Mahinour al-Masry
Alexandria Court of Appeals on Sunday accepted a challenge submitted by the defense of political activist Mahinour el-Masry to suspend a prison sentence of two years and a fine of LE50,000 for violating the protest law... Sunday, 21 September, 2014 - 17:33
Four bombs exploded simultaneously in the cities of Tanta and Mahalla at 1:45 pm amid reports of injuries.  In Tanta, a bomb exploded outside the Delta Hospital, a second one exploded outside the Police Officers... Sunday, 21 September, 2014 - 15:05
Army helicopter above Kerdassa
An Air Force helicopter crashed during training in the vicinity of the Com Oshim Security Camp in Fayoum. Military spokesperson Mohamed Samir said on Facebook on Sunday that six people died and another was... Sunday, 21 September, 2014 - 14:25
Egypt's newly appointed Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim speaks to media at his office in Cairo 5 January 2013. Reuters file photo. 
The death toll of the Foreign Ministry bombing has claimed the life of another policeman, leaving at least seven others injured, according to Major General Abdel Fattah Othman, deputy interior minister for media... Sunday, 21 September, 2014 - 10:48
Mahinour al-Masry
Army helicopter above Kerdassa
Egypt's newly appointed Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim speaks to media at his office in Cairo 5 January 2013. Reuters file photo. 


Egyptian activist Ahmed Douma stands behind bars during his trial at the New Cairo court, on the outskirts of Cairo 3 June 2013.
A security source said on Sunday that political activist Ahmed Doma was transferred from Tora prison hospital to a hospital outside of prison to undergo medical tests.  The tripartite committee of the Forensic Medical Authority that examined...


Ukrainian servicemen are pictured at the military camp near the town of Svyatogorsk in Eastern Ukraine
 The Ukrainian military accused separatists and Russian troops on Sunday of continuing to shoot at government forces despite a 5 Sept ceasefire...
Turkish policemen and soldiers walk as Syrian Kurds wait behind the border fence to cross into Turkey near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, 19 September 2014.
About 60,000 Syrian Kurds fled into Turkey in the space of 24 hours, a deputy prime minister said on Saturday, as Islamic State militants seized...
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...


The Cabinet Information and Decision Support Center said Suez Canal revenues rose in July by 8.6 percent to US$482.2 million versus $443.9 million in June, and by 12.3 percent compared to July 2013, which amounted to $429.2 million. In its economic...


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...