Qalyubiya security chief Mahmoud Yousry
One person was killed and four others injured on Saturday in clashes between Muslims and Christians in Qalyubiya, reportedly due to a traffic dispute. In a press statement on Saturday, Mahmoud Yousry, Qalyubiya’s... Saturday, 19 April, 2014 - 14:43
Ahmed al-Moslemany, spokesperson for the presidency
Egypt’s presidency mourned on Saturday Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez who died Thursday at 87 in Mexico. In statements on Saturday, media adviser for Egypt’s interim presidency, Ahmed al-Meslimany,... Saturday, 19 April, 2014 - 14:33
Mortada Mansour
Zamalek Sports Club chief Mortada Mansour backtracked on Saturday on his bid for Egypt’s presidency, announcing stepping out of the race slated for 26 and 27 May after seeing a "vision in his sleep."... Saturday, 19 April, 2014 - 14:21
Popular Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef gestures as he talks during an interview with Reuters in Cairo, 15 January 2013. 
Dubai-based, Saudi-owned MBC Group has decided to halt the screening of Egypt’s most popular comic show during the presidential elections on 26 and 27 May to avoid influencing voters. Al-Bernameg, by satirist... Saturday, 19 April, 2014 - 13:59
Qalyubiya security chief Mahmoud Yousry
Ahmed al-Moslemany, spokesperson for the presidency
Mortada Mansour
Popular Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef gestures as he talks during an interview with Reuters in Cairo, 15 January 2013. 


Chairman of the technical office of the asistant minister of justice Abdel Azim al-Ashry said on Friday that the total endorsements collected for presidential candidates since 31 March hasreached 578,300 as of Friday. Ashry added in a press...


Rescue workers install floats where the capsized passenger ship ''Sewol'' sank in the sea off Jindo, 18 April 2014.
The vice principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of his pupils on what turned out to be a disastrous ferry trip has...
Russia's President Vladimir Putin gives his annual televised question-and-answer session in Moscow
President Vladimir Putin said Russian forces had been active in Crimea in order to support local defence forces, the first time he has admitted...
A man takes a photo of people standing in front of a barricade at the seized office of the SBU state security service in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine 18 April 2014.  
Armed pro-Russian separatists were still holding public buildings in eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying they needed more assurances about their...


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...


 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...