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 4,800 migrants were plucked from boats off the coast of Libya over the weekend and 10 bodies were recovered, Italy's coast guard and navy said, in what looked to be the biggest rescue operation of its kind so... Sunday, 3 May, 2015 - 21:55
Egyptian navy
The Egyptian government said it had extended by three months the deployment of "some elements of the armed forces" abroad, enabling it to continue participating in a Saudi-led coalition that has been launching... Sunday, 3 May, 2015 - 21:29
 The fighters battling the Houthi militia around Aden airport are Yemenis, not Arab special forces troops deployed by the Saudi-led coalition, Ali al-Ahmadi, spokesman for the Southern Popular Resistance, said on... Sunday, 3 May, 2015 - 17:08
Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, judicial sources said.      The head of... Sunday, 3 May, 2015 - 15:42
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
Egyptian navy

Egypt

Garrido
Mahmoud Taher, Chairman of the Ahli Football Club, has officially dismissed Juan Carlos Garrido, the team's coach. He...
Labor protests in Egypt 2002-2014
A report by the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights has said that labor protest in Egypt have gone down from 2....
Blocking Gamasa-Mansoura Highway January 24, 2015
North and South Giza prosecutors ordered the detention of 145 Brotherhood members for 15 days on Sunday, pending...

Middle East/North Africa

The United States and its allies staged 17 strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria in a 24-hour period ending...
Israeli protesters, Jews of Ethiopian origin, participate in a protest on what they say was police violence against their community in Jerusalem April 30, 2015.
 
Hundreds of Israeli Jews of Ethiopian origin blocked a main Tel Aviv road on Sunday, stepping up anti-racism protests...
Local fighters battling the rebel Houthi militia in Yemen's port of Aden stormed areas around the airport on Sunday in...

World

Taliban representatives met with Afghan political figures for a second day on Sunday, but it was unclear if the dialogue...
The mayor of Baltimore on Sunday lifted a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew she had imposed on the city last week after a night of...
Togo’s constitutional court on Sunday confirmed that Faure Gnassingbe won a third term as president with 58.77 percent...

Business

Egypt's market closed in the red zone on Sunday's session, as the EGX30 declined by 1.26 percent, reaching 8,562.97...
An official source in the telecommunications sector has revealed that the three mobile operators: Vodafone, Mobinil and...




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 LE7.53 to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Sunday while the...

Science

Tharu Castle
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty has announced the discovery of an ancient Egyptian army camp in the Tjaru Fortress in...
Headache
Strength training might help prevent tension headaches, or at least reduce their pain, according to a small Danish study....
working out
Groin injuries are common in sports requiring quick direction changes, acceleration and deceleration – and they’...

Arts

Britney Spears
Pop star Britney Spears has canceled two of her Las Vegas shows after injuring her ankle in a fall during a performance....
 B.B. King performs at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming concert
Blues legend B.B. King was in hospice care Friday at his home in Las Vegas, according to a longtime business associate with...
Noah's Ark
Students from the Faculty of Mass Communication at Cairo University have shot a graduation project documentary film about...

Living

A woman blows giant bubbles in a street in the town of Appenzell, eastern Switzerland on April 28, 2013
In general, friends and family seem to be the driving forces behind women's happiness. In France, almost half of the...
Kate, Duchess of Cambridge holds her newborn baby princess
Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?   Britain's newborn princess has spent...
A French oral surgeon performs maxillofacial reconstruction surgery (dental implants) in an operating room
A south Florida man is suing a hospital for emotional distress, saying his leg was amputated and thrown in the garbage with...