President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurates the Arab League's 26th summit in Sharm al-Sheikh
 Egypt and Saudi Arabia are cooperating militarily to thwart a power grab in Yemen by Shiite rebels, but the agreement on how to deal with the region's complex and intertwined conflicts may stop there. The two... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 13:19
Delegates attend the Dakar-hosted Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) summit for talks on the recent military coup in Mali. (AFP Photo/Mamadou Toure Behan)
The Egyptian government is in negotiations with Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Kuwaiti sovereign funds for contributing in financing Egyptian projects in Africa, according to AlMal newspaper. The government is... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 12:09
Saudi-led strikes in Yemen are designed to maintain the regional status quo of Gulf monarchies, rather than the declared goal of defending the legitimacy of President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, according to a report by... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 11:19
The United States supports Arab plans to create a unified military force to counter growing security threats in the Middle East, and the Pentagon will cooperate with it where US and Arab interests coincide, Defense... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 08:22
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurates the Arab League's 26th summit in Sharm al-Sheikh
Delegates attend the Dakar-hosted Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) summit for talks on the recent military coup in Mali. (AFP Photo/Mamadou Toure Behan)

News

The Doctors' Syndicate is officially supporting the al-Mabarra Hospital staff strike and has sent a notification to the Health Ministry and the Therapeutic Foundation stating this.   Doctors from the foundation decided to strike after...

World

The United States pledged US$507 million and Kuwait promised $500 million towards easing Syria's humanitarian crisis at an international summit...
Myanmar President Thein Sein attended the ceremonial signing on Tuesday of a draft ceasefire accord between the government and ethnic rebel groups...
Air raids by a Saudi-led coalition again hit Houthi militia targets across Yemen on Monday night, striking the group's northern stronghold of...

Economy

Eygptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb at the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa summit
With the kickoff of the 18th Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) heads of state summit on Monday, Aswat Masriya provides facts on the organisation's history and Egypt's role in it.  Egyptian Prime Minister...

Culture

Actress Abeer Sabry
Scenarist Ahmed Atef has announced that the shooting of his new series "Neswan Qadera" (Capable Women) will start within a few days. This...
Hollywood actor Paul Walker poses for photographers during a news conference for Fast and Furious 4
When his lead actor died suddenly, James Wan knew there was not another director who could give him advice on how to finish the film.  Wan was...
Diego Barkan, director of the excavation for the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA), shows fragments of ancient basins unearthed at an archaeological dig in a future construction site in Tel Aviv March 29, 2015. 
 
Fragments of ancient beer-brewing basins unearthed in Tel Aviv indicate that Egyptians more than 5,000 years ago had settled farther north than...

Life Style

Chocolates topped with sunflower seeds are displayed during the 2nd Chocolate Fair in Barcelona in this October 21, 2006 .
 
It’s been more than 10 years since British-born chocolatier Willie Harcourt-Cooze bought a cocoa farm in Venezuela with the hopes of making the...
The head of Egypt’s Academy of Scientific Research and Technology has said that Egypt maintains the high rates of research plagiarism, adding...
Sleeping
Getting too little sleep is linked to poor health, but short naps might partly offset that effect, a small study suggests. Sleep deprivation can have...