October 26, 2000
The press freedom watchdog Reporters sans Frontieres (Reporters without Borders - RSF) Thursday protested over the arrest of eight journalists in Erit
Egypt threatened on Thursday to pull the plug on the Qatari-based Jezirah satellite television channel's operations here unless it stopped attacking P
October 25, 2000
Seven Islamists, including six Muslim Brotherhood members, were elected to the Egyptian parliament in the first phase of elections.
Three of Egypt’s most famous singers failed to show up for the recording of the now infamous ‘Al Quds’ opera. Who? Read on.
A presidential decree was issued on 31 October 1999 that effectively doubled tariffs on imported sugar to Egypt. Because of a serious oversupply that caused losses for local traders and producers, the
The British supermarket chain Sainsbury\'s will soon mark the end of its first year in Egypt. In this time it has revolutionized shopping for ordinary Egyptians, and has received an informal fatwa for
October 24, 2000
One man was killed and around 50 other people wounded, including at least eight policemen, in clashes involving supporters of Islamist candidates for
Mustafa Amar is on a role. Aside from a great musical career, with includes a duet with The Gypsy Kings, Amar is about to conquer the Silver Screen.
It took a bit of time, but Kathem El Saher has finally gotten back on Egypt’s good side. How?
October 23, 2000
The United States has said that it is to early to judge whether the current parliamentary elections in Egypt are fair and free.
President Hosni Mubarak is to meet Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Egypt's resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Tuesday and with the emir of Bahrain, S
Those who are attached to the old heritage of Egyptian music are sure to be outraged these days. Blatant daylight robbery is a common occurrence on Egyptian streets now days; an unknown company is ill
Omar Sharif, an Egyptian actor who was able to penetrate worldwide cinema, will return to his homeland in order to star in a politically controversial story.
October 22, 2000
The decisions of the Arab summit in Cairo on Sunday sent a message of anger to Israel over its "atrocities" against the Palestinians.
Three Coptic Christians were injured in the southern Egyptian province of Minya during clashes with Muslims opposed to the construction of a new churc