Abdel Fattah al-Sisi overseeing military exercises
Two Egyptian military officers and two from the United Arab Emirates were killed on Wednesday when their plane crashed during a joint exercise in Egypt, official reports said. Egypt's military spokesman said in a... Thursday, 18 December, 2014 - 07:44
Khaled Dawoud, spokesperson of the Dostour Party, criticized the presidency for ignoring the suggestions presented by the political parties to change the protest law, Al-Masry Al-Youm reports.   “The... Wednesday, 17 December, 2014 - 19:05
Al-Azhar University has decided to expel 71 students for their involvement in protests on campus, and suspended investigation with five others not proven to have participated in such acts. In a statement on Wednesday,... Wednesday, 17 December, 2014 - 17:52
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), from 2003 through until October 2, 2014, there have been 668 laboratory-confirmed human cases of H5N1 infection officially reported from 16 countries. (File photo: Reuters)
 
An Egyptian woman died on Wednesday of bird flu bringing the number of deaths of bird flu tonine cases since the beginning of the year, Al-Masry Al-Youm reports.   One hundred and ninety Egyptians have been... Wednesday, 17 December, 2014 - 17:14
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi overseeing military exercises
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), from 2003 through until October 2, 2014, there have been 668 laboratory-confirmed human cases of H5N1 infection officially reported from 16 countries. (File photo: Reuters)
 

News

Yasser al-Borhamy, vice president of the Salafi Dawah, called on Endowments Minister Mohamed Mukhtar Gomaa to participate in a public debate about issues like excommunication, violence and jihad jurisprudence.   He said on Al-Nour Party’s...

World

Chantelle Taylor is a former combat medic who fought in one of Britain's bloodiest battles inAfghanistan and wrote about her experience as a...
A Palestinian man holding a Palestinian national flag argues with an Israeli policewoman, during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron, 22 August 2014.
Jordan formally submitted to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday a draft resolution calling for peace between Israel and the...
Islamic State fighters
Militants from the Islamic State group have abducted two reporters working for the Iraq-based Kurdish TV channel Rudaw in northeastern Syria, the...

Economy

© Getty/AFP/File | US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for January delivery sank $1.16 in afternoon trade to $54.77
 
 
 
The market continued its fall on Wednesday amid the plunge in oil prices, losing more than US$3.8 billion during the two sessions in a row.   The EGX30 index on Wednesday's session dropping 4.59 percent on to reach 8,124.68 points with...

Culture

AFP/File / by Myriam Chaplain Riou | French writer Michel Houellebeck poses on November 5, 2014 during his photo exhibition "Before Landing" at the Pavillon Carre de Baudouin in Paris
His new book has not even been released but Michel Houellebecq -- one of France's most provocative and widely translated writers -- is already...
How many times have you reminisced about your boyhood and found yourself smiling when you remembered the day you cried when the ice cream slipped...
The Egyptian Museum, home to the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, will begin Thursday evening its first sound and light...

Life Style

The head of the Italian Labor Union Carmelo Barbagallo2
The head of the Italian Labor Union Carmelo Barbagallo has expressed pride of his Arab ancestry, voicing optimism for Africa’s economic future...
 AFP/File | File picture shows a dress rehearsal for a production of Tchaikovsky's "The Sleeping Beauty" at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow
Children's cartoons depict death more often than films for adults, and their main characters are more than twice as likely to be killed off,...
Two Giza families hold a conventional reconcilation gathering
Under tight security measures, two Giza families agreed Tuesday to end vendetta killings in a conventional reconciliation session, a practice that...