Mahinour al-Masry
Amnesty International has accused the Egyptian authorities of jailing young activists to quell unrest under one of the toughest crackdowns in the country's history. In a report released Tuesday called "... Tuesday, 30 June, 2015 - 08:53
The White House on Monday condemned a car bomb attack in Cairo that killed Egypt's top public prosecutor and injured nine people in his convoy. "The United States stands by Egypt at this difficult time, as we... Monday, 29 June, 2015 - 22:47
Car bomb wounds Egypt's public prosecutor in Cairo 
Egypt's top public prosecutor was killed by a car bomb attack on his convoy on Monday, the most senior state official to die at the hands of militants since the toppling of an Islamist president two years ago. There... Monday, 29 June, 2015 - 22:44
Anti-Morsy protesters chant slogans while riding in a pick-up car along a main street in Alexandria June 30, 2013
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb annonced Monday that Tuesday June 30 would be an official, public holiday celebrating the anniversary of the June 30 uprising.   This date marks a large scale popular uprising when... Monday, 29 June, 2015 - 17:44
Mahinour al-Masry
Car bomb wounds Egypt's public prosecutor in Cairo 
Anti-Morsy protesters chant slogans while riding in a pick-up car along a main street in Alexandria June 30, 2013

Egypt

Ambassador Mervat Tallawy, Director General of the Arab Women's Organization, signed a memorandum of understanding at...
A man kite surfs in the Mediterranean sea in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon 26 April 2011. 
The Egyptian Tourism Promotion Authority signed a contract with world windsurfing champion Karolina Winkowska to promote...
Moderate weather is expected for Cairo and Lower Egyptian provinces on Tuesday, meteorologists say, with fine weather...

Middle East/North Africa

The Islamic State group's "caliphate" enters its second year Monday with the jihadists expanding their...
Syria's foreign minister said in Moscow on Monday Russia had promised to send political, economic and military aid to...
Israel and the Palestinians promised on Monday to investigate alleged war crimes committed by their forces during the 2014...

World

County clerks in Texas who object to gay marriage can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite last...
Fighters loyal to Islamic State have seized substantial territory in Afghanistan for the first time, witnesses and officials...
The man being held in France under suspicion of beheading his boss and trying to blow up a chemicals plant has told...

Business

© AFP/File | Emirati men sit under a stock market screen at the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in Dubai, on January 30, 2011
 
 
 
Uncertainty in global financial markets may keep Gulf stock markets on the back foot on Tuesday, while the death of a senior...
Egyptian Stock Exchange on Monday ordered that Egyptian investors who buy global depository receipts (GDRs) by...
Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour meeting with a delegation from Chinese leather manufacturer Huajian
Egypt is negotiating with Chinese leather manufacturing giant Huajian Group to establish the latter’s contribution in...

Science

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Ramadan is usually known for gaining weight. However, if you manage to balance the calories you intake through pursuing...
Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy said the ministry's budget for next fiscal year (2015-2016) is LE289 million, up from...
A employee stands in the Microsoft booth during the 2014 Computex exhibition at the TWTC Nangang exhibition hall in Taipei, 3 June 2014.
The US Navy is still using Windows XP -- now 14 years old and defunct -- and it has to pay Microsoft $9 million to keep...

Arts


 

Kanye West performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
 
Kanye West delivered an uncompromising headline performance at Glastonbury Festival on Saturday that ignited when the US...
Janet Jackson accepts the Ultimate Icon Award during the 2015 BET Awards in Los Angeles, California, June 28, 2015.
 
Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs took a tumble, Janet Jackson made an emotional appearance, and the BET TV network paid...
David Wild is an Emmy-nominated TV writer, a New York Times best-selling author and contributing editor for Rolling Stone
Like a lot of people around the world, I have been listening to and loving the extraordinary music of Glen Campbell all of...

Living

Shah Kafil senses a genuine Ramadan atmosphere at Egypt's old al-Azhar and al-Hussein districts
At an Egyptian dining table sits Shah Kafil, an Indian student from al-Azhar’s language and translation school....
Nadia Abdel Hamid (row 1, third from the left), is Egypt's first female boxing trainer
Her mental strength was behind her decision to choose boxing as a sport and ten years earlier Nadia Abdel Hamid, who is now...
Boys playing football match at Tahrir Square, where dozens of protesters go on their sit-in, Cairo, 14 February 2013.
Yasmine has always been talented in football. As a child, she used to play with her friends and watch matches with passion....