Britain finalized a US$150 million loan guarantee to Egypt on Saturday, where Boris Johnson was on his first visit to the country as Foreign Secretary and following a request from a human rights organization, urging him... Sunday, 26 February, 2017 - 10:59
Dabaa nuclear plant site
Egypt's Nuclear Power Plants Authority started community dialogue on the country's first nuclear power plant in Dabaa, Matrouh governorate on Saturday. The yesterday's meeting was attended by Matrouh... Sunday, 26 February, 2017 - 10:43
Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali said Saturday that Coptic Christian families fleeing terrorism in the city of Al-Arish, northern Sinai would be returned to their normal lives in the city within 2 to 3 days at... Saturday, 25 February, 2017 - 16:28
Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday cleared former president Hosni Mubarak’s chief of staff from illicit gain charges. Zakaria Azmy offered to pay back LE1.8 million in settlements for illicit gain charges last year... Saturday, 25 February, 2017 - 16:26
Dabaa nuclear plant site

Egypt

US ambassador to Cairo Robert Stephen Beecroft
US ambassador to Cairo Stephen Beecroft said the new US administration is doing its best to seek cooperation with Egypt in...
Palestinian authorities say three workers have died after inhaling toxic gas in a smuggling tunnel beneath Gaza's border...
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has decided to postpone the decision to raise the fees for visas to Egypt until July, instead...

Middle East/North Africa

A deadly terrorist attack in central Syria on Saturday threatened to thwart efforts to wrest a political solution at peace...
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir made a rare visit to Baghdad on Saturday in a new attempt to heal the Sunni...
Militants attacked Syrian security forces in the western city of Homs on Saturday killing at least 14 people, the Syrian...

World

Malaysia welcomed Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Sunday for the start of a rare, month-long Asian tour, where the...
More than 1,000 people took to the streets of Manila on Saturday to protest Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's...
President Donald Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military buildups in...

Business

China's flag
President Donald Trump declared China the "grand champions" of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after...
International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr met on Wednesday with a delegation from the Industrial and Commercial Bank...
The Ministry of Manpower's labor representative office in Saudi Arabia, located at the Egyptian Consulate in Jeddah,...

Science

Gaining traction: Smart glasses will represent 11% of the market. 
Dust off your Google Glass Explorer editions, according to new data, smart glasses is where the smart money will be in the...
Smartphones are revolutionising the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to add-ons and apps that make their...
Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The findings were also announced at a news conference at NASA Headquarters in Washington (artist's renditions via CNN).
Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study...

Arts

Oscars statuette
On their way to this year's Oscars, Dev Patel searched for his Indian roots, Denzel Washington wrestled with racism as...
Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets -- the subjects of an Oscar-nominated documentary -- said they received US visas to attend next week's prestigious Academy Awards ceremony (Thaer Mohammed / AFP).
U.S. immigration authorities are barring entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about...
Journalists attend a preview of a new exhibition of dresses worn by the late Princess of Wales Diana, at Kensington Palace in London, Britain February 22, 2017 (Peter Nicholls / Reuters).
Gowns worn by Princess Diana for everything from meeting diplomats to dancing with movie stars feature in an exhibition...

Living

Expedia's latest etiquette survey identified some annoying passenger habits. Photo: AFP
 
 
 
Keep your knees and feet to yourself. That’s the overarching message from Expedia’s latest etiquette survey...
A woman holding a baby on her back in the village of Zhongdong, where a group of 18 families live inside a natural cave.
High in the misty hills of southwestern China, an hour’s hike from any road, the lowing of livestock echoes through...
One of the most traditional gastronomic experiences in Japan is the omakase, the equivalent of a Western tasting menu, in...