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Journalists and photojournalists demonstrate in Cairo against repeated attacks on members of the press in Egypt (AFP)
April 30, 2017 - 17:45 GMT
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has faced a backlash from judges after ratifying hugely contested legal amendments that give him sweeping powers over the country's courts.
Earlier during the Pope’s visit, he met with Pope Tawadros II in Saint Mark’s Coptic Cathedral, which was bombed last December. (AFP)
April 30, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Security forces have intensified their presence, with a reported 30,000 security personnel during Pope Francis’ visit to Cairo.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump looks meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at the Plaza Hotel on September 19, 2016 in New York. (AFP Photo/Dominick Reuter)
April 30, 2017 - 12:07 GMT
President Trump's erratic foreign policy statements actually mask a deep-seated continuity in key policies, with a heavy focus on military power, writes Rami G. Khouri.
South Korean actress Min Song-a. (Astro Awani)
April 30, 2017 - 09:21 GMT
First Arab film festival in South Korea set for June.
A screengrab shows a Daesh leader trying to extinguish the flames by rolling on the ground. (YouTube)
April 30, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The Daesh leader had previously burned and killed three local residents and a police officer.
Zamalek team
April 29, 2017 - 21:04 GMT
Cairo giants Zamalek have officially lodged a complaint with FIFA against the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), accusing the football governing body of being unfair in their recent dispute...
Pope Francis (C) stands near to Coptic Pope Tawadros II (R) as he prepares to light a candle during a visit at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul church in Cairo, which was target by a suicide bomb attack that killed 29 people last December, on April 28, 2017. (AFP/Andreas Solaro)
April 29, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The 'Pope of Peace' reiterated his message of interfaith dialogue in a visit to Egypt.
Egyptian former interior minister Habib al-Adly (c) walks outside the court room after his retrial at Cairo's police academy on February 24, 2015 (AFP)
April 29, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Egyptian authorities have announced that former leader Hosni Mubarak’s minister of interior, Habib Al Adly, is a fugitive of the law.
Egyptians walk past a welcome banner bearing a portrait of Pope Francis a day ahead of his visit to the capital Cairo, on April 27, 2017. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
April 28, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Despite security concerns, Pope Francis is going ahead for a visit to Egypt to strengthen ties between Christians and Muslims.
Photo: Scoop Empire
April 27, 2017 - 15:18 GMT
Meet Shady Beshr; Egypt’s one and only base jumper. His love for extreme sports and sky diving lead him to become one of the region’s most sought after adrenaline junkies.
Nasser Maher (Photo: Ahram)
April 27, 2017 - 12:58 GMT
Spanish side Villarreal have offered Ahly's midfielder Nasser Maher a trial, the Cairo club said on Tuesday.
St Catherine's Monastery, in the south of Sinai. (AFP/Pedro Gomes)
April 27, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The act of revenge came amid increasing tensions between Daesh and local tribes in the region.
Do you like what you see? (Soltana)
April 27, 2017 - 09:45 GMT
Yep, that's how unflattering this outfit is.
Sand Artist Kim Ha Jun. (Photo: Bassam Alzoghby)
April 27, 2017 - 08:13 GMT
A Korean b-boy troupe and a sand artist performed as part of the Korean-Arab Friendship Caravan.
Ramadan Sobhi (Photo: Stoke City)
April 26, 2017 - 17:27 GMT
Egyptian winger Ramadan Sobhi says he is trying to avoid the mistakes of Egyptian players who have been taken on by European clubs, insisting that...
Ahly and Zamalek avoided facing each other after being placed together in pot 1
April 26, 2017 - 16:24 GMT
Egypt's Ahly and Zamalek have been drawn in tough groups as the Confederation of African Football (CAF) held on Wednesday the draw for...