A source with the Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency announced that the agency has finalized proposals on a new increase in electricity rates, expected to be applied starting July 2017, al-... Tuesday, 28 March, 2017 - 15:30
Egyptian Parliament
The House of Representatives on Monday approved a new draft law on Judicial Authority, which includes amendments to some articles of the laws regulating the State Council; the State Lawsuits Authority (SLA); and the... Tuesday, 28 March, 2017 - 14:01
Israel's Counter-Terrorism Bureau urged its citizens on Monday not to travel to Egypt’s Sinai, calling on holidaymakers currently there to leave immediately, citing terror threats by "Islamic State... Tuesday, 28 March, 2017 - 12:18
Kids wait to fill jerrycans with fresh water
The ongoing reduction in Egypt’s Nile fresh water may subject the country to fresh water and energy shortages by 2025, according to a report published in the Geological Society of America’s (GSA)... Tuesday, 28 March, 2017 - 12:12
Egyptian Parliament
Kids wait to fill jerrycans with fresh water

Egypt

The Egyptian men are the third shortest among the Middle Eastern countries, with an average male height of 170cm, coming...
"Around two million tuk-tuks (three-wheeled-vehicles) are on the streets today," said Major General Adel Zaki,...
The Egyptian meterological association is predicting a significant increase in temperatures across the country on Wednesday...

Middle East/North Africa

President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses a crowd in North Khartoum, 8 June 2013.
Sudan's official news agency says President Omar al-Bashir will attend Wednesday's Arab Summit in Jordan, despite a...
A US-backed Syrian alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias on Sunday took a military airport in northern Syria held by "...
Iran denied on Saturday US accusations that its fast-attack boats were "harassing" warships at the mouth of the...

World

Centrist Emmanuel Macron would trounce far-right leader Marine Le Pen in France's presidential election if, as seems...
The United States and the European Union voiced concern about the arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and more than 1,000 others at a demonstration in Moscow (Evgeny Feldman for Alexei Navalny's campaign / AFP).
Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny appeared in court on Monday after he and more than 1,000 other people were arrested at an...
China's Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin speaks during a news conference in Beijing, July 13, 2016 (China Daily via Reuters).
China and the countries surrounding the South China Sea should set up a cooperation mechanism to boost exchanges in efforts...

Business

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado July 23, 2008.
 
Amazon has had its eye on the Middle East for some time. Now it's finally made a move. It has agreed to buy the region...
Britain's biggest retailer Tesco is the world's third-biggest supermarket group after France's Carrefour and global leader and US giant Wal-Mart. Tesco handed £214 mn in penalties over false accounting (Daniel Leal-Olivas / AFP) 
Supermarket Tesco has agreed to a fine and compensation costs totalling £214 million ($268 million, 247 million euros...
World Bank economist Sahar Nasr 
Sahar Nasr, Minister of International Cooperation, announced that the government is continuing its negotiations with the G-8...

Science

Pyramids of Giza
The Ministry of Antiquities plans to inaugurate the largest temporary restoration laboratory on Wednesday morning at the...
A self-driven Volvo SUV owned and operated by Uber Technologies Inc. is flipped on its side after a collision in Tempe, Arizona, U.S. on March 24, 2017. Courtesy Fresco News / Mark Beach / Handout via Reuters. 
Uber Technologies Inc suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent...
Apple's latest iPad – replacing the iPad Air 2 – is a relatively inexpensive 9.7in tablet that bridges the...

Arts

Robert Pattinson has a role in Amazon jungle adventure ‘Lost City of Z’. ― AFP pic
 
 
Robert Pattinson has teamed up with fashion giant Karl Lagerfeld on a brand new campaign for Dior Homme.    The...
British actress Emma Thompson says President Donald Trump once called her out of the blue years ago and asked her for a date...
"Beauty and the Beast" live-action movie
It is the fairy tale that is dominating the box office—and the beauty industry. We take a look at some of the most...

Living

Sahaba mosque in Sharm El Sheikh
Egypt's Minister of Religious Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar inaugurated on Friday Al-Sahaba mosque in Sharm El Sheikh's...
People exercise beside the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok 24 September 2014.
A new study has found Parkinson’s patients who do 2.5 hours, or 150 minutes, of exercise a week can slow down the...
Couples/ marriage/ partners
The other day, I was idling in traffic when I happened to glance in my rear view mirror. Although I couldn’t hear...