Citizens will bear only 25 piasters of the actual cost of the kilo of subsidized sugar, said the Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Khaled Hanafy in a seminar held by Al-Masry Al-Youm Friday.   He added the same... Saturday, 26 July, 2014 - 13:46
An explosion during an Israeli strike in the northern Gaza Strip is pictured from the Israeli border with Gaza, early morning 26 July 2014, before a cease-fire takes effect.
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip poured into the streets on Saturday to recover their dead and stock up on food supplies after a 12-hour humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas took hold.   Women in Beit... Saturday, 26 July, 2014 - 13:43
Army deplys in North Sinai
Unknown assailants shot dead two Central Security officers in Sheikh Zuwayed in North Sinai on Friday, hours after the army declared the death of three jihadists in military campaign in the restive peninsula.  ... Friday, 25 July, 2014 - 18:22
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during a joint news conference with Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Baghdad 13 January 2014.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon urged  in a statement on Friday released by his office to begin an immediate truce between Israel and Hamas during the Muslim Eid al-Fitr feast.   "On this, the last... Friday, 25 July, 2014 - 15:31
An explosion during an Israeli strike in the northern Gaza Strip is pictured from the Israeli border with Gaza, early morning 26 July 2014, before a cease-fire takes effect.
Army deplys in North Sinai
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during a joint news conference with Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Baghdad 13 January 2014.

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Dozens of pharmacists protest at headquarters of Health Ministry, Cairo, 16 October 2012, demanding implementation of ministry's decisions, and dismissal of Mohamed Mostafa Hamed Health Minister.
Cairo Court for Urgent Matters will consider on Saturday an appeal filed by the Syndicate of Pharmacists against imposing judicial guardianship on the syndicate.    The court set 23 September to consider the appeal, but the defense asked...

World

Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara 22 November 2011.
A Turkish court ordered that eight police officers be kept in custody on Friday pending a possible trial over accusations that they spied on Prime...
Anti-Putin MPs in Ukraine
Ukraine's parliament said on Friday it had yet to receive a resignation letter from Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk so could not vote on whether...
Francois Hollande
Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African state of Mali that killed all 116 people on board,...

Economy

Transport Minister Hany Dahy said Friday that international companies are vying to win a deal with the Egyptian side for the manufacture of 700 high-quality train cars.   The minister told Al-Masry Al-Youm that a Hungarian offer enjoys several...

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....