The second week of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi saw some of the most intense and exciting moments of the games.
Prosecution accuses four new defendants of aiding the former president
A picture taken on 18 February 2014 shows the nearly deserted Naama Bay shopping district in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on 18 February 2014. The decline in tourism since the fall of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has hobbled Egypt’s economy. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI
Reuters – EFG Hermes, one of the largest investment banks in the Middle East, is seeking to expand its assets under management in Egypt by 25% this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday. Nabil Moussa, head of asset management for EFG in Egypt, told reporters that of the $3bn in assets the bank manages …
Located in Maadi technological investment zone, new centre will offer Etisalat’s customers technological services
Somouha go top of Group 1 with a win over Raga’a on Matchday 10
Former presidency spokesman’s detention extended 15 days
Swathes of the tent encampment have already been destroyed by fire and flames poured out of the windows of a gutted building on the square.
By Ahmed Shams, PhD Changing weather and long treks “The sun had been shining as if [it was] summertime; it turned hot! We decided to follow Wadi Thabt, Wadi Qasuriya, the Wadi Junction, and Wadi Rimhan instead of Wadi Tarfaa, towards the abandoned building of St. Catherine Natural Protectorate in Rahaba Plain in …
El-Nadeem Centre for Rehabilitation and Torture Victims requests that survivors, “in a state of shock”, receive proper medical treatment.
World Taekwondo Federation offers condolences to the late player’s family and friends
International calls to free imprisoned journalists intensify ahead of trial
The console will go on sale in Japan on 22 February, the last country currently scheduled to handle the device.
Reuters – Egypt’s central bank said on Tuesday it would allocate EGP 10bn ($1.44bn) for low-cost housing projects, one of the demands in protests that led to the ouster of autocratic President Hosni Mubarak in 2011. Better living conditions, an end to official corruption and more democratic rights figured prominently in those protests. About half …
DNE Chairman Mostafa Sakr discusses Egypt’s telecom industry with HansVestberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ericsson Group
Two congressional delegations are visiting Egypt this week
The explosions sent a large plume of smoke over the area and Lebanese television showed scenes of widespread destruction.
The lauded movie deserves the accolades it receives yet sometimes sacrifices the depth of its characters for style
For Egyptian artist Ahmed Abd El Karem, the hoopoe represents an important aspect of the Egyptian culture and heritage
The reality of living somewhere does not relate to what is portrayed in the news when it comes to being home
No immediate details on the cause of the blast
Earlier this week, a bomb attack on an Egyptian tourist bus took place in Sinai, taking the lives of three South Korean tourists, and one Egyptian driver. More were wounded in the attack, which was claimed the following day by the Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis (ABM) group as part of an “economic war” against Egypt’s military-backed …
The zones, spread across 22 governorates, will be outfitted with basic infrastructure by the end of June
Total spending rose to 33.5% of GDP in FY 2013 (up from 30.3% of GDP in FY 2010), as wages and subsidies spending surged (75% of the total), an issue the report said would be difficult to tackle given its political sensitivity.
Agricultural waste must be recycled and reused to produce renewable energy, says FEI Vice Chairman Tarek Tawfik
Reuters – Egypt’s bourse surged to a five-year high after a local newspaper reported that discussions over a new presidential election law would begin on Wednesday, while Dubai’s shares fell in profit-taking after mixed earnings reports. Cairo’s Al-Ahram said an administrative court, under the mandate of the 2014 constitution, would start discussions on the draft …
Presidential decree mandates that the committee cannot publish its findings to the public
Former petroleum minister discusses issue in a meeting with the government
Two Egyptians and two “Mossad officers” are accused of providing information to Israel
Detainees were arrested during an 8 January protest calling for the release of other detained protesters