A Palestinian policeman reacts as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip 21 August 2014
An Israeli air strike killed three senior Hamas military commanders in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the Islamist group said, the clearest sign yet Israel is focusing its assault on those leading attacks from the... Thursday, 21 August, 2014 - 10:17
Smoke rises during what witnesses said were heavy Israeli shelling at the Shejaia neighbourhood in Gaza City 20 July 2014. 
The London-based Al-Hayah newspaper quoted a Palestinian figure from Fatah movement on Wednesday as saying that Hamas movement requested from Egypt that Qatar plays a role in ending the crisis in Gaza. Hamas also... Thursday, 21 August, 2014 - 10:10
The Supreme State Security Emergency Court on Wednesday sentenced the Jordanian spy Bashar to 10 years in prison and his accomplice, the Mossad officer, to life in absentia. They have been convicted of spying for... Wednesday, 20 August, 2014 - 16:19
Cairo Criminal Court on Wednesday sentenced in absentia former Trade and Industry Minister Rachid Mohamed Rachid and his daughter Alia to 15 years in prison and fined them LE522 million and a similar amount to be repaid... Wednesday, 20 August, 2014 - 15:55
A Palestinian policeman reacts as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip 21 August 2014
Smoke rises during what witnesses said were heavy Israeli shelling at the Shejaia neighbourhood in Gaza City 20 July 2014. 

News

Cairo Criminal Court on Wednesday postponed the trial of political activist Ahmed Douma and 268 other defendants, including 16 detained and nine fugitives, to 3 September. They are accused of violent acts outside the Cabinet building. The court...

World

Demonstrators shout 'Hands up, don't shoot,' while protesting the killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri 20 August 2014.
US Attorney General Eric Holder met with community members in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday and vowed a thorough civil rights probe into the fatal...
 A protester kicks a tear gas canister back towards police after protests in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown turned violent near Ferguson, Missouri August 17, 2014.
Police said Wednesday they had arrested 47 people during a night of protests in Ferguson, the Missouri town rocked by violence over the police...
Police and rescue workers look for survivors at a landslide site after heavy rains hit the city of Hiroshima, western Japan, on August 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/)
 
Huge landslides in western Japan killed at least 32 people and left another nine missing Wednesday, authorities said, after waves of mud engulfed...

Economy

Stock market indexes declined on Monday amid sales by institutions and foreign funds after gains that were achieved over the past few days. The capital market lost around LE3 billion, reaching LE516.7 billion. The main EGX30 declined by 1.35 percent...

Culture

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...
The civil aviation ministry and the tourism authority, in collaboration with Italian Embassy in Egypt, will organize a ceremony in commemoration of...