A Palestinian girl carries a child across rubble from a building that police said was destroyed by an Israeli air strike, in the Burij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, 1 August 2014.
World aid organizations and NGOs have urged Egypt to open the Rafah land crossing to the Palestinian Gaza Strip to alleviate the suffering of people at the Palestinian enclave, warning of failure in committing to... Thursday, 26 February, 2015 - 18:12
Egypt is hosting the 15th session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) from 2 to 6 March, where Egypt will take over the presidency from Tanzania for two years, according to a statement from... Thursday, 26 February, 2015 - 17:33
© Al-Furqan Media/AFP/File | Screen grab taken off a video on January 20, 2015 reportedly released by the IS group through Al-Furqan Media allegedly shows Japanese hostages Kenji Goto (L) and Haruna Yukawa (R) with a black-clad militant brandishing a knife
 
 
 
The Islamic State jihadist who appeared in videos beheading Western hostages in Syria has been identified as a Kuwaiti-born British citizen, previously known by British security, The Washington Post said in a report on... Thursday, 26 February, 2015 - 16:42
The security forces in Qalyubiya arrested Thursday two men appearing in a violent video circulated on the social media, where they can be seen torturing and stabbing a dog on Al-Ahram Street in Shobra al-Kheima, after... Thursday, 26 February, 2015 - 16:35
A Palestinian girl carries a child across rubble from a building that police said was destroyed by an Israeli air strike, in the Burij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, 1 August 2014.
© Al-Furqan Media/AFP/File | Screen grab taken off a video on January 20, 2015 reportedly released by the IS group through Al-Furqan Media allegedly shows Japanese hostages Kenji Goto (L) and Haruna Yukawa (R) with a black-clad militant brandishing a knife
 
 
 

News

The Egyptian Cabinet issued an appendix to an earlier decree on Wednesday, with regards to the country’s political borders and tightening military control on the border with Libya.   The addition to the November 2014 decree requires...

World

A 3D-printed jet engine on display at the Avalon Airshow in Melbourne
 
 
 
Australian researchers said Thursday they have created two jet engines using 3D printing in what is described as a world-first that has attracted...
Women hold placards during a march and rally in east London promoting Islamic law
Half of the British Muslim population say they are discriminated against in the United Kingdom as it has become less tolerant towards Muslims,...
Smoke raises behind an Islamic State flag after Iraqi security forces and Shiite fighters took control of Saadiya in Diyala province from Islamist State militants, November 24, 2014.
A Brooklyn court charged three men Wednesday with conspiracy to provide support to a terrorist organisation for planning to join the Islamic State...

Economy

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The head of Egypt’s largest private sector bank has voiced optimism of the future of the country’s economy and investment sector, lauding what he described as the government’s efforts to address chronic economic issues.   The...

Culture

 A statue dating back to the ancient Assyrian era.
Hardline Islamist militants in northern Iraq have destroyed a collection of priceless statues and sculptures dating to the ancient Assyrian era...
© Getty/AFP/File | Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon has called "crazy times"
 
 
 
Pop diva Madonna's gasp-inducing "wardrobe malfunction" at a star-studded London awards ceremony grabbed British headlines on Thursday...
Hamza Namira's absence from the Egyptian Syndicate for Musical Professions's board meeting on Wednesday, chaired by syndicate head and '...

Life Style

Giant black hole in early universe.
A black hole 12 billion times as massive as the sun has been found in a glowing quasar that existed when the universe was just a fraction of its...
Many Egyptians used to smoke hand-rolled cigarettes at the beginning of the previous century, before switching to factory-made packages. Since then,...
Depression pills
 People diagnosed with major depression are around three times more likely than the general population to commit violent crimes such as robbery...