The Parliament issued its final approval of the new Judicial Authority draft law on Wednesday, disregarding the observations in a report released by the top authority of the State Council. The Parliament's approval... Wednesday, 26 April, 2017 - 16:51
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a speech during the ''Egypt's vision 2030'' meeting on sustainable development in Cairo, Egypt, in this February 24, 2016 handout picture courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency.  REUTERS/The Egyptian Presidency/Handout via Reuters


 




 


 
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said a new 200-million-square-meter industrial zone is currently being built in Ain-al Sokhna, stressing the need to implement similar projects so as to attract investors to pump... Wednesday, 26 April, 2017 - 16:11
Following a car bomb orchestrated by Sinai Province that killed four tribesmen in North Sinai on Tuesday, video footage was released showing a militant burned alive by a number of younger members of the al-Tarbiyeen... Wednesday, 26 April, 2017 - 13:56
State Council
A General Assembly for the State Council will be held next month to elect a new council head to succeed the current president, Mohamed Masoud, whose tenure ends on June 30, senior judicial sources told al-Masry al-Youm... Wednesday, 26 April, 2017 - 13:45
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a speech during the ''Egypt's vision 2030'' meeting on sustainable development in Cairo, Egypt, in this February 24, 2016 handout picture courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency.  REUTERS/The Egyptian Presidency/Handout via Reuters


 




 


 
State Council

Egypt

The Islamic State-affiliated group Sinai Province released a statement on Wednesday declaring its responsibility for the car...
Minister of Tourism Yehia Rashed says he’s stepping up tourism activities and planning promotional campaigns for...
Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed said Egypt will begin implementing a new visa system on June 1.   "Under this...

Middle East/North Africa

Saudi forces foiled an attempt from Yemen to blow up an Aramco fuel terminal in the southern Jazan province on Tuesday using...
The Committee for the Appointment of Judges in Israel, headed by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, appointed Hanaa al-Khatib...
Emirates plane
The chairman and CEO of Dubai's long-haul carrier Emirates said Tuesday he "can't dig into somebody's mind...

World

A suspected gas attack by Syrian government or Russian jets killed at least 35 people, including nine children, in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a British-based war monitoring group said (Khan Shaykhun / AFP).
France's foreign minister said on Wednesday that the chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack...
The founder of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia has announced plans for a crowd-funded news website offering stories by...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu abruptly canceled talks Tuesday with the German foreign minister over the visiting...

Business

The Finance Ministry approved the disbursement of a 10 percent social allowance for workers, during a meeting with the...
Egypt has about 2.6 months' worth of wheat in its strategic reserves and expects to buy up about 3.8 million tonnes from...
An offshore platform of Aramco's Karan non-associated gas field is seen in Saudi Arabia's territorial waters in this undated handout picture.
HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) has been formally mandated as an adviser on the initial public offering of Saudi Arabia's...

Science

Pyramids of Giza
Egypt administrative prosecution referred 12 former employees of the Antiquities Ministry to trial in a disciplinary court...
Malaria drugs
A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization said Monday...
A woman picks up some mandarin oranges at a fruits shop in Sydney June 7, 2011.
 
Humans likely developed large and powerful brains, researchers said recently, with the help of what is today the simplest of...

Arts

I.M. Pei (left), the architect of the once-controversial Louvre Pyramid now an icon of the French caoital, is to turn 100 (AFP Photo/Eric Feferberg / AFP). Global architect, Pei has been the design force behind JFK Airport, El Paso Tower and the Museum of Islamic Art, among many other sites.
The modernist architect I. M. Pei, who was once pilloried for plonking a glass pyramid into the courtyard of the Louvre,...
Chelsea Clinton takes part in a discussion during the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting in New York, September 29, 2015.
 
Hollywood actresses Blake Lively and Jessica Chastain were among the six women honored on Friday for their philanthropic...
An aerial shot of the British Library at St Pancras. Image: Tony Antoniou via AFP Relaxnews
 
 
 
The British Library has revealed plans for a 100,000sq ft expansion that will include additional exhibition space and...

Living

Effects of TV on children
An American study of young people in seven countries suggests that the violence they are exposed to via media content like...
hotel
Cleanliness and comfort outweigh little luxuries like a solid breakfast, pool or in-room deluxe coffee machine for hotel...
breakfast
For Earth Day 2017, which is focused on environmental literacy, take a look at the food waste movement, and what you can do...