Babaker Zebari
Iraqi Chief of Staff Babacar Zebari arrived in Cairo on Thursday, heading a military delegation from Baghdad to meet with senior officials of the armed forces and discuss cooperation in training, arming and confronting... Thursday, 21 May, 2015 - 17:44
President Sisi donates to economy support account at NBE
Economic recovery cannot act alone as a safeguard towards political stability, a Middle East expert has said, as Egypt puts the attraction of foreign investments and reforms to expenditure among its top priority for... Thursday, 21 May, 2015 - 17:41
Morsi
Commenting on Norway’s objection to the deposed President Mohamed Morsi’s death sentence, Ahmed Ezz al-Arab, deputy chairman of the Wafd Party, said Norway executed Quisling who helped Hitler occupy Norway... Thursday, 21 May, 2015 - 17:25
Education Minister Moheb al-Rafie has admitted high rates of writing and reading weakness among students, saying that he is the only education minister to admit the phenomenon.   “I am the only minister... Thursday, 21 May, 2015 - 15:04
Babaker Zebari
President Sisi donates to economy support account at NBE
Morsi

Egypt

Nubian associations called for a vigil in front of the Cabinet building on Saturday because the Council of Ministers refused...
The pilgrimage
Assistant Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs and Egyptians Abroad Amr Moawad called on Egyptians traveling to Saudi...
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks during the Davos World Economic Forum
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah is addressing the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa region on...

Middle East/North Africa

A Saudi artillery unit fires shells towards Houthi positions from the Saudi border with Yemen
Saudi shells hit an international humanitarian aid office in northern Yemen, killing five Ethiopian refugees and wounding...
Iraqi forces said they thwarted a third attempt by Islamic State militants to break through their defensive lines east of...
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani talks with Algeria's Senate President Abdelkader Bensalah (not pictured) upon his arrival at Algiers airport, 2 April 2014.
Qatar, host nation of the 2022 World Cup, is still doing little to improve conditions for migrant workers despite promising...

World

Street battles and gunfire erupted again in the capital on Thursday as protesters against President Pierre Nkurunziza...
Testament to the regeneration of New York, 15 years after the 9/11 attacks, is the new observation deck at the World Trade...
© AFP | Indonesian officials destroy a Vietnamese fishing vessel on Datuk Island in Mempawah in West Kalimantan on May 20, 2015
 
 
 
Indonesia has sunk 41 foreign boats across the archipelago, reports said Thursday, as part of an ongoing push to stop...

Business

Abdel Nour meets World Bank delegation
Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour said the World Bank has agreed to a grant of $5 million to provide...
Commissioner General of the National Cement Company Saeed Abdel Aaty said the state-owned company EGAS refused to provide...
cairo stock 
Egypt's market closed in the green zone on Thursday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 Index increased 1.83 percent...

Science

A committee responsible for the removal of WWII-time landmines from Egypt’s western deserts and coasts is celebrating...
A French oral surgeon performs maxillofacial reconstruction surgery (dental implants) in an operating room
Patients mulling whether to get a common procedure to unclog blocked arteries may not get enough information from their...
FILE - In this April 10, 2003 file photo, bottles filled with the anti-psychotic drug Zyprexa sit on a packaging line at a Eli Lilly & Co. factory in Indianapolis. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday, March 21, 2015 says more children and teens are taking mental health medicines than ever before, but more also are getting therapy, not just pills. The biggest rise in treatment rates has been among the most troubled kids. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings,
Contrary to public perception and horrific cases that make headlines, serious mental problems are declining among the nation...

Arts

The 2B Continued Lab and Festival
Back with its 6th edition, the 2B Continued Lab and Festival aims to add to the performing arts scene in Cairo through...
 
“Reflections on Islamic Art,” published in November 2011, pairs art from Doha’s monumental Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) with creative writing from twenty-seven internationally acclaimed authors. 
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued on Thursday a decision approving a 50 million Egyptian pound grant from...
A picture of David Letterman hangs outside the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. After 33 years and 6,028 broadcasts of his late-night show, David Letterman is retiring. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
 David Letterman ended his 33-year career as a late-night television host Wednesday, ushered into retirement by four...

Living

© AFP/File | A California man who posted thousands of sexually explicit photos of men and women on a "revenge porn" website was jailed for 18 years in what was described as the first case of its kind in US criminal history
 
 
 
 With jobs scarce and time on their hands, some tech-savvy Gazans have found a new way to make money - hacking Internet...
A woman holds her stomach at the last stages of her pregnancy in Bordeaux April 28, 2010.
 
Norway ranks as the world's best place to be a mother, well ahead of the United States, which dropped to the 33rd spot...
A Japanese town notorious for killing dolphins may set up a dolphin breeding farm after zoos and aquariums decided to stop...