An imam consoles film director Osman Abu Laban (right), who lost four relatives in the plane crash, following prayers for the dead in Cairo. (Photo: AFP)
A relative of a passenger who was flying aboard EgyptAir Flight MS804 cries as family members are transported to a gathering point at Cairo airport. (Photo: AFP)
An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo carrying 66 people crashed in the Mediterranean on Thursday with wreckage found off the Greek island of Karpathos, as investigators probed whether it was downed
An Egyptian court recommended death sentences on Saturday for six co-defendants of Mohamed Morsi but not for the ousted Islamist President in their trial on espionage charges.
Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi called on Thursday for a special criminal court to be set up for Israel, at a meeting to condemn an announcement that it will never return the Golan.
A Qatari royal family member and a Pakistani have been freed by kidnappers in Iraq after nearly four months, Qatar News Agency reported on Wednesday, citing a Qatari foreign ministry statement.
Scans of King Tutankhamun’s tomb have almost certainly shown two rooms hidden behind the pharaoh’s burial chamber, Egyptian antiquities minister Mamdouh al-Damati said on Thursday.
Egyptian writers, artists and film-makers have launched a public campaign for greater freedom of creativity and expression following the jailing of a novelist on charges of violating “public modesty”
Libya faces severe shortages of life-saving medicine and about one million people will soon be in dire need of help, a UN humanitarian official warned, as warring factions hamper efforts to end chaos
An acclaimed Egyptian actress has pledged to marry the man who kills ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and has promised him an unforgettable honeymoon, the Egyptian media reported on Thursday.