Supporters of Ahmed Shafiq at the Canada Egypt Business Council at Nile Tower
The political party founded by former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq has vowed to sue media outlets that reported Egyptian authorities had advised Shafiq to abstain from political comments.   Yahia Qadry... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 14:54
Interior Minister Magdy abdel Ghaffar
A widely-circulated video has shown police officers dragging and insulting a cafe owner who cried foul during a police campaign to raze illegal businesses on roadsides.   "Enough, sir, this is too much,... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 14:33
A disagreement over prices to be offered to other service providers for the use of Telecom Egypt’s internet infrastructure was behind TE director Mohamed Al-Nawawy's dismissal, documents have... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 12:43
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan
Turkish President Reecep Tayyip Erdogan has launched a fresh attack on Egypt over the death sentence handed to former president Mohamed Morsi, a major ally to Ankara.   Speaking Tuesday to a local TV station,... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 11:54
Supporters of Ahmed Shafiq at the Canada Egypt Business Council at Nile Tower
Interior Minister Magdy abdel Ghaffar
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan

Egypt

Hani Abu Rida
According to international media, Hani Abu Rida, member of FIFA's Executive Committee, is among the defendants of the...
Finance Minister honors customs department worker
Finance Minister Hani Qadri Demian honored Mostafa Abdel Fadeel, of Cairo Airport’s customs department, on Wednesday...
© AFP/File / by Tupac Pointu | If you thought today's young YouTube celebrities have only virtual contact with their fans, think again. They have taken on something new: real life
 
 
 
The Agouza Misdemeanor Court has postponed to May 31 the trial of a woman who appeared in a raunchy Youtube music clip over...

Middle East/North Africa

Iran hit back Thursday at US charges that the trial of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian on spying charges lacked...
Islamic State posted photographs online which it said were taken in the central Syrian city of Palmyra and appeared to show...
Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad bin Suhaim, a Qatari citizen who belongs to the ruling family in Qatar, has resigned from his post...

World

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed a decree making military losses in "special operations" during...
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on Wednesday for an immediate end to island-building by China and other countries...
The Arab ministerial committee responsible for monitoring the Palestine file in the United Nations will meet in Cairo with...

Business

Egypt's market closed on Thursday in the red zone for the third session in a row, as the benchmark EGX30 index inched...




Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
 Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at 7.53 to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Thursday, while...
 Egypt's stock exchange said on Thursday it would reduce the free float required for new companies to list on its...

Science

nano gold particles cancer treatment 
New data to be released this weekend should help deepen the understanding of how broadly new drugs that unleash the body...
Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy said there is a protocol with the Communications Ministry as to how to get rid...
France on Wednesday unveiled a list of companies which will sponsor the year-end UN climate talks in Paris, sparking...

Arts

 B.B. King performs at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming concert
With music, singing and tears, hundreds of mourners in Memphis bade farewell to blues giant B.B. King as his casket,...
Sherien Reda, ex-wife of singer Amr Diab, has said her divorce from Diab did not affect her acting career.   Reda said...
Lobna Abdel Aziz
The Who Loves Egypt campaign has signed a cultural cooperation protocol with the UN committee for arts in the Middle East...

Living

German Chancellor Angela Merkel topped the Forbes list of the world's 100 most powerful women for the fifth consecutive...
Bank of England Deputy Governor Nemat Shafik
Forbes magazine has selected British national Nemat Shafiq, the deputy governor of the Bank of England, as the 66th most...
Puppet show
Amid the bustle of the De La Salle Square in Daher, a small cart covered with green curtains was placed. Knowing what will...