Toppled President Mohamed Morsy will not attend his trial session, along with another 131 Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas defendants, over jailbreak charges, security sources told Al-Masry Al-Youm.   The session... Wednesday, 1 October, 2014 - 11:42
Mahinour al-Masry
The Freedom for the Brave Movement has said that there are 150 people on hunger strike, including 136 detainees and 14 others.   Among the detained are 64 prisoners in Abu Zaabal prison, 42 in Tora prison, 10 in... Wednesday, 1 October, 2014 - 11:39
Political opposition parties are forming a new alliance led by Aboul Fotouh before the fourth anniversary of the 25 January revolution to offer a political alternative to the current regime. Sources close to the group,... Wednesday, 1 October, 2014 - 11:22
Younis Makhiyon new President of al-Nour Party during the second general Assembly of the party, Cairo, 9 January 2013.
The Salafi Al-Nour Party attacked the administration of Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb over a high school history textbook in which it was mentioned that Al-Nour took advantage of the revolution and founded a religious... Wednesday, 1 October, 2014 - 10:33
Mahinour al-Masry
Younis Makhiyon new President of al-Nour Party during the second general Assembly of the party, Cairo, 9 January 2013.

News

People hold Libyan flags amid smoke and fire after protesters set tyres on fire in a street during a demonstration against the General National Congress (GNC) in Benghazi 21 February 2014.
Egypt has offered to train pro-government forces battling rival armed groups in Libya, stepping up efforts to eradicate what it says is a threat to its own stability from the anarchy engulfing its neighbor.   The offer was the latest sign of...

World

Demonstrators gather in Qatif in the Shiite-populated Eastern Province of the Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 8 July 2012 
Gunmen shot and wounded a Saudi policeman in the eastern part of the kingdom, state news agency SPA reported late on Tuesday, in an attack that...
Pro-democracy demonstrators take a rest during a protest in Hong Kong on September 30, 2014 
Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday he was "deeply concerned" about escalating protests in Hong Kong and reminded China of its...
President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai emerge from their meeting before signing a strategic partnership agreement at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a deal to allow some US troops to stay in the country next year, signalling that new President...

Economy

Egypt’s domestic debt sales have grown by an annual 8.2 percent to a record LE216.3 billion (US$30.3 billion) in the first quarter of the 2014/2015 fiscal year, compared to LE200 billion for the same period the previous year, according to the...

Culture

At the hands of Lebanese isolationism groups represented the by South Lebanon Army and Phalanges Party (Kataeb Party), and in coordination with the...
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...