Sun illuminates Sharqiya church similar to Abu Simbel

21 Aug 2015
The sun illuminating the statue of Ramses II inside the Abu Simbel Temple twice a year is a known phenomenon that baffles scientists in the whole world by the greatness of the ancient Egyptians.   But the sun illuminating the ancient...

Foda: Jobs created by Manpower Ministry a media show

Cotton farmers
19 Aug 2015
Hossam Foda, head of the Egyptian Council for Workers and Farmers' Rights, said in a recent interview with Al-Masry Al-Youm that the jobs created by the Manpower Ministry are but a mere media show.   He also said that the council...

New YouTube talk show discusses Egypt's taboos

19 Aug 2015
A young man named Mohamed Saeed has started a talk show on YouTube entitled “Forbidden Talk” to discuss the problems his generation faces, such as female genital mutilation, discrimination and false religiosity.  ...

Dostour Party president: My resignation is final

Hala Shukrallah
18 Aug 2015
Dostour Party President Hala Shukrallah said in an interview with Al-Masry Al-Youm that she resigned on Sunday due to ongoing internal differences, adding that her resignation is final.   Shukrallah denied that Mohamed ElBaradei, the...

Real Estate Tax Syndicate Chairman: We protest to defend 7 million families

Hundreds of workers at the Finance Ministry protest the civil service law outside the Journalists Syndicate
15 Aug 2015
Real Estate Tax Syndicate Chairman Tarek Koeib said in an interview with Al-Masry Al-Youm recently that the families of real estate tax officers will participate in a vigil called for by the syndicate on Monday to protest against the...

HRDO: Financial corruption in July LE24.2 billion

Protest outside Central Auditing Organization
14 Aug 2015
Financial corruption in Egypt has cost LE24.2 billion of state funds for the month of July 2015 alone, with 75 corruption incidents in total, the HRDO Center to Support the Digital Expression, said in a report Thursday, citing the...

Al-Masry Al-Youm tours Khanka hospital after 10 deaths

13 Aug 2015
Al-Masry Al-Youm toured  the Khanka Hospital for Mental and Neurological Health after the death of 10 patients between August 1 until August 9.   Three of the victims suffered from high temperature, four were natural deaths...

Egyptian Sumo champion says suffering from neglect

11 Aug 2015
A simple phrase written on the Egyptian winner of the US the 15th annual US Sumo Open Ramy Abd El Aty Ibrahim Belal al-Gazzar summed up his journey until he became the world Sumo champion. "The start was with nothing, and...

The New Suez Canal: Between facts and beliefs

09 Aug 2015
At least 74 percent of Egyptians believe that New Suez Canal project will have a positive impact on their lives and their families, while 13 percent do not believe that will happen and 4 percent said the project will have moderate results...

Air-conditioning, fans sales witness unprecedented increase

06 Aug 2015
Air-conditioning and fan sales witnessed an unprecedented rise, as described by retailers, during the past period, coinciding with the summer heat wave.   The heat wave contributed to the sales of fans and air-conditioning, which...