The Ministry of Endowments reopened on Tuesday Al-Fatah mosque in central Cairo after a year of closure following the security breakup of a sit-in by supporters of former president Mohamed Morsy inside it on August 2013... Wednesday, 22 October, 2014 - 10:28
Egypt's Prime Minister urged the country's citizens not to expect instant results from large-scale infrastructure projects the government has embarked on to create jobs and strengthen the economy. Ibrahim... Wednesday, 22 October, 2014 - 10:10
Sources at the security services and Cairo International Airport have said political activist Asmaa Mahfouz was banned from travel abroad as per a decision from the General Prosecution.   The source did not clarify... Wednesday, 22 October, 2014 - 09:45
Justice Minister Mahfouz Saber met with European Union Special Representative for Human Rights Stavros Lambrinidis on Tuesday, 21 October 2014. Justice ministry handout
The image "western media organisations" reflect regarding death sentences issued in Egypt is "false", the justice minister told European Union Special Representative for Human Rights on Tuesday.... Tuesday, 21 October, 2014 - 20:19
Justice Minister Mahfouz Saber met with European Union Special Representative for Human Rights Stavros Lambrinidis on Tuesday, 21 October 2014. Justice ministry handout

News

The Meteorological Authority experts expected Wednesday mild weather temperatures during the day and relatively cold at night.    Low and medium clouds will show on the northwestern coast and mist will affect visibility on parts of the...

World

President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses a crowd in North Khartoum, 8 June 2013.
Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has been chosen as the ruling party's candidate in presidential elections scheduled for April 2015, a...
A black flag belonging to the Islamic State is seen in the Syrian town of Kobani, as pictured from the Turkish-Syrian border near the southeastern town of Suruc, 9 October 2014.
Islamic State won territory from Syrian government forces in the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Tuesday, its first gain there in about two months, a...
A Palestinian boy plays near the ruins of his family's house that witnesses said was destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, in the east of Gaza City, 21 October 2014.
The first torrential downpour of an approaching winter has already soaked the Gaza Strip, compounding the misery of thousands of Palestinians who...

Economy

An aerial view of Cairo's traffic and houses is pictured through the window of an airplane, 11 September 2013.
Egypt plans to offer cheap loans for completing apartments in unfinished buildings thrown up illegally across its cities, hoping to tackle a housing crisis that has helped to topple two presidents since 2011. Housing Minister Mustafa Madbouly said...

Culture

Cairo International Film Festival for Children
The 22nd Cairo International Film Festival for Children will take place from 26 March - 2 April, 2015. The festival’s administration committee...
The ‘Love Culture’ project is holding an exhibition of works of graffiti titled ‘Without Barriers,’ depicting issues of love...
Amr El-Zant
There was a story about the city where what mattered most was the human crisis, disregarding the danger that threatened the structure. It was the...