Police officer Mohamed Safwat Zeidan, the second defendant in the prison escape case of two of the most dangerous criminal inmates in Ismalia on death row, confessed on Thursday of gross negligence.   According to... Thursday, 31 July, 2014 - 16:55
Anti-harassment activists announced that they documented around 35 cases of physical sexual harassment during Eid al-Fitr in Cairo, as well as other governorates, in addition to about 50 cases of verbal sexual... Thursday, 31 July, 2014 - 16:25
National Alliance to Support Legitimacy
Some leaders from the National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, formed to support the legitimacy of toppled President Mohamed Morsy, called on its supporters to abandon their peaceful tactics in protests scheduled for... Thursday, 31 July, 2014 - 16:00
A medic helps a Palestinian in the Shejaia neighbourhood, which was heavily shelled by Israel during fighting, in Gaza City, 20 July 2014. 
The number of Palestinians displaced by Israeli military operations in Gaza and sheltered by the United Nations has reached 220,000, according to a UN report.    A report by the UN's Office for the... Thursday, 31 July, 2014 - 13:28
National Alliance to Support Legitimacy
A medic helps a Palestinian in the Shejaia neighbourhood, which was heavily shelled by Israel during fighting, in Gaza City, 20 July 2014. 

News

Gunmen fired shots at the headquarters of the National Security Agency in Suez Thursday morning. No injuries were reported.   Security sources at Suez Security Directorate said a pickup truck that was transporting the gunmen was seized....

World

Heavy shelling resumed on Thursday in southern Tripoli where rival militia brigades were battling for control of the capital's main airport in...
A fierce battle between Syrian Kurds and Islamic State jihadists has killed nearly 50 fighters from both sides as the Kurds seized several IS...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a special cabinet meeting marking Jerusalem Day at Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem 28 May 2014.
Israel mobilized 16,000 additional reservists Thursday to bolster forces fighting in Gaza as Washington gave its ally the go-ahead to raid stocks of...

Economy

Egypt’s stock market closed on a record high Thursday on the first session following Eid al-Fitr feast.    The six-year high closure was prompted by intensive buying from foreign investors, especially in the real estate and banking...

Culture

Civilization Statue 
Unknown attackers destroyed and stole large parts of the Civilization Statue placed in al-Raml Station square in Alexandria Thursday, days before its...
 
Claudia Ott found the "101 Nights" manuscript exhibited in a vitrine with other objects from Andalusia in “Treasures of the Agha Khan Museum: Masterpieces of Islamic Art” exhibit in Berlin.
 
 
Image courtesy of Caludia Ott
Professor of Medieval History at the University of Zagazig Amr Abdel Aziz sent a number of letters to Sharqiya governor, the Supreme Council for...
Sekhemka statue
Egypt has failed to retrieve an Ancient pharaonic statue before it was sold for £14 million at a UK auction hall. An official source at the...