Egypt's tourism industry, battered by three years of political upheaval, violence and street protests, could fully recover by the end of next year if regional turmoil does not spread to the Arab world's biggest... Monday, 15 September, 2014 - 13:47
Cairo Criminal Court resumed on Monday the trial of toppled president Mohamed Morsy, along with 123 others, over prison break charges, premeditated murder of a policeman and smuggling prisoners during the 2011... Monday, 15 September, 2014 - 12:12
Activist Alaa abdel Fattah and his sister
Anti-military activist Alaa Abdel Fattah was released on a LE5,000 bail pending a retrial over charges of unlicensed protesting. Abdel Fattah was released along with two other activists, Mohamed(Nubi) Abdel Rahman and... Monday, 15 September, 2014 - 11:04
The headquarters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood
Gamal Abdel Sattar, a Muslim Brotherhood preacher, said that former International Cooperation Minister Amr Derag was deported to Turkey five days ago, while Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, who has the Qatari nationality, will... Sunday, 14 September, 2014 - 14:00
Activist Alaa abdel Fattah and his sister
The headquarters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

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Muslim Brotherhood leader Salah Sultan
The family of Muslim Brotherhood figure Salah Sultan has called on authorities to release their son, who was transferred to the intensive care unit of Tora Prison hospital for the second time within 48 hours due to his bad health condition for being...

World

French President-elect Francois Hollande gives a speech on 14 May 2012 at the "Maison de la Mutualite" conference center in Paris. Hollande was to be sworn in as France's president Tuesday before naming a prime minister and dashing to Germany to battle with Berlin over how to tackle Europe's debt crisis.
French President Francois Hollande called on Monday for united international action to tackle the threat from Islamic State militants as he opened a...
A Union flag flies near Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in London 24 October 2011.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will make one of his final visits to Scotland later on Monday four days before a historic independence...
Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who have taken over Mosul and other northern provinces, prepare to board a bus in Baghdad, 20 June 2014.
Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British...

Economy

Stock indices rose collectively at the end of Monday’s trading, supported by purchases of Egyptian and Arab investors against sales of foreign corporations and investment funds. The market capital earned LE7.1 billion to close at LE518.1...

Culture

Ahmed Mutawa, director of the Archaeological Sites Development Department, said all museums will be for free on World Tourism Day on 27 September in...
“Don’t Sign” by Ahmed A. Fotoh is a four-minute short screened at the Alexandria Film festival 2012. Equally emotive and didactic, the film is about a man making the right choice between corruption and his compassion for the martyrs of Egypt’s uprising. 
Culture Minister Gaber Asfour will open on Wednesday the Alexandria Film Festival at Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The festival is organized by the...
Mohamed Naguib was the first president of Egypt after it became a republic. He was born in Khartoum, Sudan, on 7 July 1902 to an Egyptian father and...