Reuters/Reuters - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a statement following a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris, November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe






 


 
Wrapping up an Asian tour, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will visit Indonesia on Friday. Sisi's tour also included Singapore and China and would be concluded in Jakarta on Saturday. His visit to Indonesia... Friday, 4 September, 2015 - 14:33
 EGYPTIAN PRESIDENCY/AFP/File | File picture released by the Egyptian Presidency shows President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) shaking hands with a member of the security forces during a visit to the Sinai Peninsula
Six soldiers including four Americans were injured on Thursday in two blasts in northeast Sinai caused by improvised explosive devices, the Pentagon said. The Multinational Force and Observer peacekeepers were evacuated... Friday, 4 September, 2015 - 10:27
Businessman Naguib Sawiris
Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has offered to buy an island off Greece or Italy and develop it to help hundreds of thousands of people fleeing from Syria and other conflicts. The telecoms tycoon first announced the... Thursday, 3 September, 2015 - 19:39
Muslim Brotherhood lawmaker Mohammad al-Falahgi was arrested on terror charges in 2013 and held in prison, but never convicted. Earlier this year, after pleading for medical help, he died "handcuffed to the... Thursday, 3 September, 2015 - 16:41




Reuters/Reuters - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a statement following a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris, November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe






 


 
 EGYPTIAN PRESIDENCY/AFP/File | File picture released by the Egyptian Presidency shows President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) shaking hands with a member of the security forces during a visit to the Sinai Peninsula
Businessman Naguib Sawiris

Egypt

US President Barack Obama spoke to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi 
Egypt and the US discussed on Thursday means of fostering cooperation and exchanging expertise in several...
Cairo subway 
The Egyptian population increased by 2.2 million citizens by January 2015, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and...
Belly dancers Shakira and Bardis in white prison abayas during trial over debauchery charges
An Egyptian court has sentenced two women to six months in prison with labor for "inciting debauchery" in racy...

Middle East/North Africa

Rescuers help people in the sea after a boat carring some 250 migrants crashed into rocks as they tried to enter the port of Pantelleria, an island off the southern coast of Italy, on 13 April 2011
 About 30-40 people drowned in the Mediterranean after a dinghy carrying 120-140 Somalis, Sudanese and Nigerians...
Saudi police
Saudi Arabian security forces killed what they called "a terrorist" who attempted to attack a security facility in...
© WELAYAT HOMS/AFP/File | An Islamic State group video from August 25, 2015, allegedly shows smoke billowing from the Baal Shamin temple in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra
 
 
 
 Islamic State has blown up three ancient tower tombs in Palmyra built between the years 44 and 103 AD, Syria's...

World

1 OF 14. Head of radical leftist Syriza party Tsipras speaks after winning elections in Athens, January 25, 2015.
 
 So divided has Syriza's youth wing become over the direction of Greece's leftist party, that when its council...
© Getty images/AFP/File | Sacramento City College, a community college near downtown, went into lockdown following the shooting, which authorities said occurred at a parking lot on campus
 
 
 
One man was killed and another seriously wounded in a shooting at a Sacramento, California college campus, police said ....
Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) march during the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, September 3, 2015.
REUTERS/DAMIR SAGOLJ
China's military reforms will be difficult and risky as they require a fundamental change in thinking and could affect...

Business

Egypt's stock market has witnessed wins of LE12.69 billion (US$1.6 billion) this week, as all indexes dropped, Egyptian...
cairo stock 
Egypt's market jumped as global backdrop improves on Thursday's session, according to Reuters. The benchmark EGX30...




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






 


 
 Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at a dollar sale on Thursday, selling $37.8 million at a cut-off price...

Science

A man walks at the Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul January 7, 2015.
 
Imagine the alarm clock ringing on a typical Monday morning, except this time the curtains draw themselves back, the...
pregnant woman
A US study suggests a direct link between prenatal nutrition and academic progress, indicating that women who diet during...
A man takes a selfie by a crashing wave on Beirut's Corniche, a seaside promenade, as high winds sweep through Lebanon during a storm February 11, 2015. 
The rise of selfie photography in some of the world's most beautiful, and dangerous, places is sparking a range of...

Arts

Culture Minister Abdel Wahed al-Nabawy
 Egypt is looking into establishing a holding company for cinematic productions, Culture Minister Abdel Wahed al-...
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai (C) poses with girls for a picture at a school for Syrian refugee girls, built by the NGO Kayany Foundation, in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley July 12, 2015.
REUTERS/JAMAL SAIDI
Most people know Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban in 2012 for demanding...
Luxor will host its first international fashion festival, "Come to Egypt", at the famous Luxor Temple in December...

Living

First-class airline seats
Think you can't afford a spin in a private jet -- jacuzzi included -- or a night at a lavish, five-star hotel? Think...
Omega-3-rich fish for better energy
Checking in at the airport can be a a dispiriting experience, especially when you factor in delays and long lines to get...
Venice, Rome
The well-travelled, well-heeled readers of CN Traveller UK have spoken, voting Italy, Paris, British Airways and...