Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb said President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered the development of downtown Cairo as an area of heritage, adding that all the vendors that had occupied the streets have now been removed. Mehleb... Thursday, 28 August, 2014 - 18:24
Vice president of Wasat Party Essam Sultan
Wasat Party officially announced Thursday withdrawing from the National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, which was formed in 2013 to oppose toppling president Mohamed Morsy.   "The party works on creating a... Thursday, 28 August, 2014 - 15:52
Four Sinai people killed by Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis for spying for Israel
 A Sinai-based militant group said on Thursday it had beheaded four Egyptians, accusing them of providing Israel with intelligence for an airstrike that killed three of its fighters.   Four headless corpses... Thursday, 28 August, 2014 - 12:37
Trucks carrying heavy machinery to be used to destroy smuggling tunnels linking Egypt and the Gaza Strip, arriving at al-Arish city, about 350 km (217 miles) northeast of Cairo, 9 August 2012. Military forces deploying in northern Sinai's, as it began a crackdown on Islamist militants in the region.
A humanitarian convoy belonging to the World Food Program crossed the Rafah crossing into Gaza Strip, Wednesday, carrying food aid for about 150,000 people that will be enough for five days. A statement by the WFP... Thursday, 28 August, 2014 - 11:55
Vice president of Wasat Party Essam Sultan
Four Sinai people killed by Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis for spying for Israel
Trucks carrying heavy machinery to be used to destroy smuggling tunnels linking Egypt and the Gaza Strip, arriving at al-Arish city, about 350 km (217 miles) northeast of Cairo, 9 August 2012. Military forces deploying in northern Sinai's, as it began a crackdown on Islamist militants in the region.

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Stock indexes rose sharply Thursday, backed by the purchases of Egyptian investors.   The main index EGX30 was up by 0.65 percent by the end of the trading session.   EGX70 recorded an increase of 0.24 percent, while EGX100 rose...

World

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan
Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey's 12th president at a ceremony in parliament on Thursday, cementing his position as the country's most...
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during a joint news conference with Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Baghdad 13 January 2014.
The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday in a bleak...
A military truck with armed pro-Russian militants drives through a police check-point towards the airport of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk 26 May 2014. 
Separatists backed by Russian soldiers have entered the town of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine, a pro-government militia fighter said on Thursday...

Economy

Stock indexes rose sharply Thursday, backed by the purchases of Egyptian investors.   The main index EGX30 was up by 0.65 percent by the end of the trading session.   EGX70 recorded an increase of 0.24 percent, while EGX100 rose...

Culture

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...
Gold
Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Al-Damaty said in a news conference at the headquarters of the Tourism Police on Sunday that 246 pieces of royal...
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...