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Egypt:Court upholds asset freeze of 3 activists illegally obtained foreign funds Cairo - An Egyptian court on Wednesday upheld an earlier ruling to freeze the assets of three rights activists. The freezing of their assets and those of five other rights campaigners in September is ... Thursday 12-01-2017 07:55 AM After Sinai attack, Sisi says tough battle ahead Cairo - The Egyptian president says the country faces a tough battle as it struggles "alone" against insurgents and the terror threat from an Islamic State affiliate based in northern Sinai. ... Wednesday 11-01-2017 07:45 PM Sisi to free Egyptian-Irish once trial is over Cairo - Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has told a cross-party delegation of politicians that he will free jailed Irishman Ibrahim Halawa once his trial is over. Mr Halawa, 21, has been in ... Tuesday 10-01-2017 11:39 AM In pictures: Suicide car bomber hits Sinai security post Egyptian officials say a suicide car bomber has rammed his vehicle into a security checkpoint outside a police building in northern Sinai, killing and wounding several people. The police and security ... Monday 09-01-2017 02:17 PM Natural gas self sufficiency to be achieved in 2019, minister Cairo - Egypts Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Wealth Tareq El Mulla said North Alexandria natural gas field will enter the stage of production in the second quarter of the current year in line ... Sunday 08-01-2017 12:41 PM Sisi, Ali donate to build the largest mosque & church in Egypt's new capital Cairo - Egypts President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi attended Christmas Mass for the third year running. In his short speech addressing the attendees he vowed to build the largest church and mosque in ... Saturday 07-01-2017 10:33 AM Egypt's army killed and injured 25 terrorists in Sinai At least nine terrorists were killed and 16 others injured as Egypts army foiled an attack on number of security checkpoints in North Sinai, military officials said. The attack, which took place ... Saturday 07-01-2017 09:58 AM Sisi stresses state's confidence in NGOs as main society component Cairo, MENA - Egypts President Abdel Fattah El Sisi asserted the state’s confidence in the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as a main component of society. "The state is keen on providing ... Wednesday 04-01-2017 01:19 PM Pope receives PM and ministers who offered greetings on Christmas Cairo - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese received Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, Minister of Defense and the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Sedki Sobhi, ... Wednesday 04-01-2017 12:25 PM PM expects markets to stabilize within 3 months Cairo - Egypts Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said that markets in Egypt are expected to stabilize within three months when the exchange rate becomes stable, pointing out that the current stage has ... Tuesday 03-01-2017 03:18 PM Sisi to restructure public sector role in national economy Cairo - Egypts President Abdel Fattah El Sisi ordered intensifying efforts to restructure public sector companies which failed to make profits and working on modernizing them in a way that turns ... Tuesday 03-01-2017 03:13 PM Egypt is keen on protecting its expatriates' rights, minister Cairo - The State is keen on protecting the rights of Egyptian expatriates, Egypts Immigration Minister said in a statement. Nabila Makram added that the Immigration Ministry attaches great ... Monday 02-01-2017 02:36 PM Sisi confers with Health Minister on drug shortage problem President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met with Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddin Rady to review efforts to upgrade the health system in Egypt. Rady briefed Sisi on efforts ... Monday 02-01-2017 02:30 PM Defendant committed suicide & Media gag order issued in 'State Council Bribery' case Cairo - Egypt’s Prosecutor-General ‘Nabil Sadek’ issued on Monday a media gag order on investigations conducted by state prosecution in a bribery case involving council officials. The decision by the ... Monday 02-01-2017 01:41 PM Egypt arrests senior judge amid corruption probe Cairo - Egyptian authorities on Sunday arrested a senior judge as they press a rare investigation into corruption at a top court, judicial sources told AFP. Wael Shalabi, secretary general of the ... Sunday 01-01-2017 06:30 PM