Hurghada - Red Sea
Sailors from the Egyptian navy rescued 14 Egyptian tourists off the coast of Hurghada on Sunday after it began to take on water amid poor weather conditions. The tourist boat was taking a group on a trip along the coast... Monday, 25 July, 2016 - 10:31
Turkish Charge D’affaires to Cairo, Ali Rıza Güney, said on Sunday his country regretted that Egypt did not condemn the foiled coup attempt and express solidarity with the Turkish people. He said the attempted... Sunday, 24 July, 2016 - 17:20
Several groups defending child rights have condemned the marriage of a 12-year-old to a ten-year-old in Al-Maasara village, Dakahlia governorate this weekend, and threatened to sue those responsible. The head of the... Sunday, 24 July, 2016 - 14:43
Beni Suef Governor Mohamed Selim in the middle of local religious leaders during a reconcilation conference following sectarian encounters between Muslims and Christians
Calm was restored to a village in Beni Suef yesterday after clashes broke out Friday between Muslims and Christian over alleged illegal church-building.  Mobs in Saft al-Kharsa village, on the outskirts of... Sunday, 24 July, 2016 - 13:13
Hurghada - Red Sea
Beni Suef Governor Mohamed Selim in the middle of local religious leaders during a reconcilation conference following sectarian encounters between Muslims and Christians

Egypt

High school students in protests outside the Education Ministry condemning the addition of ten marks for attendance, discipline
Egypt's top-scoring high school student for scientific subjects in this year's thanaweya amma exams has called for...
The Nintendo-owned franchise which soared in popularity in the late 1990s made a strong comeback on July 6 2016 and initially launched a free-to-play mobile game called “Pokémon Go” which connects virtual world to real one; it was developed for iOS and Android devices. the game is now availabe in many countries including the US.
 
A leading Egyptian Sunni Muslim cleric has warned against the dangers of playing too much of the wildly popular mobile phone...
The Ethiopian Health Ministry has suspended the importation of pharmaceuticals from 11 Egyptian manufacturers following a...

Middle East/North Africa

"When everyone shouts 'Allahu Akbar' (God is Great) I know that a tank or a cannon will fire." So says...
At the crossroads between a divided Europe and a convulsed Middle East, Turkey is caught in a power struggle between former...
Syrian opposition groups have taken advantage of a global Pokemon craze to draw the world's attention to the plight of...

World

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected clarion calls for Russia to be banned from next month's Rio...
The head of the Democratic Party resigned on Sunday amid a furor over embarrassing leaked emails, hoping to head off a...
Two 8-year-old girls in Thailand have been charged for violating campaigning rules ahead of a contentious referendum next...

Business

Turkey's state-run Turkish Airlines fired more than 100 employees, including management and cabin crew, as part of a...
Egyptians ranked in second place among Arabs buying land and real estate in Dubai over the first half of 2016, with 710...
Libya's hopes to boost crude exports have been dealt a blow after the head of the National Oil Corporation (NOC)...

Science

 

Pokémon Go dating app launched in the US

 
US dating company Project Fixup has launched a Pokémon Go match-making service, offering gamers the opportunity to find love...
Scientists reveal that sitting for more than 10 hours a day can be harmful to health. (AFP Relax News)
 
Although many previous studies have shown that too much sedentary time increases the risk of a variety of diseases,...
Researchers in Brazil announced Thursday the "presence of the Zika virus" in Culex mosquitoes (the common house...

Arts

Cast member Chris Pratt at the premiere of ‘Jurassic World’ in Hollywood, California, June 9, 2015. The film made US$102 million for Universal this weekend.
The sequel to 2015 action blockbuster Jurassic World is set to start production in February 2017, with The Impossible...
Comedian Carey Marx performs at the Up The Creek Comedy Club in Greenwich, London, Britain, July 16, 2016.
 
Like most stand-up comedians, Carey Marx has stories about "dying on stage", but in his case they are almost...
American whistleblower Edward Snowden is seen on a screen as he delivers a speech during the Roskilde Festival in Roskilde, Denmark, June 28 2016. Scanpix Denmark/Mathias Loevgreen Bojesen /via
 
When former NSA contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden met with Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone to discuss a...

Living

Two newly released studies show that the beneficial effects of exercise such as cycling, walking, dancing and even gardening helps in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease. 
The beneficial effects of physical and mental exercise on brain health are already well established. A new American study...
reading books
Although it has long been assumed that reading is good for your mental health, there has been little evidence so far to...
vacation
Whether you’re on vacation or just relaxing in the garden at home, these five new light fiction novels will provide...