The head of Egypt's censorship board has resigned in protest at a decision to pull Lebanese star Haifa Wehbe's latest movie, which has been criticised for scenes deemed sexually provocative. On Wednesday evening... Sunday, 20 April, 2014 - 08:59
Clashes between Muslim Brotherhood, Tamarod in Fayoum
General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat has ordered 25 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to be referred to a criminal court over charges of kidnapping two members of Tamarod campaign in January 2013. Tamarod led the 2013... Saturday, 19 April, 2014 - 23:52
The Egyptian militant group Ajnad Misr (Soldiers of Egypt) claimed responsibility on Saturday for a blast that killed one police officer in Cairo. The bomb exploded in Cairo's Lebanon Square on Friday night, killing... Saturday, 19 April, 2014 - 22:20
From left to right: A March 26, 2013 file photo shows qatar's Emir Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani attending the opening of the Arab League summit in the qatari capital Doha, and his son, qatari Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani smiling as he arrives in the Bahraini capital of Manama on December 24, 2012.
Qatari authorities had assured Muslim Brotherhood figures based at the Gulf kingdom that they would not be deported as reportedly requested by other Gulf nations, a source from the group, also based in Qatar, has told... Saturday, 19 April, 2014 - 19:38
Clashes between Muslim Brotherhood, Tamarod in Fayoum
From left to right: A March 26, 2013 file photo shows qatar's Emir Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani attending the opening of the Arab League summit in the qatari capital Doha, and his son, qatari Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani smiling as he arrives in the Bahraini capital of Manama on December 24, 2012.

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Chairman of the technical office of the asistant minister of justice Abdel Azim al-Ashry said on Friday that the total endorsements collected for presidential candidates since 31 March hasreached 578,300 as of Friday. Ashry added in a press...

World

This photo, taken on 14 April, shows burned houses in Bentiu after a bomb fell beside a car market. Sudanese war planes on Monday launched a fresh bombing raid on Bentiu, capital of the oil-rich South Sudan border state of Unity, killing at least one child, according to officials.
Over 100 people have been killed in a cattle raid in South Sudan's Warrap state, a local information minister told UN radio, the latest atrocity...
A view of the Arak heavy-water project 190 km (120 miles) southwest of Tehran August 26, 2006.
Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said Saturday that a dispute with world powers over the Arak heavy water reactor has been "virtually...
Two people were killed and one wounded when a car blew up in a mainly Shi'ite village in Bahrain on Saturday, and the interior ministry said...

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

Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said Saturday two ancient Pharaonic tombs belonging to the 26th dynasty (663-525 BC) had been discovered at the...
 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...