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Abu Ismail sentenced to 7 years

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Salafi preacher convicted of forging official documents in order to run as a candidate in the 2012 presidential elections

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Haniyeh calls for permanent opening of Rafah crossing

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The border crossing has been closed since 1 April; humanitarian cases are still cut off inside the strip without access to assistance

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120 sent to prison for 6 October clashes

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The court acquitted six defendants taking part in violence on October War’s 40th anniversary

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Minister of Communication announces EGP 5bn sector development plan

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Atef Helmy says that the implementation of the plan will take seven years

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Egyptian hopes dominate El Gouna quarterfinal draw

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

Five Egyptians reach last eight on home turf

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Al-Ahly go top through late winner

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

Al-Zamalek are looking to play catch up in Group 2 when they face Al-Minya on Thursday

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Fahmy presses Arab League chief on activating terrorism convention

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Foreign minister and Arab League Secretary General discuss terrorism and regional issues

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Al-Sisi campaign collects 500,000 signatures of support

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Presidential hopeful’s legal advisor announces criteria adopted when submitting documents for presidential elections

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IED injures 3 in Giza neighbourhood

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

This is the second explosion of the day in Greater Cairo

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Ministries of Housing and Supply cooperate on development of services in new cities

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

New cities will be provided with markets, trade complexes, logistics areas and factory outlets, housing ministry says

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President refers anti-terror legislation back to cabinet amid mounting criticism

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Presidential decision to subject the draft to societal dialogue is futile, says human rights lawyer

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Injury of journalists raises questions on job safety

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Press Syndicate calls for silent protest to demonstrate journalists’ anger at the “deliberate attacks”

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Government to adopt new economic stimulus package

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Business  /  3 Comments

Minister of Finance says package would focus on industry, housing and construction, communication and tourism sectors

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Natural gas supplies to be temporarily reduced by 5%

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

A natural gas supply unit will stop working from 17 to 27 April, Ministry of Electricity says

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Ashour leads home hopes into second round at El Gouna

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

Egyptian No.1 stays on course to retain El Gouna International title

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Man shot dead inside police station

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The suspect is currently detained and is facing investigation

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Morsi trial postponed to 19 April

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Former president completes third of five consecutive days in court for different cases

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71 killed, 124 injured in blasts at Nigeria bus station: police

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  3 Comments

In a twin blast

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Egypt and EU sign agreement for EU Election Observer Mission

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

EU head of delegation signs Memoranda of Understanding with PEC and foreign ministry

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Cairo court officially rules Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis a terrorist organisation

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Sinai-based militant group has claimed responsibility for a string of violence

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Ga Sabry shakes up El Gouna International

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

Ga Sabry, whose only previous appearance in the main draw of a PSA World Series event was a first round exit in the 2013 World Championships, impressed on the Red Sea resort of El Gouna

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El Sherbini triumphs in Texas

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Sports  /  3 Comments

Egyptian teenager Nour El Sherbini claimed the biggest Women’s Squash Association World Tour title of her career

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Al-Beltagy, Hegazy on trial for 2011 torture case

  /  April 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Influential Islamist leaders accused of torture in Tahrir Square

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Al-Tayeb in Aswan for reconciliation

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The conflict, which extended for days, left 26 people dead and dozens injured

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Former New Valley governor does not regret Al-Sisi support

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Cabinet stressed importance of neutrality of government towards presidential elections

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Egypt still in need of financial assistance: International Monetary Fund

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Business, Economy  /  1 Comment

Financial aid could come from Gulf countries, the IMF or other financial institutions, says IMF’s chief of mission in Egypt

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Egypt’s real estate prices expected to increase by 15% in 2014

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Business, Economy  /  2 Comments

High demand on property units is partly attributed to climb, says Executive Chairman of Coldwell Banker New Homes

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Anti-Coup Alliance describes Ashton visit as ‘evil’

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

EU Election Observation Mission to monitor presidential elections

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US declares Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis a terrorist organisation

and   /  April 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

The Sinai-based militant group has claimed responsibility for attacks around Egypt

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Fahmy and Abbas meet ahead of emergency Arab League meeting

  /  April 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Abbas and Fahmy discussed the ongoing final status negotiations and the “obstacles” involved in the process

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