Hisham Barakat
Qasr al-Nil prosecution referred eight defendants to trial who appeared in a video allegedly showing the country's first gay marriage ceremony. The defendants will be tried before a misdemeanor... Tuesday, 23 September, 2014 - 10:09
President Barack Obama will hold his first official meetings with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week. Obama will meet Sisi on Thursday in New York, where the... Tuesday, 23 September, 2014 - 09:34
Education Ministry spokesperson Hani Kamal said classes were resumed normally at the schools of the vicinity of the Foreign Ministry bomb blast. He added that the reason the minister of education did not visit those... Monday, 22 September, 2014 - 15:02
The Judicial Disciplinary Council has rejected an appeal submitted by seven members of the ‘Judges for Egypt’ Movement against dismissing them permanently from office for joining a movement that indulges in... Monday, 22 September, 2014 - 14:41
Hisham Barakat

News

Work has resumed normally at the Foreign Ministry on Monday, a day after the blast that occurred in the vicinity of the ministry in the ​​Bulaq Abul Ela neighborhood. Foreign diplomats visited the ministry and met with officials of both its...

World

Israeli troops shot dead on Tuesday two Palestinians blamed for killing three Israeli youths in the occupied West Bank in June, the military said, an...
A volunteer health worker practises using a personal protective equipment (PPE) suit at a newly-constructed Ebola virus treatment centre in Monrovia, Liberia, September 21, 2014.
The number of Ebola infections will triple to 20,000 by November, soaring by the thousands every week if efforts are not significantly stepped up to...
Turkish policemen and soldiers walk as Syrian Kurds wait behind the border fence to cross into Turkey near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, 19 September 2014.
The number of Syrian refugees who have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants now totals 130,000,...

Economy

A senior official said the government agreed to negotiate with the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) to build power plants within the development plan that was devised by the Ministry of Planning. Speaking on condition of anonymity, 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...