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Sawiris has a $2.5B fortune and is Egypt's third wealthiest man. (The Globe and Mail)
September 05, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Tycoon Naguib Sawiris, the 609th richest person in the world, proposes to buy a Greek or Italian island to shelter refugees fleeing across the Mediterranean.
The four American soldiers were responding to an initial blast when the attackers injured them with a second explosive device. Militant attacks have become common in Egypt's Sinai region. (Al Bawaba/File)
September 04, 2015 - 14:39 GMT
Six peacekeepers, including four Americans, were injured by improvised explosive devices in Egypt's northeast Sinai, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.
Members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood stand behind the bars during their trial in Cairo, Egypt, on June 16, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 04, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A criminal court convicted 25 alleged Muslim Brotherhood supporters on charges of arson and multiple counts of murder.
Egypt's culture minister said the country may be establishing a holding company for cinematic productions. (AFP/File)
September 04, 2015 - 02:16 GMT
Egypt's culture minister said the country may be establishing a holding company for cinematic productions.
Four of the fishermen were saved and detained in a prison in the city of Khoms. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 18:27 GMT
Four of the fishermen were saved and detained in a prison in the city of Khoms.
The non-oil private sector in Egypt grew last month despite increasing unemployment rates, a survey said. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
September 03, 2015 - 18:07 GMT
The non-oil private sector in Egypt grew last month despite increasing unemployment rates, a survey said.
Daesh supporters raise their flag over an overrun Egyptian security checkpoint in Sinai. (YouTube)
September 03, 2015 - 12:55 GMT
In a 37-minute video, Sinai's Daesh-affiliate, Wilayat Sinai, showed the group using advanced anti-aircraft missiles, raising concerns for Egypt's heavy-reliance on air power to combat the militant group.
Egypt's top prosecutor made a similar move last month by releasing 125 detainees - some on medical grounds, others, students (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Egypt's top Prosecutor-General Ali Omran ordered the release of 77 pro-Morsi prisoners on medical grounds.
Singer Nadia Mostafa says 'kitschy' stuff must go; singer Mostafa Kamel agrees but questions how the rule will be implemented. (Listenarabic.com)
September 03, 2015 - 08:18 GMT
The Egyptian Musicians Syndicate is requiring any singers performing in Egypt to 'cover up'!
The Alexandria Film Festival is set to screen 300 films this year. (Afktravel.com)
September 03, 2015 - 07:59 GMT
The Alexandria Film Festival is set to screen 300 films this year.
Syrian actress Sulaf Fawakherji is competing in the Alexandria Film Festival with her film
September 03, 2015 - 07:34 GMT
Syrian actress Sulaf Fawakherji is competing in the Alexandria Film Festival with her film "Cherry Messages."