The project aims to reclaim and cultivate 620,000 acres, create new urban communities, and link Sinai to the more populous Delta area.
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.
The popular action competition will film over two days at the Red Sea resort of Sahl Hasheesh in Hurghada.
Twelve others sentenced to life in prison, six others to 15 years and two were acquitted.
May 29, 2016
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.
A US master’s degree student who was banned from Egypt last week told her story on Facebook.
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).
Media and politicians claim a freelancer's work discredits the Guardian.
The actress passed away on 17 January 2015.
May 28, 2016
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.
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.
May 27, 2016
Even before Ahly’s huge win, the Italian club suggested they could be searching for one more Egyptian standout, Alaa Abdel-Ghani reports
The Spanish football player was given a tour of the not-yet-open Grand Egyptian Museum
Receiving the emergency locator signal from the wreckage is a big breakthrough in the search for the plane's two black box recorders.
May 26, 2016
Has anyone ever told you that you can’t do something? And that “something” is out of your league and will forever be...
The first promotional poster for Ramez Galal's upcoming TV prank show "Ramez Plays with Fire" is here! (Bitajarod)
The first promotional poster for Ramez Galal's upcoming TV prank show "Ramez Plays with Fire" is here!
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 new law allowing Swiss authorities to seize and return illicitly-acquired funds from Swiss banks will come into effect in July.
After nine months of intense negotiations the two major networks will create an umbrella holding company with global aspirations.
The time and place of MS804's disappearance coincided with international training exercises
Naked selfies weren't quite enough, now the Egyptian artist is making videos.
The offensive comes days after Daesh carried out multiple attacks against police officers across Egypt.
The joint venture between Mountain View-Sisban and Egypt's Ministry of Housing is one of the first major projects in Egypt based on a public-private partnership.
More than 150 protesters have been given prison sentences since the beginning of May, 47 of whom are now on hunger strike.
May 25, 2016
Egyptain sympathetic with tired rival after posting straight-set win in PSA Dubai World Series Finals
Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanic says that Salah 'speaks about Egypt all the time'
Enyimba FC of Aba will take on the five-time African champions Zamalek in the group stage of the CAF Champions League having been drawn together in Group B.
The legendary show is returning to our screens this Ramadan - here are some of the cast, then and now.
May 24, 2016
Egypt need to avoid a loss by 4 points in their upcoming clash against Tanzania to secure a place in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations
After applause at Cannes, 'Eshtebak' director slammed in Cairo.
Israel seeks to improve ties with Sisi's Egypt by returning stolen mummy covers to the country
The assessment is based on the small size of human remains found, although no traces of explosives have been detected yet.
Egyptian and Greek officials continue to make contradictory statements as the search for the missing plane continues.
May 23, 2016
Sherine Abdel Wahab, Assala and Ahlam support the airline following the last week's mysterious crash.
Tamer Hosny said they should go to rehab and they said yes, yes, yes!
The Egyptian air control center denied earlier media reports of contact with the crashed EgyptAir MS804 flight.
Shares in one of the UK's biggest travel firms fell 19 percent after the EgyptAir crash and amid skittish sentiment over insecurity in once-popular destinations.
May 22, 2016
At least 21 detainees have joined a full hunger strike at Giza Central Prison to protest their five-year prison terms.
EFA's boss resigns after warning from FIFA that Egypt could be suspended from international football due to 'government interference'
The submarine, operated by the Oil Ministry, was dispatched earlier on Sunday to the Mediterranean Sea where the Airbus A320 had crashed.
Ayman al-Moqadem, the head of Egypt's Air Accidents Investigation department, was quoted in Ahram as saying that the report will present all data gathered by the date of its publication.
Egypt's President Sisi approved a $25 bln loan from Russia for the Dabaa nuclear power plant, the largest Russian-Egyptian project since the Aswan Dam.
Daesh militants have been targeting Egyptian police officers in a series of attacks in Sinai and south Cairo.
As the world expresses its shock over missing EgyptAir flight MS804, personal stories of the Egyptian victims have begun to emerge.
The BEA spokeswoman told dpa that smoke was detected in a forward lavatory, according to the information sent via ACARS, or Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System, which transmits short condition updates to ground stations by radio or via satellite.
This is what Egyptian belly dancer and actress Fifi Abdo would look like if she were on the Game of Thrones.
Investors have panicked at the prospect of EgyptAir MS804 being brought down by a terrorist attack, and the negative impact on Egypt's tourism industry and economy.
Egyptian military conducted "Operation Martyr's Right Three" in Sinai, killing 51 militants and destroying multiple hideouts.
May 21, 2016
Ahly star Moemen Zakariya expressed his absolute elation at the club’s first win against Italian club AS Roma since 2002 on Friday afternoon.
An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar early Thursday morning. Here's what we know so far.
Leaked data reveals that smoke alarms went off aboard the missing EgyptAir flight for three minutes before losing contact.
May 20, 2016
Egyptian military has found debris and belongings from the missing EgyptAir flight.
No wreckage has been found matching the missing EgyptAir flight, despite earlier reports.
May 19, 2016
Greek officials said the debris was found about 230 miles south of the Greek island of Crete.
Roma's coach prepares for Ahly friendly as official game to save the team's reputation
When Yara Shalaby got lost in the desert during her first race, she felt she had handed victory to all those who had mocked her decision to become Egypt's first woman rally driver.
A Swiss spell with Basel was vital in helping Mohamed Elneny quickly adapt to life in the English Premier League after sealing a dream move to Arsenal, the Egyptian midfielder said on Wednesday.
Asian champion Oman will take part in the fourth edition of the International Beach Soccer Championship that will be held in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt from May 27-June 1.
Egypt had planned an appeal against the arbitrated ruling to pay Israel $1.7B compensation for disrupted gas supply, but a reported reduction may kickstart the gas deal.
So far nothing has been found in a sea search.
EGYPTAIR calls on media to stop publishing unconfirmed information as airline tries to determine cause of flight MS840's crash off the coast of Greece
An unverified video may show EgyptAir flight MS804 on fire as it careened through the night sky near Greece early Thursday morning.
A shortage in supply of new and used cars coupled with increased demand has led to skyrocketing prices in the second-hand car market.
Hadi El Bagoury's 'Hepta: The Last Lecture' has become the highest-earning romantic film in Egyptian cinematic history in the three weeks since its release.
The Airbus A320 was flying at 37,000 feet (11,300 meters) when it went missing over the eastern Mediterranean, 10 miles into the Egyptian airspace.
The 30 percent downpayment will be made in exchange for resuming work in the Mediterranean, to be completed by end 2018.
The US top diplomat discussed a range of regional issues with al-Sissi during his brief visit to Cairo, officials from the two sides said, including the ongoing conflicts in Syria and Libya.
EgyptAir flight MS804 departed Paris Charles De Gaulle last night and disappeared off the radar in Egyptian airspace shortly before it was due to land.
Kerry’s Cairo visit, Sisi’s speech and attempts by Netanyahu to bring the Labor party into the coalition fueled speculation that a behind-the scenes US-Egyptian initiative might be in the works.
May 18, 2016
A security sweep in North Sinai resulted in 21 arrests for intimidation, thuggery, and prison break.
One, two, three say ‘fund me': Egyptian photographer crowdfunds to replace camera taken by security forces
Egyptian photojournalist launches crowdfunding campaign to replace equipment confiscated by security forces
Users on social media called for stopping Adam's show, which airs on El-Hayat TV channel.
May 17, 2016
Ahly Jeddah winger Mohamed Abdel-Shafi rejoins the Pharaohs after missing Nigeria matches with a knee injury
Sam Esmail's Mr. Robot returns for a second season this July.
Public prosecution previously referred 40 defendants to court on charges of belonging to a "terrorist organisation," breaking the protest law, and possession of "weapons and fire games with the intention of killing civilians, halting traffic, cutting off roads, resisting authorities, and destroying private and public facilities."
Care to know how much Egyptian actors are making this Ramadan?
Egypt's health ministry is coordinating with the supplies and military production ministries to ensure essential drugs are on the shelves.
The 21-year-old model looked fabulous in a black and white ensemble.
May 16, 2016
Conditions in prisons are dangerously hot
In your dreams! Kareem El Sobky's fairytale wedding gives us serious lifestyle envy.
The top eight male and female squash players will arrive in Dubai next week ahead of the season-ending Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Series Finals, which will be held at Burj Park in Dubai Downtown from May 24 to 28.