Egypt: At least 31 killed by Rain, Sandstorms

On Monday, Egyptian officials said that rain and sandstorms that buffeted the country for several days has killed at least thirty-one people. The northern Egypt, is the most damaged areas, where the storms brought heavy rains and wind. A 6 story factory building collapsed in the northern port city of Alexandria which killed at least […]

Egypt accused by Hamas of planning Hajj travel ban

On Friday, Hamas accused Egypt of planning to bar a number of the hamas leaders from crossing into Egypt on their way to the annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Fawzi Barhum, a spokesman for Gaza’s Hamas rulers said, “A senior Egyptian official informed a Hamas official in Gaza about a list of Hamas […]

Iran-Egypt to resume flights after 30 years

Iran and Egypt have signed an agreement to restart direct flights between their capitals for the first time since the two nations broke diplomatic ties in the rouse of the Iranian Islamic revolution in 1979. Every week 28 flights will carry travellers between Cairo and Tehran, said Sameh al-Hafni, head of the Egyptian Civil Aviation […]

Muslims gather to protest against Egypt Coptic bishop statements

On Friday to protest against a senior Coptic Christian bishop who cast doubt on the authenticity of some verses of the Quran, dozens of Egyptian Muslims gathered outside a Cairo mosque. A security official said, people gathered outside the Al-Fath mosque in central Cairo after Friday prayers calling for an Islamic state and condemning statements […]