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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).
The Guardian offices, London (Andre Cowrie / AFP)
May 29, 2016 - 13:39 GMT
Media and politicians claim a freelancer's work discredits the Guardian.
Google marks what would have been the 85th birthday of the late ‘lady of the Arabic screen.’ (Google)
May 29, 2016 - 10:01 GMT
The actress passed away on 17 January 2015.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (right) meets Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas in Cairo on May 9, 2016. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2016 - 09:46 GMT
The two presidents are scheduled to discuss the latest regional developments, including the French initiative for a Palestinian-Israeli peace conference and the upcoming international support group for peace negotiations in Paris on Friday 3 June.
The recorders' underwater locator beacons only transmit ping signals for about 30 days, the typical duration of their battery life. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2016 - 07:37 GMT
Airbus shared the signal's location information with Egyptian officials, which helped narrow the search area to a 5 kilometer zone now being scoured by air and sea.
Mohamed Salah
May 27, 2016 - 17:59 GMT
Even before Ahly’s huge win, the Italian club suggested they could be searching for one more Egyptian standout,  Alaa Abdel-Ghani reports
Puyol riding a camel at the Giza pyramids (photo: Al-Ahram)
May 27, 2016 - 17:49 GMT
The Spanish football player was given a tour of the not-yet-open Grand Egyptian Museum
Egyptians light candles during a candlelight vigil for the 66 victims of the EgyptAir MS804 flight that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea, at the Cairo Opera House in the Egyptian capital on May 26, 2016. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
May 27, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Receiving the emergency locator signal from the wreckage is a big breakthrough in the search for the plane's two black box recorders.
Ibrahim Hamato
May 26, 2016 - 17:53 GMT
Has anyone ever told you that you can’t do something? And that “something” is out of your league and will forever be...
Egyptian journalists take part in a candle light vigil in memory of EgyptAir MS804 victims in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo on May 24, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed el-Shahed)
May 26, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Investigators are working against the clock to recover the plane's black boxes, which will cease to emit a signal after about 30 days.
A foreign ministry spokesman said the Swiss government had blocked about $650 million in the case of Egypt, and $61 million in the case of Tunisia. (Twitter)
May 26, 2016 - 13:26 GMT
A new law allowing Swiss authorities to seize and return illicitly-acquired funds from Swiss banks will come into effect in July.
The merger negotiations between CBC and AlNahar lasted nine months. (Scoop Empire)
May 26, 2016 - 10:19 GMT
After nine months of intense negotiations the two major networks will create an umbrella holding company with global aspirations.