Halawet Rouh movie, starring Haifa Wahbe
Egypt’s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has decided to ban the recently-premiered movie “Halawet Roh”, or “Sweetness of Soul”, from public screening in the first direct intervention from the... Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 20:19
The Suez public prosecutor on Thursday referred 40 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to a criminal court on charges of killing a child and inciting violence in the city. They are also charged with terrorizing citizens... Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 19:10
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The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy (NASL) called for a million-man march on Friday to Tahrir and Rabaa al-Adaweya squares. The march was originally called for by the Muslim Brotherhood.   “Egypt has... Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 19:06
President Adly Mansour on Wednesday met with a delegation from the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) in a meeting that lasted four hours, according to NCHR spokesperson Ihab Badawi. “The the delegation... Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 19:00
Halawet Rouh movie, starring Haifa Wahbe
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Sayed Ali Geneidy, 63, died at the Demu prison in Fayoum on Thursday. He was detained pending investigations into the storming of a police station after the dispersal of the Brotherhood sit-ins in August 2013. Preliminary examinations by the prison...

World

A Palestinian activist fixes a flag near a newly erected protest encampment on 20 January 2013 in the West Bank village of Beit Iksa. The Israeli army early Monday morning removed the encampment of four tents and a building under construction, military sources said.
Palestinians gathered across the West Bank and Gaza on Thursday for rallies of solidarity with Israeli-held prisoners, as peace talks near collapse...
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika arrives on a wheelchair to vote in the presidential elections in Algiers, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Algerians are trickling into the polls to elect a new president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be won by the ailing incumbent. President Bouteflika has ruled this nation for the past 15 years and, despite suffering from a stroke, is running for a fourth term on a platform of stability.
Algerians trickled into voting booths Thursday to elect the president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be dominated...
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Rebels in South Sudan battled government forces Thursday in a renewed offensive targeting the young nation's key oil fields, the army said, amid...

Economy

Natural gas field in the Mediterranean
A source at the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company said that Egypt will reduce gas production by 220 million cubic feet per day from 17 to 27 April.   Production will be 4.69 billion cubic feet per day instead of 4.91...

Culture

 Russell Crowe
Indonesia has banned Hollywood biblical epic "Noah" starring Russell Crowe, censors said Tuesday, the latest Muslim country to stop the...
Mohamed al-Badry, the Egyptian ambassador to Moscow, unveiled a statue of the Egyptian thinker and writer Abbas Mahmoud al-Akkad on Thursday at the...
Interim president Adly Mansour will inaugurate on Thursday evening the Art Day after 33 years of suspension.Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb, Culture...