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  • Algerian team came to Cairo to win AFCON title: Djamel Belmadi

    Algerian team came to Cairo to win AFCON title: Djamel Belmadi

    In 2010, Belmadi was appointed as the head coach of Qatar Stars League’s Lekhwiya. In his first season with the club, he led them to the 2010/11 Qatar Stars League title, for the first time in the club's history. The post Algerian team came to Cair…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jul 19, 4:00am -
  • Egypt, Uzbekistan study establishing pharmaceutical plant

    Egypt, Uzbekistan study establishing pharmaceutical plant

    El-Damarawy said that Egyptian-Uzbek businesspeople has agreed to benefit from the Egyptian pharmaceutical expertise to manufacture various drugs that Uzbekistan currently import. The post Egypt, Uzbekistan study establishing pharmaceutical plant app…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jul 19, 3:40am -
  • Living Yards obtains ministerial approval for The Loft development

    Living Yards obtains ministerial approval for The Loft development

    Project’s investments reach EGP 2.5bn, says commercial sector head The post Living Yards obtains ministerial approval for The Loft development appeared first on Daily News Egypt.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jul 19, 3:20am -
  • Nexign, Giza Systems agree to accelerate African telcos’ digital transformation

    Nexign, Giza Systems agree to accelerate African telcos’ digital transformation

    Covering East and North Africa, Giza Systems will resell Nexign products and provide professional services, such as implementation and support, as well as core systems-integration services. The post Nexign, Giza Systems agree to accelerate African te…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jul 19, 3:00am -
  • Belgium’s Port of Antwerp to develop bunkering activity in Egypt

    Belgium’s Port of Antwerp to develop bunkering activity in Egypt

    It comes during a new round of the EU-Egypt Energy Dialogue held on Tuesday evening. The post Belgium’s Port of Antwerp to develop bunkering activity in Egypt appeared first on Daily News Egypt.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jul 19, 2:40am -
  • Oil prices slightly regain ground, Brent reaches $64.93 per barrel

    Oil prices slightly regain ground, Brent reaches $64.93 per barrel

    Price recovery backed by supply tightening, future disruptions due to Gulf tensions, says IHS MarkitThe post Oil prices slightly regain ground, Brent reaches $64.93 per barrel appeared first on Daily News Egypt.This is a content summary only. Visi…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jul 19, 2:20am -
  • NBE’s mortgage finance portfolio exceeds EGP 7bn end-June

    NBE’s mortgage finance portfolio exceeds EGP 7bn end-June

    CBE’s initiative beneficiaries reach 68,000 this June, up from 38,000 in June 2018, says OkashaThe post NBE’s mortgage finance portfolio exceeds EGP 7bn end-June appeared first on Daily News Egypt.This is a content summary only. Visit Daily Ne…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jul 19, 2:00am -
  • Egyptians brace for rising prices due to fuel subsidy cuts

    Egyptians brace for rising prices due to fuel subsidy cuts

    Egyptians are bracing for higher prices despite recent declines in food prices as fuel prices increase throughout the country The post Egyptians brace for rising prices due to fuel subsidy cuts appeared first on Daily News Egypt.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 8:24pm -
  • Air-to-air missile seized in Italy was sold 25 years ago: Qatar

    Air-to-air missile seized in Italy was sold 25 years ago: Qatar

    The Italian police reported that an air-to-air missile belonging to the Qatari armed forces was found during raids on neo-Nazi sympathisers in a statement on Monday. The post Air-to-air missile seized in Italy was sold 25 years ago: Qatar appeared fi…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 7:04pm -
  • US House condemns Trump’s “racist tweet” against four congresswomen

    US House condemns Trump’s “racist tweet” against four congresswomen

    They strongly condemned Trump for his racist comments that have legitimised fear and hatred of New Americans and people of colour, Reuters reported. The post US House condemns Trump’s “racist tweet” against four congresswomen appeared first on…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 7:01pm -

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    • Repression Unbound - Egypt Under Sisi

      Repression Unbound - Egypt Under Sisi

      In March this year, Middle East Minister Tobias Ellwood suggested that Egypt was taking "steps towards a stronger democracy" and that British/Egyptian relations were "in a very positive place". The first claim is absurd in the context of mass repre…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Kuwait: 8 Egyptian Dissidents Unlawfully Returned

      Kuwait: 8 Egyptian Dissidents Unlawfully Returned

      Expand Kuwait’s Interior Ministry released a video statement on July 12 alleging the eight Egyptians were sought for criminal offenses in Egypt. Video originally published on Kuw…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt: Renewed Detention of Scholar’s Daughter Unlawful

      Egypt: Renewed Detention of Scholar’s Daughter Unlawful

      (Beirut) – Egyptian authorities should release Ola al-Qaradawi, the daughter of a well-known Islamic scholar, who was rearrested on July 4, Human Rights Watch said today. A prosecutor charged al-Qaradawi, 58, for membership and support of a terrori…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • The Working Group on Egypt’s Letter to Secretary of State Pompeo
      June 20, 2019 The Honorable Michael R. PompeoSecretary of StateU.S. Department of State2201 C Street NWWashington, DC 20500 Dear Secretary Pompeo,We write to ask you to express concern publicly and privately about the abysmal conditi…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt: Independently Investigate Morsy’s Death

      Egypt: Independently Investigate Morsy’s Death

      Expand On April 23, 2016, ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, sits inside a defendants cage in a makeshift courtroom at the national police academy, in an eastern suburb of Ca…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt: Threats to Human Rights Watch Staff

      Egypt: Threats to Human Rights Watch Staff

      Expand Remnants of a demolished home. © 2014 Private (Beirut) – On May 28, 2019, Human Rights Watch released a report, “‘If You Are Afraid for Your Lives, L…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt: Serious Abuses, War Crimes in North Sinai

      Egypt: Serious Abuses, War Crimes in North Sinai

      May 28, 2019Video Egypt: War Crimes in North Sinai  Human Rights Watch’s two-year investigation documented crimes including mass arbitra…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Why Did You Leave Sinai?

      Why Did You Leave Sinai?

       By a Middle East and North Africa Staff Member* When asked why he left Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, “Odeh” could only laugh, then pause. He struggles to answer any question that reminds him of his former life. Then, he told me the story of how,…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • If You Are Afraid for Your Lives, Leave Sinai!

      If You Are Afraid for Your Lives, Leave Sinai!

       Summary“Should we carry weapons and work with the militants, or work with the army, or [accept to] live like victims?”—Sinai resident flogged by ISIS-affiliate militants and later punished by the army, Rafah City, late 2015.Since 2011,…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt: War Crimes in North Sinai
      (Beirut, May 28, 2019) – Egyptian military and police forces in the Sinai Peninsula are committing serious and widespread abuses against civilians, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Some of these abuses, part of an ongoing campaig…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

    IRIN: Egypt

    • Three charts on US funding cuts for Palestinian refugees
      The UN agency for Palestinian refugees needs to find about $350 million a year if the United States pulls all its funding, as threatened. With social services at risk for 5.4 million Palestinian refugees living in the occupied territories and the wid…
      - 3 Sep 18, 11:36am -
    • Destination Europe: Evacuation

      Destination Europe: Evacuation

      As the EU sets new policies and makes deals with African nations to deter hundreds of thousands of migrants from seeking new lives on the continent, what does it mean for those following dreams northwards and the countries they transit through? From…
      - 26 Jun 18, 5:44am -
    • A LinkedIn to combat rights abuse?
      In 2016, a 12-year-old boy was reportedly detained and tortured in Giwa barracks in northeastern Nigeria. He ended up nearly paralysed. “We wanted to cite the officers in charge,” said lawyer Chino Edmund Obiagwu. “But we weren’t able to get…
      - 29 Mar 18, 10:58am -
    • Sinai slaughter, Manus refugee “coercion”, and “unthinkable” Rohingya returns: The Cheat Sheet
      Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe: What next for Manus refugees? Authorities in Papua New Guinea have forcibly r…
      - 24 Nov 17, 11:47am -
    • The Eritrean children who cross borders and deserts alone

      The Eritrean children who cross borders and deserts alone

      Yobieli is 12 years old. He sits on a small leather stool and fumbles with his hands, interlocking his fingers and pulling them apart. There’s a dark shadow of soft peach fuzz on his upper lip, and his cheeks are childishly smooth. But, his eyes lo…
      - 27 Jul 17, 5:06am -
    • Egypt boat disaster shines light on new migration trend

      - 10 Oct 16, 4:47am -
    • For Eritreans, Egypt is the new route to Europe
      Like much of Cairo, the sprawling low-income neighbourhood of Ard el-Lewa comes alive in the evening, once the sun has gone down.On warm summer nights, children chase cats along streets too narrow for cars. Tuk-tuks weave between the shisha smokers…
      - 6 Jun 16, 12:27pm -
    • Pay now to protect 1 billion people from coastal floods
      As sea levels rise, so will the costs of dealing with it, Christian Aid reminds us in a report released today.“Spending money now on reducing the risk of disasters will save money and lives later,” said report author Dr Alison Doig in a statem…
      - 16 May 16, 9:52am -
    • Off the cliff
      New UN data shows the catastrophic effects of the Syrian conflict in terms of migration since 1950. Maps and Graphics UN data shows the emptying of Syria in one simple line Ben Parker IRIN LONDON Europe Germany M…
      - 31 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
    • Secrecy in Sinai - an unknown human toll
      Ever since Islamic State-affiliated militants tried to take the town of Sheikh Zuwayed in North Sinai last week, the Egyptian media has talked of little else. “What mistakes were made?” “Where did they get their weapons from?” and “What can…
      - 9 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
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    • 'Bent' pyramid: Egypt opens ancient oddity for tourism
      Pharoah Sneferu’s structure marks key step in Egyptian architecture, as builders had to change the angle when it started to crack Egypt has opened to visitors the “bent” pyramid built for the pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-metre structure south of Cair…
      - 5 days ago, 13 Jul 19, 10:42pm -
    • New cities in the sand: inside Egypt’s dream to conquer the desert
      Four decades ago Egypt embarked on the most ambitious new cities building programme in the world. Their boom shows no sign of stoppingDo you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your experiencesSeen from space, Egypt is a vast dusty land with a…
      - 9 days ago, 10 Jul 19, 8:00am -
    • Egypt asks Interpol to trace Tutankhamun relic auctioned in UK
      Cairo calls on international police agency to find head sold to unknown buyer for £4.7mEgypt is planning to sue over the sale at Christie’s auction house in London of a 3,000-year-old Tutankhamun sculpture that may have been looted from a Luxor te…
      - 10 days ago, 9 Jul 19, 6:52am -
    • Bust of Tutankhamun sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egypt protests
      The ‘rare and beautiful’ 3,000-year-old sculpture goes under the hammer in defiance of claims it was stolen A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamun has sold at auction in London for more than £4.7m despite Egyptian demands for its retur…
      - 14 days ago, 4 Jul 19, 10:54pm -
    • The Guardian Weekly is 100: 9/11 to the election of Trump – part 3
      Our weekly print news magazine is celebrating its centenary. Here’s how it covered big events of the past two decades including 9/11, the Arab Spring and Trump’s victory The Weekly is completed in London on a Tuesday morning, printed in various g…
      - 15 days ago, 4 Jul 19, 4:00am -
    • Egypt urges Christie's to delay statue sale
      Egypt’s ambassador to UK fears statue of Tutankhamun was looted from Luxor templeEgypt is renewing its demands that the London auction house Christie’s delay a controversial sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, fearing it was looted from a Luxor temp…
      - 16 days ago, 3 Jul 19, 11:57am -
    • Arab world turns its back on religion – and its ire on the US
      Survey of 25,000 people in Middle East and North Africa also shows 52% of 18- to 29-year-olds are thinking about migratingThe Arab world is turning its back on religion and on US relations, according to the largest public opinion survey ever carried…
      - 25 days ago, 24 Jun 19, 12:00am -
    • Giulio Regeni's parents demand Italy recall Cairo ambassador
      Family of researcher say Egypt is impeding investigation into Regeni’s deathThe family of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral student who was murdered in Egypt in 2016, are demanding that Rome withdraw its ambassador to Cairo for a second time in r…
      - 29 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 9:40am -
    • Migrants stranded at sea for three weeks now risk deportation, aid groups warn
      Group of 75 people survive prolonged ordeal but could now be made to leave TunisiaA group of migrants who spent nearly three weeks trapped onboard a merchant ship in torrid conditions face possible deportation to their home countries after they were…
      - 30 days ago, 19 Jun 19, 9:11am -
    • The Guardian view on Morsi’s death in Egypt: shocking because foreseen | Editorial
      The former president played his part in destroying the hopes of the revolution. But his treatment speaks volumes about the regime which ousted himReal-life events can bear a remarkable symbolic power. The advent of Egypt’s first and only democratic…
      - 31 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 1:33pm -

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