A group called Soldiers of Egypt claimed responsibility for eight bombings since last November until April 2014, including the bombings of Cairo University, and targeting two police checkpoints on the 26 of July... Friday, 18 April, 2014 - 18:36
Al-Masry Al-Youm reported Friday that Interim President Adly Mansour refused to issue a presidential decree pardoning detained activists, upon the request of the National Council for Human Rights. Mansour rejected the... Friday, 18 April, 2014 - 17:08
The campaign of presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi managed to collect the required 30,000 endorsements in the last 72 hours before the application deadline. Campaign member Hamid Gabr said the endorsements were... Friday, 18 April, 2014 - 12:19
Presidential candidate Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Thursday that the Egyptian people have been patient for long, but the “next stage needs hard work to achieve the aspirations of the people.” This came in a... Friday, 18 April, 2014 - 11:57

News

Secretary of the Dostor Party in Daqahlia Mohamed Rashad Ghoneim resigned and announced supporting former Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for president. Ghoneim said in a press statement Friday he submitted his resignation after the Dostor...

World

Rescue workers install floats where the capsized passenger ship ''Sewol'' sank in the sea off Jindo, 18 April 2014.
The vice principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of his pupils on what turned out to be a disastrous ferry trip has...
Russia's President Vladimir Putin gives his annual televised question-and-answer session in Moscow
 
President Vladimir Putin said Russian forces had been active in Crimea in order to support local defence forces, the first time he has admitted...
A man takes a photo of people standing in front of a barricade at the seized office of the SBU state security service in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine 18 April 2014.  
Armed pro-Russian separatists were still holding public buildings in eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying they needed more assurances about their...

Economy

Natural gas field in the Mediterranean
A source at the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company said that Egypt will reduce gas production by 220 million cubic feet per day from 17 to 27 April.   Production will be 4.69 billion cubic feet per day instead of 4.91...

Culture

 Russell Crowe
Indonesia has banned Hollywood biblical epic "Noah" starring Russell Crowe, censors said Tuesday, the latest Muslim country to stop the...
Mohamed al-Badry, the Egyptian ambassador to Moscow, unveiled a statue of the Egyptian thinker and writer Abbas Mahmoud al-Akkad on Thursday at the...
Interim president Adly Mansour will inaugurate on Thursday evening the Art Day after 33 years of suspension.Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb, Culture...