Egypt's military court in Suez sentenced 40 defendants to up to 15 years in prison Thursday for charges of vandalism dating back to February.
Russia said the industrial zone will be established in the Suez Canal area.
Rates of violence in Egypt soared in the week from August 14-20 despite the issuance of the country's controversial anti-terrorism law.
Cairo Opera House will come alive on Monday, August 31st with some wicked sweet beats by Yehia Khalil.
A ministry official said the prohibition will begin Sept. 1.
Egyptians traveling to nine countries will need prior approval from the country's security agencies.
Egyptian trance duo Aly & Fila will host a spectacular trance show in Cairo in September.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi called for a coalition to fight terrorism in the Middle East
Saudi Arabia requested the meeting in Egypt be rescheduled.
Rami Malek's popular hacker TV series "Mr. Robot" has postponed the release of its Season 1 finale over a 'graphic scene' similar to the real-life events of the Virginia shooting.
One Egyptian American at Tel Aviv University changes the narrative of Israeli attitudes toward Arabs.
An amendment in Egypt's tax law will be raising the income bracket for tax exemptions.
Global marketing company J. Walter Thompson was selected for a contract with Egypt to campaign for the sector.
August 26, 2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the two countries are finalizing the details of the nuclear plant project.
Tow Egyptian police where killed on their way to work in the restive region of Sinai on Wednesdat
A roadside bomb injured four civilians and one police officer in Egypt's volatile North Sinai Tuesday.
The market's prices rose as hot temperatures affected the wearing of the rubber.
Don't mess with Zeina when it comes to her and Ahmed Ezz's "relationship." Not even if you're Amr Diab!
August 25, 2015
Hardcore fans of the Zamalek Sports Club football team have still not returned from Tunisia following an international game there...
Hany al-Masry lost his long battle with leukemia at age 64 after having worked as a designer for Walt Disney.
The paper's administrators said reporters would likely be taken off the print publication to work as online journalists.
Alleged Muslim Brotherhood member Ahmed Hamed's family wasn't allowed to see his body after death.
Authorities said Israel will begin with freeing hundreds of migrants on Tuesday.
High on the Egyptian President's agenda are Egypt's hopes to join Eurasian free trade zone and an establishment of a Russian industrial zone near the Suez.
Basel Khayat, who acted alongside Sherine Abdel Wahab in his recent Ramadan TV series Tariqi, talks to Ahram about his acting technique, his experience making Tariqi and potential future projects.
August 24, 2015
A report by Democracy Index recorded 600 student expulsions and 1000 arrests that took place during more than 800 protests at universities across Egypt in the past academic year.
New amendments include tax relief for the wealthy and wider tax exemption income brackets.
Egyptian TV series "Tariqi" (My Road) to be screened on Columbian TV.
Zamalek coach fears player exhaustion due to short breaks between games
The eight Brotherhood Members, including a journalist and former member of parliament, were accused of complicity in violence that took place in 2013.
Hamas said Egypt will be held responsible for the lives of four of its members who were kidnapped by a Daesh affiliate Wednesday at gunpoint shortly after having entered Egypt from Gaza via the Rafah border crossing.
Dozens of policemen in northern Egypt protested for better incentives and occupational hazard compensation.
Two security personnel were killed and dozens of others injured after a bomb targeted a bus in Beheira, north of Cairo.
Hani Shaker and Hussein al Jassmi are among those honored with national awards on Morocco’s Youth Day.
4500 year-old statue was stopped from export to a private buyer, but the ban is due to expire on 29 July.
August 23, 2015
Egypt's president discussed his infrastructure plans for the new city with the Council of Economic Development.
The 24th iteration of the festival gave props to five fine artists who left their mark on the music and opera scene to the sounds of Cairo Steps.
Police officers went on strike for the second day to demand better pay.
The Egyptian press syndicate voiced concern over the contents of newspapers being omitted or amended by "unknown oversight bodies," warning that such a practice could bring about the return of newspaper censorship.
Five people on Sunday faced trial for the violence in the Port Said Stadium that killed 70 fans in February 2012.
A veterinary physician and two students were arrested for allegedly supporting 'jihadist ideology' on Facebook.
Egypt-owned gas company EGAS is seeking four LNG cargoes to be delivered to Jordan's Aqaba gas terminal.
"The King" nailed his gig at Egypt's Norther Coast, despite some serious organizational glitches.
The pair failed to make much of an impact in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Verona but the Frenchman believes the summer signings will soon settle
August 22, 2015
Egypt is chock-full of awesome opportunities to get out and play this week. Check it out!
An Egyptian court sentenced 95 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to life in prison over the storming of a police station in Port Said in August 2013. Among those sentenced were three top Brotherhood leaders.
August 21, 2015
"I left no stone unturned in the search of my beloved son."
Thousands crossed between Egypt and the Gaza Strip using the Rafah border crossing during its temporary opening, an official said Friday.
The Rafah crossing was closed by Egyptian authorities Friday after being open for four days to allow medical patients through, Gaza officials said.
Welad Rizk (The Sons of Rizk) is currently being screened in Egyptian cinemas. Although coming from the experienced and renowned team, the film fails to live up to their best work.
In a sign of further warming of international relations, Sisi will meet with Russian officials and company heads during his visit.
A recent report gave cities around the world scores of liveability; guess which place ranked the worst.
August 20, 2015
Ten Egyptian crew members and 27 French tourists were rescued Thursday from their diving boat after they hit a coral reef.
The agreement would allow Egypt to get Saudi oil products and pay the kingdom back within a year.
Four Hamas members are being held by a Daesh affiliate in the restive Sinai region after being kidnapped at gunpoint from a bus.
Fun in the sun: Amal Maher has some fun by the seaside! (Facebook)
Egyptian Ramy DJunkie has the music 80s kids love to listen to.
Foreign investors in Egypt's stock exchange continued to sell their shares and retreat on Wednesday.
A Lod resident is accused of trying to sell secret information regarding IDF positions on the Egyptian border in exchange for a large sum of money.
Daesh has claimed a car bomb attack on a Cairo courthouse Thursday morning that injured 29 people.
According to Hamas officials, four Palestinians were taken from a bus passing through the restive Sinai region by unidentified gunmen. They had recently entered Egypt through the Rafah border crossing.
At least six people were wounded Thursday after a bomb blast close to a state security building and courthouse in Cairo.
August 19, 2015
The competition authority referred the manufacturing giant to prosecutors as a "criminal procedure" after it was accused of monopolistic practice.
Egypt's Acting Prosecutor General Ali Omran bowed to increasing pressures to release students and individuals with critical medical conditions after human rights groups voiced their concerns for the well-being and futures of the detainees.
Egypt’s prominent football club Al-Ahly decided to boycott the Egyptian Football Association and all local competitions...
Refaat Komsan, election affairs adviser to the prime minister, said the committee can't prevent factions from joining the parliamentary elections.
Mohamed Ramadan just isn't getting the attention he hoped for his film "Shad Agza" as movie theaters experience 70 percent drop in ticket sales due to the heat wave.
The Finance Ministry issued gold medals that have been minted by the Egyptian authorities.
Egyptian authorities opened the Rafah border crossing from Monday until this Thursday. As of today 3,639 people have crossed the border.
Fifi Abdo goes on a sea adventure! (Al Jaras Magazine)
The US has voiced concern over Egypt's new anti-terror law, stating it could have a "detrimental impact on human rights and fundamental freedoms".
Hassan Youssef al-Seifi was arrested up arrival at Cairo airport because his name appeared of a "watch list."
Egyptian singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim, AKA Shaabola, who ridiculed ISIS, has cancelled his Iraq concert for fear of the terrorist group's leader.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi ratified an anti-terrorism law which stipulates stiffer prison terms for terror-related offences, as well as exorbitant fines, and possible suspension from employment, for "false" reporting on militant attacks.
Egypt is facing increased demand for vehicles, a shortage of cars and no end in sight for the current crisis.
August 18, 2015
A human rights group said reducing Internet prices would help bring in more customers.
Security sources said the Egyptian army is planning to fill a trench with seawater to farm fish.
So many epic artists lost in Egypt this year, and the list sadly just seems to keep growing.
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The new agreement with Maersk-MSC's 2M Alliance represents Israel's largest and most important trade route after Western Europe.
Human rights groups and analysts condemned President al-Sisi's new anti-terror law, branding it oppressive and unclear.
Egyptian stars Mai Kassab and Oka have said their "I do's" on Monday.
The tripartite committee will be meeting to discuss latest developments regarding the undelivered report by foreign consultancy firms.
Orascom holds a 75 percent in North Korea's main wireless network, but planned merger is being restricted by financial sanctions.
Hend Sabry's talk, titled 'My Mom and The Theory of Relativity' at TEDx Cairo Women, is now available on YouTube.
More than 1,000 Egyptian families have been relocated to create a "buffer zone" between Egypt and the Gaza Strip.
August 17, 2015
Amr Zaki says he made the final decision to retire from football after 15 years of playing
Egyptian actor Saeed Tarabeek married an actress 40 years younger than him and social media users aren't impressed!
Egypt has not had a parliament since the dissolution of its 2012 assembly, but the first round of elections are likely to be held in October.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has approved a new "anti-terror" law in Egypt which critics fear will unfairly target journalists.
Mohamed Abdel Wahab's better half has left the earth as well as her late husband, having passed away Sunday.
Remarks made by Egypt's education minister were grossly misinterpreted on social media and news outlets, spurring the ministry to make a clarification to the public on Sunday.
August 16, 2015
Cairo Opera House will be alive with the sound of oud thanks to Ghassan Al-Youssef and Dina Abdel Hamid.
Amr Diab takes a selfie with his audience at his Porto Golf Marina, North Coast concert in Egypt. (Facebook)
Amr Diab takes a selfie with his audience at his Porto Golf Marina, North Coast concert in Egypt. (Facebook)
According to a UK-based human rights NGO, 62 people remain missing since the violent police crackdown on protesters in August 2013.
Russia provided Egypt with a Molniya missile ship after the inauguration of the new Suez Canal.
Palestinian sources said the man was found near the Rafah border crossing Sunday morning, a day after he was reported missing.
Three more died from soaring temperatures in Egypt on Saturday, bring the total death toll to 95.
Egypt's foreign ministry condemned on Saturday a report issued by Human Rights Watch.
Egyptian composer's heir files a lawsuit against Jay Z for illegal sampling of his music in "Big Pimpin'."