Apr. 17, 18:00
ISTANBUL: A man who attempted to assassinate Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan last year was sentenced to 11 years and eight months in prison on Friday by an Istanbul court, Turkish media reported. Ferhat Yildiz attempted to...
Apr. 17, 15:00
PALERMO: The Italian navy took back control on Friday of a Sicilian fishing boat that had been seized overnight by unknown assailants near the Libyan coast, the defence ministry said. The stretch of Mediterranean Sea has grown...
Apr. 17, 17:00
CAIRO: Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Waly said that the government is to sign a $400 million agreement with the World Bank Friday for a project that is set to benefit 1.5 million poor Egyptian families, Youm7 reported....
Apr. 16, 17:45
CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended on a mixed note Thursday, as the benchmark index EGX30 lost a slight 0.11 percent, battered mainly by local and Arab sell offs. The benchmark fell to 8,886 points at close, down from...
Apr. 16, 17:11
CAIRO: The World Bank decided to increase its investments in Egypt to $4.5 billion in the coming four years, the bank’s regional vice president for MENA Hafez Ghanem said Thursday. Ghanem’s remarks came during a panel...
Fahmy ‘troubled’ by long delay for Canadian passport
Parliament election laws approved by gov’t, referred to State Council
Year after El Bernameg taken off-air, Bassem Youssef wins Best Host at NYF
Giza school’s ‘Islamist’ book burning to be investigated: Education Min
Sexual harassment ‘significantly decreased’ over spring holidays: pressure group
Abu Ismail’s 7 yr sentence upheld for concealing mother’s dual citizenship
Apr. 15, 13:30
CAIRO: The number of German tourists visiting Egypt increased by 17% during the period between January and March 2015, compared to the same period last year, Egyptian ambassador to Germany Mohamed Hegazy told state-owned MENA...
Apr. 15, 13:00
CAIRO: A 2,400 year-old basalt shrine was unearthed from beneath Cairo’s modern districts of Ain Shams and Mataria, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty announced Tuesday. “The finds were discovered during the ongoing...
Apr. 14, 14:00
CAIRO: While millions of Egyptians mark the national holiday of Sham El-Nessim, one of the few celebrations that bring both Muslim and Coptic Christians together, very few realize that it is a celebration linked directly to...