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Egypt's foreign reserves up in March for third month in a row

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 23:05
Third consecutive monthly increase for Egypt's NIR, which fell sharply after the 2011 uprising but rose again following Gulf aid

Family feud resumes in southern Egypt, killing 2

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 14:34
ASWAN, Egypt (AP) — Clashes between an Arab clan and a Nubian family resumed Sunday in Egypt's south, killing two people and wounding four, health officials said, leaving the tourist city of Aswan on the edge despite a high-profile government effort to end the bloodshed.

Family feud renews in southern Egypt, killing 1

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 08:56
ASWAN, Egypt (AP) — Clashes between an Arab clan and a Nubian family restarted Sunday in Egypt's south, leaving one person killed and four injured, state TV said, despite high-profile government mediation to end the protracted feud that has now claimed 24 lives.

Egypt resolved its dispute with developer SODIC- minister

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 06:18
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has settled a dispute with property developer SODIC over one of the company's main projects after the firm accepted to pay $129.08 million in instalments over around seven years, the Egyptian investment minister said on Sunday. "The dispute is closed," Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour told reporters about the state's legal dispute with SODIC, one of Egypt's biggest real estate ...

Egypt boosts 'terrorist' punishment

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 04:36
Egypt says it has boosted punishment for 'terrorist' offences, a day after bombings killed a police officer.

egypt.topseos.com Releases April 2014 Listings of Top Web Development Firms in Egypt

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 03:14
egypt.topseos.com releases the best web development agencies in Egypt for April 2014 (PRWeb April 06, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/12/prweb11446807.htm

23 killed in feud between families in south Egypt

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 14:22
LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — A bloody feud in southern Egypt between an Arab clan and a Nubian family killed at least 23 people in two days of fighting, leaving bodies strewn on hospital floors and homes torched in its wake, government officials and witnesses said Saturday.

Egypt court adjourns Morsi murder trial to Sunday

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 13:02
A court in Egypt has adjourned the murder trial of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi until Sunday, when it will hear "decisive" testimony from senior security officials. The case is part of a relentless crackdown against Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood movement since the military ousted him on July 3, ending a turbulent single year in office. Morsi and 14 co-defendants are charged with ...

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Sat, 04/05/2014 - 05:11
Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi was due back in court today over his alleged involvement in the killing of protesters in clashes during his rule. The case is part of a relentless crackdown against Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood since the military ousted him on July 3, ending a turbulent year in office. Morsi and 14 co-defendants...

Egypt president gives Greste family hope

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 05:00
Egypt's interim president 'will spare no effort' to resolve the case of jailed journalist Peter Greste.

Egypt must release three activists jailed under repressive new protest law

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:07
Egypt must overturn the convictions of three government critics jailed for taking part in an “unauthorized” protest and immediately and unconditionally release them. April 4, 2014 Egypt must overturn the convictions of three government critics sentenced to three years in jail for taking part in an “unauthorized” protest and immediately and unconditionally release them, Amnesty International said ...

Egypt Deports Anti-Death Sentences Activist

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:13
Egypt deports activist bearing petition against death sentence for 529

Egypt-Sudan water relations

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 07:11
Historically, Sudan and Egypt together formed the Nile Valley region, as defined by the Nile tributaries from Ethiopia and the equatorial plateau that converge to form the Blue Nile and White Nile respectively, and the convergence of these two major arteries at Khartoum to form the Nile that wends its way northward into Egypt.

Egypt boosts 'terrorist' punishment

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:57
Egypt says it has boosted punishment for 'terrorist' offences, a day after bombings killed a police officer.

Egypt tightens security laws to counter 'terrorism'

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 14:36
Egypt said Thursday it has boosted punishment for "terrorist" offences and expanded the scope of crimes that fall under that category, a day after bombings killed a top police officer. The legal amendments will come in force when interim president Adly Mansour approves the government-penned draft. Egypt has been hit by a string of bombings and shootings targeting the security forces since the ...

Egypt Energy Crisis Worsens as Summer Looms

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:19
Egypt's energy crisis is simmering again. Gaber El-Desouki, chairman of the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company, said that the electric grid had been missing between 3000 and 4000 megawatts (Mw) per day on Monday and Tuesday this week, when the worst blackouts occurred. Over the past two weeks, Egypt's electricity grid had been coming up an average of between 1000 -1 2000 Mw short, he said.

Egypt's cabinet approves use of coal for power generation

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:49
* Egypt has avoided coal use for power generation * Scarce natural gas led government to cut industrial supplies * Coal will be imported at expense of companies: Suez Cement CEO (Adds context, quotes from industry and activists) By Maggie Fick CAIRO, April 2 (Reuters) - Egypt's cabinet on Wednesday approved the use of coal for power generation, a move likely to bring relief to the energy-hungry ...

Egypt's cabinet approves use of coal for power generation

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 11:05
Egypt's cabinet on Wednesday approved the use of coal for power generation after a fierce debate within the government over whether the highly pollutant fuel should be permitted for use by the energy-intensive cement industry. Companies including Lafarge and Suez Cement, which lists Italecementi as its main shareholder, have said the industry is operating at half capacity since the gas cuts ...

Egypt: Bombings Bring Escalation In Campus Wars

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 06:22
Egypt: Bombings bring escalation in campus wars

Egypt covers all dollar backlogs for foreign investor repatriations

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 07:34
Egypt's Central Bank has covered the entire backlog of dollars owed to foreign investors seeking to repatriate funds from the country, it said in a statement on Tuesday. "The Central Bank of Egypt announces the coverage of the remaining foreign investors' backlogs today after previously covering 50 percent of these backlogs on March 13," it said. A repatriation scheme opened in March last year ...