World Bank graph on Egypt loans
The Egyptian government on Thursday refused a conditional loan worth US$430 million from the World Bank to finance the electricity linkage project with Saudi Arabia at a cost of $1.6 billion, an official... Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 12:19
The terrorist Agnad Masr group has claimed responsibility for the Cairo University blast that occurred on Wednesday. The group issued statement on its Twitter account saying, “As part of the ‘Retaliation is... Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 11:26
Egyptian security officials say a bomb has exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university, injuring nine people including five policemen.   They say the makeshift bomb went off Wednesday... Wednesday, 22 October, 2014 - 17:47
Israeli security forces survey the scene of an attack by militants near the southern Israeli village of Kadesh Barnea, along Israel's border with Egypt's Sinai desert, 18 June 2012.
Three IDF soldiers were wounded by gunfire from militants at Jabal Kharif near the Israeli-Egyptian borders on Wednesday, while four attackers were killed by Israeli fires, according to Israel Radio.   The station... Wednesday, 22 October, 2014 - 15:01
World Bank graph on Egypt loans
Israeli security forces survey the scene of an attack by militants near the southern Israeli village of Kadesh Barnea, along Israel's border with Egypt's Sinai desert, 18 June 2012.

News

Egypt's tourism minister hopes to fully revive one of the country's most vital industries by next April but persuading the world that it is safe to visit the ancient pyramids or Red Sea resorts after three years of upheaval is a daunting...

World

Islamic State fighters
Air strikes by US-led forces have killed 553 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria, a monitoring group which...
Shi'ite Houthi rebels man a checkpoint near Yareem town of Yemen's central province of Ibb, 22 October 2014.
Sunni Al Qaeda militants and Shi'ite Muslim rebels have fought a bloody battle in central Yemen, tribal sources said on Wednesday, amid fears of...
Pro-democracy protesters man a barricade from being demolished by anti-Occupy protesters, in front of a police patrol line at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong, 22 October 2014.
About 200 Hong Kong protesters marched to the home of the city's Beijing-backed leader on Wednesday to push their case for greater democracy a...

Economy

Vodafone branch
The Ministry of Electricity is considering a suggestion to sell state-owned Telecom Egypt’s 45-percent share in Vodafone Egypt to a “sovereign” governmental body, a source at the Ministry of Communication and Information...

Culture

“Al-Ins wal Djinn” (Man and Demon) did well at its time of release in 1985, probably due to its high-profile cast that includes regionally-revered comedian Adel Imam playing against type, and a young, anorexic-looking Yousra.
Broadcast rights of 200 Egyptian movies and plays have been illegally sold to an Arab channel by a scammer, the Chamber of Cinema Industry at the...
When the refined Lotus Abdel Kerim regrettably gave me her lavishly elegant book “Journey in Search of Myself: Story of a Life” I felt...
A story-telling performance entitled 'There You Go Man' will be held on 24 October on the stage of Rawabet theatre in Downtown, organized by...