© AFP/File | A picture shows Egypt?s High Court in downtown Cairo on January 1, 2015, during the hearing of three Al-Jazeera reporters on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood
 
 
 
 An Egyptian court on Saturday banned the armed wing of the Palestinian group Hamas and listed it as a terrorist organisation. Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood which the authorities have also... Saturday, 31 January, 2015 - 13:52
Facing grim economic prospects at home, desperate young Egyptians are seeking jobs in Libya - a country sliding into lawlessness where armed groups battle for control and dozens of their compatriots have been... Saturday, 31 January, 2015 - 12:05
Army deplys in North Sinai
 An employee at North Sinai's traffic administration was gunned down early Saturday by unidentified assailants, police sources said. The sources, who preferred to remain anonymous, told Aswat Masriya that the... Saturday, 31 January, 2015 - 11:32
 A student at al-Azhar University was killed and five individuals were injured in Sharqiya following protests held in support of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsy on Friday, a security source said. Dozens... Saturday, 31 January, 2015 - 10:41
© AFP/File | A picture shows Egypt?s High Court in downtown Cairo on January 1, 2015, during the hearing of three Al-Jazeera reporters on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood
 
 
 
Army deplys in North Sinai

News

In the past, a taxi used to be a comfortable choice, but recently has become a frustrating affair. Not only do you have to look out for drivers trying to scam you, but even if you finally find taxi, it doesn’t mean the driver will stop, and if...

World

© AFP/File | File picture shows a woman supporter of the Shiite Muslim Hezbollah movement holding an image of the movement's slain commander Imad Mughniyeh during a Hezbollah parade in the city of Nabatiyeh in southern Lebanon
The CIA and Israel's spy agency Mossad were behind an elaborate plot to kill Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh in a 2008 car bomb attack in...
© AFP | Supporters of the Huthi movement attend a gathering, called out for by the Yemeni Shiite Huthi group leader Abdulmalik al-Huthi, to discuss the country's security and political situation in Sanaa on January 30, 2015
 
 
 
Yemen's Shiite militia and ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh's party held a meeting boycotted by others parties Friday to discuss ending the...
© AFP/File | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara arrive at Tokyo's Haneda airport on May 11, 2014
 
 
 
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday dismissed as "false" reports that his wife Sara had pocketed at least $1,000 worth...

Economy

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) has made gains worth LE 26.7 billion (US $3.56 billion)during January. Stocks of the listed companies surged by 5.4%, posting LE 526.7 billion compared to LE 500 billion in December, the bourse weekly report showed...

Culture

Shakira
  Colombian pop star Shakira has given birth in Barcelona to her second child, a boy, she said on Friday. A statement posted on Shakira's...
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty reopens the Royal Jewelry in Alexandria 
Egypt has managed to retrieve and claim title to 274 illegally smuggled artifacts from Spain and France, the Antiquities Ministry has declared...
A pile of books
Speed reading has been around for more than half a century, but new apps are bringing the technique into the digital age, helping users breeze...

Life Style

group talking therapy
Patients with depression who fail to benefit from antidepressant drugs may do better if they are also treated with a type of "talking"...
Street vendor selling clothes in Cairo
Citizens were unexpectedly surprised with sales up to 70 percent on Cairo streets in the middle of the winter season.    Recession was the...
Everyone knows that walking limbers the aging body, but did you know it keeps the mind supple as well? Research shows that walking can actually boost...