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May 28, 2017

The prices of the Egyptian Fanous and other Ramadan delicacies have increased, affecting the way Egyptians celebrate the Holy Month. (YouTube)
21:00 GMT
Egypt has always celebrated Ramadan in its very own way - until this year.
Safaa Hegazy, "Bayt al-Arab" presenter. (ERTU)
11:40 GMT
The controversial former TV "Bayt al-Arab" presenter and ERTU director Safaa Hegazy passed away this morning.
Saudi King Salman (R) shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi before leaving Cairo's international airport on Monday April 11, 2016. (AFP)
10:00 GMT
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, in a phone call with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, reaffirmed that his kingdom stands in solidarity with and supports all efforts spent by the Egyptian government on reigning in terrorism.

May 27, 2017

Stephan El Shaarawy
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Stephan El Shaarawy and Riccardo Montolivo have earned recalls to the 26-man Italy squad for next month's international matches.
Relatives of killed Coptic Christians grieve by the coffins during the funeral at Abu Garnous Cathedral in the north Minya town of Maghagha, on May 26, 2017 (Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP)
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Islamic State group militants carried out Friday's killing of 29 Christians on a bus in central Egypt, its Amaq news agency claimed on Saturday.
 An ambulance transporting wounded Egyptians arrives at a hospital in Cairo's northern suburb of Shubra on May 26, 2017, following an attack in which 28 Coptic pilgirms were gunned down following a visit to a monastery (Mohamed El-Raai / AFP)
15:00 GMT
The Egyptian military has carried out several airstrikes against purported terrorist training camps in Libya after unknown gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital Cairo, leaving at least 28 dead.

May 26, 2017

11:46 GMT
At least 24 people have been killed and 27 others injured in an attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in southern Egypt, according to the Health Ministry.

May 25, 2017

“Wahat al-Ghoroob” ("Sunset Oasis"), based on Bahaa Tahir's IPAF-winning novel. (DMC)
10:33 GMT
Women's empowerment takes a step forward as superstar actresses are represented this Ramadan TV season.
Qatar's Communications Office said the stories were completely untrue, and had "no basis whatsoever". (shutterstock)
08:23 GMT
Huffington Post's Arabic edition, Masr al-Arabiya, Arabi 21 News, Rassd Nws, Ikhwan Online, Aswat Masriya and others were also blocked by authorities for allegedly "supporting terrorism".

May 24, 2017

Dissidents accuse Sisi of having installed a repressive regime since the then army chief ousted the unpopular Morsi in 2013. (AFP)
06:00 GMT
Khaled Ali was summoned by the prosecution for questioning on suspicion of having set up an unregistered political party.

May 23, 2017

Built in 1907 by the Italian architect Antonio Lasciac for Princess Aisha Fahmy, whose father was the head of the army during the reign of King Fouad I, the mansion is considered one of that era’s masterpieces. (Daily News Egypt)
16:54 GMT
After 15 years of renovation, Princess Aisha Fahmy’s palace has finally opened its doors.
Ibrahim Qabany (Photo: Daily News Egypt)
11:07 GMT
In his 15 years, the passion of squash was the only controlling emotion over young Egyptian athlete Ibrahim Qabany, which drove him to a long chain of success; winning the first place in the 2017 national championship was its latest.

May 22, 2017

Augusto Inacio
15:36 GMT
Zamalek's Portuguese coach Augusto Inacio said on Monday that he has refused three job offers from European and Arabian teams...
Heavy security in churches in Jordan on Easter Sunday following the bombings in Egypt. (File/Mo'taz Sulaiman)
12:00 GMT
Egyptian authorities have handed over to the military dozens of suspected militants to be tried in military courts over recent church bombings.
Egypt national football team
08:22 GMT
Egypt national-team coach Hector Cuper has asked ten foreign-based players to join a closed camp in preparation for the game against Tunisia in the first round of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

May 21, 2017

The Commercial International Bank (CIB) received the Bank of the Year award, following a year of strong and balanced performance. (Daily News Egypt)
20:00 GMT
The Commercial International Bank (CIB) received the Bank of the Year award, following a year of strong performance.
The very first Assassin’s Creed was set in Jerusalem, Damascus and Acre
19:00 GMT
Rumor has it that the newest edition of Assassin’s Creed will be set in Ancient Egypt, and the inner geek inside of me cannot wait.
US President Donald Trump told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in the Saudi capital on Sunday that he would soon visit Egypt. (AFP)
19:00 GMT
Trump praised US relations with Egypt, describing the talks with Sisi as "very, very important".

May 20, 2017

Roma Trio Mohamed Salah (L), Stephan El Shaarawy (C), and Eden Dzeko (R)
20:23 GMT
Roma won 5-3 at Chievo with braces from Stephan El Shaarawy and Mohamed Salah Saturday to keep the pressure on Serie A leaders Juventus in the penultimate weekend of the Italian season.

May 19, 2017

Still "Ali, the Goat, and Ibrahim”.
09:05 GMT
Following the traces “Clash” left at last year’s Cannes Awards, “Ali, Me’za, w Ibrahim” (Ali, the Goat, and Ibrahim) is the only Egyptian film competing at Cannes Junior Screenings.

May 18, 2017

Hamdella 3la el salama, Abdoul.
19:20 GMT
Last February, the Egyptian social media scene was shook after news came out that one of Egypt’s favorite social media influencers was involved in a car accident.
Many civilians who are affiliated with the tribe have paid a heavy price when they were killed by the terrorist group. (File/Photo)
08:00 GMT
Prominent tribe in Northern Sinai officially declare war on Daesh.

May 17, 2017

Marwan El-Shorbagy
19:26 GMT
Five Egyptians are among the 16 men competing in the ongoing finals of the 2017 Pacific Market International Bellevue Squash Classic tournament, taking place between 16 and 20 May.
Sharm El Sheikh has been named Pinterest and Airbnb’s top trending destination. (Shutterstock)
15:25 GMT
Sharm El Sheikh is — believe it or not — Airbnb and Pinterest's top trending destination.
Timeless Amr Diab with his record seven music awards (Wikimedia Commons)
14:00 GMT
We thought he was eternal but new photos show the singer getting old.
Mahmoud Kahraba
08:52 GMT
Zamalek's in-form winger Mahmoud Kahraba will not be sold for less than $15 million after he impressed during a season-long loan with Saudi Arabia's Ittihad, the Cairo club's chairman said on Tuesday.

May 16, 2017

The majority of Egyptians are investing in real estate as a safe haven against the large changes in the value of the Egyptian pound. (File photo)
19:00 GMT
More and more Egyptians are choosing to buy property as a safe haven against the unstable Egyptian pound.
This Ramadan's must-see series (screenshot)
15:48 GMT
Get excited about this brand new Egyptian TV series.
The Chinese government is set to pump in around $40 billion into big development projects in Egypt as part of its ambitious One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative. (AFP)
13:29 GMT
China is set to pump in around $40 billion into big development projects in Egypt.

May 15, 2017

El-Badry has been leading Ahly since last August
19:45 GMT
Ahly coach Hossam El-Badry has rubbished reports linking him with resignation, confirming he is engaged with the team to continue competing for titles.
Al-Azhar Committee to Prepare New Law to Confront Hatred and Violence
17:25 GMT
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayeb announced on Saturday the formation of a new committee which is assigned to prepare a new law to confront hatred and violence in the name of religion, according to a statement from the institution.
Egypt has reported a decline in the unemployment rate during the first quarter of 2017, to reach 12 percent of the total labor force, compared to 12.7 percent in the first quarter of 2016, with youth (15-29 year-olds) making up 79 percent of the total unemployed ratio. (AFP)
14:30 GMT
Egypt has reported a slight decline in the unemployment rate during the first quarter of 2017.