Egyptian activist Ahmed Douma stands behind bars during his trial at the New Cairo court, on the outskirts of Cairo 3 June 2013.
Egypt's lawyers union has criticized an Egyptian judge for "disparaging" and "terrorizing" the defense team of a prominent activist on trial over a 2011 protest. Judge Mohammed Shehata gained... Saturday, 22 November, 2014 - 18:27
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman
Egypt hopes to attract investment of $10-$12 billion in 20 projects, including in energy, transport and water, at a major conference in mid-March, the minister for international cooperation said on Saturday. The... Saturday, 22 November, 2014 - 17:34
The National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) has said that service by Egypt's three mobile carriers, Vodafone, Mobinil and Etisalat is getting worse.   In its quarterly report, NTRA revealed a... Saturday, 22 November, 2014 - 16:05
Yasser Borhamy.
Salafi Dawa Vice-Chief Yasser Borhamy issued an edict over calls for demonstrations on 28 November saying that they are corrupts and extremists who seek spreading corruption. “The call is corrupt and doesn’t... Saturday, 22 November, 2014 - 13:22
Egyptian activist Ahmed Douma stands behind bars during his trial at the New Cairo court, on the outskirts of Cairo 3 June 2013.
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman
Yasser Borhamy.

News

Despite issuance of decision by Major General Mohamed Ibrahim, interior minister, a year and half ago to form security committee to set locations of security ambushes on 300-kilometer Red Sea-Sohag road, being a strategic road linking between Upper...

World

Human Rights Watch called on Israel Saturday to stop razing the homes of Palestinians accused of attacking Israelis, saying the practice can...
AFP/File | Police officers stand at the scene where a bus and a police vehicle were attacked by gunmen on July 18 near the town of Witu, on Kenya's restive southeastern coast, on July 19, 2014
Somalia's Shebab Islamists on Saturday claimed responsibility for a deadly bus attack in neighbouring Kenya in which gunmen slaughtered 28 non-...
AFP / by Taieb Mahjoub | Bahraini protestors call for the boycott of the upcoming parliamentary elections as they stand in front of riot police during a rally in the Shiite village of Diraz, west of Manama on November 21, 2014
Bahrain holds legislative elections Saturday for the first time since a 2011 uprising, despite a boycott by the Shiite opposition that led the pro-...

Economy

Egypt will offer a slew of projects to domestic and foreign investors at a conference in March aimed at kick-starting an economy battered by years of political unrest, the prime minister said Saturday. Falling tourist revenues and slowing...

Culture

Cairo Opera House
A documentary called ‘88’ will be screened on Sunday at the Cairo Opera House’s Artistic Creativity center.   The film is the...
AFP/File | Chinese actress Gong Li, pictured during the Cannes Film Festival in southern France, on May 20, 2014
Chinese-language cinema A-listers and stars from Japan and Hollywood gathered in Taiwan on Saturday for this year's Golden Horse Film Awards,...
Egyptian actor and singer Bushra said she misses singing and is now working on a new album.   Bushra promises her fans the new album will be...

Life Style

Getty/AFP/File | Carbohydrates are associated with heightened levels of a fatty acid linked to increased risk for diabetes and heart disease, Ohio State University study shows
Long-derided saturated fats -- associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease -- caught a break when research revealed their...
AFP / by Gianrigo Marletta | Finalists of the World Muslimah Awards, Safitri Rahmadani (L) of Indonesia, Gesti Nur Ula Deraputri (C) of Indonesia and Ainur Nelissa of Malaysia, reciting the Koran in Yogyakarta, on November 20, 2014
An eclectic mix of women from around the world will compete in the finale of a pageant exclusively for Muslims in Indonesia Friday, seen as a riposte...
Detekt
A new tool to enable journalists and human rights defenders to scan their computers for known surveillance spyware has been released Thursday by...