Egypt ranked sixth place among the 10 worst jailers of journalists in 2014, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.
“Egypt more than doubled its number of journalists behind bars to at least 12,... Sunday, 21 December, 2014 - 14:00
A Palestinian think-tank on Saturday slammed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s initiative which he says seeks to set a timetable for ending Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.
The independent... Sunday, 21 December, 2014 - 13:52
A reconciliation meeting between President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will take place within days, according to informed sources who are preparing the meeting.
The... Sunday, 21 December, 2014 - 13:44
Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday for incoming passengers from the Gaza Strip for the first time in almost two months, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said.
Rafah is the only major crossing between... Sunday, 21 December, 2014 - 13:39
Libyan coast guard forces arrested on Saturday evening an Egyptian fishing boat bearing the name of Alhaj Mohamed within the territorial waters of the Gulf of Sirte, according to Libyan Coast Guard Colonel Reda Eissa, who spoke to Al-Wasat news...
The Egyptian pound held steady at a central bank dollar sale on Sunday but weakened on the unofficial market.
The bank offered $40 million and said it had sold $37.8 million at a cut-off price of 7.1401 pounds to the dollar, unchanged from its last...