The Egyptian Foreign Ministry condemned the speech delivered by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before the World Economic Forum on Sunday, calling it a “continuation of the lies that Erdogan keeps... Monday, 29 September, 2014 - 21:25
A misdemeanor court has sentenced preacher Abdullah Badr, presenter of the Al-Hafez satellite channel, to two months in prison and fined him LE5,000 for insulting the judiciary. The ruling is a reduced sentence of a... Monday, 29 September, 2014 - 20:55
National security services in Sharqiya say they arrested eight members of a terrorist cell on Monday who were in touch with the terrorist organization who calls itself the ‘Islamic State’ (or Daesh... Monday, 29 September, 2014 - 16:47
Cairo Criminal Court adjourned on Monday trial of toppled President Mohamed Morsy and 34 other Muslim Brotherhood figures over espionage charges until 14 October due to absence of Morsy and the suspect Mohamed Refaa al-... Monday, 29 September, 2014 - 14:25

News

Two ships collided on Monday in the eastern branch of the Suez Canal, causing five containers to fall on the deck of one of them in addition to minor damages in its hull. The accident, however, did not affect the traffic.   A Suez Canal...

World

Volcanic smoke rises from Mount Ontake, which straddles Nagano and Gifu prefectures, central Japan, September 29, 2014,
At least 36 people are feared to have died after a Japanese volcano erupted without warning at the weekend, raining ash and stones on hikers, but the...
President Barack Obama admitted Sunday that the United States underestimated the threat posed by Islamic State fighters in Syria, as US-led coalition...
In this Saturday, 27 September 2014 photo, provided by the anti-government activist group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrians walking amid the rubble of damaged houses following a Syrian government airstrike in Aleppo, Syria. 
President Barack Obama on Sunday gave voice to the conundrum at the heart of his Syria policy, acknowledging that the US-led military campaign...

Economy

Natural gas field in the Mediterranean
United Arab Emirates energy firm Dana Gas said on Monday that it had been awarded exploration deals for two onshore gas blocks in Egypt.   The company will operate the North El Salhiya onshore concession area, known as Block 1 and will partner...

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...