Qatari Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends the start of the first contact group meeting on Libya in Doha 13 April 2011.
Qatar has pledged its "full support" to Egypt, an official statement said, ending more than a year of regional isolation over its support for Cairo's ousted Islamist president. "The security of Egypt... Sunday, 21 December, 2014 - 22:27
Mohamed Omar, a senior labour leader at the Egyptian Iron and Steel Company during  Dream TV  interview
A leading labor activist entered on Sunday his second day on hunger strike in protest over his superiors’ crackdown on striking colleagues at the Egyptian Iron and Steel Company, according to the Center for Trade... Sunday, 21 December, 2014 - 18:00
Central Security Forces raid NGO the National Democratic Institute in Dokki on 29 December.
The Board of Trustees of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights called on the government to end the state of tension between state institutions and independent human rights organizations.  The initiative... Sunday, 21 December, 2014 - 17:48
Chairman of the Energy Committee of the Federation of Egyptian Industries Tamer Abu Bakr said the international oil companies will take a cautious stance toward pumping new global investments with the collapse of crude... Sunday, 21 December, 2014 - 17:13
Qatari Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends the start of the first contact group meeting on Libya in Doha 13 April 2011.
Mohamed Omar, a senior labour leader at the Egyptian Iron and Steel Company during  Dream TV  interview
Central Security Forces raid NGO the National Democratic Institute in Dokki on 29 December.

News

Military raises combat readiness ahead of 28 November protests
The Egyptian Social Democratic Party supports the state and does not stand against its policies, but opposes some issues out of care for the nation, said party chairman Mohamed Aboul Ghar. The party rejects restrictions on freedoms and...

World

 Getty/AFP / by Brigitte Dusseau | Officers stand near the scene where two New York City policemen were killed execution style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner on December 20, 2014
New York was reeling Sunday after the murder of two uniformed cops by a man who said he was seeking revenge for the recent killings of unarmed black...
(L-R) US Secretary of State John Kerry, European Union Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton, and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are photographed as they participate in a trilateral meeting in Vienna, 15 October 2014.
Iran has seized on Washington's historic rapprochement with Cuba after five decades of Cold War standoff as proof that big power sanctions do not...
A member of the Libyan army guards the streets following yesterday's clashes in Benghazi 26 November 2013.
Military planes loyal to Libya's recognised government attacked on Sunday an opposing force that is seeking to seize the country's two...

Economy

Egyptian shares ended on a strong positive note for the second consecutive session following the Arab markets rebound, dealers said. The EGX30 Index soared 3.46 percent to record 8,690.43 points. Meanwhile, the EGX70 and the EGX100 also closed on a...

Culture

© AFP/File | A performance by Turkish dancing troupe Fire of Anatolia or Sultans of the Dance
 
 
 
Turkey's television regulator has handed a record fine to a popular game show for a segment where husbands were filmed dancing with other women...
Actor Mahmoud Hemeida
  Actor Mahmoud Hemeida said he is currently working on rehearsals for his new movie called ‘Men Dahr Ragel’ saying the scenes he...
Recovered paintings are pictured during a news conference at FBI Headquarters in Los Angeles, California December 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
An overseas tip investigators received six years after one of the biggest art heists in Los Angeles led to the return of nine stolen paintings,...

Life Style

. Cuban cigars for sale are on display at a hotel in Havana December 19, 2014.
Milagros Diaz has been rolling cigars for 48 years, so long she cannot even smell tobacco anymore, and she is thrilled that the U.S. market is...
AFP | Rolene Strauss, the newly crowned Miss World 2014, gives a speech upon her arrival at OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg on December 20, 2014
South Africa on Saturday welcomed home Miss World winner Rolene Strauss with wild cheers and ululation. Hundreds turned up at O.R. Tambo...
© AFP/File | Close-up shows a strain of listeria bacteria in the laboratory of departmental analysis of the Channel in St Lo, western France on May 10, 2000
 
 
 
A listeria outbreak believed to originate from commercially packaged caramel apples has killed at least four people in the United States and sickened...