President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is using a supposed fight against corruption as a cover for it and many of Egypt’s anti-corruption agencies are tangled in the same problem they claim to be combating, according to... Tuesday, 30 June, 2015 - 16:21
Hisham Barakat
A suspect belonging to Giza Popular Resistance, a little-known group which had claimed responsibility for the assassination of Prosecutor General Hesham Barakat on Monday was arrested on Tuesday, Egypt’s... Tuesday, 30 June, 2015 - 14:53
You won't even notice it -- it will literally pass by in a second. But markets around the world are frantically trying to avoid a leap second that threatens to disrupt global trading on Tuesday.   The extra... Tuesday, 30 June, 2015 - 14:07
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attending the funeral of assassinated General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday hinted at the need for legislative changes following the assassination of Prosecutor General Hesham Barakat Monday.   “The hands of justice are shackled by laws... Tuesday, 30 June, 2015 - 13:17
Hisham Barakat
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attending the funeral of assassinated General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat

Egypt

Moderate weather is predicted to prevail in Cairo and Lower Egypt on Wednesday, with slighly higher temperatures in the...
Egyptian Foreign Ministry
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned a report issued by the London-based Amnesty International, in which...
The residents of Port Said have escalated their protest campaign against attempts to demolish one of the important historic...

Middle East/North Africa

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has launched a campaign aiming to give voices to the millions of...
The Tunisian gunman who attacked a resort hotel on Friday killing 39 people, mostly British holiday-makers, likely spent...
The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the...

World

At least 30 people were killed when a military transport plane crashed into a residential area two minutes after take-off in...
The head of the European Commission made a last-minute offer to try to persuade Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to...
County clerks in Texas who object to gay marriage can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite last...

Business

A customer uses a petrol nozzle to fill up his tank in a gas station in Nice August 27, 2012.
 
Oil prices bounced from three-week lows in choppy trade on Tuesday as investors awaited a Greek debt default, shying away...
 Egypt's Emaar Misr for Development will now list on the Egyptian Exchange on or around July 5, it said in a...
cairo stock 
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) is closed on Tuesday upon the decision of Ibrahim Mehleb, the prime minister, it was decided...

Science

Cairo will witness on Tuesday evening a rare conjunction of planets Venus and Jupiter to huddle close together in skies 
Cairenes can enjoy a beautiful view tonight when the planets of Venus and Jupiter appear close together in the sky.  ...
South Korea has finalized its 2030 target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 37 percent from business-as-usual (BAU)...
Scientists have identified a key gene used by poppies to make morphine, paving the way for better methods of producing the...

Arts

Visually disabled audience enjoying audio description of "Al-Nasser Salahdin" film at Zawya cinema 
After garnering success from the first screening of a feature-length film with audio description for the blind and visually...
AFP/File / by Michael Thurston | Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," November 17, 2014
Gird your loins, Hunger Games fans: A new exhibit showcasing the props and costumes featured in the cinematic franchise...
Oscars statuette
Academy Award organisers invited more than 300 new members yesterday to join the award-giving body, including a number of...

Living

The word "festival" conjures plenty of unwelcome images: knee-deep mud, leaky tents and sinister burgers.  ...
Drowsy port towns aren't trying to make it big.   They're content to sit quietly idle without the throngs of...
, Tianna Swisher, a student at Liberty Valley Elementary School in Danville, Pa., attempts to drink from the water fountain at Montour Preserve near Washingtonville, Pa., during an outdoor field trip. Fluoride in drinking water, credited with dramatically cutting cavities and tooth decay, may now be too much of a good thing. It's causing spots on some kids' teeth. The federal government announced Monday, April 27, 2015, that it is lowering the recommended level of fluoride in drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years. (Bill Hughes/Press-Enterprise via AP, File)
 
 Phone-based surveys show that nearly four of every 10 kids and teens in the US were exposed to violence or abuse over...