Damietta cell: What you need to know about 21 sentenced to death

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

Cairo Criminal sentenced 21 people to death on Thursday after convicting them belonging to a terrorist cell known as “Damietta Cell”.

U.N. Security Council to vote on Friday on demand for Syria truce

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta on Friday, which a witness in one town described as the worst yet, ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire across the country.

Egypt expects promising year of achievements, major events

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

2017 was a year of challenges to Egyptians, as many issues on the country’s agenda are still waiting for settlement.

U.S. gun lobby slams anti-gun 'elites' after Florida school massacre

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

The head of the National Rifle Association lashed out at gun control advocates on Thursday.

Kremlin critic Navalny held, then released ahead of Russian election

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was briefly detained on Thursday and accused of organising illegal protests.

Upper Egypt witness first victory for girl against harasser

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

Qena Criminal Court decided past Thursday to sentence ‘Islam. Sh’ to three years in prison, to mark the first convict to a sexual harassment in Upper Egypt

U.S. official focused on election security being shoved aside

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

The head of a federal agency who has helped U.S. states protect election systems from possible cyber attacks by Russia or others is being removed.

Trump says arming some teachers would stop shootings "instantly"

Thu, Feb. 22, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday pushed his call to arm teachers following last week's school massacre in Florida.