After nearly two years and two months of terrorist attacks and scandals, the Interior Ministry has struggled to counter threats facing the nation. On Thursday, Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb made a limited cabinet... Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 20:30
A snapshot from a video released on Twitter by Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis on 28 August 2014.
The Cairo Criminal Court began on Thursday the trial of 213 alleged members of the militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, accusing them of assassinating policemen and bombing security facilities.   The court... Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 17:25
New ministers with Sisi
The new ministers were sworn in before President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday afternoon at the Ittihadiya Presidential Palace in Heliopolis in the presence of Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb.   Mehleb made a... Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 16:43
Judges for Egypt movement
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has sent Cairo Appeal Court President Ayman al-Wardany to retirement.   The decision, made on 17 February and issued in the official gazette on Thursday, said the retirement was based... Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 16:35
A snapshot from a video released on Twitter by Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis on 28 August 2014.
New ministers with Sisi
Judges for Egypt movement

News

Al-Masry Al-Youm has studied five schools in Cairo, Minya, Qena, Menoufiya and Kafr al-Sheikh that are almost empty of the students as many prefer to take private lessons, believing school is a waste of time.   At 8:30 am, Mohamed Shaaban, who...

World

Warplanes from Libya's internationally recognised government carried out air strikes on a Tripoli airport on Thursday just hours before...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry walks with Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (L) during a meeting of Gulf foreign ministers at Riyadh Air Base March 5, 2015.
 
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Saudi Arabia's king and Gulf Arab foreign ministers in Riyadh on Thursday to reassure them that a possible...
© AFP | Migrant disembark from a ship of the Italian coast guards on March 4, 2015 in the port of Augusta, Sicily
 
 
 
Nearly triple the number of migrants entered the European Union in 2014 compared to the previous year, mainly due to refugees fleeing war in Syria,...

Economy

Egypt's market  rebounded Thursday with EGX30 Index  rose 1.21percent  to record 9,575.98 points on total turnover of LEP479million, the Egyptian Exchange data showed . Meanwhile, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 and the...

Culture

Poster of 'Mamnou' (Forbidden) documentary film by director Amal Ramsis 
The documentary film ‘Mamnou' (Forbidden) will be showcased in Zawya art house cinema (Odeon Cinema) on Wednesday, 11 March at 6:30 pm....
Youssef Ayman
“I long for the days of my course with Syran plastic artist Sorour Elwany,” with those words 16-year-old Youssef Ayman, the son of Shubra...
A recent research paper written by a team of French and Kenyan paleontologists has revealed the discovery of a 28-million-year-old ancestor of...

Life Style

People dance in a street in the centre of Vienna for the traditional start of the carnival season in Vienna
Vienna, Austria's elegant capital on the Danube river, has again been commended as offering the best quality of life of any city in the world;...
. A worker mixes red icing sugar in Aschheim near Munich 
 Adults and children from the Americas to Western Europe and the Middle East must roughly halve the amount of sugar they consume to lower risk...
Authorities and tech developers must stop sensitive health data entered into applications on mobile phones ending up in the wrong hands, experts warn...