Militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula fired rockets into southern Israel on Friday in an incident that caused no casualties but appeared to be linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security... Saturday, 4 July, 2015 - 10:46
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attending the funeral of assassinated General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat
Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where... Saturday, 4 July, 2015 - 09:55
A civilian was killed on Friday during a protest rally in Cairo in support of Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi, security sources said, on the second anniversary of the army's overthrow of the Islamist... Friday, 3 July, 2015 - 20:45
Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on Friday dismissed as "propaganda" an Israeli claim that it provided support related to this week's jihadist attacks against Egyptian soldiers in Sinai. "The... Friday, 3 July, 2015 - 15:24
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attending the funeral of assassinated General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat

Egypt

Sunny weather over Alexandria, 12 January 2013.
The occupancy rate of 5-star hotels in Alexandria reached 74 percent in May, while 4-star hotels recorded 79 percent....
Supply and Internal Trade Minister Khaled Hanafy said the strategic reserves of local and imported wheat are sufficient...
Mehleb at Economic Summit
A government source said the presidency had inquired about the recent developments in the projects launched during the Sharm...

Middle East/North Africa

The Syrian army and its allied militia have launched a major assault on the rebel-held Syrian city of Zabadani, the Lebanese...
 Fearing for their safety in Tunisia after a gunman killed dozens of tourists, sun-seeking Europeans are switching to...
A year and half of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers were creeping towards the finish line on Friday as...

World

Tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets on Friday in rival rallies that laid bare the deep divide heading into a...
France on Friday rejected a request for asylum by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.   Assange has been living for the...
Supporters of Greece's bailout terms have taken a wafer-thin lead over the "No" vote backed by the leftist...

Business

cairo stock 
Egypt's stock market has witnessed losses of LE2.15 billion this week, as all indexes were down, Egyptian Exchange data...




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






 


 
The central bank let the Egyptian pound depreciate for the first time in five months on Thursday, a move analysts said would...
Egypt's market traded sideways on Thursday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 index went down by 0.68 percent,...

Science

A woman holds her stomach at the last stages of her pregnancy in Bordeaux April 28, 2010.
 
Better care and counseling is needed to teach overweight women hoping to become pregnant about the health dangers of their...
A high school student (L) walks towards a group of female students chatting in front of a school in Tokyo November 9, 2006.
 
Weight screenings in high school were not enough to get overweight and obese kids on track toward a healthier weight, a...
Many of us know all too well the frustration that comes of buying a shiny new gadget, only to see it smashed into a thousand...

Arts

People look at a Mk.1 Spitfire, donated by American entrepreneur and philanthropist, Thomas Kaplan, on display outside the Churchill War Rooms in London, Britain July 3, 2015.
 
A restored World War Two Spitfire which was shot down over northern France in 1940 is expected to raise about US$3 million...
Former American President Richard Nixon
Oh, Richard Nixon. Such a character you are. Literally. Perhaps no other modern president has been impersonated, parodied...
 A statue dating back to the ancient Assyrian era.
The head of the UN cultural organisation on Wednesday called for a campaign against the "culture cleansing" being...

Living

In search of peace? Maybe it's time to move to Iceland. According to the nonprofit Institute for Economics and Peace,...
Mickey Mouse posing for a picture with a visitor in Disneyland theme park.
Most of us are happy with being flung around in a roller coaster or spun high in a Ferris wheel. The rush of fear and the...
A flight information signboard shows the status of AirAsia flight QZ 8501 from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore at Changi Airport in Singapore December 28, 2014.
Aviation website AirlineRatings.com has just released its annual list of the world's 10 safest airlines....