According to Al-Shorouk newspaper, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued on Wednesday a presidential decree to introduce new legislative amendments to the real estate tax law, discarding the remarks that the State... Wednesday, 20 August, 2014 - 13:56
People crowd around a petrol station during a fuel shortage in Cairo June 26, 2013.
Egypt's population reached 87 million on Tuesday at 6:46 pm, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS said that the population increased by one million in the past... Wednesday, 20 August, 2014 - 13:51
Cairo Criminal Court on Wednesday postponed the trial of toppled president Mohamed Morsy and another 14 members of the Muslim Brotherhood over the alleged killing of protesters outside the Ettehadiya Palace to 25 August... Wednesday, 20 August, 2014 - 13:00
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.
Egypt said on Wednesday it was disappointed that a truce it helped broker in Gaza has been broken. "This will lead to more victims and a crisis for innocent civilians," Egypt's foreign... Wednesday, 20 August, 2014 - 11:13
People crowd around a petrol station during a fuel shortage in Cairo June 26, 2013.
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.

News

A petroleum ministry official said that Egypt will receive the first shipment of imported gas in December, which would help reduce the frequent power outages.    The source confirmed that the government also agreed on seven shipments from...

World

 A protester kicks a tear gas canister back towards police after protests in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown turned violent near Ferguson, Missouri August 17, 2014.
Police said Wednesday they had arrested 47 people during a night of protests in Ferguson, the Missouri town rocked by violence over the police...
Police and rescue workers look for survivors at a landslide site after heavy rains hit the city of Hiroshima, western Japan, on August 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/)
 
Huge landslides in western Japan killed at least 32 people and left another nine missing Wednesday, authorities said, after waves of mud engulfed...
Saudi King Abdullah bin abdel Aziz
A Saudi national convicted of murder was decapitated by the sword in the southwest of the Gulf kingdom on Tuesday, the interior ministry said....

Economy

Stock market indexes declined on Monday amid sales by institutions and foreign funds after gains that were achieved over the past few days. The capital market lost around LE3 billion, reaching LE516.7 billion. The main EGX30 declined by 1.35 percent...

Culture

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...
The earliest evidence of mummification in Egypt suggests that the practice of wrapping bodies to preserve them after death began around 1,000 years...
The civil aviation ministry and the tourism authority, in collaboration with Italian Embassy in Egypt, will organize a ceremony in commemoration of...