The workers at the Egyptian and Iron Steel Company (EISCO) went on a total strike demanding 15 months worth of annual profit shares, four delayed bonuses for this year, the dismissal of the board of directors and... Sunday, 23 November, 2014 - 18:32
An Egyptian woman who was six months pregnant died on Sunday of the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, five days after being admitted to a hospital, the fourth death from a contageous viral disease in a week and... Sunday, 23 November, 2014 - 18:19
FGM in rural society in Egypt
The UN Development Programme director in Egypt Ignacio Artaza expressed hope toward eliminating female genital mutilation after he visited Be'r Anbar Village in Qena few days ago and listened to the opinion of... Sunday, 23 November, 2014 - 16:09
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Egypt would be ready to lend a hand in securing a future Palestinian state by sending in troops that could help out local police and offer Israel security guarantees, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in a... Sunday, 23 November, 2014 - 15:45
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Mohamed Saeed, a 23-year old man, complained to Al-Masry Al-Youm about the decline of the papyrus craft in Qaramous village, Sharqiya, which has left him unemployed among millions of other youth in Egypt.    Saeed, a resident of Qaramous,...

World

Hundreds of protesters take part in a demonstration against Israeli aggression on Gaza Strip, Mansoura, 16 November 2012. Israeli aggression on Gaza Strip continuing for seventh day in-a-row, which left dozens of killed and injured.
Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian in the Gaza Strip near the border with Israel on Sunday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said, the first such...
A view of the Arak heavy-water project 190 km (120 miles) southwest of Tehran August 26, 2006.
Iran says it will not be possible by a 24 November deadline to reach a comprehensive deal with world powers aimed at resolving the stand-off over...
An Israeli flag flutters in the wildcat Jewish outpost of Maale Rehavam in the heart of the occupied West Bank on 11 May 2006.
Jewish extremists and settlers are suspected to be responsible for firebombing a house in a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank early on...

Economy

Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy
Egypt said on Sunday it is seeking a strategic alliance with Saudi Arabia, stressing on the necessity to boost trade between the two countries.   Speaking during the 16th Conference for Arab Businessmen and Investors, Egyptian Minister of...

Culture

Actor Khaled Abol Naga says he has now hired a lawyer to take necessary legal measures after another lawyer earlier filed treason charges against him...
AFP | A photo taken on November 22, 2014 shows a view of the site where archaeologists have unearthed a funeral mound dating from the time of Alexander the Great, in Amphipolis, Northern Greece
Paintings of daily life have been discovered on columns at Greece's biggest ancient tomb at Amphipolis in the northern region of Macedonia, the...
Cairo Opera House
A documentary called ‘88’ will be screened on Sunday at the Cairo Opera House’s Artistic Creativity center.   The film is the...

Life Style

Women ploughing the land
Gamalat Suleiman has never read about women’s rights or joined any of the rights groups. The axe, that she held for 60 years, taught her that...
AFP / by Sammy Ketz with Zein al-Rifai in eastern Aleppo | Syrians dance at a night club in the government-controlled part of the northern city of Aleppo, November 15, 2014
A sliver of Aleppo's once famous nightlife has returned to the war-torn Syrian city, with cafes and singers catering to residents of regime-held...
Getty/AFP/File | Carbohydrates are associated with heightened levels of a fatty acid linked to increased risk for diabetes and heart disease, Ohio State University study shows
Long-derided saturated fats -- associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease -- caught a break when research revealed their...