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  • Slow, extended vote undermines Egyptian poll

    Mass support for Sisi failed to materialize again on Wednesday. Polling stations in Cairo and Alexandria were again quiet. Electoral officials had put Monday and Tuesday's combined turnout at just 37 percent. The participation appeared far lower ..

  • Egypt sentences additional Morsi supporters to death

    According to a report from Egypt's state news agency on Saturday, a court in Alexandria has given two supporters of deposed former president Mohammed Morsi the death sentence. The two men had been convicted of throwing youths from the roof of an ..

  • Champions Ahly need a ground and a victory

    Egyptian giants Al-Ahly do not know where they will host Tanzanians Young Africans -- just three days before a crucial CAF Champions League clash.Crowd trouble at a recent African fixture has led Cairo authorities to ban the 'Red Devils' from ..

  • Egypt rounds up Muslim Brothers after bombings

    Egypt's military-led government has wasted no time acting on Wednesday's (25.12.2013) black-listing of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization. Egyptian prosecutors ordered at least 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including an ..

  • 2014 will be the year we eradicate illiteracy: Education minister

    Education Minister Mahmoud Abul Nasr has said that 2014 will be the year illiteracy would be eradicated, targeting three million illiterates.This statement came at a meeting with the minister of state for environmental affairs, the Swiss ambassador ..

  • Alexandria, Dekheila seaports open with improving weather

    The Alexandria Port Authority opened the Dekheila and Alexandria seaports on Sunday as weather conditions improved, with the wind and waves calming down.The ports had been closed for four days in row.Ships were allowed to enter and leave the ports, ..

  • Morsy’s defense team requests a visit

    Lawyers defending those accused in the Ettahdeya Presidential Palace events, which include deposed President Mohamed Morsy, will file a request to the prosecution within days to visit Morsy in Borg Al-Arab prison in Alexandria, according to head ..

  • Red Sea ports partly reopened after weather abated

    Major General Falah Hassan, head of the Red Sea Ports Authority, announced the re-opening of four ports Thursday morning after weather conditions improved.Navigation traffic resumed at Tawfeeq, al-Adabeya, Ain al-Sokhna and al-Zayteyat ports, which ..

  • TV presenter slams Morsy's wife

    TV presenter Iman al-Hosary expressed her dissatisfaction with the behavior of Naglaa Aly, the wife of deposed president Mohamed Morsy, after an on-air phone conversation ended badly.When Hosary referred to Morsy as the ousted president, Aly ..

  • Egypt court reduces protest prison sentences, 21 to be freed

    The appeals court in Alexandria on Saturday upheld the guilty verdicts against 14 women convicted last month on charges of illegal assembly, destroying property and carrying weapons in connection with violence that broke out at a demonstration at ..