Fire at Egypt furniture factory 
 
A fire at a furniture factory outside Cairo killed 25 people on Tuesday, the spokesman for Egypt's health ministry said. Another 22 people were injured by the fire in El Obour, an industrial city about 35 kilometres... Tuesday, 28 July, 2015 - 19:22
 Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian woman during clashes at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in old city of Jerusalem
 Arab League foreign ministers will meet in Cairo early next month to discuss clashes involving Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, a senior Palestinian official said. Sunday’s... Tuesday, 28 July, 2015 - 16:30
After 16 days of forced disappearance, Esra Al-Tawil has been spotted at the Al-Qanater prison, according to the "Freedom for the Brave" Facebook page.
 
State Security Prosecution officially charged young photojournalist Esraa al-Tawil of belonging to a terrorist group and spreading false news on Monday, and ordered the renewal of her detention by 15 days.   In mid... Tuesday, 28 July, 2015 - 16:03
In an interview with the Egyptian daily publication, Al-Masry Al-Youm, H.E Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, the UAE State Minister and head of the UAE/Egypt Liaison Office discusses the UAE’s strong ties with Egypt,... Tuesday, 28 July, 2015 - 10:19
Fire at Egypt furniture factory 
 
 Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian woman during clashes at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in old city of Jerusalem
After 16 days of forced disappearance, Esra Al-Tawil has been spotted at the Al-Qanater prison, according to the "Freedom for the Brave" Facebook page.
 

Egypt

Workers construct the Suez Canal, circa 1860, stretching some 190-kilometers long.   The French Empress Eugenie...
The World Health Organization launched on Tuesday a national campaign to combat the spread of viral hepatitis through the...
Minister of Agriculture Salah Hilal
Agriculture Minister Salah Hilal announced on Tuesday the establishment of an Egyptian-Sudanese model fish farm with a...

Middle East/North Africa

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was impossible to continue a peace process with Kurdish militants and...
A customer uses a petrol nozzle to fill up his tank in a gas station in Nice August 27, 2012.
 
The United Arab Emirates has slashed gasoline subsidies, announcing Tuesday that it will raise the cost of a liter of...
An explosives specialist police officer collects samples after a bomb blast in the village of Sitra, south of Manama, Bahrain, July 28, 2015.
A bomb killed two Bahraini policemen on Tuesday and the explosives resembled some seized at the weekend that the government...

World

Residents in a chic Rome suburb and a northern Italian village staged angry anti-immigrant protests on Friday, with...
Growing up as a young gay man in South Korea in the 1970s and 80s, film director Kim Jho Gwang-Soo was warned that his...
US President Barack Obama (L) greets Gifty Jemal Hussein (C), a farmer, as they talk about improved corn production as the result of Feed the Future during a tour of Faffa Food, which produces low-cost and high-protein foods, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Tuesday. (AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB)
 US President Barack Obama called on Africa Tuesday to end “the cancer of corruption” and embrace democracy...

Business

Etisalat Egypt
 Abu Dhabi-listed Etisalat reported a 40 percent fall in second-quarter net profit on Tuesday that it blamed on its...
Egypt's central bank is expected to keep interest rates on hold on Thursday with inflation still in double digits,...
Egypt's market closed in the green zone on Tuesday, as the benchmark EGX30 index rose 0.79 percent, recording 7,949.89...

Science

The World Health Organization launched on Tuesday a national campaign to combat the spread of viral hepatitis through the...
South Korea declared on Tuesday it is effectively out of danger from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), more than two...
It may not be considered a landmark birthday for humans, but turning 37 on Tuesday made Hong Kong's Jia Jia the oldest-...

Arts

Saba Mubarak, starring with Amr Youssef and Salah Abdallah in “The Price”, directed by Hisham Issawi, said...
Cast members Evangeline Lilly (L) and Paul Rudd (R) pose with producer Kevin Feige at the premiere of Marvel's 'Ant-Man' in Hollywood, California June 29, 2015.
 
Adam Sandler's star appears to have dimmed significantly, after "Pixels," a slice of arcade game nostalgia...
Giza pyramids is on fire, part of an online artistic campaign 'My Name is Gaza. Do you see me!!' by Palestinian artist Jihad Abdul Haq
An online, artistic campaign named ‘My Name is Gaza. Do You See Me!!’ has been launched by Palestinian graphic...

Living

Mohamed Hosni, known as Hammo Finish, a talented barber who owns the most famous barber shop in the neighborhood ...
In the center of Guilin in China southern Guangxi Province, Jingjiang Princes City has a history stretching back to the late 14th century, older than the Forbidden City in Beijing.
Guilin, China   This city in China's southern Guangxi province is surrounded by green farmland spiked by limestone...
Bahraini female bodybuilder and personal trainer Haifa al-Musawi has several certificates from international fitness and bodybuilding associations
Flexing her muscles in defiance of the Gulf's conservative cultural stereotypes, bodybuilder Haifa Musawi has lost all...