The Egyptian army killed 88 suspected militants in security campaigns in North Sinai in the period between July 20 and July 31, relying on "confirmed information" from security agencies and citizens, the... Sunday, 2 August, 2015 - 13:20
An Egyptian court on Sunday postponed for the second time the verdict in the retrial of Al Jazeera television journalists who have been charged with aiding a terrorist organisation, a reference to the banned Muslim... Sunday, 2 August, 2015 - 12:14
Two children died yesterday at Beni Suef General Hospital after suffering from cramps and fever.   Witnesses said they were given a rehydration solution.   The first child was Jana Hanafy, 9 months old. Her... Sunday, 2 August, 2015 - 12:11
Hisham Geneina
Despite the recent controversy surrounding him and the serious charges against him, Hisham Geneina, head of the Central Auditing Organization, remained calm and confident during his three-hour interview with Al-Masry al... Sunday, 2 August, 2015 - 10:26
Hisham Geneina

Egypt

The administrative court adjourned its decision regarding a request filed by businessman Hesham Talaat Mostafa demanding his...
An IED exploded Sunday under the car of judge Mohamed Abdallah Abbas, head of Khanka Court, which was parked outside...
Pope Tawadros II
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced it would conduct its first global poll, under the supervision of the office of Pope...

Middle East/North Africa

As many as 1,332 people were killed in violence across Iraq in July, according to a monthly report released on Saturday by...
Israeli troops open fire at Palestinian fishermen
Israeli troops opened fire on a number of Palestinian farmers and fishermen in the Gaza Strip on Sunday. Israeli gunboats...
Thousands of Israelis attended demonstrations across the country on Saturday, two days after an ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed...

World

  The US government has "very recent indications" that "Jihadi John" -- the notorious, English-...
The new Afghan Taliban leader appealed for unity in the insurgency in his first public message released on Saturday amid...
Malaysian airliner
Aeroplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and may belong to the vanished Malaysia Airlines...

Business

Mobile phone subscribers May 2015
The number of cell phone subscribers in Egypt inched up 0.3 percent to 96.03 million in May 2015, compared to 95.75 million...




Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
Egypt's central bank kept the Egyptian pound steady at 7.73 per dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Sunday after a...
Credit Agricole Egypt 
Crédit Agricole Egypt reported a 17.5 percent increase in the interest income, which recorded LE1.3 billion in the first...

Science

Zimbabwe's wildlife authorities on Saturday announced restrictions on hunting around the country's biggest game...
 
© AFP / by Céline Serrat | Not so long ago, skeleton staff overwintering at the Ny-Alesund research centre could walk on the Arctic town's frozen bay and race their snow mobiles across its surface
 
 
 
Not so long ago, skeleton staff overwintering at the Ny-Alesund research center could walk on the Arctic town's frozen...
A woman sits with a sign showing a baby as she attends a ''Women Betrayed Rally to Defund Planned Parenthood'' at Capitol Hill in Washington July 28, 2015.
 
A political battle over the use of fetal tissue in medical research has been reinvigorated by the release of undercover...

Arts

by Benjamin Yeh | Chinese tourists visiting the late nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek park in northern Taoyuan
 
 
 
One has been beheaded, others defaced. Some are dressed in costumes by pranksters. Statues of Taiwan's former ruler...
A painting entitled 'I Remember When All This Was Trees' is shown inside its crate in a warehouse in Beverly Hills, California in this June 25, 2015 handout photo released to Reuters July 28, 2015. The huge street mural painted on a derelict Detroit auto factory by elusive...
 
A large street mural painted on a derelict Detroit auto factory by elusive British artist Banksy is going up for auction in...
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston
Scores of onlookers are expected to gather on Saturday near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the...

Living

This little island in the Orkneys is reachable by the world's shortest scheduled flight: less than two minutes from Kirkwall. Some 90 people call this place home and are fiercely proud of its superb beaches and long history. 
Think Britain is just a small island off the coast of Europe?   Think again.   It's actually a huge number of...
"A hotel in Maine is offering guests the chance to stay in a crypt that was once home to the body of a Catholic priest who died more than 100 years ago. It comes with a custom-built coffin big enough for two, just in case guests aren't brave enough to stay alone.  "
Here's one for the bucket list, although for some it might be too close to the bucket for comfort.   A hotel in...
Two-toed baby sloth Edward Scissorhands hangs onto a teddy bear in this handout photograph taken at London Zoo July 24, 2015 and released July 31, 2015.
 
When baby sloth Edward Scissorhands' mother stopped producing milk and could not care for her infant, a London zoo...