AFP/File | A Palestinian protester waves a national flag near the West Bank village of Wadi Fukin, on September 5, 2014
Egypt said on Saturday it supports a draft resolution submitted by the Palestinians to the UN Security Council setting out terms for a final peace deal with Israel. The Palestinians on Wednesday presented the resolution... Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 22:16
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi Visisting France.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met a special envoy of the emir of Qatar on Saturday, the latest step in a Saudi-brokered effort to repair relations, regional news agencies reported. Ties between Cairo and Doha... Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 22:00
An Apache helicopter flies over Tahrir Square during a protest to support the army, in Cairo, 26 July 2013.
 Egypt received 10 Apache helicopters from the United States in the past week, security sources said on Saturday, a sign of easing tensions between the long-time allies confronting Islamist extremism across the... Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 20:11
A fighter from Zintan brigade watches as smoke rises after rockets fired by one of Libya's militias struck and ignited a fuel tank in Tripoli 2 August 2014.
US Time magazine has attributed the ongoing clashes over Libya’s Ras Lanuf and Sidra oil ports to fears by battling Libyan Islamist militias that Egypt will reinforce the Tubruq-based Libyan government. The... Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 19:20
AFP/File | A Palestinian protester waves a national flag near the West Bank village of Wadi Fukin, on September 5, 2014
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi Visisting France.
An Apache helicopter flies over Tahrir Square during a protest to support the army, in Cairo, 26 July 2013.
A fighter from Zintan brigade watches as smoke rises after rockets fired by one of Libya's militias struck and ignited a fuel tank in Tripoli 2 August 2014.

News

Commander Ahmed Shafiq, Presidential Candidate, casts his ballot in Presidential Elelctions runoff, New Cairo, 16 June 2012. Run-off between the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate Mohamed Morsi and Ahmed Shafiq, the last prime minister of ousted leader Hosni Mubarak.
 
Former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq has won the presidency for the Egyptian National Movement Party. Shafiq, who has been living in the United Arab Emirates since June 2012, founded the party the same year. Shafiq, the only candidate who stood for...

World

1 OF 8. The flags of the United States and Cuba are seen flying in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida January 26, 2012.
President Raul Castro demanded on Saturday that the United States respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work to restore diplomatic...
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses the general conference of the ruling National Congress Party in Khartoum October 23, 2014.
Nationwide elections slated for April 2 will now be held on April 13, the head of Sudan's elections committee said on Saturday, in a move seen as...
Kenzo Tribouillard, AFP file picture| Guinean Red Cross workers wearing protective suits carry the corpse of a victim of Ebola in Macenta on November 21, 2014
 
 The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the...

Economy

Egypt's state grain buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), said on Saturday it had bought 300,000 tonnes of wheat from France and Russia in a tender for shipment on Jan. 21-31. Egypt, the world's biggest importer of...

Culture

Actor Mahmoud Hemeida
  Actor Mahmoud Hemeida said he is currently working on rehearsals for his new movie called ‘Men Dahr Ragel’ saying the scenes he...
Recovered paintings are pictured during a news conference at FBI Headquarters in Los Angeles, California December 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
An overseas tip investigators received six years after one of the biggest art heists in Los Angeles led to the return of nine stolen paintings,...
Six European, two Latin American and one African film have made the shortlist for the foreign language Oscar, announced in Los Angeles Friday. Films...

Life Style

AFP | Rolene Strauss, the newly crowned Miss World 2014, gives a speech upon her arrival at OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg on December 20, 2014
South Africa on Saturday welcomed home Miss World winner Rolene Strauss with wild cheers and ululation. Hundreds turned up at O.R. Tambo...
© AFP/File | Close-up shows a strain of listeria bacteria in the laboratory of departmental analysis of the Channel in St Lo, western France on May 10, 2000
 
 
 
A listeria outbreak believed to originate from commercially packaged caramel apples has killed at least four people in the United States and sickened...
The elderly practicing rowing
You see a small boat from Al-Galaa Bridge. At first glance, they appear to be strong young men rowing, but if you look closer, you will see wrinkled...