Telecommunications Minister Atef Helmy and Assiut Governor Ibrahim Hammad laid on Wednesday the cornerstone of the smart village project, which will be carried out in New Assiut city, to be the first investment... Wednesday, 16 April, 2014 - 14:43
The Dostour Party has now officially endorsed presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabbahi in the race. In a press release issued on Wednesday upon conference held at the party’s main headquarters, the party said,... Wednesday, 16 April, 2014 - 13:59
Former Petroleum Minister Osama Kamal said it would cost the government LE17 billion to replace the electricity network.   In an interview with Haitham Seoudi from the Mehwar 2 channel, Kamal said the energy... Wednesday, 16 April, 2014 - 13:48
Car bombed in Faisal district, Giza, 15 April, 2014.
A bomb exploded on Tuesday under a car in the district of Faisal in Giza, injuring three. The blast took place under the car of Islam Fawzy Abdel Hafiz, 25, who lives in Faisal, while his friend Ahmed Ismail Abdel... Wednesday, 16 April, 2014 - 11:37
Car bombed in Faisal district, Giza, 15 April, 2014.

News

Red Sea security services rescued Joseph Attia, a 6-year-old child who was kidnapped for eight days, after paying a ransom of LE2 million. Authorities say the kidnappers confessed to the crime and said they took the boy from Hurghada and hid him in...

World

The South Korean Coast Guard rescue some of the passengers and crew aboard a ferry sinking some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo on April 16, 2014
South Korean rescue teams, including elite navy SEAL divers, raced Wednesday to find up to 293 people missing from a capsized ferry carrying 459...
Salva Kiir
The leader of South Sudan's rebels has vowed to attack the capital Juba and target crucial oil fields, warning in an exclusive interview with AFP...
Indian transgenders perform at a seminar in Mumbai on October 3, 2013.
 
India's highest court on Tuesday recognized a neutral gender that is neither male nor female, in a landmark ruling that paves the way for equal...

Economy

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...

Culture

 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...