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Cairo’s main cathedral to welcome Pope Francis Cairo - Cairo main Cathedral prepared for the visit of Vatican’s Pope Francis, as three huge banners have been raised over Papal Headquarters with photos of Egypt’s flag, Pope Tawadros and Pope ... Saturday 29-04-2017 01:46 AM Court sentences Nour and Afifi to five-year imprisonment Cairo - New Cairo Misdemeanor Court ruled to imprison Chairperson of Ghad Al Thawra Party Ayman Nour, currently residing in Turkey, and Muslim Brotherhood member Omar Afifi for five years accused ... Friday 28-04-2017 10:19 AM Amendments Bill to Al-Azhar: To be, or not to be Cairo—Al-Azhar scholars and officials have expressed their complete rejection of the draft amendments of the Al-Azhar institution, submitted by member of parliament Mohamed Abu Hamed and others. ... Thursday 27-04-2017 11:58 PM Al-Azhar slams Abu Hamed’s draft amendment bill as sign of ‘religious illiteracy’ Cairo—Egypt is embroiled in a blistering political-cum-religious feud over who speaks for Islam and how to bring reforms to counter extremism and insurgency that are besting its far-flung areas. ... Thursday 27-04-2017 10:14 PM Pope: Christians are called to be witnesses of obedience Vatican - Pope Francis on Thursday reflected on the fact that being Christian is not a social status. Speaking during the homily at the Mass in the Casa Santa Marta the Pope said Christians must be ... Thursday 27-04-2017 02:08 PM Egypt's Coptic Pope: Church bombings aim at Egypt's unity The two church bombings that killed dozens in Egypt this month targeted unity among Muslims and Christians in the most populous Arab nation, Coptic Pope Tawadros II said Tuesday, AFP reported. ... Thursday 27-04-2017 09:14 AM El-Sisi orders providing all possible care for people with disabilities Ismailia (Egypt) Egypts President Abdel Fattah El Sisi ordered providing all possible support for people with disabilities. This came ahead of the start of the second session of the Youth ... Wednesday 26-04-2017 07:03 PM Egyptian cleric praises Al-Azhar’s role to promote 'moderation' Cairo - Secretary of Egypt’s Ministry of Endowment Mohamed Al Ajamy stressed the importance of the Azhar to promote moderate Islamic ideas and to confront extremist ideas. He stressed the need ... Tuesday 25-04-2017 09:53 PM The 35th anniversary of Sinai's liberation Sinai (Egypt) - Egypt is in remembrance today of its 35th anniversary of the Liberation of Sinai; the day that marks when Israelis forces withdrew from the Sinai Peninsula bringing it back under ... Tuesday 25-04-2017 04:02 PM El-Sisi attends national youth conference in Ismailia Ismailia (Egypt) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi attends today the National Youth Conference, in Ismailia, which synchronizes with celebrations of the 35th anniversary of Sinai Liberation Day. The ... Tuesday 25-04-2017 03:11 PM Pope's message to people of Egypt: cradle of civilization, gift of the Nile, land of sun and hospitality Vatican - Pope Francis has issued a video-message to the people of Egypt days before his historical visit to Egypt. “With a joyful and grateful heart I will come in a few days’ time to visit your ... Tuesday 25-04-2017 12:35 AM Egypt adopts policies to empower youth, women Washington - Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr highlighted the importance of resolving the problem of inequality, as reported by MENA. Inequality has negative impacts ... Sunday 23-04-2017 01:40 PM Egypt: National Youth Conference launches "Ask the President" initiative Cairo - The National Youth Conference launched on Saturday "Ask the President" initiative to encourage citizens to send their views and questions with no barriers to the Preisdent Abdel Fattah ... Saturday 22-04-2017 11:45 PM Breaking: 2 Egyptian conscripts killed after armored vehicle rollover in Sinai Two Egyptian conscripts were killed on Saturday after an armored vehicle rollover in the middle of Sinai. Saturday 22-04-2017 07:05 PM Egypt's Interior Minister: Terrorism targets fabric of State, Copts set example of patriotism Cairo - Egypts Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar stated that terrorism targets the fabric of the State in a planned and organized way , state-own MENA reported. Abdel Ghaffar made the comments ... Saturday 22-04-2017 01:41 PM