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Egypt's Press Syndicate chief detained for 'harbouring journalists'. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Amnesty said that at least 20 journalists are currently behind bars, citing the Press Syndicate.
Two Egyptian girls wear masks to protect against swine flu. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
An estimated 90 per cent of Egypt's women have become victims of the practice that includes the removal of all or part of the clitoris. Circumcision is usually done for girls before reaching puberty.
Fitch expects general government debt to grow to 90.5 percent of GDP in FY17, on the assumption that the pound will continue to weaken. (File photo)
May 31, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Following S&P's negative outlook rating last month, Fitch keeps Egypt in junk territory, but outlook is 'stable'.
Al-Sisi called on Egyptians, including media outlets, to not discuss the case again, arguing that the whole matter is now in the hands of parliament, which will in turn discuss the agreement and has the freedom to approve or refuse it. (Twitter)
May 30, 2016 - 14:46 GMT
Court postpones session to Tuesday for the third time, while demanding documentation from government’s lawyers.
Fans react to judgements on the Port Said massacre - a real case of deadly football hooliganism in Egypt (AFP / File)
May 30, 2016 - 13:44 GMT
Guests turned on each other after a glass of water was thrown
Journalists hold a banner reading in Arabic:
May 30, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The three syndicate leaders, who were accused by prosecutors of harbouring fugitives and disseminating false news, refused to pay bail, their lawyer Sayed Abu Zeid added on Monday.
The ministry seeks to produce 20 percent of new and renewable energy of the total national electricity grid by 2020. (File photo)
May 30, 2016 - 11:59 GMT
Egypt's electricity ministry has signed an agreement with the triple alliance, who will fund the wind power plant project with a capacity of 250 MW in the Gulf of Suez.
Was Angham being selfish by not taking selfies with her fans? (Facebook)
May 30, 2016 - 11:38 GMT
What was going through her mind?
Egyptian police officers were accused of beating a citizen to death after a video of the incident circulated widely on social media. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
The officers will only remain in prison for four more days.
Investment in roads, infrastructure, water, sewage and desalination plants are being made thanks to Arab development fund grants. (Shutterstock)
May 30, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The project aims to reclaim and cultivate 620,000 acres, create new urban communities, and link Sinai to the more populous Delta area.
Although she was nominated for the prize before, this was her first time to win it. (Daily News Egypt)
May 30, 2016 - 07:55 GMT
A few weeks ago, Hoda Zakaria's investigative report about deceiving patients with stem cells won the Arab Journalism Award in Dubai, making her the first female Nubian journalist to win it.
Participants are challenged to display strength and fitness by completing a series of obstacles, or
May 30, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The popular action competition will film over two days at the Red Sea resort of Sahl Hasheesh in Hurghada.
A relative of a supporter of Egyptian ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi is supported as he faints outside the courthouse on March 24, 2014 in the central Egyptian city of Minya, after the court ordered the execution of 529 Morsi supporters after only two hearings. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Twelve others sentenced to life in prison, six others to 15 years and two were acquitted.
Ahmed Elmohamady
May 29, 2016 - 18:34 GMT
Hull City winger Ahmed Elmohamady made his English Premier League return Saturday after his side beat Sheffield 1-0 in the Championship play-off final.
Adi Petiwala experienced, if briefly, what it was like being detained in Cairo holding cells. (image: Facebook)
May 29, 2016 - 17:13 GMT
A US master’s degree student who was banned from Egypt last week told her story on Facebook.
No new signal was detected from jet since day of crash, search intensifies for remains of EgyptAir flight MS804. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Sources told Reuters that nothing new had been detected since a radio signal picked up on the day of the crash from the plane's emergency locator transmitter (ELT).