Messi at the pyramids 
Argentinean superstar and FC Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi arrived in Egypt on Tuesday evening to launch the campaign Tour'n'Cure, a medical tourism program for the low-cost treatment of Hepatitis C patients... Wednesday, 22 February, 2017 - 11:37
Dozens taking part in protest in front of Presidential Palace in Heliopolis, Cairo, 21 September 2012, to demand freedom of Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, who is detained in US prison since more than 18 years.
Jama'a al-Islamiya group said Tuesday that the body of its spiritual leader Omar Abdel-Rahman, known as the Blind Sheikh, who died in a US prison on Saturday, is to arrive Cairo on Thursday. The... Wednesday, 22 February, 2017 - 10:51
As Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah Al-sisi announced that 2017 is the “women’s year", al-Azhar will issue a document detailing women's rights that were granted by the Holy Quran and the prophet... Tuesday, 21 February, 2017 - 17:10
Sisi's visit to Aswan
An Egyptian tourism official said on Tuesday that photos of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Aswan will be used to promote cultural tourism at the ITB Berlin tourism exhibition from 8-12 March. Sisi attended a two-day... Tuesday, 21 February, 2017 - 14:27
Messi at the pyramids 
Dozens taking part in protest in front of Presidential Palace in Heliopolis, Cairo, 21 September 2012, to demand freedom of Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, who is detained in US prison since more than 18 years.
Sisi's visit to Aswan

Egypt

Seventeen police officers were injured in a accident on Wednesday when a car hit their bus, causing it to overturn on...
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received King Abdullah II of Jordan at Cairo International Airport on Tuesday. The two...
Head of the Egyptian Federation of Construction and Building Contractors, Hassan Abdel Aziz, called on contractors in Egypt...

Middle East/North Africa

A new report by a Syria conflict monitoring group accuses the government of depopulating Sunni-majority areas in Syria's...
US-backed Iraqi forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western half of Mosul prepared on Tuesday to storm the airport...
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull offered a staunch defense of Israel on Wednesday, criticizing the United Nations...

World

Saudi Arabia's King Salman will visit Jakarta and Bali on the Indonesian leg of his Asian tour next month, bringing 1,...
 AFP/File | Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe with his wife Grace celebrates his re-election unopposed as the leader of Zanu PF for the next five years in Harare on December 6, 2014
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest national ruler, turned 93 on Tuesday, using a long and...
Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, rejects a headscarf for her meeting Lebanon's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abed el-Lateef Daryan in Beirut, Lebanon February 21, 2017 (Aziz Taher / Reuters).
French far-right National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen canceled a meeting on Tuesday with Lebanon's grand...

Business

A Saudi Aramco employee sits in the area of its stand at the Middle East Petrotech 2016, an exhibition and conference for the refining and petrochemical industries, in Manama, Bahrain.
Oil giant Saudi Aramco has asked JPMorgan Chase & Co and Morgan Stanley to assist with its upcoming mammoth IPO and...
A 20 and 50 Euro bank note are seen in front of a cash drawer with Swiss francs in Bern January 16, 2015.  REUTERS/Thomas Hodel
Economic growth in the 19-country eurozone accelerated in February to reach the strongest pace in nearly six years, a...
A US judge has rejected Deutsche Bank AG's bid to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it delayed foreign exchange trades to get a...

Science

A continent two-thirds the size of Australia has been found beneath the south-west Pacific Ocean, scientists reported in the...
 

Pokémon Go dating app launched in the US

 
If gangs of kids suddenly start loitering in your garden or your favourite corner café appears overrun with people staring...
Healthy breakfast
Our eating patterns have changed over the past 40 years and the rule of three meals a day has been abandoned by many....

Arts

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
American actress Angelina Jolie, 41, recently said that her breakup with her husband Brad Pitt was difficult. Jolie is...
Author J.K. Rowling hosts a special family fundraising evening in aid of her children's charity, Lumos, at the ''Warner Bros. Studio - The Making of Harry Potter in Hertfordfshire'' in London, 9 November 2013.
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled then-US presidential candidate Donald Trump "bigoted" after receiving the...
Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets -- the subjects of an Oscar-nominated documentary -- said they received US visas to attend next week's prestigious Academy Awards ceremony (Thaer Mohammed / AFP).
Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets -- the subjects of an Oscar-nominated documentary -- said on Saturday they...

Living

Hundertwasser House landmark, an apartment house designed by artist and architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser, with the 'Terrassencafe im Hundertwasserhaus' is seen in Vienna, Austria, February 15, 2017 (Heinz-Peter Bader / Reuters). 
Tired of tourists powering up batteries for hours, Vienna cafe owner Galina Pokorny has introduced a 1 euro ($1.06) fee for...
Russian model who posed for a video while dangling from a skyscraper (Reuters)
Dubai police have summoned a Russian model, who posed for a video while dangling from a skyscraper, to sign a pledge not to...
Saudi gamers get together at kingdom's first-ever Comic Con. Spectators attend Comic Con expo in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia February 18, 2017 (Ali al-Qarni / Reuters).
In a country where the use of magic is a crime punishable by beheading, it's not every day that young Saudis wander down...