Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) meeting with Egyptian President Mohamed Mursy at the presidential palace in Cairo on November 17, 2012. Erdogan arrived in Egypt for a visit overshadowed by an Israeli aerial assault on neighbouring Gaza strongly condemned by both Ankara and Cairo.
Turkey would welcome senior figures from Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood after they were asked to leave Qatar under pressure from other Gulf Arab states, Turkish media quoted President Tayyip Erdogan as saying... Tuesday, 16 September, 2014 - 09:05
Egypt's tourism industry, battered by three years of political upheaval, violence and street protests, could fully recover by the end of next year if regional turmoil does not spread to the Arab world's biggest... Monday, 15 September, 2014 - 13:47
Cairo Criminal Court resumed on Monday the trial of toppled president Mohamed Morsy, along with 123 others, over prison break charges, premeditated murder of a policeman and smuggling prisoners during the 2011... Monday, 15 September, 2014 - 12:12
Activist Alaa abdel Fattah and his sister
Anti-military activist Alaa Abdel Fattah was released on a LE5,000 bail pending a retrial over charges of unlicensed protesting. Abdel Fattah was released along with two other activists, Mohamed(Nubi) Abdel Rahman and... Monday, 15 September, 2014 - 11:04
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) meeting with Egyptian President Mohamed Mursy at the presidential palace in Cairo on November 17, 2012. Erdogan arrived in Egypt for a visit overshadowed by an Israeli aerial assault on neighbouring Gaza strongly condemned by both Ankara and Cairo.
Activist Alaa abdel Fattah and his sister

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Muslim Brotherhood leader Salah Sultan
The family of Muslim Brotherhood figure Salah Sultan has called on authorities to release their son, who was transferred to the intensive care unit of Tora Prison hospital for the second time within 48 hours due to his bad health condition for being...

World

Libya's Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni speaks to reporters in Abu Dhabi September 10, 2014.
Qatar has denied an accusation by Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni that it sent three military aircraft loaded with weapons to a Tripoli...
French President-elect Francois Hollande gives a speech on 14 May 2012 at the "Maison de la Mutualite" conference center in Paris. Hollande was to be sworn in as France's president Tuesday before naming a prime minister and dashing to Germany to battle with Berlin over how to tackle Europe's debt crisis.
French President Francois Hollande called on Monday for united international action to tackle the threat from Islamic State militants as he opened a...
A Union flag flies near Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in London 24 October 2011.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will make one of his final visits to Scotland later on Monday four days before a historic independence...

Economy

Stock indices rose collectively at the end of Monday’s trading, supported by purchases of Egyptian and Arab investors against sales of foreign corporations and investment funds. The market capital earned LE7.1 billion to close at LE518.1...

Culture

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...
Mohamed Naguib was the first president of Egypt after it became a republic. He was born in Khartoum, Sudan, on 7 July 1902 to an Egyptian father and...