Egypt opens Gaza crossing for hajj pilgrims

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories), Aug 14 Egypt reopened its border with the Gaza Strip today for the first time in months to allow Muslims from the blockaded Palestinian enclave to travel to...

Aug 14, 2017 7:54 PM | Newsscroll

Egypt curtails access to subsidised food as part of reforms

Cairo, Aug 9 Egypt today curtailed access to ration cards used by three-quarters of the country's 93 million people to buy subsidised food items the latest in the government's ambitious economic...

Aug 09, 2017 9:44 PM | Newsscroll

Cairo: One died, 19 injured during clash between police, citizens

Cairo [Egypt], July 17 : At least one person died and 19 others were injured after a clash took place between Egypt's police and citizens in the capital city Cairo as the city's authorities...

Jul 16, 2017 9:31 AM | Newsscroll

India launches solar project in Egypt

By Youssra EL-SharkawyCairo, Jul 16 India has launched a solar project with state-of-the-art technology to electrify a remote village in Egypt.The Solar Electrification Project, an off-grid system...

Jul 16, 2017 7:00 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar accuses GCC nations of leaking 'Riyadh Agreement'

Doha [Qatar], July 12 : Qatar has accused nations in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) of leaking documents to the media about the Riyadh Agreement of 2013-2014. According to the...

Jul 11, 2017 3:30 PM | Newsscroll

IS claims attack in Egypt's Sinai that killed 23 soldiers

El-Arish (Egypt), Jul 8 Islamic militants attacked a remote Egyptian army outpost in the Sinai Peninsula with a suicide car bomb and heavy machine gun fire, killing at least 23 soldiers in the...

Jul 08, 2017 4:36 AM | Newsscroll

Hamas says Egypt ready to help Gaza

Gaza City, Jul 5 Hamas leader Ismail Haniya said today recent talks in Egypt could lead to improving the humanitarian suffering in the impoverished Gaza Strip.The head of the Palestinian Islamist...

Jul 05, 2017 11:37 PM | Newsscroll

Egypt gears up to celebrate Yoga Day

By Youssra el-SharkawyCairo, Jun 19 Egypt is gearing up to celebrate the third International Day of Yoga with several events lined up across the country to mark the day.In addition to Cairo, the...

Jun 19, 2017 11:46 AM | Newsscroll

17 mummies discovered in central Egypt

Touna El-Gabal (Egypte), May 13 Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in desert catacombs in Minya province, an "unprecedented" find for the area south of Cairo, the antiquities...

May 13, 2017 7:21 PM | Newsscroll

Egypt imposes 3-month emergency after twin bombings by ISIS

From Youssra El-SharkawyCairo, Apr 10 Egypt today imposed a three-month state of emergency and ordered the military to protect vital infrastructure after the Islamic State terror group targeted two...

Apr 10, 2017 4:45 PM | Newsscroll