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The Coptic Orthodox Church is celebrating Pentecost on Sunday, the day of the establishment of the church in Christianity.   Pope Tawadros II will lead the service at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo.   Following the service, the...
Communication and Information Technology Minister Khaled Negm has said that his ministry is not responsible for the content offered on Internet websites, days after a court ordered a block on porn websites.   “Raising children at home in...
A group calling itself “The Revolutionary Punishment” has claimed responsibility for shooting dead two police sergeants in Fayoum last Thursday in retaliation for the recent executions of militants.   In a statement on its Facebook...
Unknown gunmen kidnapped three civilians on Saturday in Rafah, North Sinai.   Two of the three who were kidnapped were working at the Rafah border crossing.   In a separate incident, a 37-lady was shot dead by unknown assailants in Sheikh...
A recent decision by the Antiquities Ministry to raise the ticket prices for Egyptian visitors to historical sites in Aswan and Luxor has drawn opposition from tourism workers in the provinces.   Workers said the decision, which the ministry...
Egypt’s judiciary should remain out of politics and maintain independence from the executive authority, said Misr Al-Qawia Party chief Abdel Moneim Abouel Fotouh.   “The judicial authority should be completely taken out from the...
Eight political parties representing the Democratic Current have demanded the Supreme Constitutional Court to hasten with deciding on the constitutionality of the law regulating the right to protest.   In a statement on Friday, the parties said...
Two watchmen were wounded after unknown gunmen fired at them outside the Abuksa police station in Fayoum late Friday.   The two security agents exchanged fire with the assailants before sustaining their injuries.   Police and army...
Police and inmates’ families clashed Friday night at the Agouza police station in Giza after a fire initially attributed to an electric short circuit started at the facility, leaving one inmate dead from asphyxiation, according to a security...
The Transport Ministry has followed the instructions of the Interior Ministry not to re-open the Sadat Metro Station until further notice.   Transport Minister Hany Dahy had intended to reopen the station in February only for changing...