22 Nov 2014
By the end of 1984, torture in places of detention returned strongly after a hiatus of just a few months, following the first term of President Hosni Mubarak.
With the rise in the number of torture cases, political activists thought...
21 Nov 2014
Egypt, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Egypt has indefinitely shut schools in two border towns in northern Sinai as the army prepares to intensify a battle with Islamist militants that turned the daily trip to lessons into a "journey of death...
19 Nov 2014
Following President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's violent and harsh crackdown on political dissidents, the organization calling itself the Islamic State seems to be benefiting from the disillusionment of young politically-minded youth who...
14 Nov 2014
Welad ElBalad Media Services team won the first place at the competition of the Editors' Lab organized by the Egypt Media Develpment Program (EMDP) and the Global Editors Network (GEN) and hosted by Al-Ahram Foundation. Al-Masry...
14 Nov 2014
The vast majority of the people of Port Said may not know that a group of Bolsheviks who were supporters of Lenin, the Russian leader of the October 1917 Revolution against the Tsar, are lying in graves in Port Said as if they were on a...
13 Nov 2014
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church could finally change internal familial by-laws, which currently forbid Egyptian Coptic Christians from divorcing or remarrying, after increasing pressure from members within the community. Some members...
12 Nov 2014
Varying opinions have been given concerning the recent agreement to delineate water borders between Egypt, Greece and Cyprus, a step that seeks to organize the right to natural gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean.
11 Nov 2014
A deal by Egypt and Cyprus involving the demarcation of water territories and regulating the use of natural gas resources in the Mediterranean has apparently provoked Ankara to urge reinforced naval presence in the area.
10 Nov 2014
It is important to reveal the neglected aspects of WWI in Egypt, when a state of terror swept all cities in anticipation of a foreign invasion from every direction.
People dug trenches in the Suez Canal cities, and soldiers stood vigilant...
09 Nov 2014
The terrorist group of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has disclosed conditions for joining the group and offered advices for the new members.
According to the instructions published in the London-based Asharq Al-Awsat...