A funeral Shaimaa al-Sabbagh/ WTNN Arabic TV
A Washington DC-based think-tank has scheduled a luncheon panel on the future of democracy in Egypt in light of the death of several civilians marking the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising on Sunday.   The... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 17:20
Ahmed(Zo'la) Mohsen, a famous pop DJ killed accidently during protests on 25 January, 2014, in Matariya
A DJ with one of Egypt’s most famous pop bands was accidently killed in clashes between police and supporters of former president Mohamed Morsy on Sunday as opposition groups commemorated the fourth anniversary of... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 17:18
FGM in rural society in Egypt
A doctor in Egypt was jailed on Monday for two years after the death of a 13-year-old girl on whom he performed genital mutilation (FGM), the first conviction since the practice was outlawed in 2008, the prosecutor said... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 17:14
Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Maghazy said the Toshka project to reclaim 450,000 acres has been idle since 2008. “But we are reviving it again,” he said during his inspection tour of the... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 16:57
A funeral Shaimaa al-Sabbagh/ WTNN Arabic TV
Ahmed(Zo'la) Mohsen, a famous pop DJ killed accidently during protests on 25 January, 2014, in Matariya
FGM in rural society in Egypt

News

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Waly said the president issued a decree amending certain provisions of the 1996 Children's Act in favor of sending children to foster care earlier.   The amendment replaced two-year-old children mentioned...

World

 Soldiers stand guard at the base of Ukrainian self-defence battalion 'Azov' in the southern coastal town of Mariupol, September 7, 2014.
Russia blamed Kiev on Monday for a surge in fighting in Ukraine and warned the West that any attempt to increase economic pressure on Moscow would be...
Hollywood star and United Nations envoy Angelina Jolie has urged world leaders to increase efforts in alleviating the suffering of victims of...
1 OF 14. Head of radical leftist Syriza party Tsipras speaks after winning elections in Athens, January 25, 2015.
 
 Greece's leftwing Syriza appeared on course to trounce the ruling conservatives in Sunday's snap election and could win the absolute...

Economy

Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour
Minister of Trade and Industry Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour returned home on Sunday coming from Switzerland, where he participated in the World Economic Forum.On the sidelines of Davos Forum, Abdel Nour participated in a World Trade Organization (WTO)...

Culture

 
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...
Actress Yousra offering condolences over death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz at the Saudi embassy, Cairo, 26 January, 2015.
Actress Yousra offered condolences on Sunday at the Saudi embassy in Cairo over the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, who died early on...
An anti-Morsy protester waves an Egyptian flag as a military helicopter passes over Tahrir square during a protest to support the army in Cairo 26 July 2013.
Actor Amr Waked Hany Adel and Adham al-Saeed, members from the band Wust al-Balad Writer Mohamed Hefzy Actress Jihan Fadel and her husband Amr...

Life Style

© AFP | Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is crowned Miss Universe 2014 during the 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Pageant at Florida International University on January 25, 2015 in Miami, Florida
 
 
 
Colombia's Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe Sunday, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at...
© AFP / by Haitham El-Tabei | Egyptian members of the Go Bike group take part in a bicycle ride in Cairo, on December 27, 2014
 
 
 
Yasmine Mahmoud cuts a defiant figure as she weaves her bicycle through the chaotic streets of Cairo, a place where few women dare to pedal. Every...
A worker from St Mary's Lacor hospital disinfects villagers during an earlier Ebola outbreak in Uganda. Seven doctors and 13 health workers at Kampala's Mulago hospital are in quarantine after "at least one or two cases" were taken there, with one later dying from the virus.
  A British nurse who had been critically ill with Ebola after working in Sierra Leone has been discharged from a London hospital after making a...