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Unknown militants kidnapped an Egyptian national on Monday in the city of Sabha, according to a security source in the Libyan city. The area has become a hotspot for ransom kidnappings.   The wife of Erfan Salem,... Tuesday, 7 July, 2015 - 11:50
One hundred dollar notes are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul 9 January 2013.
 Egypt's foreign currency reserves rose to $20.080 billion at the end of June from $19.560 billion the previous month, the central bank said on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait have... Tuesday, 7 July, 2015 - 11:50
Journalists Syndicate
The draft anti-terrorism law approved by Egypt's cabinet last week includes "dangerous articles" which threaten media and press freedoms, the press syndicate said on Monday. The syndicate's board... Monday, 6 July, 2015 - 20:25
Coptic activists called on social networking websites to establish a political party with a Christian background named "Om al-Nour" in response to the administrative court's ruling not to dissolve the... Monday, 6 July, 2015 - 17:55
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One hundred dollar notes are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul 9 January 2013.
Journalists Syndicate

Egypt

© AFP/File | A picture shows Egypt?s High Court in downtown Cairo on January 1, 2015, during the hearing of three Al-Jazeera reporters on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood
 
 
 
Cairo Criminal Court on Tuesday postponed till August 10 the trial of 23 defendants of the so-called 'Ansar Al-Sharia...
investment summit in Sharm el-Sheikh 
Luxor Governor Mohamed Badr held a preparatory meeting to gear up for an investment conference in the Upper Egyptian...
Egyptian prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab reviewed preparations for Egypt's 'Golden Triangle' project, which aims to take...

Middle East/North Africa

A dispute over UN sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and a broader arms embargo were among issues holding up...
Arab air strikes and clashes killed an estimated 176 fighters and civilians in Yemen on Monday, residents and media run by...
The Gaza Strip was devastated by war with Israel a year ago this week, the third in six years, and the slow pace of...

World

The deaths of a number of witnesses in a massive fraud case surrounding cheating at college and government jobs has become...
A Union flag flies near Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in London 24 October 2011.
Prime Minister David Cameron led sombre tributes on Tuesday as Britain commemorated the 10th anniversary of attacks that...
Greece's affair with the euro began with the grandest of hopes. The country approved the euro in 2001, in time to be...

Business

A ship passes a petro-industrial complex in Kawasaki near Tokyo December 18, 2014.
 
Egypt and Russia's top oil producer Rosneft have signed two initial deals for the supply of petroleum products and...




Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
Egypt's central bank held the Egyptian pound steady at LE7.73 to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Tuesday...
Egypt’s industry federation has voiced support for the central bank’s decision to raise US dollar exchange rates...

Science

Imam of Mohamed Ali Mosque leads Eid al-Fitr prayer, Cairo, 19 August 2012.
Religious groups are an under-used health resource that could help achieve universal healthcare and accelerate the medical...
A new app designed to educate young people about female genital mutilation (FGM) was launched in Britain on Tuesday amid a...
A woman holds the hand of her mother who is dying from cancer during her final hours at a palliative care hospital in Winnipeg, 24 July 2010.
Breast cancer screenings may not lead to fewer deaths but may lead to overdiagnosis, US researchers suggest.   In areas...

Arts

In this Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, Bill Cosby performs during a show at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Fla. Cosby will visit Alabama for a two-day event aimed at highlighting schools in one of the poorest areas of the state. The comedian will speak in several cities across Alabama’s rural Black Belt region on May 14-15, 2015. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with...
Kendrick Lamar at the Orange Stage, Roskilde Festival July 3, 2015.
 
The sun was out for double-Grammy-award-winning US rapper Kendrick Lamar this weekend as he performed an energetic set of...
Lady Gaga performs songs from ''The Sound of Music'' during the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2015.
Pop star Lady Gaga and crooner Tony Bennett brought a mix of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra and even Edith Piaf...

Living

In this undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions, the 1984 Summer Olympics Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada is shown. The 24-inch torch, featuring a brass finish and wood handle, is being offered by Heritage Auctions on July 30, 2015, at its Platinum Night Sports Auction in Chicago. It is the first significant piece of Jenner memorabilia to go to auction since the winner of the 1976 Olympic Decathlon Gold Medal became Caitlyn Jenner. (Heritage Auctions via AP)
The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it...
People watch ''World of Color - Celebrate! The Wonderful World of Walt Disney'' during Disneyland Diamond Celebration in Anaheim, California May 22, 2015.
 
The "happiest place on Earth" will keep a special tax exemption in Anaheim, California, for 30 more years if the...
Diamond Trusty cries in grief over the death of her cousin, 7-year-old Amari Brown in Chicago, Illinois, United States, July 5, 2015.
 
Late in the evening on July 4 a haze of smoke from backyard fireworks hung over Chicago. Like kids all over the city, 7-year...