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Arab world condemns Gaza aid attack

Others | 2 June 2010
The Arab world has united to condemn the Israeli forces' attack on a flotilla of ships carrying humanitarian supplies to the besieged.. More

Egypt's Hadari banned for forcing transfer

Others | 2 June 2010
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Egypt goalkeeper Essam el-Hadari has been banned from all soccer for four months after walking out on his club midseason to join Swiss side FC Sion.. More

Budget problems continue to hit Egypt

Others | 2 June 2010
Egypt’s Minister of Finance Boutros Ghali said that there have been rising interest payments on public debt within the past 10 months ending in April by approximately 30.5 percent to a record 57.8 billion Egyptian pounds compared to 44.2 billion during the same period last year, an increase of 13.6 billion pounds.. More

Egypt's Islamists slam irregularities

Others | 1 June 2010
The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's largest opposition group, on Sunday protested over irregularities ahead of Tuesday's elections for parliament's upper house... More

Abolishing fuel subsidies to pay for education

Others | 1 June 2010
THE talk in the corridors of power is now about excluding luxury cars from fuel subsidies, with the idea being to use the money this would save on other sectors, such as health, agriculture and, especially, education... More

Ancient mayor tomb found in Cairo

Others | 1 June 2010
Archaeologists have discovered the 3,300-year-old tomb of the ancient Egyptian capital's mayor, whose resting place had been lost under the desert sand since 19th century treasure hunters first carted off some of its decorative wall panels, officials announced Sunday... More

Mubarak to hold Nile treaty talks at African summit

Others | 31 May 2010
CAIRO: President Hosni Mubarak is due to hold talks with a number of officials from.. More

Egypt to present its vision on UNSC, climate change in France-Africa summit

Others | 31 May 2010
NICE, France - Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit said on Saturday that Egypt will focus on two main issues during the France-Africa summit, namely UN Security Council reformation and climate change... More

Osama Anwar Ukasha Passes Away

Others | 31 May 2010
Osama Anwar Ukasha, who has been named 'The Father of Egyptian and Arab Drama' passed away yesterday after a battle with illness.He was 69... More

Mubarak urges voters to be positive

Others | 30 May 2010
PERHAPS seeking to induce a public averse to political participation to be more politically engaged, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Friday called on the electorate in his country to cast their votes in the upcoming Shura Council elections to bring about what he called “democracy and the aspirations of the people of Egypt”.. More

Researchers exploring undersea treasure in Egypt

Others | 30 May 2010
Plunging into the waters off Egypt's resort of Alexandria, divers explored the submerged ruins of a palace and temple complex from which Cleopatra ruled, swimming over heaps of limestone blocks hammered into the sea by earthquakes and tsunamis more than 1,600 years ago, according to The Associated Press.. More

Egypt official convicted of role in deadly rock slide

Others | 30 May 2010
An Egyptian court has convicted the Cairo deputy governor in a 2008 rock slide that killed 119 people on the outskirts of the city and sentenced him to five years in prison.. More

Police planned to disband parliament sit-ins, says rights group

Others | 27 May 2010
CAIRO: Amonisto workers did not try to storm the People’s Assembly on Sunday, rights activist Khaled Ali said, suggesting that the decision to remove the protests near parliament had already been taken by security forces earlier the same day... More

Egypt 6 April activist gets 6 months in jail

Others | 27 May 2010
The Egyptian Abdeen Misdemeanors Court yesterday sentenced Ahmed Saad Douma, an activist from the 6 April movement, to six months in jail for assaulting a police officer during protests on 3 May.. More

The titans clash on Wednesday

Others | 26 May 2010
Egypt’s league titleholders Al-Ahly Wednesday night meet runners-up Zamalek in Cairo in the last 16 of the Egyptian Cup with one of the country’s two top teams to be knocked out of the prestigious tournament. Al-Ahly's players celebrating after beating Nabarouh in the Egyptian Cup in Mansoura on Saturday... More

Egypt arrests official over theft at mint building

Others | 26 May 2010
Police have arrested an official at the Egyptian mint on charges she stole 2.8 million Egyptian pounds ($495,700), the government said on Tuesday.. More

Egypt PM reassures about water quota

Others | 26 May 2010
Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif said on Monday that the Nile Basin countries are agreed that Egypt's water quota should remain intact .. More

Egypt's activist challenges critics

Others | 25 May 2010
Political activist and founder of the protest Kefaya (Enough) movement George Ishaq Monday lashed out at some members from his group who accuse him of having recently become an American protégé... More

African leaders in Egypt as Nile crisis continues

Others | 25 May 2010
Egypt's Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif is scheduled to meet today with Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga for talks about cooperation among Nile Basin countries.. More

Egypt to unearth 57 ancient tombs with mummies

Others | 25 May 2010
Archeologists have unearthed 57 ancient Egyptian tombs, most of them containing a painted wooden sarcophagus with a mummy inside.. More

Egypt's PM to meet Kenyan PM on Nile

Others | 24 May 2010
Egypt's Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif will hold talks on Monday with visiting Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga over Nile Basin Initiative after the signing of a new water-sharing treaty... More