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Cairo Criminal Court has ordered that investigations into the Air Defense Stadium massacre case be restarted, stating that there is insufficient evidence and too few documents to try the case in court. The court decided to halt the trial of 16...
Mansoura Criminal Court has given life sentences to 30 members of the Muslim Brotherhood in Daqahliya after they were convicted on a range of charges, including murder. The 30 were among a total of 74 group members given sentences ranging from three...
An inmate has been killed during an attempted break-out from a police station in the town of Hawamdiya, Giza, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday. According to the ministry, Mohamed al-Gazzar died due to suffocating on tear-gas fumes as security...
Al-Azhar’s Dar al-Iftaa has condemned a decision by the Technical University of Dortmund to close a chamber used by Muslim students for performing prayer rituals. In a statement on Sunday, the agency said the decision by the university was...
The first episode of the TV show "Wesh al-Saad", presented by comedy actor Mohamed Saad and broadcast on Friday, provoked angry responses from viewers due to its allegedly indecent content. Many complained of indecent language and...
Temperatures are expected to climb higher on Monday. Warm weather is expected to prevail on the north coasts, the Delta, Cairo and the north of Upper Egypt. Visibility will be reduced in the morning due to fog and impurities in some parts of the...
Transportation Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Ibrahim has said that Minister Saad al-Geyoushi warned a year and half ago that 700 bridges across Egypt could collapse due to overloading and lack of maintenance. Geyoushi, who was head of the General...
More than 1,300 people moved through the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the Palestinian Gaza Strip in both directions since it was temporarily opened by Egypt on Saturday, according to an official source. Movement through the crossing,...
Prosecutors have granted policeman Yassin Hatem a retrial on charges of killing political activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh in January 2015. Hatem was given a 15-year sentence for the murder of Sabbagh, but he submitted an appeal, which was reviewed by...
The slowdown in tourism in the Red Sea governorate has resulted in an 80 percent drop in tourism-related tax revenues in the governorate, according to a tax official. The decline in tax revenues started with the virtual halt in Russian tourism to...