Egypt

December 27, 2014

No further details have been given regarding the cause of the accident. (AFP/File)
11:22 GMT

A metal silo collapsed on top of factory while workers remained trapped inside.

The officers were guarding international banks when the drive-by shooting occurred. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
09:30 GMT

Drive-by attack occurred not far from Cairo square.

December 26, 2014

Egypt's army has continued a longstanding battle with militants in the volatile Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT

Two members of Egypt's security forces were killed by a roadside bomb in the Sinai Peninsula late Thursday, the army said.

December 25, 2014

Hundreds of Coptic Christians attend midnight mass in Cairo, January 6, 2013. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT

Coptic Christians in Egypt increased security around churches for Christmas Thursday following threats from extremist groups.

Al-Sayed said the open-door policy of the seventies and the economic reform programme at the beginning of the nineties led to a rapid economic transformation.
04:55 GMT

The report added that 2014 can be labelled as the “beginning of stability and economic growth”.

December 24, 2014

Qatar-based Al Jazeera shut down its Egypt channel in the past week, causing further tension between Cairo and Doha. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT

Saudi brokered talks to end an 18-month standoff between Doha and Cairo will continue into January following Al Jazeera's decision to close its Egypt channel.

Egypt, China to cooperate in coal power generation (Image Egyptian coal power plant).
17:46 GMT

The two countries will sign 25 agreements primarily within the realms of energy and transport with 7 of them focusing on coal-powered plants

Mohamed Salah
14:13 GMT

The Egyptian has made just six appearances in all competitions under Jose Mourinho this season and is one of a number of names on the Nerazzurri's January wish list

Mohamed Mounir will be traveling with world music group Dissidenten. (Image: Facebook)
06:15 GMT

Danka, Dissidenten! Mohamed Mounir is unbelievably excited to make music around Europe with the German rock band.

December 23, 2014

Mehleb Witnessed the Signing Ceremony
19:57 GMT

Project to provide technical and financial support to industrial facilities in line with environmental laws for pollution reduction

Bassem Youssef was named one of "100 most influential people in the world" by Time magazine in 2013. (AFP/File)
18:31 GMT

Bassem Youssef and his company Q-Soft were fined millions of dollars by The Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration for poking fun at Egypt's military leaders.

A pipeline carrying gas supplies to Jordan was blown up in north Sinai by militants Tuesday. (AFP/File)
11:33 GMT

Security forces in Egypt increased security in north Sinai after militants attacked a gas pipeline, which provides gas to Jordan Tuesday.

30 billion EGP in savings
11:16 GMT

The fall in oil prices is good news for the Egyptian government which in July slashed fuel subsidies, raising pump prices by up to 78 percent.

December 22, 2014

This is the second time that the crossing has opened to Palestinians in the Israeli-besieged Gaza Strip since one of the deadliest attacks on Egyptian soldiers took place in North Sinai in October. (AFP/File)
18:48 GMT

Egyptian authorities announced on Monday the extension of the opening of Rafah border crossing for an additional day, after initially planning to open the border Sunday and Monday only.

Al-Jazeera's move to take its Egypt channel off the air comes amid attempts by Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries to to mend the relationship between the two countries after months of tensions over Doha's support to the banned Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
17:48 GMT

Qatar's controversial Al-Jazeera Mubasher Misr (Al-Jazeera Egypt) announced on Monday that it is broadcasting its last news items before closure, as reconciliation efforts to mend tensions between Egypt and Qatar continue.