June 13, 2001
Thousands of Egyptians call on a daily basis prominent clerics from Al Azhar, the top Sunni authority in the Islamic World, to ask them for fatwas, ad
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak received a verbal message Wednesday from his Sudanese counterpart, Omar Al Bashir that dealt with the latest situatio
In moves more akin to pre-game crowd-rousing at football matches than electoral politics, candidates for the Egyptian Press Association’s top post hav
Egypt’s volleyball team will meet France in a friendly match in Port Said Thursday. Egypt is gearing up for World Cup finals to be held in Cairo in Au
Egypt’s Zamalek is eyeing a deal to add Zambian striker Fareed Muali to its soccer team.
FIFA has appointed Egypt’s Mahmoud Kamel to head the refereeing panel overseeing the int’l military soccer tournament to be hosted by Egypt next week.
Israeli and Palestinian officials wrapped up a meeting Wednesday with CIA director George Tenet to discuss implementation of his ceasefire plan.
Egyptian lawyers have followed in the footsteps of a Lebanese colleague and Arab activists in Belgium, announcing that they will file suit against Pri
An accused Israeli spy, Egyptian engineer Sherif Al Filali, was acquitted in Cairo on Wednesday, but a Russian who was tried in absentia, Gregory Jife
Egyptian Prosecutor General Maher Abdel Wahed has ordered the former governor of Giza, Maher Al Jundi, to appear along with seven others before the st
An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter Scale shook Egyptian areas on Tuesday, causing panic among some residents, but there were no reports of cas
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and CIA chief George Tenet struck a deal early Wednesday on Tenet's plan for putting in place a lasting ceasefire
Rumor has it that controversial singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim visited Kuwait a few days ago to sing at the wedding party of one of the local upper crust.
He may be 75 years old and seriously ill, but Youssef Shahin is forging ahead with a new film while also wielding his camera to fight a battle on behalf of peasants in Cairo.
An unprecedented animated film about the life of the Prophet Mohammed must pass muster at Al Azhar, the millenium-old "fortress" of Sunni Islam, clerics said.