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Telecom Egypt backs dividend, still eyes mobile

Others | 21 June 2010
Telecom Egypt said Sunday that the company will pay a 0.55 Egyptian pound dividend for 2009, after earlier distributing 0.75 pounds, putting on hold any immediate plans to expand in mobile.. More

Egyptian court delays lawyers' appeal

Others | 21 June 2010
CAIRO-An Egyptian Court Sunday delayed until July 4 a ruling on an appeal filed against the jailing of two lawyers accused of assaulting a prosecutor. As the postponement decision was announced, hundreds of angry protesters chanted pro-lawyer slogans... More

3,600-year-old city found in Egypt

Others | 21 June 2010
Austrian archaeologists located a 3,600-year-old underground city in Egypt, believed to part of the ancient city of Avaris, the capital of the Hyksos,the Egypt's Ministry of Culture announced on Sunday... More

Egypt exhumes police torture victim body for second autopsy

Others | 20 June 2010
A chief coroner of Egypt's province of Alexandria ordered Wednesday the body of the young man killed in an alleged police beating in Alexandria last week Khaled Saeed to exhume for a second autopsy.. More

Egypt SODIC to buy 50 pct of Syrian developer

Others | 20 June 2010
The Egyptian bourse said Thursday that Egypt's developer SODIC will buy a 50 percent stake worth $40.5 million in Syrian real estate developer Palmyra, adding to a growing list of Egyptian firms interested in Syria.. More

Study highlights Egypt invisible child workers

Others | 20 June 2010
Thirteen-year-old Rasha thought she was leaving her home in rural Egypt to help out an elderly aunt in the city for the summer and would return in time for the new school year.. More

Mubarak,Abbas discuss efforts

Others | 17 June 2010
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak discussed efforts to lift the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, at a meeting with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas... More

New autopsy ordered for dead Alex blogger

Others | 17 June 2010
IN what marks a new turn in a case that has kept the public busy for days now, Egypt’s Chief Prosecutor on Tuesday ordered the exhumation of a man who was allegedly killed by police in the coastal city of Alexandria so that a new autopsy could be performed.. More

Egypt Mortgage lending may nearly double by 2011

Others | 17 June 2010
A chairman of the Egyptian Mortgage Finance Fund Mostafa El Hayawan said that Egypt’s mortgage lending may increase to 8 billion Egyptian pounds ($1.4 billion) by the end of June next year.. More

Egypt's Islamists’ trial adjourned

Others | 16 June 2010
An Egyptian emergency court Monday postponed until next month the trial of five Islamists accused of money laundering and funding an illegal group... More

Egypt to hold interest rates as core inflation eases

Others | 16 June 2010
The Central Bank of Egypt will probably keep its key interest rate on hold for the sixth straight time, with urban inflation easing and core prices remaining within what economists describe as the bank’s “comfort zone.”.. More

Canada invites Egypt president Mubarak to G8 meeting

Others | 16 June 2010
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper said late Sunday that Canadian government invited Egypt's president Hosni Mubarak to attend the Group of Eight summit it is hosting this month.. More

Amuseum for Akhenaten and Nefertiti

Others | 15 June 2010
IN the heart of el-Minya in Upper Egypt, about 240km south of Cairo, Tel el-Amarna Museum will soon open. It will be the first museum dedicated to monuments connected with Akhenaten and his wife, Nefertiti. However, it won't contain the head of Nefertiti, which was smuggled out of Egypt by a German scientist early last century and which the German authorities refuse to return, despite Egyptian diplomatic efforts... More

Alex prosecution office says examination of crime scene 'unnecessary'

Others | 15 June 2010
CAIRO: Lawyer Mohamed Abdel Aziz from El Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence told Daily News Egypt that the prosecution office refused to examine the crime scene of a man who eyewitnesses allege was beaten to death by two police informants in Alexandria because it was “unnecessary”... More

Egypt ElBaradei meets expats in Britain

Others | 15 June 2010
Ex-chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency and potential presidential candidate for Egypt's upcoming.. More

Tension grows in Emergency Law martyr

Others | 14 June 2010
THE family of a young man, allegedly tortured to death by police in the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria, held congregational prayers for the soul of the deceased, which were attended by hundreds, including tens of activists and relatives... More

Thousands cross Egypt's border with Gaza

Others | 14 June 2010
RAFAH - More than 7,000 Palestinians have crossed Egypt's border with Gaza since it was opened after Israel's attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, an Egyptian official said Saturday... More

Egypt accepts 21 out of 25 human rights recommendations at UN

Others | 14 June 2010
CAIRO: Egypt accepted 21 out of 25 recommendations for human rights reforms made to it by members of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) on Friday as part of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism, when HRC members states’ human rights records are reviewed... More

Activists blame police for Egyptian's death

Others | 13 June 2010
Activists have said they will protest on Sunday outside the Ministry of the Interior in Cairo against the death of a young man in the coastal city of Alexandria allegedly during torture by police, according to organisers... More

Egypt inflation falls to 10.5% in May

Others | 13 June 2010
Egypt's annual urban inflation rate, the most closely watched price indicator, fell to 10.5 percent in May, its lowest level since August and giving the Central Bank of Egypt more latitude to keep key interest rates steady.. More

Egypt ruling NDP wins 80 Shura seats after run-offs

Others | 13 June 2010
The Egyptian Higher Election Commission announced that Egypt's ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) won 80 out of 88 seats contested in the Shura Council mid-term elections.. More