The presidency announced on Wednesday that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will head the Egyptian delegation at the 69th meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations on 25 September and that he will also... Wednesday, 27 August, 2014 - 15:26
Abdel Razek al-Nazuri, Libyan chief of army staff, said he was promised by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to support needs of the Libyan military.   “We 've been promised to be provided with... Wednesday, 27 August, 2014 - 11:25
Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed on a mechanism to carry out recommendations by the international experts committee on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, which caused tensions with Egypt over its historic share of the... Wednesday, 27 August, 2014 - 10:50
Mohammady Mohamed, known as Ortega, White Knights member accused of posting Helwan Battalions video on internet
Security services arrested on Wednesday the suspect accused of posting “Helwan Battalions” video on the internet, said informed security sources.   The suspect was arrested inside an apartment in... Wednesday, 27 August, 2014 - 09:59
Mohammady Mohamed, known as Ortega, White Knights member accused of posting Helwan Battalions video on internet

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The discovery during the excavation of the new Suez Canal of the remains of Mohamed Hassan Atwa Abdel Ghany, an Egyptian soldier who was killed in the 1973 war, raised debate between a family in Sharqiya and another in Daqahlia, both claiming the...

World

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk delivers a speech in Kiev, August 8, 2014.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday that Kiev knew of plans by Russia to halt gas flows this winter to Europe, in comments...
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde looks at one of the pyramids while listening to a guide's explanation as she visits the Pyramids in Giza, at the end of her visit to Egypt, 22 August 2012. Egypt requested a $4.8 billion loan from the IMF and hopes for a deal by the end of year, officials said during a visit on Wednesday by Lagarde to discuss helping the ailing economy.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been placed under formal investigation by French magistrates on Wednesday for her alleged role in a long-running...
Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat (L) helps Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as he signs international conventions during a meeting with Palestinian leadership in the West Bank City of Ramallah 1 April 2014.
The skies over the Gaza Strip were calm Wednesday as a long-term ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians took hold after 50 days of the...

Economy

General Petroleum Authority
Tareq al-Mulla, executive chief of the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), said the United Arab Emirates agreed to provide Egypt with a loan to meet the needs of petroleum products.   Emirates is not offering a grant to Egypt, but...

Culture

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...
The earliest evidence of mummification in Egypt suggests that the practice of wrapping bodies to preserve them after death began around 1,000 years...