The presidential council and the legal committee of the Salafi Al-Nour Party met on Wednesday to discuss what it called excesses in a high school history textbook. The meeting also addressed lawsuits filed by certain... Thursday, 2 October, 2014 - 14:01
A screenshot from a video posted by Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis showing the bombing of a police vehicle that killed six officers on Rafah-Arish road.
The Ansar Bait al-Maqdis group on Wednesday posted a video, threatening to carry out terrorist operations during the Eid al-Adha.  The video began with a recitation of Quranic verses, then displayed a map of Egypt... Thursday, 2 October, 2014 - 13:27
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has authorized the Minister of Higher Education to assign the private security contractor Falcon to Al-Azhar University during the new academic year that starts after the Eid al-Adha in... Thursday, 2 October, 2014 - 13:26
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi put a wreath at the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier in Nasr City on Thursday morning just a few days before the 41st anniversary of the 1973 war. Leaders from the armed forces were... Thursday, 2 October, 2014 - 12:20
A screenshot from a video posted by Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis showing the bombing of a police vehicle that killed six officers on Rafah-Arish road.

News

Palestinian worshipers pray outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem during the first Friday prayers of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan on 12 July 2013.
Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed at dawn on Thursday Prophet Youssef's tomb, east of Nablus, under heavy protection from Israeli soldiers. Palestinian local sources said that a number of buses carrying settlers stormed the city of Nablus,...

World

Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2014 (SPIEF 2014) in St. Petersburg 23 May 2014.
At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when shells hit a school playground and a mini-van in a nearby street in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, city...
Demonstrators gather in Qatif in the Shiite-populated Eastern Province of the Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 8 July 2012 
Gunmen shot and wounded a Saudi policeman in the eastern part of the kingdom, state news agency SPA reported late on Tuesday, in an attack that...
Pro-democracy demonstrators take a rest during a protest in Hong Kong on September 30, 2014 
Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday he was "deeply concerned" about escalating protests in Hong Kong and reminded China of its...

Economy

Qatari Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends the start of the first contact group meeting on Libya in Doha 13 April 2011.
A Finance Ministry source said Gulf states are putting pressure on Qatar to extend the maturity of bonds worth US$2.5 billion owed ​​by Egypt in November, pointing out that in case this pressure fails, the repayment would be taken from the cash...

Culture

At the hands of Lebanese isolationism groups represented the by South Lebanon Army and Phalanges Party (Kataeb Party), and in coordination with the...
Ahmed Mutawa, director of the Archaeological Sites Development Department, said all museums will be for free on World Tourism Day on 27 September in...
“Don’t Sign” by Ahmed A. Fotoh is a four-minute short screened at the Alexandria Film festival 2012. Equally emotive and didactic, the film is about a man making the right choice between corruption and his compassion for the martyrs of Egypt’s uprising. 
Culture Minister Gaber Asfour will open on Wednesday the Alexandria Film Festival at Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The festival is organized by the...