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Khaled al-Balshy, chairman of the Journalists' Syndicate’s Freedoms Committee, said on his Facebook page on Sunday that the Interior Ministry's response to the Al-Masry Al-Youm report entitled “... Sunday, 19 April, 2015 - 17:00
AFP/File | An Egyptian soldier stands guard on a watchtower near the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip on September 12, 2013
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced on Sunday an Egyptian national and two Israelis to life in prison and a 10 thousand Egyptian pound fine each, for espionage charges, reported the state-agency MENA. The two... Sunday, 19 April, 2015 - 16:43
Badie behind bars wearing the red execution uniform
Mohamed Badie, leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, spoke for the first time on Sunday since receiving a death sentence.   “I ask God first and the court secondly to achieve justice for me,” said... Sunday, 19 April, 2015 - 16:27
Islamic State Jihadist addressimh West, Egypt before the beheading of 21 Egyptian hostages in Libya
Islamic State released a video on Sunday purporting to show its militants shooting and beheading what appeared to be about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.   Reuters was not able to verify the authenticity of the... Sunday, 19 April, 2015 - 14:54
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AFP/File | An Egyptian soldier stands guard on a watchtower near the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip on September 12, 2013
Badie behind bars wearing the red execution uniform
Islamic State Jihadist addressimh West, Egypt before the beheading of 21 Egyptian hostages in Libya

Egypt

Members of special police forces stand guard as police investigate the car from which an explosive device attached to it detonated outside a court in the Heliopolis area in Cairo, June 25, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
 


 
 

 
Two persons were killed and one injured on Sunday in Daqahliya province, in a shootout on the international road near Gamasa...
White taxi drivers protest in front of headquarters of Ministers Cabinet, Cairo, 25 September 2012.
In an attempt to counter the greed of taxi drivers in Mansoura, activists called on people to walk on Monday instead of...
Temperatures are expected to increase on Monday with warm weather prevailing on the northern coasts and hot temperatures in...

Middle East/North Africa

The Yemeni commander of a vast military district covering half the country's border with Saudi Arabia pledged support on...
A Saudi artillery unit fires shells towards Houthi positions from the Saudi border with Yemen
The United Nations and its humanitarian partners in Yemen have called on the international community to offer US$273.7...
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told military commanders on Sunday the United States had created the "...

World

Turkish Cypriot voters went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, hoping he or she will succeed in forging a...
Poland will summon the United States' ambassador in Warsaw over an article written by a top US intelligence official on...
Nineteen people were killed in Thursday night’s attack on a Cameroonian village by Nigeria-based Boko Haram militants...

Business

Emaar Misr, the Egyptian arm of Dubai developer Emaar Properties, on Sunday reported a big jump in first-quarter profits,...
cairo stock 
Egypt's benchmark index EGX30 declined 1.37 percent on Sunday's session, reaching 8,765.34 points, with a weak...
Egypt's main stock index slipped in early trade on Sunday, partly because of Juhayna Food Industries, which may face...

Arts

The Administrative Court adjourned on Sunday a lawsuit filed by well-known singer Amr Diab against the privately-owned TV...
A visitor looks at WWI posters at an exhibition titled 'Propaganda and War: The Allied Front During the First World War' in Istanbul March 17, 2015.
 
One hundred years ago, a green cloud of chlorine gas drifted gently towards Allied trenches around Ypres, promising an...
Ringo Starr, former member of the Beatles, plays the drums during a performance in New York's Bryant Park as part of the Good Morning America concert series, June 17, 2005. Starr has agreed for the first time to release his Capitol/EMI solo catalog online, including 1970's
 
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist on Saturday - the last...

Living

A Palestinian girl climbs during a three-day "Wadi Climbing" course on April 15, 2015 in the West Bank village of Yabrud, just north of Ramallah
 
 
 
Gripping tightly with her hands, her feet searching for a foothold, Salwa Khashan edges along a sheer rock face in the...
Cigarettes on sale in a store. Reuters/archive
 


 
 

 
Public health advocates are stepping up pressure on the US government to quickly regulate and restrict access to e-...
The first Field Marshal's Bicorne of the Duke of Wellington is seen at the Wellington Museum, upon its delivery in Waterloo
As Britain prepares to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, a survey shows that many Britons know...

Science

Mickey Mouse posing for a picture with a visitor in Disneyland theme park.
An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada...
Cigarettes on sale in a store. Reuters/archive
 


 
 

 
Electronic cigarette use among US middle and high school students tripled in 2014 while cigarette use fell to record lows,...
St. Mina archaeological site 
Egyptian archaeological sites listed on the World Heritage List will allow all visitors, including Egyptians and foreigners...