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Egypt: Consumer Protection And The Court's Authority To Assess Criminal Evidence (Legal Alert 146) - Andersen- Maher Milad Iskander & Co

The Consumer Protection Law of 2018 definitively eliminated the capability of sellers to rely on the principal that 'goods do not need to be returned or replaced' after imposing penalties...
Tags: News, Egypt, Andersen Maher Milad Iskander


Egypt’s crackdown on human rights workers

Ten years since the Arab spring rocked Egypt and removed its president, the country is still detaining human rights workers and locking up political prisoners. Karim Ennarah, a human rights worker for the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, was at a beach resort in South Sinai when he was arrested and accused of joining a terrorist group and ‘spreading false news’. He tells Anushka Asthana his arrest was only the beginning of his separation from his British wifeThis episode was first aired ...
Tags: World news, Australia news, Egypt, Anushka Asthana, South Sinai, Karim Ennarah, Focus Continue


Most major Gulf bourses in red; Egypt outperforms | Reuters

Most major Gulf bourses in red; Egypt outperforms | Reuters Dubai’s main share index eased 0.1%, hit by a 0.4% fall in Emirates NBD and a 2.2% slide in budget airliner Air Arabia.The Dubai Airshow, this year’s biggest aerospace trade show and a spectacle for business deals worth billions of dollars, will be held under capacity restrictions in November due to the coronavirus pandemic, its organiser said.In Abu Dhabi, the index dropped 0.5%, weighed down by a 1.2% fall in the largest lender Firs...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, MPC, Gulf, Reuters, Emirates NBD, Dubai Airshow, Qatar Islamic Bank, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Air Arabia, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Commercial International Bank Egypt, Reuters Dubai


‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at 25: An Oral History of Disney’s Darkest Animated Classic

In the mid-1990s, the possibilities were endless for Walt Disney Feature Animation. After the studio hit creative highs with Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King, Disney was powerful enough to take risks that were impossible a decade earlier. An adaptation of an iconic Victor Hugo novel was such a risk. 25 years later, The Hunchback of Notre Dame is one of the most remarkable films Disney’s ever released, and one that hasn’t been topped for sheer boldness. As it celebrates its 25th ...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Movies, France, Disney, Los Angeles, Features, Anniversary, Egypt, Roger Ebert, Animation, New York Times, Paris, Broadway, Argentina, Catholic Church


DIVAS: Exhibition at the Institut du Monde Arabe by Jennifer Burdon

I am taking a blogging break this week and have asked friends to write guest posts for Eye Prefer Paris during my absence. Today, Jennifer Burdon, a terrific museum guide and art lover, has written an article about the DIVAS Exhibition at Institut du Monde Arabe.   The golden age of arab music and cinema (1930 -70) produced some spectacular women performers; they are celebrated in the current exhibition at the Arab Institute in Paris.   For anyone who doesn’t know this building, situa...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Egypt, Morocco, Paris, Italy, Algeria, Beirut, Montmartre, Cairo, Jean Nouvel, Nasser, Faten Hamama, Jack Lang, Institut du Monde Arabe


Karim’s story: Egypt’s crackdown on human rights workers – podcast

Ten years since the Arab spring rocked Egypt and removed its president, the country is still detaining human rights workers and locking up political prisonersKarim Ennarah, a human rights worker for the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, was at a beach resort in South Sinai when he was arrested and accused of joining a terrorist group and “spreading false news”. He was detained in a prison in Cairo and became one of thousands of political prisoners in the country. Ennarah tells Anushka Ast...
Tags: London, UK News, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Cairo, Anushka, Karim, Anushka Asthana, South Sinai, Ennarah, Jess Kelly


Fans, police clash as Ahly edge Esperance, Chiefs shock Wydad

Johannesburg (AFP) – Mohamed Sherif scored as title-holders Al Ahly of Egypt took a giant step toward the CAF Champions League final by winning 1-0 at Esperance of Tunisia on Saturday after pre-match clashes between fans and police saw teargas fired and kick-off delayed by an hour. The other semi-final first leg produced a shock result with Serbian Samir Nurkovic netting on 35 minutes to give Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa a 1-0 win at Wydad Casablanca of Morocco. In Tunisia, trouble erupted bef...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Mali, Johannesburg, Tunisia, Casablanca, Red Devils, Cairo, Tunis, Hunt, Afp, Chiefs, CAF, Ahly, Al Ahly


Anthony Braxton: Still Pushing At The Edges Of Jazz

“A conversation with him can easily pinball from contemporary politics to ancient Egypt. But what he’s most eager to talk about now is ZIM Music — his latest structural model in a lifelong pursuit to locate clarity within chaos.” – NPR
Tags: Art, Music, Egypt, Anthony Braxton, 06.17.21


Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas sends incendiary balloons

By Joseph Krauss | Associated Press JERUSALEM — Israel launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip late Thursday for a second time since a shaky cease-fire ended last month’s 11-day war. The strikes came after activists mobilized by Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers launched incendiary balloons into Israel for a third straight day. There were no immediate reports of casualties from the strikes, which could be heard from Gaza City. Israel also carried out airstrikes early Wednesday, targeting what it is sai...
Tags: Israel, Jerusalem, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Gaza, West Bank, Associated Press, Hamas, Gaza Strip, Naftali Bennett, Palestinian Authority, JERUSALEM Israel, Nablus, GAZA CITY Gaza Strip, Palestinian Health Ministry


Animated Anthology ‘Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire’ Brings African Sci-Fi to Disney+

Filmmakers from Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt bring unique animation to Disney+ with Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire, a 10-part collection of original films that will premiere on the streaming service next year. Peter Ramsey, co-director of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, serves as executive producer for the anthology, which is comprised of sci-fi and fantasy stories set in a futuristic Africa. Disney has announced full details for Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire, a ...
Tags: Movies, Kung Fu, Nigeria, Africa, Marvel, Disney, US, Adidas, Chicago, Uganda, Netflix, Egypt, South Africa, Animation, Middle East, Cameroon


Amazon Prime Video July 2021 Schedule: Movie & TV Titles Revealed

Amazon Prime Video has revealed the streamer’s July 2021 movie and TV lineup, including new Amazon Originals like Mary J. Blige’s My Life (2021), a documentary from Oscar-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth taking a deep look into the life and times of multi-Grammy-winning recording artist and Academy Award-nominated singer and actress Mary J. Blige, and The Tomorrow War (2021), a thrilling sci-fi action adventure starring Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, Sam Richardson, and J.K. Simmons. Next month ...
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IKEA furniture is still stuck on the Ever Given alongside $550,000 worth of wearable blankets, 2 months after the ship was freed from the Suez Canal

Businesses are still waiting for their products stuck on the Ever Given ship Ahmad Hassan / AFP via Getty Images IKEA and Lenovo are among the companies with products stuck on the Ever Given ship in the Suez Canal, CNN reported. Snuggy, a small UK retailer, said it had $550,000 worth of wearable blankets on the vessel. Egypt has impounded the ship as a $600 million compensation battle draws out. See more stories on Insider's business page. IKEA and Chinese tech manufacturer Lenovo a...
Tags: Asia, Europe, UK, Trends, Cnn, Egypt, Ikea, Lenovo, Griffiths, Suez Canal, SCA, Boskalis, Suez Canal Authority SCA, Jack Griffiths, Great Bitter Lake, Getty Images Ikea


Egypt: Can Gambling And Casino Trademarks Be Protected In Egypt? - Inventa International

As a predominantly Muslim country, Egypt prohibits gambling in line with the Qu'ran.
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Egypt Upholds Death Sentence for 12 Senior Muslim Brotherhood Figures

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's highest civilian court on Monday upheld death sentences against 12 senior Muslim Brotherhood figures over a 2013 sit-in...
Tags: Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, Cairo, Reuters Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood Figures


Egypt's Parliament Approves 2021-2022 Budget

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's parliament on Monday approved a 2.46 trillion Egyptian pound ($158 billion) budget for the financial year beginning July...
Tags: Egypt, Parliament, Cairo, Reuters Egypt


MIDEAST STOCKS Rising oil prices, economic recovery lift Gulf stocks | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Rising oil prices, economic recovery lift Gulf stocks | Reuters Major stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Monday, as investors eye economic recovery and rising oil prices which gained on an improved outlook for worldwide fuel demand. Brent was up 64 cents, or 0.9%, at $73.34 a barrel by 1246 GMT, its highest since May 2019. "GCC economies tend to heavily depend on oil price movements and should see solid support thanks to rising crude prices. This effect will be ob...
Tags: Travel, France, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, GCC, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Gulf, Reuters, Reuters Major, United Arab Emirates UAE, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, QSI


Giulio Regeni’s last messages before his death in Egypt counter spy claims

Facebook messages from the Italian student killed in Cairo in 2016 show his concerns about studying in the countryThe Facebook messages written by the Cambridge student Giulio Regeni in the weeks leading up to his murder give the lie to any notion he was a spy or political agitator.Even before he left England, Regeni was concerned about the risks he might face doing his thesis on trade unions in Egypt, a sensitive subject in the country. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Law, Unions, Africa, UK News, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Italy, Global development, Cambridge, Torture, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Mohamed Morsi, Cairo


"The early-20th-century Hindu guru Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi taught that sleep is the 'pure state' in which there is full awareness, in contrast to 'total ignorance in the waking state.' "

"In the Bible, God himself spoke to Joseph in dreams, telling him to take Mary as his wife and later to flee with his family to Egypt to save the baby Jesus. Pope Francis is known to have a special devotion to Saint Joseph, and when he has a problem, he writes it on a slip of paper and places it under his sleeping-Joseph statue—and then goes to bed himself.... Starting tonight, treat bedtime like a liturgy in which you make the decision to seek greater philosophical depth and clarity about life....
Tags: Sleep, Law, Atlantic, Egypt, Donald Trump, The Pope, Mary, Joseph, Jesus Pope Francis, Ann Althouse, Saint Joseph, Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi


MIDEAST STOCKS #Saudi index outperforms as financials boost; Egypt falls | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Saudi index outperforms as financials boost; Egypt falls | Reuters Saudi Arabian shares ended higher on Sunday, outperforming other Gulf peers, buoyed by gains in banking stocks, while Egypt's blue-chip index extended losses.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) advanced 0.9%, lifted by a 3.8% rise in Al Rajhi Bank (1120.SE) and a 3.6% increase in Saudi Telecom Company (7010.SE).Elsewhere, Dur Hospitality Co (4090.SE) finished 0.6% higher after the firm said it is in merger ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Uae, Gulf, Reuters, United Arab Emirates UAE, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, QSI, Al Rajhi Bank, Gulf Egypt, Reuters Saudi Arabian


Petro states: What happens when 30% of your national budget disappears in a decade?

As the demand for oil shrinks and prices collapse, Africa’s petro states — the likes of Angola, Nigeria, Egypt and Equatorial Guinea — will be left with massive holes in their budgets The post Petro states: What happens when 30% of your national budget disappears in a decade? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Nigeria, Africa, ExxonMobil, Investment, Egypt, Pollution, Coal, Fossil Fuels, Budgets, Angola, Carbon Emissions, Equatorial Guinea, South Sudan, Oil Price, International Monetary Fund, World Bank


One person reportedly died while helping free the Ever Given ship, the Suez Canal Authority says

The Ever Given container ship in the Suez Canal on March 29, 2021. Suez Canal Authority via AP The Suez Canal Authority said that one person died during the Ever Given salvage operation in March. In a Facebook post, the SCA said that "one death" is among the authority's "most prominent losses." The circumstances around the person's reported death are not clear. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) recently revealed that one person reported...
Tags: Transportation, Facebook, News, Trends, Ap, Egypt, News UK, Suez Canal, SCA, Suez Canal Authority SCA, Suez Canal Authority, Great Bitter Lake, UK Weekend, Sophia Ankel, Ever Given, Shoei Kisen Kaisha


Freelancer marketplace Toptal sues Andela and ex-employees, alleging theft of trade secrets

The war for talent in the tech world can be brutal — and so, it turns out, can the war between platforms that help companies source it. In the latest developement, Toptal — a marketplace for filling engineering and other tech roles with freelance, remote workers — has filed a lawsuit against direct competitor Andela and several of its employees, alleging the theft of trade secrets in pursuit of “a perfect clone of its business”, according to the complaint. All of the Andela employees previous...
Tags: New York, Africa, Tech, Information, Uganda, Egypt, Johnson, Ghana, Toptal, Valley, Jeremy Johnson, Andela, Machi, Supreme Court of the State, Toptal Toptal, Kenya Nigeria Rwanda


"I don’t believe in seedless watermelon — that is against my religion."

Said Gabrielle E.W. Carter, "a multimedia artist and gardener in Apex, N.C.," quoted in in The New York Times.I did not know that it was possible to write an article about black people and watermelon, but here it is. All season long, you’ll find watermelon eating in its purest form — palms clenching the rinds over gingham tablecloths; all pleasure and no tropes — at family reunions, at get-togethers on terraces and around patio fire pits. Consuming the fruit is a sacrament of an American summe...
Tags: Food, Texas, Law, History, Atlantic, Egypt, New York Times, Slavery, Vox, Racists, Lizzo, Griffith, Ann Althouse, Race And Pop Culture, Cynthia Greenlee, Tiktok


From bamboo to barbecues: the cargo caught up in Ever Given legal battle

Ship cannot sail out of Egyptian waters as authorities detain crew and cargo until owners pay for blockagesLemons, bamboo shoots and tofu sit in the sweltering heat, alongside goods from Lenovo, Ikea, Dixons Carphone and dozens of other brands – including barbecues, sun loungers, swimwear, lawnmowers and camping equipment – that will arrive at their intended destinations long after summer ends.Since the successful operation in late March to dislodge the 220,000-ton Ever Given from the Suez canal...
Tags: Business, Africa, Environment, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Insurance industry, Suez Canal, Suez, Suez Canal Authority SCA, Lenovo Ikea Dixons Carphone


Ever Given remains grounded in Egypt as compensation battle rages

Ship cannot sail out of Egyptian waters as authorities detain crew and cargo until owners pay for blockagesLemons, bamboo shoots and tofu sit in the sweltering heat, alongside goods from Lenovo, Ikea, Dixons Carphone and dozens of other brands – including barbecues, sun loungers, swimwear, lawnmowers and camping equipment – and will arrive at their intended destinations long after summer ends.Since the successful operation to dislodge the 220,000-ton Ever Given from the Suez canal, where it was ...
Tags: Business, Africa, Environment, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Insurance industry, Suez Canal, Suez, Suez Canal Authority SCA, Lenovo Ikea Dixons Carphone


MIDEAST STOCKS Most Gulf markets rise as oil rebounds; Egypt bucks trend | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Most Gulf markets rise as oil rebounds; Egypt bucks trend | Reuters Major stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Thursday, supported by a rebound in oil prices, but the Egyptian index bucked the trend to close lower.Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were up 18 cents, or 0.25%, at $72.40 a barrel by 1024 GMT, holding just shy of a high not seen since May 2019.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) edged up 0.1%, extending gains for the fourth consecutive session, with Al Rajhi...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Gulf, Reuters, Adi, Reuters Major, Riyad Bank, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Industries Qatar, EIG Global Energy Partners, QSI


Best XI players not selected for Euro 2020

Stars not selected for Euro 2020 The deadline for National Team Head Coaches to submit their Euro 2020 squads was 1 June 2021, 23:59.This caused headlines with some big names left out of squads of multiple nations for various reasons.So, here is an XI of the best players who will not be at Euro 2020, despite the fact their international teammates will be. Goalkeeper: Marc-André ter Stegen- Germany Marc Andre Ter Stegen during the match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC, corresponding to ...
Tags: England, Milan, Sweden, Wales, France, Germany, Georgia, Qatar, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Soccer, Egypt, Manchester United


Tailgunner

I stumbled across an interesting article this morning while looking for pictures of the tailgunner's station in a B-52...The first American to shoot down five enemy aircraft was Frederick Libby, an ex-cowboy from Colorado who joined the British Royal Flying Corps in 1916 and served as an observer-gunner in FE-2B two-seat pusher aircraft. FE gunners used two machine guns, including a rear-facing Lewis gun, mounted on a steel pole, which required them to stand up on their seats when firing. “Only ...
Tags: Guns, Colorado, Planes, History, Taiwan, Egypt, Libya, Usaf, Turner, Tam, Lewis, Libby, John Moses Browning, Boomsticks, Sam Turner, Frederick Libby


Egypt: Amendment Of Tax On Real Estate Disposition (Legal Alert 145) - Andersen- Maher Milad Iskander & Co

On March 6th 2021, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi issued Law no. 5 of 2021 amending a number of provisions of Tax Real Estate Disposition Law.
Tags: News, Egypt, Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Andersen Maher Milad Iskander


These 1,000 hexagons show how global wealth is distributed

On these maps, each hexagon represents one-thousandth of the world's economy.That makes it easy to compare the GDP of regions and nations across the globe.There are versions for nominal GDP and GDP adjusted for purchasing power. Shanghai's skyline at night. According to the GDP (PPP) map, China is the world's largest economy. But that oft-cited statistic says more about the problems of PPP as a yardstick than about the economic prominence of China per ...
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