Sohag police on Tuesday killed a 27-year-old suspect involved in five cases of abduction and robbery and arrested another following a shootout with police. Both are accused of killing a policeman. Security services... Wednesday, 1 October, 2014 - 13:58
Toppled President Mohamed Morsy did not attend his trial session, along with another 131 Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas defendants, over jailbreak charges, security sources told Al-Masry Al-Youm.   The session on... Wednesday, 1 October, 2014 - 11:42
Mahinour al-Masry
The Freedom for the Brave Movement has said that there are 150 people on hunger strike, including 136 detainees and 14 others.   Among the detained are 64 prisoners in Abu Zaabal prison, 42 in Tora prison, 10 in... Wednesday, 1 October, 2014 - 11:39
Political opposition parties are forming a new alliance led by Aboul Fotouh before the fourth anniversary of the 25 January revolution to offer a political alternative to the current regime. Sources close to the group,... Wednesday, 1 October, 2014 - 11:22
Mahinour al-Masry

News

People hold Libyan flags amid smoke and fire after protesters set tyres on fire in a street during a demonstration against the General National Congress (GNC) in Benghazi 21 February 2014.
Egypt has offered to train pro-government forces battling rival armed groups in Libya, stepping up efforts to eradicate what it says is a threat to its own stability from the anarchy engulfing its neighbor.   The offer was the latest sign of...

World

Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2014 (SPIEF 2014) in St. Petersburg 23 May 2014.
At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when shells hit a school playground and a mini-van in a nearby street in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, city...
Demonstrators gather in Qatif in the Shiite-populated Eastern Province of the Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 8 July 2012 
Gunmen shot and wounded a Saudi policeman in the eastern part of the kingdom, state news agency SPA reported late on Tuesday, in an attack that...
Pro-democracy demonstrators take a rest during a protest in Hong Kong on September 30, 2014 
Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday he was "deeply concerned" about escalating protests in Hong Kong and reminded China of its...

Economy

Qatari Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends the start of the first contact group meeting on Libya in Doha 13 April 2011.
A Finance Ministry source said Gulf states are putting pressure on Qatar to extend the maturity of bonds worth US$2.5 billion owed ​​by Egypt in November, pointing out that in case this pressure fails, the repayment would be taken from the cash...

Culture

At the hands of Lebanese isolationism groups represented the by South Lebanon Army and Phalanges Party (Kataeb Party), and in coordination with the...
Ahmed Mutawa, director of the Archaeological Sites Development Department, said all museums will be for free on World Tourism Day on 27 September in...
“Don’t Sign” by Ahmed A. Fotoh is a four-minute short screened at the Alexandria Film festival 2012. Equally emotive and didactic, the film is about a man making the right choice between corruption and his compassion for the martyrs of Egypt’s uprising. 
Culture Minister Gaber Asfour will open on Wednesday the Alexandria Film Festival at Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The festival is organized by the...