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  • 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
  • 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 ambassador in Cairo, Marco
  • ReutersThe Egyptian Ex-finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali was released following his arrest in Paris on an international warrant over corruption charges from his time in Hosni Mubarak's government, a judicial source said on Wednesday.French police released Boutros Ghali hours after he was arrested at the request of Interpol on arriving in Paris from London on Monday, the source said.The
  • Egypt SISThe Egyptian Finance Minister Hani Qadri said on Tuesday that the government works on rebuilding confidence in the Egyptian economy through the creation of institutional infrastructure that soundly manage the country's economy.Qadri added, in a meeting with International Monetary Fund IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, that a new round of talks with the IMF would be scheduled after
  • ReutersThe Egyptian pound weakened at a central bank dollar sale but held steady on the black market on Wednesday, after hitting a six-month low last week.The central bank said it sold dollars at a cut-off price of 6.9750 pounds, weaker than the rate of 6.9702 pounds at its last sale on Monday.Dollar shortages have been fuelling a thriving black market. A trader on the parallel market said the
  • BernamaA Russian rocket 'Soyuz-U' with Egyptian telecommunications satellite 'Egypt-sat' is due to be launched from the 31st launching pad of spaceport Baikonur on Wednesday, Russia's Itar-Tass news agency reported, quoting a source in Russian space agency, Roscosmos, as saying."The launch is scheduled at 8.20 pm Moscow time (4.20pm GMT) on Wednesday, the satellite is due to separate from the
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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

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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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Israel described as "unacceptable" on Monday remarks by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry suggesting cautious openness to negotiating a nuclear deal that would keep Iran six to 12 months away from bomb-making capability.   "In the past, and also recently, what we heard from the Americans,

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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

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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