The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy (NASL) that supports deposed president Mohamed Morsy said on Wednesday that it has dropped the membership of the Salafi Al-Watan party upon its request.   This comes a... Wednesday, 17 September, 2014 - 15:30
A screenshot from a video posted by Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis showing the bombing of a police vehicle that killed six officers on Rafah-Arish road.
A Youtube account claiming affiliation with militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis showed the IED bombing that targeted a police vehicle in North Sinai that left six officers dead on Tuesday.   Sources had speculated... Wednesday, 17 September, 2014 - 10:16
Egyptian activist Ahmed Douma stands behind bars during his trial at the New Cairo court, on the outskirts of Cairo 3 June 2013.
Human rights lawyer Kahled Ali said the health condition of jailed political activist Ahmed Doma has deteriorated sharply after he refused to take his medication, in an escalation to what he had announced 21 days ago... Tuesday, 16 September, 2014 - 15:21
Zagazig Criminal Court sentenced 17 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to prison terms ranging between 3 and 5 years over riots that occurred in Zagazig University and 10th of Ramadan City in Sharqiya. The court acquitted... Tuesday, 16 September, 2014 - 10:39
A screenshot from a video posted by Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis showing the bombing of a police vehicle that killed six officers on Rafah-Arish road.
Egyptian activist Ahmed Douma stands behind bars during his trial at the New Cairo court, on the outskirts of Cairo 3 June 2013.

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President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi could see protests by his opponents and supporters when he marks his first attendance at the United Nations General Assembly's 69th session during the period of 21-25 September. The Free Egyptians Party said its...

World

Supporters of the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party Imran Khan, listen to his speech during what has been dubbed a ''freedom march'' in Islamabad September 16, 2014.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, weakened by weeks of demonstrations calling for him to resign, threatened on Wednesday to clear a protest camp...
At least 48 people including rebel fighters have been killed in Syrian government air bombardments around a town in the central province of Homs, a...
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko (C) poses with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (L) and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (R) at the EU Council in Brussels June 27, 2014.
The Ukrainian and European parliaments on Tuesday simultaneously ratified a landmark pact at the heart of the ex-Soviet country's bloodiest...

Economy

Egypt has contracted for the purchase of 180,000 tons of French wheat needed for the production of local subsidized bread.   The amount, obtained by the General Authority for Supply Commodities through  an international bid, the seventh to...

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...