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Egypt-Saudi ties see fresh start after Sisi-Salman talks A meeting between Egyptian President Abdel- Fattah al-Sisi and Saudi King Salman bin Abdel-Aziz on the sidelines of the 28th Arab League summit in Jordan may turn over a new leaf in the bilateral ... Saturday 01-04-2017 07:48 PM After visiting France: Egyptian candidate for top UNESCO post back home Cairo - Egypts candidate for the post of the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ambassador Moshira Khattab, arrived to Egypt after a ... Wednesday 29-03-2017 03:50 PM Leading member of 'Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis' killed in Sinai raid Cairo - Five militants were killed in an army raid in North Sinai including a leading member of Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis , an Egyptian army spokesman announced on Sunday. The armys statement did not ... Monday 27-03-2017 07:01 PM Egyptian, Bahraini leaders meet ahead of summit Cairo - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has received Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in Cairo, meeting him at the airport before holding "extensive" talks alongside aides in the ... Monday 27-03-2017 07:01 PM Egypt jails 56 people over boat disaster that killed 200 migrants Rashid (Egypt) - An Egyptian court sentenced 56 people to prison on Sunday over the capsizing of a migrant boat that left over 200 people dead last year. The defendants were sentenced to at least ... Sunday 26-03-2017 04:48 PM Interior Ministry: Man killed, his family injured in Maadi explosion Cairo - The Security Information Center of the Ministry of Interior in Egypt announced the death of a citizen and the injury of 3 members of his family when a bomb went off in Maadi district on ... Saturday 25-03-2017 11:35 AM Egypt condemns UK parliament terror attack Cairo - Egypts foreign ministry said the attack shows that terrorist organisations can invade communities and meddle with their security and stability despite the security precautions in place ... Thursday 23-03-2017 10:57 AM Minister: New legislations and development projects geared to empower women workforce in Egypt CAIRO - Minister of Social Solidarity, Ghada Wali said that Egyptian government is pushing through new legislations to protect and empower women, including legislations prescribing stiffer ... Wednesday 22-03-2017 05:39 PM Arab Fund to commit $82 million for Sinai development projects The Kuwait-based Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) is studying contributing 25 million Kuwaiti dinars ($82 million) to development projects in the Sinai Peninsula, its ... Wednesday 22-03-2017 12:10 AM EgyptAir to enforce US ban on electronic devices Egyptian authorities will apply a coming American ban on electronic devices in carry-on baggage on flights from Cairo to the US starting on Friday, sources at Cairo airport told Ahram Online. The US ... Tuesday 21-03-2017 05:20 PM Roadside bombs kill 3 in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula Three people were killed and 11 others injured in two attacks late Monday in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to a local security source. A car struck a roadside bomb in central Sinai, ... Tuesday 21-03-2017 01:17 PM Minister appeals to Egyptians abroad to help combat irregular migration Cairo - Ambassador Nabila Makram , Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, expressed her pleasure to sign a cooperation protocol with Al-Gharbiyya Province in the pursuit of ... Monday 20-03-2017 02:35 PM Egyptian Journalist slams EU report on human rights in Egypt Cairo - The European Union (EU) released a report on the human rights situation in Egypt, alleging that Egypt continues to persecute NGOs and journalists through swingeing clampdown on civil ... Saturday 18-03-2017 11:55 PM Sisi approves forming Egypt's mission to NATO Saturday 18-03-2017 12:25 PM Egyptian Endowments Ministry warns about unaffiliated ‘Kuttabs’ not subject to its supervision Cairo - Sheikh Jaber Tayi, head of the religious sector at Ministry of Religious Endowments and Affairs (Awqaf), warned Egyptian citizens against sending their children to unidentified ... Tuesday 14-03-2017 11:43 AM