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Limited cabinet reshuffle imminent: PM

Limited cabinet reshuffle imminent: PM

Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi  (AFP Photo)

Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi
(AFP Photo)

The post of defence minister may become vacant if Defence Minister Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi runs for presidency, according to Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi.

The prime minister said that a cabinet reshuffle is set to …

Minister of Finance prepares for new constitution’s implementation

Minister of Finance prepares for new constitution’s implementation

Finance Minister Ahmed Galal  (AFP Photo) (AFP PHOTO  ERIC PIERMONT)

Finance Minister Ahmed Galal
(AFP PHOTO ERIC PIERMONT)

In line with government’s preparations for implementing the new constitution, Minister of Finance Ahmed Galal issued a Ministerial Decree on Friday to form a committee to review the financial regulations and economic …

EU ministers discuss post-referendum Egypt

EU ministers discuss post-referendum Egypt

Egyptians celebrate in Tahrir square after a new constitution was approved on January 18, 2014 in the capital Cairo. The new constitution was approved by 98.1 percent, the elections chief said, in what the government declared a popular endorsement of the army's overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.   (AFP PHOTO MAHMOUD KHALED)

Egyptians celebrate in Tahrir square after a new constitution was approved on January 18, 2014 in the capital Cairo.
(AFP PHOTO MAHMOUD KHALED)

Foreign ministers of the European Union gathered in Brussels on Monday to discuss a variety of issues …

Egypt’s markets see unexpected drop

Egypt’s markets see unexpected drop

Dealers are seen at the Egyptian stock exchange market in Cairo. Only seven stocks rose, 156 fell and nine remained unchanged Photo by Mohamed Omar

Stock market indices recorded an unexpected drop on Sunday, the first day after the passing of the new draft constitution, and after having hit a three-year high on 14 January, the first day of draft’s referendum.
(DNE File Photo)

Stock …

Referendum results elicit vastly different reactions in Egypt

Referendum results elicit vastly different reactions in Egypt

Polling station officials count ballots in the Egyptian capital Cairo on January 15, 2014 at the end of the second day of voting in a referendum on a new constitution. Voting proceeded smoothly in a referendum on a new Egyptian constitution after clashes killed nine people on day one, with turnout seen as key to a likely presidential bid by the army chief.  (AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

Polling station officials count ballots in Cairo on January 15, 2014 at the end of the second day of voting in a referendum on a new constitution.
(AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

Saturday’s passing of the 2014 constitution evoked a …