Human Rights Monitor has condemned the death of three Egyptians by torture in the Matareya Police Station over the past few days.   The organization said in a report released Thursday that the Egyptian authorities... Friday, 27 February, 2015 - 17:01
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Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris, unveiling plans for his majority stake in European broadcaster Euronews, said on Friday a cash injection would be used to expand onto digital platforms and better promote the brand. In an... Friday, 27 February, 2015 - 15:39
 Egypt could raise as much as $2 billion through a Eurobond this year and expects economic growth of close to 7 percent in three years' time, Finance Minister Hany Kadry Dimian said on Friday. The Arab world... Friday, 27 February, 2015 - 15:36
Temporary workers of Petroshahd Petroleum continued their hunger strike for the second week in a row, demanding permanent contracts for having worked for the company for four years.   “The management and the... Friday, 27 February, 2015 - 14:07
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News

Storm
A significant drop in temperature is expected on Saturday, with mild weather in the north, hot in the south during the day but very cold at night.   Temperatures on Saturday in Cairo are projected to rise to a high of 22C and drop to a low of...

World

© Jiji Press/AFP | School children pray for their friend Ryota Uemura in Kawasaki, suburban Tokyo, at the site where his body was found, February 24, 2015
 
 
 
Japanese police on Friday arrested a teenager on suspicion of killing a 13-year-old schoolboy, in a chilling murder some local media suggested was...
The number of people moving to Britain surged last year, an embarrassment for Prime Minister David Cameron, whose Conservatives had pledged to cut...
© AFP/File | Palestinian flags fly on a square in the new Palestinian city of Rawabi, just north of Ramallah in the West Bank, August 6, 2013
 
 
 
Israel will stop cutting power to Palestinian cities over unpaid bills and will deduct funds from tax money to prevent the debt increasing, a...

Economy

cairo stock 
Egypt's market main index EGX30  incurred losses 1.6 percent in a week  recording   9,334.01 points, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. Meanwhile, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 went down 2.8 percent  to 558...

Culture

Mohamed Mounir
Mohamed Mounir’s “Masr Qariba” (Egypt is Near) was the most tweeted hashtag on Twitter in the early hours of Friday morning....
Socialite Paris Hilton
Socialite Paris Hilton began a visit on Thursday to Cuba, where her family lost a hotel a half-century ago when Fidel Castro took power, according to...
A worker puts the final touch during the renovation of the Hotel Sale known as the Picasso Museum in the Marais district of Paris, 4 March 2014.
A Picasso painting, snatched more than a decade ago from a storeroom in Paris, has surfaced in New York and will be returned to the French government...

Life Style

 U.N. convoy of soldiers passes a screen displaying a message on Ebola on a street in Abidjan August 14, 2014.
A drug derived from a Chinese medicinal herb is showing promise for combating Ebola infection, effectively imprisoning the virus inside cells so it...
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,...