The terrorist Agnad Masr group has claimed responsibility for the Cairo University blast that occurred on Wednesday. The group issued statement on its Twitter account saying, “As part of the ‘Retaliation is... Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 11:26
Egyptian security officials say a bomb has exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university, injuring nine people including five policemen.   They say the makeshift bomb went off Wednesday... Wednesday, 22 October, 2014 - 17:47
Israeli security forces survey the scene of an attack by militants near the southern Israeli village of Kadesh Barnea, along Israel's border with Egypt's Sinai desert, 18 June 2012.
Three IDF soldiers were wounded by gunfire from militants at Jabal Kharif near the Israeli-Egyptian borders on Wednesday, while four attackers were killed by Israeli fires, according to Israel Radio.   The station... Wednesday, 22 October, 2014 - 15:01
The Health Ministry will keep the agreements secret with the US company producing Sovaldi, which cures Hepatitis C virus, said Mohamed Ezz al-Arab, head of National Liver Institute’s neoplasm unit.   Ezz al-... Wednesday, 22 October, 2014 - 12:51
Israeli security forces survey the scene of an attack by militants near the southern Israeli village of Kadesh Barnea, along Israel's border with Egypt's Sinai desert, 18 June 2012.

News

India’s ambassador to Cairo has said that he had no information whether his country was in talks with Egypt over exporting the hepatitis C drug Sovaldi.   Navdeep Suri told Al-Masry Al-Youm that he had looked into reports revealing that...

World

Islamic State fighters
Air strikes by US-led forces have killed 553 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria, a monitoring group which...
Shi'ite Houthi rebels man a checkpoint near Yareem town of Yemen's central province of Ibb, 22 October 2014.
Sunni Al Qaeda militants and Shi'ite Muslim rebels have fought a bloody battle in central Yemen, tribal sources said on Wednesday, amid fears of...
Pro-democracy protesters man a barricade from being demolished by anti-Occupy protesters, in front of a police patrol line at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong, 22 October 2014.
About 200 Hong Kong protesters marched to the home of the city's Beijing-backed leader on Wednesday to push their case for greater democracy a...

Economy

Telecom Italia says Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris, pictured in Milan in 2009, has made an offer to invest in the debt-laden Italian company, which has been hit hard by the eurozone debt crisis.
Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding announced Thursday that Ahmed Abou Doma has stepped down as a member of the Board of Directors and as Chief Executive Officer of the company for personal reasons and that Naguib Sawiris will assume the...

Culture

When the refined Lotus Abdel Kerim regrettably gave me her lavishly elegant book “Journey in Search of Myself: Story of a Life” I felt...
A story-telling performance entitled 'There You Go Man' will be held on 24 October on the stage of Rawabet theatre in Downtown, organized by...
Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) administration has decided to name the fourth session of the festival after the deceased actor Khaled Saleh....