The Supreme State Security Emergency Court on Wednesday sentenced the Jordanian spy Bashar to 10 years in prison and his accomplice, the Mossad officer, to life in absentia. They have been convicted of spying for... Wednesday, 20 August, 2014 - 16:19
Cairo Criminal Court on Wednesday sentenced in absentia former Trade and Industry Minister Rachid Mohamed Rachid and his daughter Alia to 15 years in prison and fined them LE522 million and a similar amount to be repaid... Wednesday, 20 August, 2014 - 15:55
According to Al-Shorouk newspaper, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued on Wednesday a presidential decree to introduce new legislative amendments to the real estate tax law, discarding the remarks that the State... Wednesday, 20 August, 2014 - 13:56
People crowd around a petrol station during a fuel shortage in Cairo June 26, 2013.
Egypt's population reached 87 million on Tuesday at 6:46 pm, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS said that the population increased by one million in the past... Wednesday, 20 August, 2014 - 13:51
People crowd around a petrol station during a fuel shortage in Cairo June 26, 2013.

News

Cairo Criminal Court on Wednesday postponed the trial of political activist Ahmed Douma and 268 other defendants, including 16 detained and nine fugitives, to 3 September. They are accused of violent acts outside the Cabinet building. The court...

World

 A protester kicks a tear gas canister back towards police after protests in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown turned violent near Ferguson, Missouri August 17, 2014.
Police said Wednesday they had arrested 47 people during a night of protests in Ferguson, the Missouri town rocked by violence over the police...
Police and rescue workers look for survivors at a landslide site after heavy rains hit the city of Hiroshima, western Japan, on August 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/)
 
Huge landslides in western Japan killed at least 32 people and left another nine missing Wednesday, authorities said, after waves of mud engulfed...
Saudi King Abdullah bin abdel Aziz
A Saudi national convicted of murder was decapitated by the sword in the southwest of the Gulf kingdom on Tuesday, the interior ministry said....

Economy

Stock market indexes declined on Monday amid sales by institutions and foreign funds after gains that were achieved over the past few days. The capital market lost around LE3 billion, reaching LE516.7 billion. The main EGX30 declined by 1.35 percent...

Culture

The Egyptian embassy in Berlin will restore on Friday samples of a cartouche of King Cheops, which were stolen by German researches a year ago from...
The earliest evidence of mummification in Egypt suggests that the practice of wrapping bodies to preserve them after death began around 1,000 years...
The civil aviation ministry and the tourism authority, in collaboration with Italian Embassy in Egypt, will organize a ceremony in commemoration of...