Smoke is seen rising from the Brigade Qaqaa headquarters, a former Libyan Army camp known as Camp 7 April, behind members of the Libya Shield, following clashes between rival militias at the Sawani road district in Tripoli, 24 August 2014. 
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stressed on Thursday Egypt's commitment to non-interference in Libya's internal affairs, despite being "the most affected" by the deteriorating situation in... Friday, 29 August, 2014 - 16:13
Residents of Nagaa Shabana in North Sinai's Rafah discovered a young man's severed head on Friday.   The 23-year-old victim was kidnapped on Thursday near his house by armed men driving an SUV, according to... Friday, 29 August, 2014 - 15:58
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb said President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered the development of downtown Cairo as an area of heritage, adding that all the vendors that had occupied the streets have now been removed. Mehleb... Thursday, 28 August, 2014 - 18:24
Vice president of Wasat Party Essam Sultan
Wasat Party officially announced Thursday withdrawing from the National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, which was formed in 2013 to oppose toppling president Mohamed Morsy.   "The party works on creating a... Thursday, 28 August, 2014 - 15:52
Smoke is seen rising from the Brigade Qaqaa headquarters, a former Libyan Army camp known as Camp 7 April, behind members of the Libya Shield, following clashes between rival militias at the Sawani road district in Tripoli, 24 August 2014. 
Vice president of Wasat Party Essam Sultan

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The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy (NASL) has called on its supporters on Thursday to rally on what it called the "voice of the poor is a revolution" starting Saturday.   This will mark the beginning of a new “...

World

A member of the U.N. Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) rides atop an armoured vehicle near the Quneitra border crossing on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, 28 August 2014.
Militants fighting the Syrian army have detained 43 UN peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and trapped another 81 in the region, and...
Pro-Russian separatists inspect vehicles at a road checkpoint outside the town of Lysychansk in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, 24 June 2014.
Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a 'humanitarian corridor'...
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan
Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey's 12th president at a ceremony in parliament on Thursday, cementing his position as the country's most...

Economy

Stock indexes rose sharply Thursday, backed by the purchases of Egyptian investors.   The main index EGX30 was up by 0.65 percent by the end of the trading session.   EGX70 recorded an increase of 0.24 percent, while EGX100 rose...

Culture

Mohamed Naguib was the first president of Egypt after it became a republic. He was born in Khartoum, Sudan, on 7 July 1902 to an Egyptian father and...
Gold
Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Al-Damaty said in a news conference at the headquarters of the Tourism Police on Sunday that 246 pieces of royal...
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...