The shadow of a Philippine Army personnel is cast on boxes of relief items from U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for the victims of super typhoon Haiyan, at Villamor Air Base in Manila 13 November 2013. 
Auditors and employees at the US Agency for International Development say critical assessments of the agency's work in Egypt were removed from a report before it was released by the agency's inspector general,... Friday, 24 October, 2014 - 08:56
Egypt's minister of social solidarity has urged civil society groups not to prejudge a new draft law for non-government organizations (NGOs), which they fear will roll back freedoms won in the 2011 uprising and... Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 18:06
An Egyptian woman waves a national flag as machineries are driven during an upgrading project on the Suez Canal, in Ismailia port city, northeast of Cairo, 12 August 2014.
Workers at the new Suez Canal project found Thursday the remains of another soldier during dredging works.   Brig. Gen. Kamel al-Wazir, head of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces, said the remains of... Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 15:52
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The Ministry of Electricity is considering a suggestion to sell state-owned Telecom Egypt’s 45-percent share in Vodafone Egypt to a “sovereign” governmental body, a source at the Ministry of... Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 14:44
The shadow of a Philippine Army personnel is cast on boxes of relief items from U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for the victims of super typhoon Haiyan, at Villamor Air Base in Manila 13 November 2013. 
An Egyptian woman waves a national flag as machineries are driven during an upgrading project on the Suez Canal, in Ismailia port city, northeast of Cairo, 12 August 2014.
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The death of three school children in Cairo’s Matariya, Giza’s Atfih and the province of Matrouh has shed more light on the growing negligence at schools in terms of lack of periodic maintenance.   One of the students died when a...

World

Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who have taken over Mosul and other northern provinces, prepare to board a bus in Baghdad, 20 June 2014.
Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start waging any kind of sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State and any similar effort...
People take part in Friday prayers as members of the police stand guard in Dhaka January 3, 2014.
A Bangladeshi Islamist party leader serving 90 years in prison for crimes during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence has died, a doctor said....
Turkish Kurds watch as smoke and dust rise over Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, 22 October 2014.
Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers approved a plan on Wednesday to send fighters to the Syrian town of Kobani to relieve fellow Kurds under attack by Islamic...

Economy

Egypt could tap international bond markets to raise up to $1.5 billion next year to shore up its finances and is open to agreeing an International Monetary Fund loan package if needed, Finance Minister Hany Kadry Dimian said on Thursday. The Arab...

Culture

“Al-Ins wal Djinn” (Man and Demon) did well at its time of release in 1985, probably due to its high-profile cast that includes regionally-revered comedian Adel Imam playing against type, and a young, anorexic-looking Yousra.
Broadcast rights of 200 Egyptian movies and plays have been illegally sold to an Arab channel by a scammer, the Chamber of Cinema Industry at the...
When the refined Lotus Abdel Kerim regrettably gave me her lavishly elegant book “Journey in Search of Myself: Story of a Life” I felt...
A story-telling performance entitled 'There You Go Man' will be held on 24 October on the stage of Rawabet theatre in Downtown, organized by...