Apr. 19, 11:35
CAIRO: A Sunday explosion hit an electricity transformer near a court in Sharqia governorate; the attack is one of several violent incidents of such kind occurring in Egypt’s streets. The blast damaged a transformer and...
Apr. 19, 10:31
DUBAI:Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the concept of Iranian nuclear weapons was a fabrication and the United States was the real source of threat, hardening his rhetoric before nuclear negotiations...
Apr. 19, 09:49
ROME: As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, a United Nations official said on Sunday. Twenty eight people were rescued in the incident, which happened in...
Apr. 18, 15:45
CAIRO: Egypt’s economic conference held March 13-15 in Sharm el-Sheikh was a “success,” said the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department Friday. Masoud’s remarks were part of...
Apr. 18, 15:15
RAMALLAH: The Palestinian president says he has reached an agreement with Israel in which tax revenues it collects for the Palestinians will be transferred following a three-month freeze. Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that...
Apr. 18, 12:48
CAIRO: Recent measures taken by Egypt’s Central Bank to address the parallel market have been “welcome,” said Masood Ahmed, the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department....
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. 18, 16:17
CAIRO: Egypt’s seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Giza Pyramids, were opened to the public for free Saturday only for World Heritage Day, which occurs every year April 18, Antiquities Ministry Mamdouh al-Damaty...
Apr. 17, 17:15
CAIRO: Cairo Runners initiative has held its third annual half-marathon in Cairo’s upscale district of Heliopolis Friday, in cooperation with the Ministry of Sport and Cairo governorate. The marathon, held Friday morning, was...
Apr. 17, 16:00
CAIRO: A 3,300 year-old ancient Egyptian pillar fragment that once stood at Karnak temples in Luxor and was illegally smuggled to London, will return to Egypt in the next few days, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty said...