The evacuation of residents of the border city of Rafah, in North Sinai, started yesterday as a prelude to establishing a buffer zone along the border with the Gaza Strip.   The Egyptian authorities announced... Thursday, 30 October, 2014 - 18:12
The Egyptian armed forces continued on Thursday to raid suspected terrorist hideouts throughout North Sinai, resulting in shootouts and destroyed property. Together with Central Security forces and supported by... Thursday, 30 October, 2014 - 17:38
Tharwat Gouda, a former undersecretary of the General Intelligence Service
A former senior official at Egypt’s General Intelligence Service who was sentenced to jail for leaking sensitive information has been sent to Tora Prison, south of Cairo, according to an official source at the... Thursday, 30 October, 2014 - 17:30
The Ministry of Agriculture called on the companies of subsidized nitrogenous fertilizers on Wednesday to supply cooperative societies and Agricultural Credit Bank for Development without shortage during the... Thursday, 30 October, 2014 - 17:27
Tharwat Gouda, a former undersecretary of the General Intelligence Service

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Denmark Embassy
Grundfos Egypt and the Ministry of Irrigation recently discussed cooperation opportunities during a meeting between Denmark's ambassador Pernille Dahler Kardel, Minister of Irrigation Mohamed Al-Moghazy and Grundfos Egypt chief Ehab Eshak....

World

A convoy of peshmerga vehicles is welcomed by Turkish Kurds after crossing into Turkey near the Habur border gate in the southeastern city of Silopi, 29 October 2014.
A first group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Thursday to help push back Islamic State militants...
Residents stand inside a damaged house after a missile attack in Damadola village of the Bajaur tribal region in Pakistan 15 May 2008. 
A suspected US drone strike killed at least five militants in a Pakistani tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Thursday, with local villagers...
Microsoft Corp launched a device called "Microsoft Band" that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the...

Economy

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb visited the Sanmar Chemicals factory in Port Said on Wednesday.   The factory, which is the largest in the Middle East and North Africa, is projected to produce 275,000 tons of caustic soda per year, 60,000 tons of...

Culture

Screenshot from Jordanian movie "Theeb"
Encouraged by an Orizzonti Best Director award won at the 71st Venice Film Festival, the first international award for Jordanian cinema, observers...
Amr Waked at Winter Discontent premiere
Egyptian actor and film-maker Amr Waked, equally at home in Cairo and Hollywood, says the time is ripe for a host of other Arab stars to make it big...
The Ministry of Antiquities announced Wednesday the discovery of remains of an ancient Pharaonic tomb at Meet Rahina, Giza, adding that excavations...