Egyptian writers, artists and film-makers have launched a public campaign for greater freedom of creativity and expression following the jailing of a novelist on charges of violating “public modesty”
27 Feb 2016 3:59 AM
Libya faces severe shortages of life-saving medicine and about one million people will soon be in dire need of help, a UN humanitarian official warned, as warring factions hamper efforts to end chaos
24 Feb 2016 6:46 AM
An acclaimed Egyptian actress has pledged to marry the man who kills ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and has promised him an unforgettable honeymoon, the Egyptian media reported on Thursday.
20 Feb 2016 6:28 AM
IS said it had smuggled a bomb onto the plane at an airport in the south of the peninsula.
19 Feb 2016 1:31 PM
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a veteran Egyptian diplomat who helped negotiate his country’s landmark peace deal with Israel but then clashed with the United States when he served a single term as UN secreta
17 Feb 2016 6:03 AM
The accident occurred in Bani Sueif province south of Cairo as the train was headed to the Egyptian capital from the temple city of Luxor.
11 Feb 2016 4:40 PM
‘Security and stability of nations are not to be toyed with, we will not allow the blood of martyrs to go in vain.’
23 Jan 2016 6:10 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a slew of multi-billion-dollar deals with Egypt on Thursday as part of a regional tour aimed at bolstering Beijing’s economic ties and clout in West Asia.
22 Jan 2016 12:41 AM
After arriving from Saudi Arabia, Xi held talks with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and was to address the Cairo-based Arab League
21 Jan 2016 5:10 PM
Experts revealed on Sunday new findings at two of Egypt’s famed pyramids, boosting efforts to unravel whether the ancient world’s iconic monuments contain secret chambers.
18 Jan 2016 4:52 AM
Egypt’s court of appeals on Saturday rejected an appeal by former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons over a three-year jail sentence for corruption, but the trio is unlikely to be imprisoned aga
10 Jan 2016 2:23 AM
Mubarak and his sons are accused of embezzling USD 16 million from funds.
09 Jan 2016 5:26 PM
The group traces its roots back to al-Qaeda in Iraq
07 Dec 2015 3:25 PM
Fire was quickly extinguished and security authorities are investigating the attack.
04 Dec 2015 2:01 PM
ISIS’ Egyptian branch claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed five people in a hotel in North Sinai on Tuesday where judges overseeing a parliamentary election were staying.
24 Nov 2015 10:43 PM
Egypt said on Monday it will conduct more tests this week in search of a hidden chamber in King Tutankhamun’s tomb that a British archaeologist believes may be the burial place of Queen Nefertiti.
24 Nov 2015 1:28 AM
ISIS has boasted that its “brave knights” brought Paris “down on its knees” in the latest edition of its online propaganda magazine that also warns that the terror group is preparing for fresh attacks
21 Nov 2015 6:38 AM
Russia will finance the project through a loan to the North African country
20 Nov 2015 11:50 AM
The ISIS group said on Wednesday it had smuggled a bomb on board a Russian airliner that went down in October, after discovering a “way to compromise the security” at an Egyptian airport.
19 Nov 2015 12:47 AM
The Egyptian police said on Monday that they killed a top ISIS operative in the capital implicated in a string of attacks including the murders of a Croat and an American.
10 Nov 2015 5:03 AM