Egyptian security forces have been battling a Daesh-affiliated insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Six other soldiers were wounded in the attack which struck a military vehicle.
King Fahd Causeway linking Saudi Arabia to Bahrain. (Twitter)
May 31, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The new causeway would begin close to Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt andreach the eastern shores of Ras Sheikh Hammad north of Dhiba port in Saudi Arabia.
Basma AbdelSalam would be a shoo-in for Piper Chapman. (File photo)
May 31, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Until ‘Orange is the New Black’ returns to our screens, we cast the jailbirds a bit closer to home!
Members of an Egyptian family gather outside their house in a Cairo slum. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The two projects, which were opened on Monday, are part of the larger Hayy al-Asmarat housing project, which comprises a total of 11,000 housing units, costing LE1.5 billion to build. The occupants of the new homes will be transferred from slum areas soon.
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.