Home Topics Al-Ahram

Al-Ahram

Raina Youssef

Film star faces trial for wearing see-through dress, promoting immorality

Rania Youssef will face a trial in January in Cairo after receiving a number of complaints about her attire, accusing her of inciting immorality and promoting vice.
Tunisian protesters holding placards with inscription reading in Arabic- ‘Tunisians against Saudi Crown Prince visit’. Stringer-EPA

Second protest rocks Tunisia over Saudi Crown prince’s visit

Hundreds of Tunisian protesters marched through the capital Tunis in opposition to a planned visit on Tuesday by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, urging justice over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Mohamed Aboutrika

Former Egypt forward handed jail sentence for tax evasion

Former Egypt forward Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country’s most famous sportsmen, has been sentenced to a year in jail on charges of tax evasion, local media reported on Tuesday.
Egypt Parliament

Egypt parliament approves bill to monitor social media

The Egyptian parliament on Monday approved in a final reading a bill that would allow authorities to monitor social media users with the aim of combatting “fake news”, the legislature said.

Egypt court sentences ex-president Morsi’s adviser, 13 others to life in prison

A Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced an adviser to ousted Egyptian president Mohammad Morsi and 14 others to life in prison for plotting attacks on security forces and vital sites.

Egypt’s Sisi to be sworn in Saturday at parliament

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be sworn in for his second term on Saturday during a special parliament session, state-media reported.

Egypt arrests activist after anti-sexual abuse video

Egypt on Friday arrested an activist who posted a video on social media in which she hit out at national institutions and voiced opposition to sexual harassment, security sources said.

Egypt jails 13 police for taking part in protest

An Egyptian court has sentenced 13 policemen to between three and five years in prison for taking part in a 2015 strike demanding higher pay and better working conditions.

Court postpones decision on closure of BBC’s Cairo office

An Egyptian court on Tuesday postponed until April 24 its decision on the closure of the BBC office in Cairo following a report the broadcaster aired on forced disappearances in the country, state-run al-Ahram newspaper reported.

Egypt’s Abdel Fattah al-Sisi wins second term with 92% of vote: state media

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been reelected for a second term with 92% of the vote, preliminary results showed on Thursday, but turnout of just 40% dented his push for popular legitimacy.

Egypt’s Abdel Fattah al-Sisi wins second term with 92% of vote

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been reelected for a second term with 92 percent of the vote, preliminary results showed on Thursday, but turnout of just 40 percent dented his push for popular legitimacy.

Egypt court fines leading activist for insulting judiciary

An Egyptian court has fined one of the leading activists behind the 2011 uprising $565 during his re-trial over insulting the judiciary.

200 Egyptian lawmakers endorse Abdel Fattah al-Sissi for second term

Authorities say 200 Egyptian lawmakers on Tuesday endorsed President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi to run for a second term in office, state-run newspaper al-Ahram reported online.

Egypt building water purification plant in face of shortages

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says the country is constructing its largest water purification plant to better face future threats of shortages.

Egypt to hold presidential election in March

Egyptians will head to the polls on March 26 to 28 in the first round of a presidential election, National Elections Authority chief Lasheen Ibrahim said on Monday.

Ahmed Shafik’s whereabouts unknown after Egypt arrival – lawyer

The whereabouts of Egyptian ex-prime minister and presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafik remain unclear after his reported arrival in Egypt on Saturday evening.

Recent Stories

Peter Odili, former Governor of Rivers State

CSOs accuse Peter Odili of using judiciary to thwart justice

Representatives of civil society in the country have described as ‘abuse of judiciary, and the desecration of the nation’s institutions, the non-prosecution of a former governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili, alleging that the judiciary was being used to thwart the course of justice in the land.

Olusegun Obasanjo slams Nigeria, African countries over delayed ratification of AFCFTA

Nigeria’s former president and chairman of the Advisory Board of the first Inter-Africa Trade Fair, (IATF), Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday in Cairo, Egypt, decried the lethargic disposition of some African leaders including Nigeria, towards the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, (AfCFTA).
Nigerian-Canadian Tesho Akindele has joined Orlando City ahead of the 2019 season of the Major League Soccer (MLS).

Tesho Akindele joins MLS club Orlando City

Nigerian-Canadian Tesho Akindele has joined Orlando City ahead of the 2019 season of the Major League Soccer (MLS).
Mohammed Salah Jurgen Klopp Liverpool

Mo Salah’s goal fires Liverpool into UEFA Champions League last 16

Mohamed Salah’s delightful first-half strike gave Liverpool a 1-0 win over Napoli at Anfield on Tuesday, an advance into the UEFA Champions League’s last 16 and the Italian side crashing out.

Central bank injects $210 million to boost forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in continuation of its intervention in the foreign exchange market, has injected another sum of $210 million to boost sales in the inter-bank segment of the market.