vigil against Suez Canal Development Project
The Egyptian armed forces announced drilling 13.6 million cubic meters in the Suez Canal, as part of the new project being implemented under its supervision.   The armed forces said in a statement on Thursday that... Thursday, 21 August, 2014 - 14:48
Rebel forces in Congo 
The Egyptian Defense Ministry plans to dispatch Egyptian troops to Central Africa as part of the UN's new mission there and to boost Egyptian contributions to the United Nations peacekeeping missions, especially in... Thursday, 21 August, 2014 - 14:01
Egyptian-Libyan border
Egyptian maritime sources at Cairo airport said, on Thursday, that authorities suspended flights between Cairo and Libya's regional airports because of the security situation.   The sources added that Egyptian... Thursday, 21 August, 2014 - 12:48
Civilian children stand next to a burnt vehicle during clashes between Iraqi security forces and al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, 10 June 2014.
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry critcized Thursday the killing of American journalist James Folly by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, considering it a brutal incident that violates the teachings of Islam and... Thursday, 21 August, 2014 - 12:31
vigil against Suez Canal Development Project
Rebel forces in Congo 
Egyptian-Libyan border
Civilian children stand next to a burnt vehicle during clashes between Iraqi security forces and al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, 10 June 2014.

News

A Palestinian works inside a smuggling tunnel flooded by Egyptian forces, beneath the Egyptian-Gaza border in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip in this 19 February 2013 file photo.
Four extremists were killed and two others were arrested in an extended crackdown in Sheikh Zuwaid and Rafah in North Sinai, security sources said Thursday.   "Thirty-one huts and houses used as launching pads for rockets were destroyed in...

World

Demonstrators shout 'Hands up, don't shoot,' while protesting the killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri 20 August 2014.
US Attorney General Eric Holder met with community members in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday and vowed a thorough civil rights probe into the fatal...
 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.
Police said Wednesday they had arrested 47 people during a night of protests in Ferguson, the Missouri town rocked by violence over the police...
Police and rescue workers look for survivors at a landslide site after heavy rains hit the city of Hiroshima, western Japan, on August 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/)
 
Huge landslides in western Japan killed at least 32 people and left another nine missing Wednesday, authorities said, after waves of mud engulfed...

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...