• An Egyptian policeman

    Egypt army seeks 6-month handover, Mubarak ailing

    Egypt's military said on Tuesday it hoped to hand over to an elected government in six months, while the Muslim Brotherhood said emergency law should be lifted and political prisoners freed now.
  • Egypt's Arafa closes factories due to strike

    Arafa Holding, Egypt's biggest garment exporter, has closed its factories in Tenth of Ramadan City till February 17 due to labour strikes, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday.