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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon urged  in a statement on Friday released by his office to begin an immediate truce between Israel and Hamas during the Muslim Eid al-Fitr feast.   "On this, the last Friday of Ramadan, I call for an...
Transport Minister Hany Dahy said Friday that international companies are vying to win a deal with the Egyptian side for the manufacture of 700 high-quality train cars.   The minister told Al-Masry Al-Youm that a Hungarian offer enjoys several...
The Manzala district court in Daqahlia sentenced on Friday 16 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to three years, levying a fine of LE10.000 and a LE5,000 bail over charges of rioting last march.   The defendants were found guilty of affiliation...
Authorities claim a drive-by shooting of a police officer by motorcyclists east of Cairo was merely a publicity stunt as investigators say the officer shot himself to be under the limelight.   Cairo security, running investigations into the...
Investigations into the killing of 22 army soldiers at the New Valley province, west of Cairo, last Saturday, have revealed the involvement of a former commando officer, security sources said.   The former officer, Hesham al-Ashmawy, a member...
The Nour Party member in the presidency board Shaaban Abdel Alim has urged all political parties on Thursday to refrain from forming coalitions and to start pressuring the government to finish the process of dividing electoral districts. ...
According to security and military sources, Khaled Al-Menai, a leader from the terrorist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis has been killed in Sinai in an exchange of fire with the security forces early Thursday.  The military had revealed earlier on...
Foreign Minister Sameh Shokry asked his British counterpart, Philip Hammond, that the United Kingdom exercise efforts to convince all parties to join the Egyptian initiative for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip to stop the ongoing Israeli aggression....
Mostafa Ezzat Humaydan, the imam of Amr Ibn al-Aas Mosque, was referred to investigation for letting another imam, Mohamed Gebril, take his place on Wednesday evening without coordinating with the Endowments Ministry. Meanwhile, Endowments Minister...
Hasaballah al-Kafrawy, former housing minister and leading figure of the “Who Loves Egypt” campaign to eliminate slums, has recommended that Egypt should be carefully divided into 10 regions. “The laws of the Urban Communities...