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  • The Egyptian Interior Ministry said Sunday that gunmen killed an Egyptian intelligence officer and a policeman on a road outside Cairo in a late-night firefight   The armed men fled the scene after shooting dead Captain Ashraf Badeer el-Qazaz of the intelligence service and a police conscript, the ministry said in a statement. The two men were on security patrol late on Saturday on a
  • The Egyptian militant group Ajnad Misr claimed responsibility on Saturday for a blast that killed one police officer in Cairo.   The bomb exploded in Cairos Lebanon Square on Friday night, killing the officer and wounding another. Ajnad Misr, or Soldiers of Egypt, said in a statement on an Islamist website that its militants had monitored a police checkpoint in the square before
  • Leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi officially submitted his bid on Saturday to run for Egypts presidency, making him the second candidate for next months election alongside former army-chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who is widely expected to win.   The election is due to start on May 26-27. Sabahi, who heads a political alliance called the Popular Current, was a member of parliament during
  • Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the independence veteran in power for 15 years, won re-election on Friday with more than 80 percent of a vote opponents dismissed as fraud to keep an ailing leader in power.   Bouteflika had cast his vote sitting in a wheelchair on Thursday in what was a rare public appearance since suffering a stroke last year that raised questions about stability
  • Qatar's bourse continued to outperform the region on Thursday but failed to break through major technical resistance. Ahli United Bank lifted Bahrains stock market on news it might be sold or merge.   The Doha bourse closed up 0.8 percent at 12,551 points, retreating from an intra-day peak of 12,679 points, the highest level since September 2005. It faces chart resistance at 12,637 points,
  • Egypt's bourse continued a leg up which started on Monday, adding 0.7 percent, largely on the back of two stocks. Shares in investment firm Pioneers Holding jumped 9.9 percent as the company prepared to publish its quarterly earnings, which are due between April 16 and 23 according to Thomson Reuters data. Earlier this month, the company posted a 37 percent increase in net profit for last
  • An Egyptian court has ordered 120 of former president Mohamed Morsi with jail 3 years, accusing the Brotherhood of imprisonment of three years and acquitted six others, after they were arrested a the area of ​​Dokki, during the clashes that took place on the anniversary of the celebration of 6 October last
  • The Egyptian military spokesman Ahmed Ali said Wednesday that the explosions heard this afternoon surroundings Giza Governorate came as a result of some of aircrafts which penetrated the turnpike sound during the implementation of training activity for the Air Force. "Through his official social networking site "Facebook", Ali added that "the military confirms that there is no reason to worry or
  • The Egyptian Criminal Court has ordered to release pro-Brotherhood leader of Wasat party Abul-Ela Madi in the case of incitement to kill demonstrators on bail 10 thousand
  • Ahram OnlineThe Constitution Party has announced its official support for the presidential campaign of Nasserist politician Hamdeen Sabahi.The liberal party's leader, Hala Shukrallah, made the announcement at a press conference attended by Sabahi on Wednesday morning.Shukrallah had previously stated the party would support the candidate whose programme most closely matched the goals of the
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The Egyptian Interior Ministry said Sunday that gunmen killed an Egyptian intelligence officer and a policeman on a road outside Cairo in a late-night firefight   The armed men fled the scene after shooting dead Captain Ashraf Badeer el-Qazaz of the intelligence service and a police

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Daily News EgyptCanadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is set to embark on a two-day trip to Cairo that “will signal Canada’s willingness to support Egypt during this important transition”.Baird will be in Cairo on 17 and 18 April, after which he will make another two-day

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Ahram OnlineThe Egyptian Al-Azhar's Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb has received an invitation from Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to give a speech on peace and violence at the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony, taking place in Brazil in July.El-Tayeb was handed the invitation on Tuesday by Brazil's

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the independence veteran in power for 15 years, won re-election on Friday with more than 80 percent of a vote opponents dismissed as fraud to keep an ailing leader in power.   Bouteflika had cast his vote sitting in a wheelchair on Thursday in what

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Qatar's bourse continued to outperform the region on Thursday but failed to break through major technical resistance. Ahli United Bank lifted Bahrains stock market on news it might be sold or merge.   The Doha bourse closed up 0.8 percent at 12,551 points, retreating from an intra-day peak

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Daily MailEgypt's tourism revenues have dropped a massive 43 per cent so far this year due to ongoing unrest keeping holidaymakers away.The troubled country confirmed that tourism revenues had almost halved for the first three months of this year - traditionally when travellers flock to its beaches

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Biz Community16-24 March 2014 saw the third edition of the Luxor African Film Festival take place in Luxor, Egypt.All the winners:Long Narratives    The Grand Nile Prize for Best Long Narrative Film (US$4,000 and The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun): The Pardon (Imbabazi) by Joel Karekezi (Rwanda).    The Jury Prize for Best Long Narrative Film (US$3,000 and The Silver

Many opponents of the Muslim Brotherhood thought Mohamed Morsi had brought the army under his control once and for all when, during his year-long presidency, he appointed a deeply religious general as defence minister. But not only did the president trigger his own demise in doing so, it also emboldened General Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to emerge from the shadows as a “national saviour”

Political groups have given mixed reactions to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) giving Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi the green light to run for the presidency.  Some groups like the Egyptian Social Democratic Party (SDP), the Socialist Popular Alliance Party and the Salafist Nour Party declined to endorse any candidate while the Free Egyptians Party and Tamarod welcomed

Mohammed Al-Telbani, owner of one of Gazas biggest food factories, is the sort of businessman plucky enough to thrive despite an Israeli blockade of the Palestinian coastal enclave, but even he says he is finally running out of answers.   With a new military-backed government in Egypt shutting smuggling tunnels that had kept Gaza alive, he now worries for the first time that the siege will