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Suspect dead, another injured in Sohag shootout

01 Oct 2014
Sohag police on Tuesday killed a 27-year-old suspect involved in five cases of abduction and robbery and arrested another following a shootout with police. Both are accused of killing a policeman. Security services cordoned the area where...
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Morsy jail-break trial postponed to 18 October

01 Oct 2014
Toppled President Mohamed Morsy did not attend his trial session, along with another 131 Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas defendants, over jailbreak charges, security sources told Al-Masry Al-Youm.   The session on Wednesday was...
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Egypt offers military training to Libya, cites Islamic State threat

People hold Libyan flags amid smoke and fire after protesters set tyres on fire in a street during a demonstration against the General National Congress (GNC) in Benghazi 21 February 2014.
01 Oct 2014
Egypt has offered to train pro-government forces battling rival armed groups in Libya, stepping up efforts to eradicate what it says is a threat to its own stability from the anarchy engulfing its neighbor.   The offer was the latest...
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Freedom for the Brave Movement: 150 people on hunger strike

Mahinour al-Masry
01 Oct 2014
The Freedom for the Brave Movement has said that there are 150 people on hunger strike, including 136 detainees and 14 others.   Among the detained are 64 prisoners in Abu Zaabal prison, 42 in Tora prison, 10 in the Km-10.5 Camp on...
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Egyptian 'mistakenly' killed in Benghazi clashes

A militia stands guard in front of the entrance to the 17 February militia camp after Libyan irregular forces clashed with them in the eastern city of Benghazi 16 May 2014. 
01 Oct 2014
An Egyptian citizen was killed in Libya after being mistakenly shot as he was passing through a hot spot in troubled Benghazi. Nasser al-Jihany, an official from Benghazi medical center, said on Wednesday that they received the body of Al-...
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New alliance of political opposition under Aboul Fotouh aims to restore 25 Jan revolution

01 Oct 2014
Political opposition parties are forming a new alliance led by Aboul Fotouh before the fourth anniversary of the 25 January revolution to offer a political alternative to the current regime. Sources close to the group, speaking on...
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Two blasts rock Kafr Al-Zayyat area, no injuries reported

01 Oct 2014
Two bombs exploded on Wednesday in the Kafr Al-Zayyat area, leaving no injuries. The first blast occurred outside the central security camp, while the second bomb went off near Kafr al-Zayyat hospital. A source told Al-Masry Al-Youm that...
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Nour Party threatens escalation over high school history textbook

Younis Makhiyon new President of al-Nour Party during the second general Assembly of the party, Cairo, 9 January 2013.
01 Oct 2014
The Salafi Al-Nour Party attacked the administration of Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb over a high school history textbook in which it was mentioned that Al-Nour took advantage of the revolution and founded a religious party contrary to the...
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Crisis of 30 Egyptian trucks held in Libya’s Ajdabiya ends

Egyptian drivers returning from Libya
01 Oct 2014
More than 30 Egyptian trucks crossed to Libya after end of the detention crisis by families of Libyans imprisoned in Egypt, demanding the release of three who were given 25-year sentences for possessing weapons and drugs.   Abdel...
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Probe ordered into Sabbahi remarks on awaited verdict against Mubarak

30 Sep 2014
Public Prosecutor Hesham Barakat ordered an investigation into accusations of former presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabbahi inciting against judicial verdicts.   The report filed by lawyer called Azab Makhlouf accused Sabbahi of trying...
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