An Islamist alliance backing deposed president Mohamed Morsi called for 18 days of protests from Friday, as Egypt on January 25 marks three years since the revolt that ousted his predecessor.
A life-size statue of the nineteenth dynasty Egyptian pharaoh, Ramses II, was unearthed in the Nile delta town of Tel-Basta Thursday, media reported.
Egypt`s main Islamist groups have denied responsibility for the assassination attempt on Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim as several liberal groups accused the Muslim Brotherhood of involvement.
Egypt`s Interior Minister survived an assassination attempt unscathed when a car bomb blew up next to his convoy and gunmen strafed his vehicle.
Egypt`s cabinet vowed Thursday to strike terrorism with "an iron hand”, hours after Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim survived an assassination attempt in a bomb explosion in eastern Cairo.
An attempt to smuggle out the personal camera, rare texts of the speeches and pictures of late Egyptian president and a pivotal figure in the NAM movement Gamal Abdel Nasser was foiled.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai