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The occupancy rates in Luxor hotels rose to 64 percent, Luxor tourism police announced Thursday.   The increase comes in conjunction with the mid-school year vacation, which will extend until mid-February.    The total number of...
Two policemen were killed on Thursday when their armored vehicle turned over on the main road to the south of Arish, North Sinai.   The vehicle turned over on the Arish-Lehfen Road, south Arish, in the Be'r Lehfen area, killing one police...
Sharqiya police announced on Thursday the arrest of an alleged terrorist cell of seven wanted Muslim Brotherhood members.   The suspects were found in possession of illegal leaflets and are already wanted in connection with violent offenses,...
Renowned football commentator and retired footballer Mahmoud Bakr passed away on Wednesday at the age of 72.   Bakr reportedly died of kidney failure, according to Al-Arabiya, on February 3 at a military hospital in his home province of...
Cairo’s Matareya Educational Hospital will remain closed as doctors continue a strike denouncing an assault by a police officer on one of their colleagues, the Doctors' Syndicate said late Wednesday.   The syndicate’s board will...
Meteoroglists expect moderate weather on Friday along the northwestern coast and in Cairo. Weather will be warmer along the northeastern coast and in north Upper Egypt. It will be hot in south Upper Egypt during daylight hours and very cold at night...
Egypt blocked the entry of a French wheat shipment on Thursday due to a violation of both the Egyptian and the Codex standard specifications, said Agriculture and Land Reclamation Minister Essam Fayed.   Fayed said that the French shipment is...
"Low-ranking police officers need functional and physical rehabiliation," said Monufiya MP Samah Gibrael in a statement Thursday, adding that low-ranking police officers do not act in a propper manner. Gibrael's statement comes after a...
Parliament members from Port Said have voiced their objection to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's call for dialogue with the Ultras football fan groups.   Meeting with Prime Minister Sherif Ismail late Wednesday, the MPs asked to convey...
The Railway Authority's revenue rose in November 2015 to stand at LE118.8 million, compared to LE93.4 million in November 2014, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) said in its monthly report issued on Thursday....