920,000 by the end of Ramadan in light of widespread interested in Umrah trips throughout the holy month.
Amnesty International said last week that Egypt is witnessing a “catastrophic” decline in human rights. Indeed, human rights conditions in Egypt are currently a disaster, but the “catastrophe” Egyptians are witnessing these days is all-encompassing. On Friday, the government announced an increase in fuel prices – a step every government has struggled to take and …
The Daily News Egypt defines what credit cards are, analyses their presence in Egypt and interviews several experts on the matter.
Office of Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto responds to Egyptian op-ed, defends benefits of formalisation in developing economies like Egypt
A study conducted in two villages indicates that most don’t know how to protect themselves against hepatitis C and the adverse health effects of pesticides
An all-Egyptian final brought the Grays Norwegian Open to a climax when Omar Abdel Aziz upset event favourite Omar Abdel Meguid to win the PSA World Tour Challenger 10 event.
In 2007, mid-production of a documentary film of mine called Back in a Coffin discussing the phenomenon of illegal migration from Egypt to Italy on what is tragically called death boats, I learned about real human beings, not just a media exaggeration to sell a story to the public. In a village called Tatoon in …
Young nonprofit seeks to revitalise Egypt’s art scene through cross-cultural exchanges
The pillars of Mubarak’s regime and the aged forces of Egypt’s counterrevolution were preparing to “impress the world” (as goes the rhetoric that is used in privately owned, pro-Mubarak media) by a historic turnout at and unprecedentedly long queues outside polling stations in the first presidential election after Mohamed Morsi was ousted on 3 July. Supporters of …
Earlier this month, Egypt’s cabinet passed a law confronting one of the country’s worst epidemics. The new sexual harassment law both increases fines against offenders and expands actions which are defined as harassment by law. In a country where it has been estimated that 99.3% of women are sexually harassed, the amendments to the Penal …
Al-Tagammu is the most attractive community for real estate buyers in Q1 2014, followed by Al Qatameya reveals propertyfinder.eg.
By Dr Ronald Meinardus After nearly eight years at the helm of the Cairo Office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty (FNF), Germany’s liberal think tank, Dr Ronald Meinardus, who has on and off contributed also to the editorial page of this newspaper, is leaving Egypt shortly. Following is the third and last part …
Sources at the Ministry of Environment say the cabinet has been pressuring Minister Laila Iskander to not attend the session
Valentine’s Day meant different things for Egyptians in Egypt and abroad
A third of all Egyptians view the cabinet’s performance as “good”, and half of all Egyptians believe it is “average”.
At the end of September, 66% of Egyptians felt safe, compared to approximately 27% at the end of August.
66% of Egyptians approve the continuation of the 50% quota on parliament seats for workers and farmers.
Ensuring stability and the availability of living necessities are Egyptians’ priority in the new constitution.
By Philip Whitfield Truth trumps fiction. According to some Muslim Brothers it’s time to dump Morsi and dump on General Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi. Remember this bit of Brotherhood balderdash? “We’re not seeking power. We just want to build this country.”It was mind-boggling mapping Morsi’s mendacious malarkey. Nowadays it’s caliginous charting the Brotherhood’s course. Did you …
Approximately 71% of Egyptians do not sympathize with the demonstrations in support of former president Mohammed Morsi.
The decision comes as part of the Gulf country’s Ramadan pardon
Embassies across the world scene of protests on 30 June
Suppliers push forward their closing sales dates to supermarkets as consumers load up on rice, bread and other essentials
After one year in office, twice as many Egyptians would not re-elect Morsi as those who would
The Egyptian embassy in Damascus says more than 5,000 Egyptians have been evacuated since the onset of the civil war in Syria
Less than one third of Egyptians would vote for Morsy if presidential elections would be held tomorrow
Egyptians’ attitude towards the National Salvation Front doesn’t witness a significant change
Every month, hundreds of immigrants, whether Nigerians, Indonesians or Filipinos, arrive in Cairo seeking employment as cleaners and babysitters. More and more families are hiring foreigners rather than Egyptians as maids despite the higher financial cost. Daily News Egypt explores the burgeoning community of foreign maids in the country and also seeks out the fate of traditional Egyptian housemaids vis-a-vis the new configuration of domestic help within Egypt.
Yemeni tribe abducts two Egyptians to pressure the Yemeni government to meet their demands
Israel has so far released 5 Egyptian inmates, all from the Sinai Peninsula, who confirmed the fact that they were exposed to poor conditions and harsh treatment by Israeli prison officials.
Protesters demanded Egyptian authorities hand over Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam, cousin of slain former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, to Libyan government
Sufi groups, political parties, and revolutionary groups demonstrated in Cairo, Luxor Mansoura and Qena
Prosecutor General’s representative visits Egyptians in Libyan prisons, Coptic representative and Libyan officials.