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Latest in Day: July 23, 2012


A New Arab World: local, regional and international transformations

Essam Al-Eryan, a leading Muslim Brotherhood figure who also heads the Committee of Foreign Relations in the post-revolution parliament wrote on his twitter account: “Democracy, free elections, and peaceful transition of power, will change the map of the region and end Sykes Picot. The Arab citizen has become the decision maker, and Islam is the …


January vs. July

The January 25th revolutionaries believe in their heart of hearts that their revolution came to end the July 23rd revolution


Ramadan TV series trumps politics

While political debate in Egypt had at one point taken on a sense of political tele-drama it has still somehow been eclipsed by television’s entertainment dramas


In Pictures: Mourners in Omar Suleiman’s funeral

A number of politicians, state officials and public figures attended the funeral of Omar Suleiman, the former vice president and spy-chief of Egypt, which was held at Al Nozha Mosque yesterday – 22 July. (Photos By Mohamed Omar)

Ziad Akl

Military Trials and Morsi’s Amnesty

Ever since Morsi’s victory in the presidential election, calls have been escalating for a presidential intervention in to cases where civilians have been detained in military prisons and tried before military courts. Regardless of the motives; whether a response to political pressure or genuine compassion for the cause, Morsi has promised to put the issue …


In Pictures: Hamdeen Sabahy visits Abdul Nasser’s grave

On the 60th anniversary of the Egyptian revolution of  July 23rd – 1952, arrived Hamdeen Sabahy to the grave of Gamal Abdul Nasser, in a Commemoration of his history and achievements. Hamdeen was surrounded by many of his supporters, who chanted for him and called him the true successor of Abdul Nasser. He also received an honorary shield from the …

Radio and TV Building "Maspero" Building

Government to raise TV fees

With the current economic circumstances facing the government’s various sectors, the issue of revenue once again rises to the fore.


National Bank of Egypt to finance tourist projects

By Walid Abdelazim An official at the National Bank of Egypt (NBE) stated that the bank is currently conducting studies into providing an additional EGP 300million for tourist projects in Marsa Alam and Taba. The official said that the NBE recently provided EGP 1million to the two cities, mostly for hotels to upgrade their insurance …

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