Maya Morsi, head of the National Council for Women
The National Council of Women has voiced “legal solidarity” with Walaa Saad, the woman featured in a viral video showing her being beaten by a police officer inside a Cairo metro car.   "The NCW... Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 15:06
Cairo Criminal Court resumed on Monday the trial of former President Mohamed Morsi and 10 others over espionage charges.   The defendants are facing charges of leaking documents sensitive to the country’s... Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 14:59
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a TV address marking the fifth anniversary of the 2011 uprising 
During a visit to 6 October City, west of Cairo, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi launched 34 development projects in the suburb and in other regions across the country.   The projects will cost LE16 billion and be... Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 13:55
The Giza Criminal Court will start Monday the retrial of Muslim Brotherhood (MB) Supreme Guide Mohamed Badei and 36 other MB leaders and members over charges of plotting to burn state facilities and churches and kidnap... Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 12:44
Maya Morsi, head of the National Council for Women
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a TV address marking the fifth anniversary of the 2011 uprising 

Egypt

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail
The World Government Summit in Dubai began with the participation of more than 125 countries from around the world and 3,000...
Health Minister Ahmed Emad-Eddin
Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddine said that the Avastin used in treating patients who went blind in Tanta is not registered...
Head of the Meteorological Authority Ahmed Abdel Aal expected cold weather to prevail on Monday in daylight and very cold...

Middle East/North Africa

Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group as...
Aniseh Makhlouf, Syria's former first lady and the mother of current President Bashar Assad, died Saturday, the...
US President Barack Obama says governments across the Middle East that make a "commitment to justice and human rights...

World

Rescuers pulled out an eight-year-old girl alive from the rubble of a Taiwan apartment block on Monday more than 60 hours...
Some of the 267 asylum seekers Australia wants to deport to an offshore immigration center following a court ruling are...
At least three people were killed and 14 wounded on Monday when a suicide bomber attacked a bus filled with Afghan army...

Business

Yields on Egypt's 3-year and 7-year bonds rose at an auction on Monday while the yield on its 1.5-year zero coupon bond...
Finance Minister Hani Demian
Yields on Egypt's three-month treasury bills dropped while those on its nine-month bills rose at Sunday's auction,...
As oil and gas companies cut ever-deeper into the bone to weather their worst downturn in decades, boards have adopted...

Science

Rosana Vieira Alves bathes her 4-month-old daughter Luana Vieira, who was born with microcephaly, at their home in Olinda, Brazil, in this file photo taken February 4, 2016.
 
Experts on microcephaly, the birth defect that has sparked alarm in the current Zika virus outbreak, say they are struck by...
More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said...
A woman holds the hand of her mother who is dying from cancer during her final hours at a palliative care hospital in Winnipeg, 24 July 2010.
 Differences among alcoholics in who gets severe liver damage and who doesn’t might be partly due to differences...

Arts

French historian Jean-Pierre Filiu, a professor of Middle East studies at the Paris School of International Affairs, held on...
Actor Ahmed al-Saqqa
Director Amr Arafa concluded the shooting of scenes in Moqattam for his latest film "Men 30 Sana" (30 Years Ago...
Cast members Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Kate Hudson and J.K. Simmons (L-R) pose at the premiere of 'Kung Fu Panda 3' at the TCL Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California January 16, 2016. The movie opens in the U.S. on January 29.
 
Hollywood fumbled the ball during a quiet Super Bowl weekend at the multiplexes as new releases such as “Hail, Caesar...

Living

One of the most remarkable festivals in Europe, the Hom Strom, takes place in the Swiss town of Scuol. With overtones of " The Wicker Man," locals torch a giant straw effigy in the dead of winter.
Scuol is one of those perfectly preserved semi-isolated communities in the Lower Engadine valley of Switzerland, separated...
© AFP | Cyclists ride past buildings at Dubai Marina during Dubai Tour 2016
 
 
 
Germany's Marcel Kittel won the Tour of Dubai on Saturday after he outsprinted his rivals, claiming victory in the final...
CNN's Nima Elbagir speaks to a Kenyan family about why they choose to continue to brutal practice of female genital mutilation.
They covered her face and laid her down.   What happened next, Agnes wishes no girl would ever experience.  ...