Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Friday cut short a visit to Ethiopia for a regional summit, returning home to deal with a wave of deadly militant attacks (AFP Photo/)
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday that the country faces a long, hard battle against militancy, days after one of the bloodiest attacks on security forces in years. "This battle will be... Saturday, 31 January, 2015 - 17:44
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, Jun 12, 2014.
 
The Cairo Criminal Court is scheduled to issue its verdict against ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi and 35 others accused of espionage on May 16, it announced on Saturday. Mursi and the other defendants are... Saturday, 31 January, 2015 - 17:30
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (c) heads a Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) meeting to discuss an earlier attack on the Sinai Peninsula which left at least 30 security personnel killed, on October 25, 2014.Photo from the armed forces spokesman's facebook page.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is meeting with the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) since Saturday morning following the deadly attacks in Sinai which left at least 30 dead. At least 30 people... Saturday, 31 January, 2015 - 15:04
© AFP/File | A picture shows Egypt?s High Court in downtown Cairo on January 1, 2015, during the hearing of three Al-Jazeera reporters on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood
 
 
 
 An Egyptian court on Saturday banned the armed wing of the Palestinian group Hamas and listed it as a terrorist organisation. Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood which the authorities have also... Saturday, 31 January, 2015 - 13:52
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Friday cut short a visit to Ethiopia for a regional summit, returning home to deal with a wave of deadly militant attacks (AFP Photo/)
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, Jun 12, 2014.
 
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (c) heads a Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) meeting to discuss an earlier attack on the Sinai Peninsula which left at least 30 security personnel killed, on October 25, 2014.Photo from the armed forces spokesman's facebook page.
© AFP/File | A picture shows Egypt?s High Court in downtown Cairo on January 1, 2015, during the hearing of three Al-Jazeera reporters on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood
 
 
 

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In the past, a taxi used to be a comfortable choice, but recently has become a frustrating affair. Not only do you have to look out for drivers trying to scam you, but even if you finally find taxi, it doesn’t mean the driver will stop, and if...

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© AFP/File | File picture shows a woman supporter of the Shiite Muslim Hezbollah movement holding an image of the movement's slain commander Imad Mughniyeh during a Hezbollah parade in the city of Nabatiyeh in southern Lebanon
The CIA and Israel's spy agency Mossad were behind an elaborate plot to kill Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh in a 2008 car bomb attack in...
© AFP | Supporters of the Huthi movement attend a gathering, called out for by the Yemeni Shiite Huthi group leader Abdulmalik al-Huthi, to discuss the country's security and political situation in Sanaa on January 30, 2015
 
 
 
Yemen's Shiite militia and ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh's party held a meeting boycotted by others parties Friday to discuss ending the...
© AFP/File | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara arrive at Tokyo's Haneda airport on May 11, 2014
 
 
 
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday dismissed as "false" reports that his wife Sara had pocketed at least $1,000 worth...

Economy

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) has made gains worth LE 26.7 billion (US $3.56 billion)during January. Stocks of the listed companies surged by 5.4%, posting LE 526.7 billion compared to LE 500 billion in December, the bourse weekly report showed...

Culture

Shakira
  Colombian pop star Shakira has given birth in Barcelona to her second child, a boy, she said on Friday. A statement posted on Shakira's...
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty reopens the Royal Jewelry in Alexandria 
Egypt has managed to retrieve and claim title to 274 illegally smuggled artifacts from Spain and France, the Antiquities Ministry has declared...
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group talking therapy
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Street vendor selling clothes in Cairo
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