A soldier inspects the trunk of a car in the governate of North Sinai, 23 August 2013.
Military central command units have raised combat readiness ahead of carrying out security missions to preserve public and private properties in greater Cairo. A statement by the armed forces on Wednesday said that the... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 15:04
A fact-finding committee formed by former interim president Adly Mansour concluded on Wednesday that police acted legally when they used force to disperse sit-ins loyal to deposed president Mohamed Morsy in 2013.... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 13:39
Building collapses in Matartiya, east of Cairo, leaving ten dead
Ahmed, a man in his twenties, describes the very first moments of the collapse of Matariya building saying, “We felt like an earthquake hit the area. Only a few moments, dust came out from Asfour street, as if it... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 13:28
Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Wednesday to allow thousands of stranded Palestinians to return to Gaza but the frontier will remain closed to traffic going the other way, Palestinian and Egyptian border... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 13:14
A soldier inspects the trunk of a car in the governate of North Sinai, 23 August 2013.
Building collapses in Matartiya, east of Cairo, leaving ten dead

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Businessman Naguib Sawiris
Egyptian telecommunication mogul Naguib Sawiris said Tuesday that The Wall Street Journal deliberately misquoted his views on the Egyptian government’s security strategy during a recent interview.   Sawiris said his statements about...

World

A military vehicle and people pass site of an explosion at a police station in Kano November 15, 2014.
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Two female suicide bombers killed at least 44 people on Tuesday in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, at the heart of a militant Islamist...
Policemen clear a protest site on the main Nathan Road, which was occupied by pro-democracy protesters for weeks, at Mongkok district in Hong Kong November 26, 2014.
Hong Kong police cleared activists from one of the largest protest sites in the city on Wednesday and arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two of...
 A special ambulance containing an Italian doctor with Ebola arrives at the Lazzero Spallanzani hospital in Rome early on November 25, 2014 after an Boeing KC-767 delivered him to the military airport of Pratica di Mare
 
 
 
A doctor who has become the first Italian to contract Ebola arrived in Rome Tuesday from Sierra Leone for specialist treatment in an infectious...

Economy

HSBC will refund customers across five countries in the Middle East and North Africa for charging them excessive foreign currency fees on debit and credit card transactions, the lender confirmed to Reuters on Wednesday. The step was taken after an...

Culture

singer Sabah 
Lebanese diva Sabah died Wednesday morning in Beirut, her business manager, Joseph Gharib, told Al-Masry Al-Youm.   Gharib said funeral...
The American Neighborhood is one of the old slums in the city of Tripoli in the northern part of the beloved Lebanon. It was named so when the...
Cast member Jennifer Lawrence poses at the premiere of ''The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1'' in Los Angeles, California November 17, 2014. The movie opens in the U.S. on November 21.
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" tallied US$123 million in ticket sales to top weekend box office charts and score the year's...

Life Style

AFP/File / by Amy Fallon | Models present creations made of bark cloth material by fashion designer Jose Hendo during the first fashion week show held in Kampala, on November 15, 2014
Mention African style and the fashion crowd thinks Lagos, or Johannesburg. But Uganda's emerging designers -- using a mix of local craft and...
AFP | An Indian smoker purchases a single cigarette from a roadside shop in New Delhi on November 26, 2014
Health campaigners Wednesday welcomed India's plans to raise the age for tobacco purchases to 25 and ban unpackaged cigarettes, hailing them as a...
 Yellow and green zucchini are seen on sale at Chino Farm in Rancho Santa Fe, California May 15, 2012.
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Growing up among rows of purple haze carrots, delicate Mara des Bois strawberries and corn sweet enough to eat raw, Makoto Chino might have been one...