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The delegation signed a twinning agreement between the city of Sharm El-Sheikh and an Italian city for the sake of turning Sharm El-Sheikh into the first digital economy city in the Middle East. (Shutterstock)
February 21, 2017 - 12:30 GMT
A delegation from the Italian Egyptian Friendship Council has toured Cairo and Sharm El Sheikh to discuss bilateral tourism and education opportunities.
Egyptian security forces inspect the scene of a bomb explosion at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo on December 11, 2016. (AFP/Kaheld Desouki)
February 21, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
At least 28 people were killed in December when a bomb exploded in a chapel adjoining St Mark's Cathedral in Cairo.
Nabila shot to fame in 1965, after starring in
February 21, 2017 - 10:44 GMT
That explains her frequent visits to Paris.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi poses during a meeting with French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the presidential palace in October. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
While not denying participation in the meeting, the presidency said that "Egypt spares no efforts to reach a just and permanent solution to the Palestinian issue, based on the two-state solution and the Palestinians' right to establish an independent state along the June 4, 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital, without any political outbidding."
The trilogy faces global campaigns accusing it of promoting violence, abuse, and emotional disturbance. (CNN)
February 20, 2017 - 20:49 GMT
The trilogy faces global campaigns accusing it of promoting violence, abuse, and emotional disturbance.
The moment Rania tripped on stage. (YouTube)
February 20, 2017 - 20:35 GMT
What a way to start the show.
The five-time Ballon D'or winner’s planned visit to Cairo was postponed twice
February 20, 2017 - 20:19 GMT
Barcelona star Lionel Messi will arrive in Egypt on Tuesday for a one-day visit to promote the country’s Tour n’ Cure medical tourism campaign, trip organizers Prime Pharma announced on Monday.
Angham was also named the best-selling female pop artist in Middle East for 2003. (Facebook)
February 20, 2017 - 18:25 GMT
Her concert was a hit.
Another 21 were acquitted. Charges ranged from premeditated and attempted murder to theft and vandalism.
February 20, 2017 - 16:17 GMT
Ten defendants in a 2012 Egyptian football stadium riot, in which 74 people were killed, saw their death sentences upheld by an Egyptian court Monday.
In February 2012, more than 74 Ahly Club supporters were killed after thousands of Masry fans attacked them at Port Said Stadium following the team's 3-1 Egyptian Premier League victory over Ahly. (AFP/File)
February 20, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
After protracted legal procedures and a long appeal process, a lower Egyptian court sentenced in June 2015 11 people to death, including one in absentia, in a retrial of the case after receiving the Grand Mufti's opinion on the verdict.
The project will be built over 700 sq km east of Cairo between Greater Cairo and the Red Sea and will be executed within five to seven years at a cost of $45 billion.  (File photo)
February 20, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Dubbed as Egypt’s administrative capital, the Capital City development is one of President Sisi’s mega-projects that aims to kick-start Egypt’s economy.
This file photo taken on June 25, 1993 shows Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman (R) entering his apartment building with an unidentified man after afternoon prayers at his mosque in Jersey City, New Jersey. (AFP/Mark D. Phillips)
February 19, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Radical preacher Omar Abdel-Rahman, 78, died while serving a life sentence for his involvement in the 1993 World Trade Center attacks in New York.
Visitors go through security at Sharm El Sheikh airport. (AFP/File)
February 19, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Cairo has improved most security aspects providing for safe Egypt-Russia flights, but Moscow believes that a few details remain problematic, according to a Russian parliamentarian.
2017 Squash Open D’Italia logo
February 18, 2017 - 18:46 GMT
Two Egyptian squash players, Youssef Ibrahim and Mohamed Saied, represented Egypt in the 2017 Squash Open D’Italia.
Ahmed Helmy, Mona Zaki, and Donia Samir Ghanem join a list of international celebrities from 190 countries. (DNE)
February 16, 2017 - 12:31 GMT
Ahmed Helmy, Mona Zaki, and Donia Samir Ghanem join a list of international celebrities from 190 countries.
A scene from the play American Buffalo. (The Spectator)
February 16, 2017 - 10:17 GMT
Highlights of exhibitions, music and theatre events this weekend.