A funeral Shaimaa al-Sabbagh
International reactions have been triggered by violence that occurred on Sunday's fourth anniversary of the 2011 revolution, when according to Reuters, around 25 people were killed in anti-government demonstrations... Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 - 15:08
Illustration of African Union member flags in Kampala, Uganda. African leaders on Saturday opened celebrations for the 50th jubilee of the continental bloc, with Africa's myriad problems set aside for a day to mark the progress that has been made. 
Cairo began intensive action to garner the support of various countries of the world for its candidacy for a non-permanent seat at the UN Security Council in 2016-2017.   Egypt will seek a formal decision from the... Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 - 14:53
An Egyptian court upheld three-year jail sentences on Tuesday for three prominent liberal activists, judicial sources said, after days of violence around the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni... Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 - 14:43
Media host Ahmed Moussa and political activist Israa Abdel Fattah
The Nasr City Misdemeanor Court has fined a media host for slandering a prominent activism figure of the 2011 revolution.   Ahmed Moussa from Sada el-Balad satellite channel was fined LE15,000 in the lawsuit... Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 - 13:39
A funeral Shaimaa al-Sabbagh
Illustration of African Union member flags in Kampala, Uganda. African leaders on Saturday opened celebrations for the 50th jubilee of the continental bloc, with Africa's myriad problems set aside for a day to mark the progress that has been made. 
Media host Ahmed Moussa and political activist Israa Abdel Fattah

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Gunmen from the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, line up outside the house of their late leader Ahmed Jaabari, after mourners finished visiting his family to pay their condolences in Gaza City on 22 November 2012
The Cairo Court of Urgent Matters said it has turned down two lawsuits demanding to declare Hamas and Ultras as a terrorist organizations due to lack of jurisdiction.   The first lawsuit against Hamas was filed by lawyer Samir Sabry, who...

World

At least two rockets fired from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday prompting Israeli forces to return fire, the army said....
A Palestinian boy plays near the ruins of his family's house that witnesses said was destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, in the east of Gaza City, 21 October 2014.
The main UN aid agency in the Gaza Strip said on Tuesday a lack of international funding had forced it to suspend payments to tens of thousands of...
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos
 
Britain's economy grew by 2.6 percent last year in the fastest annual pace since 2007, but slowed more sharply than expected in the fourth...

Economy

Labourers pile up coal at a coal field on the outskirts of Hyderabad, southern India, on September 5, 2012 (AFP/File, Noah Seelam)
The Egyptian Cabinet approved the guidelines for the use of coal in industrial activities in Egypt, the minister of environmental affairs, Khaled Fahmy said.   Fahmy added that the Justice Ministry is revising the guidelines and preparing the...

Culture

The second season of the popular TV series “Saraya Abdeen” (Abdeen Palace) has moved to Alexandria on Tuesday to shoot their...
Despite the war and strife spreading throughout the Middle East, many volunteers, humanitarian workers and kind souls have bound together to help...
 
Greek singer Demis Roussos 
World renowned Greek singer Demis Roussos died in an Athens hospital at the weekend at the age of 68, the hospital said on Monday. The Egyptian-born...

Life Style

Women in poor countries lose out on $9 trillion a year - more than the combined gross domestic products of Britain, France and Germany...
No-smoking sign
Imperial Tobacco Group, the world's third largest cigarette maker, is moving into caffeine as more people kick the deadly smoking habit,...
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's co-founder and chief executive introduces 'Home' a Facebook app suite that integrates with Android during a Facebook press event in Menlo Park, California, 4 April 2013.
Facebook, the world's largest social network, and its Instagram photo-sharing site, suffered temporary outages around the world for up to an hour...