Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb on Tuesday inspected the site of the new Suez Canal and was told by Kamel al-Waziry, head of the Armed Forces Engineering Division, that work is advancing fast.  “I wish I was an... Tuesday, 19 August, 2014 - 15:26
Container ship Edith Maersk crosses the Suez Canal at East Port Said, 120 km (75 miles) northeast of Cairo, 5 October 2012.
Dar Al-Handasah ِConsultants and its Egyptian subsidiary have won the bid for the Suez Canal Corridor project, said Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish on Tuesday in press conference held in Ismailia in... Tuesday, 19 August, 2014 - 14:53
Zamalek ultras
Giza police said 22 members of Utras White Nights were allegedly involved in trying to assassinate Zamalek Club president Mortada Mansour on Sunday, wounding three of his companions. Seven suspects were arrested on... Tuesday, 19 August, 2014 - 13:02
The Egyptian Electric Holding Company is once again asking consumers to reduce consumption in order to avoid power cuts that have reached unprecedented levels in recent days.  The ministry has been reducing loads... Tuesday, 19 August, 2014 - 12:44
Container ship Edith Maersk crosses the Suez Canal at East Port Said, 120 km (75 miles) northeast of Cairo, 5 October 2012.
Zamalek ultras

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A petroleum ministry official said that Egypt will receive the first shipment of imported gas in December, which would help reduce the frequent power outages.    The source confirmed that the government also agreed on seven shipments from...

World

Saudi King Abdullah bin abdel Aziz
A Saudi national convicted of murder was decapitated by the sword in the southwest of the Gulf kingdom on Tuesday, the interior ministry said....
A worker from St Mary's Lacor hospital disinfects villagers during an earlier Ebola outbreak in Uganda. Seven doctors and 13 health workers at Kampala's Mulago hospital are in quarantine after "at least one or two cases" were taken there, with one later dying from the virus.
Cases in West Africa's Ebola outbreak this year have risen to 2,240, including 1,229 deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday...
 A protester kicks a tear gas canister back towards police after protests in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown turned violent near Ferguson, Missouri August 17, 2014.
Missouri's governor said on Monday he would send the National Guard into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to restore calm after authorities...

Economy

Stock market indexes declined on Monday amid sales by institutions and foreign funds after gains that were achieved over the past few days. The capital market lost around LE3 billion, reaching LE516.7 billion. The main EGX30 declined by 1.35 percent...

Culture

The Egyptian embassy in Berlin will restore on Friday samples of a cartouche of King Cheops, which were stolen by German researches a year ago from...
The earliest evidence of mummification in Egypt suggests that the practice of wrapping bodies to preserve them after death began around 1,000 years...
The civil aviation ministry and the tourism authority, in collaboration with Italian Embassy in Egypt, will organize a ceremony in commemoration of...