Local Development Minister Adel Labib
Local development Minister Adel Labib said the government started taking steps to use solar energy in electricity generation nationwide. Several governorates started lightning of main roads using solar energy, Labib... Monday, 1 September, 2014 - 14:06
   Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Waly
Amnesty International has warned of increased restrictions on the activities of civil society organizations in Egypt as the authorities prepare to draw up a new law the organization believes will add to the woes of NGOs... Monday, 1 September, 2014 - 12:50
Hurghada hospital received on Monday three ambulances coming from Ras Ghareb hospital carrying six people who were badly wounded in a bus accident. Medical sources said they had received 42 victims, with seven people in... Monday, 1 September, 2014 - 12:06
Suez Canal Authority Chief Mohab Mamish said the new Suez Canal Authority is set to open on 5 August. “I’m determined to make it on 6 August, which marks my birthday and my daughter’s as well,”... Monday, 1 September, 2014 - 10:53
Local Development Minister Adel Labib
   Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Waly

News

US ambassador to Cairo Robert Stephen Beecroft
The new United States ambassador to Cairo, Robert Stephen Beecroft, will arrive in Egypt late September, succeeding Anne Patterson who left in August 2013 after 26 years in the position, according to an official at the US embassy. Beecroft was a...

World

Iraqi officers in a graduation ceremony at a police academy. A suicide bomber killed 15 people and wounded more than 20 others as he blew himself up in front of a police academy in Baghdad on Sunday, Iraqi security officials said. (AFP Photo/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
Violence in Iraq left at least 1,420 people dead in August as Iraqi forces fought to regain areas overrun by jihadist-led militants, the United...
Pro-Russian fighters stand by a T-64 tank in Starobesheve, southeast of Donetsk, on August 31, 2014 
Ukrainian troops on Monday were battling a Russian tank contingent in the eastern city of Lugansk, Kiev said, accusing Moscow's army units of...
Snow on the ground last week in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on the border with Syria. Israel has offered to send humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians affected by the regime's crackdown on protests through the International Committee of the Red Cross, the foreign ministry says.
Heavy fighting between Syrian army forces and rebels erupted on the Golan Heights on Monday, a Reuters photographer said, but it was unclear if...

Economy

Egyptian stock indices recorded a relative increase at the end of Monday session kicking off the week's trading, supported by purchases of Egyptian investors.   Arab and foreign investors on the other hand favored selling.   The market...

Culture

Mohamed Naguib was the first president of Egypt after it became a republic. He was born in Khartoum, Sudan, on 7 July 1902 to an Egyptian father and...
Gold
Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Al-Damaty said in a news conference at the headquarters of the Tourism Police on Sunday that 246 pieces of royal...
The Egyptian embassy in Berlin will restore on Friday samples of a cartouche of King Cheops, which were stolen by German researches a year ago from...