Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shokry said the Egyptian stance regarding the ceasefire initiative in Gaza is strict, saying that amendments were made to the initiative.   In brief press remarks made following... Tuesday, 22 July, 2014 - 15:09
Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for the attack on al-Farafra checkpoint in New Valley that left 22 army personnel and border guards dead.   The group claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement... Tuesday, 22 July, 2014 - 13:58
Activist Alaa abdel Fattah and his sister
Cairo Criminal Court adjourned on Tuesday the retrial of activist Alaa Abdel Fattah and 25 others for allegedly protesting illegally outside the Shura Council to 6 August.   The 26 suspects were earlier sentenced... Tuesday, 22 July, 2014 - 13:37
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday launched the national project for roads, which includes 39 roads with a total length of 4,400 km at an investment of LE36 billion.   Transport Minister Hani Dahi said in a... Tuesday, 22 July, 2014 - 12:35
Activist Alaa abdel Fattah and his sister

News

Former MP Mostafa Bakry rejected the visit of US Secretary of State John Kerry in Cairo. “He is not welcome,” he said on Monday. “America is killing our brothers in Gaza,” Bakry tweeted before Kerry arrived in Cairo. “...

World

An Israeli soldier runs near mobile artillery units stationed outside the Gaza Strip, 20 July 2014. 
Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, dashing hopes of a pause in the fighting, as the military said one of its soldiers was...
Pro-Russian separatists inspect vehicles at a road checkpoint outside the town of Lysychansk in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, 24 June 2014.
Evidence has been tampered with on an "industrial scale" at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, Australian Prime Minister Tony...
Former members of the Central African Republic Seleka rebels drive near a convoy of Chadian soldiers (unseen) leaving the capital Bangui on April 4, 2014 
Key players in the Central African conflict launched a fresh round of talks in Brazzaville on Monday to end more than a year of sectarian bloodshed...

Economy

Second Army Commander Ahmed Wasfy in Suez Canal
An official source at the Suez Canal Authority said Monday that the revenues of the Suez Canal during the first six months of this year saw an increase of US$136 million, compared to the same period last year.  "Total revenues were $2.572...

Culture

Sekhemka statue
Egypt has failed to retrieve an Ancient pharaonic statue before it was sold for £14 million at a UK auction hall. An official source at the...
An Antiquities Ministry official left Cairo on Monday to follow up on developments of selling statue of Sekhemka, of the fifth dynasty, in London....
President Gamal Abdel Nasser 
Culture Minister Gaber Asfour said that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will open the museum of the late president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 2015....