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Appeal by Egyptians, convicted of espionage in Qatar, in October

Others | 22 August 2010
CAIRO- Egypt is closely following an appeal by two Egyptians who were sentenced to life imprisonment on espionage charges by Qatar earlier this year, an Egyptian Foreign Ministry official said on Saturday , adding that the appeal would be heard in October... More

Campaigns for Egypt opposition, regime supporters on the rise

Others | 22 August 2010
Collecting signatures for petitions and distributing leaflets have recently become trademarks of street politics in Egypt among both regime supporters and opposition, said Egypt's paper almasri alyoum .. More

Rights group calls for resignation of electricity minister

Others | 22 August 2010
CAIRO: The Egyptian Center for Human Rights (ECHR) has called for the resignation of the Minister of Electricity and Energy Hassan Younis, citing the excessive power cuts that have plighted Egypt since the beginning of Ramadan... More

Ramadan bags in return for the poor votes in elections

Others | 19 August 2010
Cairo – Ramadan bags - food supply bags for the needy - lost their real humanitarian aim and turned to be just tools used by the political powers specially those of religious trends in order to achieve their electional targets under the name of supporting the poor during the holy fasting month of Ramadan... More

New cancer hospital planned

Others | 19 August 2010
CAIRO - Egypt's First Lady Suzanne Mubarak decided to launch a national subscription campaign to built an advanced cancer hospital in the 6th of October Governorate to replace the diaplating Cairo Tumours Institute... More

Lawyer sues three ministers

Others | 19 August 2010
CAIRO - A Cairo-based lawyer has filed a law suit against the Ministers of Finance, Agriculture and Trade and Industry accusing them of being the main cause of a crucial wheat shortage that created new worries about food sufficiency in the country... More

Ahly of Egypt complain against JS Kabylie

Others | 18 August 2010
Al-Ahly are preparing to lodge a complaint against JS Kabylie with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) due to what happened during their match against Kabylie in Algeria in the African Champions League (ACL) on Sunday night, the local media reported on Tuesday... More

Egypt earmarks $1.3b for wheat imports

Others | 18 August 2010
CAIRO--Egypt's main wheat buyer has said it wants to buy 55,000 to 60,000 tonnes of wheat on a free-on-board basis (FOB) from the US, Canada, Germany and Australia. The General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) said grain shipments should be delivered from September 16 to September 30... More

Secularist quits Al Wafd over Brotherhood

Others | 18 August 2010
CAIRO--A leading Coptic secularist has quit Al Wafd, Egypt's oldest liberal party, in protest at the chief of the party's visit to the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, a banned-but-influential opposition power... More

Wafd to run for Egypt's presidency

Others | 17 August 2010
CAIRO-- Chief of Al Wafd, Egypt's oldest liberal party, has said that his party will field a candidate in Egypt's presidential elections due next year. .. More

Egypt universities fail to appear on Chinese ranking system

Others | 17 August 2010
Harvard University has topped the Chinese list of university rankings for the eighth consecutive year. No Egyptian or Middle Eastern universities featured on the list.. More

Ahly of Egypt beaten in Algeria

Others | 17 August 2010
ALGIERS--Egypt's Al Ahly were beaten 1-0 by JS Kabylieof Algeria in their African Champions League Group B clash in Tizi-Ouzou on Sunday night... More

Brotherhood chief slams TV show

Others | 16 August 2010
CAIRO--Chief of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's banned-yet-influential opposition power, has lashed out at el-Gamaa "The Group", a serial being shown on several TV stations in Egypt and the Arab world... More

Campaigns for Egypt opposition, regime supporters on the rise

Others | 16 August 2010
Collecting signatures for petitions and distributing leaflets have recently become trademarks of street politics in Egypt among both regime supporters and opposition, said Egypt's paper almasri alyoum .. More

Egypt NDP calls for abolishment of petroleum subsidy

Others | 16 August 2010
The energy committee of Egypt's National Democratic Party has called for the abolition of the subsidies on petroleum products over the next five years.. More

Ghali :soon pensioners cashing electronically

Others | 15 August 2010
Egyptian Minister of Finance Youssef Boutros Ghali said Friday that 1.5 million pensioners will very soon be cashing their monthly payments electronically... More

Egyptians ready for Youth Olympics

Others | 15 August 2010
SINGAPORE - When Jihan El Midany leads the Egyptian delegation into Saturday's opening ceremony of the inaugural Youth Olympics, it will be a historic moment for her country... More

Cairo pushes 'peace' talks with Israel

Others | 15 August 2010
Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak has held separate meetings with head of Palestinian Authority (PA) and Jordan's King to push for "progress" in the Israeli-Palestinian talks... More

State using wanted Bedouins to search for rocket suspects, claims Sinai source

Others | 12 August 2010
CAIRO: The state is using Bedouins tried in absentia and wanted by the courts to track the assailants behind recent rocket attacks on Jordan and Israel, a source in Sinai told Daily News Egypt... More

Editor denies rumors about sale of El-Dostor newspaper

Others | 12 August 2010
CAIRO: The recent news about a purchase deal of daily independent El-Dostor newspaper is nothing but a rumor, editor-in-chief Ibrahim Eissa told Daily News Egypt Tuesday... More

Egypt and US unite to protect Afghan wheat, as Egyptians fear wheat crisis at home

Others | 12 August 2010
CAIRO: Afghanistan’s entire wheat crop may be at risk of devastation from a wheat rust disease called Ug-99, which originated in Uganda in 1999, said Egyptian and US officials at a press conference held Tuesday at the Ministry of Agriculture... More