Egyptian authorities have decided to close Rafah border crossing indefinitely starting 25 October. On Friday, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared a state of emergency in parts of North Sinai and enforced a curfew... Saturday, 25 October, 2014 - 14:55
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday commenting on the Friday attacks against military in Sinai, “It’s important to know the goal behind the operation. There is foreign support behind it. It was... Saturday, 25 October, 2014 - 14:33
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued presidential decree on Friday declaring state of emergency in parts of North Sinai for three months, upon National Defence Council's recommendations. During a meeting on Friday... Saturday, 25 October, 2014 - 14:16
Troops deployed in North Sinai
Two attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula killed at least 30 security personnel on Friday, security sources said, in some of the worst violence against the state since President Mohamed Morsy was overthrown last year.... Friday, 24 October, 2014 - 20:17
Troops deployed in North Sinai

News

Masked men set fire to two cars belonging to the consulate of Saudi Arabia in the Egyptian city of Suez on Friday morning, local security sources and the state news agency reported.   Security sources who spoke on condition of anonymity told...

World

An international financial watchdog said on Friday member states should take action to ward off risks emanating from Iran and North Korea, which it...
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan
A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday rejected a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let Free Syrian Army...
Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian-American youth during clashes on Friday, the US State Department said, calling for a quick and...

Economy

Egypt could tap international bond markets to raise up to $1.5 billion next year to shore up its finances and is open to agreeing an International Monetary Fund loan package if needed, Finance Minister Hany Kadry Dimian said on Thursday. The Arab...

Culture

“Al-Ins wal Djinn” (Man and Demon) did well at its time of release in 1985, probably due to its high-profile cast that includes regionally-revered comedian Adel Imam playing against type, and a young, anorexic-looking Yousra.
Broadcast rights of 200 Egyptian movies and plays have been illegally sold to an Arab channel by a scammer, the Chamber of Cinema Industry at the...
When the refined Lotus Abdel Kerim regrettably gave me her lavishly elegant book “Journey in Search of Myself: Story of a Life” I felt...
A story-telling performance entitled 'There You Go Man' will be held on 24 October on the stage of Rawabet theatre in Downtown, organized by...